GAME DAY RECAP: October 28, 2023

RINK Hockey Academy Kelowna (6) vs North Shore Warriors (0) U18 Prep

Elijah Henson (25/25) stopped all 25 shots he faced for his third shutout of the season in just his fourth game this year. Cameron Norrie (2G) scored twice while defenseman Keaton Verhoeff (3A) had three assists in the win. Morgan Hackman (1G, 1A), Joe Iginla, McCarthy Richardson (1G, 1A) and Cage Smith scored the other RHA Kelowna goals. 

St. Mary’s High School (0) vs Okanagan Hockey Academy (8) Female U18 Prep

Anna Kapocsi (2G, 2A), Tiani Makokis (2G) and Korie McGill (2G, 1A) all scored twice as OHA defeated St. Mary’s High School 8-0. Sara Gerdel (1G, 2A) and Sayler Russell (3A) chipped in with three points while Jorja Moore (17/17) made 17 saves for the shutout. 

Delta Hockey Academy Black (3/OT) vs Pilot Mound Hockey Academy (2) Female U18 Prep

After a scoreless first Niayah Morris scored her seventh of the season to give Delta Black a 1-0 lead heading into the third. Piper Miller would tie the game early in the third, Abby Hamel would restore the Delta Black lead, and Alia Drummond would again tie the game to force OT. Gabriella Lee would score her sixth goal of the season 1:43 into OT to give Delta Black a 3-2 overtime win. 

Indigenous Sports Academy (5/OT) vs Pilot Mound Hockey Academy (4) U17 Prep

Fresh off winning MVP at the 2023 WHL Cup, Carson Carels (1G, 1A) opened the scoring with the lone first period goal. Phoenix Evans would tie the game just 14 seconds into the second before Tayvian Delorme (2G, 1A) scored back-to-back goals for ISA. Zane Price would bring PMHA within one heading into the third. Jack Adams would tie the game early in the third but Rowen Albert (1G, 2A) would score for ISA just 26 seconds later. A late goal by Jack Perrier would tie the game and force overtime. In OT Kallum Windigo would give ISA their second win of the season. 

Okanagan Hockey Academy (4/OT) vs Delta Hockey Academy (3) U18 Prep

Jack Ferguson (2G) scored 1:07 into the first as Delta led 1-0 after 20. Noa Ta’Amu (1G, 1A) would tie the game with the lone second period goal. Jackson DeGraves would score 57 seconds into the third before Ethan Hamilton responded for OHA 2:11 later. Ferguson and Liam Ruck (2G) would trade goals to close out the third. Ruck would score again 18 seconds into overtime to give OHA a 4-3 win in a game in which they never led. 

Calgary International Hockey Academy (5) vs RINK Hockey Academy Winnipeg (3) U18 Prep

CIHA handed RHA Winnipeg their first loss of the season with a 5-3 victory Saturday. Zach Lansard (2G) scored twice in the first for RHA Winnipeg while Carter Singleton, Hudson Ring and Michiel Leenders countered for CIHA. Jerrett Ross would extend the lead with the lone second period goal. Rhett McAuley and Karter Radtke (1G, 1A) would trade third period goals. Luca Stegmann (28/31) made 28 saves to earn the win. 

Ontario Hockey Academy Prep (4) vs Ulysse Academie (2) Eastern U18

Hugo Allard (2G) and Oliver Nilsgaard (1G, 1A) scored opening period goals for OHA Prep. After a scoreless second, Yassine Naguib would get Ulysse on the board with 3:32 remaining. Kevin Petersons would respond for OHA Prep 1:11 later and Allard would add another with 35 seconds remaining. Maverick Roux-Parenteau would add a late consolation goal for Ulysse. 

Okanagan Hockey Academy Black (2) vs RINK Hockey Academy Winnipeg (5) Female U18 Prep

Mya Lesage (36/40) and Bailey Schwartz (14/16) kept a clean sheet in the first period before Callie Paull (2G) and Shea Warnick (2G) scored second period goals. Paull would score early in the third to extend the lead. Samera Gabriel (1G, 1A) would get OHA Black on the board with a shorthanded tally but Rowyn Street (1G, 1A) scored on the power play 50 seconds later. Sophia Makokis would add a power play goal for OHA Black while Warnick would counter for RHA Winnipeg. 

North Shore Warriors (2) vs South Alberta Hockey Academy (4) Female U18 Prep

Myla Montz (2G) and Kamryn Reiber scored first period goals as SAHA held a 2-0 advantage after 20. Bavneet Dhaliwal (1G, 1A) found the back of the net on the power play to get NSW on the board, but Addison Eurich responded with a power play tally of her own. Motz and Maggie-Kate Fitzpatrick would trade third period goals and Tayler Cohen (28/30) made 28 saves to secure a SAHA victory. 

Yale Hockey Academy (5/OT) vs Delta Hockey Academy (4) U15

Colton Brum (3G) scored twice in the first for Delta while Lucas Ward, Maxx Trites (1G, 4A) and Tony Cabelka (2) responded for Yale. Joven Kalkat and Kessler Hauser would trade second period goals. Brum would complete the hat-trick late in the third to force overtime. Cabelka would score 1:03 into the extra frame to give Yale a 5-4 win. 

Coeur d’Alene Hockey Academy (1) vs BWC Academy (2/SO) U18 Prep

Merik Grinaker (47/48) and Preston Lewis (35/36) kept the game scoreless for 46:53 until Kai Anderson scored his first of the season for BWC Academy. Zachary Maheu would break through for CDA with just 35 seconds remaining to force OT. Both goalies stayed sharp for five more minutes before Lewis stopped both CDA shooters and Ty Bonkowski and Jonathan Bitonti each scored in the shootout for BWC Academy. 

Prairie Hockey Academy (3) vs South Alberta Hockey Academy (2) U18 Prep

Luke Myhre and Austin Wentz (1G, 1A) gave PHA a 2-0 lead heading into the first intermission. Will Bell (1G, 1A) would get SAHA on the board early in the second before Cohan Kuncio restored the two goal cushion. Nate Yellowaga would score short handed late in the third to give SAHA life but Gibson Horne (26/28) would halt any potential comeback attempt. 

BWC Academy (3) vs Yale Hockey Academy (6) U15 Prep

Jacob Dumansky (4G) and Lucas Fenrich scored first period goals as Yale led 2-0 after 20. Cohen Baker (1G, 1A) would score the lone second period goal to get BWC Academy on the board. Justin Moon and Jayden Simpson would find the back of the net to give BWC Academy a 3-2 lead 3:21 into the third. But Dumansky would score three straight, including a shorthanded goal, in a span of 3:36 as Yale jumped in front. Matteo Di Stefano (1G, 1A) would add a short handed empty net goal to secure the victory. 

Edge School Gold (5) vs OHA Edmonton (2) U17 Prep

Ali Naim (2G) opened the scoring 1:50 in for OHA Edmonton but Edge Gold led 2-1 after 20 thanks to goals from Jordin St. Louis and Reed Reschny (2G, 1A). Noah Kelly (1G, 2A) would extend the lead before Naim brought his team back within one. However, Reschny and Maddox Rose would score 36 seconds apart to close out the second and Brody Rotar (28/30) would make 28 saves to secure the win. 

Delta Hockey Academy Green (5) vs Edge School (3) Female U18 Prep

Jennifer Keller (2G) scored her first two goals of the season as Edge led 2-0 after 20. Scarlett Jones (1G, 1A) would get Delta Green on the board with the lone second period goal. Kismet Dogan would temporarily tie the game but Shannon Pearson (1G, 1A) restored the Edge lead just 54 seconds later. Mackenzie Galick would  again tie the game before Karington Mollin (2G) scored twice to give Delta Green the come from behind victory. 

RINK Hockey Academy Kelowna (4) vs Okanagan Hockey Academy (5) U15

Cole Morley (3G) scored twice in the opening 8:21 as RHA Kelowna held an early 2-0 advantage. Ben Campbell (2G) would respond for OHA midway through the first. Morley would complete the hat-trick 2:33 into the second. But Adam Molinaro, Cole Schellenberg and Joel Parker (1G, 1A) would score three unanswered for OHA. The third would start with the two teams tied 4-4 thanks to an Alexander Sharman (1G, 3A) goal. Campbell would score the game winner on the power play with 4:04 remaining. 

Northern Alberta Xtreme Blue (3) vs South Alberta Hockey Academy (4) U17 Prep

Mattias Radke (51/54) made 51 saves to backstop SAHA to a 4-3 win over NAX Blue. Koen Gauthier, Ty Hynes (1G, 1A), and Kingston Chisholm all scored first period goals while Cole Fisher (1G, 2A) added a second period marker. NAX Blue would make a late push as Macklin Dobko (1G, 1A), Keegan Dirks and Sullivan Fogolin all scored in the third but they were unable to come up with the equaliser. 

Delta Hockey Academy Black (10) vs Coeur d’Alene Hockey Academy Navy (2) U17 Prep

Nicholas Campbell (5G, 2A) was the talk of the town after the conclusion of this contest, racking up five goals and two assists for a grand total of seven points versus CDA Navy. Only four Delta Black skaters were left off the scoresheet in Saturday’s victory. 

Shawnigan Lake School (0) vs Northern Alberta Xtreme Female (1) U18 Prep

Ava Antle (35/35) stopped all 35 shots she faced to record her first career CSSHL shutout. Sawyer Mackay would provide all of the offence NAX needed, beating Alexandra Nelson (27/28) 1:45 into the third period. 

Pacific Coast Hockey Academy (0 vs Yale Hockey Academy (3) U18 Prep

Nathan Kam (28/28) outdueled Koen Cleaver (31/34) as Yale defeated PCHA 3-0. Lucas Biros (1G, 1A) scored the winning goal in the second while Grant Reid and Brogan Pilgaard-Kennedy (1G, 1A) added late third period markers.  

Pacific Coast Hockey Academy (4) vs North Shore Warriors (2) U15

Ethan Parsons, Nehemiah Plunkett (2G) and Blake Sanderson (1G, 2A) all scored for PCHA as they defeated North Shore 4-2. Dane Dyer (3A) chipped in with three assists and Oliver Boniface (22/24) manned the net for PCHA. Zachary Astorga and Riley Taylor scored for North Shore. Owen Hurlbut (26/29) made 26 saves in the loss. 

Northern Alberta Xtreme (7) vs Edge School (5) U18 Prep

It was an offensive duel between two of the provinces juggernauts in U18 Prep competition. Edge would take the early lead going up by three with two goals on the powerplay. The man-advantage trend would continue in the second as both teams would combine for five more powerplay goals, including two from Daxon Rudolph (2G, 1A) to close out the period and bring NAX back into the match. Sawyer Dingman and Luke Vlooswyk (1G, 1A) would trade goals early in the third, but a tap in from Riley Boychuk (1G, 3A) would give NAX the lead that they would eventually hold on to to defeat Edge in a heroic comeback. 

Edge School Maroon (8) vs OHA Edmonton Black (2) U17 Prep

Edge Maroon was on the prowl come puck drop, scoring just 26-seconds into the match thanks to Sebastien Conne-Correnti. Edge Maroon would see goals from eight unique skaters and have only four skaters not register a point. Luca Dufour (1G, 2A) and Nick Wytrychowski (1G, 2A) would lead the way with three points apiece.

St. Mary’s Academy (1) vs RINK Hockey Academy Kelowna (13) Female U18 Prep

Chloe Primerano (3G, 1A) and Kennedy Sisson (3G, 1A) would both register four points and a hat-trick each over St. Mary’s Saturday afternoon. Raedyn Spademan (5A) chipped in lucratively on five of RHA Kelowna’s goals while forward Kyly Labolt (1G, 1A) netted her first of the campaign. Mia Faseruk scored her seventh of the season for St. Mary’s lone goal. 

North Shore Warriors (0) vs Okanagan Hockey Academy (10) U17 Prep

It was a nighttime display of offence for OHA Saturday evening with no performance more noticeable than Victoria Royals prospect Kadyn O’Brien (4G, 1A) who clinched his hat-trick goal and his fourth goal only 14-seconds apart. Two of those goals were part of a seven goal third period from OHA. Micah Davidson (18/18) would walk away with the shutout.

Wenatchee Wild Hockey Academy (0) vs St. George’s School (5) U18 Prep

Reece Liu (1G, 1A) would open up the scoring for a consecutive night for St. George’s just 46-seconds into the match. Eric Tu (16/16) would fend off a powerplay and make 10-saves in the first period to keep his team in front after 20. Captain Connor Pankratz (1G, 1A) and Louie Sim (2G) would put the icing on the cake in the latter half of the game, sealing the win for St. George’s and the shutout for Tu.

Pacific Coast Hockey Academy White (2) vs BWC Academy White (3) U17 Prep

A busy second period would entail the outcome of this U17 matchup. BWC Academy White would take a two goal lead after Dane Svingen-Jones netted his seventh of the season before trading goals with PCHA White. However, Mark Lee (1G, 1A) would score just 26-seconds later, rebuilding BWC Academy White’s two-goal lead. Brayden Howe would score late for PCHA White to hopefully spark a chance come the start of the third, but Josh Wu (21/23) would turn away every shot thereafter, making a total of 21-saves on the evening to lock up the win. 

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

St. George’s potent offence was cooking up a storm on Saturday evening. Brock Cripps (2G, 3A), Eddy Spytz (2G, 2A) and Jason Gao (2G, 2A) would all collect at least two goals and two assists each, benefiting from a strong output by the special teams. St. George’s powerplay would go 3/7 while Gao and Kain Martinuik (1G, 1A) would both find a shorthanded tally as well. 

Wenatchee Wild Hockey Academy (2) vs Pacific Coast Hockey Academy Blue (5) U17 Prep

Elliot Hill and Brayden Barker would trade goals in the first period of Saturday’s matchup before PCHA Blue took off in the second. Parson Shahi (3G) would net a hat-trick while Tristan Gravenor added one himself for four second period goals. Wenatchee would fire away in the third period but could only get one more past Ashton Fummerton (38/40) who made 38-saves to grant his team the win.

Pilot Mound Hockey Academy (1) vs OHA Edmonton (9) U18 Prep

OHA Edmonton’s Ethan Makokis (2G) would score the lone goal in the first period before an offensive eruption took off in the second. Aidan Petherick (2G, 2A) and Renat Nagneev (1G, 1A) would combine for six points in the second, taking OHA Edmonton’s lead to new heights over Pilot Mound. This lead would be extended by another four goals come the third with Kayden Lemire (2A) picking up two assists and Dylan Konschuh (1G, 1A) netting a shorthanded goal.

St. George’s School (3) vs Rink Hockey Academy Kelowna Black (6) U17 Prep

Despite Harshaan Kaila (2G, 1A) nabbing the first goal of the evening for St. George’s, RHA Kelowna Black would come back strong with four unanswered in the second period ignited by Aidan Fisher (3G). Sam Auld (1G, 1A) and Kaila would score two quickly in the third to draw things near, but Fisher would match that with two of his own to seal his hat-trick and the win for RHA Kelowna.