GAME DAY RECAP: November 25, 2022

CIH Academy U18 (6) vs Ontario Hockey Academy Prep (7 /OT) Eastern U18

It was a high-scoring game that required extra time against CIH Academy and Ontario Hockey Academy. Danylo Tsybulskyi scored twice for CIH Academy and Charlie Wilson had a multi-point night, picking up three assists. However, Marius Ottesen had a hat-trick for Ontario Hockey Academy, scoring three goals and adding an assist and Laurent Desorcy-Dupont had two points, including scoring the overtime winner.

North Shore Warriors (1) vs Wenatchee Wild 18U (0) U18 Prep

It was the goaltending battle of the season so far, as both teams peppered the net all game long, with little success. James Hunt turned aside 47 of 48 shots he faced for the Wenatchee Wild, while Oliver Read made 45-saves to record the shutout win between the pipes for the North Shore Warriors. The lone goal, the game-winner for North Shore, was scored on the powerplay with just four-seconds left in the second period, coming off the stick of Rayne Jameson. 

Coeur d’Alene Hockey Academy (3) vs OHA Edmonton (2) U18 Prep

Both teams skated into the third period tied 2-2 after scoring a goal in each of the first two periods. Jeremy Gagnon and Brody Asuchak tallied for Coeur d’Alene Hockey Academy, while Adam Milke and Nikolas Jones both lit the lamp on the powerplay for OHA Edmonton to round out the first forty-minutes. In the final frame, with CHA on the powerplay, Verners Veinbergs scored his first goal of the season which would hold up as the game winner.

King Heights Academy U18 (0) vs Ontario Hockey Academy U18 (8) Eastern U18

Yaroslav Alifanov and Rakhat Ospanov scored ‘bookend’ goals for Ontario Hockey Academy in an offensive game against King Heights Academy. In between, Cody Morton scored twice in succession, then Stevie Clark tallied twice in a row, followed by Axel Ruski-Jones scoring back-to-back. Benoit Aucoin turned aside all 19-shots he faced between the pipes for the shutout win.

Notre Dame (1) vs Yale Hockey Academy (9)  U18 Prep

Yale Hockey Academy fired 71-shots on net in a lop-sided win over Notre Dame on Friday. Eight players scored a goal for YHA, with Savin Virk scoring twice. Ben Kindel had three helpers in the game, as well. The lone goal for Notre Dame was scored by Rhys Osicki in the second period, but Malakai Zwiers shut the door most of the game, stopping 25 of 26 shots he faced. 

Pilot Mound Hockey Academy (8) vs Pacific Coast Hockey Academy (7) U15 Prep

It took a shootout to decide a winner between Pilot Mound Hockey Academy and Pacific Coast Hockey Academy. Dwight Sawatzky led the offence for the Buffaloes with a five-point performance, scoring three goals and adding two assists. Madden Cruickshank had a hat-trick and five points, scoring three goals and adding a pair of helpers for Pacific Coast Hockey Academy in response. Overtime solved nothing but, in the shootout, Sawatzky scored the winner for Pilot Mound.

Pilot Mound Hockey Academy (2) vs Okanagan Hockey Academy (5) U18 Prep

The game was tied after twenty minutes between Okanagan Hockey Academy and Pilot Mound Hockey Academy. Stein Dostal scored his first of two goals for OHA and Thayer Komakjuak responded for PMHA in the opening frame. Alexander Musyakevych gave Pilot Mound the lead in the second period, but four unanswered goals from OHA made the difference. Dostal got his second of the game, with Jonny Timmons, Grady Hope and Wyatt Bailey all lighting the lamp to round out the scoring.

Delta Hockey Academy Black (0 vs Delta Hockey Academy Green (4) U15 Prep

Delta Hockey Academy Green outshot Delta Hockey Academy Black 50-13 in the game, picking up a shutout win. Nathaniel Danielson scored 17-seconds into the first period, while Ben Schmidt, Suhaan Nagra and Nate Gray all hit the scoresheet for DHA Green. Dylan Karan picked up the shutout with a 13-save effort between the pipes.

Okanagan Hockey Ontario U18  (2) vs Bourget College U18 (7) Eastern U18

Samuel Frechette had a four-point effort, with a goal and three assists, Santiago Gosselin scored two goals and added a helper, and Loik Leduc added a tally and two assists for Bourget College in the win. On the other side, Jordan Laroda had a goal and an assist and Emil Obstfelder found the back of the net for Okanagan Hockey Ontario, but that’s all they would muster. 

International Hockey Academy (1)  vs Delta Hockey Academy (3) U18 Prep

Lynden Burrett put Delta Hockey Academy on the board with his third goal of the season, and Bryan Kim scored his third of the year in the second period to give Delta Hockey Academy the 2-0 lead after forty-minutes. Daniel Zhou added to the lead in the third period. The lone goal for International Hockey Academy was scored off the stick of Gavin Garland, his seventh of the season. Brendan Gee made 45-saves to register the win between the pipes for Delta.

St. George’s School (10) vs Notre Dame (3) U15 Prep

St. George’s School improved to 8-1-1 on the season hitting double digits on the scoreboard against Notre Dame, outshooting the hounds 46-16 in the game. Harshaan Kaila and Eli Barrett had two goals and three assists each, while Kanjyu Gosjic added two goals and two helpers for St. George’s. Jayden Simpson scored twice, as well, and Henry Liu had three assists in the contest. 

Pacific Coast Hockey Academy (3) vs RHA Winnipeg (6) U18 Prep

Avery Laliberte and Owen Warnick each scored two goals for RHA Winnipeg, and Peyton Kettles added three assists. The game was tied 3-3 headed into the third period, when RHAW scored three unanswered goals to put the game out of reach. Landon Mackie scored his 12th goal of the season for Pacific Coast Hockey Academy in the loss.

Pacific Coast Hockey Academy (5) vs Delta Hockey Academy (2) U16 Prep

Pacific Coast Hockey Academy earned their second win of the season, defeating Delta Hockey Academy 5-2 on Friday. Jed Lake had a four-point effort for PCHA with three goals and an assist, registering the hat-trick. Haydyn Brooks and Logan Cameron added tallies in the game to round out the scoring for Pacific Coast Hockey Academy. 

Edge School U18 (2) vs St. Mary’s Academy U18 (0) Female U18 Prep

Jordan Blouin scored the lone first period goal, Jennifer Keller added her ninth of the season early in the third, and Emily Carson (22/22) earned her third shutout of the season as Edge defeated PMHA 2-0. 

BWC Academy (8) vs North Shore Warriors (3) U15

Sam Shepard and Connor Liu would give BWC Academy a 2-0 lead just 5:04 into the game. Peter Banicevic (2G) and Elias Beselt would quickly respond for North Shore, but a Ryan Fox (1G, 1A) goal near the end of the first would give BWC Academy the lead heading into the second. Luke Grabinsky would extend the lead before Banicevic would bring NSW back within one midway through the second. But that would be as close as they would get as Bruce Zhong (2G) would score twice and Kayden Pratt and Grayson Tash (1G, 1A) would each add markers of their own. 

Northern Alberta Xtreme (8) vs Notre Dame (1) U17 Prep

NAX would outshoot Notre Dame 70-24 in an 8-1 victory. Russell Newman (62/70) made 62 saves but it wasn’t enough as Owen Brees (1G, 1A), Jaxen Gauchier (1G, 3A), Eric Giesbrecht (1G, 1A), Finn Kallay (1G, 2A), Lukas Kaplan (2G, 2A), Torretto Marrelli (1G, 1A) and Luke Powell all found the back of the net for NAX. Taye Shukin scored the lone Notre Dame goal, beating Jordan Switzer (23/24) midway through the third. 

Okanagan Hockey Academy (3) vs Northern Alberta Xtreme (6) U15 Prep

Liam Ruck (1G, 1A) would open the scoring with his 22nd goal of the season but Daxon Rudolph (2G) would respond for NAX as the two teams were tied after 20. Mathis Preston (1G, 2A) would strike next for OHA before NAX would get goals from defenceman Rudoph and Saul Astill. Tucker Tullikopf (2G) would extend the NAX lead early in the third before Markus Ruck would bring OHA back within one. Another goal by Tullikopf and one by Nolan Stewart (1G, 1A) would secure a 6-3 NAX victory. 

OHA Edmonton (4) vs RHA Kelowna (5) U15 Prep

Noah Kelly and Brody Gillespie (2G, 2A) would score a minute apart for their respective teams as the first period ended tied at 1-1. The second period would be the same story as Patrick Sopiarz (2G, 1A) would give OHA Edmonton the lead, before Cage Smith responded for RHA Kelowna. Joe Iginla (1G, 1A) would score just 35 seconds into the third to give RHA Kelowna their first lead of the game but Sopiarz would tie it eight minutes later. Cruz Waltze would regain the RHA Kelowna lead two minutes later, before Noah Chadi (1G, 1A) once again tied the game. But Gillespie’s second of the game late in the third would see RHA Kelowna emerge victorious. 

South Alberta Hockey Academy (6) vs Shawnigan Lake School (2) U18 Prep

Matthew Paranych (1G, 1A) and Noah Derouin (1G, 1A) each scored for SAHA as they held a 2-0 lead just 5:53 into the game. Brendyn Van Oene would get Shawnigan on the board just 33 seconds later as the first ended 2-1 in favour of SAHA. Noah Dziver (1G, 1A) and Gavin McKenna (2G) each scored for SAHA in the second as they extended their lead to 4-1. Matt Patry would get Shawnigan within two early in the third, but last minute goals by Kade Duell and McKenna would seal the deal for SAHA. 

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

Caleb Lepitre, Jacob Michelson (1G, 1A), and Ian George (1G, 1A) all found the back of the net in the first as PHA jumped out to a 3-0 lead. Matty Healey would add a goal in the second and Adam Belzil would tally one in the third as PHA defeated St. George’s 5-0. Liam Ernst (35/35) made 35 saves to record the shutout. Jaiden Sharma (32/37) was in net for St. George’s in the loss. 

Prairie Hockey Academy (6) vs Pilot Mound Hockey Academy (1)  U17 Prep

PHA would score the first three goals of the game as Cohan Kuncio and Gage Nagel (2G) would find the back of the net. PMHA would get one back when Zane Price scored midway through the second, but goals from Avery Johnson (1G, 1A), Noah Thul and Wyatt Dreger (1G, 3A) would halt any type of comeback attempt. Luke McKenchnie (20/21) would earn the win for PHA. 

Prairie Hockey Academy (0) vs RHA Winnipeg (6) U16 Prep

Brady Low (12/12) picked up his first shutout of the season as RHA Winnipeg defeated PHA 6-0. Connor Bear (1G, 1A), Jack Bilous (2A), Hudson Brehaut (2A), Reece Gault (1G, 1A) and Remy Hlady (2G) all recorded multi point games in the win. Defenceman Josh McGregor and Lincoln Ponce also scored in the win. Kale Gorski (37/43) was in net for PHA in the loss. 

Okanagan Hockey Academy (3/SO) vs BWC Academy (2) U16 Prep

Tucker Robertson (1G, 1A) opened the scoring for OHA just 43 seconds into the first and Christian Revel (1G, 1A) tied the game on the powerplay 32 seconds into the second. OHA would head into the third up 2-1 thanks to a goal from Cameron Norrie (1G, 1A). Cooper Stockdale (1G, 1A) would tie the game midway through the third period and a scoreless OT would see the two teams head to a shootout. In the shootout Conner Nicolson (29/31) would stop all three BWC Academy shooters and Norrie would score the lone goal to give OHA the 3-2 victory. 

BWC Academy (3) vs Edge School (5) U15 Prep

Owen Cooper (2G) would give Edge their first lead of the game but Hunter Ashton would tie it just 20 seconds later. 27 seconds after that Ty Hynes would regive Edge the lead with his first goal of the season. Ty Bonkowski  (1G, 1A) would tie the game just 16 seconds into the second and Logan Lepinski  (1G, 1A) would give BWC Academy the lead with 2 seconds remaining in the period. But Edge would score three unanswered in the third, including two by Cruz Pavao (2G, 2A), as they would skate to a 5-3 win. 

RHA Winnipeg (2) vs Yale Hockey Academy (5) U15 Prep

Maddox Malmquist would open the scoring for RHA Winnipeg just 1:39 into the game but three straight goals from Yale would give them a 3-1 advantage heading into the third. Koy Funk would bring RHA Winnipeg within one early in the third but two more goals from Brayden Ryan-Mackay (4G) would secure the Yale victory. Yale would go 3-6 on the powerplay and defenceman Ryan MacBeath (4A) would add four assists in the win. 

Northern Alberta Xtreme (1) vs BWC Academy (4) U18 Prep

NAX would outshoot BWC Academy 40-28 but a 39 save performance from Massimo Urbani (39/40) would give BWC Academy a 4-1 victory. Peyton Mithmuangneau would open the scoring and Kayden Longley would respond for NAX in the first. Ryder Mcintosh would score the lone second period goal before Koji Gibson (2G) would score his first two goals of the season in the third period. 

RHA Kelowna (3) vs Edge School (7) U18 Prep

Edge would go 3-5 on the powerplay and outshoot RHA Kelowna 52-22 en route to a 7-3 victory. Defenceman Matthew Keller (2G, 1A) would score twice while Terik Parascak (1G, 2A) would also record three points. But it was Carter Klippenstein (4A) who would lead all skaters with four points in the win. 

RHA Kelowna (4) vs North Shore Warriors (3) U16 Prep

Lucas Jakubec opened the scoring 2:01 in for NSW and Luca Cupello responded for RHA Kelowna 6.5 minutes later. Matteo Paradiso (2G) scored the lone second period goal as NSW would lead heading into the third. Aidan Fisher would tie the game midway through the period before Paradiso would respond again for NSW. But a Teghan Mullin (1G, 2A) game with 1:26 remaining would tie it, and a Riley Pederson marker with 19 seconds left would give RHA Kelowna the win.