Just call it a Saturday night invasion.
Detroit Fighting Irish, MC Monarchs and Traverse City Hounds all skated into enemy arenas and left with Midwest Jr. Hockey League victories on Saturday.
DETROIT 5, SOO 1
The visiting Fighting Irish salvaged a split of a two-game series at Big Bear Arena with a decisive win over the Firehawks.
Rob Danyo scored once and added two assists and Kory Dombrowski made 24 saves to spark Detroit, which improved its record to 6-4 with the victory.
A total of 194 minutes in penalties — including several majors and game misconducts — were issued in the testy contest.
The Fighting Irish concludes its northern venture this afternoon with a game at Alpena.
MC 9, BERKLEY 5
MWJHL scoring leaders Adam Jonak and Trevor Pode produced six points apiece as the expansion Monarchs pushed their record to 9-3 by besting the Bruins.
Jonak leads the MWJHL with 21 goals, 31 assists, 52 points in 12 games while his sidekick Pode has 14-22-36 totals.
Alec Domin added two goals and an assist and plum defender Jarrad Vroman chipped in with three helpers for the Monarchs, who extended their winning streak to three games.
TRAVERSE CITY 9, ALPENA 2
Cam Fisher found range for three goals and an assist and Greg Meuser scored once and assisted on four others as the Hounds remained unbeaten in extending their record to 11-0.
Austin Flores added a goal and two helpers for Traverse City, which got 23 saves from goalie Justin Abdelhak.
PHOTO: Action from Saturday night’s game between the visiting Detroit Fighting Irish and the hometown Soo Firehawks at Big Bear Arena.