North American Prospects Hockey League logo North American Prospects Hockey League
A Step Above the Rest NA3HL NAHL USA Hockey T1ER NAHL Combines

NAPHL event comes to a close with final 18U, 16U games

December 22, 2020

The seventh NAPHL event of the 2020-21 season came to a close on Monday, December 21st in Dallas, Texas with the final 18U and 16U games of the event.

Day 4 recaps

18U Division: The 18U portion of the event came to a close on Monday with nine games on the slate. Arizona edged out Tri-State in the first matchup, buoyed by Tyler Ortega’s game-winner in the third period, while Carshield ousted Team Illinois with ease, riding Matt Smith’s 21-save shutout to a 5-0 win. Meijer’s Emerson Goode notched a hat-trick to lead his team to a 5-1 win over Colorado Springs, and Indy scored four in the final two periods to earn a comeback win over East Coast. Later on, Ontario edged out West Coast 2-1 on the back of Kody Fitzgerald’s third-period game-winner, Esmark tallied four in the first to cruise past New Hampshire 7-0, Des Moines broke open a scoreless deadlock with Noah Griswold’s OT winner to top Philadelphia 1-0, Team Maryland netted four unanswered to beat Northwest 4-1, and Tahoe concluded the event with a 4-1 win, holding off Florida Alliance’s late comeback charge. 

16U Division: Seven games capped off the 16U division action on Monday, with plenty of goals and offense throughout the matchups. Arizona departed on a good note with a 5-0 shutout win over Ontario, as Max Geddes stopped 20 of 20 shots for the win. Indy then rode Theo Foglio’s hat-trick to a comfortable 7-2 win over West Coast, followed by Carshield cruising to a 5-2 win over Madison on the back of a remarkable five-goal first period. Jackson Graber put on a similar show for Florida Alliance, tallying a hat-trick to guide his side to a 6-1 win over New Hampshire. Esmark rode a Blaise Becker shutout (20 saves) and balanced scoring to a 4-0 win over Meijer, before Finn Theriault posted a stellar performance — four goals, including three in the third period — to guide Colorado Springs past Tri-State 6-4, and Des Moines outlasted Northwest for a 3-2 shootout win, as Lincoln Whitaker netted the deciding tally in the breakaway contest. 

Bauer True Temper Hockey USA Hockey USPA Hockeyak
Warroad Howies Hockey Tape Lettermen Sports DASH Digital Auction Showdown K1 Sportswear Official Game Puck
HockeyWolf Bethel University Avis Car Rental Budget Car Rental Ace Rent A Car
Neutral Zone NSC Super Rink Source One Digital
Let's Play Hockey Let's Play Hockey USA Hockey Magazine MYHockey Rankings