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Papermakers defeat Falcons 6-3 in annual Derby game

Falcons goalie Lee Satran stopped an early Papermakers power play with some key saves. Eagle River held a 1-0 lead after the first period, but Mosinee returned from the intermission to score four goals in the second.     —Staff Photos By ANTHONY?DREW
Falcons goalie Lee Satran stopped an early Papermakers power play with some key saves. Eagle River held a 1-0 lead after the first period, but Mosinee returned from the intermission to score four goals in the second. —Staff Photos By ANTHONY?DREW
By Gene Adamovich
Special to the News-Review

The action was fast and furious at the Dome Saturday night as the Eagle River Falcons fell 6-3 to their arch-rivals, the Mosinee Papermakers, in Great Lakes Hockey League play.

With the Falcons just three points behind the second-place Papermakers, the home team looked to gain ground in the standings with a big win

From the opening face-off, Mosinee was extremely ag­gressive, putting heavy pressure on the Eagle River zone and forcing two Falcons penalties in the first eight minutes of the period.

But the penalty-killing units and goalie Lee Satran were up to the task, shutting down the Papermakers’ power plays to

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 7:35 PM
 

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