Dom and Zack talk about semifinal games 2 and 3 and what they expect from the final game.
Zack is back in the studio after over a year away, but he has been busy with helping out ThailandTV.TV and broadcasting the SHL games live.
We had some fast paced games in game one and some interesting results.
In game one of the best of three series between PEAK Biolabs and Aware, PEAK came out strong, setting an SHL record by scoring a goal 10 seconds into the game. PEAK just couldn’t hold on though and Aware fought back winning the game 4-3. The Rolling Stone Pizza Player of the Game went to Adrian Meyers for his offensive and defensive play all night.
On February 27, 2020, in our first game of the night at 8:30 we had Aware vs Hertz. Hertz took an early lead scoring two goals in the first period. The first goal by Tan Limpinphet and the second by Darius Konotopetz. Hertz increased their lead to three when Andrew Shutsa scored. Aware moved to within one with a goal by Brandon Vick and a goal by Justin St-Denis. Less than a minute after St-Denis’ goal, Hertz increased their lead to two again when Limpinphet scored his second of the night. Aware tied things up with goals by Vick and Devin Michael. Hertz took the lead one more time when Mangkorn Sukwiboon scored. Aware tied things up again when St-Denis scored with just over two minutes left in the game. With 45 seconds remaining, Aware’s Corry Day scored the game winner. The Rolling Stone Pizza Player of the Game went to Brandon Vick for two goals and three assists.
In our first game of the night on February 23, 2020 at 8:30 pm we had the Novotel Spitfires vs Aware. The Novotel Spitfires started things off with just under 6 minutes left in the first period with a goal by Brad Wilson, but Aware answered back and took the lead with goals by Sen Verdy and Eric Eustace. The Spitfires tied this up when Mike Freeson scored, but Aware took the lead again when Eustace scored his second of the night and increased their lead to two when Devin Michael scored. The third period had Novotel score two goals, one by Robin Lehmann and one by Freeson to tie things up, and then take the lead with a goal by Winnie Luckanatinakorn. With 7 minutes left in the game, Mat Sigel of Aware tied things and Justin St-Denis scored the game winner, earning himself the Rolling Stone Pizza Player of the Game.
On January 12, 2020 in our first game of the night, we had the Aware going head to head with Hertz. Aware got a much needed win in this game and totally dominated Hertz in this 6-2 win. Aware had goals from captain, Justin St-Denis, Corry Day, Matt Johnson, David Boere and two by Devin Michael to earn himself the Rolling Stone Pizza Player of the Game.
In our second game of the night, at 9:30 we had our number one teams, PEAK Biolabs and the Novotel Spitfires, facing off against each other. Novotel crushed PEAK 6-1 in this one with goals from sub, Tom Price, Brad Wilson, Peam Jaratwuttipreeda, Marcel Bouwens and two from Bill Bredesen. The Rolling Stone Pizza Player of the Game went to Novotel’s superstar netminder, Leo Liao for stopping 21 of 22 shots.
On January 12, 2020, in our first game of the night at 8:30 we had Aware facing off against Hertz. Aware has really been struggling this year and are sitting at the bottom of the league with a 2-9 record. They came into this game fired up and ready to go though and scored six goals to Hertz’s 2. Devin Michael of Aware scored two goals and put up an assist to earn himself the Rolling Stone Pizza Player of the Game.
Week 8 was on December 1st, 2019. In our first game of the night we had the Novotel Spitfires going head to head with PEAK Biolabs. PEAK started things off 10 minutes into the first period when Elias Bengtsson scored off of an assist from Adam Teodorsson and Ryan Yaden. In the second period, the Spitfires scored 3 goals, one from Bill Bredesen and two from Mike Freeson, to one goal from PEAK by Michael White. The third period saw Freeson get his third goal of the night to give Novotel the win and earn Freeson his second Rolling Stone Pizza Player of the Game in a row.
Week 4 was on November 14. In the first game we had Novotel Spitfires vs Aware. Aware totally dominated this game, scoring 4 goals in the first period, one from Devin Michael, one from Matt Johnson and two from Brandon Vick. The Spitfires did score one in the first period, which was by Mike Freeson. Aware scored 2 more goals in the second period, one from Corry Day and a second by Devin Michael. The Spitfires did score two goals in the third period, one from Marcel Bouwens and one from Brad Wilson, but Aware scored one final goal in the third, which was the one to give Vick his hat trick, earning himself the Rolling Stone Pizza Player of the Game.
On Thursday, November 14th, in our first game of the night at 8:30 we had Novotel Spitfires going head to head with Aware. Aware came out looking like last year’s Aware and dominated the Novotel Spitfires from the get go, scoring four goals in the first period, two goals in the second and one goal in the third. The Rolling Stone Pizza Player of the Game went to Aware’s Brandon Vick for scoring putting up a hat trick.