North Stars earn win in home opener

TRAVERSE CITY – Kyle Schempp scored a goal and added three assists, and Will Badner scored twice as the Traverse City North Stars used a 4-goal second period to claim a 5-2 victory over the Port Huron Fighting Falcons at Centre ICE Arena in the team's home opener of the 2011-2012 season. Kyle Laslo made 31 saves on 33 shots to earn the win in net. Traverse City improves to 4-0-1 with the win. The North Stars are at home again this weekend, facing division rivals, the Michigan Warriors Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon. Traverse City will be wearing special purple uniforms on Saturday night in support of the Women's Resource Center.