Game Day Recap: November 7, 2021

 OHA Edmonton (3) at RINK Winnipeg (4/OT) U18 Prep

Gavin Hodnett scored the lone goal in the first period to give RINK Winnipeg the lead after twenty minutes of play. Matthew Dewey added to the lead just 1:06 into the second period to make it 2-0, but the two-goal advantage wouldn’t last long, as Evan Lusok scored his third goal of the season for OHA Edmonton to cut into the lead. With OHA Edmonton trailing by two goals late in the third period, Ben Taschuk scored his first goal of the year (17:33) and Zane Saab converted on the power-play (19:05) to force overtime. In the extra frame, Matthew Dewey found the puck on his stick and put it into the back of the net to give RHA Winnipeg the win.

West Van Academy (3) at RINK Winnipeg (6) U16 Prep

West Van Academy had a 2-1 lead heading into the first intermission, after Anthony Corea and Marcus Marchant both found the back of the net in the opening period. It took just 0:17 seconds into the second period for RINK Winnipeg to tie the game, as Landen Sitarz scored his second of the season. Rhett Perrin would score the go-ahead goal at 16:29 of the second period and RHA Winnipeg would add two more in the third period to double up West Van Academy 6-3 on Sunday.

Notre Dame (5) at Okanagan Hockey Academy (2) U16 Prep

Okanagan Hockey Academy opened the scoring on the power-play, scored by Kayden Clarke at 4:04 of the first period. Stein Dostal added to the lead in the second period to make it 2-0, but Caleb Kornelsen and Taye Shukin (PP) both scored to tie the game heading into the final frame. It was all Notre Dame in the third period, scoring three unanswered goals, including a short-handed tally from Shukin for his second of the game. Ethan McCallum (2-2-0) stopped 41 of 43 shots for the win.

Scotiabank Showcase Yale Hockey Academy (3) at Okanagan Hockey Academy White (0) U17 Prep

Okanagan Hockey Academy (0-8-0)  is still searching for their first win of the season after a loss to Yale Hockey Academy. Jesse Heslop (2G,1A) had two goals and an assist for YHA, and Chase Valliant (1G,2A) had a three-point game himself, as Yale Hockey Academy picked up their fifth win. Maddox Osaka only faced 13 shots in the game, stopping all of them to record the shutout. 

Delta Hockey Academy (5) at Pacific Coast (7) U18 Prep

Nathan Gossoo (3G,1A) had a four-point performance for Pacific Coast Hockey Academy, while Ryan Comisky (3A) had three assists and Carson Lesiuk (2G) notched a pair of goals. Despite the loss, it was a solid game for Jerome Maharaj (5A) who had five assists, as well as Niko Tsakumis (3G) who recorded a hat-trick for Delta Hockey Academy. 

BWC Academy (5) at Okanagan Hockey Academy (2) U18 Prep

BWC Academy outshot Okanagan Hockey Academy 52-31in the game, scoring three times in the first period. Diego Buttazzoni (1G, 2A) had a three-point game, scoring his fifth goal of the season at 18:17 of the first, which turned out to be the game-winner. Carson Wetsch (1G,1A) and Justin Ivanusec (1G,1A) had multipoint contributions for BWC Academy, while Charlie Tritt (5-1-0) made 29 saves for his fifth win between the pipes. 

BWC Academy (7) at OHA Edmonton (10) U16 Prep

OHA Edmonton was very efficient to start the game, scoring three goals on their first three shots. BWC Academy was trailing 5-1 at the midpoint of the period but they stormed back offensively, scoring five unanswered goals to give themselves a 6-5 lead heading into the intermission. OHA Edmonton would answer back in the second period, however, scoring four straight goals. Jack Birch (5A) had a five-point game, while Ty Gordon (2G, 2A) had two goals and two assists for OHA Edmonton.

Edge School (3) at South Alberta Hockey Academy (4/OT) U18 Prep

Justin Kipkie and Jackson Smith scored goals 1:22 apart to give Edge a two-goal lead after two periods of play. South Alberta Hockey Academy battled back early in the third period and took the lead with three goals of their own from Elijah Anderson, Roman Cherniak and Matthew MacPherson, but Charlie Elick responded with his second goal of the year to tie the game 3-3, forcing overtime. The OT winner came off the stick of Aiden Oiring, who scored his twelfth goal of the season to lift South Alberta Hockey Academy to their tenth win of the season. 

Prairie Hockey Academy (2) at Delta Hockey Academy (3) U16 Prep

Dylan Duzan scored in the first period to give Prairie Hockey Academy the early lead, but Bennett Muller answered back with a goal for Delta Hockey Academy in the second period to tie the game 1-1. In the third period, Cole King scored a shorthanded goal to put PHA back in front, however, Rayne Jameson and Derek Thurston scored goals 55-seconds apart en route to the 5-2 win for Delta. 

International Hockey Academy (0) at Pilot Mound Hockey Academy (2) U17 Prep

It was a great goaltending duel between Kian Hodgins and Mason Cottreau. Hodgins recorded the shutout, stopping 37 of 37 shots for Pilot Mound Hockey Academy and Cottreau turned aside 33 of 34 in a losing effort for International Hockey Academy. Both goals for Pilot Mound were scored by Carlos De Leon, who scored the game-winning goal at 9:19 of the second period and added an empty net goal at 19:54 of the third period to seal it for the Buffaloes.

Delta Hockey Academy U17 Prep (3) at Okanagan Hockey Academy U17 Prep (5) Female 

Down 3-2 heading into the third, OHA would score three straight in the final 20 to claim a 5-3 victory. Defenseman Danica Maynard (2G) scored 7:43 into the third period to tie the game and Makena Lloyd-Howe (1G,2A) would score with less than four minutes left to give OHA a 4-3 lead. Madisyn Olson would score her first of the year with 32 seconds left to provide OHA an insurance marker. Magdalena Luggin made 31 saves to earn the win. 

Yale Hockey Academy (2) at RINK Kelowna (3/SO) U18 Prep

Jaxsin Vaughan scored the lone goal in the opening 20 as RHA Kelowna jumped out to a 1-0 advantage. Nolan Viesner (1G,1A) would score for Yale to tie the game in the second period. Jordan Keller (1G,1A) would give Yale a 2-1 lead 8:07 into the third, but Gavin McKenna would score with 2:53 left to tie the game and 2, and force overtime. Overtime would solve nothing and a shootout was needed, where both goalies would stand tall, stopping five of six shots. Smyth Rebman would be the only shooter to score, giving RINK Kelowna a 3-2 victory. 

BWC Academy (15) at St. George’s (2) U15

BWC Academy would score 10 goals in the second period, including 4 in the first two minutes, as part of a 15-2 win. All but two BWC Academy skaters recorded at least one point, with 12 skaters recording at least two points. Jonathan Lee (1G,5A), Jaiven Mann (3G,2A) and London Taylor (6A) led the way for the BWC Academy offence while Samuel Bastien made 22 saves. 

Scotiabank Showcase Shawnigan Lake School (3) at Okanagan Hockey Academy Black (0) U17 Prep

Moose Brown made 34 saves to earn his first win and shutout of the 2021/22 season. Coco Armstrong’s shorthanded goal two minutes into the second was all the offence Shawnigan would need, but third period goals from Connor Arthur and Marcus Hughes would guarantee the Shawnigan victory. Jesse Sanche would make 20 saves for OHA Black in the loss.

Pilot Mound Hockey Academy (0 at RINK Winnipeg (10) U15 Prep

RINK Winnipeg would outshoot PMHA 60-6 in a 10-0 win. Graham Jones (3G,1A) would record a hattrick while Peyton Kettles (1G,3A) and Brayden Thompson (1G,3A) would each record four point games. Shea Chornley would add two goals in the win. Brant Catellier earned the shutout for RHA Winnipeg. 

Northern Alberta Xtreme (15) at Prairie Hockey Academy (2) U18 Prep

NAX would go a perfect five for five on the power play and get periods of three, six and six goals as they defeated PHA 15-2. Brandan Tronchin would score four times and Layne Loomer (3G,2A) and Zackary Shantz (1G,4A) would each add five points. Carter Kowalyk and Reid Varkonyi would each score twice and add two assists in the win. Seungpyo Cho and Chase Jocelyn (1G,1A) would score for Prairie. 

Pacific Coast (2) at Edge School (6) U16 Prep

Edge would outshoot PCHA 44-26, winning 6-2 to wrap up their home showcase weekend. Edge would jump out to a 3-0 lead midway through the game before Landon Mackie would score 21 seconds after the third Edge goal to get PCHA on the board. But Edge would add three more in the final frame, including Terik Parascak’s (2G,1A) 20th goal of the season. Brenner Fyfe made 24 saves for the Edge win. 

Northern Alberta Xtreme (5) at RINK Kelowna (3) U16 Prep

Luke Davies and Kayden Longley each scored in the first period to give NAX a 2-0 lead. But Mason Rudolph (1G,1A) and Zhenya Miles would score in the second to tie the game. Jason Huang would re-give NAX the lead near the end of the period before Hunter Laing (1G,1A) would once again tie it. Brock Souch would score three minutes later to give NAX a 4-3 lead, and Jaxon Haley would score an empty netter to ensure the NAX victory. 

St. George’s (3) at Okanagan Hockey Academy (4) U15 Prep

Tied 2-2 Christopher Kilduff (2G) would score twice in the first six minutes of the third to give OHA a 4-2 lead. Aydan Wang would score short handed to bring St. George’s within one but that would be as close as they’d get as OHA would skate to a 4-3 win. Amadeo Sim scored twice in the middle frame for St. George’s and Austin Ball made 30 saves in the loss. Conner Nicolson made 13 saves in the win. 

Scotiabank Showcase Delta Hockey Academy (10) at RINK Kelowna (3) U17 Prep

In the final Scotiabank Showcase U17 Prep game of the weekend, Delta outshot RHA Kelowna 40-22 in a 10-3 victory. Jordan Gavin (2G, 1A), Miguel Marques (1G,2A), Tomas Mrsci (1G,2A), Jack Sears (1G,2A) and Kabir Shahi (3A) led the way offensively for Delta. Cortt Callison, Easton Green and Wake Purdy would score for RINK Kelowna. 

International Hockey Academy (1) at Notre Dame (3) U18 Prep

Cyril Jebousek (1G,1A) scored in the middle of the first to give Notre Dame an early 1-0 advantage. Eric Mullen would tie the game early in the second, but Hugh Nestor would score 56 seconds later to regain the Notre Dame lead, and Joshua Gamble would add a tally late in the third as Notre Dame would skate to a 3-1 win. Oliver Tuchenhagen made 34 saves for Notre Dame in the win, and Braxton Singleton made 47 saves in the loss.