Sunday Wrap-Up: Bozeman blanks Helena on Sunday
January 12, 2015
Southern Tier 5 @ Metro 11 - Behind two goals and two assists from Kyle Shreve and one goal and two assists from David Chavis, the Metro Jets downed the Southern Tier Xpress 11-5. Shreve scored the first of his two goals at 16:48 into the second period to make the score 6-3 Metro. Chavis assisted on the tally. Shreve's next tally made the score 10-4 Metro with 8:07 left in the third period. Alex Holm picked up the assist. Chavis scored on the power play 6:54 into the first period to make the score 1-1. The Jets forced Xpress' netminders to work without much rest, firing 35 shots and forcing 24 saves. Cody Gibson made 12 stops and Tyler Geloneck made 12. Metro additionally got points from Chavis, who also had one goal and two assists, Holm, who also grabbed one goal and one assist, Vance, who also finished with one goal and one assist, and Matt Dempsey, who also registered one goal and one assist. Others who scored for Metro included Tyler Layle, who had two and Cooper McLean, Andrew Sawyer, and TJ Krajewski, who scored one goal each. In addition, Metro received assists from Zach Koonce, who had two, Devin Kelly, who had three, and Jacob Drinkard, Jake Sealy, Jacob Rutkoske, and Spencer Graham, who contributed one each. Southern Tier was led by Luke Sunde, who tallied two goals and two assists. Sunde scored the first of his two goals at 27 seconds into the first period to make the score 1-0 Southern Tier. Mark Sunde picked up the assist. Sunde's next tally made the score 10-5 Metro with 7:10 left in the third period. The Xpress had gotten the advantage when Metro's Holm was sent off for unsportsmanlike conduct. Tobias Gabrielsen assisted on the tally. Southern Tier also got points from Brandon Desrosiers, who also grabbed one goal and two assists and Sunde, who also had one goal and one assist. Southern Tier also got a goal from Elijah Williams as well. More assists for Southern Tier came via Tim Weisgerber, Cody Maulsby, and Brian Grant, who each chipped in one.
St. Louis 3 @ West Michigan 7 – The West Michigan Wolves had a three-goal lead after two periods and cruised the rest of the way en route to a 7-3 win over the St. Louis Jr. Blues. Josh Somers had two goals to lead West Michigan to victory. Somers scored at 9:43 into the first period to make the score 2-0 West Michigan and again while 1:31 into the second to make the score 4-0 West Michigan. West Michigan also got points from Michael Tratar, who also racked up two goals and one assist to lead the team in points, Dakota Ulmer, who also finished with one goal and one assist, and Sean Smalley, who also registered one goal and one assist. West Michigan also got a goal from Benjamin Sera as well. In addition, West Michigan received assists from Zack Lloyd, Corey Siwula, Brandon Mezuk, and Devin Farkas, who each chipped in one and Austin Buchholz, Taylor Burdorf, and Kyle Keeder, who contributed two each. St. Louis was led by Andrew McGlynn, who tallied two goals. McGlynn scored the first of his two goals on the power play at 6:00 into the second period to make the score 4-1 West Michigan. The Jr. Blues earned a power play opportunity when Siwula was put in the box for slashing. Alex Klaesner assisted on the tally. McGlynn's next tally on the power play made the score 4-2 West Michigan with 13:01 left in the second period. Andrew Bond provided the assist. Adam Havener also scored for St. Louis. Other players who recorded assists for St. Louis were Brian Schumacher and Sam Maddox, who each chipped in one. The Wolves' Chase Stanford stopped 21 shots out of the 24 that he faced.
Pittsburgh 3 @ Pittsburgh 2 (SO) - Three periods of regulation and an overtime session were not enough to settle matters as the Pittsburgh Vengeance defeated the Cleveland Jr. Lumberjacks in a shootout 3-2 (4-2 SO). The shootout featured nine attempts between both teams. Cleveland got shootout goals from Tyler Houmard and Tyler Dalton. In addition to the clincher, Pittsburgh got shootout goals from Nils Markgren, Tyler Speis, and Cody Black. The Vengeance came back from a one-goal deficit to capture the victory. Pittsburgh fell behind 2-1 after a goal by the Jr. Lumberjacks' Houmard at 9:07 in the third period. The Vengeance knotted things up at 2-2 on a goal by Markgren at 12:27 in the third period. Pittsburgh also got points from Bryan Hovanec, who also racked up one goal and one assist. More assists for Pittsburgh came via Black and Gavin Cummings, who each chipped in one. The Jr. Lumberjacks were helped by John Barlow, who grabbed one goal. Barlow scored 31 seconds into the second period to make the score 1-0 Cleveland. Dalton assisted on the tally. In addition, Cleveland received assists from Avery Huibregtse, Aaron Schmitt, and Buddy Rose, who contributed one each. Baker recorded 38 saves for the Vengeance. Cleveland's Sam Pikus stopped 34 shots out of the 36 that he faced.
Point Mallard 7 @ Texas 4 - Behind a great game by Brad Reitter, who had one goal and three assists, the Point Mallard Ducks defeated the Texas Jr. Brahmas, 7-4. Reitter beat Tristan Canter with a shot 14:37 into the second period on the power play to make the score 5-4 Point Mallard. Point Mallard earned a power play opportunity when Kurt Thiele was put in the box for checking from behind. Grant Dukus picked up the assist. Reitter dished an assist on Justin Dunn's goal that made the score 1-1 at 9:11 into the first period. He then added assists on Justin Provencher's goal at 3:18 into the third and on Dukus' goal at 19:30 into the third. Point Mallard also got points from Dukus, who also registered one goal and two assists. Others who scored for Point Mallard included Jake Cox and Justin Clark, who each put in one. More assists for Point Mallard came via Noah Gilreath, who had four and Jake Champaign, Stephen Coulter, Davis VanGemerden, Chris Corgan, and Matt Goodman, who each chipped in one. Texas was helped by Paolo DiGenova, who tallied two goals. DiGenova scored the first of his two goals at 1:30 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Texas. Anthony Koslow assisted on the tally. DiGenova's next tally made the score 4-3 Texas with 10:59 left in the second period. Koslow picked up the assist. Texas additionally got points from Koslow, who also racked up one goal and two assists to lead the team in points. Texas also got a goal from Dixon Whitehead as well. Other players who recorded assists for Texas were Jon Grimm, Brock Brown, Mykyta Sheptytsky, and Ryan Dunner, who contributed one each. David Volkmann recorded 13 saves for the Ducks.
Bozeman 1 @ Helena 0 - Denijs Romanovskis was superb between the pipes for the Bozeman Icedogs, as he did not allow a goal in a 1-0 victory over the Helena Bighorns. Gunnar Mogck's game-winning tally was the game's only goal. It came at 15:52 in the second period. Bozeman had gotten the advantage when Helena's Blake Babineau was sent off for tripping. Jake Nicks picked up the assist. The Icedogs were led by Mogck, who finished with one goal. Bozeman stifled the Bighorns' power play, and did not give up a single goal while down a man. Helena's offense operated below its season average. The Bighorns average 4.3 goals per game. Helena kept the Icedogs' goalie busy throughout the game, and Romanovskis made 48 saves on 48 shots. Bozeman incurred six minutes in penalty time with three minors. The Bighorns' Grant Martens stopped 25 shots out of the 26 that he faced.
Glacier 1 @ Great Falls 2 - The Great Falls Americans survived a determined comeback attempt by Glacier on the way to a 2-1 win. Great Falls made the score 2-0 on a goal by Zack Mese at 6:35 in the second period, and Glacier got as close as 2-1 when Wyatt Fretheim scored 14:32 into the third period. The Americans were led by Mese, who grabbed one goal. Glacier was unable to stop Great Falls from sending pucks towards the net, and the Americans eventually piled up 56 shots on goal. Great Falls also got points from Malachi Bushey, who also registered one goal and one assist. More assists for Great Falls came via Dylan Garton, who had one. In addition, Glacier received assists from Dustin Foran and Tyler McMahon, who each chipped in one. Great Falls' Lauren Massie stopped 16 shots out of the 17 that he faced. The Americans incurred four minutes in penalty time with two minors. Ryan Lund rejected 54 shots on goal for Glacier. Glacier incurred 14 minutes in penalty time with two minors.