The Ice Dogs sweep the Minnesota Magicians to climb atop of the Midwest Standings

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska - We start with the Fairbanks Ice Dogs, who hosted the Minnesota Magicians for an important battle for the top of the Midwest Division.
The Ice Dogs battled to earn the series sweep and overtake the top spot in the standings.​
Game One started with a comeback - victory for Fairbanks, they won 2-1.​
After they gave up a goal in the first period, the Ice Dogs needed answers and John Stampohar scored a power play goal in the second to tie it up.​
Tanner Edwards scored the game winner, early in the third period, to help the home team giving them a share of first in the Midwest Division.​
Mattias Sholl ended the night with 31 saves in between the pipes.​
Game Two was better for Fairbanks, as they earned a hard-fought 3-0 victory over the Magicians.​
Sholl was perfect, with 21 saves, as the offense did its job with 43 shots.​
Breden MacLaren scored in the opening frame. In a span of 32 seconds in the third period, Tyler Deweese and Parker Brown scored goals to give the Ice Dogs the three-goal lead.​
Fairbanks clinched their spot in the divisional playoffs, and now lead the Midwest Division with a 30-15-3-3 record with 66 points.​
They now prepare for the Janesville Jets for a three game series starting this Thursday, March 14.​