GAME DAY RECAP: November 12, 2023

Northern Alberta Xtreme White (5) vs Prairie Hockey Academy Blue (0) U17 Prep

Riley Brown (47/52) made an astounding effort to give his club a chance at victory, posting 47-saves in the process, but PHA Blue was shutout by Taylor Raynard (22/22). NAX White was able to get on the board early with a strong point shot from Tafari Chingwaru (1G, 1A). NAX White would go on to score another four unanswered with scoring spread out across the roster. 

Notre Dame (1) vs Edge School (11) U15

Only two skaters missed out on the scoresheet for Edge School on Sunday. Six players including Damien Lavallee (2G, 1A), Luke Huska (3A) and Andrew Ragusa (1G, 2A) clinched three-points each. Kaidyn Thomas (26/27) made 26-saves in the winning effort.

Rink Hockey Academy Kelowna Red (5/OT) vs BWC Academy White (4) U17 Prep

The powerplay was the difference maker for RHA Kelowna Red on Sunday morning, ultimately going 4/10. Despite their powerplay success, BWC Academy White marched back late, scoring twice in the final 2:40 of play with tallies from Gabriel Kaminski and Dominic Seminoff (1G, 1A). However, Brayden Westman (2G, 1A) would test his patience in overtime, doing a lap with the puck before firing one blocker side for the overtime clinching goal.

South Alberta Hockey Academy (5) vs OHA Edmonton U17 Prep (1)

SAHA had an edge over OHA Edmonton after twenty, outshooting them 18-12 and picking up a powerplay marker from Ty Wasyluk in the process. Brennan Finke would add another to SAHA’s tally early in the second, but Kaden Wilkins would cut that lead back in half just 24-seconds later. From here on out, SAHA clicked together and scored three unanswered to put OHA Edmonton’s chances to rest. Ty Hynes (1G, 2A) would find the insurance marker, while Mattias Radke (32/33) shut the door for the textbook victory.

Rink Hockey Academy Kelowna Black (2) vs BWC Academy Gold (3/SO) U17 Prep

Keagan Lundie and Colton Gerrior would score the games first two goals within the first forty minutes while Noah Sinagowitz (30/32) made 18-saves to hold RHA Kelowna Black at bay. However, the third period would tell a different tale. RHA Kelowna Black would strike back and tie the game up with Owen Downey’s 12th of the season and a powerplay goal from Ryder Mead (1G, 1A). In overtime, Sinagowitz would stone Aidan Fisher on a late breakaway, forcing a shootout. Mead would score first for RHA Kelowna Black, but BWC Academy Gold followed with two straight goals off the sticks of Jonathan Bitonti and Gerrior. Sinagowitz would stop Downey one last time to secure the win for his Academy.

North Shore Warriors (5/SO) vs St. George’s School (4) U15

Riley Taylor scored 2:59 in but St. George’s led 2-1 after 20 thanks to goals from Logan Okamura (1G, 1A) and Sam Miller. Max Joseph and Alexander Rode would trade goals minutes apart in the second period. Say Soo would extend the lead 1:49 into the third but Anthony Boffo and Linkin Ashton responded for North Shore to ultimately force OT. In the shootout, Owen Hurlbut (31/35) stopped all three St. George’s shooters and Taylor would score the lone goal for NSW to give them a 5-4 win. 

Okanagan Hockey Academy (3) vs Delta Hockey Academy (0) U15

OHA outshot Delta 42-9 en route to a 3-0 win.Caiden Osiowy-Mah scored in the first, Cole Schellenberg in the second, and Ollie Halowaty in the third. Maddox Slater (9/9) and Quinn Coupland (39/42) were in net for their respective teams. 

South Alberta Hockey Academy (1)  vs Prairie Hockey Academy (2) U18 Prep

Landon Garbitt (33/34) out duelled Beck Boiteau (29/31) in a 2-1 Prairie win. Josh Evaschesen opened the scoring for SAHA 12:24 into the second. Cole King would respond for PHA 2:16 later, with his second of the season. Presley Langevin scored the go-ahead goal just 1:10 later, as all of the game’s action happened in a span of 3:26. 

Okanagan Hockey Academy (6) vs Wenatchee Wild Hockey Academy(1) U18 Prep

Mathis Preston (2G, 1A) and Markus Ruck (2G) each had two goals, Simon Bowland and Wyatt Danyleyko (1G, 1A) added the other OHA goals, and Kaleb Miller (14/15) made 14 saves as OHA defeated Wenatchee 6-1. Charlie Keeffe (49/55) made 49 saves in the loss and Mikhail Levaniuk scored with 11 seconds left in the second for Wenatchee. 

Okanagan Hockey Academy (2) vs Delta Hockey Academy Green (5) U17 Prep

After a scoreless first, Nathaniel Danielson (2G, Otto Spofforth (2G, 1A) and Lukas Lima (1G, 1A) scored three straight for Delta Green. Tucker Robertson would get OHA on the board late in the second. Spofforth would extend the lead in the third before Seth Fleet and Danielson traded goals to close out the game. Ashton Thornton (24/26) made 24 saves for the win. 

Northern Alberta Xtreme (1) vs Edge School (3) Female Prep

Elle Lorenz (1G, 2A) scored in the first while Kara Mitenko added a goal in the second as Edge led 2-0 after 40. Caris Erickson would get NAX on the board 3:15 into the third but a shorthanded Shannon Pearson goal with 5:29 remaining secured the Edge win. Megs Thiessen (1920) made 19 saves for the win. 

Northern Alberta Xtreme Blue (4) vs Calgary International Hockey Academy (5/SO) U17 Prep

Brendan Rudolph scored with 2:59 remaining in the first but NAX Blue led 2-1 after 20 as Parker Fitzgerald (1G, 1A) and Jacob Harkness scored 13 seconds apart in the final minute of the period. Jake MacDonald (1G, 1A) extended the lead before Noah Milford (1G, 2A) and Liam Eisnor (1G, 1A) traded goals midway through the second. Rhett Sather (1G, 2A) would bring CIHA within one early in the third and Gabriel Iervella would tie the game with his third of the season. After OT solved nothing, it would take 12 rounds of the shootout to declare a winner, with CIHA completing the comeback. 

CIH Academy Green (3) vs Ulysse Academie (2) Eastern U18

After two periods of scoreless action Colin Leeb (1G, 1A), Jeremy Bessette and Lukas Plank (1G, 1A) all scored in a span of 1:55 early in the third. Jordan Bibeau and Marco Campo countered for Ulysse but Matis Bureau-Morel (26/28) kept the door shut the rest of the way to secure a CIH Academy Green victory.