“R” LEAGUE WEEKLY UPDATE – MAY 4, 2021
MY MONTH LONG SILVER ALERT TOUR IN FLORIDA HAS ENDED – WHEW!
THE LEAGUE EXTENDS SINCERE GET WELL WISHES TO PLAYERS HOWARD SMITH, JIM CHAPIE AND KENNY WILKENS, WO ALL ARE RECOVERING FROM SERIOUS MEDICAL ISSUES.
GET WELL BOYS!
BRUINS 4 HAWKS 0
The battle for the top spot turned into total domination by the Bruins. Goaler Mike Allemon with the whitewash. Steve Lemieux, Curt Bailey, Keith Foucher and Rob Halbhuber do the honors for the Bruins in this penalty free game Frustration set in as Brian Belloli of the Hawks screamed at his own defenseman to “Just get the puck in!”
FLYERS 5 HABS 2
Sal Bonanno leads the Flyers with the deuce. Singles for Ryan O’Rourke, Kevin Maguire and Timmy “Dutch” Schultz. Al Pyc and Dave Herkowitz tally for the Habs. Ryan O’Rourke and Habs sub Rob “Nifty” Middelton both receive roughing minor penalties as they agree to disagree.
SHARKS 4 WINGS 2
1-1 entering the final stanza. Big Ben Haynes with a two goal game for the Fish. Singles for Gary Szalanski and sub Matt Lawson, on a nice feed from Dad Mike. Chuck Mouraine and Robbie Porter score for the Wings in this penalty free game.
HAWKS 2 WINGS 2
A very entertaining contest as Wings sub goalie Bruno Tadolini polk checks Hawks sniper Mark Smyth with seconds left in the game on a stone cold breakaway from center ice in! Kudos to the old master in nets! “Just like Jonny Bower did in the 1967 Toronto Maple Leafs Stanley Cup win” Bruno says. Mark Smyth and Jack Priauix score for the Hawks. Jeff Tracy and Ronnie Meltnser tally for the Wings. Chuck Mouraine picks up a tripping infraction, then voices his displeasure and picks up an unsportsmanlike minor penalty.
BRUINS 4 HABS 3
The Bruins steal this one from the Habs. Curt Bailey scores his second goal of the game on a breakaway with just a minute remaining in the game for the W. Bruins jump out to a 3-0 lead only to see the Habs roar back and tie it up. Rick Batchelder and Steve Lemieux also score for the men in yellow. Dave Herkowitz, Al Pyc and sub Mike Harke with the Habs goals. Referee Kevin went down hard early in the game and had to exit the game, leaving fellow referee Kenny Ballenger, who did a stellar solo job refereeing.
FLYERS 5 SHARKS 2
The natural hat trick for Captain Ryan O’Rourke in the first period leads the Flyers to a double dip victory! Mike Ala(1 & 3) and Sal Bonanno with singles. Sharks sub Matt Lawson with both of their goals.
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