“R” LEAGUE WEEKLY UPDATE – APRIL 12, 2022
THE MICHIGAN STING SENDS THEIR SINCERE CONDOLENCES TO PAUL GILES, ON
THE PASSING OF HIS MOTHER NOREEN THIS PAST WEEK!
A VERY POIGNANT MOMENT AT THE 16 AND UNDER TOURNAMENT AT TROY LAST WEEK.
A THREE MINUTE SON/MOM EMBRACE AFTER A TOURNAMENT ELIMINATING LOSS!
HAWKS 4 SHARKS 2
Power forward Marcin Niecalek scores the Hawks first and final goals as they defeat the Sharks. Bo Altheer and Billy Hagen also with Hawks goals. Sting rookie Tom Gazley with a good game between the pipes! Steve Dietrich and sub “Hans” Brinker score for the Fish.
HABS 5 FLYERS 4
Mike Ala of the Habs scores 32 ticks into the game, but the Flyers go up 4-2 entering the final stanza. Then the Frenchmen respond with three last period goals in a four minute span to seal the W! Rob Duncan, Ken Debus, Adam Godard and Jim Chapie dent the twine for the Habs. Robert Stempian with the trick for the Flyers. Sub Matt Lawson with the Flyers initial tally.
BRUINS 5 WINGS 3
The Bruins play a strong game behind the acrobatic goaltending of Mike Schlimgen! Chuck Mouraine scores twice for the Bruins. Singles for Steve Lemieux, John Perini and sub Mike Harke. Sam Bonanno, Eddie Higgins and Paul “Bret Michaels” Vioalssi score for the Wing in this penalty free game.
HAWKS 3 HABS 3
With the goalie pulled and his girlfriend in attendance – Jeff “Dick” Tracy machine guns in the tying goal for the Habs! Rob Duncan and returning from his Florida vacation – Mike Ala with singles. Sub Mike Garlick(2) and Bo Altheer with the Hawks markers in this penalty free game.
BRUINS 4 FLYERS 2
Da Bruins sweep and the Flyers descend in the opposite direction today! Deuces wild for the Bruins Steve Lemieux and sub Mike Harke. Pat Berry and Ryan O’Rourke score unassisted Flyers goals. O’Rourke with a solo minor roughing penalty.
WINGS 7 SHARKS 5
Oh boy! This was a toughie for the Sharks! Sharks up 5-4 with two minutes left in the game. The Wings pull their goalie and proceed to score three times in the games final two minutes! Jimmy George with the trick for the Wings. Paul Vioalssi and Sammy “The Bull” Bonanno with two goal games. In honor of “Big Daddy” Lackowski(See Picture below) who passed away this week – Gary Szalanski with the trick for the Sharks! Steve Dietrich and General Robert E. Lee with singles.
Name me the first NHL team from California to win the Stanley Cup?
The 2007 Anaheim Ducks!
The Los Angeles Kings won it in 2013.