It was an action-packed weekend in the Hockey Super League with 68 games scheduled across all divisions, including 13 games in the U17 Prep Division. Here’s a rundown of the weekend that was…
SAINTS PRO HOCKEY ACADEMY (3-0-0)
It was a strong weekend for the Saints Pro Hockey Academy, going undefeated in three games this past weekend. In their first game, the Saints cruised to a 9-1 win over the Sharpshooter Hockey Academy with Joshua Polak leading the offensive attack with five points (2-3-5). Brae Nowoczin (2-1-3) and Evan Heimer (1-2-3) each added three points in the win.
The offense continued to flow for the Saints as they handed the Pacific Canadians a 6-2 defeat, with Polak once again carrying the hot stick with a pair of goals and a three-point game. Sam Lee scored twice, and Ty Radke made 25 saves to improve the Saints to 2-0 on the weekend.
In their final game of the weekend, Hunter Harringa (2-1-3) and Justus Cutler (1-1-2) carried the Saints offensively while Grant Rain was solid in net, earning the shutout in a 3-0 win over the Vancouver Sharks.
CALGARY CRUSADERS (2-0-0)
A two-game series with the AMP Hockey Academy was on the schedule for the Calgary Crusaders this past weekend, with the Crusaders earning two convincing victories.
In game one the Crusaders used a balanced offensive attack enroute to a 9-1 victory. AMP had a hard time shutting down the Crusaders forwards as Samuel Giangualano’s hat-trick (3-1-4) was all that was needed while Carson Wright had a strong game adding two goals and an assist. Isaac Hallan stopped 19 of 20 shots faced for the win.
The offense continued in the second game with several Crusaders hitting the scoresheet. Serres Sadler’s hat-trick and Wright’s four points (1-3-4) helped pace the Cru to victory. Evan Dean had a strong game adding three points of his own (1-2-3).
VANCOUVER SHARKS (2-1-1)
A busy weekend saw the Sharks play four games, earning two wins along with one loss and a tie.
Game one saw the Sharks battle with the Eagles Hockey Academy, with the game ending in a 3-3 tie. Hunter Kloh’s two points (1-1-2) and Nathan Voyer’s 27 saves helped salvage a tie for the Sharks.
An offensive outburst in game two saw the Sharks easily handle the Red Wings Hockey Academy 6-2. Atley Chachula’s hat-trick (3-1-4) was all the Sharks needed to down the Red Wings. Nicholas Jackson also tallied a pair of goals in the win.
After a tough 3-0 loss to the Saints Pro Hockey Academy, the Sharks wrapped up their weekend with a 9-2 win over the Fraser Valley Aces.
In their fourth and final game of the weekend the Sharks offence exploded for nine goals enroute to a 9-2 win over the Fraser Valley Aces. Michael Maxey (3-0-3) and Malyk Awada (3-2-5) each recorded hat-tricks with Anthony Hutton adding four points (1-3-4) in the victory.
EAGLES HOCKEY ACADEMY (1-1-1)
The weekend gradually improved for the Eagles Hockey Academy, as they left British Columbia with a win and a tie after opening the weekend with a loss.
In their first game, the Eagles dropped a 4-2 decision to the Fraser Valley Aces. Logan Rody had a pair of assists while Bradyn Hewko stopped 27 shots in a losing cause.
Talin McLeod’s two goals (2-1-3) and Jedd Stybel’s 34 saves helped the Eagles earn a hard fought 3-3- tie with the Vancouver Sharks in their second game of the weekend. Austin Cooper also added two assists for the Eagles.
Their third game of the weekend saw the Eagles fill the net with a convincing 7-0 win over the Pacific Canadians. Marcus Cyr had a hat-trick while Berkley Gross had two helpers sending the Eagles home with a win to wrap up their weekend.
FRASER VALLEY ACES (1-2-0)
The Aces opened their weekend with a 4-2 win over the Eagles Hockey Academy. Jayden Brendt and Cameron Preston each had a goal and an assist pacing the Aces, while Kaleb Greer-Evans was stellar in between the pipes, stopping 45 Eagles shots for the win.
Despite 36 saves from goaltender Tyson Sponchia, game two didn’t go as well for the Aces, dropping a 4-1 decision to the Red Wings Hockey Academy.
In their third and final game of the weekend, the Aces were handed a 9-2 defeat at the hands of the Vancouver Sharks. Skyler Duncan tallied both Aces goals.
PACIFIC CANADIANS (1-2-0)
It was a tough start for the Pacific Canadians this past weekend as they got off to an 0-2 start before finishing their weekend on a winning note.
The Saints Pro Hockey Academy jumped on the Canadians early and often and won the game 6-2. Emmitt Guest and Agam Rawan both scored for the Canadians while goaltender Declan Lawlor was busy, making 49 saves in a losing effort.
It didn’t get much easier for the Canadians in game two, as a hungry Eagles Hockey Academy team pounced on the Canadians and handed them a 7-0 loss.
Like good teams do, the Canadians rebounded after a tough loss and finished their weekend with a 4-2 win over the Sharpshooter Academy. Lucas Perez and Rawan each had a goal and an assist, while Oliver Christiansen and Bruce Grey each contributed two assists.
RED WINGS HOCKEY ACADEMY (1-2-0)
After a couple tough losses to open their weekend, the Red Wings Hockey Academy was able to hit the win column before heading back to Alberta.
In their first game of the weekend, Thayer Bunbury and Jordan Gagnon each scored for the Red Wings, however they fell short to a powerful Vancouver Sharks team 6-2.
Game two saw the Red Wings up against a strong Sharpshooter Hockey Academy team. Carter Hogman scored the Red Wings lone goal and Sebastien Culham stopped 38 shots in a 4-1 loss.
The Red Wings were able to muster up some offence in their final game of the weekend and were backed by a 24 save performance from goaltender Ty Djos to finish the weekend with a 4-1 win over the Fraser Valley Aces. Hogman (1-2-3) and Almas Senic (1-2-3) both had three points for the Red Wings.
SHARPSHOOTER HOCKEY ACADEMY (1-2-0)
The weekend didn’t get off to a great start for the Sharpshooter Hockey Academy, as they faced off againts a tough Saints Pro Hockey Academy team. Nolan Foster had the lone tally for Sharpshooter in a 9-1 defeat.
The Sharpshooter Hockey Academy turned things around in game two, defeating the Red Wings Hockey Academy by a score of 4-1. James cowie led the way with a hat-trick while Carson Weel added three assists. Talon Sheck was solid in net, making 22 saves for the win.
Wrapping up their weekend on Sunday saw the Sharpshooter Hockey Academy drop a 4-2 decision to the Pacific Canadians. Aiden Leary and Kaleb Stecher scored the Sharpshooter goals.
AMP HOCKEY ACADEMY (0-2-0)
It was a tough weekend series for the AMP Hockey Academy as they faced a tough Calgary Crusaders team.
Game one saw AMP drop a 9-1 decision. Sasha Plourde tallied the lone AMP marker, while Tyler Keyes was peppered in net, facing 53 Crusader shots.
In the rematch, Amp lit the lamp five times, however, couldn’t fend off a potent Crusaders offence in an 11-5 loss. Jack McCullough, Jackson MacMaster and Plourde each had a goal and an assist for AMP. Goaltender Josh Hope was beyond busy, facing 68 Crusader shots.