Lakers surge into second

February 17, 2019

A pair of 3-1 weekend wins over their arch-rival Michigan Tech Huskies has the Lake Superior State Lakers tied for second place in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association.

The Lakers have a record of 15-7-2 within the WCHA and are tied with the Bowling Green Falcons.

Overall, Lake Superior State has a record of 20-8-2 through 30 games this season.

Scoring wise, senior forward Diego Cuglietta tops the Laker scoring chart with 20 goals, 14 assists, 34 points.

From a local angle, Michigan Soo native Ashton Calder has been a nice contributor for the Lakers as a freshman forward. The 6-foot-1, 200-pound Calder, who has a 1998 birth date, has played in 29 of the Lakers 30 games and has 3 goals, 12 assists, 15 points.

PHOTO: Lake Superior State Lakers freshman forward Ashton Calder.

What you think about “Lakers surge into second”

  1. Best season in a long time for the Lakers. Things finally seem to be coming together under coach Damon Whitten.

    The Lakers have a commitment from a Northern Ontario player, Jesse Tucker from Longlac. He’s currently playing for Green Bay of the USHL and will likely be joining the Lakers in a couple of seasons.

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