Game Day Recap – October 8, 2021

Delta Hockey Academy (7) at St. George’s (0) U15

Greyson Moroz made 19 saves to earn his first win and shutout of the season as Delta beat St. George’s 7-0. Avraham Brown scored twice for Delta, including the first goal of the game 17 minutes into the first period. Defenseman Neven Heer picked up a goal and an assist in the win. Delta went 4-6 on the powerplay and killed off all 6 St. George’s attempts. 

St. George’s (6) at West Van Academy (8) U18 Prep

It took Justin Street just 12 minutes to record a hattrick as St. George’s burst out to a 4-0 lead. But West Van was able to rally, scoring three goals in the second, and four in the third to win 8-6. Luke Korte and David Yoon each scored twice for West Van in the comeback, which was sealed by a Korte goal with 36 seconds remaining. Massimo Urbani made 50 saves and Jace Litoski (1G,2A) and Oskar Siradze (3A) each had three points in the win. 

IHA (2) at Edge School (12) U18 Prep

Edge scored five goals in the first and six in the second as they defeated IHA 12-2 in a battle of the two Calgary, AB programs. Keifer Miller (3G) and Otto Hanson (3G,1A) each recorded a hattrick and Noah Davis made 14 saves in net for the win. Miles Cooper (2G,2A), Dylan Kinch (2G,1A) and Ayden Peters (3A) all played pivotal roles in the offensive explosion. 

Okanagan Hockey Academy Black (4) at St. George’s (5) U17 Prep 

OHA Black scored a pair of goals in the first period, courtesy of Rhett Miller and Connor Quam, to give themselves a 2-0 lead after twenty minutes. St. George’s stormed back in the second period, started by Luka Shcherbyna, who scored his first goal of the season and Reece Liu, who netted a short-handed marker at 9:40 to tie the game. Two more goals from Nick Ershadi gave the Saints a two-goal edge heading into the third. OHA would battle back in the final frame, with goals from Johnny Timmons (3:16) and Diego Johnson (16:01) to make it 4-4, but a late powerplay goal at 16:47 from Luka Shcherbyna (2) would be the difference in this one.

Delta Hockey Academy (3) at RINK Kelowna Female (4) U18 Prep 

RINK Kelowna opened the scoring early in the second period (1:29) with a goal from Gracie Graham, but the lead only lasted 17-seconds, as Breanne Powell tied things up for Delta by scoring her first goal of the season. That was followed up with back-to-back power play goals from Ava Svejkovsky and Vanessa Schaefer to give Delta the 3-1 lead. RINK Kelowna put up three goals in the third period off the sticks of Natasha Falk, Emma Elders and finally, Sara Swiderski on the powerplay, which proved to be the game-winner. 

South Alberta Hockey Academy (7) at Prairie Hockey Academy (4) U18 Prep 

Aiden Oiring (2G) scored twice for SAHA, and scored just 18 seconds into the game, while Roman Cherniak capped off a five-goal first period with a powerplay marker that proved to be the game-winner. Josh Van Mulligen (1G, 2A) had a three-point night for SAHA and goaltender, Zack Zahara, survived a third period surge from PHA, making 26 saves for the win.

Prairie Hockey Academy (6) at IHA (4) U17 Prep 

Prairie Hockey Academy opened the scoring with a shorthanded goal from Easton Lee at 6:01 of the game, and added another on the powerplay from Carson Haugan late in the first. An early second period goal by Devun Olfert made it 3-0, but IHA answered minutes later with a powerplay goal from Riley Madden, to get on the board. Just 43-seconds after that however, Ty Pratte scored on the powerplay to regain PHA’s three goal edge. Aiden Kruger’s first of the season at 16:24 of the third period proved to be the game-winner as PHA held on for the win.

Edge School (4)  at South Alberta Hockey Academy Female (1) U18 Prep 

Edge scored three times in the first period, and added an insurance goal in the third to pick up the 4-1 win over South Alberta. Jordyn Hutt (2G) scored twice for Edge and Hanna Perrier scored her third goal (3G, 1A) in her last three games. Netminder, Emily Carson, picked up her second win of the season, stopping 22 of 23 shots in the victory. 

West Van Academy (3) at BWC Academy (9) U15

Seven different skaters scored goals for BWC Academy in a nine goal outpouring against West Van Academy. Landen Mailhot (1G,3A), Gianni Bosa (1G, 3A) and Jake Banicevic (1G, 5A) each had multi-point efforts, and defenseman, Josh Lee (3G), registered a hat-trick. Matthew Parmar (2-1-0) registered his second win of the season, turning aside 13 of 16 shots.

Okanagan Hockey Academy (5) at RINK Kelowna (8) U18 Prep

Jackson Hardy had a 6-point performance (2G, 4A) for RINK Kelowna, while both Tij Iginla and Ethan MacKenzie scored twice (2G). Braycen Dube (2G) had a solid night for Okanagan Hockey Academy, scoring his first two goals of the season in the loss while RHA Kelowna goaltender, Lukas Toth, made 21 saves to register his first win of the season between the pipes.