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Summer Slo-Puck: A League Game 4 Summaries 7-29-08

Game 1 Summary: Black Widows vs. Danny Boys
Going into this matchup, there was some tension left over from the two teams’ previous contest. Both teams desperately needed points in the standings, and both teams came to play. The game started with Black Widows leading the first period 2-1. The second period had more action though, seeing a total of six goals scored between the teams in the period. Kevin Rawlik of Danny Boys managed to pick up another hat trick on the season, scoring his third of five mid-way through the second. The third period was thrilling; Danny Boys scored the game tying goal with 7:40 left in the game. This one ended in a 6-6 tie.

Three Stars:
1. Kevin Rawlik (F; Danny Boys; 5G)
2. Mike Smith (F; Black Widows; 3G)
3. Aaron Kinney (F; Black Widows; 2G)

Game 2 Summary: Brett vs. T Rhyme
This game featured an exciting matchup between the top two teams in the league, Brett and T Rhyme. Both teams have a tendency to score at any moment, while also having stellar defensive play. The scoring started quickly with Trey Rishel of T Rhyme tallying two goals in the first; T Rhyme led the period 4-1. After taking a commanding lead in the first, T Rhyme’s momentum switched over to the other bench; team Brett scoring seven unanswered goals between the second and third periods. In the end, Andy Reuhl whom collected a hat trick in the game and team Brett handed T Rhyme their first loss of the season; 9-6.

Three Stars:
1. Bret Heringhaus (F; Brett; 2G 2A)
2. Andy Reuhl (F; Brett; 3G)
3. Trey Rishel (F; T Rhyme; 2G)

Summer Slo-Puck: B League Game 5 Summaries 7-28-08

Game 1 Summary: Fremont Ross vs. Habs
Going into the game, the Habs were heavy underdogs. Sometimes, the underdogs will win though, so would this be the first win of the Habs’ season? It took a while, but the scoring eventually began with Mike Smith of Fremont Ross putting up the first tally. Not long after, Ethan Binger of the Habs matched the opening goal. The first ended 2-1 in favor of Fremont Ross, and the second period was all defense until the last two minutes when each team netted one. Going into the third, the score was 3-2 and the Habs were hungry for their first W. With 6:27 left in the game, John Powers of the Habs tied the game up. The game ended in exciting fashion with Jeremy Smart of the Habs stopping seven shots in the last ten minutes to hold onto the tie; 3-3.

Three Stars:
1. Mike Smith (F; Fremont Ross; 2G)
2. Jeremy Smart (G; Habs; 24/27 saves, 89% sv. pct.)
3. Ethan Binger (F; Habs; 1G 1A)

Game 2: Ice Hogs vs. Fremont Alumni
In a game where one team had a full bench and the other only had three subs, it turned out to be surprisingly close. The first ended with a 1-1 tie, each team netting a goal within the first ten minutes of the game. The second period was a defensive warfare, with only one goal being scored by Ryan Pickut of Fremont Ross. At the end of the second, Fremont Alumni was in the lead 2-1, but facing a great third period team. The first fifteen minutes of the third period was unreal, each goalie stopping all shots and the puck going back and fourth, up and down the ice. However, leave it up to the Ice Hogs to spoil Fremont Alumni’s great momentum. The Ice Hogs scored three unanswered goals in the last five minutes of the game, coming back from a 2-1 deficit to win the game 4-2.

Three Stars:
1. Ryan Pickut (F; Fremont Alumni; 1G 1A)
2. Jay Bechstein (F; Ice Hogs; 2A)
3. Kyle Miklas (G; Ice Hogs; 22/24 saves, 92% sv. pct.)

Summer Slo-Puck: B League Game 4 Summaries 7-23-08

Game 1 : Fremont Alumni vs. Habs
In a game where both teams brought short benches, we saw Fremont Alumni take a quick lead and never looking back. Scoring started with Chad Channing tallying his first of five goals for Fremont Alumni. Ryan Pickut scored Alumni’s four other goals while the Hab’s only managed to post two on the score board. Fremont Alumni wins in a 9-2 lop-sided game.

Three Stars:
1. Chad Channing (F; Fremont Alumni; 5G 1A)
2. Ryan Pickut (F; Fremont Alumni; 4G 4A)
3. Chris Wobser (G; Fremont Alumni; 22/24 saves, 91.6% sv. pct.)

Game 2 : Ice Hogs vs. Fremont Ross
In a highly anticipated game between two of the top teams in the B League, we saw a surprising finish compared to the first meeting between the two teams. The game stayed neck-and-neck through the first two periods, until the third when the Ice Hogs tallied their first of six goals in the third period. Ross could not keep up with the numbers put up by the Ice Hogs, and the final went down 9-5. With the win, the Ice Hogs sit atop the standings in the B League

Three Stars:
1. Jay Bechstein (F; Ice Hogs; 3G 2A)
2. John Rich (F; Ice Hogs; 2G 1A)
3. Trevor Langel (F; Fremont Ross; 2G 1A)

Summer Slo-Puck: A League Game 3 Summaries 7-22-08

Game 1 Summary: Black Widows vs. T-Rhyme

At first, this game seemed to be an even matchup between two solid teams. Joe Harris of T-Rhyme opened up the scoring only 2:57 into the first period, but was later matched by Andrew Hess of Black Widows. The first ended 2-1, in favor of T-Rhyme; yet this period would not forecast the rest of the game. T-Rhyme scored quickly, 33 seconds into the second period, making a point that they deserve the top spot in the league. The Black Widows were not disrupted by the quick goal, and managed to tie the game up with two consecutive goals in the second. At one point, the game was tied at three apiece. However, the final tally of 9-4 tells the story of third period full of goals. T-Rhyme scored four times, securing their victory in the third period.

Three Stars:
1. Brett Stram (F; T-Rhyme; 2G 1A)
2. Eric Blasiman (F; T-Rhyme; 1G 2A)
3. Brady Frederick (F; T-Rhyme; 1G 2A)

Game 2 Summary: Team Brett vs. Danny Boys

This game featured a battle between the young and skilled Team Brett, and the older and experienced Danny Boys. The two teams were tied in the standings before the game, so a close one was expected, and the two teams delivered. The game began with each team scoring twice in the first, back and fourth. The second period went to Team Brett, scoring four goals and forward Andy Reuhl collecting a hat trick. Instead of bringing the Danny Boys down, this large lead acted more as a spark of motivation, driving Danny Boys on a monumental comeback attempt. Danny Boys pulled four goals together in the third period, all by different players showing their ability to work together, yet the four goals were not enough. Team Brett won the intense battle 8-7.

Three Stars:
1. Kevin Rawlik (F; Danny Boys; 3G 3A)
2. Andy Reuhl (F; Team Brett; 3G 1A)
3. Brett Heringhaus (F; Team Brett; 2G 1A)

Summer Slo-Puck: B League Game 3 Summaries 7-21-08

Game 1 Summary: Fremont Alumni vs. Fremont Ross

The game had a quick start with Trevor Langel of Fremont Ross scoring 1:30 into the game. Fremont Alumni came to play though, scoring four straight to end the first period. While Alumni put on a scoring clinic in the first, Fremont Ross matched their four goal streak in the second. The third period was all about goaltending though, each goalie stopping seven of eight shots. While Ross showed signs of a great comeback, pulling within one with 5:58 remaining in the third, it was too little too late. Fremont Alumni won the Fremont rivalry, 7-6.

Three Stars:
1. Ryan Pickut (F; Fremont Alumni; 1G 4A)
2. Chad Channing (F; Fremont Alumni; 2G 2A)
3. Mike Smith (F; Fremont Ross; 3G 1A)

Game 2 Summary: Ice Hogs vs. Habs

Back and fourth scoring in the first period gave the impression of a close game, the first period ending 3-2 Ice Hogs. In the second the goals began to pour in with the Ice Hogs tallying six while the Habs managed to post two. The Habs kept it close in the third, but it was not enough to overcome the first two periods, the game ending with the Ice Hogs on top 11-5.

Three Stars:
1. Jay Bechstein (F; Ice Hogs; 3G 1A)
2. John Rich (F; Ice Hogs; 3G 1A)
3. Alex Binger (F; Habs; 2G 1A)