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Boys Hockey: Raiders win Schwan's Cup opener

Cole Danielson accounted for all three of Hudson's goals, including two in the third period, to lead the Raider boys hockey team to a 3-1 victory over Breck in the first round of the Silver Division competition at the Schwan's Cup in Blaine, Minn. Friday, Dec. 29.

After Breck took a 1-0 lead 12 minutes into the game, Danielson and the Raiders went to work, getting the tying goal less than two minutes later with an assist from Nolan Wagner.

After a scoreless second period, Danielson got what proved to the the game-winner on a power play at the 3:05 mark with assists from Bennett Schrank and Carter Maack. He finished his hat trick with an unassisted goal with just over three minutes remaining to make the final 3-1.

Raider goalie AJ Cohen made 11 saves as Hudson outshot Breck, 21-12.

The Raiders advanced to face St. Cloud in the semifinals Monday, Jan. 31. St. Cloud defeated Tartan, 5-1, in Friday's first round.

Bob Burrows

Bob Burrows has been sports editor at the River Falls Journal since 1996 and at the Hudson Star-Observer since 2009. Prior to joining the Journal, Burrows served as sports editor with Ledger Publications in Balsam Lake, Wis. A native of Bayonne, N.J. and a U.S. Navy veteran, Burrows attended Marquette University before completing his studies at UW-River Falls in 1992.

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