A League – Weekly Update (June 30, 2016)
WINGS 2 HABS 2
The top two teams battle it out to a stalemate. Both goalers – Scott French and Wings sub John Valenti were outstanding in nets. The league’s leading scorer John McNelly with both Wings markers. Brian Moore and Bob Rowling tally for the Frenchmen.
BRUINS 4 STARS 1
After 15 loses and one tie – the bottom cellar Bruins finally notch their third win of the season and stop the bleeding. Back from his sliced ear incident last week and stiches intact – Donnie Rivera with the trick! Mike T. Brown also with a goal. Kirk “Captain America” Larson was stellar between the pipes. The only stay at home defenseman the Stars do have – Kenny Schaeffler with the lone Star goal. Stars winger Eddie Sudzina picks up a solo roughing minor penalty.
LEAFS 6 HAWKS 2
Leafs jump out to a 5 zip lead and never look back. Sub Rob Duff with the deuce. Singles for Danny Shannon, Mike Nalepa, “Angry” Joey Ventimiglio and sub Dave “Beach Boy” Wilson. Dougie Roehl scores on a beautiful breakaway goal and sub Rob “Charlie” Waters with the other Hawks marker in this penalty free game.
WINGS 3 BRUINS 2
The revitalized Bruins are up 2-0 entering the final stanza, only to see the top spot Wings roar back with three unanswered goals for the W! Steve Bayagich with the deuce for the Wings. “Downtown” Jimmy Brown with the Wings initial marker. Mike T. Brown and Rex Baker with the Bruins markers. Both goalers – Wings sub John Valenti and Kirk Larson were excellent in nets.
STARS 6 HAWKS 3
Hawks up 3-1entering the final stanza. The Stars proceed to scores five times and send the Hawks to their second consecutive doubleheader loss. Deuces wild for Mike Miller and rushing defenseman Pierre Dugas. Singles for Joey Reiss and Billy “The Dark” Knight. Moved from defense to forward in game two, Charlie Waters with a two goal game for the Hawks. Captain John “Shifty” Shelton with the other Hawks goal in this penalty free game.
LEAFS 6 HABS 2
The Leafs sweep by identical lopsided scores today, as they abscond their second straight doubleheader sweep, by sending the second place Habs to their worst loss of the season. Left winger Danny Shannon with the trick. As in game one – sub Rob Duff with a two goal game. Left winger Mike Nalepa with a single. Once again, Bob Rowling and Brian Moore do the scoring for the Habs, who were a little testy on the ice, not used to getting blown out.