The Fairbanks Ice Dogs split their series with the Minnesota Magicians

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The Fairbanks Ice Dogs' series against the Minnesota Magicians did not get off to a great start as they struggled in their first match on Friday.
Starting in Game 1, the Ice Dogs fell 4-2 due the magic show from Minnesota's goalie, Ethan Haider.
Hairder had 31 saves, while the offense did enough to keep Fairbanks at bay.
Minnesota was up 2-0 before Matt Koethe scored to cut the deficit to one, and they were able to do it again in the third with Jax Murray scoring, but it wasn't enough as Minnesota finished with an empty netter.
The Ice Dogs were then able to split the series thanks to a 5-1 drumming over the Magicians.
This match had everything, high flying offense, tenacious defense and yes, one player having 67 penalty minutes before the second period.
Luke Mobley started the party with a goal 44 seconds into the match, and Parker Brown put them up 2-1 near the end of the first.
That's when Fairbanks scored three goals in the second period, as John Stampohar scored on a power play, while Tanner Edwards netted one and Brown scored his second goal.
In total, the Ice Dogs were assessed 98 penalty minutes through the entire match.
The Ice Dogs now prepare for another home series when they face the Springfield Jr. Blues for a Midwest Divisional matchup this weekend at the Big Dipper Ice Arena.