“R” LEAGUE WEEKLY UPDATE – JUNE 28, 2022
IT’S BEEN TEN YEARS SINCE SAM CUPP’S PASSING!
A VISIONARY, LEADER AND FRIEND TO ALL!
THE MICHIGAN STING SENDS GET WELL WISHES TO HABS PLAYER ROB DUNCAN WHO FRACTURED HIS
LEG ABOVE THE ANKLE TODAY! GET WELL ROB!
A VERY SPECIAL SHOUTOUT TO OPPOSING PLAYER AND RETIRED ARMADA FIRE FIGHTER JACK PRIAUX WHO
TOOK CONTROL OF THE SITUATION BEFORE EMS ARRIVED! NICE JOB JACK!
IT WAS NICE TO SEE SUB MASTER MARTY GEORGE TODAY, WHO WAS CHECKING POST GAME ON ALL THE TEAMS!
HAWKS 5 WINGS 2
Subbing for Billy Hagen, Mike Garlick with a two goal game. Singles for Mark Smyth, Bo Altherr and sub “Hans” Brinker. Goalie Tom Gazley was excellent in nets! Jimmy George and Paul Vioalssi score for the Wings.
BRUINS 3 HABS 1
Dougie Rohel scores twice for the Bruins. Sub Speiss with their initial goal. Sub goalie Superman was superb with his butterfly style of goaltending! Mike Ala with the lone Habs goal.
SHARKS 3 FLYERS 1
The Sharks defeat the Flyers behind the excellent puck stopping efforts of Brian Miller! Doug “Jeff” Beck, Ben Haynes and sub Justin “Mickey” Brantley do the honors for the Fish. Robert Stempian with the lone Flyers marker.
FLYERS 5 WINGS 3
The anticipation of this game was at a very high level! Both teams tied for the cellar! Does it get any better than that? Robert Stempian steps up big time and records the hat trick! His first goal was a beautiful breakaway, top shelf backhand water bottle winner! Glenn Boice scores on a deflection and right defenseman Barry Piornock goes high from the point. Curt Lesnau, Eddie Higgins and Dave Debrincat score for the Wings, who drop a deuce today.
HAWKS 5 HABS 3
The top spot Hawks sweep on the day behind the hat trick efforts of Mark Smyth! Brian Belloli and sub Mike Garlick with singles. Sub Schurman with a career five assist game! Mike Ala(2) and Jeff “Dick” Tracy score for the Frenchmen in this penalty free game.
BRUINS 3 SHARKS 1
These hard to play against second place Bruins just keep winning, as they are now undefeated in their past seven games! Chuck Mouraine scores twice for the men in yellow. The red hot Dougie Roehl with the insurance goal. Once again, sub puck stopper Superman was stellar in nets! General Robert E. Lee with the lone Shark goal in this penalty free game.
A VERY SPECIAL THANK YOU TO “TICKER” AND HIS FABULOUS POSTGAME BBQ!
Stanley Cup droughts
|Team||Last Stanley Cup||Stanley Cup drought|
|Buffalo Sabres||never (inception of franchise in 1970–71)||50 seasons|
|Vancouver Canucks||never (inception of franchise in 1970–71)||50 seasons|
|Philadelphia Flyers||1974–75||45 seasons|
|Arizona Coyotes||never (franchise entered the NHL in 1979–80)|