“R” LEAGUE WEEKLY UPDATE – MAY 23, 2017
SHARKS 3 HAWKS 2
The host Sharks score the games only final period goal to defeat the Hawks. Jimmy “Boog” Powell with the game winner! Steve “Barney Miller” Dietrich and Doug Wargo with first period markers for the Fish. Mark Smyth and James George score for the Hawks.
WINGS 5 HABS 4
The Wings spread out the scoring as five different players light the lamp. The Brian’s – Westenberg and Belloli, Pat Collins, Randy Debeul and sub “Magnum’ Higgins all tally for the Wings. Speedy Mike Ala with the tour du chapeau for the Frenchmen. Cam “Steamboat” Lawrence with a single. The Wings Jerry Frankel(Roughing and Unsportsmanlike Minor Penalties) and the Habs Peter Gibb(Roughing), hit the box to talk about current affairs late in the game.
FLYERS 2 BRUINS 1
The Bruins and their goalie Bobby Rutkoske play the Flyers tough – only to see the top spot Flyers win again. Jeff “Dick” Tracy and John Zuccarini score for the Flyers. Goaler Mike Mostyn was stellar in nets. Gary Enmark blasts a cannonading slap shot high into the net for the Bruins only goal! Zero trips to the sin bin for either team.
WINGS 5 BRUINS 1
Both teams match their game one goal output. Ten goals on the night for the victorious Wings. Two goals for the Bruins. Grand Rapids call up “Magnum” Higgins with the deuce. Singles for Pat Collins, Brian Belloli and Al Sparks. John “Hal” McRae with the lone Ruins marker.
FLYERS 6 HAWKS 2
The Flyers extend their unbeaten streak to 11 games in a convincing win against the Hawks. Deuces wild for Joe Plati and Ronnie Meltsner. Jeff Tracy and sub “Mike” Phipps with singles. John Zuccarini with three helpers. Scoring machine James George with both Hawks goals.
SHARKS 1 HABS 0
A rare occurrence happened today, as all the home teams won their games! Chris Zanke fires in a seeing eye shot from the point for the games only goal! Sharks sub net minder Paul Kaczmarek was outstanding in nets! No Habs highlights. Chris Zanke and “Bruising” Joe Grusling hit the box in tandem late in the game. While shaking hands – Zanke pulls Grusling close to him and says: “I guess their goes my auto repair discount – Joe!” Gotta love hockey players!