Win Streak Stopped By Stout

Junior Aaron Herdt crosses the blue line in the Cobbers' game with Wis.-Stout. He scored both of the goals for CC.
Junior Aaron Herdt crosses the blue line in the Cobbers' game with Wis.-Stout. He scored both of the goals for CC.

STORY LINE: Concordia junior Aaron Herdt scored a pair of goals but it wasn't enough as the Cobbers allowed a goal in the final 2:30 of the third period and lost 4-2 to Wis.-Stout in the home opener. Herdt opened the scoring in the first period and then tied the game at 2-2 at the 13:37 mark of the third period before the Blue Devils notched the game winner at 17:58 and then got an empty-net tally at 19:56.

RECORDS: The Cobbers have their 2-game win streak come to an end and are now 2-1 on the year. Stout wins for the second time this season and is a similar 2-1.

TOP LINE TALLIES: Concordia's top line of Mario Bianchi, Aaron Herdt and Tyler Bossert added two more goals to their total and have now had a hand in eight of the team's nine goals this year. Bianchi and Bossert both had the helpers on Herdt's two goals against Stout.

MAKING IT HERDT: Junior Aaron Herdt is enjoying his playing time at Concordia. Herdt, who transferred to the Cobbers from the Univ. of Alaska-Fairbanks, has at least one point in all three games this year and has two goals and five assists for seven points overall. Herdt had a total of two points in his two seasons with the Nanooks.

MARIO CONTINUES SCORING STREAK: Mario Bianchi had his third multi-point game of the year. He leads the team with eight points this season. Bianchi now has 31 goals and 34 assists for 65 points in his Cobber career.

POWER PLAY GETS PLUGGED IN: Aaaron Herdt's goal in the first period came on the power play which was the first man-advantage tally of the year for Concordia. CC went  0-for-3 in their first two games on the power play and is now 1-for-7 on the season after going for 1-for-4 against Stout. The Blue Devils also scored on the power play which was the first time this year that CC has allowed a power play goal. Concordia penalty killers have only conceded one goal in nine PP attempts.

SHOT STUFF: Concordia was outshot 28-17 in the game. Bianchi led the Cobbers with four shots in the game.

UP NEXT: Concordia will look to start a new win streak when they host Wis.-Superior on Saturday, Nov. 3 at 2 p.m. at the Moorhead Sports Center. The Yellowjackets are 1-1-1 on the year and are coming off a 3-1 loss at Augsburg on Friday.