“R” LEAGUE WEEKLY UPDATE – DECEMBER 5, 2017
BACK FROM CANCUN.
IT SURE IS COLD HERE!
WINGS 6 BRUINS 4
4-3 Wings after one period. Then Al Pyc scores his second goal of the game for the eventual game winner. Bob “Bugsy” Watson also with a two goal game for the Wings. Singles for Ronnie Meltsner and sub Harke. Cam “Steamboat” Lawrence, Randy Debuel, Chris Zanke and Kaczmarek tally for the Bruins.
FLYERS 8 HAWKS 3
Ouch! The Flyers score six times in the first period to declaw the Hawks! Deuces wild for Jimmy George and subs Lawson and Rick Batchelder. Gerry Krause and Al Sparks with singles. Hawks – Mark Smyth(2) and after enduring an excruciating major health crisis and back on the ice – Rich Anderson. Welcome back Richie! No trips to the sin bin for either squad.
SHARKS 1 HABS 0
Pat Collins taps in a backdoor pass from Doug Wargo for the only goal of the game! Sharks puck stopper Brian Miller was on his game in this one, as the Sharks and Miller killed three penalties. No French highlights.
HAWKS 4 BRUINS 3
After getting trounced in game one – the Hawks bounce back and defeat the Bruins. Sub Dougie Roehl with a two goal game for the Hawks. Scott Shurin and Marty Sell with singles. Adam Godard(2) and Steve “Mario” Lemieux(SH) with the Bruins markers. The Bruins Chris Zanke was up to his old tricks, as he incurs 14 consecutive minutes in penalties with a two and ten unsportsmanlike and a two minute roughing infractions. He was able to renter the game with three minutes left in the contest as the Bruins remain winless in this new season.
FLYERS 3 HABS 2
The ageless Danny Shannon, just called up for the Flyers farm club, buries the top shelf game winning goal with just under a minute remaining in the game! You just can’t replace experience! Jimmy George and sub Lawson also score for the Flyers. Mike Lawson and Steve Orr with the Habs markers. Both goalies – Mike Schlimgen and Sir Kevin Beebe with several outstanding saves!
WINGS 4 SHARKS 2
The Wings remain undefeated(4-0) in the season! John “Hal” McRae, Ronnie Meltsner, Al Pyc and Bobby Watson do the honors for the Wings. Goaler Mike Mostyn with a stellar game in nets. Pat Collins and I remember when he had brown hair – Joe Plati score for the Fish.
Which Olympic men’s team has won more gold medals in ice hockey at the Olympics than any other team?
A. Soviet Union
B. United States
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