Posted On: 01/7/22 8:53 PM

After being featured at the Winter Classic on New Years Day, longtime Section 7AA Rivals Duluth East and Grand Rapids clashed at the IRA Civic Center on Thursday night. With the band rocking the house and a near full capacity, the energy and atmosphere of this rivalry did not disappoint. The Greyhounds did hang with the Thunderhawks at times during the game, especially early, but in the end it was Grand Rapids night as they flew to a 6-2 victory. Final shots on goal were also in favor of Grand Rapids, 32-19. With the victory, the Thunderhawks win the regular season series, 2-0. Next I will name Top Performers from the game and season for both teams:

3 Stars of the Game:

3. Jun. #5 Cole Christian - F/Duluth East  

Cole Christian is one of those players that will put the puck in the back of the net and also give it his all every game. Cole notched an assist in the game and was flying all over the ice with numerous opportunities. Being the Duluth East leading point getter as a Junior (7-10-17), keep an eye on #5 through this season and into 2022-2023.

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