GAME DAY RECAP: October 20-21, 2022

Photo: Dave Watling

Pacific Coast Hockey Academy (2) vs Delta Hockey Academy Green (7) U15 Prep

Delta Green outshot PCHA 51-9 en route to a 7-2 victory Thursday night. Defenseman Ryan Lin (4A) led all skaters with four points while Nathaniel Danielson (3A), Milan Mrsic (2G) and Suhaan Nagra (1G, 1A) all recorded multi point games. Ashton Thornton  stopped seven shots to earn the win. Jack MacMillan and Roman Lavery scored 34 seconds apart for PCHA in the second.

RINK Hockey Academy Kelowna (6) vs St. George’s (0) U17 Prep

Dylan Ruff (2G) would open the scoring shorthanded 10:07 into the first and Jackson Roberts would add a late tally in the second as RHA Kelowna held a 2-0 lead heading into the third. The third was all RHA Kelowna as they would score four unanswered goals to secure a 6-0 win. Thomas MacLean made 25 stops to earn his first shutout of the season. Imaree Dhaliwal stopped 36 of the 42 shots he faced in the St. George’s net.

Yale Hockey Academy (2) vs RINK Hockey Academy Kelowna (5) U15 Prep

Joe Iginla’s (1G, 2A) seventh goal of the season would give RHA Kelowna a lead midway through the second but Jonathan Bitonti would reply for Yale less than two minutes later. Cache Leonard would score shortly after, restoring the RHA Kelowna lead heading into the third. Matthew Dowdall would tie the game 3:31 into the third but RHA Kelowna would score three unanswered to close out the game and secure a 5-2 victory.  Steele Bass (31/33) won his second game of the season while Aiden Eskit stopped 33 of 38 in net for Yale.

October 21, 2022

Delta Hockey Academy Black (6) vs Shawnigan Lake School (3) U15 Prep

Despite trailing Shawnigan Lake School by a goal early in the third period, Delta battled back with four unanswered in the final frame to pick up the win. Jordan Nguyen (3G) scored twice in the first period for Delta Hockey Academy Black, including a short-handed marker. He would add his third goal later in the game to register the hat-trick, which held up as the game-winner. 

RINK Hockey Academy Winnipeg (2) vs Northern Alberta Xtreme (5) U18 Prep

Jason Huang got the scoring started on the powerplay for Northern Alberta Xtreme (10:07) and Bowen Grycan would add another to extend the lead to 2-0 through twenty minutes of play. Matthew Dewey and Jaden Beauchamp would respond in the game for RINK Hockey Academy Winnipeg, however the first goal of the season from Owen Berge held up as the game-winner for NAX. Spencer Michnik turned aside 33 of 35 shots he faced to earn the decision between the pipes.

St. George’s School (3) vs Okanagan Hockey Academy (10) U15 Prep

St. George’s school got out to an early 2-0 lead with goals scored 0:30 seconds apart from Jacob Schwartz (2G) and Lucas Benn. Shwartz would add another for the Saints but Okanagan Hockey Academy went on a tear offensively for the majority of the game. Liam Ruck (5G, 1A) put on an offensive clinic scoring five goals and adding an assist, while Gavin Lesiuk (1G, 4A) had a five-point night to help Okanagan Hockey Academy hit double digits on the scoreboard. 

Okanagan Hockey Academy (4) vs RINK Hockey Academy Kelowna (1)U15

The game was scoreless headed into the third period, when finally the lamp was lit repeatedly by Okanagan Hockey Academy, who scored four straight goals in the final frame. Griffin Hoy (2G, 1A) scored twice, whie Zephyr Harms (1G, 1A) and Caiden Osiowy-Mah added goals in the third period for RHA. Ronin Martin scored to break the shutout on the power-play, but it would be too little too late for Rink Hockey Academy Kelowna.

North Shore Warriors (1) vs St. George’s School (9) U15

St. George’s School picked up their first win of the season in commanding fashion, scoring nine times against the North Shore Warriors. Jason Gao (3G) and Lukasz McIssaac (3G) both registered hat-tricks and all but three Saints skaters registered at least a point in the game. Les Toth made only 13-saves to pick up the win between the pipes for St.George’s School. 

RINK Hockey Academy Kelowna (6) vs Delta Hockey Academy Green (1) U15 Prep

RINK Hockey Academy Kelowna improved to 5-1-1 on the season with a win over Delta Hockey Academy Green on Friday. Benjamin Bowtell (1G, 2A) led the way with a three-point effort, while Joe Iginla scored a goal and added an assist in the contest. Steel Bass turned aside 26 of 27 shots to pick up the win in net for RHA Kelowna.

OHA Edmonton vs Northern Alberta Xtreme U15

Both teams traded chances throughout the game and the score stayed close until late in the second period. With the game tied 4-4, Jaggar John would give Northern Alberta Xtreme the lead when he scored his seventh goal of the season at (17:26) of the second period, and Kyle Fahey added a power-play marker in the third period to put the game out of reach. 

OHA Edmonton (2 OT) vs RINK Hockey Academy Winnipeg (1) U15 Prep

Overtime was needed in this one, in a close contest between RINK Hockey Academy and OHA Edmonton. Sage Dela Cruz found the back of the net with just 0:20 seconds left on the clock in the second period to give RHA Winnipeg the 1-0 lead heading into the intermission. In the third period, Patrick Sopiarz notched his ninth of the season to tie the game for OHA Edmonton, eventually sending the game to overtime. Only 0:26 seconds into the extra frame, Radislav Dmitrov put the puck in the net to win the game for OHAE.

Delta Hockey Academy (6) vs BWC Academy (5) U15

BWC Academy got out to a three-goal lead after tallies by Connor Liu, Cameron Zanailo and Kayden Pratt. However Delta Hockey Academy responded with three goals of their own from Beckett Matlock, Kishan Saggu and Luke Anderson to tie the game 3-3. The back-and-forth action continued until the third period, with Delta trailing by a goal, Treyce Pavlic and Alexander Laing (SH) both scored to secure the win.

Edge School (5) vs Yale Hockey Academy (2) U15

Ben Oliverio scored twice for Edge School while Declan Cardiff scored the game-winner with his first goal of the season. Nathan Cole’s empty-net goal is his eighth goal of the season and ninth point in his first four games. (8G, 1A). Carsten Leyerzapf turned aside 20 of 22 shots for his first win of the season. 

Pacific Coast Hockey Academy (4) vs North Shore Warriors (6) U18 Prep

North Shore was outshot 51-41 but beat previously undefeated PCHA 6-4. NSW led 3-0 1:22 into the second thanks to goals from Avery Hewson (1G, 1A), and Adam Valach (2G). PCHA would then score four straight third period goals to grab a 4-3 lead heading into the third. But North Shore would score three unanswered in the final 20, grabbing a 6-4 win. Oliver Read stopped 47 of 51 to earn the upset win. 

Northern Alberta Xtreme (8) vs Pilot Mound Hockey Academy (0) U15 Prep

NAX outshot PMHA 48-7 in an 8-0 victory to improve to 6-0-0 on the season. Nathan Guenther and Tucker Tullikopf each recorded four assists to lead the NAX offence. Owen Chapman scored two goals and Taylor Raynard stopped all seven shots he faced to earn the shutout. 

North Shore Warriors (3) vs Pacific Coast Hockey Academy (2) U16 Prep

Cadel Gourlay (1G, 1A) scored the lone first period goal for PCHA before North Shore scored three straight second period goals. Jed Lake would bring PCHA within one in the third but Nicklaus Kotai (31/33) stopped the door the rest of the way. Gavin Huynh (2G, 1A) led the North Shore offence, playing a part in all three goals. 

OHA Edmonton (4) vs Notre Dame (2) U17 Prep

Declan Kinch scored his first of the season 8:59 in before Carter Graw responded for Notre Dame less than two minutes later. Riley Mitchell (1G, 1A) gave Notre Dame an early second period lead, but Dylan Konschuh (1G, 1A) scored shorthanded late in the second to tie the game. Sanjay Chalupiak (2G) would score the eventual game winner midway through the third and added an empty netter with 47 seconds remaining to give OHA Edmonton a 4-2 win. 

Pacific Coast Hockey Academy (4) vs Yale Hockey Academy (7) U15 Prep

PCHA grabbed a 2-0 lead 5:32 into the game before Jayden Oleskiw (1G, 1A) got Yale on the board with three seconds remaining in the first. Ben MacBeath (1G, 2A) would score the lone second period goal to tie the game before a wild third period would see Yale outscore PCHA 5-2 en route to a 7-4 win. Yale forward Brayden Ryan-Mackay (2G, 1A) and PCHA forward Parson Shahi (2G, 1A) would lead the way for their respective teams.

Edge School (3) vs Prairie Hockey Academy (4/OT) U16 Prep

Lincoln Martin (1G, 2A) opened the scoring for Edge 3:12 into the game but PHA held a 2-1 lead after 20 thanks to goals from Kyler Anderson and Reidar Armstrong (2G, 1A). Armstrong would extend the lead early in the third, but Raiden Ikebuchi and Evan Plewes would score late to tie the game. Henry Thunderblanket would score 3:28 into overtime to give PHA the 4-3 win. 

Pilot Mound Hockey Academy (1) vs OHA Edmonton (5) U18 Prep

OHA Edmonton scored five straight goals before Dalyn Stevenson ended Luke Roberts’ shutout bid with 12 minutes left in the third. Spencer Brazel (1G, 1A), Dawson Madden (2A) and Landen McFadden (2A) led the way offensively for OHA Edmonton in the win. 

RINK Hockey Academy Winnipeg (6) vs Notre Dame (1) U16 Prep

RHA Winnipeg outshot Notre Dame 34-23 in a 6-1 victory. Hudson Brehaut (2G) and James Franklin (2G, 1A) each scored twice while Lincoln Ponce (2A) and Kayden Turner (2A) each recorded two assists. Michael Donovan scored the lone Notre Dame goal, beating Brady Low (22/23) early in the second period. 

RINK Hockey Academy Kelowna (6) vs BWC Academy (4) U16 Prep

Mateo Prexler (2G) scored his first of the season 2:35 into the game to give BWC Academy an early lead. RHA Kelowna would outscore BWC Academy 4-1 in the second to grab a 4-2 lead heading into the third. The two teams would swap third period goals, giving RHA Kelowna a 6-4 win. Aidan Fisher (3G, 1A) and Teghan Mullin (3A led the way offensively for RHA Kelowna. 

North Shore Warriors (0) vs BWC Academy (6) U15 Prep

Gianni Bosa (1G, 2A), Logan Lepinski (1G, 2A) and Jack Tudhope (1G, 2A) all recorded three points as BWC Academy defeated North Shore 6-0. Kai Anderson, Ty Bonkowski (1G, 1A), and Jonathan Lee scored the other BWC Academy goals.