George Hill made 27 saves and won for the first time since October 10 as the Detroit Fighting Irish cuffed the visiting Michigan Ice Dogs 6-2 in Midwest Jr. Hockey League action from Friday.
Hill improved his record to 2-3 and lowered his goals against average to 4.21 with the triumph.
The only other win for Hill this season was also against the Ice Dogs when he made 43 saves in the early-October tilt.
Hill was part of a team-effort triumph for the Fighting Irish in Friday’s win at the Ice Box Sports Center.
Ken Winter and Chuck Hicks netted two goals apiece while Chase Tackett added a goal and two assists.
Jacob Hernandez scored the other Fighting Irish goal while Eric Long chipped in with three assists and Shawn Mott and Austin McKibbin had two helpers apiece in support of Hill’s goaltending.
Marc Rotondo scored both goals for Michigan.
The Fighting Irish will play host to the MC Monarchs this afternoon at 3:10 p.m.
Detroit heads into the game with a record of 12-6-2 for 26 points, which is four fewer than MC, which has a 15-6 mark.
PHOTO: Goalie George Hill made 27 saves as the Detroit Fighting Irish upended the Michigan Ice Dogs on Friday night.