“A” LEAGUE WEEKLY UPDATE – MARCH 2, 2023
MICHIGAN STING FOUNDER SAM CUPP BEING REMEMBERD!
MITCH ALBOM SAID: ” DEATH ENDS A LIFE – NOT A RELATIONSHIP!”
WEEK TWO PLAYOFFS
HAWKS 3 HABS 0
Hawks puck stopper Kris “King” Arthur displays his supreme goaltending talents as he blanks the French guys! Winger Johnny Pooton with the deuce. David Rupprecht with the Hawks middle marker. A very special shoutout to Habs goalie Billy Schuagg, who returned from an in-game serious medical issue a few weeks ago!
FLYERS 5 BRUINS 3
How bout this guy! Playing his fifth game in two days and sixth overall after game two today(Michigan Senior Olympics), Flyers Ward Peterson goes twine twice! Former Cintas employee, sub Mike Ala also with a two goal game! Gun for hire, Scott Davenport also with a Flyers goal. Jeff “Marine” Stieber with a two goal game. Jeff’s first goal was a stone cold breakaway from center ice. As he approached the goalie, he lost the puck and watched it slide five hole for a goal! Sub Chris Ballach with a power play marker.
SHARKS 5 WINGS 2
Definitely senindg a message to the Wings, the Sharks dominate this game! Every time he dons a Sharks jersey ,”Angry” Joey Ventimligo gets fired up! The deuce for “Angry”. Nick Piccolo, Nate McNaughtry and in the exact same scenario as Ward Peterson – sub Jeff Funk tally for the Sharks. Zach Wagner with both Wings goals.
FLYERS 3 HAWKS 3
Both goalies – Dar and especially Kris Arthur with strong games in nets! Trevor Wrobel scores twice for the Flyers. Affable sub, Scott Davenport with the power play late game tying goal! Finally getting the puck to bounce his way – Dave Rupprecht scores twice for the Hawks. John Poolton with a single.
SHARKS 4 BRUINS 2
As in the movie Jaws, who’s going to stop this hungry Sharks team? John Cornish with a two and two game! Nick Piccolo and Greg Stacy with singles. Mike “Padre” Nalepa and Jeff Steiber score for the Burins who drop two today. It was pretty apparent the Bruins were missing the big guy today – Jamie Smith!
WINGS 6 HABS 2
OK! Zach says enough is enough! Mr. Zach Wagner with a huge four goal game! Line-mate Steve Bayagich and Madison Heights native, sub Marcel Dimitri also score for the Habs. Rob Montgomery and European sub Kostfsich score for the winless in the playoffs Habs, who are sinking faster than the Titanic in the playoffs!
Last season Colorado’s Cale Makar became just the third player to win the Norris Trophy(Best Defenseman) and the Conn Smythe Trophy(Playoff MVP) in the same season. Who were the other two?
Bobby Orr – twice