After a dominating 7-2 win a night before the Dryden GM Ice Dogs (8-8-1-0) made it two in a row against the Thief River Falls Norskies (2-6-0-0) with a 4-2 win. 

The first period was filled with many shots, chances, and only one goal.

It was the visiting Ice Dogs that got on the board first with 50 seconds left in the first period. Cameron Ware was able to put one past Matthew Mason who was making his third start of the season.

Ondrej Bardos, and Brady Frattinger picked up the assists.

After 20 minutes it was Dryden GM with the 1-0 lead and a 19-13 lead in shots.

Thief River Falls would respond early in the second period after R.J. Dickie was awarded a penalty shot and put it home to tie the game 1-1.

Cameron Ware would get his second of the game and third of the weekend to restore Dryden’s one-goal lead.

Ondrej Bardos picked up his second point of the game with an assist. 

Thief River Falls would tie the game once again on the powerplay late in the second period. Jace Thompson beat Belley and picked up his third of the season to make it 2-2.

After 40 minutes the game was tied 2-2 heading into the intermission. The shots in the period were 15-12 for Thief River Falls.

It wouldn’t be until the 16:34 mark of the third period that Dryden GM would break the deadlock and take the lead as Tristan Takats would score the game-winning goal for the 3-2 lead.

Ian Kimble and Bryce Benfield added the assists.

The Norskies would get a late powerplay down a goal. They pulled the goalie but Tristan Takats would score on the empty net to secure the 4-2 win for the Ice Dogs.

In the third period, Dryden outshot the Norskies 14-6. The shot total in the game was 45-34 Dryden.

Jordan Belley made 43 saves in the win, while Mason gave up three goals on 34 shots.

The Ice Dogs continue their eight-game road trip next weekend against the Wisconsin Lumberjacks starting Friday night.