“A” LEAGUE WEEKLY UPDATE – JULY 27, 2023
WINGS 7 SHARKS 3
Deuces wild for Steve Bayagich and Anthony Amato, as the Wings harpoon the Sharks! Singles for Rob Montgomery, Scott Chodun and Zach Wagner(Also 3 Helpers). Ryan Boyette also with three assists. Mike “Padre” Nalepa scores twice for the Sharks. Hank Richardson with their middle goal in this penalty free game.
FLYERS 5 BRUINS 2
Flyers jump out to a 4 zip lead and hold on with the superlative goaltending of Billy Papciak! Flyers – Rich Artymovich, Ian Azworthy, Mike Garrick, Trevor Wrobel and Billy Mac Jr. Sean Kendall and returning from parts unknown – sub Jimmy “Jets” Galloway score for the men in yellow.
HABS 4 HAWKS 1
1-1 entering the final stanza – then the French guys rattle off the games final three goals! Puck stopper Greg “Bruce” Sutter was outstanding between the pipes! Army veteran Eddie Sudzina, John Crisi, Rob Rowling and Marty Papesh tally for the Bleu Blanc et Rouge. Trevor Knight with the lone Hawks marker in this penalty free contest.
SHARKS 6 BRUINS 3
Mr. Henry Richardson – puts one a show for the Fish, with a four goal game! Joey Reiss and Nate McNaughty with singles. Mark Micolo, Jim Roble and “Angry” Joe score for the Bruins, who were on a late regular season roll and are now winless in the playoffs!
HAWKS 6 FLYERS 2
Both teams split on the day, as Chris Robillard, Brian Moore and Trevor Knight all go twine twice for the Hawks. Tony Zaschak with the hat trick assist. Goaler Chris MacDonald shined in nets! Ian Axworthy with both Flyers goals.
HABS 5 WINGS 2
Finally – the first place and undefeated Habs, field their full roster with zero subs and sweep in fine fashion today! Charlie Eslinger with a two goal game. Singles for Rob Rowling, Steve “Mario” Lemieux and sub Paul “The Walking Dead” Erikson. Once again – goalie Greg Sutter with an excellent game in nets! Scott Chodun and the speedy Anthony Amato tally for Wings.
Name me the three NHL players all-time, with at least 500 goals and 2,000 penalty minutes.
Hint – Two are former Red Wings.