Game Day Recap: October 1, 2022

Photo: Dave Watling

Delta Hockey Academy Black (2) vs St. George’s School (5) U15 Prep

Otto Spofforth opened the scoring early in the first period (6:29) to give Delta the lead, which remained that way until the second period. A power-play marker from St. George’s Eli Barrett tied the game (4:38) but it didn’t last long. Jackson Kripps added a late power-play goal for Delta to give them the 2-1 lead heading into the third period (17:16). The third period was dominated by St. George’s, however, with back-to-back shorthanded goals from Eli Barrett and Harshaan Kaila, followed up by tallies from Kanjyu Gojsic (PP) and Jayden Simpson sealed the deal for St. George’s.

Shawnigan Lake School (12) vs Prairie Hockey Academy (3) U15 Prep

Eight goals were scored in the first period alone, as both teams traded chances in the opening frame, but it was Shawnigan Lake School that took a 6-2 lead into the intermission. Nigel Alberts registered a hat-trick in the game for Shawnigan Lake School, and added three assists for a six-point effort (3G,3A) while his teammate, Bryan Sullivan, also had a six-point effort adding a goal and five helpers (1G, 5A). Eli McKamey (3G) added a hat-trick of his own, while Shawnigan goaltender, Gavin Clarahan, made 53 saves for the win.

RINK Hockey Academy Winnipeg (6) vs Prairie Hockey Academy (3) U16 Prep

Henry Thunderblanket scored early for Prairie Hockey Academy (1:38) and AJ Paulsen scored on the power-play minutes later to extend the lead (2:56) to 2-0. However, RHA Winnipeg answered back with a goal from Remy Hlady to cut into the lead (12:34). Kaleb Dewar scored twice in the second period for RHA Winnipeg, as they struck twice on the power-play in the middle frame, and RHA Winnipeg would ultimately score six unanswered goals, which proved to be the difference in the game.  

CIH Academy U17 (6) vs Mount Academy U16 Eastern (3)  U17

Koichiro Matsudaira opened the scoring for CIH Academy, and registered 2G,2A in the game. Bailey Yates added a shorthanded marker early in the second period, while Henry Newell, Koby Francis and Samuel Caouette found the back of the net for CIH. Liam Arsenault scored twice for Mount Academy in the loss. Goaltender Daniel McGowan made 40 of 43 saves for the win.

Indigenous Sports Academy (4) vs OHA Edmonton (1) U17 Prep

Hunter Yee scored with just one second remaining (19:59) in the first period to put OHA Edmonton on the board, but that was all they would muster in this one. Indigenous Sports Academy scored four-straight throughout the rest of the game to pick up the victory. Draeden Bear (2G) scored twice in the second period, and Sage Roberts added two tallies in the third period for Indigenous Hockey Academy, who won their first game in CSSHL history. 

BWC Academy (10) vs Pilot Mound Hockey Academy (3) U15 Prep

Jonathan Lee scored twice and added two helpers, and Jake Banicevic had a four-point performance for BWC Academy, who reached double digits on the scoreboard. Benson Hirst (2G) scored twice in response for Pilot Mound Hockey Academy, but goaltender Jeevin Sandhu stood tall between the pipes for BWC Academy, stopping 18 shots for the win.

Okanagan Hockey Academy (13) vs OHA Edmonton (3) U15 Prep

Mathis Preston led the way for Okanagan Hockey Academy, lighting the lamp four times and adding three helpers for a 7-point night. Liam Ruck (2G, 3A) and Markus Ruck (2G, 3A) had identical numbers with five points apiece to help OHA pick up the win. The power-play converted four times for Okanagan Hockey Academy in the game.

Mount Academy U17 (3) vs Bourget College U18 (4) Eastern U17

Ethan Kane opened the scoring in the first period (5:20) and the lead was extended late in the frame by Peter Szatmari (18:26) to give Mount Academy the 2-0 lead after one period of play. Simon Kobylecki cut into the lead just 0:40 into the second period for Bourget College, with Ethan Albert and Alex Roy adding to the total. However, a goal for Mount Academy scored by Harlan Eustace meant the score was tied 3-3 heading into the final period of play. In the third period, Lucas Goncalves scored the eventual game-winner for Bourget College.

CIH Academy U18 (6) vs Okanagan Hockey Ontario U18 (3) Eastern U18

CIH Academy came out firing in the first period, scoring four times in the opening frame. Liam Lynn (8:28) and Danylo Tsybulskyi (9:14) scored seconds apart to give CIH Academy the lead, while Sergei Kolosov (12:10) and Giovanni Mandruzzato (12:20) added goals just 10-seconds apart for a 4-0 lead after twenty minutes. Carter Chadwick (2G) tallied twice for Okanagan Hockey Ontario, but goaltender Thomas Samborski turned aside 21 of 24 shots to register the win.

Northern Alberta Xtreme (12) vs International Hockey Academy (4) U17 Prep

It was an offensive outpouring for Northern Alberta Xtreme against International Hockey Academy. Lukas Kaplan (1G, 4A) and Jaxen Gauchier (2G, 3A) led the way offensively for NAX, each registering 5-point nights and Eric Giesbrecht (2G, 2A) scored twice and added two assists. Kayden Big Plume (2G) had two goals for IHA in the loss.

Delta Hockey Academy U17 (3) vs Pilot Mound Hockey Academy U18 (1) Female U18 Prep

Heidi Danners opened the scoring at the 12:00 mark of the first period to give Pilot Mound Hockey Academy the 1-0 lead after the first period. However, Sydney McIntosh (2G)  scored twice and Lily Zohner (1G, 1A) added another goal for Delta Hockey Academy who held on for the win. Jillian Matthews made 22-saves to register the win between the pipes for Delta Hockey Academy.

Delta Hockey Academy Green (2) vs Northern Alberta Xtreme (9) U15 Prep

Jordan Duguay (4A) had four assists, and Jacob Harkness (2G, 1A) and Brek Liske (1G, 3A) led the way  to help lift Northern Alberta Xtreme over Delta Hockey Academy. Parker Snell turned aside 20 of 22 shots to pick up the win in net for NAX.

Yale Hockey Academy (6) vs RINK Hockey Academy Winnipeg (2) U15 Prep

Ben MacBeath (3A) had three assists, Matthew Dowdall added a goal and two helpers (1G,2A) as Yale Hockey Academy picked up the win against RINK Hockey Academy Winnipeg. Maddox Malmquist (1G,1A) had a multi-point effort for YHA and Max Dowse scored his first of the season in the loss. Aiden Eskit stopped 25 of 27 shots to pick up the decision between the pipes.

Pacific Coast Hockey Academy (3/OT) vs Delta Hockey Academy (2) U16 Prep

Jed Lake’s first goal of the season gave Pacific Coast Hockey Academy a first period lead, which held up through forty minutes of play. In the third period, Jasper Fellbaum and Dalton Toma answered for Delta Hockey Academy, while Haydn Brooks scored for PCHA and the game was tied 2-2 at the end of regulation. 2:23 into overtime Owen Hentschel found the puck on his stick and put it into the back of the net to give Pacific Coast Hockey Academy the overtime win.

Ontario Hockey Academy Prep (3) vs Mount Academy U18 Varsity (6) Eastern U18

Kevin Petersons and Aiden Brewer both capitalised on the power-play for Ontario Hockey Academy Prep but Alessio Nardelli (1G,2A) and Samuel Boisvert (1G,2A) responded in kind, with power-play goals for Mount Academy. Samuel Masse notched his fourth goal of the season, shorthanded, to help give Mount Academy the win.

King Heights Academy U18 (2) vs Mount Academy U18 (10) Prep Eastern U18

Landon Fraser (3G, 2A) had a 5-point performance for Mount Academy, scoring a goal in each period, while Loic Luder (1G, 2A)  and Anthony Molloy (3A) had multipoint nights of their own. Special teams were a factor in the game for Mount Academy, scoring two shorthanded goals and a power-play marker enroute to a big 10-2 win over King Heights Academy. 

RINK Hockey Academy Winnipeg U18 (2) vs St. Mary’s Academy U18 (3) Female U18 Prep (SO)

St. Mary’s Academy jumped out to a 2-goal lead in the first period with goals from Letta Mattheos (1G, 1A) and Mia Faseruk. After a scoreless second period, RINK Hockey Academy Winnipeg responded with two goals of their own. Camille Birch cut into the lead (5:50) and Kate Nechwediuk tied the game with her second goal of the season (16:26) forcing overtime. A shootout would be required to decide a winner, where Charlotte Buffie and Kate Chubak found the back of the net to seal the deal for St.Mary’s.

St. George’s School (1) vs Pacific Coast Hockey Academy (4) U17 Prep

Liam Magnuson opened the scoring for St. George’s 4:26 into the first but Michael Konechny would respond just 48 seconds later. PCHA would add two more first period goals, before one more in the second to grab a 4-1 win. Carter Crabb (2A) and Aangid Manhas (1G, 1A) led all skaters with two points. Koen Cleaver made 29 saves to pick up the win. 

RINK Hockey Academy Kelowna (1) vs Edge School (5) U15 Prep

Chris Wright (2G, 1A), Owen Cooper and Marcus Vo would all score within a five minute span in the first period to give Edge the early lead. After a scoreless second Joe Iginla would break the Cole Prelusky (22/23) shutout bid. But Wright and Landon DuPont would respond for Edge, who skated to a 5-1 win. 

North Shore Warriors (5) vs RINK Hockey Academy Kelowna (6/OT) U16 Prep

RHA Kelowna would score 3 goals in the first 9:02 of the game as it looked like a blowout was on. But North Shore would respond late in the first before scoring three unanswered in the second to lead 4-3 after 40. Carter Biggs would tie the game just 50 seconds into the third, before Luca Cupello (2G, 1A)  re-gave RHA Kelowna the lead. But North Shore would fight back once again as Cameron Collins (1G, 1A) found the back of the net to force OT. In overtime Ryder Mead (1G, 2A)would score just 1:06 in to give RHA Kelowna the victory. 

Pacific Coast Hockey Academy (3) vs Notre Dame (6) U15 Prep

Roman Lavery would score for PCHA and Carter Hudyma would respond for Notre Dame as the two teams entered the second tied at 1-1. A busy second would see Notre Dame and Pacific Coast score a total of five goals, with Notre Dame having the edge heading into the third. Brodyn Pladson (2G, 2A) and Daxton Endicott (2G) would seal the deal for Notre Dame, tallying third period markers. Ethan Suhr made 24 stops for Notre Dame in the win. 

Edge School (10) vs Notre Dame (0) U17 Prep

Cole Fisher (2G, 1A) would score just 52 seconds in, setting the tone for what would end up being a 10-0 win for Edge. Leim Smith (1G, 4A) and Owen Mastroianni (2G, 2A) lead all skaters offensively. Gabe Bergeron stopped 13 shots for the shutout. 

Okanagan Hockey Academy (2) vs RINK Hockey Academy Kelowna (3) U18 Prep

Zhenya Miles (2G) scored for RHA Kelowna just 1:01 in but a Wyatt Bailey marker for OHA had the game tied heading into the first intermission. Miles and Cameron Schmidt would score 37 seconds apart midway through the second to give RHA Kelowna a 3-1 lead after 40. Hunter Sellers would get one back for OHA in the third, but they were unable to beat Evan Gardner (44/46) again for the equaliser. 

Northern Alberta Xtreme U18 (1) vs Okanagan Hockey Academy U17 (0) Female U18 Prep

Erika Lind stopped all 18 shots she faced and Larae Benoit scored 12:06 into the second as NAX improved to 3-0-0 on the season. Kasey Ditner and Sarah Kjemhus assisted the Benoit goal, who beat OHA netminder Jordan Tung (37/38). 

South Alberta Hockey Academy U18 (4) vs Edge School U18 (2) Female U18 Prep

Kenzie Carson gave SAHA the early lead but Elle Lorenz responded less than two minutes later. A Tea Pearce shorthanded goal three minutes later would give SAHA a 2-1 lead after 20. Kyla Mitenko would score 57 seconds into the second to tie it, but a Kendal Davidson goal midway through the period would restore the SAHA advantage. Chloe Stewart (1G, 1A) would score with 16 seconds left in the game to secure the SAHA win. Devyn Amundson stopped 41/43 in net for SAHA. 

Notre Dame (2) vs OHA Edmonton (3/SO) U16 Prep

Ben Bugeaud and Carter Ellsworth would score four minutes apart in the first period as Notre Dame held a 2-0 lead for the majority of the game. Blaize Bouchier would get OHA Edmonton on the board 15:27 into the third and Kaden Wilkins would score with just 14 seconds left to tie the game and force OT. After five minutes of OT the game was still tied and Ryan Weaver was the lone shooter to score in the shootout giving OHA Edmonton the win. William Stewart stopped 34 of 36 and all three Notre Dame shootout shooters.

Okanagan Hockey Academy (2)  vs BWC Academy (1) U16 Prep

OHA forward Dylan Cawley opened the scoring 9:01 into the first and BWC Academy scored their lone goal 5:08 into the second when Kieran Wilkie beat Jonah Tonhauser. After a scoreless third, Jacob Davidson scored on Noah Sinagowitz (19/21) 3:31 into overtime.

International Hockey Academy (1) vs Edge School (5) U18 Prep

In a penalty filled affair between the two Calgary rivals Edge scored all five of their goals on the power play and outshot IHA 34-24 in the 5-1 win. Jett Koch opened the scoring for Edge 14:03 into the first  but Braxton Thornton responded just 26 seconds later as the two teams were tied heading into the second. Three power play goals in the second and one in the third secured the Edge win. Defenseman Matthew Keller (3A) led all skaters with three points. Noah Davis stopped 23 of 24 shots.

Okanagan Hockey Academy (1) vs RINK Hockey Academy Kelowna (4) U17 Prep

RHA Kelowna outshot OHA 40-26 in a 4-1 victory Saturday night. Jackson Roberts scored just 4:40 into the game but OHA forward Hudson Closson would score midway through the frame as the two teams were tied after 20. After a scoreless second, Tyce Wood, Morgan Hackman and Kelsen Podworny would score for RHA Kelowna in the third. Jovin Manhas made 25 saves to maintain a perfect 2-0-0 record.

Prairie Hockey Academy (2) vs Pilot Mound Hockey Academy (3) U17 Prep 

All the action in this one came in the second period as Pilot Mound scored 3 goals in the first 6:32 of the second period. Kierin Osberg and Noah Thul would each score in the second half of the period to bring Prairie within one heading into the third. Prairie would outshoot PMHA 11-8 in the third but would be unsuccessful in finding an equalizer. Piet Mierau made 26 saves while Sam Takahashi had a goal and 2 assists for PMHA.

Delta Hockey Academy U18 (1) vs RINK Hockey Academy Kelowna U18 (4) Female U18 Prep 

The first rematch of last years CSSHL Female U18 Prep League Championship Final ended in favour of the defending champions as RHA Kelowna defeated Delta 4-1. Jordan Baxter gave Delta the initial lead but an Emma Silvernagle goal just 2:20 later had the two teams deadlocked at 1-1 heading into the second. RHA Kelowna would score three second period goals in a span of 3:48, as Kennedy Sisson, Maddie Leaney (1G, 1A) and Keara Parker all found the back of then net. Eva Filippova (24/25) shut the door in the third, holding Delta to just one goal.

Shawnigan Lake School U18 (3) vs Okanagan Hockey Academy U18 (2) Female U18 Prep 

OHA would lead 2-0 after 20 thanks to Makena Lloyd-Howe and Hailey Jackson (1G, 1A). But Shawnigan would start to break through midway through the second with a Morgan Jackson (1G, 1A) tally. Arnica Bulmer and Taya Lonsdale would score less than two minutes apart early in the third to complete the Shawnigan comeback. Mikayla Boarder (3A) assisted on all three Shawnigan goals and Lauren Mackay stopped 32 of 34 in the win.