GAME DAY RECAP: September 23, 2023

St. George’s School (4/OT) vs Delta Hockey Academy Green (3) U15 Prep

Ryder Dunn scored the first goal of the season for Delta Green 3:26 into the game. Louis Oscar Holowaychuk would tie it midway through the opening period on a cross ice feed from Brock Cripps (1G, 1A), and Noah Fowler would score in the late minutes of the first to give St. George’s a lead. After a scoreless second, Delta Green would get goals from Caden Leibel and Wyatt Callander to grab a 3-2 advantage. But Daniel Taylor would respond just over a minute later and Jack Poole (3A) would find Cripps in all alone in overtime as St. George’s fought back for a 4-3 win. 

Wenatchee Wild (3) vs RHA Kelowna Black (6) U17 Prep

After a scoreless first RHA Kelowna Black exploded for four goals in the second as Benjamin Bowtell, Julian Galenza (2G), Soren Brons-Douville, and Ruben Stone (1G, 1A) all found the back of the net. Brayden Barker (2G) would score his second of the game early in the third to give Wenatchee life but an eventual empty net goal by Riley Pederson (1G, 1A) put the game out of reach. 

Prairie Hockey Academy Blue (1) vs Northern Alberta Xtreme White (6) U17 Prep

After Riley Brown (39/45) and Taylor Raynard (19/20) kept the offence off the scoresheet in the first, Mani Maki scored his first goal of the season 1:34 into the second. But Raynard would shut the door the rest of the way and NAX would score six unanswered with Tafari Chingwaru (1G, 1A), Kasen Harrold (1G, 1A), Jackson Roberts, Declan Brinkman, Ryan Schrock and Ben Deacon (1G, 1A) all finding the back of the net. 

Wenatchee Wild (6) vs RHA Kelowna (9) U18 Prep

A high scoring affair saw Wenatchee lead 3-1 just 8:23 into the game. But backed by two goal performances from Brody Gillespie (2G, 1A), Kelsen Podworny (2G, 1A) and Cage Smith (2G, 1A) RHA Kelowna would rally for a 9-6 win. Max Workman (2G, 1A) led the way offensively for Wenatchee 

St. George’s School (4/OT) vs Delta Hockey Academy (3) U18 Prep

Grayson Salmon opened the scoring early for Delta before Hunter Morgan and Simon Ward (1G, 1A) responded for St. George’s. Joshua Lee (1G, 1A) would tie the game in the second and Bennett Muller would give Delta a lead that would last until 34 seconds left when Connor Pankratz tied the game. Reece Liu (1G, 2A) needed just 14 seconds in overtime to give St. George’s the 4-3 victory. 

OHA Edmonton (0) vs Edge School (12) U15

Edge would outshoot OHA Edmonton 86-18 in a 12-0 win. Delano Pockar (18/18) stopped all 18 shots for his first CSSHL shutout while Charlie Tobin (5A) and Grayson Trevelyan (2G, 3A) led the Edge offence. Remy Koch (3G) and Damien Lavallee (3G, 1A) each recorded hattricks in the win. 

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

Jack Utsunomiya (47/49) made 47 saves and seven different skaters scored for Delta as they defeated PCHA 7-2. Easton Coupland (2A), Brady Cyr (1G, 1A), Sebastian Joslin (1G, 1A), Joven Kalkat (1G, 1A), and Ethan Kitchen (1G, 1A) all recorded two points in the win. Dane Dyer (1G, 1A) and Blake Sanderson (1G, 1A) each had a goal and an assist in the loss. 

St. George’s School (4/SO) vs Yale Hockey Academy (3) U15

Carter Adams (36/39) made 36 saves in regulation and overtime before stopping all 8 Yale shooters as St. George’s came away with a 4-3 shootout victory. Kessler Hauser (2G) scored twice while Nevin Connor (28/31) made 28 saves for Yale in the loss. 

South Alberta Hockey Academy (1) vs Calgary International Hockey Academy (6) U17 Prep

CIHA improved to 2-0-0 with a 6-1 win over SAHA Saturday afternoon. Kaden Hayes (1G, 2A) and Brendan Rudolph (1G, 2A) each recorded three point games while Cole Prelusky (25/26) stopped 25 shots in net. Cole Fisher scored the lone goal in the loss. 

North Shore Warriors (3) vs Pacific Hockey Academy Blue (11) U17 Prep

PCHA opened up their 2023/24 campaign with a loud first period, potting six goals in the opening frame with notable efforts from Elliott Hill (3G, 2A) and Haydyn Brooks (2G, 2A). NSW would find the back of the net three times in the first, but PCHA goaltender Braxton Becker (31/34) would shut the door for the remainder of the match, patting PCHA’s path to a comfortable victory.

Pacific Coast Hockey Academy (2) vs BWC Academy (15) U15 Prep

BWC Academy exploded onto the scene in their season debut vs. PCHA with a fifteen goal outing with heavy contribution from Kyle Obobaifo (4G) and Connor Liu (3G). BWC Academy had eight skaters record multiple points, including Jayden Simpson (1G, 3A) recording four points on the evening. Only two players were left off of the scoresheet for BWC Academy in their season opener.

St. George’s School (6) vs Shawnigan Lake School (2) U17 Prep

A strong second period was the difference maker for St. George’s. After capping off a hot start with two goals in the opening 5-minutes of the first, St George’s would collect four more goals after surrendering one to Shawnigan at the start of the second. Lucas Benn (2G) and Brenden Morgan (2G) would score two a piece while five other skaters would amass multi-point efforts as well.

North Shore Warriors Orange (3) vs Pacific Coast Hockey Academy White (5)  U17 Prep

45-seconds is all it took for PCHA White’s Porter Williamson (1G, 1A)  to open the scoring in tonight’s featured game. PCHA White would apply the pressure throughout the first but would exit the frame tied, thanks to NSW Orange forward, Finlay Reed (2G). PCHA would later catch some momentum and score another two in the second period. PCHA continued to ride that wave and bury another two in the third. Robert Orr (1G) would score one late in an attempt to even things up for NSW Orange, but it was too little too late. Logan McAloney (49/54) put up a fight through the whole 60-minutes, but PCHA White would sneak out the victory in their season opener.

Yale Hockey Academy (3/OT) vs CDA (2) U17 Prep

Saturday’s affairs would be capped off with an overtime win for Yale after a late push from Coeur d’Alene. Yale had favourable momentum throughout the game until succumbing to penalty trouble in the third, where Coeur d’Alene defenceman Owen Bambrick (1G) would find the back of the net. During 3-on-3 overtime, it would only take Gus Schill (2G) 28-seconds to score the game winning goal, setting the season in the right direction for Yale Hockey Academy.