Game Day Recap: October 21-22

October 21, 2021

RINK Winnipeg (2) vs Northern Alberta Xtreme (3/OT) U16 Prep

Ryan Seeley scored the game winner with 55 seconds left in overtime as NAX defeated RHA Winnipeg 3-2. NAX outshot RINK Winnipeg 44-19 but Spencer Hunnam stood tall in net, making 38 saves on 40 shots in regulation, forcing overtime. He would make three more saves in OT, before Seeley scored his third of the year. Ty Schell and Sebastian Stone each finished with a goal and an assist for RINK Winnipeg, while Reis Nyland (2G,1A) had a hand in all three NAX goals, including scoring shorthanded with less than two minutes left to tie the game at two. 

October 22, 2021

Bourget (U18) (6) at CIH (U18) (0) Eastern

Bourget outshot CIH 37-18 on route to a 6-0 win in the first game of the weekend. Tomas Cerny made 18 saves for his second win, and first shutout, of the 2021/22 season. Jordan Roy (1G,2A) and Matteo Viglino (2G,1A) paved the way offensively for a Bourget team that went two for six on the power play, while maintaining their discipline and not taking a single penalty throughout the 60 minutes. Jordan Nicolucci made 31 saves in the loss. 

Bourget (U17) 5 at CIH (U17) 3 Eastern

Adam Belzil scored a hattrick as Bourget defeated CIH 5-3. Belzil scored his sixth of the year, an empty netter with 24 seconds left to secure the Bourget win. Umberto Verdone made 17 saves in the win while CIH netminder Remi Hay made 22 saves in the loss. Taylor Butt (2A) and Jack Pollock (1G,1A) led the way for CIH in the loss. 

Ontario Hockey Academy U18 (4) at Okanagan Hockey Academy Ontario U18 (0) Eastern

OHA went 2-5 on the power play and outshot OHO 44-16 in a 4-0 win. Braeden O’Keefe scored his ninth and tenth goals of the season to lead the team in scoring, and Sammy Kammermann earned his first win and shutout of the season. Zeteny Molnar (2A) and Petar Simic (1G,1A) had multi point games for OHA, and Scott Rodrigue made 40 saves in the loss. 

RINK Winnipeg (1) at Northern Alberta Xtreme (4) U16 Prep

Goals from Toby Simpkins (1G,1A), Jason Huang and Luke Davies gave NAX a 3-0 lead heading into the third period. Nathan Glavina would score four seconds into a late NAX penalty to end the Haden Heide (16/17) shutout bid and give RHA Winnipeg late life, but Ayden Probe would score an empty net goal just 22 seconds later to clinch the NAX victory. Ethan Simcoe made 30 saves for RHA Winnipeg in the loss. 

St. George’s (8) at West Van Academy (3) U18 Prep

Blake Cotton scored four goals in the first 33 minutes as St. George’s defeated West Van 8-3. St. George’s power play struck at a 50% rate, scoring on 3 of 6 chances, and Jaiden Sharma made 27 saves in the win. Marcus Dashevsky tallied four assists, while Alex Cordero and Luka Shcherbyna each had two assists of their own. Jaxon Fuder scored twice for West Van in the loss. 

ScotiaBank Showcase Okanagan Hockey Academy (0) at BWC Academy U15 (5)

In the first ScotiaBank Showcase game of the weekend BWC Academy defeated OHA 5-0. Gianni Bosa (2G,1A) scored the opening goal, which would prove to be the eventual game winner, 14 minutes into the game. Ty Bonkowski, Landen Mailhot and Jaiven Mann would also score for BWC Academy in the win. Samuel Bastien made 34 saves for his second win, and first shutout of the season. 

Pilot Mound Hockey (0) Academy at RINK Winnipeg (16) U15 Prep

The scoring came early and often for RHA Winnipeg as they defeated Pilot Mound 16-0. All but one RHA Winnipeg player recorded at least a single point, with 13 skaters recording multi point games. Jack Bilous (1G,3A), Graham Jones (1G,6A), Luke Ross (1G,3A), and Kayden Turner (1G,4A) led the offensive outburst for RINK Winnipeg. 

St. George’s (5)  at Yale Hockey Academy (9) U15 Prep

Yale Hockey Academy (5-0-0) remained unbeaten after putting nine goals on the board against St. George’s on Friday night. Grant Reid (3G) extended his point-streak to five games, registering the hat-trick for YHA, while Savin Virk (2G,1A) and Will Sharpe (2G,1A), each had multi-goal games in the win. Markus Lam (2G,1A) put up a three-point effort and Rui Han (2G) scored twice in the losing effort for St.George’s.

ScotiaBank Showcase RINK Kelowna (2) at Delta Hockey Academy (5) U15 

Special teams were on display in the first period for Delta Hockey Academy. Taran Biring scored his third goal of the season on the power-play and Avraham Brown added a short-handed tally (19:59) with one second left on the clock to give Delta the lead.  Brown (2G) scored twice in the game for Delta Hockey Academy and has scored six goals in his first four games to start the season. Greyson Moroz was solid between the pipes for Delta, turning aside 52 of 54 RHA shots to pick up his second win of the season.

ScotiaBank Showcase Edge School (1) at Yale Hockey Academy (3) U15 

Yale Hockey Academy fired 40 shots on Edge netminder Cole Prelusky, who made 37-saves in the loss. Cameron Edgley scored his first goal of the season at 5:15 of the first period to give YHA a 1-0 lead and it would stay that way until the third period, when Matthew Dowdall added his first goal of the year to extend the lead. Jayden Oleskiw scored the insurance goal midway through (10:01) as YHA extended their unbeaten streak to 3-0. Lincoln Martin (8G, 11Pts.) scored the lone goal for Edge, which was his eighth goal in his last four games. 

Pilot Mound Hockey Academy (1) at Prairie Hockey Academy (4) U17 Prep

Prairie Hockey Academy opened the scoring at 4:07 of the first period, with a goal from Yu-Ting Shih; his first of the season. A powerplay marker from Macade Ochitwa made it 2-0 midway through the frame, but a shorthand goal by Lazarus Constant would draw Pilot Mound Hockey Academy within a goal after twenty minutes of play. Nole Pearson and Lukas Borne added goals in the third period, as PHA (5-0-0-1) picked up their fifth win of the season.

OHA Edmonton (6) at International Hockey Academy (3) U18 Prep

Seven goals were scored in the opening period between OHA Edmonton and International Hockey Academy. Nikolas Jones and Jacob Labant (2G,1A) each scored a power-play goal, with Labant’s unassisted tally at 14:59 holding up as the game-winner. Cooper Michaluk shut the door the rest of the way for OHA Edmonton, making 22 saves for his first win. 

ScotiaBank Showcase Northern Alberta Xtreme (6)  at West Van Academy (2)  U15 

The game was tied through twenty minutes, after Jordan Duguay (2G,1A) and Eric Ripka scored for NAX, and Otto Spofforth and Luke Blanchard added goals for West Van Academy. Northern Alberta Extreme took over in the final forty minutes, however, scoring four unanswered goals to secure their second win of the season. Jett Quaschnick (1G,3A) had a four-point night from the blueline for NAX.

ScotiaBank Showcase OHA Edmonton (3) at St. George’s (2) U15 

Charles Dargis opened the scoring (2:53) for OHA Edmonton, but St.George’s answered back late in the first period (19:00) when Armaan Ali scored his first goal of the year to tie the game. In the second period, Brady Whitehead and Sullivan Fogolin would both find the back of the net to give OHA Edmonton a 3-1 lead. St.George’s would make it interesting late in the third period, with a goal at 18:02 by Isaiah Young, but OHA Edmonton would hang on for the win, helped by a 39-save performance from goaltender Nathan Salisbury.

Northern Alberta Xtreme (6) at OHA Edmonton (4) U15 Prep

It was a great start for OHA Edmonton, who came out firing in this one, going up 4-0 at one point in the game, helped by a two-goal effort from Landen McFadden. However, a goal late in the first period from Cole Reschny (3G,2A) sparked the offense for NAX, who would score five more times to complete the comeback. Reschny registered a hat-trick and was credited with the game-winning goal, while Reese Hamilton had a three assist night for NAX.