On February 14, 2021, in our first game of the night we had the Novotel Spitfires vs KCG. This was a hard fought game for both teams with the Spitfires scoring the first goal in the first period by Scott Murray and KCG scoring their first goal in the second period by Jan Isaksson. The third period was scoreless, forcing an overtime period. Just a minute and a half into the overtime period had Christoph Anliker hitting Tomas Stastny with a pass who blasted it past Leo Liao for the win. The Rolling Stone Pizza Player of the Game went to Anliker for his hard work in the offensive and defensive zone 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.
In our first game of the night, we had the Novotel Spitfires going against Aware. Novotel starting things off scoring three goals in the first period, one from Mike Freeson, Ken Kindborn and Mangkorn Sukwiboon. Aware finally got on the board in the second period with a goal from Masato Kitayama. Early in the third period, Aware brought it within one goal when Roman Larin. Freeson stopped the comeback when he scored his second of the night, earning himself the Rolling Stone Pizza Player of the Game.
On December 13th, at 10:00 we had Siam Mandalay going against the Novotel Spitfires. Patrick Forstner of Siam Mandalay scored an unassisted goal just seven minutes in. Tomas Stastny of the Novotel Spitfires tied things up at 15:56 of the second period with the assist coming from Mangkorn Sukwiboon. Novotel took the lead just four minutes later when Ed McConnell scored with the assists coming from Stastny and Ken Kindborn. Less than a minute later, Siam Mandalay tied things up when Homme Thaiyanont scored, with the assists coming from Siam Mandalay captain, Jordan Ashton and Patrick Forstner. With just thirty-one seconds left the second period, Siam Mandalay take the lead when Mike Wilson fired one past Ben Kleineschay, with the assists coming form Darius Konotopetz and Mitchel Morrison. In the third period, Siam Mandalay scored three unanswered goals, one each from Konotopetz, Yean Thanakroekkiat and Turner Johnson, to make the final score Siam Mandalay 6, Novotel Spitfires 2.
On December 13, 2020, in our first game of the night at 9:00 pm, we had Aware facing off against KCG. The first period remained scoreless with both goalies putting in some great work. Just five minutes into the second period, Time Phatigulsate scored the first goal for KCG, with the assist going to Punn Phasukkjwatana. Just 4 minutes into the third period had Aware’s Brandon Vick score an unassisted goal. Three minutes later and KCG’s Winnie Luckanatinakorn scored with assists coming from Phatigulsate and Jan Isaksson. With just seventeen seconds left in the game, KCG increased their lead to two when Jesse Starosta scored an empty net goal, with the assist coming from Gabe Rosko. Aware reduced the lead back down to one when John Schachnovsky scored off of an assist from Stephen Sproule.
In our second game of the night at 10:00 pm, we had KCG facing off against Siam Mandalay. KCG started things off, scoring in the first period. KCG scored again in the second period to lead the game 2-0. In the third period, Siam Mandalay came back and tied things up with two goals to force overtime. Turner Johnson scored in the overtime period to give Siam Mandalay the win. The Rolling Stone Pizza Player of the Game went to Mel Dhiranusornkit for his great offensive and defensive play all night.
In our first game of the night, we had the Novotel Spitfires vs Aware. Novotel came out on fire and scored five goals in the fires two periods. Aware did try to come back in the third period by scoring 3 goals, but the Spitfires were having none of it and scored 2 more goals in the third period as well to make the final score of the night 7-3. The Rolling Stone Pizza Player of the Game went to Major Ingkharratphithakon for scoring two goals and getting an assist.
On November 11, at 10:00 in our second game of the night, we had Aware facing off against KCG. KCG started things off with two goals in the first period, one by Winnie Luckanatinakorn and one by Michael White. In the second period, KCG increased their lead to three when Jari Eerikainen scored on Lance Parker. Early in the third period, Winnie Luckanatinakorn scored his second of the night. With just over seven minutes left to play, Aware finally get on the board when Roman Larin scored on Leo Liao. Jan Isaksson of KCG finished off the night with a goal with just four seconds left in the game. The Rolling Stone Pizza Player of the Game went to Leo Liao for stopping 28 of 29 shots.
On November 15, at 9:00 pm, in our first game of the night we had the Novotel Spitfires going head to head with Siam Mandalay. Siam Mandalay opened things up early in the first period with a goal by Turner Johnson. Then early in the second period, Jordan Ashton of Siam Mandalay scored a power play goal to put them up by two. Ben Kleineschay closed up the net after that and the Novotel Spitfires scored three goals in the third period, one from Ken Kindborn and two from Novotel Spitfires’ captain, Mike Freeson. The Rolling Stone Pizza Player of the Game went to Ben Kleineschay for stopping 27 of 29 shots and keeping the Novotel Spitfires in the game.
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.