January 23, 2010

USHL Update

Indiana dropped a 3-1 decision to Tri-City on Friday. Brian Ferlin was scoreless.

The two teams meet again in Indiana on Saturday.

Omaha had its way with Lincoln, 7-0. Mathieu Brisson was scoreless.

Omaha will visit Waterloo on Saturday.

Also the US U17s lost to Fargo, 4-3, in a shootout. Cole Bardreau scored a goal and added a helper.

The U17s will host Waterloo on Friday.

Wenatchee Cruises Over Dogs

Wenatchee had little trouble with Fairbanks on Friday, dispatching the Ice Dogs 6-2. Armand de Swardt scored a goal and picked up seventeen penalty minutes.

The two teams play again on Saturday in Wenatchee.

Colts Breeze Past Bears

Cornwall blanked Smiths Falls, 5-0, on Friday. Kevin Cole scored a goal and picked up two penalty minutes.

Cornwall will host Cumberland on Thursday.

Victoria Smokes Trail

Victoria cruised to a 4-1 win over Trail on Friday. Dustin Mowrey had an assist for the Grizz.

Victoria will visit Cowichan Valley on Saturday.

Storm Can't Catch Saints

Grande Prairie fell behind by three at the end of two periods but couldn't catch Spruce Grove, despite scoring twice in the opening two minutes of the third, losing 3-2 on Friday. Rodger Craig was scoreless for the Storm.

Grande Prairie will visit Lloydminster on Saturday.

January 21, 2010

Colts Double Up 73s

Cornwall rolled to a 6-3 win over Kemptville on Thursday. Kevin Cole scored a goal and had a helper to go along with two penalty minutes.

Cornwall is at Smiths Falls on Friday.

Jr Bruins Brush Off Bandits

Boston shut out Bridgewater, 4-0, on Wednesday. Stephen Miller, who's been playing up with the EJHL team, picked up an assist and two penalty minutes.

Boston will visit the CD Selects on Saturday.

Young Nats Fall

Team USA's U17s fell to Sioux Falls, 8-2, on Wednesday. Cole Bardreau scored a goal and picked up a helper for the Yanks.

The U17s will be off to Fargo on Friday.

Victoria Blanks Clippers

Victoria picked up a 2-0 win over Nanaimo on Wednesday. Dustin Mowrey was scoreless and picked up four penalty minutes.

Victoria will host Trail on Friday.

Choate Wins

Choate picked up a 6-3 win over Berkhire on Wednesday. Philippe Hudon scored a goal and had an assist for the Wild Boars.

Choate will host Deerfield on Saturday.

January 14, 2010

Oilers Trade Craig

In an Alberta JHL trade, Rodger Craig has been moved from Okotoks to Grande Prairie. In his first game with the Storm, Rodger was scoreless in a 4-1 win over Bonnyville.

Grande Prairie visits St. Albert on Friday.

January 11, 2010

NHL Central Scouting Midterm Rankings

Two future Cornellians landed on Central Scouting's midterm rankings:

122 -- Brian Ferlin, Indiana (USHL)
177 -- Mathieu Brisson, Omaha (USHL)

This ranking would consider Brian and Mathieu as potential mid to late round selections in this summer's 2010 draft.

January 10, 2010

U17 World Challenge Update

The USA picked up gold at the World U17 Hockey Challenge, which concluded last week in Timmins, Ontario. The Nationals went 6-0 and defeated Team Ontario, 2-1, in the final. Cole Bardreau was scoreless and had six penalty minutes.

Sweden picked up the bronze with a 5-2 win over Russia. Sweden went 4-2 in the tournament. Joakim Ryan scored a goal and had an assist, plus two penalty minutes.

Team Quebec finished in sixth, going 2-3. Philippe Hudon was scoreless and had four penalty minutes.

January 4, 2010

Okotoks Stopped By Bandits

Okotoks dropped its first game of 2010, 5-4, in overtime to Brooks on Saturday. Rodger Craig did not play.

The Oilers will host Camrose on Tuesday.

Victoria Over Nanaimo

Victoria began the new year with a 4-2 win over Nanaimo on Saturday. Dustin Mowrey scored a goal and was named the game's 1st-Star.

The teams will play again on Tuesday at Victoria's Bear Mountain.

Cornwall Swept

Cornwall struggled getting back into gear after the holiday break as it dropped both its games. The Colts fell to Kemptville, 2-1, in a game that featured 51 penalties for 263 minutes, and to Cumberland, 5-2. Kevin Cole had an assist.

Cornwall will host Pembroke on Thursday.

Wild Take Two

Wenatchee returned to action over the weekend with full force as it swept Alaska, 6-1 and 5-1. Armand de Swardt scored a goal for the Wild on Saturday and did not play on Sunday.

The Wild begin a five game swing through Texas when it visits Wichita Falls on Wednesday.

Stars Sweeps Springfield

Syracuse got back in action with a weekend sweep over Springfield. The Stars won 2-1 and 4-3. John Knisley scored a goal and added an assist.

Syracuse will play South Shore on Saturday.

USHL Update

The USHL got back in action on New Year's eve with a busy slate of games. Indiana got the best of Chicago, 5-3, as Brian Ferlin picked up two assists for the Ice.

Team USA scored three goals within four minutes during the first period but fell to Fargo, 4-3. Andy Iles took the loss for the Yanks while stopping 31 shots.

Omaha also picked up a win with a 5-3 decision over Sioux City. Mathieu Brisson had a helper for the Lancers.

On Friday, Team USA bounced back with a 4-2 victory over Sioux Falls. Andy Iles came on in relief and picked up the win as he stopped all 19 shots in the third period.

The U18s will visit Michigan State for an exhibition game on Monday.

On Saturday, Omaha got out to a 4-1 first period lead but couldn't hold off Fargo, as it fell 6-5. Mathieu Brisson was scoreless.

Also on Saturday, Indiana skated to a 4-3 overtime win against Waterloo. Brian Ferlin was scoreless.

The Ice will host Sioux City on Friday.

On Sunday, Omaha blanked Cedar Rapids, 1-0. Mathieu Brisson was scoreless for the Lancers.

Omaha will visit Lincoln on Friday.

January 1, 2010

December Poll Results

2009 has wound down and BRP hopes everyone had a safe and happy holiday. 2010 will begin with a month that will go a long way in defining its season.

Our December poll asked how often one would like "Red Hot Hockey in NYC?"

The results were as follows:

  • 59% -- Every other year
  • 30% -- Every year
  • 11% -- Every four years

    Thank you, once again, for voting & please remember to vote in the current Puckhead Poll.