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Packer boys hockey team blasts Mankato East 6-1

The Austin boys hockey team snapped a nine-game losing streak and picked up its first Big Nine win of the year when it beat Mankato East (3-16 overall, 1-7 Big Nine) 6-1 in Riverside Arena Saturday.

Ethan Larson and Marcus Stoulil each had four points for the Packers (4-15 overall, 1-9 Big Nine), who held a 48-23 shot advantage.

Rainer Londino-Green had 23 saves for the Packers.

SCORING SUMMARY

ME 0 1 0 – 1

Austin 3 3 0 – 6

First period

(A) Nick Castellano (Alec Bawek, Dylan Hoium) 1:11

(A) Preston Moe (powerplay) (Marcus Stoulil, Tyler Stevens) 8:53

(A) Ethan Larson (powerplay) (Moe, Stevens) 11:56

Second period

(M) Shane Sellner (powerplay) (Sean Allan, Jordan Wenzel) 5:38

(A)Hoium (Stoulil, Larson) 9:39

(A) Larson (Stoulil) 13:17

(A) Stoulil (Moe) 14:28

Powerplays: Austin 2-for-2; East – 1-for-4

Shots: Austin -48; East – 23