Playoff preview

playoff preview

Jamie Mountain

Brett Hahkala blasted a shot over Dryden GM Ice Dogs’ defenceman Ryan Brandt and a diving Jordan Wilde to notch the Fort Frances Lakers’ first goal of the game on a man advantage during the first period of his squad’s 6-5 shootout win Friday night at the Ice For Kids Arena. The fifth-place Lakers will open the best-of-five quarter-final playoff series against those same fourth-place Ice Dogs tomorrow night in Dryden. See story inside.