APPLETON, Wis. -- Lawrence University's Josh Koepplinger scored with 42 seconds left in overtime Saturday to give the Vikings a 2-1 exhibition victory over the Soo Thunderbirds at the Appleton Family Ice Center.
Koepplinger scored the game-winner off assists from a pair of rookies, Charles Stewart and Brandon Halvorsen, after peppering the Thunderbirds all night. Lawrence fired 60 shots at the Thunderbirds, a junior A team that plays in the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League.
Lawrence was unable to win the game in regulation despite firing 28 shots on goal in the third period. William Anderson stopped 58 shots for the Thunderbirds.