Tag: Sukhumvit Spitfires

November 8, 2018 – Week 4

We had some exciting games this week. In our first week, we had the Novotel Spitfires going head to head with TRUE. This game saw TRUE score a quick just over one minute into the game, but they just couldn’t hold on as the Novotel Spitfires put up six unanswered goals by the end of the second period. TRUE added a second goal in the third period, but they just couldn’t stop the Spitfires who won this one 7-2.

In our second game, we had the Big Red Juggernaut, Aware facing off against Hertz. This was a very defensive game for both teams that saw a scoreless first period. Less than a minute into the second period, Aware’s Harrison Oztemel found the back of the net. Less than four minutes in to the third period, Aware added another when captain Patrick Lundback fired a wrister past Hertz’s netminder, Dream Ungkulpattanasuk. Hertz’s captain, Justin St.Denis scored in the third, but Aware’s Phu Suwachirat sealed the victory with a power play goal. The final score of the game was Aware 3, Hertz 2.

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October 28, 2018 – Week 3 News

On October 28, 2018 we had our third week of games. In our first game we had Hertz vs the Novotel Spitfires in a battle for second place. The Spitfires were strong defensively and able to hold off Hertz and win this one 3-1

In our second game, we had a struggling TRUE facing off against the number one team, Aware. TRUE got on the scoreboard early, but they just couldn’t contain Aware offensively. The final score of the game was 6-3


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Best Defenseman 2017-2018

This year’s best defense was a tough decision.  Our first candidate this year were Patrik Lundback of Aware, who had an incredible season this year with leading his team to a new SHL record of an eleven game win streak.  Our second candidate was new comer, Juhani Ijas of Expedia.  Ijas had a great season this year, and he was a force to be reckoned with when he was on the point.  Our third candidate was the captain of the Sukhumvit Spitfires, Brad Wilson, who not only had a great year, but in one game, he played goaltender when his netminder was late coming to the game.

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Awards Night May 12, 2018

On Saturday, May 12, 2018, we had our Awards Ceremony, which was held at The Sport Corner Bar.

The first awards were the 3rd Category Awards with each winner in this category getting a free pizza from Rolling Stone Pizza. The categories were as follows:
Air Miles Award
Best Non-Goalie Performance
Best Defensive Forward
Best Defensive Defenseman
Grinder of the Year
SHL Wife of the Year
Best Thai Referee
Best Non-Thai Referee
Best Thai Player
Best Canadian Player
Best American Player
Best Finish Player
Best Swedish Player
Best Other European Player
Most Reliable Sub
Biggest Impact Sub
Extraordinary Gentleman
Biggest SHL Fan
Off Ice Contribution
Playoff Scoring
Most Active Facebook User
Eager Beaver Award
Groundbreaker Award

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Hertz upsets AWARE to capture SHL title

In a stunning upset, Hertz, who won only a third of their regular-season games defeated top-seeded AWARE 5-3 in dramatic fashion to take the one-game winner-take-all Sport Corner SHL 2017-18 championship final.

The final game, held at The Rink, 7th floor, Grand Central Rama IX, on Saturday March 17th was a classic from start to finish. Hertz jumped out to a 4-0 first period lead on two goals by Mike Triacca and singles by Bill Bredesen and Andy Brine. Hertz stretched that to 5-0 lead on a goal by captain Justin St Denis in the second period, before AWARE mounted its comeback cutting the lead to 5-3 on two goals by Mangkorn Sukwiboon and a single by Corry Day.

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Game 2 of the Semi-Finals, March 04, 2018


On March 04, 2018, we had our second round of the semi-finals. In the first game, we had Hertz going against the Sukhumvit Spitfires. Harrison Oztemel of the Sukhumvit Spitfires started this one off in the first period by scoring two goals. Hertz answered back in the second period by scoring three goals, the first two by Hertz captain, Justin St. Denis and the the third goal a fluky short handed goal by Andy Brine. Richie Jiaravana tied things up in the third period, but Bill Bredesen and Kim Lidberg scored empty netters at the end of the game to finish this one off 6-3 as well as send Hertz to the final game.

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Hertz Eliminate the Sukhumvit Spitfires – AWARE claims birth in SHL final with win over EXPEDIA

Aware vs Expedia – Ryan Yaden chips the puck past Peraavit “Win” Kovitaya and Andrew Shutsa

Hertz Eliminate the Sukhumvit Spitfires

The Sukhumvit Spitfires looked to tie things up with Hertz as they entered the arena for the second game of the playoffs. 

The action in the first was fast paced in this in one with both teams connecting on a few stretch passes, but neither team could seize an early opportunity.  With under seven minutes left in the first period, Harrison Oztemel scored his first goal of the night to give the Spitfires the lead.  Just over 2 minutes later saw Oztemel score his second goal of the night to put close out the first period with the Spitfires up 2-0.

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Game 1 of the Semi-Finals, February 22, 2018


We had a great start to our playoffs, which were on February 22, 2018!

In our first game at 8:30 we had Aware vs Expedia. Aware got off to a really hot start, scoring just 45 seconds into the first period. By the end of the first period, Aware was leading 4-0. After the 4th goal, Expedia called a time out to reorganize their game plan. After this, Aware only scored 1 goal in the second period and 1 goal in the third period, but Expedia scored their 1 goal one minute into the 3rd period. The final score of the game was Aware 6, Expedia 1. The Rolling Stone Pizza Player of the Game went to Ollie Moyse for his hat-trick on the night.

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AWARE & Hertz take early playoff leads

AWARE’s Devin Michael takes off with Expedia’s Rob Taylor in pursuit.

Same same, but different.

That’s the 2018 SHL semi-final playoffs, compared to the 2017 SHL semi-final playoffs. The seedings were different last year, it was: Sukhumvit, Titanium-Sport Corner (now Expedia), AWARE and Hooters Nana (now Hertz), in that order.

But the match-ups are the same this year with number-one seed AWARE playing fourth-seeded Expedia and number-two seed Sukhumvit playing number-three seed Hertz.

Game one saw an equal number of shots fired on both goalkeepers (29) with a 6-1 outcome in AWARE’s favour. Expedia’s goalie Yves Gaboriault has been fighting the puck of a late and it’s tough for all concerned as last year while playing for AWARE Yves won the SHL’s version of the Vezina Trophy, by posting the league’s best goals-against-average. This year, he has lost his confidence and AWARE took full advantage jumping into a 4-0 first-period lead, led by Oliver Moyse’s hat-trick and a single by Mangkorn Sukwiboon. They added a shorthanded goal by Jouni Heinonen in the second and an even-strength tally by Devin Michael early in the third to take a 6-0 lead before Win Khuhakaew broke Patrick Leduc’s shut-out bid with sixteen minutes left in the game.

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