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Monday, January 14, 2013

Weekend Results

Alberta - AMBHL
Spruce Grove PAC 5 - Edmonton KC 3
In Spruce Grove, it was the Saints improving to 10-11-3 with a 5-3 victory over the now 8-17-1 Edmonton KC.  Spruce Grove built up a quick 3-0 lead before the midway point of the 1st period and cruised from there.  Leading the way for Spruce Grove was big Luc Smith and Sean Richards who scored two goals each.  Smith also took 8 minutes in penalties in this one.  He leads PAC in goals and points with 19-14-33 in 21 games this season.  Alex Rotundo scored his team leading 34th of the season for KC.  Nobody else on the Squires has more than 12 goals.  Spruce Grove held a 33-26 shots advantage.

Calgary Bisons 5 - Calgary Flames 5
In Calgary, it was the Bisons improving their lead atop of the South of the AMBHL with a 22-2-2 record, the Flames are 12-10-2.  Matthew Phillips scored a Hat-Trick for the Bisons, giving him a team leading 35 goals and 66 points.  '99 born Kyle Olson continues his hot play, picking up 1-3-4 in the game, giving him 20-32-52 in 26 games.  Nolan Kurylo had a big game for the Calgary Flames with 2 goals and 2 assists.  Kurylo now has 25 points in 22 games for the Flames.  The Flames held a 33-21 shots advantage over their cross town rivals.

Leduc Allen's Transport 8 - Camrose Vikings 4
In Leduc, it was the home town squad doubling up on the still winless 0-23-3 Camrose Vikings 8-4.    Leduc is now 11-9-4 and sit 2nd in the Charger North Division.  Leading the way for Leduc was Noah Gregor once again with 2 goals and 1 assist.  Gregor leads Leduc in scoring this season with 30-18-48 in 21 games.  Only one other Leduc playing has more than 10 goals this season.  Leduc top scoring defenseman Dalton Hamaliuk picked up 3 assists and now has 21 points.   For Camrose, Bryn Ziegmann picked up a pair of goals, giving him 6 this season.  Defenceman Jared Freadrich continues to lead Camrose in scoring with 24 points in 24 games.  Leduc out-shot Camrose 60-24!

Southeast Hockey Hounds 2 - Lethbridge Golden Hawks 1
In Medicine Hat, it was Tyler Keen scoring both goals in leading Southeast to the win.  Keen has 9 goals this season now.  The Hockey Hounds continue to lead the Ram South, as they have for the most part this season in moving to 15-9-2 and are 2nd in the 10 team South in goals scored with 141.  For Lethbridge, it was Ty Abbott scoring his 3rd of the season.  Lethbridge held a 30-27 shots advantage as Lukacs for Lethbridge and Pickles for the Hockey Hounds were both strong.

Calgary Northstar Sabres 5 - Calgary Royals 4 
In Calgary, it was another cross town rival game as the Sabres get a late 3rd period goal from Tyler McCarry and with the win improve to 20-5-1.  The Royals drop to 16-9-1 with the loss.  Leading the way for the Northstar Sabres was Eric Lemire with 2 goals, giving him 9 on the season.  Parker Aucoin scored once again for the 8th straight game.  Aucoin has a league leading 50 goals this season.  For the Royals, it was Sean Montgomery and Lucas Fraulin each with 2 points.  Montgomery leads the team with 20-18-38.  The Royals out-shot the Northstar Sabres 48-41.

Edmonton SSAC 8 - Sherwood Park Flyers 4
In Edmonton, it was the SSAC Southgate Lions remaining undefeated this season in moving to 24-0-2 with the 8-4 win.  The Flyers drop to 13-7-6 with the loss.  Leading the way for SSAC was Tyler Benson with 3-2-5, giving him 46-75-121 this season.  Benson needs just 11 points in his final 7 games to break Ty Rattie's scoring record of 131 points.  '99 born Josh Paterson continues his fine rookie campaign with 2 goals, giving him 26-36-62 and is 2nd in team scoring now.  Nolan Yaremko, the other player on the line had 5 points.  For Sherwood Park, it was Sam Steel pacing the attack with 2 goals and 1 assist.  Steel is 2nd in league scoring with 40-39-79 in 24 games and is on track for well over 100 points.  SSAC held a 39-30 shot advantage.

Saskatchewan - SBAAHL
Friday Action
Regina Pat Blues 5 - Balgonie Prairie Storm 2
In Balgonie, it was the Regina Pat Blues improving to 14-3-1 and dropping Balgonie to 8-9-0 with a 5-2 win.  Leading the way for Regina was Chaeston Sare and Jake Heerspink with 1-1-2 each.  Sare now has 15-19-34 in 19 games.  Tyson Manz and Jared Dmytriw scored for Balgonie.

Northeast Wolfpack 3 - Regina Monarchs 1
In Regina, it was the Wolfpack defeating the Monarchs 3-1 on goals from 3 different players.  Justin Cay led the way for the Wolfpack with 2 points, giving him 9 points this season.  Mason Mullaney scored his 15th of the season for Regina.  Northeast was 2/14 on the powerplay in a penalty filled contest.

West Central Wheat Kings 6 - Prince Albert VH Raiders 1
In Prince Albert, it was the first of two weekend match-ups between the two teams and it was all West Central in a 6-1 win.  The Wheat Kings improved to 17-3-2 after the Friday win.  Tylo Anderson led the way for West Central with 2 goals and 1 assist.  Anderson now has 10-9-19 in 12 games.  Ryder Kissick scored twice and now has 18 goals in 22 games.  Mikail Tait scored his 9th of the season for Prince Albert.  Shots were 23-22 in favor of Prince Albert.

Saturday Action
West Central Wheat Kings 9 - Prince Albert VH Raiders 1
In Prince Albert, it was the Wheat Kings once again all over Prince Albert, this time 9-1.  The Wheat Kings are a league best 18-3-2 and are hosting the Western Canada Bantam Championships.  Tylo Anderson once again had 2 goals and 1 assist while Brandon Buziak scored 3 times, giving him 14-17-31 in 23 games.  Kolby Johnson scored 2 times, giving him 16 goals.  Big Chase Woods had the lone goal for Prince Albert, his 6th of the season.  It was a penalty filled contest with 22 total pp's.  West Central was 3/13 on the PP and held a 37-27 shots edge.

Notre Dame AA Hounds 2 - Regina Monarchs 2
In Regina, it was the Hounds battling the Monarchs to a 2-2 tie.  The Hounds are now 3-14-6 while Regina is at 9-9-3.  Hicks and Mullaney scored for Regina while it was Gook and Laporte for Notre Dame.

Sask Valley Vipers 11 - Humboldt Broncos 0
In Humboldt, it was Sask Valley all over the last place Broncos by a score of 11-0.  The Broncos are 1-15-2 and the win moved Sask Valley to 9-8-3.  Several  Vipers had huge games with Daven Smith, Colby Haugen, Brady Macpherson and Clayton Mckenzie all with 4 or 5 point games.  Sask Valley held a 46-21 shots advantage.

Regina Pat Blues 10 - Moose Jaw Warriors 0
In Regina, it was the south leading Pat Blues all over the 4-13-1 Warriors 10-0.  Leading the way for the Pat Blues was team scoring leader Riley Woods with 3-3-6.  Woods now has 18-26-44 in 19 games and sits 2nd in league scoring behind Caleb Griffin and his 46 points.  Turner Ripplinger, Jake Heerspink and Donovan Beatty all had 3 point efforts.  The Pat Blues with the win are 15-3-1 and have a 9 point lead for the division lead.

North East Wolfpack 7 - Regina Silver Foxes 2
In Regina, it was the Wolfpack improving to 14-3-2 after a 7-2 win.  The Silver Foxes sit 3rd in the South at 8-5-5.  Leading the way for the Wolfpack was Jusin Cay once again with 3 points while Bret Stobbs picked up 5 assists.  Stobbs now has 26 points in 20 games.  Both Caleb Somers and Cole Jones had 2 goals in the win.  For Regina, it was Hunter Mcdonald and Mostyn Findlay scoring.  '99 born Hunter Arps was once again very strong in the North East goal.

Sunday Action
Yorkton UCT Terriers 9 - Prince Albert VH Raiders 0
In Prince Albert, it was the 3rd consecutive lopsided loss for the Raiders, this time 9-0 to Yorkton. Leading the way for the Terriers was Brennan Watson with 2 goals, giving him 14 this season.  7 different  Yorkton players had multiple point games which included '99 born talents; Stratechuk, who played defence in the game as well as Mack Welke and Logan Foster.  The Terriers are now 7-7-4.  Yorkton held a 44-35 shots advantage and Braidon Berezowski stopped all 35 shots he faced for the shut-out.

North East Wolfpack 6 - Notre Dame AA Hounds 1
In Wilcox, it was the Wolfpack improving to 15-3-2 and sit just 6 points back of division leading West Central with 3 games in hand.  Pacing the attack for North East was Cole Jones with 2 goals, giving him 11-10-21 in 21 games.  '99 born Kris Bzdel had 2 points and is nearing a point per game on the season.  Wyatt Baylis had the lone Notre Dame marker who were out-shot 39-10.

Swift Current Kabos Raiders 8 - Estevan Bruins 1
In Estevan, it was the south divisions 2nd place Raiders moving to 9-6-4 after an easy 9-1 win over the 7-9-2 Estevan Bruins.  For Swift Current, it was Tristan Carey scoing 3 goals, giving him 10-11-21 this season.  Kole Lind picked up 4 points in the contest and now has 18 points in 12 games. Joshua Skjonsby scored his 3rd of the season for Estevan.

Sask Valley Vipers 7 - Battlefords Barons 4
In Warman, it was Sask Valley moving to 10-8-3 while dropping the Barons to 7-8-3 after a 7-4 Vipers victory.  The Vipers who out-shot Battlefords 42-15 got 2 goals each from Carson Allbrecht and Brady MacPherson.  MacPherson has 11 goals and 24 points in 21 games now.  Haugen, Smith and Mckenzie were all once again strong with multiple point games.  Matthew Flath took the loss in goal while Joel Gryzbowski got the win.

British Columbia Results - PCAHA/OMAHA/VIAHA
Friday Action
NSWC Winterhawks 11 - Richmond 0
South Delta 3 - Semiahmoo 1
Campbell River 5 - Nanaimo 4
Victoria 4 - Juan De Fuca 3

Saturday Action
NSWC Winterhawks 7 - Semiahmoo 0
BWC Bruins 3 - Abbotsford 0
Kamloops 4 - Prince George 3
Cowichan Valley 5 - Juan De Fuca 2

Sunday Action
Vancouver Thunderbirds 5 - Coquitlam 0
Kamloops 7 - Prince George 0


Anonymous said...

Edmonton SSAC 8 - Sherwood Park Flyers 4

I guess I am the only seeing this.
One goalie with a .794 for one team and a .866 for the other. For two teams in the top 15 this is not good at all. 12 goals total on 69 shots for both teams. maybe lots of penalties ??????

Anonymous said...

T Birds bounce back with a solid win over Coquitlam, to all the doubters top 3.

Anonymous said...


Here we go again. Please don't put your team in the situation again where you boast about a win. Great you are in 3rd. We are all impressed. Let others talk about your success, be humble. For the sake of the players do this.

Anonymous said...

T-birds climb high to a .500 record (5-5) and quell all doubt - they are......a mediocre team. Way to go T-birds!

Anonymous said...

Not 3rd in the league ... T-Birds should be ranked 3rd in Western Canada. Here we come BWC!!

Anonymous said...

The two Winter Club teams are in a class by themselves. But after that there isn't all that much difference between most of the teams in Flight 1 and Flight 2.
For example, the T-Birds currently sit 3rd in Flight 1, but have LOST to Langley's A2 team, and have LOST to Seafair, and have LOST to Ridge Meadows ... all of which are Flight 2 teams.
Another example is South Delta, who just moved up from Flight 2. They just beat Semi 3-1, and Semi has the third most wins in Flight 1.
These results should put to rest the myth that some big gap exists between non-winter-club teams in Flight 1 and the teams in Flight 2.

Anonymous said...

i think there are several PCAHA players that have legit stats that will also beat the scoring record.

but, none the less, in BC we dont really care because our competition and opponents are more balanced, we focus on wins and not how many goals you get in 15-20 nothing scores

this year NSWC may have a 99 that will beat that recordif he continues his strong play

BC dont keep the stats of their kids from Atom on because it really does not make a big deal, kids come and go,

we also dont plug the kids on the multi media like YouTube and other Web type Internet streams like Twitter.

just saying,

but if thats what makes you happy and your child a better person, fill your boots

Anonymous said...

12:44 Congrats! you are a 6-5-3 team just a bit above average. Dont get over yourself.

Anonymous said...

K that last comment was not representation of the tbirds. Its just someone hiding under the name anonymous, and commenting something stupid as if they were part of the team.

Anonymous said...

2 big upset losses for JDF...but a huge win sunday puts em in 1st with a 3 point lead. Impressive bantam hockey all through every league this year.

Anonymous said...

I guarantee that all these cocky comments towards the tbirds are not parents OR players!

Anonymous said...

Hey is it true that the game BWC vs Abbotsford was only 38 minutes long? How does that happen? Might explain the 3-0 result though. Most teams play at least 50 minute games in PCAHA 15-15-20 and some even have enough ice for the 20-20-20.

Anonymous said...

Semiahmoo has really hit a slide. They start the year 6-1-1 and since then have gone 1-6-0 to stand at .500 7-7-1. What's disturbing is their recent loss to South Delta 3-1. No offense to South Delta but their goaltending is small and average and their defense is good for flight 2, but not nearly enough for flight 1. So, to only score 1 goal against that team is a concern to say the least. What is going on in Semiahmoo?

Anonymous said...

Interesting how the update on the Bisons tie with the Flames is that the Bisons are increasing their lead over the division, when in fact the story is that the Flames, who are in 4th ties one of the top teams in the AMBHL. The game in fact was dominated by the Flames when you look at the shots.

Anonymous said...

Lets hit this on the head for the last time. TEAMS IN BC DO NOT KEEP OFFICIAL STATS. All the stats recorded here from BC players are created by the players themselves, parents and coaches with an interest to promote a few. That is why lots of people get upset when they see that player A scored 6pts when they were there and he didn't. Time for BC to post score sheets or this site to stop giving out BC stats.

Anonymous said...

At 8:26 am

The BWC vs Abbotsford game was a full game with 3-20 minute stop time periods. BWC scored 2 pp goals one being a 5 on 3, and 1 shorthanded goal.

Anonymous said...

January 15, 2013 at 8:48 AM

Posting the game sheets in BC won't change a thing. They are filled in by parents. And we all know what that mens. Sometimes this situation is laughable.

Anonymous said...

I recall a post back in the summer hyping Semiahmoo and the fact this group of players was finally going to get some good coaching (IE. non-parent). Based on this year's record, Semi players play better with a parent coach behind the bench...perhaps issues with coach/shortened bench etc.

Anonymous said...

January 15, 2013 at 8:48 AM

Great theory but our coach demands access to scoresheets before they're submitted and alters goals and assists of his son, manager's son and the assistant coaches son.

Unfortunately it was laughable at first because we simply assumed the scouts were astute enough to come to the realization that the points didn't reflect play on the ice. But it worked, guess who the scouts are talking to? The most selfish player on the team is leading in both goals and assists while the player consistently feeding him the puck without the same in return has half the assists.

So in short…I wish I could stick with my earlier assertion that stats mean absolutely nothing and REAL SCOUTS will find the TRUE talents but there's much more coercion here then we'd like to admit. Who do they talk to when enquiring about a player? Coaches & managers!

As much as I'd like to think scouts are providing a thankless service and in it to help the gems make it to the next level I quickly seeing the interconnected web "you scratch my back and I'll scratch yours!"

Anonymous said...

First of all scouts don't give a crap about the scoresheet. They are there making their notes from game play. And if a player is making things happen they will notice him. Having said that, there is something to be said for a kid that finishes his opportunities. Semiahmoo has fallen off the rails. Most of the Bantam AAA teams have non-parent coaches and guess what most of them shorten their benches. Just the way life is in Bantam AAA. I don't know any coach that doesn't put players on the ice that can help him win the game.

Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...
Semiahmoo has really hit a slide. They start the year 6-1-1 and since then have gone 1-6-0 to stand at .500 7-7-1. What's disturbing is their recent loss to South Delta 3-1. No offense to South Delta but their goaltending is small and average and their defense is good for flight 2, but not nearly enough for flight 1. So, to only score 1 goal against that team is a concern to say the least. What is going on in Semiahmoo?

January 15, 2013 at 8:29 AM
Semi also tied South Delta twice in exhibition in the early season. I have never thought them the powerhouse you may do. They have 1 good goalie, an average defence and no forwards that really stand out. Their team is quite tall and appear to have not to many holes.I have never ranked Regush very high if at all, seems quite ordinary to me. Regardless of parental hype So I'm not too surprised they are falling.

Anonymous said...

Who do they talk to when enquiring about a player? Coaches & managers!

This is why the parents should not hold these positions in Bantam. Its very simple. As a scout I've been given names of players that are just stupid suggestions. Usually from Mom or Dad the team manager.

Anonymous said...

Would like to comment on the crause hat trick. How do you credit the second goal to #9 when he wasn't even on the ice. Do we blame the referee's or scorekeepers when this happens to the players.

Anonymous said...

Great question 4:25
I was at a game recently where the timekeeper announced the goal and assist, and on 3 goals he had the # and name of a player that wasn't even on the ice. Neither coach or timekeeper was parent for either team. Whose incompetence/error was that? As parents we all sat there and laughed because we knew it was announced wrong

Anonymous said...

Just wondering if you are going to be commenting on the games played in Saskatchewan this week (Jan 14 - 19), for the longest time there was nothing posted about the Regina Monarchs, then a few posted came, and now again nothing.
They are playing very well and there should be comments on their team and the talent that is there. Its not all about Alberta and BC.

Anonymous said...

January 16, 2013 at 2:34 PM
Agree 100%.
Nothing to get excited about on Semi. They definitely have a better 3rd line than SD and should win but that's it. No stand outs.