Game Day Recap: November 26, 2021

Okanagan Hockey Ontario U18 (6) at Mount U18 #2 (1) Eastern

Okanagan Hockey Ontario scored four unanswered goals in the game, including a goal scored just 0:05 seconds into the second period by Jack Kelly, that turned out to be the game-winner. Daniel Tom (1G,2A) and Joshua Penney (3A) had three-point performances, while Scott Rodrigue stopped 26 of 27 shots to register his first win of the season between the pipes for Okanagan Hockey Ontario. 

Bourget U18 (4 OT) at Mount U18 #1 (3) Eastern

Overtime was needed between Bourget and Mount Academy, with Bourget prevailing in the extra frame to improve their record to (11-2-0-1). Émile Tremblay (3G) registered a hat-trick, scoring in the third period to tie the game and later netting the OT winner for his 17th goal of the season. William Fortin (5-1-0) picked up his fifth win of the season, turning aside 40 shots for Bourget.

West Van Academy (1) at Pilot Mound Hockey Academy (6) U15 Prep

Alen Ryhkov opened the scoring on the powerplay for West Van Academy, but Pilot Mound Hockey Academy would score six unanswered goals throughout the rest of the game enroute to their third win of the season. Liam Chartrand scored the go-ahead goal at 10:40 of the first period, and Carson Carels (1G,2A) had a three-point effort in the win. Piet Mierau registered his first win of the year between the pipes, making 20 saves in the victory. 

Pacific Coast Hockey Academy (6) at Prairie Hockey Academy (0) U15 Prep

Koen Cleaver made 17 saves to record the shutout, and Pacific Coast Hockey Academy put together a well balanced effort, keeping Prairie Hockey Academy off the scoreboard while scoring six goals to earn their ninth win of the season. Noah Kosick (2G,3A) had a five-point game, while Blace Wyatt (2G,2A) and Jordan Ramsay added multipoint performances of their own for PCHA. 

Bourget U17 Prep (1) at Mount U16 (4) Eastern

It took just 0:39 seconds into the game for Mount Academy to get on the board with a goal from Thatcher Hughes. Matthew McDonald (1G,2A) led the way offensively, registering three points, as Mount Academy picked up the win against Bourget College. Rylan Benner allowed just one goal on 36 shots to register his fourth-straight win for Mount Academy.

South Alberta Hockey Academy (3) at OHA Edmonton (4) U18 Prep

Zane Saab opened the scoring on the powerplay for OHA Edmonton with his eighth of the season and Garrett Thom added another in the final minute of the first period (19:23) to give OHA Edmonton a 2-0 lead. However, Elias Eisenbarth would cut into the lead just eight seconds later (19:31) to bring South Alberta Hockey Academy within one goal after twenty minutes. Ben Henshall and Corbin Pinch (1G,2A) both scored to extend the OHAE lead to 4-1, and despite a SAHA shorthanded goal from Josh Van Mulligen and a powerplay marker from Braxton Thornton, OHA Edmonton would ultimately hold on for the win. 

Edge School (5) at Shawnigan Lake School (4) U15 Prep

Edge School came out firing in the first period, scoring four unanswered goals from Logan Murray, Oliver Kramp, Nathan Behm and Cash Koch. However, Shawnigan Lake School answered back with four-straight goals of their own to eventually tie the game, scored by Liam Downie and Brandon Kendall, plus a pair of powerplay tallies from Jackson Rauh. With overtime looming late in the third period, Owen Mastroianni found the back of the net (18:57) to help Edge secure the win. 

Okanagan Hockey Academy (7) at Delta Hockey Academy Green (4) U15 Prep

Zephaniah Giam (2G) gave Delta Hockey Academy a first period lead (7:04) and scored twice in the game, but Okanagan Hockey Academy put seven goals on the board in response. Charlie Grant scored on the powerplay to tie the game, with two-goal performances from Chirstopher Kilduff (2G,2A), Presley Kerner (2G,1A) and David Hoy to elevate Okanagan Hockey Academy to a win against Delta Hockey Academy Green on Friday. 

RINK Winnipeg (0) at Northern Alberta Xtreme (3) U18 Prep

Bret Hymers set the tone early for Northern Alberta Xtreme, scoring just 0:12 seconds into the game. Brendan Olson lit the lamp in the second period and Lucas Schuett notched his sixth of the season in the third period for NAX, who outshot RINK Winnipeg 44-31 in the game. Logan Cunningham (6-1-0) turned aside all 31 shots he faced, registering his third shutout of the season in just seven appearances between the pipes.

Okanagan Hockey Academy U17 (2) at St. Mary’s U18 (5) Female Prep

St. Mary’s picked up their second win of the season, outshooting Okanagan Hockey Academy 35-18 in the game. Charlotte Buffie, Maddie Kaiser and Hannah Dennehy each scored in the second period to give St.Mary’s a three goal lead; a lead they would not relinquish. Emily Gerdevich and Danica Maynard scored one minute apart for OHA in the final few minutes of the game to break the shutout, but Flames netminder, Jordyn Espenell held on for her second win of the season, with a 16-save performance. 

Okanagan Hockey Ontario (5) U18 at Ontario Hockey Academy (3) U18 Eastern

Justin Labelle’s third goal of the season for Ontario Hockey Academy just 0:40 seconds into the second period kicked off a flurry of scoring by both teams. Marc-Antoine Belzile and Pier-Olivier Allard also scored for OHA in the period, while Francesco Carlo Denti (PP), Jack Kelly and Damiano Metastasio (PP) each scored their fifth goals of the season for Okanagan Hockey Ontario. Kaeden McArthur scored twice in the third period for OHO, which proved to be the difference in the game.

Delta Hockey Academy U17 (1) at Pilot Mound Hockey Academy U18 (4) Female Prep

It took just 0:18 seconds for Delta Hockey Academy to get on the board, as Audrey Church scored her fifth goal of the season. Pilot Mound Hockey Academy would respond as the game went along, with goals from Morgan Settee, Katy Lacosse, Hailey Hojnocki, and Livia Plaford as PMHA eventually picked up the win. Nicole (River) Johnston earned her second win between the pipes this season, turning aside 17 of 18 shots she faced.

St. George’s (3) at OHA Edmonton (7) U15 Prep

Matt Paranych (2G,3A) scored twice and added three assists for OHA Edmonton, while Andrew Thomson (2G,1A) registered two powerplay goals and Landed McFadden (2G,1A) had a three-point contribution in the win against St.George’s. Ty Swanson made 15 saves on 18 shots as he picked up his second win of the season for OHA Edmonton. 

Okanagan Hockey Academy (4 SO) at RINK Kelowna (3) U15

Okanagan Hockey Academy watched a two-goal lead slip away late in the third period, when Brayden Westman scored for RINK Kelowna with under five minutes remaining on the clock, and Ollie Reid tied the game at 19:18 of the third period to force overtime. OT solved nothing, so a shootout was required, where Reid would score the game winning goal for RHA Kelowna. Louis Gu won his fourth straight start, making 47 saves on 50 shots, including stopping all three shooters he faced in the shootout. 

Notre Dame (4) at RINK Kelowna U15 (5) Prep

RHA Kelowna jumped out to a 2-0 first period lead thanks to goals from Cameron Schmidt (1G,2A) and Morgan Hackman (2G). Michael Donovan would score 1:42 into the second to bring Notre Dame within 1 before Dylan Ruff (1G,1A) extended the RHA Kelowna lead back to two. Calvin Gustafson would respond for Notre Dame before Hackman would score his second of the game to give RHA Kelowna a 4-2 advantage heading into the third. Logan Flint would extend the RHA Kelowna lead early in the final period before Notre Dame would mount a comeback, that would come up one goal short. Grady Peterson made 42 saves in the loss while Liam Russell made 16 saves in the win. 

Edge School U18 (1) at Delta Hockey Academy U18 (2) Female Prep

Jordan Baxter scored her 11th goal of the season 6:38 into the third to give Delta a 2-1 lead over Edge. Sarah Webster opened the scoring 12:07 into the first for Delta. Kyla Mitenko would score four minutes later to tie the game heading into the third period. Taylor Cohen made 23 saves to earn her third win of the year. Farah Walker made 32 saves for Edge in the loss. 

Prairie Hockey Academy (3) at International Hockey Academy (1) U18 Prep

Ethan Kelly broke a scoreless tie 37 seconds into the middle frame as Prairie would score three straight goals to earn the win. Memfis Burgeson and Ian George would score 48 seconds apart early in the third period to grab a 3-0 lead. Ben Whitford would score the lone IHA goal with 12 minutes remaining to end Rio Kroeker’s (27/28) shutout bid. Kaden Hladunewich made 36 saves for IHA in the loss. 

Ontario Hockey Academy U17 (5) at Mount U18 #1 (6/OT) Eastern

It took Anthony Campbell (1G,1A) just 32 seconds to score the overtime winner in a thrilling 6-5 Mount win over OHA. Mount Academy held a 4-1 lead heading into the third, and a 5-2 lead 3:33 into the third, but OHA would score 3 goals in the final 13 minutes to tie the game at 5 and force OT. Jack Flanagan made 31 saves to earn the victory. 

Shawnigan Lake School U18 (2) at RINK Kelowna U18 (5) Female Prep

RINK Kelowna outshot Shawnigan 33-12, claiming a 5-2 victory. RHA Kelowna jumped out to a 3-0 lead just 13:06 into the game on goals from Emma Elders, Sara Swiderski, and Jade Surdez. Taya Lonsdale would score 7:15 into the second to get Shawnigan on the board, but Kaitlyn Mallette and Natasha Falk extended the RHA Kelowna lead heading into the final frame. Charlotte Swanton would score mid way through the final frame but that was as close as Shawnigan would get. Madison Bowtell made 10 saves for the win. 

RINK Kelowna (4) at Okanagan Hockey Academy (1) U18 Prep

The two teams traded first period goals before RHA Kelowna would score three straight to claim a 4-1 win. Smyth Rebman (1G,1A), Ryder Ritchie (1G,1A), Willem Terwoord and Kai Adano all scored while Lukas Toth made 21 saves for RHA Kelowna in the win. Sam Lawson scored the lone OHA goal and Jasper Tait made 28 saves. 

Scotiabank Showcase Yale Hockey Academy (6) at St. George’s (0) U15 

Yale improved to 6-2-0 with a 6-0 win over St. George’s in a U15 Scotiabank Showcase matchup. Koray Bozkaya (2G,1A), and Jayden Oleskiw (1G,2A) led the way with three points and Ryker Swanson also added two goals. Cameron Edgley (2A), Bodie Jerome (2A), and Dante Svingen-Jones (1G,1A) all had multi point games in the win. Kyle Taylor made 52 saves for St. George’s in the loss, while Korbin Rodel made just 13 saves in the shutout. 

West Van Academy (1) at Delta Hockey Academy Black (9) U15 Prep

Delta outshot West Van 55-11 in a 9-1 win Friday afternoon. Nickolas Kovich (3G) and Grayson Salmon (3G) each recorded hattricks while Dylan Westerby (4A) led all skaters with four points. Chayton Basanti (3A) and Dylan Duquette (1G,2A) each had three points in the win. Gavin Huynh scored the lone West Van goal. 

Notre Dame (0) at Edge School (6) U18 Prep

Edge fired 56 shots at the Notre Dame net, scoring six times. Six different skaters scored for Edge with Nick Johnson (3A), Justin Kipkie (2A) and Shayne Tibbles (1G,1A) leading the offensive charge for Edge School. Benjamin Polhill made 10 saves to earn the shutout. 

BWC Academy (7) at RINK Winnipeg (4) U15 Prep

Jack Bakker (3G) and Daniel Morozov (2G) carried the BWC Academy offence to a 7-4 win over RHA Winnipeg. Benjamin Kindel (1G,3A) had four points and Nathan Kam made 29 saves for BWC Academy who scored three straight goals to close out the game. Ayden Collins (2A), Brody Green (1G,1A) and Lincoln Ponce (2A) all recorded multi point games for RHA Winnipeg in the loss. 

Yale Hockey Academy (9) at Pacific Coast Hockey Academy (1) U18 Prep

The goals came early and often for Yale as they scored four goals in the first period enroute to a 9-1 victory. All but one Yale skater recorded a point in the win with Nolan Viesner (1G,2A), and Pierce Whyte (2G,1A) each recorded three points, while Justice Christensen (1G,1A) and Marshall Finnie (2A) each had multi point games Matt Lahey ended Brady Smith’s shutout bid with 4:57 left in the game. 

South Alberta Hockey Academy U18 (1) at Northern Alberta Xtreme U18 (3) Female Prep

Allee Isley opened the scoring for NAX 8:34 into the second period. Brianna Finke would respond for SAHA less than three minutes later, but the tie was short lived as Kendra Shumaker scored four minutes after the SAHA equalizer. NAX forward Molly Hamilton would add an insurance marker 5:35 into the final frame, and Erika Lind made 24 saves to earn the win. Devyn Amundson made 20 saves for SAHA in the loss. 

RINK Winnipeg U18 (6) at Okanagan Hockey Academy U18 (3) Female Prep

RHA Winnipeg held a 1-0 lead after one and 3-1 lead heading into the final frame before OHA scored two straight goals to tie it at three. But RHA Winnipeg would score three goals in the final 5:01 to earn a 6-3 win. Keara Parker led the way offensively with two goals and two assists and Taylor Miles and Jordy Wyant each tallied two assists. Julia Duke (2G,1A) and Gabby Lindsay (1G,2A) each played a part in all three OHA goals. Inhye Jang made 22 saves in the win. 

OHA Edmonton (0) at Northern Alberta Xtreme (5) U15

Taylor Raynard made 25 saves as NAX shutout OHA Edmonton 5-0. NAX scored two goals in the first and three in the third, firing 38 shots towards the OHA Edmonton net. Macklin Dobko, Jordan Duguay (1G,1A), Nathan Guenther (1G,1A), Wyatt Mason, and Jett Quaschnick all scored for NAX in the win. Sawyer Dingman picked up two assists, giving him 17 points in 10 games. 

Northern Alberta Xtreme (1) at Yale Hockey Academy (6) U15 Prep

Aiden Eskit made 33 saves and Yale scored on 6 of their 26 shots, handing NAX their first loss of the season. Tommy Lafreniere (3G,1A) tallied a hattrick and Ilija Majkic (4A) added four assists to pace the Yale offence. Savin Virk (1G,2A) had three points including the game’s opening goal 6:39 into the first period. Jack Toogood scored the lone NAX goal in the third period. 

Scotiabank Showcase Delta Hockey Academy (2) at BWC Academy (5) U15

Delta opened the scoring 4:18 into the game on a Jordan Nguyen goal but BWC Academy would respond with four straight, and five total, earning a 5-2 win. Gianni Bosa and Jack Tudhope each scored twice and added an assist while defenseman Noah Frick added two assists for BWC Academy. Taran Biring had the other Delta goal, beating Samuel Bastien (18/20) early in the third period.