President's Update - February 8th, 2016

Bulldogs clinch first place….The Bethune Bulldogs have clinched first place with two victories over the Lumsden Monarchs this past week. On Tuesday evening in Lumsden they defeated the Monarchs 10-4 and on Saturday evening in Bethune won 9-4. The Bulldogs finished the season with a 15-1-2 record and have a bye into the semi-finals. The Raymore Rockets will finish second place with a 14-2-1 record, the Lumsden Monarchs will finish in third place with an 11-5-2 record while the Wynyard Monarchs will finish in fourth place with an 11-7-0 record. The final three positions will be decided this week and best of three quarter-finals will begin in the next week.

On Tuesday evening the Bulldogs held a 5-4 lead going into the third period and scored five times to secure the win over the Monarchs. Drew George had three goals and two assists and Russ Neilson had two goals and two assists to lead the way for the Bulldogs. Kyle Ross, Jacob Ulmer, Joel Kot, Dustin MacAngus and Derek Fuchs also scored for the Bulldogs. Ward Szucki, Zak Anderson, Liam Brennan and Brady Aulie scored for the Monarchs. Ryan Seibel picked up the win in net for the Bulldogs and Kurtis Sollosy was in net for the Monarchs. The Bulldogs had seven minor penalties, one major penalty, three misconducts and two game misconducts. Lucas Ulmer was suspended one game for an instigator penalty taken in the first period. The Monarchs had eight minor penalties, a major penalty and a game misconduct. On Saturday evening there were only three penalties in the game. Drew George duplicated his efforts from Tuesday evening with three goals and two assists. Mike Reich had two goals and four assists and Russ Neilson had two goals. Kyle Ross with a goal and three assists and Derek Fuchs with a goal and an assist also scored for the Bulldogs. Kyle Johnson from the Monarchs, second in league scoring, matched Kyle Ross who he was chasing for the scoring title with one goal and three assists. Austin Preete had two goals and Brady Aulie had a goal and an assist to complete the Monarch’s scoring. Ryan Senft stopped 28 shots and picked up the win in net for the Bulldogs. Kurtis Sollosy stopped 32 shots in the Monarch’s net.

President's Update - February 1st, 2016

There were only four games this past week in the HHL. Last Wednesday evening the Bethune Bulldogs added to their first place lead in the standings with a 6-1 victory over the Avonlea Arrows in Bethune.  Jake Ulmer scored the first four goals of the game for the Bulldogs that included two power play goals. Shea Van Luven would score the final two goals. Kyle Oleniuk scored for the Arrows. Ryan Seibel stopped 28 shots in the Bethune net for the win and Aaron Husband stopped 47 shots in the Avonlea net. Avonlea had five minor penalties and Bethune had three.  On Friday evening the Strasbourg Maroons created a three way tie for fifth place with the Canucks and Arrows with a 5-3 victory over the Canucks in Cupar.  Mitch McNish put the Maroons up 1-0 early in the first period and Elliot Hubick would tie the game up at 1-1 for the Canucks late in the first period.  The Maroons would get a power play goal from Donovan Thompson in the second period and then Sean Delwo and Greg Ferguson would score to put the Maroons up 4-1. Cody Hall would then score for the Canucks and it was 4-2 going into third period.  Brayden Frank would score for the Canucks early in the third period and there would be no more scoring until the last minute when Sean Delwo would get his second of the evening to make the final 5-3 for the Maroons.  The Canucks were assessed six minor penalties and the Maroons had three. Jeremy Ellis picked up the win in net for the Maroons and Tanner Kehler was in net for the Canucks.

President's Update - January 25th, 2016

Bethune continues to lead HHL standings with Raymore and Lumsden close behind…the Bethune Bulldogs (12-1-2) lost their first game in regulation this season to the Raymore Rockets last Wednesday evening in Raymore 9-1 but bounced back with an 8-2 victory over the Cupar Canucks in Cupar on Friday evening. Against Cupar Shea Van Luven led the way with a hat trick and Drew George scored twice for the Bulldogs. Donovan Chow and Cody Hall scored for the Canucks. Ryan Seibel picked up the win in net for the Bulldogs and Colby Miller was in net for the Canucks. Cupar had seven minor penalties and Bethune had five. The Raymore Rockets (12-2-1) finished their week off in league play with an 8-2 win over the Strasbourg Maroons (2-13-1). This is the fourth straight win for the Rockets since losing in a shootout to the Lumsden Monarchs earlier this month. Jordan Reeve and Tyrell Shulko led the way for the Rockets in this game with two goals each. Chad Filteau, Davis Brown, Josh Jordan and Shane Flaman also scored for the Rockets. Greg Ferguson and Donovan Thompson scored for the Maroons. Travis Bosch picked up the win in net for the Rockets and Tyler Kifferling was in net for the Maroons. Raymore was assessed four minor penalties and a fighting major while Strasbourg had six minor penalties, a fighting major and two misconducts. Braden Bentz from the Rockets and Larry Dohm from the Maroons each received a game misconduct.


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