“A” LEAGUE WEEKLY UPDATE – JULY 8, 2021
HAWKS 4 BRUINS 1
Zach Wagner leads the Hawks, scoring twice on the same shift in period one! Greg Stacey and Rob “Larry” Giroux also score for the Hawks. Goaler Billy Papciak was strong in nets. Steve Bayagich with the lone Bruins marker. Glenn Howarth of the Bruins picks up a solo roughing minor penalty.
SHARKS 3 HABS 2
A very good goaltending game for subs Bissell of the Sharks and Brian Miller of the Habs! Bissell was like a vacuum on his rebounds! Larry “School Boy” Rowe, Nate McNaughtry and sub Pat “The Beast” Wosek score for the Sharks. Jimmy “Jets” Galloway and Rob Rowling were the Habs marksman.
HABS 7 HAWKS 5
2-2 entering the final stanza, then the flood gates opened! The French line of Rob Rowling(4 Goals), subs Jeff “Marine” Steiber(3 Goals) and Scott Bozyk(1 & 3) total 11 points in the game! Jimmy Galloway with the power play game winning goal. A nice W for the Habs, as they upend the top spot team! Hawks – Mike Riddle, Rob Giroux, Robbie Olmstead, Greg Stacey and Scott Chodun. Chodun and Pierre Dugas exchange pleasantries with roughing minor penalties.
BRUINS 2 SHARKS 2
Brian Moore of the Bruins buries the power play game tying goal in this very entertaing game! Paul “Brett MIcheals” Vioalssi with the Bruins first marker. David Passwater and Dr. Nate do the honors for the Sharks. Both sub puck stoppers – Bissell and Smith were outstanding between the pipes! Steve Wink of the Sharks chops Bruins sub Hamlin as they hit the box in tandem. Wink with a slashing minor and Hamlin with a roughing minor. Earlier in the game, Brendan Brosnan of the Sharks and Lady Bing candidate, incurs a solo roughing minor penalty.
Who is the only player to win the Hart Trophy as league MVP during a season he played for two different teams?
Joe Thornton – Boston traded him to San Jose in the 2005/2006 season.