President's Update - January 16th, 2017

Raymore Rockets pick up two wins on weekend….The Raymore Rockets defeated the Avonlea Arrows at home on Friday evening 4-2 and then defeated the Strasbourg Maroons 6-5 in a shootout on Saturday evening in Strasbourg to move to 9-5-0 and sole possession of third place one point behind the Lumsden Monarchs. On Friday evening the Rockets got two power play goals from Josh Belair and a goal from Tyrell Shulko to carry a 3-0 lead into the second period. Josh Jordan would score in the second period and Dryden Isley would score for the Arrows to make it 4-1 going to the third period. Kyle Oleniuk would get a power play goal for the Arrows and the final score was 4-2 for the Rockets. David Perkin picked up the win in net for the Rockets and Jesse Gooding was in net for the Arrows. The Rockets had seven minor penalties and the Arrows had four. Jeff Hubic from the Arrows and Cole Melrose from the Rockets were assessed fighting majors and game misconducts late in the game and were both given one game suspensions. On Saturday evening the Maroons scored first as Dylan Marcott scored the only goal of the first period. Bradyn Melrose would score on the power play in the second to tie the game for the Rockets. Mark Cross and Sean Delwo would then score for the Maroons and it was 3-1 for Strasbourg going into the third period. In the third, Tyrell Shulko and Jordan Reeve scored to tie game 3-3. Greg Ferguson would score twice to give the Maroons a 5-3 lead but Michael Jordan would score and then Josh Jordan would score with 23 seconds left in the game to send this game to overtime. Nothing was decided in overtime and in the shootout the Rockets outscored the Maroons 2-1 with Tyrell Shulko getting credit for the winner and the final was 6-5 for the Rockets. Strasbourg was assessed four minor penalties and the Raymore had four. Riley Focht-Gabriel stopped 19 shots in the Rockets net for the win and Jeremy Ellis stopped 27 in the Strasbourg net. There have been six overtime games this season and the Maroons have been in five of those games. They have won one and lost three in overtime and have lost one in a shootout.

The other game on Friday evening saw the Lumsden Monarchs defeat the Wynyard Monarchs 8-2 in Wynyard. With that win Lumsden moved to 9-4-1 and in second place a point ahead of Raymore. Kyle Johnson and Brady Aulie both scored twice for Lumsden with Johnson scoring on the power play in the second period. Denby Haysom, Austin Preete and Jared Adams also scored for Lumsden. Tyler Penny scored on the power play for Lumsden. Jordan Karakochuk and Kevin Pelletier scored for Wynyard. Matt Weninger picked up the win in net for Lumsden and Adam Jordan was in net for Wynyard. Each team had four minor penalties.

President's Update - January 9th, 2017

Provincial Draws are up....

Cupar Canucks pick up two wins on weekend….Bethune Bulldogs take care of Raymore and Lumsden…it was Mark Cross night in Wynyard…Kyle Ross continues to lead the scoring race…

The Cupar Canucks defeated the Avonlea Arrows 4-3 in Avonlea on Friday evening and then disposed of the Strasbourg Maroons 5-1 at home Saturday evening for their fourth straight victory. In Avonlea the Canucks got goals from Brayden Frank, Tyler Wilyman and a power play goal from Cody Hall and led the Arrows 3-1 after one period. In the second period Frank would score the winner on the power play midway through the period. The Arrows got a goal in each period with Brett Kealey scoring the first, Jessie Hall scoring in the second and Austin Lightfoot scoring in the third. Colby Miller picked up the win in net for the Canucks and Dean Brothen was in net for the Arrows. The Arrows had nine minor penalties, misconduct, a fighting major and a game misconduct. The Canucks had five minor penalties, a fighting major and a game misconduct. Tyler Wilyman from the Canucks and Stuart Holland from the Arrows both received one game suspension for game misconducts in the last 10 minutes of the game. On Saturday evening against the Maroons, the Canucks scored three times in the first period with Travis Orr, Elliott Hubick and Dallas Michlik coring. Brayden Frank scored in the second period and Michlik got his second of the evening in the third. Greg Ferguson scored late in the game to foil the shut out bud by Colby Miller. A skirmish in the second period sent everyone on the ice to the box. There were only six minor penalties in the game but the Canucks and Maroons would each end up with a major, a game misconduct and four misconducts from the second period encounter. Miller picks up the win in net and Jeremy Ellis was in net for the Maroons.

President's Update - December 19th, 2016

Merry Christmas!...As we head into the holiday break until January 6th, we have completed 35 games of our 63 game schedule. There are two games to be played on Tuesday with Raymore in Lumsden and Avonlea in Cupar. The Bethune Bulldogs lead the way with a perfect 10-0-0 record. On Friday evening they had their closest opportunity to lose as they defeated the Strasbourg Maroons 4-3 in overtime. The Maroons are the first team to get a point in a Bulldog game this year. On Friday evening Paul Albers scored on the power play for the Bulldogs and then Sean Delwo scored on the Maroon’s power play and it was 1-1 after one period. There was no scoring in the second period yet the Bulldogs had a commanding 35-13 advantage on the shot clock. In the third period there was no scoring until there was just under three minutes left in the game and the Maroons had a 2-1 lead after Delwo scored his second goal. One minute later Kyle Ross would score to tie the game and just 39 seconds later Jacob Ulmer would score to give the Bulldogs a 3-2 lead with just over a minute left in game. Dylan Marcott would score for the Maroons with 27 seconds left and this game ended up going to overtime where Kyle Ross would score with just over four minutes into the extra frame and the Bulldogs had their tenth win of the year, Ryan Holfeld picked up the win in net for the Bulldogs and Jeremy Ellis stopped 58 shots in the Strasbourg net. Each team had three minor penalties. The Maroons head into the break with 5-4-2 record in third place and have been involved in all three of the overtime games played this year. Also on Friday evening the Raymore Rockets defeated the Wynyard Monarchs in Wynyard 3-2. Michael Jordan and Braden Bentz scored in the first period to give the Rockets a 2-0 lead going into the second period. Kyle Kinequon would score in the second period for the Monarchs and Eric Popadynec would score early in the third period to tie the game. Travis Mohr would score for the Rockets with just under three minutes left in the game to seal the win for the Rockets. David Perkin would pick up the win in net for the Rockets and Adam Jordan was in net for the Monarchs. Wynyard had six minor penalties and Raymore had five.


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