GAME DAY RECAP: February 27-29, 2024

Photo Credit: Garrett James Photography

Coeur d’Alene Hockey Academy Navy (2) vs RINK Hockey Academy Kelowna Red (9) U17 Prep

Defenseman Tim Schoeps (2G) scored twice and Maddox Bentley (1G, 3A) led all skaters with four points as RHA Kelowna Red defeated CDA Navy 9-2. Preston Kelly-Paquet (1G, 2A) and Brayden Westmam (1G, 2A) each had a goal and two assists while Kai Ebert (13/15) made 13 saves for the win/ Artem Gunko and Gavin Harty (1G, 1A) scored for CDA Navy in the loss. 

Coeur d’Alene Hockey Academy Navy (0) vs RINK Hockey Academy Kelowna Red (15) U17 Prep

RHA Kelowna Red outshot CDA Navy 73-15 en route to a 15-0 win on Wednesday. Preston Kelly-Pawuet (3G, 1A) and Porter Rossi (3G) each recorded hat-tricks while Luke Silvernagle (2G, 4A) had four assists along with six points. Levi Hollatz (15/15) earned his third shutout of the season. 

RINK Hockey Academy Winnipeg (2) vs St. Mary’s Academy (1) Female U18 Prep

Mia Faseruk scored her 22nd goal of the season with 4:04 left in the first period to give St. Mary’s a 1-0 lead. After a scoreless second, Katie Anhalt tied the game on the power play 3:13 into the third. Callie Paull would score the game winning goal exactly one minute later and Inhye Jang (32/33) made 32 saves as RHA Winnipeg defeated St. Mary’s 2-1. Mimi Ferreira (35/37) made 35 saves in the loss. 

RINK Hockey Academy Winnipeg (16) vs Pilot Mound Hockey Academy (2) U18 Prep

Matthew Bertolin (3G, 3A) and Leo Seitz (3G, 3A) each had a hat-trick and three assists to lead the RHA Winnipeg offence to a 16-2 win. Remy Hlady (2G, 2A) and Wyatt Stinton (2G, 1A) each scored twice in a game where every single RHA Winnipeg skater recorded at least a single point. Griffin Erickson and Jaden Mah scored for Pilot Mound in the loss. 

Notre Dame (4) vs Prairie Hockey Academy (1) U15 Prep

A power play goal by Thomas MacPhee (1G, 2A) gave Notre Dame a 1-0 lead. Jake Myhre responded for Prairie with his first goal of the season 1:48 later. Luke White restored the Notre Dame lead with 3:47 remaining in the first. Ethan Fitzpatrick (2G) scored the lone second period goal and added a power play tally in the third while Jessy Cormier (23/24) made 23 saves to secure the win. Luke Ratzlaff (32/36) was in net for the loss. 

Prairie Hockey Academy Blue (2) vs Notre Dame Red (4) U17 Prep

Sam Wilson scored the lone first period goal on the power play with 53 seconds left in the frame as Notre Dame Red led 1-0. Ben Bugeaud (1G, 1A) scored shorthanded 3:44 into the second to increase the lead to 2-0. Diesel Hehr scored a little over a minute later and Jaxin Karst added a power play goal as Prairie Blue evened the game 2-2. Louis Dubray-Regnier scored the game winning goal 6:55 into the third for Notre Dame Red and Carson Hiebert added an insurance marker with 5:21 left to play. Owen MacLean (31/33) and Emerson Popil (21/25) were in net for their respective teams. 

Notre Dame (1) vs Indigenous Sports Academy (2) U17 Prep

A goal by Connor McClarty 16:33 into the first held up as the lone goal of the game until late in the third period. Tayvian Delorme tied the game with his 11th of the year with 7:28 remaining and Dontae Bear scored for 4:23 later as ISA quickly turned a 1-0 deficit into a 2-1 lead. Chauncy Jack (54/55) made a whopping 54 saves in net for the win. Sam Koester (40/42) was in net for Notre Dame in the loss. 

Ontario Hockey Academy White (3) vs Mount Academy (5) Eastern U17

Cameron Ellsworth opened the scoring for Mount just 1:19 into the game. Dongheon Lee (1G, 1A) responded for OHA White 2:31 later to tie the game but Henri Colin David Frenette (3G, 1A) put Mount back on top midway through the opening frame. Kaemon Dax Tran tied the game with a power play goal 1:05 into the second. Shane Delamaire’s (1G, 1A) 12th of the season put Mount ahead before Tristan Lalonde (1G, 1A) tied the game four minutes later. David Frenette’s second goal of the game was ultimately the game winner, as he scored less than two minutes after Lalonde had tied it. He would complete the hat-trick five minutes later to secure a 5-3 Mount victory. Dylan St-Onge (24/27) stopped all nine shots he faced in the third to keep OHA White off the board. 

Ontario Hockey Academy Gold (5) vs Mount Academy (11) Eastern U18

Mount erupted for six goals in the second as they claimed an 11-5 win over OHA Gold. Noah Lauzon (3G) recorded a hat-trick, Brandon Gauthier (2G) scored twice and Lucas Achim (1G, 2A), Jesse Gauthier (3A), and defenceman Tibor Nemeth (1G, 2A) all recorded three points in the win. Thorvald Naess (1G, 2A) tallied three points in the loss. 

Coeur d’Alene Hockey Academy Navy (1) vs RINK Hockey Academy Kelowna Red (9) U17 Prep

Nate Macphee (1G, 1A) scored 56 seconds in and Logan Lanti and Joshua Johnstone scored 21 seconds apart later in the period as RHA Kelowna raced out to a 3-0 lead. Porter Rossi (1G, 1A) scored the lone second period goal with 23 seconds left in the period. Preston Kelly-Paquet (1G, 3A) and Maddox Bentley (3G, 1A) scored early in the third before Siwoo Lee got CDA Navy on the board and broke the Kai Ebert (17/18) shutout bid 6:56 into the third. Bentley completed the hat-trick and Rhett Tubello (1G, 1A) scored with two seconds left to round out the scoring. 

North Shore Warriors (4) vs Delta Hockey Academy Black (2) U15 Prep

Zach Koch opened the scoring with his first goal of the season. Sean Murphy extended the lead before Ryan Franklin got Delta Black on the board five minutes later. Kayden Runstedler and Hudson Albert traded goals to start the third before Runstedler (2G) added an empty netter with 28 seconds left to secure the North Shore victory. Elias Mitrikas (46/48) and Holden Tamm (29/32) were in net for their respective teams. 

Northern Alberta Xtreme Blue (4) vs Edge School Gold (5/OT) U17 Prep

Ethan Elefante (1G, 1A) and Riley Thorpe (1G, 1A) traded first period power play goals to get the game started. Grady Wedman and Mats Lajoie (2G) gave NAX Blue a 3-1 lead in the second but Maddox Rose (1G, 1A) and Ryan Boyce (2G, 1A) quickly countered for Edge Gold. Lajoie restored the NAX Blue lead 5:45 into the third but Edge Gold showed no quit as AJ Tarnowski (1G, 2A) tied the game with 42 seconds remaining. Boyce was the OT hero for Edge Gold as they completed the comeback to earn a 5-4 win. 

Northern Alberta Xtreme White (2) vs Edge School Maroon (4) U17 Prep

Jeff Niehaus (1G, 1A) scored 1:09 in and Kyle Oakenfold scored 50 seconds later as Edge Maroon came out flying. Nick Wytrychowski (1G, 1A) extended the lead midway through the first period with his 22nd goal of the season. After a scoreless second, Darius Hordal got NAX White on the board with 5:57 left to play. Noa Halat added an empty net goal for Edge Maroon with 42 seconds left to clinch the victory. Will Hogan did score a consolation goal with 16 seconds remaining but Adam Courchesne (39/41) ultimately finished with 39 saves in the win.