Game Day Recap – December 12, 2021

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December 12, 2021


Okanagan Hockey Academy (7) at Northern Alberta Xtreme (2) U15

OHA beat NAX 7-2 to hand the Xtreme just their second regulation loss of the season. Nate Macphee (3G,1A) recorded a hat trick, leading all skaters with four points. Ethan Dimand (1G,1A), Kadyn O’Brien (1G,1A), and Reid Rabinovitch (1G,2A) all had multiple points for OHA, while Micah Davidson made 18 saves in the win. Keegan Dirks and Dalin Hannah scored for NAX. 

Yale Hockey Academy (6) at OHA Edmonton (2) U15

Propelled by three first period and two third period goals, Yale defeated OHA Edmonton 6-2. Bodie Jerome (1G,2A), Logan Martin (1G,1A), and Ryker Swanson (1G,1A) led the way offensively for Yale. Callum Campbell and Parker Fitzgerald scored for OHA Edmonton bringing them within  one early in the second, before Yale would respond with three straight. 

South Alberta Hockey Academy (5/OT) at RINK Winnipeg (4) U18 Prep

SAHA held what seemed like a comfortable 4-1 lead heading into the third period but RHA Winnipeg wouldn’t go quietly, scoring three times in the third to force overtime. Luke McCrady would score his first goal of the season on a breakaway pass from Aiden Oiring 3:07 into overtime to give SAHA the 5-4 victory. Matthew MacPherson (2A), Shane Smith (3A), and Josh Van Mulligen (2G) would lead the SAHA offence, while Peyton Bateman (2A) and London Hoilett (2G,1A) did the heavy lifting for RHA Winnipeg. 

West Van Academy (4/OT) at Shawnigan Lake School (3) U18 Prep

After scoring an OT winner with 10 seconds remaining in last nights game, Ethan Rosenoff (2G) one-upped himself, scoring with just 4 seconds left in overtime today’s 4-3 victory over Shawnigan. West Van held a 2-0 lead after 20 before Liam Bridger scored 20 seconds into the second period. Logan Peskett would add the third West Van goal 2:03 into the third, but Jonatan Raatikainen and Dylan Compton (1G,2A) would score for Shawnigan to force OT.

Okanagan Hockey Academy (0) at Pacific Coast Hockey Academy (7) 16 Prep

Pacific Coast outshot OHA 60-29 and scored 4 third period goals enroute to a 7-0 victory. Noah Gebicki (1G,1A) got the party started just 49 seconds into the game. Landon Mackie (1G,3A) would lead all skaters with four points. Noah Gebicki (1G,1A), Brendon Hall (2G,1A),  Jase Johnstone (1G,1A) and Grady Sluggett (2A) all recorded multi point games. Zach Hulbert picked up the shutout victory. 

Pilot Mound Hockey Academy (4) at Edge School (3) U17 Prep

In arguably the biggest upset of the day Pilot Mound defeated a shorthanded Edge 4-3 thanks largely in part to a 41 save performance by Miles Gordon. Ethan Adair (1G,1A) scored the lone first period goal before Pilot Mound would score four second period goals. Emerson Sheward (2G), James Leach, and Jorin Kustermans would all score in the second for PMHA. Brendan Calahasen (2G,1A) would score twice in the third to bring Edge within one, but they were unable to find an equalizer. 

BWC Academy (5/SO) at Delta Hockey Academy (4) U15

Kai Anderson scored with 10:53 left to force overtime as BWC Academy would eventually win 5-4 in a shootout. A busy second saw the two teams enter the third tied at three. Nathan Danielson would give Delta the lead just 19 seconds into the period before Anderson would tie it. Greyson Moroz (50/54) stood on his head for Delta, but was beaten by Anderson, Logan Lepinski, Jaiven Mann (1G,1A), and London Taylor. Taran Biring (1G,1A), Danielson, and Colby Monette (2G) would score for Delta in the loss. 

RINK Winnipeg (3) at Northern Alberta Xtreme (4) U16 Prep

Ayden Probe and Owen Berge (1G,1A) would give NAX a 2-0 lead after 20 but RHA Winnipeg would get 3 goals in 5 minutes from Ethan Cull and Rhett Perrin (2G) to take a 3-2 lead heading into the third. Reis Nyland would score 4:37 into the third to tie it and Kelowna Rockets draft pick Kayden Longley would score with 5:24 remaining to give NAX a 4-3 victory. Spencer Hunnam made 39 saves in the loss, while Spencer Michnik stopped 19 of 22 to earn the win. 

Notre Dame (2) at OHA Edmonton (4) U16 Prep

Bowen Grycan and Bowman Klippenstein would trade first period goals and there was no action in the second as the two teams entered the third tied at one. Ty Gordon would score just 51 seconds into the third to give OHA Edmonton the lead but Danila Shiriaev would tie things 14:36 into the period. OHA Edmonton was quick to respond, as Connor Kowalchuk and Austin Robinson would score in the games final three minutes. Cael Charlton made 34 saves in the win, while Russell Newman stopped 40 of 44 for Notre Dame. 

BWC Academy (4) at Okanagan Hockey Academy (1) U15 Prep

BWC Academy scored three goals in the first 11:56 of the game and added one more in the second as they defeated OHA 4-1. Markus Ruck would stop the BWC Academy run with his late first period goal, but it was too late as the damage was already done. Benjamin Kindel (3A) and Aidan Mark (2G) provided a good chunk of the BWC Academy offence, while Noah Sinagowitz made 30 stops in the victory. 

St. George’s School (4/SO) at RINK Kelowna (3) U18 Prep

Maddix McCagherty (3G) would score twice in the first, including 42 seconds in, and once in the second as RHA Kelowna held a 3-2 lead after 40. Justin Street would score the lone third period goal to tie the game, and force overtime. OT would solve nothing and a shoutout was required. Jaiden Sharma (35/38) would stop both RHA Kelowna shooters and Declan Warburton and Hiroki Gojsic would each beat Lukas Toth (34/37) to give St. George’s the win. 

Delta Hockey Academy (1) at Okanagan Hockey Academy (3) U18 Prep

OHA outshot Delta 56-24 in a 3-1 victory as they earned their first win of the 2021/22 season. Sam Lawson and Rhett Miller scored 1:10 apart as OHA took a 2-0 lead just 4:23 into the game. Nolan Bowsher would score 15 seconds into the middle frame to extend the lead. Peyton Mithmuangneau would beat Creedon Dyck (23/24) early in the third, but it was simply a consolation goal for Delta who were unable to muster anything else. 

West Van Academy (4) at St. George’s School (7) U15

St. George’s would score a goal in the first minute of all three periods and Eric Tu stopped 50 of 54 in a 7-4 St. George’s win. Sachin Sidhu (3G,1A) would record a hat trick and Armaan Ali (2G,2A) would add four points in the win. Logan Barnes (1G,1A), Luke Blanchard, Otto Spofforth (1G,1A), and Marko Udovicic all scored for West Van. 

Notre Dame (1) at Edge School (7) U15 Prep

Edge would outshoot Notre Dame 55-21 and score four second period goals, defeating Notre Dame 7-1. Jackson Smith (2G,2A) led all skaters with four points while Nathan Behm (2A), Noah Degenstein (1G,1A), Luca Dufour (2A), Cash Koch (2G) and Owen Mastroianni (1G,1A) all produced two points in the win. Jungsoo Park (20/21) was beaten in the third period by Michael Donovan to end his shutout bid. 

West Van Academy (2) at Delta Hockey Academy (4) U16 Prep

Brogan McNeil (1G,2A) scored his eleventh goal of the season and added two assists for Delta Hockey Academy and Derek Thurston’s fifth of the year at 3:22 of the third period proved to be the game-winner. Mathias Hasselmann (6-4-0) registered his sixth win between the pipes for Delta, making 21 saves for the win.

BWC Academy (2) at RINK Kelowna (3) U16 Prep

Cole Balkovec and Jace Harder both scored in the first period to give RINK Kelowna a 2-0 lead after twenty minutes of play. However, BWC Academy responded in the second period with two goals of their own from Keiran Wilkie and Rolan Amin to even things up 2-2. It didn’t take long for RINK Kelowna to regain the lead in the third period, as Ethan MacKenzie found the back of the net 1:02 into the final frame. Preston Patenaude (5-1-1) turned aside 29 of 31 shots for the win, his fifth of the season.  

Prairie Hockey Academy (0)  at Edge School (12) U16 Prep

Edge school improved to (15-2-0) with a commanding victory over Prairie Hockey Academy, outshooting them 45-12 in the game. Terik Parascak (1G,4A) had five points for Edge, Cooper Miles (2G,2A), Josh Evaschesen (2G,2A) and Evan Auld (1G, 3A) had four-point games and Oscar Lvin (3G) registered a hat-trick. Benjamin Polhill (7-1-0) earned his seventh win and third shutout of the season, turning aside all 12 shots he faced.

RINK Kelowna (0) at Edge School (5) U15

Brendan Rudolph (3G) led the way offensively for Edge School, with a hat-trick performance and the game-winning goal against RINK Kelowna. Reed Reschny and Oliver McMillan added tallies for Edge, who fired 48 shots on net, allowing just 17 against in the game. Cole Prelusky (3-2-1) turned aside all 17 shots he faced to earn his third win and first shutout of the season.

RINK Kelowna U18 (5) at Okanagan U17 (0) Female Prep

RINK Kelowna improved their record to (13-1-1) with a win over Okanagan Hockey Academy, outshooting them 66-13 in the process. Emma Elders (2G) scored twice in the first period, Janelle Evans and Sara Swiderski (PP) hit the scoresheet in the second period and Mikayla Blomquist scored her fourth of the season to round out the scoring for RINK Kelowna. Madison Bowtell (8-0-1) made 13 saves for her eighth win and second shutout in a row. 

Yale Hockey Academy (4) at BWC Academy (0) U18 Prep

Greye Rampton and Caleb Hadland both scored in the first period to put Yale Hockey Academy up by two goals after twenty minutes. Jordan Keller (1G,1A) extended the lead just 24-seconds into the seconds period with his eighth goal of the season, and Jack Ketsa would put the game out of reach with his third goal of the year. Carter Capton (6-2-0) turned aside all 22 shots he faced from BWC Academy to register his third shutout in his last seven starts. 

Pacific Coast Hockey Academy (1) at Yale Hockey Academy (3) U15 Prep

Savin Virk opened the scoring at 15:19 of the first period on the power-play for Yale Hockey Academy and Braden Cootes (1G,1A) scored his 14th goal to extend the lead to 2-0 after twenty minutes of play. Wyatt Blace scored his 15th goal of the year to cut the lead in half for Pacific Coast Hockey Academy in the second period, extending his point streak to 13 games.

Northern Alberta Xtreme (5) at OHA Edmonton (4) U15 Prep

Northern Alberta Xtreme (10-1-0) won their tenth game of the season by a slim margin over OHA Edmonton. NAX converted three times on the power-play, as Hayden Harsanyi (2G,1A) scored twice and Ryan Miller added his 13th goal of the season on the man-advantage, which proved to be the game-winner. Reese Hamilton (1G,3A) and Cole Reschny (3A) had multi-point performances for NAX, while Julien Maze (1G,2A) had three points for OHA Edmonton in the loss.