Game Day Recap – October 9, 2021

Prairie Hockey Academy (6) at IHA (2) U17 Prep

Prairie outshot IHA 44-30, beating them 6-2 early Saturday morning. Lukas Borne (2G), Kaden Berry and Macade Ochitwa all scored for the Prairie in the opening frame, giving them a 3-1 lead. Defenseman Kaelan Bodnarchuk scored early in the second to bring IHA within one, but Connor Slugoski scored near the end of the second to halt any chances of an IHA comeback. Sila Currie made 28 saves in the win. 

South Alberta Hockey Academy (8) at Prairie Hockey Academy (3) U18 Prep

Aiden Oiring (1G,2A), Andrew Basha (2G,1A) and Elias Eisenbarth (1G,1A) scored first period goals to vault SAHA to an early 3-0 lead. Taggart Bryson scored 55 seconds into the second period, but SAHA would respond with four second period goals of their own to pull away, in an eventual 8-3 win. Matthew MacPherson would score a hattrick and add an assist for SAHA, who start the season with back-to-back wins. Zack Zahara made 20 saves for his second win of the season. 

Delta Hockey Academy (5 OT) at RINK Kelowna Female (4) U18 Prep

After losing to RHA Kelowna 4-3 last night, Delta responded with a one goal win of their own, beating RINK Kelowna 5-4 in overtime. The two teams matched each other stride for stride through the first 60 minutes, each scoring one in the first, two in the second, and one in the third. Defenseman Brooke Norkus (1G,1A) scored the OT winner with 28 seconds remaining to give Delta the win. Brooke Disher did all she could for RINK Kelowna in the loss, recording a hattrick. 

Northern Alberta Xtreme at OHA Edmonton U15

Calum Giese scored unassisted 2:36 in overtime as OHA Edmonton beat their cross-town rivals 3-2. Liam Morison and Nolan Schmidt also scored for OHA Edmonton, and Nathan Salisbury made 35 saves in the win. Despite outshooting OHA Edmonton 37-31, NAX was only able to get goals from Jordan Duguay and Jett Quaschnick, who each also picked up an assist in the game. 

OHA Edmonton (2) at Edge School (5) U16 Prep

OHA Edmonton pulled out to an early 1-0 lead on a goal from Landon Hanson but Edge would score five straight to take a 5-2 win. Brenner Fyfe made 29 saves and Terik Parascak scored twice for Edge (5-0-0) in the win. Miles Cooper (3A), Fraser Leonard (2A), and Yibin Yoo (1G,1A) all had multi point games in the win. Ty Gordon scored a goal and recorded an assist for OHA Edmonton, bringing his point total to five through two games.

Okanagan Hockey Academy Black (4) at Delta Hockey Academy (8) U17 Prep 

The powerplay struck early for both teams in this one. Jonny Timmons capitalized on the man-advantage at 5:16 of the first period and assisted on another powerplay marker from Zac Wheatly just minutes later. However, Delta would respond with a pair of powerplay tally’s of their own, first from Gavin Garland and then Jordan Gavin, to tie the game 2-2 after twenty minutes. Down 4-3 heading into the third period, Delta would score five unanswered goals (including two into the empty net) to seal the victory. 

BWC Academy (5) at Okanagan Hockey Academy (2) U16 Prep

It was a good start for OHA, as Brayden Gosselin opened the scoring at 8:03 of the first period, however, BWC Academy scored four unanswered goals in response to ultimately win the game. Aangid Manhas (2G) scored twice for BWC Academy, and James Campbell, Jake Phillip-Watts, and Conner Labar each had two-assists. Josh Vallee made 22 saves between the pipes for his first win of the season. 

OHA Edmonton (2) at Edge School (6) U18 Prep

OHA opened the scoring on the powerplay with a first period goal from Carter Will (12:01) but Edge School took over offensively for the rest of the game. Edge blueliner, Justin Kipkie, scored two goals, while Keifer Miller (1G,1A), Hunter Sawka (1G,1A), Dylan Kinch (2A) and Carter Oakenfold each had multi-point contributions. Jackson Unger made the start in net for Edge, stopping 23 of 25 shots for his first win of the year.

Edge School (1) at South Alberta Hockey Academy Female (0) U18 Prep

It was a goaltender’s duel between Farah Walker and Maddy Ferguson, who both kept the game scoreless until the third period. Ferguson made 27/28 saves for South Alberta Hockey Academy and Walker stopped all 20 shots she faced for the shutout. Jaimee Spring scored her third goal of the season early in the third period (3:25) putting Edge up 1-0, which proved to be the game winner. 

Yale Hockey Academy (2) at St. George’s (4) U18 Prep

After scoring a hat-trick in his last game on Friday, Justin Street scored again, this time on the powerplay; a goal that proved to be the game-winner. Marcus Dashevsky scored twice and added an assist (2G,1A) and Jaiden Sharma made 32 saves for his second win of the season. Logan Wormald and Justice Christensen both scored their first goals of the year for Yale Hockey Academy in the loss. 

Delta Hockey Academy (6 OT) at BWC Academy (5) U15 

BWC Academy fired 51 shots towards Delta goaltender, Dylan Karan, but it wasn’t enough to earn a ‘W’ on this night. They got out to a healthy lead in the first period off goals from Ty Bonkowski, Hunter Ashton (SH), and Jaiven Mann, but DHA answered back late in the period on back-to-back goals from Nathaniel Danielson which cut into the lead. Danielson would score his third goal of the game at 1:29 of overtime to complete the hat-trick.

RINK Kelowna (5 OT) at West Van Academy (4) U16 Prep

Rink Kelowna remains unbeaten on the season, winners of five in a row (5-0-0), after an overtime victory against West Van Academy. Mason Rudolph (3G,1A) had a four-point night, registering a hat-trick and assisting on the overtime winner from Cole Balkovec (1G, 1A), who scored just 42-seconds into the extra frame to seal the deal for Rink Kelowna. 

RINK Kelowna (4) at Okanagan Hockey Academy (2) U18 Prep

Tij Iginla (1G,1A) scored his third goal of the season, and recorded his second multi-point game in a row, to help lift Rink Kelowna over Okanagan Hockey Academy. Maddix McCagherty (1G,1A) and Jaxsin Vaughan (1G,1A) also had multi-point performances, while goaltender, Evan Gardner, turned aside 29 of 31 shots for the win. 

Delta Hockey Academy (6) at BWC Academy (4) U18 Prep

Special teams were the difference early in the game with both teams scoring power-play goals in the first period. Dawson Toledo (1G) opened the scoring for Delta midway through but with just six seconds left in the period (19:54), Ryden Evans answered for BWC Academy, scoring a powerplay marker to tie the game. Peyton Mithmuangneua (2G, 1A), Alender Sandhu (2G, 2A) and Niko Tsakumis (1G, 2A) had productive nights offensively for DHA as the U18’s  picked up their first win of the season.