Monday, March 6, 2017
Vancouver NE Chiefs vs. Valley West Hawks
Vancouver NE 2, Valley West 1
Vancouver NE 9, Valley West 4
Valley West’s Jerret Raymond opened the scoring in Game 1, but Haydn Delorme sent the game to OT with a goal with just 20 seconds remaining. The Chiefs eked out a win thanks to an OT goal from Liam Ryan. In Game 2, the Chiefs’ offense was on display, finding the back of the net nine (9) times, including five (5) consecutive power play goals. Liam Evenson (2), Jonny Sheardown (2), Delorme, Ryan, Ethan Leyh, Arshdeep Bains, and Logan Bromhead scored for Vancouver North East, while Calder Newson (2), Devon Taylor, and Tyler Ho scored for the Hawks.
Vancouver NW Giants vs. Fraser Valley Thunderbirds
Vancouver NW 5, Fraser Valley 0
Vancouver NW 3, Fraser Valley 2
Another local matchup featured the Giants and Thunderbirds, with the Giants stealing two (2) games from the T-Birds. In Game 1, the Giants found their rhythm on offense, with Hudson Schandor (2), Jack Graham, Matteo Pecchia, and Cole Moberg scoring and Jesse Makaj recording the shutout. Makaj also picked up the win in Game 2 as Dominic Davis, Logan Doust, and Liam Kindree scored. Baxter Anderson and Justin Plett scored for the T-Birds in the 3-2 loss.
North Island Silvertips vs. South Island Royals
North Island 4, South Island 2
South Island 5, North Island 3
The Silvertips and Royals finished their season series with a home-and-home, and the home team won each outing. In Game 1 in Nanaimo, the Silvertips claimed the win thanks to goals from Joshua Zary (2), Luciano Wilson, and Erik Hanus. Matthew Baird and Alexander Benger scored for the Royals. In Game 2 in Duncan, the Royals scored three (3) third period goals to get the win, with Ryan Strange (2), Joe Leakey, Michael Hoekstra, and Benger finding the back of the net. Zary, Jakob Gajda, and Keaton Mastrodonato scored for North Island.
Cariboo Cougars vs. Okanagan Rockets
The Cougars finished their strong regular season campaign with two (2) wins over the Okanagan Rockets. In Game 1, Joel Patsey (2), Jesse Pomeroy, Myles Mattila, and Mason Richey found the back of the net for Cariboo, while Max Kryski and Wyatt Head scored for Okanagan. In Game 2, Richey, Mattila, Jeremy Gervais, and Tyler Maser scored for Cariboo. Okanagan attempted to spark a comeback in the last two (2) periods with goals from Coleton Bilodeau, Rayman Bassi, and Seth Barton, but it wasn’t enough to overtake the Cougars.
Thompson Blazers vs. Kootenay Ice
Kootenay got the OT win in Game 1 thanks to goals from Christian Macasso (2), Tommy McConnachie, Mathew Cooper, and Aiden Jenner. Jett Saharchuk, Trent Thompson, and Jayden Castle scored for the Blazers. In Game 2, the teams were scoreless through the first two (2) periods before Kootenay’s Jenner broke the scoring drought. Seiji Brown answered for Thompson, but Macasso scored two (2) goals within the last six (6) minutes to seal up the win for the Ice.
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