President's Update - January 7th, 2013

On Saturday evening the Avonlea Arrows, fresh off a victory over the Strasbourg Maroons Friday evening, won their fourth game in their last five games with a 4-3 shootout victory over the Bethune Bulldogs. The Arrows have now beaten the Bulldogs twice since losing to the Bulldogs in November. The Arrows tied the Bulldogs three times in this game before finally scoring the winner in the shootout. Jacob Ulmer scored late in the first period on the power play to give the Bulldogs a 1-0 lead going into the second period. Early in the second period Cal Filson scored for the Arrows to tie game up at one.  Joel Kot would put the Bulldogs up on a partial breakaway….shorthanded and then Calvin Watson would score on the power play with less than five minutes left in the second period to tie the game up once again. The Bulldogs would respond with less than two minutes left in second period as Lucas Ulmer would score shorthanded.  Gavin Mievre would score the third goal for the Arrows in the third period to push this game into overtime. Nothing was settled in overtime but the Arrows would score twice in the shootout on goals by Holland and Mievre….Mievre’s being the game winner. Justin Mrazek picked up the win in net for the Arrows while Ryan Seibel was in net for the Bulldogs. The Bulldogs had sixteen minor penalties while the Arrows had nine.

President's Update December 31st, 2012

Our first game after Christmas was played on Friday evening in Lumsden. The Bethune Bulldogs defeated the Monarchs 7-2. The Monarchs scored just seventeen seconds into the game on a goal by Jon Kress. Tyler Riche (PPG) and Mike Reich would score fourteen seconds apart before the five minute mark to give the Bulldogs a 2-1 lead going into the second period. In the second period it was all Bulldogs as Dustin McAngus would score twice (one SHG) while Joel Kot and Jacob Ulmer (PPG) would also score to give Bethune a 6-2 lead going into the third period. In the third period Mike Reich would score his second goal of the game while Bethune was shorthanded. Ryan Seibel picked up his sixth win of the year in net while Jordan Wiest was in net for the Monarchs. Bethune had three minor penalties and Lumsden had four minor penalties.

On Saturday evening the Wynyard Monarchs were in Avonlea to play the Arrows. Goals by Derek Halldorson and Donovan Hall in the first period and then a pair of goals (one SHG) from Brett Leffler in the second period gave the Monarchs a 4-0 lead going into the third period. Stuart Holland (PPG) and Cal Filson would score in the third period to get the Arrows to within two but Leffler would complete the natural hat trick to put the Monarchs up 5-3 with just over ten minutes to go in the game. Shay Neufeld would score with less than a minute left in the game to get the Arrows to within one goal but an empty net goal from Mike Kesserling would make the final 6-4 for the visiting Monarchs. Jeremy Kwasny picked up his third win of the year in net for the Monarchs while Justin Mrazek was in net for the Arrows. Avonlea had two minor penalties, a fighting major and a game misconduct. Wynyard had four minor penalties, a fighting major and a game misconduct. There were two suspensions that came out of this game. James Dombowsky from the Arrows is suspended one game for taking a game misconduct in the last ten minutes of the game and Joey MacDonald from the Monarchs is suspended for two games. He receives one game suspension for taking a game misconduct in the last ten minutes of the game and receives another game suspension for an Instigator penalty.

President’s Update – November 22nd, 2012

Our season started on Friday evening with 3 games played. Our defending Champions were in Lumsden Friday evening. Justin Mrazek stopped 8 shots before Avonlea scored on their first shot of the game 10:12 into the first period when Mike Miller scored. Things evened out for the next fifteen minutes and then the Arrows flexed their muscles and scored three goals in just two and a half minutes thanks to Shay Neufeld, Layton Ludwar and Cal Filson. David Fisher from the kid line scored for Lumsden in the third period assisted by Steve Eberts. That was all Lumsden could get past Justin Mrazek. Shay Neufeld and Josh Jelenski scored on the power play after that so make the final 6-1 Arrows. Shots were 43-32 Lumsden…In Southey, the new look Marlins hosted the Raymore Rockets. Goalies Ryan Senft from the Marlins and Rocket Nathan Fischl were dominant on this night as the Marlins picked up the win 2-1. Shay Wirll scored for the Marlins just 1:23 into the first and the score stayed the same for the next 57:14 until Mac Hubick scored to make it 2-0 for the Marlins. Just forty-two seconds remained in the game when Dallas Thiessen broke the shutout attempt by the Marlins. There were 22 minor penalties and one misconduct….Cupar Canucks opened up the season against the Wynyard Monarchs at home with a 4-2 victory. Donovan Chow opened up the scoring just 1:45 in and the Monarchs responded with two first period goals…one from Mike Kesserling on the power play and the other by Brett Leffler to take a 2-1 lead after one period. In the second period Tyler Stewart and Kyle Ross scored to make it 3-2 Canucks after two periods. Donavon Chow picked up his second goal on the power play just fifteen seconds into the third period and that would be all of the scoring. Jamie Wutke picked up the win in net for the Canucks and Dave Perkins was in net for the Monarchs. There were seventeen minor penalties in this game.


Subscribe to RSS - blogs