In our first game of the night, we had Novotel Spitfires going head to head with Siam Mandalay. This was a game of catchup all night for Siam Mandalay. In the first period, the Novotel Spitfires took an early lead with goals by Major Ingkharratphithakon and Ken Kindborn. Siam Mandalay tied things up with goals by Turner Johnson and Darius Konotopetz. In the second period, Novotel Spitfires again took the lead with goals by Christoph Anliker and Sen Verdy. Siam Mandalay tied things up again with goals by Konotopetz and Win Khuakeaw. In the third period, the Spitfires took the lead for the third time with two goals by Tomas Stastny and a goal by Mangkorn Sukwiboon. Siam Mandalay tried to do it for a third time with a second goal by Johnson, but there just wasn’t enough gas in the tank for them. The final score was Novotel Spitfires 7 Siam Mandalay 5.
In our first game of the night, at 9:00 pm, we had Novotel Spitfires going against Siam Mandalay. This was a back and forth game with the Spitfires taking an early lead with goals by Major Ingkharratphithakon and Ken Kindborn. Siam Mandalay fought back tying things up with goals by Turner Johnson and Darius Konotopetz. In the second period, Novotel took the lead again with a goal by Christoph Anliker. Siam Mandalay tied it up again when Konotopetz scored his second of the night. Late in the second period, Sen Verdy put the Spitfires back in the lead but Win Kruhakeaw tied it up again for Siam Mandalay. The Spitfires took the lead for the third time that night with two goals by Tomas Stastny and a from Mangkorn Sukwiboon. Siam Mandalay’s Johnson did score one more goal, but there just wasn’t enough juice in the tank for them to tie it up again and the final score was Novotel Spitfires 7 Siam Mandalay 5.
The first SHL game on Sunday February 28tht saw the Novotel Spitfires defeat Siam Mandalay 7-5. The second match saw KCG beat Aware by a 7-2 score.
Game one saw Novotel jump out to a 2-0 lead on goals by Major Ingharratohithakon and Ken Kindborn but Siam Mandalay, as they are prone to do, bounced back with markers from Crash Line members Turner Johnson and Darius Konotopetz sending the teams tied at two into the first intermission.
Chritoph Anliker put Novotel back in front early in the second period with a remarkable rush that ended with a remarkable deke past Siam Mandalay keeper Dream Ungkulpattanasuk earning him the Jerky Monster play-of-the week. The teams continued to swap goals as Konotopetz scored to tie it at three and then Novotel’s Seb Verdy scored his third goal in two games before substitute Win Khuhakeaw scored for Siam Mandalay to send the teams tied at four into the second intermission.
We’ve just finished off the eleventh week of the SHL.
In our first game of the night, we had KCG going head to head with Siam Mandalay. This was really a game physical play vs a game of skill play. At the end of the first period, the score was tied one-one with a goal by Ernesto Bauer for Siam Mandalay and a goal by Jan Isaksson for KCG. In the second period, Siam Mandalay took the lead and increased it to two with both goals coming from Turner Johnson. Early in the third period, Siam Mandalay increased their lead to three with a goal by Darius Konotopetz. With just over five minutes left in the third period, it was like Siam Mandalay just ran out of gas and KCG’s Jan Isaksson scored, followed by a goal from Peam Jaratwuttipreada. Isaksson tied things up with just over two minutes left in the game and Patrick Forstner getting the game winning goal with less than thirty seconds left in the game.
In our second game of the night at 10:00 pm, we had Aware going head to head with the Novotel Spitfires. Things didn’t look good for Aware when just eight minutes into the first period the Novotel Spitfires were up 5-0 with goals coming from Mike Freeson, Tomas Stastny, Ken Kindborn and two goals from Major Ingkharratphithakon. With two minutes left in the first period, Aware tried to mount a comeback with goals by Masato Kitayama and Roger Promthong, but Stastny stopped that by scoring his second with just fourteen seconds left in the first period. Early in the second period, Aware’s Promthong scored his second of the night, but midway through the second period, the Spitfires increased their lead to four again with a goal by Seb Verdy, his first of the season. Aware tried to rally again seven minutes into the third period with Promthong getting his third goal of the night, but Verdy and Stastny shut that down with a goal a piece. The Rolling Stone Pizza Player of the Game went to Tomas Stastny for his three goals and three assists.
The two SHL games on Sunday February 21st couldn’t have been more different. The first game saw KCG come back from a 4-1 deficit to score four unanswered goals in the final five minutes and defeat Siam Mandalay 5-4. The second game was over quickly as the Novotel Spitfires jumped out to a 5-0 first-period lead over Aware and went on to a 9-4 romp.
Game one’s roller-coaster match saw KCG ultimately prevail in the final 27 seconds of the game to beat Siam Mandalay who was leading 4-1 with 5:23 left on the clock.
We had Zack back with us this week.
In our first game we had Novotel Spitfires going against KCG. With just over five minutes left in the first period, sub Stephen Sproule hit Scotty Murray who scored to the Novotel Spitfires. Thing were pretty quite for both team until the Novotel was called for a hooking penalty late in the second period which KCG capitalized on and Punn Phasukkjwatana found Jan Isaksson who scored with less than a minute left in the second period. The play was back and forth for the third period with neither team able to get past the netminders. Just a minute and a half into the overtime period had the Spitfires’, Christoph Anliker catch Tomas Stastny in the high slot who rifled a snapshot past Liao for the win. The Rolling Sone Pizza Player of the Game went to Christoph for his outstanding offensive and defensive play all night.
On February 14, 2021, in our first game of the night we had the Novotel Spitfires vs KCG. This was a hard fought game for both teams with the Spitfires scoring the first goal in the first period by Scott Murray and KCG scoring their first goal in the second period by Jan Isaksson. The third period was scoreless, forcing an overtime period. Just a minute and a half into the overtime period had Christoph Anliker hitting Tomas Stastny with a pass who blasted it past Leo Liao for the win. The Rolling Stone Pizza Player of the Game went to Anliker for his hard work in the offensive and defensive zone all night.
The Novotel Spitfires and Siam Mandalay continued their early success in 2021 winning for the second straight week as Novotel defeated KCG 2-1 in an overtime thriller in game one on Valentine’s Day and Siam Mandalay beat Aware 4-1 in game two.
Novotel tool a 1-0 lead late in period one when two wily veterans combined as substitute Steven Sproule found Scott Murray who sniped a snapshot by stunned KCG keeper Leo Liao.
KGG battled back and when Scott Murray took a hooking penalty the KCG powerplay went to work and Thai national team star Jan Isaksson snapped one past Ben Kleineschay from Punn Phasukkjwtana.
Zack couldn’t make it to this recording, but Juhani Ijas joined Dom in the studio for this episode.
In our first game of the night we had the Novotel Spitfires facing off against Aware. Novotel are coming off of a tough loss while Aware are coming off a huge win. This could have been the moment to turn things around for Aware, but sadly, they allowed three goals in the opening period. One goal by Novotel Spitfires captain, Mike Freeson, one goal by Ken Kindborn and one goal by Mangkorn Sukwiboon. Aware attempted a comeback and started off with a goal in the second period by Masato Kitayama, and followed that up with a goal in the third period by Roman Larin. It just wasn’t enough and Freeson scored his second of the night midway through the third period to halt Aware’s comeback, earning himself the Rolling Stone Pizza Player of the Game.