Forum staff reports, Published November 22 2013
Bismarck tops West Fargo in season openerBISMARCK – Brandon Gieszler scored the go-ahead goal in the third period as Bismarck defeated West Fargo 2-1 in North Dakota boys hockey Friday in the season opener for both teams.
Austen Larson netted the only goal for the Packers.
Brett Malkmus made 23 saves for the Demons.
FIRST PERIOD: 1, WF, Larson (Cookman, Coles), 2:27.
SECOND PERIOD: No scoring.
THIRD PERIOD: 2, B, Folske, 2:21. 3, B, Gieszler (Gustafson), 16:42.
SAVES: WF, Vareberg 13-10-13–36. B, Malkmus 6-5-12–23