President's Update - February 20th, 2017

Maroons and Rockets move on to semi-finals…The Strasbourg Maroons defeated the Avonlea Arrows 7-2 last Wednesday evening in Avonlea and moved on to the semi-finals to face the Lumsden Monarchs. Mark Cross led the way for the Maroons with three goals and two assists. Dylan Marcott, Tyson Orban, Donovan Thompson and Tanner Exner with a power play goal also scored for Strasbourg. Brendon Lewis and Cole Boychuk scored for the Arrows. Tyler Kifferling picked up the win in net for the Maroons and Jesse Gooding was in net for the Arrows. Each team was assessed four minor penalties and two misconducts. Also on Wednesday evening the Raymore Rockets defeated the Cupar Canucks in overtime 4-3 in Cupar to move on to the semi-finals against the Bethune Bulldogs. Cody Hall scored the first goal of the game to give the Canucks a 1-0 lead but Tyrell Shulko scored a power play goal late in the period and it was 1-1 going into the second period. In the second period Shulko scored his second goal of the game and it was 2-1 Raymore going into the second period. Early in the third period Nelson Davis scored to give the Rockets a 3-1 lead. The Canucks would then capitalize twice on the power play with goals from Cody Hall and Matthew Boha and this game headed to overtime. Fifty-one seconds into the overtime period Travis Mohr scored to give the Rockets the win. Riley Focht-Gabriel picked up the win in net for the Rockets. Devon Geber, an AP for the Canucks, played his first HHL game filling in for the injured Colby Miller and played well in net for the Canucks.

President's Update - February 13th, 2017

Lumsden Monarchs move on to league semi-finals….Raymore and Lumsden advance in Provincials…League Awards…The Lumsden Monarchs defeated the Wynyard Monarchs 6-1 last Tuesday in Lumsden and then defeated Wynyard 7-3 in Wynyard to move on to the league semi-finals. On Tuesday the Monarchs got most of their scoring from one line as Kyle Johnson had a hat trick and Torrey Lindsay scored twice to lead the way. The Monarchs other goal came off the stick of Jared Adams with that goal being the game winner. It was a five point night for Lindsay and a four point night for Johnson. Liam Brennan had two assists. Wynyard got their only goal on the power play in the third period from Drew Litwin. Will Hood put aside 28 shots in the Lumsden net for the win and Adam Jordan stopped 44 shots in the Wynyard net. Lumsden had five minor penalties and Wynyard had one. On Friday evening in Wynyard, Tyler Penny and Liam Brennan scored for Lumsden in the first period and Nowell Greasley and Drew Litwin with a power play goal scored for Wynyard so it was 2-2 going into the second period. Tyler Penny scored his second goal of the evening on the power play in the second period to give Lumsden a 3-2 lead. In the third period Lumsden got power play goals from Liam Brennan and Austin Preete. Torey Lindsey and Tyler Penny with his third goal also scored for Lumsden. Eric Popadynec scored the lone goal for Wynyard in the third period. Matt Weninger picked up the win in net for Lumsden and Adam Jordan was in net for Wynyard. Wynyard had nine minor penalties, one major penalty and a game misconduct. Lumsden received four minor penalties, a major and a game misconduct. Lumsden now is in the second seed for the semi-finals and waits for the other series to be completed.

President's Update - February 6th, 2017

Season ends and Playoffs begin….The Lumsden Monarchs defeated the Avonlea Arrows last Tuesday evening 6-1 and the Strasbourg Maroons defeated the Raymore Rockets 3-1 on Wednesday evening to end the regular season . Lumsden secured second place with a 12-5-1 record and will play the Wynyard Monarchs in a first round best of three series; Strasbourg finished third place with a 10-5-3 record and will play the Avonlea Arrows in their first round series and the Raymore Rockets finished 11-6-1 in fourth place and will play the Cupar Canucks in their first round series. The Bethune Bulldogs finished the season undefeated and in first place and have a bye into the semi-finals.

On Tuesday evening in Lumsden, there was no scoring in the first period. In the second period Mason Haus, Kyle Johnson and Liam Brennan with a power play goal scored to put the Monarchs up 3-0 after two periods. In the third period Austin Preete, Torey Lindsay and Mason Haus with his second goal of the game but this time on the power play scored for Lumsden. James Dombowsky scored for the Arrows on the power play. Matt Weninger stopped 24 shots in the Monarch’s net to secure the win. Dean Brothen stopped 45 shots in the Avonlea net. Avonlea had seven minor penalties and Lumsden had five. In Raymore on Wednesday evening, Tyson Orban scored in the first period to give the Maroons a 1-0 lead after 20 minutes. There was no scoring in the second period. In the third period, the Rockets tied the game early with a power play goal from Cole Melrose. Halfway through the third period Greg Ferguson scored what would be the winning goal. Dylan Marcott scored an empty net goal and the final was 3-1 for the Maroons. Jeremy Ellis stopped 35 shots in the Maroon’s net and picked up the win. Riley Focht-Gabriel stopped 40 shots in the Rocket’s net. The Maroons had five minor penalties and the Rockets had four.


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