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Boys Hockey: Wingers comeback to top South St. Paul

Spencer Kronbeck tied the game midway through the third period, and Tyler DeFore scored the game-winner three minutes later to give Red Wing a 4-3 road victory over South St. Paul on Tuesday.

Kronbeck opened the scoring 9 minutes, 48 seconds into the second, but the Packers responded with a Matthew Gellerman goal at 12:43.

South St. Paul's Adam Burke broke the tie at 5:01 of the third, but Kronbeck knotted it back up on assists from Nick Ramstad and Seth Cushing at 5:28.

Gellerman made it 3-2 at 7:09, with Kronbeck completing the hat trick 39 seconds later on Cushing's third assist.

DeFore closed the books at 10:48, unassisted, to get the Wingers the win.

Zach Harding stopped 31 shots to pick up the victory in net.

Red Wing (13-9) wrap up the regular season with a home game against Northfield on Thursday, and a trip to Faribault on Saturday.

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