Superior, WI (Northland's NewsCenter) --- Alex Valenti scored two goals and the St. Scholastica men's hockey team beat UW-Superior 5-1 at Wessman Arena on Saturday night to open play for both teams in the 2012-13 season.
The Saints also got goals from Dylan Nowakowski, Brett Corcoran, and Brenden Kotyk in the winning effort.
UW-Superior's goal came from Joey Massingham in the second period, but that was it for the home team in the season opener.
Colin Rundell and Tyler Bruggeman combined to make 27 saves for St. Scholastica, and Dennis Nordmark finished with 17 saves for UW-Superior.
Game two between the teams is set for 7:00 p.m. on Saturday night at Wessman Arena.