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Lumberjacks shut out Thunderhawks

CEC maintains strong offense, defense for three periods

A third period offensive explosion helped propel the Cloquet-Esko-Carlton boys hockey team to a 6-0 thumping of Grand Rapids on Tuesday night in Cloquet. Leading 3-0 entering the final period, the 'Jacks broke the game open with three goals to secure the shutout win.

CEC opened the scoring early in the first period on a pretty goal by Gavin Rasmussen which was set up by Jon Baker and finished up when Landon Langenbrunner slipped a pass to Rasmussen from behind the net. Rasmussen gathered in the puck and scored his eighth goal of the season as he slid the puck between the legs of Thunderhawk go...