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.
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.
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.
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.
Dom and Zack talk about the games on December 13th, 2020.
The fist game of the night was Aware vs KCG. This was the best game that Aware has played to date, but they just couldn’t put all the things in the right place and KCG won this one 3-2.
The Rolling Stone Pizza Player of the Game went to Time Phatigulsate for his goal and assist.
In the second game of the night, at 10:00 pm, it was Siam Mandalay vs the Novotel Spitfires. Siam Mandalay scored the first and only goal in the first period with Patrick Forstner going coast to coast and firing one past Ben Kleineschay. In the second period, The Novotel Spitfires tied things up with a goal by Tomas Stastny, and took the lead when Ed McConnell put one in. Just a minute after McConnell’s goal, Siam Mandalay tied things up with a goal by Homme Thaiyanont and then took the lead with just thirty-one seconds left in the period with a goal by Mike Wilson. The third period was all Siam Mandalay with one goal each by Darius Konotpetz, Yean Thanakroekkiat and Turner Johnson to make the final score 6-2 for Siam Mandalay.
In our first game of the night on November 29, 2020 at 9:00 pm we had the Novotel Spitfires going head to head with Aware. The Spitfires came out on fire with goals by Tomas Stastny, and Major Ingkharratphithakon in the first period. This was followed up by three goals in the second period, one my Novotel Spitfires captain, Mike Freeson, Ken Kindborn and another my Ingkharratphithakon. Early in the third period, Aware did finally get on the board with a goal by Masato Kitayama and Arnold Vattanapanyakul. The Novotel Spitfires answered right back with a goals by Freeson and Stastny. Aware did finish the night off with a goal by Peam Jaratwuttipreeda, but the final score of the night was Novotel Spitfires 7 Aware 3. The Rolling Stone Pizza Player of the Game went to Major Ingkharratphithakon for his two goals and an assist.
On November 15, 2020 at 9:00 pm we had Novotel Spitfires vs Siam Mandalay. Siam Mandalay started things off when Turner Johnson scored off of a pass from Alex Phelps just under three minutes into the start of the game. Less than a minute into the second period, Yean Thankroekkiat hit Johnson with a pass who split the Novotel Spitfires’ defense and hit captain, Jordan Ashton with a back hand pass who fired one past Ben Kleineschay to put Siam Mandalay up by two goals. About seven minutes into the third period, Novotel Spitfires captain, Mike Freeson received a pass from Ken Kindborn to put Novotel on the board, with the second assist coming from Tomas Stastny. With just two minutes left in the game, Kindborn tried things up for Novotel Spitfires with the assist coming from Stastny. With just ten seconds left the game, Freeson scores the game winning goal with the assist coming from Mangkorn Sukwiboon. The Rolling Stone Pizza Player of the game went to Ben Kkeineshcay for his outstanding play between the pipes.
We had some surprising events and some not so surprising events this week.
In our first game of the week, at 9:00 pm, we had KCG vs Siam Mandalay. Dream Ungkulpattanasuk had a rough start, letting in four goals in the first 12 minutes of play. The goals were scored by Jan Isaksson, Winnie Luckanatinakorn, Jesse Starosta, and Phu Suwachirat. Siam Mandalay did finally get on the board when sub Hideki Nagayama launched a sweet back hand past KCG’s netminder, Leo Liao with just over three minutes left in the first period. After this, Dream Ungkulpattanasuk found his pace and prevented any more pucks entering the net until there was about a minute and a half left in the second period and Isaksson scored his second of the night. Turner Johnson did score for Siam Mandalay early in the third period, but it just wasn’t enough to revive Mandalay and the final score was 5-2 for KCG. The Rolling Stone Pizza Player of the Game went to Jan Isaksson for his two goals on the night.
This week we were expecting some really exciting games, and we weren’t disappointed.
In our first game we had the two undefeated teams going head to head, Novotel Spitfires vs KCG. The first period saw things really go back and forth with neither team really able to take advantage. Early in the second period, Novotel’s captain, Mike Freeson put the puck past Leo Liao. Things stayed stuck locked down at 1-0 until late in the second period, KCG took a high sticking penalty, which led to Scott Murray, of the Spitfires, scoring a power play goal to give them a 2-0 lead. Early in the third period, KCG finally get on the board with a goal by Jan Isaksson. With just over a minute left in the game, KCG pulled their netminder to give them an extra attacker and with one minute left in the game, KCG tied things up when Jari Eerikainen got one past Ben Kleineschay. Just ten seconds later, Ken Kindborn hit Mike Freeson who then found Tomas Stastny who buried the puck for the win. The rolling Stone Pizza Player of the Game went to Ben Kleineschay for his outstanding play between the pipes.
In our first game of the night, we had Aware vs KCG. Aware came out strong and were leading half way through the second period 2-0. Then KCG came back and scored 3 goals before the end of the period. Aware scored one more in the 3 period, but KCG continued with their domination and scored another 3 goals. The Rolling Stone Pizza Player of the Game went to KCG captain, Harrison Oztemel for getting a hat trick on the night.
In our second game of the night, we had Siam Mandalay facing off against the Novotel Spitfires. Novotel started things off with a goal by Stastny, and scored a second in the second period, but Siam Mandalay came back scoring two goals of their own in the second period to tie things up. The third period had Siam Mandalay scoring one goal to the Spitfires 2 goals, giving the Novotel Spitfires the win. The Rolling Stone Pizza Player of the Game went to Tomas Stastny for his hat trick in this one.