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By Kerry Rodd
Pine Knot News Sports 

Wilderness sweep Brookings for needed wins


December 21, 2018

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Andrew Troy (26) celebrates his goal, from the blue line, to put the Wilderness up 2-0 late in the second period at Northwoods Credit Union Arena. Photos by

It has been a tumultuous season for the Minnesota Wilderness. As they near the halfway point of the season, the Wilderness find themselves in unfamiliar territory in the standings - near the bottom of the North American Hockey League Central Division. The good news is the Wilderness picked up impressive back-to-back wins on Friday and Saturday at home over the bottom-dwelling Brookings Blizzard.

"It was an important weekend from a standpoint of making up ground in the standings," said Wilderness head coach Dave Boitz. "I thought on Friday we played pretty well. We had kind of a slow start a...

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