Saturday Scores: Rebels move into playoff position with sweep
February 23, 2020
New Jersey 3 @ Jamestown 5 - The Jamestown Rebels finished off the sweep of the first place New Jersey Titans as the Rebels won on Saturday night 5-3. Valentino Passarelli, Renars Karkls, Brett Morich and Eric Olson all had a goal and an assist for Jamestown. Jordan Cormier also tallied a goal for the Rebels while Noah West stopped 37 shots. Josef Glamos scored for the second straight night while Mitch Machlitt and Chris Garbe also lit the lamp. Patrick Pugliese made 26 stops in the loss. Despite the result, New Jersey became the first team from the East Division to clinch a postseason berth.
Kenai River 2 @ MN Magicians 5 - Josh Bohlin scored twice and Dysen Skinner made 25 saves as the Minnesota Magicians finished off the sweep of the Kenai River Brown Bears by winning 5-2 on Saturday night. Chris Konin chipped in three helpers while T. J. Sagissor, Trevor Kukkonen and Lucas Kanta all tallied goals for Minnesota. Logan Ritchie and Ryan Tucker made the lamp light up for Kenai River while Raythan Robbins took the loss in his first ever NAHL start as he made 30 saves.
Topeka 5 @ New Mexico 1 - Guy Blessing made 38 saves and five different players scored for the Pilots as they swept the Ice Wolves by a score of 5-1. Austin McCarthy, Nick Nardecchia, and Matt Clark all finished the night with a goal and an assist. Lucas Sandoval and Connor Zilisch each scored a goal for Topeka, Alex Dominique tallied the only goal for the Ice Wolves. Henrik Laursen took the loss in net as he made 23 saves in between the pipes.
Shreveport 0 @ Amarillo 2 - Charlie Glockner denied all 22 shots fired in his direction as the Amarillo Bulls blanked the Shreveport Mudbugs 2-0. Matt Allen and Brett Postula were the goal scorers as they provided all the offense Amarillo would need. Joshua Burke, Niclas Puikkonen and Linus Udd Hellgren got on the scoresheet with assists. Richie Parent stopped 30 shots in the loss for Shreveport.
Lone Star 4 @ Corpus Christi 2 - For the second straight night the Lone Star Brahmas doubled up the Corpus Christi IceRays by a score of 4-2. Matt Guerra led the Brahmas with a goal and two assists while Eric Huss, CJ Walker and Will Stromp all the lit the lamp for Lone Star. Cayden Bailey continued his hot lay as of late as he earned the win in goal by stopping 24 shots. Logan Ommen logged both goals the IceRays, he now has four on the season. Jeremy Forman turned aside 25 shots.
Northeast 2 @ Maine 5 - Wes Mankowski made 40 saves and five different Nordiques found the back of the net as they defeated the Northeast Generals 5-2. Cannon Green, Casper Söderling, Trent Grimshaw, Cale Dubrul and Andrius Kulbis-Marino all scored in the win. Gerard Maretta and Thadeus Marcola scored in the loss for Northeast. Joey Stanizzi made 27 saves in a losing effort.
Bismarck 1 @ MN Wilderness 5 - Garrett Worth and Tyler Watkins had a goal and assist as the Minnesota Wilderness took care of the Bismarck Bobcats 5-1. Nate Horn, Nathan Adrian and Christian Galatz all found the back of the net for the Wilderness in the win. Isak Johansson was nearly perfect as he allowed just one goal on 27 shots. Will Hillman netted the only Bismarck goal of the evening, his 18th of the season. Ryan Ullan and Andrew Miller teamed up to stop 19 shots for the Bobcats.
Fairbanks 7 @ Springfield 0 - Bret Link and Adam Eisele each had two goals and Mattias Sholl stopped 18 shots en route to picking up his third shutout of the season as the Fairbanks Ice Dogs blanked the Springfield Jr. Blues 7-0. Luke Ciolli and Barak Braslavski each tallied a goal and an assist for Fairbanks while Jack Johnston also scored for the Ice Dogs. Ryan Wilson was under siege all night long as he stopped 56 shots in a losing effort.
Chippewa 3 @ Janesville 1 - The Chippewa Steel earned a split in the battle of Wisconsin as the Steel picked up a 3-1 win over the Janesville Jets. Banks Burkart’s first of the year gave the Steel their first lead in the second period. Spencer Oyler scored just the break to give the Steel a two goal advantage after 40 minutes. Parker Lindauer got the Jets within one but Luke Farthing added an empty net goal in the closing minutes to seal the 3-1 win for Chippewa. Grant Boldt stopped 21 of 22 shots while Grant Riley turned aside 23 of 25 Chippewa shots.
Austin 5 @ Aberdeen 2 - Hugh Larkin potted a pair of goals and added an assist as the Austin Bruins salvaged a weekend split in Aberdeen against the Wings. Hugh Quinn chipped in a goal and an assist for Austin while Barrett Brooks and Peter Jacobs also lit the lamp for the Bruins. Brett Miller stood tall as he allowed just two goals on 30 Aberdeen shots. Mack Byers had both of the Wings goals, Jake Sibell took the loss as he made 22 stops.
Maryland 1 @ Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 3 - The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights made the East Division even more of a mess as the Knights defeated the Maryland Black Bears 3-1. Artur Turansky and Jordan Strand picked up a goal and an assist while Christopher Rubenach got a shot to cross the line in the victory. Zach Stejskal grabbed his 18th win of the year for the Knights. Jackson Sterrett logged the only goal for Maryland while Aaron Randazzo made 25 saves in a losing effort.