“R” LEAGUE WEEKLY UPDATE – JUNE 20, 2017
WINGS 4 HAWKS 1
Two goals in each period for the victorious host Wings. Mary Sell with a two goal game. Singles for Pat Collins and B. Westenberg. Goaler Mike Schlimgen with a ten save game. Hawks veteran sub “Mike” Phipps with their lone goal.
FLYERS 7 SHARKS 2
Deuces wild for Ben Haynes, Stevie Lambert and the league’s leading scorer – John Zuccarini. Ronnie Meltsner also with a goal. Steve “Barney Miller” Dietrich and John Perini were the Sharks marksman in this penalty free game.
HABS 4 BRUINS 1
Mike Ala scores twice for the Frenchmen. Singles for “Gentleman” Don Courtley and Jack Jeneraux. Goalie Sir Kevin Beebe was very solid between the pipes. Eddie “The Eagle” Higgins was the only Bruin to solve Sir Kevin. The league would like to extend a warm welcome back to long time Michigan Sting member and contributor – Rich Anderson, who subbed for the Habs today! Richie has endured a myriad of very serious health issues. Good to see you back on the ice – Rich!
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Goalies? What goalies? These sub goalies will not be mentioned! The scorekeeper came down with carpal tunnel in this game! Sharks – Jimmy “Boog” Powell with the trick. Singles for John Perini, Chris Zanke and Barry Piornack, who also contributed four helpers – for a five point game! Sub Mike Phipps with the hat trick assist. Bruins – Providence call up Scott “Scowling” Leslie with the trick! Singles for Eddie Higgins(Also 3 Helpers), Adam Godard and Gary Enmark. Paul Ericson with a three assist game.
HABS 3 HAWKS 2
These Frenchmen are playing some good hockey as they sweep for the day! The Mikes – Ala and Lawson with French goals. Moncton call up Jerry Carlin with the game winning goal. Al Platt and Howard Smith tally for the Hawks in this penalty free game. Both goaltenders – Sir Kevin Beebe and “Sugar” John Marchin with several excellent saves! The cellar dweller Hawks continue their eleven game streak without a win! Even the return of Florida snowbird Howard Smith, can’t remedy the maladies of this Hawks club.
FLYERS 2 WINGS 2
A playoff atmosphere was in the air! The Wings fight back from a 2-0 deficit to tie the top spot Flyers! Pat Collins and Dr. Keri Topouzian with final period goals for the Wings. Stevie Lambert and John Zuccarini score for the Flyers, as they remain undefeated in 19 consecutive games! Wings puck stopper Mike Schlimgen was simply outstanding in nets, turning away shot after shot! The Wings Mary Sell(Interference) and pugilistic Flyers net minder Mike Mostyn(Slashing) both receive minor penalties. The Flyers Mark “Hymie” Weiss takes exception and picks up a two minute unsportsmanlike conduct infraction.