GAME DAY RECAP: February 4, 2024

Photo Credit: Garrett James Photography

CIH Academy Green U18 (4) vs Mount Academy U18 (5) Eastern U18

CIH Green came out hot as Neil Iserrhoff and Lukas Plank (1G, 2A) scored within the first 7:59 of the game. Mederic Allard’s (1G, 1A) ninth of the season got Mount on the board 53 seconds later. A hectic 41 seconds saw Loic Luder (2G) tie the game, Cayden Smith restore the lead 12 seconds later, and Tibor Nemeth equalise 29 seconds after that. Luder gave Mount their first lead 7:52 into the third before a Lucas Achim (1G, 1A) power play goal put them ahead by two. Nikita Schneider (1G, 1A) scored on the power play with 4:56 left to play to give CIH Green a fighting chance but Jason Tremblay (25/29) closed the door the rest of the way, denying a chance at a game tying goal. 

Northern Alberta Xtreme White (6) vs St. George’s School (2) U17 Prep

NAX White opened the scoring on a Ben Deacon (2G, 1A) goal but St. George’s countered just 38 seconds later when Noah Chen found the back of the net. Jackson Roberts (1G, 2A) restored the NAX White lead going into the second. Minsuk Hou tied the game 8:49 into the middle frame but NAX White scored four unanswered to claim a 6-2 win. Brady Whitehead (1G, 1A) scored the game winning goal while Gavin Faul (1G, 2A), Deacon and Tristen Bailey provided insurance markers. Ty Swanson (19/21) made 19 saves for the win. 

Champions Hockey Academy U17 (1/OT) vs King Heights Academy U18 (0) Eastern U18

A goaltending battle between Scott Leblanc (22/22) and Cole Minthorn (31/32) saw the game tied 0-0 until Charlie Morrison scored the game winning goal with seven seconds left in OT. 

Coeur d’Alene Hockey Academy (3) vs Prairie Hockey Academy White (6) U17 Prep

Mason Smith (2G) scored on the power play as PHA White grabbed an early 1-0 lead. That lead was short lived as Jackson Rendall tied the game and Owen Bambrick put CDA ahead late in the first. Carter Wingert (1G, 1A) and Kale Pratte (1G, 2A) scored in the first half of the second to put PHA White ahead. Elijah Plunkett tied the game 1:36 later before Rylan Emigh (2G) scored the eventual game winner 3:13 later. PHA White extended their lead in the third as Emigh and Smith both found the back of the net to clinch a 6-3 win. Cameron Beisal (28/31) and Austin Neill (33/38) were in net for their respective teams. 

Calgary International Hockey Academy (6) vs North Shore Warriors (7/OT) U18 Prep

A back and forth hockey game ended 1:31 into overtime when Owen Brennan scored his 13th goal of the season for North Shore. Deacon Drummond (1G, 2A), Avery Hewson (1G, 2A), Liam Payne (3A) and Dylan Ruff (1G, 2A) led the way for North Shore with three points each. Hudson Binder (4G, 1A) scored four times and CIHA teammate Jake Walker (1G, 2A) had three points of his own. 

Coeur d’Alene Hockey Academy Navy (0) vs North Shore Warriors Orange (7) U17 Prep

Kellen Ceraldi (24/24) made 24 saves for his first shutout of the season and Christopher Mah (3G, 2A) recorded a hat-trick and two assists as North Shore Orange defeated CDA Navy 7-0. Noah Russo (2G) chipped in with two goals and Marcus Voth (1G, 2A) added three points. Jackson Barrett (50/57) made 50 saves in the loss. 

Pilot Mound Hockey Academy (5/SO) vs Notre Dame (4) U17 Prep

Rachlan Hay, Jack Adams and Benson Hirst scored first period goals as PMHA grabbed a 3-0 lead. Ryder Gilroy (2G, 1A) and Carter Hudyma (1G, 1A) scored 1:23 apart to bring Notre Dame within one but Leonardo Begert scored shortly after as PMHA led 4-2 after 40. Gilroy and Ryan Kowalsky (1G, 2A) scored in the final five minutes to tie the game and force OT. After overtime solved nothing, Adams scored in the seventh round of the shootout as PMHA defeated Notre Dame 4-3. Kyle Beilman (44/48) and Dane Gillis (47/51) were in net for their respective teams. 

St. George’s School (5) vs Pilot Mound Hockey Academy (0) U18 Prep

Austin Ball (21/21) made 21 saves for his first shutout of the season as St. George’s beat PMHA 5-0. Simon Ward (1G, 1A) and Hunter Morgan (1G, 1A) scored 12 seconds apart in the first, Reece Liu (2G) added goals late in the first and 9 seconds into the second, and Amadeo Sim (1G, 2A) scored 2:36 into the middle period. Josh Hope (37/42) faced 42 shots in the loss. 

RINK Hockey Academy Kelowna (4/OT) vs Delta Hockey Academy Green (3) U15 Prep

Hudson Podollan opened the scoring with his ninth goal of the season but Delta Green led 2-1 after 2 on goals from Alexander Laing (2G) and Kishan Saggu (1G, 1A). Kesler Hamilton tied the game early in the second but Laing’s second goal of the day put Delta Green back on top. Mathis Paull evened the scoring with the lone third period goal and Brady Keith (1G, 1A) scored 2:52 into overtime to complete the comeback for RHA Kelowna. 

Fort Erie International Academy U18 (3) vs Ontario Hockey Academy Prep (10) Eastern U18

Mavrik Chan-Miguel (3G, 1A) recorded a hat-trick, Marcus Fjeld (2G, 1A) and Justin Grregoire (2G, 1A) scored twice and Tomas Lukes (2A) and Oliver Nilsgaard (1G, 2A) each had two assists as OHA Prep defeated FEIA 10-3. Landon Copeland (2G, 1A) and Alexandre St. Pierre (1G, 1A) scored for Fort Erie in the loss. 

St. Mary’s High School (1) vs BWC Academy White (4) U17 Prep

Nic Collins (2G), Carter Langton and Oleksii Zhekov scored first period goals as BWC Academy White took a commanding 3-0 lead. Marcus Gonzales scored the lone second period as St. Mary’s trailed by two going into the final period. St. Mary’s outshot BWC Academy White in the third but were unable to find the tying goal and a Collins empty net goal with 29 seconds left secured the BWC Academy White win. Jeevin Sandhu (24/25) made 24 saves in the win. 

Okanagan Hockey Ontario U18 (1) vs Ulysse Academie U18 (8) Eastern U18

Marcos Campo (2G), Clement Valette (1G, 1A), Jeremy Lamothe, Jean-Samuel Viger and Alexis Boyer (1G, 2A) all scored in the first 40 minutes as Ulysse led 5-0. Addison St. Cyr got OHO on the board early in the third but Maverick Roux-Parenteau (1G, 2A), Campo and Nicolas Scuccimarri responded for Ulysse to earn a dominating 8-1 win. Victor Larin (13/14) faced just 14 shots in the win. 

Edge School (3) vs South Alberta Hockey Academy (2) Female U18 Prep

April Klarenbach scored 1:15 in and Shannon Pearson doubled the Edge goal total 1:10 later as Edge sprung out of the gate. Keyana Bert reached double digit goals on the season midway through the first to get SAHA on the board. Jennifer Keller scored the eventual game winner 1:11 into the second period when she found the back of the net for the 12th time this season. Addison Eurich brought SAHA back within one midway through the game but her team was unable to beat Megs Thiessen (27/29) again to find the equaliser. Maddy Ferguson (24/27) was in net for SAHA in the loss. 

OHA Edmonton Black (5) vs North Shore Warriors (2) U17 Prep

Ben Shaw (1G, 2A) gave OHA Edmonton Black the lead just 43 seconds into the opening period. Casen Vadori (1G, 1A) extended the lead with his fourth of the season 7:15 into the first. Braydon Franks and Logan Penston added second period goals as OHA Edmonton took a commanding 4-0 lead. Cody Lee scored with 35 seconds left in the second to get North Shore on the board. Ethan Ebuenga gave North Shore life in the third but Emmett Jones (1G, 1A) scored with 39 seconds remaining to ice the game. Aidan Prosser (27/29) was in net for the win. 

BWC Academy (2) vs Northern Alberta Xtreme (8) U18 Prep

Trevor Oishi scored 2:20 in to give BWC Academy an early 1-0 lead but NAX quickly responded with four first period goals as Daxon Rudolph (1G, 2A), Brek Liske (1G, 1A), Riley Boychuk (1G, 1A) and Jack Toogood (1G, 2A) all scored. Hunter Dingman and Finn Kallay (1G, 2A) scored 1:22 apart in the second as the lead grew to 6-1. Jordan Duguay (1G, 2A) scored his 17th of the season early in the first before William Paterson finally halted the run with a power play goal. Luke Davies responded for NAX just 1:15 later to round out the scoring.

Northern Alberta Xtreme Blue (3) vs BWC Academy Gold (4) U17 Prep

Jonathan Bitonti scored late in the first and Ryan Richter scored early in the second as BWC Academy Gold grabbed a 2-0 lead. Riley Thorpe (2G) beat Korbin Rodel (39/42) midway through the hockey game to get NAX Blue on the board. Thorpe scored shorthanded 2:08 into the third to tie the game and Jake MacDonald (1G, 1A) gave NAX Blue their first lead 1:36 later. Colton Gerrior quickly responded for BWC Academy Gold and teammate Javien Mann scored the eventual game winner with 8:28 left to play. Kai Zurowski (50/54) made 50 saves in the loss. 

Okanagan Hockey Academy Black  (1) vs Prairie Hockey Academy Blue (2) U17 Prep

Fernando Medina scored six seconds into the game as PHA Blue raced out to an early lead. That lead would hold until 3:25 left in the second when Keele Deuling beat Riley Brown (36/37) for his eighth goal of the season. In a game that seemed destined for overtime, Riedar Armstrong scored with 4:21 remaining to give PHA Blue the 2-1 win. Charlie Peppinck (25/27) faced 27 shots in the loss. 

Coeur d’Alene Hockey Academy (1)  vs RINK Hockey Academy Winnipeg (5) U18 Prep

Jace Williams opened the scoring for CDA with his fourth goal of the season. Reece Gault responded for RHA Winnipeg shortly after to tie the game heading into the second. Kaden Allan (1G, 1A) and River Arnason (2G, 1A) scored second period goals to give RHA Winnipeg the lead. Tate Dolinsky scored early in the third on the power play and Arnason scored shorthanded as RHA Winnipeg scored five unanswered to claim a 5-1 win. Brant Catellier (27/28) made 27 saves for the win. 

North Shore Warriors (3) vs Okanagan Hockey Academy Black (2) Female U18 Prep

Bavneet Dhaliwal and Samera Gabriel traded first period goals for their respective teams. Castilla Rubin put NSW back on top 1:18 into the second before Makenna Brassard equalised late in the period. Madison Mahovlich would end up being the hero for North Shore, scoring her fourth of the season with 2:08 left to play. Hyoseo Cheon (23/25) and Ryann Faulkner (49/52) were in net for their respective teams. 

Yale Hockey Academy (4) vs St. George’s School (3) U15

Yale led 2-0 after the first as Tony Cabelka and Tanner Massey (1G, 1A) scored 1:09 apart early in the period. Max Trittes (2G) opened the second with his 12th goal of the season for Yale. Tarik Lammam and Aidan Howard scored in a span of 45 seconds to bring St. George’s within one before Trites scored the eventual game winning goal five minutes later. Zach Lam would give St. George’s early third period life but Nevin Connor (36/39) denied them of any comeback chance. 

Okanagan Hockey Academy (7) vs Delta Hockey Academy Black (2) U15 Prep

Trey Tourigny (3G) opened the scoring for OHA just 55 seconds into the game. The first period ended 1-1 thanks to a Delta Black goal from Christian Sum (2G). Sum scored again 1:03 into the second as Delta Black took an early lead but OHA rattled off six unanswered to claim the victory. Tourigny tied the game 1:04 after the second Sum goal and Cohen Handby (1G, 1A) scored the game winner on the power play with 5:54 left in the second. Cohen Williams (1G, 3A), Tristan Hoko (2G, 1A), and Tourigny scored in the third. 

Bishop’s College School U18 (4) vs Bourget College U18 (1) Eastern U18

Bourget led 1-0 after 20 as William Roy scored 2:47 into the game. Gabriel Le Houillier (2G, 1A) and Nathan Birch scored 45 seconds apart early in the second as Bishop’s grabbed the lead and didn’t look back. Tristan Gagnon and Le Houillier added third period goals as Bishop’s defeated Bourget 4-1. Carlo Giordani (26/27) made 26 saves for the win while Jack Barrington (30/34) was charged with the loss. 

Edge School Gold (3) vs Yale Hockey Academy (7) U17 Prep

Edge Gold entered the third with a 3-2 lead after Rory Frew scored the go ahead goal late in the period prior. However, just 41-seconds into this frame, Ryker Swanson (3G, 1A) polished off a feed from Jayden Oleskiw to tie everything back up. Swanson would continue his hot streak and bury another two in quick succession, netting a natural hat-trick in only 5:06. This laid the groundwork for Yale to redeem a comeback victory over Edge Gold.

Yale Hockey Academy (0) vs Edge School (4) U18 Prep

6’4 defender, Luke Vlooswyk (2G), doubled his goal total on the season after nabbing the eventual game winner and insurance marker in Sunday’s affair with Yale. Besides Vlooswyk’s offence, Ryley Budd’s (26/26) goaltending continues to be rock solid, posting his 3rd shutout of the season and his 8th straight win in the process. Brock England and Zach Olsen (1G, 1A) managed to chip in goals in the third to cement Edge’s victory.   

Rink Hockey Academy Kelowna Black (5) vs Fairmont Hockey (1) U17 Prep

RHA Kelowna Black’s goaltending continues to make things easy for them as Louis Gu (37/38) shut any offence Fairmont Hockey had, down. Aidan Fisher (2G) and Reid Rabinovitch (1G, 2A) provided a hefty chunk of the offence throughout the sixty minutes of this contest. Cole Bieksa would score the lone goal for Fairmont as their team slipped in their second consecutive game.

Winnipeg Wild (4) vs Pacific Coast Hockey Academy White (1) U17 Prep

PCHA White had the jumpstart they were looking for in the first after James Powell gave them the go ahead lead. However, after succumbing to penalty trouble in the second, they could not regain their footing in this contest. The Wild would score three powerplay goals to close out the match while PCHA White could only 10-shots on goal through the final two frames.

Shawnigan Lake School (2) vs South Alberta Hockey Academy (4) U18 Prep

SAHA had complete control in this match for the first forty minutes of play as they were able to  run up a score of 4-0 at the end of two. Portland Winterhawks prospect, Marek Schlenker (36/38) had also ran into a hot streak, stopping 29-shots through those forty minutes. Come the third, Brendyn Van Oene (1G, 1A) would put Shawnigan on the board with a SH goal. Eli McKamey would follow up shortly after cutting their deficit to two, but that was all the twine Shawnigan would find on Sunday as they succumbed to the hot start from SAHA. 

Wenatchee Wild Hockey Academy (5) vs Rink Hockey Academy Winnipeg (6/OT) U17 Prep

RHA Winnipeg had surrendered the first goal to Wenatchee’s Braden Boman (2G, 1A) but had come out swinging in the second, scoring thrice and outshooting their competition a staggering 21-4. Carter Haney (2G, 2A) would put another one on the board early for RHA Winnipeg in the third, but a quick surge from Wenatchee was not on their docket. Ignited by Dylan Johnson (2G), Wenatchee would score three times in exactly 60-seconds, erasing any lead RHA Winnipeg possessed. After regrouping, Haney would find twine just halfway through the period to restore the lead. With less than a minute remaining, Boman would tie things up yet again, forcing overtime with the host team. Just 29-seconds into the extra frame, Haney would spring himself on to a 2-on-0 and slide the puck over to Hayden Shtykalo (2G, 1A) who would make no mistake, closing out this dramatic contest in heroic fashion.

OHA Edmonton (1) vs Pacific Coast Hockey Academy Blue (5) U17 Prep

After setting up each of Jed Lake’s (3A) goals for his hat-trick on Saturday, Tristan Gravenor (3G) had his entire hat-trick assisted by Lake on Sunday in a 5-1 victory over OHA Edmonton. The two have combined for 19-points in their three games this weekend and currently both sit in the top-12 in division scoring. Braxton Becker (29/30) held down the fort in the victory for PCHA Blue while Ethan Edwards (42/47) made 40+ saves in the loss.

Delta Hockey Academy Black (1) vs Indigenous Sports Academy (6) U17 Prep

Only four skaters were left off the scoresheet for Indigenous Sports Academy on Sunday. Kallum Windigo (1G, 2A) led the way with a three point performance and the eventual game winner, while offensive defenceman Phoenix Evans (1G, 1A) provided his fourth multi-point effort of the campaign. Seth Goodstriker (19/20) turned aside 19-shots from Delta Black, only conceding once to Jordan Nguyen early in the third period.

Notre Dame Red (4) vs Shawnigan Lake School (1) U17 Prep

The pins began to fall late in the first period after Brodyn Pladson (2G, 1A) and Sidney Armstrong traded goals. However, with 30-seconds left in the frame, Jacob Carroll (1G, 1A) found twine to give Notre Dame Red the go ahead lead into the second. Notre Dame Red would find the back of the net twice more in the second while Shawnigan was pummelling Owen MacLean (47/48). MacLean faced 35-shots in the final two frames and steered every single one aside to steal Notre Dame Red the win.

Okanagan Hockey Academy (7) vs OHA Edmonton (3) U18 Prep

It was another detailed page in the CSSHL career of Mathis Preston (3G, 2A) as he racked up a natural hat-trick in only 2:56 of ice time early in the third period. This was Preston’s seventh multi-goal performance of the season and his first since coming back from his stint with Team Canada at the Youth Olympic Games in South Korea. Fellow Team Canada teammates, Markus Ruck (1G, 3A) also provided a 4-point performance, netting the game’s empty netter while Conner Nicolson (24/27) picked up his first win on the calendar year.

Edge School (8) vs OHA Edmonton (1) U15

Another offensive expedition led by Charlie Tobin (1G, 2A) and Damien Lavallee (2G, 1A) dismantled OHA Edmonton on Sunday. Edge School mustered 56-shots on goal en route to victory while Delano Pockar (28/29) further improved his division leading save percentage to an impressive 0.933%.

Pacific Coast Hockey Academy (2) vs Prairie Hockey Academy (3/SO) U18 Prep

PHA’s proficient powerplay was the difference maker in this contest with PCHA. Luke Myhre (1G, 1A) provided the first tally in the first while Daniel Helary (1G, 1A) provided the second early in the third period. PHA would hold on to this lead for a majority of the match until Brendon Hall put PCHA on the board with just under ten minutes left in the third. Before having to resort to pulling the goalie, Jordan Ramsay would score with 3:40 left in the game which would eventually spill into overtime. OT couldn’t find a winner, so a shootout was necessary. The very first shooter, Trace Langan would score the lone goal in the shootout, leading PHA to their second straight victory that has gone past sixty minutes.

Rink Hockey Academy Kelowna Red (0) vs South Alberta Hockey Academy (3) U17 Prep

Mattias Radke (31/31) had locked up shop early on Sunday, turning away 31-shots en route to his first shutout of the season. Kai Ebert (31/34) had also turned aside 31-shots in the process but was beaten twice in the first in quick succession thanks to the efforts of Ty Wasyluk and Garrison Peck (1G, 2A). Theron Bensler would add a third SAHA goal late in the third to cement their victory over RHA Kelowna Red.

Delta Hockey Academy Green (4)  vs Calgary International Hockey Academy (6) U17 Prep

In this high scoring affair, CIHA had produced tallies from six separate goal scorers, whereas Delta Green had been blessed with a hat-trick effort from Nathaniel Danielson (3G). Brendan Rudolph skated away with the eventual game winner late in the third. Danielson had brought the game to within one in the final minute of play, but would fail to capitalise with the goalie pulled to berth a tie.

Edge School Maroon (4) vs Okanagan Hockey Academy (1) U17 Prep

OHA had opened the scoring early after Cooper Vogt put away a powerplay marker just under four minutes into play. However, Luca Dufour would nab a shorthanded goal with only 5-seconds left in the first, bringing everything back to even for the start of the second. Tensions would flare in the second frame, but Edge Maroon would exit the period on top after Nick Wytrychowski and Noa Halat (2G, 1A) snuck out two goals late in the period. OHA pressed hard in the third but could not beat Adam Courchesne (38/39). Halat would to Edge Maroon’s total with their second shorthanded goal of the evening, cementing their victory in this fiery matchup.

RINK Hockey Academy Kelowna (8) vs Notre Dame (0) U18 Prep

Cruz Waltze’d (3G) his way out of this offensive showing with a hat-trick to show for. Cameron Norrie (2G, 1A), Callum Stone (1G, 2A) and Cage Smith (3A) also left the arena with three point performances under their belts while Elijah Henson (5/5) only had to make 5-saves to pick up his fourth shutout on the season.

Delta Hockey Academy (5) vs Wenatchee Wild Hockey Academy (2) U18 Prep

Charlie Keeffe (51/56) posted 50+ saves against a potent Delta offence, but it wasn’t enough to topple their rivals from over the border. Delta’s offence came from a variety of sources but was led by the efforts of Cole Brown (2G) and Grayson Salmon (2A). Mathias Hasselmann (23/25) steered aside 23-shots in the win, only being beat by Parker Platt (1G, 1A) and Mikhail Levaniuk (1G, 1A).