Day 2 in North Texas packed with hockey
The fifth event of the North American Prospects Hockey League (NAPHL) 2022-23 season continued on Saturday, November 12th as all SHOW League teams took to the ice for a second day and were joined by the T1ER West Division teams. The event continues on Sunday, November 13th and will take place in Frisco, Texas from November 11-14.
This event will mark the 2022-23 season debut of the SHOW League. It is also the fourth event for the T1ER League as the West Division teams will be in attendance.
The event will be played at several arenas in the North Texas DFW area including the Children’s Health StarCenters in Farmers Branch, Frisco, McKinney, Plano, Richardson, and also the NYTEX Sports Centre.
Merchandise: NAPHL merchandise will be on sale during the event at Farmers Branch, McKinney, and Plano. NAPHL merchandise is sold exclusively and only at NAPHL events and features the hottest and newest styles of sweatshirts, t-shirts, shorts, hats, and more!
Day 2 recaps
SHOW 14: The Highland Park Falcons took down the New Jersey Jr. Titans 3-2 in their early morning matchup. Goaltender Logan Spiegal had a quality 26 save outing for the Falcons while their goals came from Jacob Latnik and two from Andrew Johnnson. The New Mexico Jr. Ice Wolves dominated the Weber Mustangs from start to finish, winning the game 10-1. Jackson Thomas put up a hat trick for the Ice Wolves. Jackson Briggs and Jonathan Foster also had two goals in the win. The Dallas Penguins topped the Vegas Jr. Golden Knights 3-2. Netminder Joseph Lackey made 27 saves in the win. Bryson Bridges, Jason Japp, and Thomas Kubit buried goals for the Penguins. The New Jersey Jr. Titans had a surge of offense against the Arizona Hockey Union, scoring seven goals and winning by a final score of 7-4. Jack Dunne had a pair of goals for the Titans and Michael Ditwell had a goal and two assists as well. Nicholas Babaoglu, Rebel Calvanese, Conor McGoldrick, and Sean Cohn were the other goalscorers. In a highly offensive battle, the New Jersey Jr. Titans came out on top to defeat the New Mexico Jr. Ice Wolves 10-6. New Jersey Forward Jack Dunne recorded a hat trick and four points. Michael Ditwell had a goal and four points as well. Timmy Gorlenko had two goals for the Titans. The Dallas Penguins defeated Arizona Hockey Union 10-0. Dallas netminder Max Klein had a 13 save shutout. Brian Meier, Bryson Bridges, and Thomas Kubit each had a goal and an assist. Ravi Pothukanuri buried two goals and three points for the Penguins. The Vegas Jr. Golden Knights ended their Saturday with a dominant 10-0 win over the Weber Mustangs. Nathan Kerr, Nicholas Gallagher, and Aiden Fitzgerald each had a pair of goals in the win. Collin Davis dished three assists for Vegas.
SHOW 16:The St. Louis Sting edged past the Arizona Hockey Union to defeat them 5-4. St. Louis forward Trevor Bryson had a pair of goals in the win. Kirill Slabun, Dallas Kersting, and Colin Ammel scored the other goals for the Sting. The Clearwater Ice Storm National defeated the Pekin Dragons 3-1. Clearwater’s Colin Jackson scored the lone goal in the first period and Trent Coleman Doubled the lead in the 2nd. Kane Eanes scored the final goal for the Ice Storm in the 3rd. The Chicago Jets outlasted the Texas Tigers, defeating them by a final score of 3-1. Truman Sterling backed the Jets in net, keeping out all but one of 31 shots faced. Chicago goals were scored by Sean Raihle, Dylan Greenwald, and Liam Keohane. Joe Lawrence’s goal 1:54 into the 3rd period proved to be the decider for his Rose City Pats 16U in their 4-3 win over the Houston Wild. Lawrence scored a hat trick for the Pats while their other offense came from Riley Scharlin. The Chicago Hawks defeated the Anaheim Jr. Ducks 3-1 Saturday morning. Landon Longo put the Ducks ahead through a period with a goal. Chicago’s Andrew Nugent tied it in the 2nd and Adam Lukwinski and Nathan Petrusevski both buried in the 3rd to seal the victory. The Highland Park Falcons narrowed past Cherry Creek Hockey Academy to beat them 3-2. Alexander Wutzke was outstanding in net for the Falcons, making 44 saves. Highland Park goals came from Ian Pogany, Nash McKeague, and Julian Calcagnino.The Vegas Jr. Golden Knights had a 3rd period offensive surge which led them to defeat the Tampa Bay Jr. Lightning 5-1. Luca Doremus buried a pair of goals for the victors. Ryan Williams and Tate Morrison also had multi-point performances for the Golden Knights. Aden Zirogiannis got the better of Luka Remec in a goaltending battle, his Texas Warriors coming out on top 1-0 over the New Mexico Jr. Ice Wolves. Zirogiannis made 22 saves in the shutout. The lone goal of the contest was scored by Texas’ John Bowdich 12:44 into the opening frame. The SISU Thunderbirds picked up a 6-4 victory over Monument Hockey Academy thanks to Devin Eby and Colin McConnell who both had two goals in the win. Nate Novotny and Evan O’Connor scored the other goals for the Thunderbirds. The Clearwater Ice Storm American defeated the Park City Ice Miners 7-4. Forward Jake Ormanic had two goals for the Ice Storm. Zev Schulman and Elliot Hernandez also had multiple points for Clearwater. The Tampa Crunch outplayed the Texas Jr. Brahmas on Saturday, taking them down by a score of 10-1. Seven skaters on Tampa had multiple points in the game, highlighted by a two goal, four point game from forward PJ Johnson. A dominant five-point game from Ryan Loftus led his squad, St. Viator, to a 10-2 victory over the Rose City Pats. Finn Hogan, Brandon Thomsen, and Tommy Speck also had multi-point games for St. Viator. The Houston Wild defeated the Pekin Dragons 3-1. Houston forward Tyler Milazzo put up two goals in the winning effort. Britton Brown was the other goalscorer. Wild goalie Damian Clark stopped 33 of 34 shots. The Orland Park Vikings took down Cherry Creek Hockey Academy 4-1. Vikings netminder Max Cook made 21 saves on 22 shots. The Vikings’ goals came from Aidan Blokel, Andrew Speh, Andrew Engstrom, and Cal Riemen. The Chicago Jets shutout Arizona Hockey Union 6-0. Benjamin Bracas made 12 saves in the shutout. EJ Scullion, Matthew Lizak, and Ryan Baby each had one goal and one assist. Karsten Ewert dished a pair of assists for the Jets. The Anaheim Jr. Ducks defeated the St. Louis Sting 5-1. Matt Dugan put up a pair of goals in the win while their goalie Ray Quinn made 26 stops on 27 shots. Tyler Lang dished off two assists for the Ducks. The Texas Tigers found the back of the net seven times in their 7-3 win over the Chicago Hawks. Bryce Millington and Marcus Levita both buried two goals for the Tigers. Lack Lubahn posted a goal and two assists for Texas. Clearwater Ice Storm National flurried the Highland Park Falcons with 42 shots and 4 goals in the 4-2 win. Clearwater netminder Gregory Politis stopped all but one of 24 shots faced. Preston Peterson found the back of the net twice for the Ice Storm.
SHOW 18: The Anaheim Jr. Ducks opened up Saturday’s action with a 4-2 victory over the Chicago Hawks. Nick Coles made an impressive 45 stops in the win while Anaheim’s offense came from two goals by Carson Ferry and one by Brandon Grant and Aedan Proof. The Chicago Jets narrowly topped the Texas Tigers 2-1. James Casey had a strong performance in net for the victors, keeping out 19 of 20 shots faced. Ethan Walsh and Arun Nickerson both tickled twine for the Jets while Carson Spear scored the goal for Texas. The Orland Park Vikings dominated St. Mary’s, winning the contest by a final score of 9-2. Josh Werner and Jacob Mish both had two goals for the Vikings. Devin Bruns, Payton Bough, and Kyle Arias also had multiple point performances. The Highland Park Falcons took down Cherry Creek Hockey Academy 3-2. Johnny Longabaugh and Finley Gauger both scored for Highland Park to give them a 2-0 lead through 20 minutes. Nick Fonk buried the other goal for the Falcons while Ethan Robbins and Billy O’Grady buried for Cherry Creek. The St. Louis Sting came out on top in their matchup against Arizona Hockey Union, beating them 3-2. Tyler Montgomery was the backstop for the Sting, making 16 saves on 18 shots. St. Louis’ goals came twice from Luke Ferguson and the other was deposited by Ethan Cook. The Northwest Chargers defeated the Clearwater Ice Storm National. George Kopec, Daniel Perillo, Oliver Gruca, and Lukas Kurowski scored the goals for Northwest. Ryan Knauss and Nicholas Garza also dished two assists in the victory. Zane Mazzola scored 1:56 into overtime to lift the McKinney North Stars past the Pilot Mound Buffaloes 4-3. Netminder Ryan Foto made 28 saves for the North Stars, enough to earn him the win. Connor Kirby, Ivan Gutierrez, and Caleb Hames also found the back of the net for McKinney. Golden State Elite picked up a convincing 11-1 victory over the Texas Jr. Brahmas. Rohin Young scored four goals in the winning effort and Max Oppenheim and Luca Tartaglia each had four points as well. Their goalie Hunter Oblander made 18 saves on 19 shots. St. Viator defeated and shutout Monument Hockey Academy 5-0. Dylan Harer potted a pair of goals and Connor Jones, Jake Knieling, and Evan Wenzel provided the other goals for St. Viator. Denver East goaltender Samuel Cozart had a quality 23 save shutout to lead his squad past Pacific Ridge Hockey Club 3-0. Zeke Giles had a goal and assist for Denver. Vance Vialpando and Matt Smith also found the back of the net in the contest. The Lincoln Stars beat the Tri Valley Bulls 5-2. Jacob Morgan backstopped for the Stars, keeping out 29 of 31 shots faced. Lincoln’s goals can be attributed to Mike Baran (2), Caleb Burch, Donovan Bradford, and Will Mcdonnel. Despite a late comeback push from the Clearwater Ice Storm American, the Portland Jr. Winterhawks held on to take the 3-2 win. Nicholas Ulyanov had a strong performance in net for Portland, making 28 saves on 30 shots. Sean O’Connor, Alexander Ulyanov, and Anthony Endres were the scorers for the Winterhawks. The Chicago Hawks defeated the Texas tigers 5-1. JP Teichman led all skaters with a hat trick and four points in the game. Josh Taylor and Brian Manns both had two points in the game as well. The Tri State Spartans came away with a 4-3 win in their matchup against the Dallas Penguins. Their goalie Nicholas Schittenhelm made an impressive 44 saves on 47 shots. Tri State goals came from Darcy Koch, John Hall, Aiden Byler, and Xander Morrison. Clearwater Ice Storm National held the Highland Park Falcons to just 14 shots in their 2-1 win last night. Both Clearwater goals came from their forward Joseph Brown. The Orland Park Vikings drew away from Cherry Creek Hockey Academy in the 2nd period to spark a 8-1 victory. Jack Wilcox recorded two goals and one assist for the Vikings. Kyle Arias also had a goal and two points. Chicago Jets posted 12 goals and 59 shots in their dominant 12-1 win over Arizona Hockey Union. Christopher Ottsen, Arun Nickerson, and Joseph Deitcher each scored two goals for the jets. Defenseman Nathan Cohen dished four assists in the win. Three first period goals from the St. Louis Sting was enough to win their matchup 3-2 over the Anaheim Jr. Ducks. Ethan Cook scored two goals for the Sting. Ryan Obert kept out 47 of 49 shots in the win. St. Mary’s forward Robert Bird scored his second of the game 1:37 into overtime to give St. Mary’s a 3-2 victory over the Northwest Chargers. St. Mary’s goalie Luc Caron came out on top while making 23 saves on 25 shots. Nicolas Grigoropoulos was the other goalscorer for St. Mary’s.
T1ER 16: Team Alaska came out on top in their matchup against the Arizona Bobcats 4-3. All four Alaska goals came from different skaters: Zidane Dietz, Reece Poisson, Kayden Lynch, and Chase Mascelli. Poisson and Dietz also put up one assist in the winning effort. A strong opening period from the Orland Park Vikings led them to a 4-1 win over the Colorado Springs Tigers. Andrew Speh and Cal Riemen both lit the lamp in the 1st for Orland Park. Andrew Engstrom and Aidan Blokel buried the biscuit for the Vikings as well. The Vegas Jr. Golden Knights took it to the Ontario Jr. Reign, shutting them out 3-0. Ryan Disbrow, Connor Beers, and Carter Adams provided the offense for the Golden Knights with goals. Jayden Hitt buried the lone goal in the shootout for the Rose City Pats in their 5-4 win over the Northwest Stars. In regulation, Rose City forward Joe Lawrence had a hat trick and four points. Trevor Wang put up two assists in the contest and Isaac Kwon scored the other Rose City goal. The Ontario Jr. Reign shut down the Arizona Bobcats offense, backed by goalie Thomas Andreeff, and beat them 4-0. Holden Ward put up a pair of goals for the Jr. Reign. Calvin Ruggerio and Paul Eisan also scored for Ontario while defenseman Kadyn Garcia put up two assists. Team Alaska finished off their day going 2-0 after defeating the Colorado Spring Tigers 6-1. Forward Jayani Benson had two goals and three points in the contest. Merit Waldrop and Patrick Tolan also posted multiple points in the victory. Vegas Jr. Golden Knights forward Connor Beers scored 2:30 into overtime to give his team a 2-1 win over the Northwest Stars. Ben Branco scored the goal in regulation for Vegas while Northwest’s lone goal came in the 3rd from Cameron Kimmerly.
T1ER 18: The Colorado Springs Tigers outperformed the Ontario Jr. Reign, shutting them out 8-0. Seven skaters for the Tigers accumulated two or more points in the game, featured by a two goal, three point night for forward Marcus Ray. Dashiell Ingram had three assists in the game for the Tigers. Team Alaska had an impressive outing against the Vegas Jr. Golden Knights, beating them by a final score of 9-1. Eight different skaters found the back of the net for Alaska, highlighted by a two goal, three point performance from Dantae Hunziker. The Arizona Bobcats doubled up on the Northwest Stars offense, beating them by a final score of 6-3. Ryan Jim had a pair of goals for the Bobcats while Parker Stepien had a goal and assist. Kelton Chadwick scored the fourth goal and eventual game winner for the Bobcats.