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Hoople becomes Chi-Hi boys hockey's career goaltender wins leader as Cards beat River Falls

02/10/2019, 9:15am CST
By Chippewa Herald

Earns 55th win in 4-1 victory over River Falls

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The Chi-Hi boys hockey team scored the final four goals and Jaden Hoople made 36 saves to become the program's all-time leader in goaltender wins as the Cardinals beat River Falls 4-1 on Saturday at Chippewa Area Ice Arena.

River Falls (8-14, 3-8) scored the first goal when Tye Kusilek found the back of the night eight minutes and 38 seconds into the first period. But Hoople wouldn't allow another as he passed Josh Bill for the most wins in a career in Cardinal history, notching his 55th victory while stopping 97.3 percent of shots he faced from the Wildcats.

Jack Schimmel, Cole Koxlien and Sawyer Bowe scored in the second period and Isaac Frenette added a short-handed goal in the third for the Cardinals (14-7-1, 8-3-0). AJ Schmenauer and Aiden McCauley each had assists in the win.

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