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2018-2019 SHL Champions

We had a whirl wind of a year this year. Captain, Patrik Lundback, led Team Aware to a 10 game win streak to start off the season, finally losing to TRUE on January 20, 2019.

At the end of the regular season, Aware topped the pack with 30 points. The closest team were the Novotel Spitfires with 20 points.

Captain, Brad Wilson, led the Novotel Spitfires had a 5-4 record going into the Christmas break, and finished off the regular season with 20 points.

Mike Wilson’s TRUE team started off rough, losing their first 10 games of the season, finally beating Hertz on the January 13 and they finished off the season with 15 points.

The defending champions, Hertz, led by Justin St-Denis, started off the season with a 4-6 record, and really struggled in the second half of the season, coming in last place with 12 points.

In the first game of the playoffs we had Aware(1) facing off against Hertz(4) and the Novotel Spitfires(2) against TRUE(3). Hertz took Aware to all three games, and in the final game, Hertz opened things up first and just kept fighting, beating Aware 5-3 to advance to the finals.

TRUE controlled the Novotel Spitfires, and swept Novotel to advance to the finals.

The final game, between Hertz and TRUE was hard fought. TRUE took the lead in the first period, but Hertz fought back in the second period but were still behind 2-1. Hertz tied things up in the third period, 3-3 to force overtime. Things were still tied at the end of the playoff period forcing a shootout. Yean Thanakroekkiat of Hertz found the back of the net to give Hertz a back to back championship.

Finals for the Second Season of the Sport Corner Siam Hockey League

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On March 17, 2018 we had our final game of the playoffs for the second season of the Sport Corner Siam Hockey League.

To start things off, we had the president of the Sport Corner SHL, John Schachnovsky, say a few words and then invite the owner of The Sport Corner, Steve Lavender, out for the ceremonial puck drop.

Hertz started things off well in this one, scoring four goals in the opening period. One goal from Bill Bredesen which was assisted by Brandon Vick, two unassisted goals by Mike Triacca, and a goal by Andy Brine, which was assisted by Triacca and Kim Lidberg.

In the second period, Justin St. Denis scored an unassisted goal to give Hertz a 5-0 lead, but at 8:25, Corry Day scored a power play goal, which was assisted by Patrik Lundback and David Boere.

In the third period, Aware scored 2 more goals, both unassisted goals by Mangkorn Sukwiboon with the first one being another power play goal. Hertz stays strong to the end and won the game 5-3 with Aware dominating the shots 47-18.

The Rolling Stone Pizza Player of the Game went to Mike Triacca for his two goals and his assist.

After the game, the president of the Sport Corner SHL congratulate both teams on a good game and award The Sport Corner Playoff MVP to Hertz’s goaltender to Lance Parker for his superb play in all three playoff games and for stopping 44 of 47 shots in this game, which was presented by the owner of The Sport Corner. Next, Hertz was awarded the SHL Champion Ship Cup.

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