Recap: 2019 Primelink Great Northern Shootout

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Blugolds claim the Primelink title over Panthers

The Primelink holiday tournament wrapped up on Saturday. The No. 3 nationally ranked Wisconsin-Eau Claire Blugolds faced off against Middlebury for the title.

In the first match up of the day No. 1 Norwich asserted dominance in a 5-1 final over Plattsburgh State. The Cadets outshot the Cardinals 38-27.

The Championship game was opened up by the Blugolds with a 4-1 lead. In the final period Middlebury notched two goals to cut Wisconsin’s lead 4-3.

The Blugolds held a 39-28 advantage on shots against the Panthers in the title game.

Wisconsin-Eau Claire is the second invitational team to ever claim the tournament title. The 2018 champion Norwich finished third this year.

You can see all the highlights from the Primelink Great Northern Shootout in the video above.

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