Friday Finals: Bulls hand Brahmas first loss
October 12, 2019
Lone Star 3 @ Amarillo 6 - The Amarillo Bulls handed the Lone Star Brahmas their first defeat of the 2019-20 season as they doubled up the Brahmas by a score of 6-3. Matt Allen lit the lamp twice and dished off an assist to lead Amarillo. Niclas Puikkonen had goal and two assists of his own while Nick Trela had a goal and an assist. Jordan Venegoni and David Hill both notched goals as well. Charlie Glockner and Max Gutjahr combined for 23 saves. CJ Walker, Skylar Gutierrez and Joey Baez scored for Lone Star. Ludvig Persson and Cayden Bailey teamed up to make 38 stops.
Springfield 2 @ Chippewa 4 - Connor Szmul lit the lamp twice for the Chippewa Steel as they won their fifth game in a row. Grisha Gotovets notched a goal and an assist while Braden Lindstrom also found the back of the net as well for the Steel. Trent Burnham picked up the win in goal as he made 33 saves.Aaron Shaw and Danila Larionovs got on the scoresheet for the Jr. Blues and Henry Graham made 29 saves.
Jamestown 1 @ Maine 4 - Makes Demers scored twice as the Maine Nordiques defeated the Jamestown Rebels by a score of 4-1. Isaiah Fox and Trent Grimshaw each tallied a goal and an assist in the win for the Nordiques. Mark Duronio stopped 33 of 34 shots to pick up his first junior hockey win in goal. Spencer Cosway provided the only offense for the Rebels while Noah West made 24 saves.
Johnstown 5 @ Maryland 1 - Max Kouznetsov tallied a goal and two assists as the Johnstown Tomahawks took care of the Maryland Black Bears by a score of 5-1. Jesse Lycan and Noah Basarab each had a goal and an assist. Quinn Warmuth also found the back of the net for Johnstown as well, David Tomeo defeated his old team as he denied 42 of 43 shots. Wilmer Skoog scored the lone goal for the home squad and Cooper Black made 22 saves.
Northeast 3 @ Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 4 - Tyrone Bronte’s power play tally with 2:10 remaining lifted the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights over the Northeast Generals by a score of 4-3. Johnny Kaljian potted a pair of goals and added an assist. Sutton McDonald also scored for the Knights. Zach Stejskal earned the win in goal as he made 32 saves. Kyle Gierman, Joseph Mancuso and Ethan Destefani scored for the Generals while Joey Stanizzi made 30 saves in the loss.
Shreveport 0 @ Topeka 2 - Jakub Dobes stopped all 29 Shreveport shots on Saturday night to earn his second consecutive shutout and league leading third shutout of the season. Shawn Kennedy broke the scoreless tie at the 12:28 mark of the third period with Austin McCarthy and Quinn Green picking up the assists. Luc Salem added an empty net goal near the end of regulation. Maiszon Balboa stopped 24 saves for Shreveport.
Odessa 2 @ Corpus Christi 5 - The Corpus Christi IceRays won their fifth straight game as they once again topped the Odessa Jackalopes by a score of 5-2. Tod Philibert led all skaters with a goal and three assists. Erik Bargholtz scored his third goal in two nights and also added two assists. Shane Bull, Evan Carroll and Ryan Coughlin all scored for Corpus Christi in the win. Jeremy Forman turned aside 32 of 34 Odessa shots. Aeden Drossos and Jan Blakso scored for the Jackalopes while Zach Stern stopped 41 shots.
MN Wilderness 5 @ St. Cloud 6 - It was a wild one in St. Cloud as the Blizzard scored five first period goals en route to their 6-5 win over the Wilderness. Jack Suchy led all skaters with two goals and three assists. Adam Flammang also found the back of the net in the win. Ryan O’Niel and Luke Aquaro each scored as well for the Blizzard. Britt League got the win in goal as he stopped 26 Minnesota shots. Tyler Watkins had himself a night as he notched a goal and three assists. Bram Scheerer, Nick Portz and Blake Holmes all had a goal and an assist in the win. Jonathan Mor stopped 34 shots for the Wilderness in a losing effort.
MN Magicians 2 @ Fairbanks 1 (SO) - It took 12 rounds and 24 players of the skills competition but T.J. Sagissor’s tallied spoiled the home opener for the Fairbanks Ice Dogs. Luke Ciolli had the game’s first goal at 3:27 of the first. Before Josh Brolin netted his second of the year just 1:37 into the second. Samuel Vyletelka stopped 23 in regulation and then 11 more in the shootout. Mattias Sholl stopped 31 in the first 65 minutes of action and then stopped 10 of 12 in the shootout.
Janesville 2 @ Kenai River 5 - The Kenai River Brown Bears won their home opener over the Janesville Jets 5-2 on Friday night. Zach Krajnik scored two goals to lead the Brown Bears while Max Helgeson, Theo Thrun and Trey LaBarge all lit the lamp for the home squad. Jan Lasak and Jake Dunlap lit the lamp for the Jets.