Smothering puck

smothering puck

Lucas Punkari

Fort Frances Lakers’ defenceman Connor Hady boxed out a Dryden Ice Dog opponent as goalie Tyler Ampe pounced on a loose puck in the crease during the third period of their game here Monday night. Ampe made 32 saves but the Lakers gave up a pair of late goals and ended up losing 4-3 in a shootout.