The North Branch boys hockey team hosted and lost 8-0 to the Becker/Big Lake Eagles Jan. 31 before hosting and losing 6-1 to the St. Francis Fighting Saints Feb. 2.
Brandon Kratzke scored the only goal for the team with assists by Nick Walker and himself. The Vikings are fourth in the Two Rivers Conference with a 2-5-1 conference and 4-15-1 overall record.
The Vikings will travel to Schwan’s Super Rink #5 at the National Sports Center in Blaine to face the Legacy Christian Academy Lions (8-9-3) at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, before traveling to Grantsburg Ice Arena to face 12-11 WSFLG (Webster, Siren, Frederic, Luck, Grantsburg) Blizzard at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10. The boys will then travel to Mora Civic Center where they will face the Mora/Hinckley-Finlayson Mustangs (8-12) at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14.