Junior hockey: Ice Hawks come up empty in Wisconsin

OREGON, Wis. — The Rochester Ice Hawks saw their losing skid extended to four games on Friday night, getting shut out for the third time in four games in a 5-0 loss to the Wisconsin Whalers in a North American 3 Hockey League game.

The Whalers scored twice in the first period to take the lead for good.

Ben Ratner scored twice for Wisconsin (21-11-0 overall), while Matthew Carr, Russel Barone and Rochester Mayo graduate Tommy Hanson scored once each.