“A” LEAGUE WEEKLY UPDATE – MARCH 15, 2018
WEEK FOUR – PLAYOFFS
CONGRATS TO THE HABS – WHO HAVE SECURED A SPOT IN THE SAM CUPP CHAMPIONSHIP MARCH 29, 2018!
THE SHARKS, HAWKS, FLYERS AND BRUINS ARE STILL IN THE RUNNING WITH ONE WEEK (2 GAMES) LEFT!
HABS 4 SHARKS 2
The Habs score twice in each period to continue their dominance against the Sharks. Nate McNaughtry with the deuce. Singles for defenseman Mike Krueger and sub Raul Julia look alike Frank Pewaydon. Net-minder Dar was outstanding between the pipes. Billy Mac Jr. and on a beautiful top shelf laser – “Downtown” Jimmy Brown score for the Fish.
BRUINS 3 HAWKS 3
John McNeilly scores 22 ticks into the game for the Bruins. Just over a minute later, Hawks Captain John “Shifty” Shelton scores his first of two goals. This game of high magnitude ends in a draw. Marty Papesh with the Hawks middle marker. Jeff Funk and John Cornish with the other Bruins goals. Both goalies – “Smoking” Joe Polizzi and Donnie Wahlberg look alike Rodney Heid, with excellent games in nets.
FLYERS 6 WINGS 4
A very entertaining game as the Wings give the Flyers all they can handle – to no avail! Brian Moore with a two goal game for the Flyers. Singles for Pat Wosek, Mike “King of the Road” Miller, Mike T. Brown and sub Scott Chodun. Big Rob Rowling (2), Mike Nalepa and sub Jack Leavy with the Wings goals.
SHARKS 7 BRUINS 2
This was a game of high consequence, as the Sharks battle for a spot in the Sam Cupp Championship game. Playing like he did back in the 80’s, Pizza Man Jimmy “Jets” Galloway with the trick! Mike Riddle with the deuce. Jeff Ivory also with a goal. This was a devastating loss standings wise for the Bruins, as John McNeilly and “Angry” Joey Ventimiglio were their marksman.
HABS 6 WINGS 3
Habs management kept center Bryan Prentice out of the game due to an upper body injury and replacement Greg Calvin filled in just fine with the tour du chapeau! The ailing Dr. Nate, who also had an upper body injury and the flu, additionally with a hat trick of his own! Larry “School Boy” Rowe with the hat trick assist. Joey Reiss, Ryan Boyette and Rob Rowling score for the Wings. Mr. Rowling picks up simultaneous slashing and unsportsmanlike conduct penalties in the first period, which lead to one power play goal for the Habs. Habs defenseman Dougie Roehl incurs an equipment violation minor penalty – whatever that is?
FLYERS 7 HAWKS 5
The Flyers now win their third straight game and have an identical record as the Hawks in their Championship game push. Deuces wild for Brian Moore and sub Scott Chodun. Singles for Billy “The Dark” Knight, Mike T. Brown and Pat “The Beast” Wosek. Hawks – James Puffer, Robbie Olmstead, John Shelton and sub Garrick. An interesting item here regarding the Flyers defense pairings. The tandem of Lloyd Rogers and Mike “Bubba” Wilson we’re a plus nine in today’s doubleheader! The duo of Pat Wosek and Danny Rea were a minus nine! Ouch!