The two post-game huddles were in stark contrast to each other for Minnetonka and Chanhassen Thursday. Mike Rogers talked to the Skippers about getting the season off on the right foot. Phil Walczak told the Storm to remember that each team plays its first game only once each year.
After an evenly played first half in which Minnetonka held a 1-0 lead after 40 minutes, back-to-back goals from Suad Suljic in the first 10 minutes of the second stanza helped the Skippers pull away for the 4-0 win.
The match was played on Minnetonka's new Upper Turf field, located just east of Pagel Ice Arena.
"I told the guys before the game it was going to be one of the most important games of the season because...