“R” LEAGUE WEEKLY UPDATE – DECEMBER 21, 2021
HAWKS 8 SHARKS 3
The Hawks get their talons out and have a Shark Christmas feast! Winger Adam Godard with the trick! Sub “Bobby” Mercer with the deuce. Singles for Jeff Tracy, Robbie Porter and Billy Hagen(Also 3 Helpers). Sharks – Steve Dietrich, Bo Altherr and sub Paul Vioalssi.
WINGS 3 HABS 3
Mark Smyth scores his second goal of the game to put the Wings up 3-2 with just over two minutes left in the game. 15 seconds later, “The Silent Man” sub Mike Harke ties it up 3-3! Captain Paul Giles with the Wings initial goal. Robert Stempian and Brian Belloli with French markers.
FLYERS 5 BRUINS 3
If not for the acrobatic efforts of Flyers goalie Brian Miller – the Bruins win this game going away! Miller was outstanding between the pipes! Flyers sub Doug “Jeff” Beck strums in two goals. Singles for line-mates Curt Lesnau, Sam Bonanno and Ryan O’Rourke. Subbing for Al Pyc, who the league wishes a healthy major shoulder surgery recovery, Glenn Paraskevin with a four assist game! Rob “Hurricane” Halbhuber scores twice for the Bruins. Rob “Nifty” Middleton also with a Bruins goal.
WINGS 4 BRUINS 2
The Wings send the Bruins to a double dip defeat. Brian Lawton lookalike(See picture below) Ken Debus scores twice for the Wings. Singles for Steve Orr and Mark Smyth. Wings goalie Bobby Rutkoske with an excellent game in nets! Rob Middleton and sub Dougie Roehl tally for the Bruins.
Brian Lawton – The first US-born hockey player to be drafted first in the NHL draft.
HAWKS 2 FLYERS 1
The Hawks and goalie Paul Kaczmarek play a stout defensive game and sweep on the day! Defenseman Bruce Buntin and Jack Priauix score for the Hawks. The Flyers pull their goalie with two minutes left in the game down 2-0 and Steve Lemieux scores with 50 seconds left in the game to make things interesting at games end.
SHARKS 4 HABS 3
Notre Dame enthusiast(See picture below) Randy Debuel scores the game winning goal for the Sharks as they split on the day. Bo Altherr, Marty Sell and sub Paul Vioalssi also with Sharks goals. Habs – Robert Stempian, Mike Ala and sub Matt Lawson. This was a penalty free game.
Who are the five leading career NHL goal scorers who were born in Quebec?