“A” LEAGUE WEEKLY UPDATE – AUGUST 1, 2019
WEEK TWO – PLAYOFFS
WINGS 5 BRUINS 4
Playing with six subs – the Wings prevail over the Bruins! Sub Pat “The Beast” Wosek with a two goal game. Singles for jimmy “Jets” Galloway, Mike Nalepa and sub Mark Rogers. Marine Chris Isola with the deuce for the Bruins. Brian Barker and Steve Bayagich with singles.
HABS 3 HAWKS 2
In a very spirited battle for the top spot in the standings – the Habs come out victorious. Zach Wagner with the deuce. Sub Kyle Lybecker with their middle goal. Billy Knight’s other son – goalie Brendan, subbed for the Habs in fine fashion. Joey Reiss with both Hawks markers. Kyle Lybecker(Interference & Slashing) of the the Habs and Greg Kalvin(Slashing) of the Hawks take turns chopping each other and hit the box.
FLYERS 9 BRUINS 1
Ouch! The Flyers run roughshod over the playoff winless Bruins! Rob Rowling with the trick. Sub Mike Rataj with a two goal game. Singles for Brian Barr, Mike Miller, Billy “The Dark” Knight and Marty Papesh. Frank “Crash” Casali with his first career four assist game. Brian Barker with the lone Bruins goal.
SHARKS 5 HAWKS 4
Dr. Nate McNaughtry was flying this game – with the trick! Jim Puffer and Scott Chodun with singles. Left defenseman Lloyd Rogers with the hat trick assist. The youngsters – Chad Wooten and Greg Kalvin with two goals apiece for the Hawks. Cherry picking specialist Greg Kalvin was playing with a definite chip on his shoulder today, with two penalties in game one and a solo roughing penalty this game.
HABS 8 FLYERS 0
The Flyers experience both ends of the spectrum today, as they blow out the Bruins in game one and get blown out by the talent laden Frenchmen in game two. Deuces wild for Robbie Olmstead, Brian Moore and defenseman Lenny Gerbino. Zach Wagner(Also 4 Helpers) and Rob Giroux with singles. Paulie “Knuckles” Polizzi with a four assist game! Playing against his Dad in this game – sub goalie Brendan Knight with the whitewash. No Flyers highlights.
WINGS 3 SHARKS 3
The Wings secure a point in this game with the immeasurable help of the sixth man on the ice – the bearded referee! You never know what this guy is going to call! Numerous highly questionable calls against the Sharks highlighted this contest. The most grievous call was a double minor unsportsmanlike penalty against the Sharks Jim Puffer with six minutes left in the game and the Sharks up 3-2, which ultimately led to the Wings game tying power play goal. Mike Nalepa with two goals for the Wings. Sub Mark Rogers with the power play tying goal. Nate McNaughtry with a two goal game for the Sharks. Pierre Dugas with a single.
Which NHL team was Mike Modano’s first?
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Mike was the number one draft pick of the Minnesota North Stars.