Dom interviews the 2019-2020 SHL Playoff MVP, from the Novotel Spitfires, Mike Freeson.
Dom interviews Novotel Spitfires captain, Brad Wilson before the finals matchup against PEAK Biolabs.
Dom and Zack talk about semifinal games 2 and 3 and what they expect from the final game.
In our second playoff game between the Novotel Spitfires and Hertz, we were hoping Hertz would come out and be able to handle the physical play of the Novotel Spitfires, but the Spitfires proved to be too much for them. Novotel had goals from Marcel Bouwens, captain Brad Wilson and a hat trick from Mike Freeson. The Rolling Stone Pizza Player of the Game went to Leo Liao for stopping all 32 shots in this one.
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 the first game of this semifinal matchup, the Novotel Spitfires came out ready to play. They played a physical game and really took it to Hertz. Hertz just couldn’t compete in game one. The rolling Stone pIzza Player of the Game went to Novotel Spitfires captain, Brad Wilson for his three points and great defensive play.
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 second game of the night at 9:30 we had our number one teams, PEAK Biolabs and the Novotel Spitfires going head to head. Novotel totally dominated this game winning 6-1. The Rolling Stone Pizza Player of the Game went the super star netminder, Leo Liao for stopping 21 of 22 shots.
In our first game of the night on December 15, 2019, we have the Novotel Spitfires going head to head with Aware. Bill Bredesen scored the first goal of the night, a power play goal for the Novotel Spitfires at the 9:25 mark with the assist coming from Nicky Sukpanichcharoen. The Spitfires scored 3 more unanswered goals, one form Ichiro Hara and a second from Bredesen. The second period had Novotel add 2 more goals to the total, a third from Bredesen and a second from Hara. With just over 6 minutes left in the second period, Aware finally snuck one past Yves Gaboriault, which was by David Boere.
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.