North Stars skate to overtime tie
Going into January’s hockey action, North Stars head coach Mark Schmitt was hoping his team could collect four out of the next eight points possible to solidify their place in the West Region. Following Thursday’s game against Bismarck, Schmitt earned part of his wish.
The North Stars skated to a 2-2 overtime loss against the Demons but stayed in seventh place to avoid the play-in game.
“We got a point (in the standings) so I’ll take that,” Schmitt said. “Anytime you go down to Bismarck to play, it’s not all that easy.