Dom and Zack are joined in the studio this week by Jesse Starosta from KCG. We just finished off week 15 in the SHL, and in the first game of the night at 9:00 pm we had KCG vs Siam Mandalay. This game had lots of action and KCG took an early lead with goals from Time Phatigulsate and Jesse Starosta, but Siam Mandalay reduced the lead to one with a goal from Tan Limpinphet. In the second period, KCG scored two more goals, one from Jan Isaksson and a second from Phatigulsate to make it 4-1. Siam Mandalay brought them within two when Mike Wilson scored a short handed goal. In the third period, Siam Mandalay tied things up with goals from Darius Konotopetz and Turner Johnson, which forced an overtime period. The action was back and forth in OT, but neither team could get one past the netminder, which forced a sudden death shootout. First up for KCG was Jan Isaksson, but he was stopped by Dream Ungkulpattanasuk. First up for Siam Mandalay was Turner Johnson, who was stopped by Leo Liao. Second up for both KCG was Winnie Luckanatinakorn and Win Khuhakeaw for Siam Mandalay and both were stopped. Third up for KCG was Punn Phasukkjwatana, who was stopped by Unkulpattanasuk. Third up for Siam Mandalay was Yean Thanakroekkiat for put an amazing move on Liao and scored the game winner.
In the second game of this series between PEAK Biolabs and Aware, Scott Murray of Aware scored first six minutes into the first period. PEAK came back in the second period with goals by Yean Thanakroekkiat and John Schachnovsky. Aware tied things up with a goal by Adrian Meyers, but late in the third had Thanakroekkiat scoring his second and Michael White getting an empty netter to finish things off. The Rolling Stone Pizza Player of the Game went to Yean Thanakroekkiat for his two goals excellent defensive play all night.
In our first game of the night, we had the undefeated Novotel Spitfires facing off against the undefeated Peak Biolabs. Peak opened things up early scoring 3 goals in the first period. The Spitfires answered back in the second period, scoring 2 goals of their own, but Peak sealed the deal and closed things out, scoring 2 goals in the final period to finish the game 5-2. The Rolling Stone Pizza Player of the Game went to Yean Thanakroekkiat for have a great defensive game.
We had a whirl wind of a year this year. Captain, Patrik Lundback, led Team Aware to a 10 game win streak to start off the season, finally losing to TRUE on January 20, 2019.
At the end of the regular season, Aware topped the pack with 30 points. The closest team were the Novotel Spitfires with 20 points.
Captain, Brad Wilson, led the Novotel Spitfires had a 5-4 record going into the Christmas break, and finished off the regular season with 20 points.
Mike Wilson’s TRUE team started off rough, losing their first 10 games of the season, finally beating Hertz on the January 13 and they finished off the season with 15 points.