Game Day Recap – March 17, 2023

March 17, 2023

Pacific Coast Hockey Academy (1) vs OHA Edmonton (6) U16 Prep

Kaden Wilkins registered a hat-trick, while Aidan Stewart and Nicholas Rowney picked up a goal and an assist. Cale Chimera added a solo goal to round out the scoring for OHA Edmonton. Ryan Christenson added the lone goal for Pacific Coast Hockey Academy in the loss. 

Prairie Hockey Academy (4) vs BWC Academy (3) U18 Prep

Matty Healey scored twice and added an assist, Adam Belzil added a powerplay marker, while Kasey Russel’s third period goal held up as the game-winner. Liam Ernst turned aside 34 of 37 shots between the pipes to pick up the win for Prairie Hockey Academy. 

Pilot Mound Hockey Academy (4/SO) vs Coeur d’Alene Hockey Academy (3) U18 Prep

Coeur d’Alene Hockey Academy scored three powerplay goals in the first period, with goals from Lance Insko, James Ghebarri and Ripley Garden. Isaiah Felix answered back for Pilot Mound Hockey Academy 28 seconds into the second period, while Justin Shih (1G, 1A) and Thayer Komakjuak (1G, 1A) scored in the third period to tie the game and force extra time. Overtime solved nothing, but in the shootout Tyler Fairbairn scored the winner. 

CIH Academy U17 (5) vs Mount Academy U17 (3) Eastern U17 

Koichiro Matsudaira had a three point effort for CIH Academy, scoring a goal and adding two assists, while Koby Francis scored twice, including the game-winner on the powerplay. Daniel McGowan and a 44-save performance between the pipes to register the win for CIH Academy. 

Edge School (2) vs RHA Kelowna U16 Prep (5) Quarter Final

RINK Hockey Academy Kelowna set the tone in the first period with four unanswered goals. Cole Serdachny scored twice in the frame, while Luca Cupello and Julian Galenza added powerplay markers. Riley Pederson added a solo tally to round out the scoring. Edge School would cut into the lead with goals from Lincoln Martin and Jeff Niehaus in the loss. 

RHA Winnipeg (4) vs Northern Alberta Xtreme (3) U18 Prep

It was a back-and-forth game between Rink Hockey Academy Winnipeg and Northern Alberta Xtreme. Luke Davies, Owen Berge and Bowen Grycan all lit the lamp for NAX, while Cole Penner opened the scoring for RHAW and both Peyton Kittles and Owen Warnick added powerplay markers in the second period. Gavin Nemis notched his third goal of the postseason which would hold up as the eventual game-winner. 

CIH Academy U18 (4) vs Ontario Hockey Academy (1) U18 

Giovanni Mandruzzato and Matthias Mader both scored to give CIH Academy a two-goal lead, but Stevie Clark scored with six seconds left in the second period to draw Ontario Hockey Academy within a goal after 40 minutes. Mader added three assists for a four-point performance, while Mandruzzato added his second of the game in the third period. Neil Iserhoff scored a solo tally for CIH Academy, while Thomas Samborski turned aside 29 of 30 shots to register the win in net.

Pacific Coast Hockey Academy (5) vs Shawnigan Lake School (6) U18 Prep

Noah Kosick had a goal and two assists for Pacific Coast Hockey Academy, while Jonatan Raatikainen tied the game for Shawnigan Lake School late in the third period to force extra time. Midway through overtime, with Shawnigan Lake School on the powerplay, Conor Ryan fired home the game winner, assisted by Marcello Giorgi and Raatikainen. 

Mount Academy U16 (0) vs Ontario Hockey Academy Maroon (6) U17 Eastern

Brayden Besner scored two goals for Ontario Hockey Academy and William Gosselin had a four-point game with a goal and three assists. Quinlan Parry, Cole Shepherdson and Justin Gregoire notched solo markers to round out the scoring. Jacon Duff made 16 saves for the win, recording a shutout in the process. 

St. George’s School (0) vs Yale Hockey Academy (3) U18 Prep Quarter Final

Kalan Anderlini opened the scoring for Yale Hockey Academy in the second period, with a goal that would hold up as the game winner. Luke Cozens and Evan Smith added solo markers in the third period to give the Lions a three-goal lead. Ethan Eskit turned aside all 29 shots he faced to register the shutout win between the pipes for YHA. 

BWC Academy (2) vs RHA Winnipeg (7) U16 Prep Quarter Final

RHA Winnipeg outshot BWC Academy 51-27 en route to a 7-2 win in the quarter finals. Connor Bear (1G, 2A) and Wyatt Stinton (2G, 1A) led the RHA Winnipeg offence with three points while Brady Low (25/27) made 25 saves in net. Nicholas Drapack and Aidan Mark scored for BWC Academy in the loss. 

International Hockey Academy (1) vs RHA Kelowna (4) U18 Prep Quarter Final

Braxton Thornton gave IHA a lead late in the first but it was all RHA Kelowna from there on out as Callas Pierce (1G, 1A) tied the game two minutes later, John Franceschetti and Cole Balkovec (2G, 1A) scored in the second, and Balkovec added a shorthanded goal with 56 seconds left in the game to secure the 4-1 win. Evan Gardner (19/20) made 19 saves and recorded an assist in the win. 

Mount Academy U18 Prep (3) vs Bourget College U18 (5) Eastern Prep

Jack Flanagan opened the scoring 2:59 in for Mount Academy but Gavin McLenaghan and Alex Roy responded four Bourget just minutes later. Santiago Gosselin extended the lead 2:51 into the second before Jean-Christophe Gosselin (1G, 1A) brough Mount back within one. Marc-Antoine Riopel (2G) would score midway through the second as Bourget led 4-2 after 20. Landon Fraser would score on the power play early in the third for Mount and they would continue to apply pressure but a Riopel shorthanded empty net goal secured the Bourget win. 

Delta Hockey Academy (4) vs South Alberta Hockey Academy (3) U18 Prep Quarter Final 

After a scoreless first Ryan Miller scored 57 seconds into the middle frame. Rajun Parmar (2G)responded for Delta, scoring twice in a span of four minutes. Josiah Jackson would tie the game minutes later but a Chase Harrington (2G, 1A) goal with 20 seconds remaining in the second saw Delta lead 3-2 after 20. Defenceman Matthew Paranych (1G, 1A) would tie the game 1:23 into the third setting up an exciting third period. In a game that looked as though it would head to overtime, Harrington would be sent in all alone with 33 seconds left, making a move to his backhand and beating Zach Zahara (31/35) to give Delta the 4-3 win. 

Delta Hockey Academy (4) vs Notre Dame (7) U16 Prep Quarter Final

Tied 3-3 heading into the third, Nicholas Campbell would give Delta the lead 2:29 into the frame. But Michael Donovan (1G, 1A) would respond 57 seconds later and Notre Dame would add three more as Koby Bossaer, Jase McNichol (2G, 1A), and Liam Tattuinee (2G) all found the back of the net. 

Edge School (7) vs Okanagan Hockey Academy (1) U18 Prep Quarter Final

Miles Cooper (2G, 1A) and Terik Parascak (1G, 2A) continue to lead the Edge offence this season as they secured a 7-1 win over OHA. Noah Davis (23/24) made 23 saves and Nolan DuPont (2A) and Maxim Shushkov (2A) each recorded two assists. Hunter Sellers scored the lone OHA goal. 

Okanagan Hockey Ontario U18 (2) vs Ontario Hockey Academy (3/OT) Prep Eastern

Carter Chadwick scored the lone first period goal as OHO led 1-0 after 20. Jeremie Ndeffo would tie the game 3:34 into the second and Kevins Petersons (2G) would give OHA the lead 3:21 later. Jordan Laroda would tie the game on the power play midway through the third, forcing overtime. In OT Petersons would score his second of the game and playoffs to give OHA the 3-2 win. 

North Shore Warriors (2) vs Okanagan Hockey Academy (4) U16 Prep Quarter Finals

Jacob Davidson gave OHA an early lead but North Shore responded with first period goals from Matteo Paradiso and Alen Ryzhkov. Conner Nicolson (37/39) would shut the door the rest of the way and Ruben Stone would tie the game in the second before Tucker Robertson (2G) scored the game winning and securing goals for OHA. 

Notre Dame (7/SO) vs North Shore Warriors (6) U18 Prep Consolation

A high scoring affair saw Notre Dame defeat North Shore 7-6 in a shootout on Friday night. Nick Karczmiarz (1G, 2A) led the way with three points while four of his Notre Dame teammates recorded multi point games. Wake Purdy (2G, 2A) and Quinn Ramsay (1G, 4A) sparked the North Shore offence in the loss. Devin Degenstein (54/60) made 54 saves in the win. 

OHA Edmonton (3) vs Prairie Hockey Academy (8) U16 Prep Consolation

Things were kept close in Friday’s late game throughout the first frame with OHA Edmonton and Prairie Hockey Academy staying knotted at 1-1. This would change entering the second period when Kale Pratte (2G, 2A) exploded onto the scene with a powerplay and a shorthanded marker. PHA would carry this momentum into the third where they would pot three more goals to solidify an 8-3 victory.