PEAK Biolabs and Aware went all three games. PEAK started things off with a goal from Ryan Yaden and a goal from Patrick Forstner. Aware finally got on the board in the second period with a goal by Seb Verdy, but PEAK again increased their lead to two when Stephen Sproule found the back of the net. Matt Johnson of Aware scored Aware’s second goal, but PEAK scored two more, a second from Forstner and an empty netter from Michael White. The Rolling Stone Pizza Player of the Game went to Ryan Yaden for his goal and assist and great offensive play all night.
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.
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 February 27, 2020 in our second game of the night, at 9:30 we had PEAK Biolabs going head to head with the Novotel Spitfires. PEAK took a 3-0 lead with goals by Punn Hasukkjwatana, Christian Olofsson and Eddie McConnell. Novotel did finally get on the board, early in the second period with a goal by Winnie Luckanatinakorn. PEAK added two more goals to their total with goals by Stephen Sproule and John Schachnovsky. McConnell added a second goal early in the third period, and the Spitfires did get a second goal when Marcel Bouwens found the back of the net. The Rolling Stone Pizza Player of the Game went to Eddie McConnell for his two goals and assist on the 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.
On February 23, 2020 in our second game of the night at 9:30 pm we had Hertz going head to head with PEAK Biolabs. Less than 7 minutes into the first period, Hertz scored the first goal of the night, which was by captain, Jordan Ashton. Less than 2 minutes into the second period had Mike Wilson of Hertz scoring the second and last goal of the night. Hertz’s netminder put in an amazing performance getting this season’s first shutout in this 2-0, earning himself the Rolling Stone Pizza player of the Game.
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.
In our second game of the night on February 6th, 2020 at 9:30 we had Hertz vs Novotel Spitfires. The Spitfires started things off, but were leading going into the third period by 2 goals, but they just couldn’t hold on and Hertz came back and won it with Mike Wilson scoring the game winning goal earning himself the Rolling Stone Pizza Player of the Game.
In our first game of the night we had PEAK Biolabs vs Aware. Things were pretty even at the end of the first period with the score tied at 2, but in the second period PEAK started to pull away. PEAK Biolabs won the game 5-2 with John Schachnovsky getting 2 goals and an assist earning himself the Rolling Stone Pizza Player of the Game.