Lumberjacks extend series with win

The Muskegon Lumberjacks turned the tide in the second period of a 5-1 victory over the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders at the L.C. Walker Arena on Saturday and, in the process, shifted the momentum in their second-round, best-of-five Clark Cup Playoff series. Game 4 will be tonight at the L.C. Walker Arena. The Jacks slipped behind 1-0 on Saturday before scoring five unanswered goals to skate away with a victory, trimming the ‘Riders lead in the series 2-1.
Apr 25, 2011


Cedar Rapids goaltender Brady Hjelle hadn’t given up more than a single goal to the Jacks in four regular- and postseason appearances this season and suffered his first loss against Muskegon. He was beaten five times on 39 shots, as the Jacks enjoyed a 39-26 shot advantage.

The Lumberjacks’ Joel Vienneau stopped 25 of 26 shots to improve to 3-2 in the postseason.


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