“A” LEAGUE WEEKLY UPDATE – AUGUST 17, 2023
CONGRATS TO THE HABS AND THE WINGS, WHO WILL FACE-OFF
IN NEXT WEEK’S SAM CUPP CHAMPIONSHIP GAME!
IT SHOULD BE A VERY ENTERTAINING GAME!
HAWKS 4 SHARKS 1
Hawks needed a W to keep their Championship game aspirations alive and they did not disappoint! Veteran Robbie Olmstead buries two pucks into the net! Singles for Joe Robillard and sub Scott Bozyk. Goaler Chris MacDonald with a strong game in nets! The Hawks sported four subs today. Defenseman Mike Akins with the lone Shark goal.
WINGS 8 BRUINS 3
Another squad that needed a win as they roll over the Bruins! The Wings reunite the Zach Wagner(2 & 3), Steve Bayagich(2 & 3) and returning from a fractured rib due to friendly fire from his son Ryan – Terry Boyette(2 & 1) total 13 points in the game! Rob Montgomery and Anthony Amato also join the scoring party. Goaltender Dar with a light workload. The Italian connection of Bruins sub Piccolo(2) and Joey Ventimiglio score for the Bruins in this penalty free game.
FLYERS 5 HABS 1
The Flyers put a temporary hold on the Habs Championship game intentions for next week. Goalie Billy Papciak stood on his head this game! Flyers – Angelo Pizzo, Jeff Funk and subs A. Garlick, Trevor Wrobel Jr. and the pride of Madison Heights – Marcel Dimitri. Trevor Wrobel Sr. with the hat trick assist. Steve Lemieux with the French marker.
WINGS 6 SHARKS 3
The Wings clinch to play next week as they defeat the Sharks. Zach Wagner with the trick! Scott Chodun with the deuce. Winger Terry Boyette with three helpers. Mike “Claude” Akins and the Reiss brothers – Joey and Billy score for the Fish in this penalty free game.
FLYERS 4 BRUINS 2
These high flying Flyers just ran out of time in these playoffs, as they win their second consecutive doubleheader! How bout this! Trevor Wrobel Sr. and Jr. both with two goal games for the Flyers! Sean “Juggernaut” Kendall and Mark Micolo score for the winless in the playoffs Bruins.
HABS 6 HAWKS 2
This was the marquee game of the day! Habs a point up on the Hawks for the opportunity to play next week! Hawks need a win and the Habs just need a point. Mr. Charles Eslinger comes up big for the Habs, with a four goal game! Brian Reath and John Crisi with singles. Habs goalie Greg “Bruce” Sutter shuts the door on the Hawks. Brian Moore and sub Scott Bozyk tally for the Hawks.
Which two players did the Detroit Red Wings trade to acquire Brendan Shanahan in 1996?
Paul Coffey and Keith Primeau.