Mike Rukavina

Week 18 Recap

Last weeks games recap

Early match between Finland and Canada, a good one.  Canada stormed out 3-1 after the first period.  Second period saw both squads scored once.  Final period again saw both teams scoring twice each for a final Canada victory of 6-4.  Finland went 0-1 on the PP and Canada was 0-0.  Goal scorers for Canada, all singles, Robin Flumerfelt, Rob McKean, Pat Sharp, Robin Chantaj, Pat McCormick and Bryce Lewis.  For Finland 2 goals from Tim Randa and singles from Ron Cormier and Dwayne Tygesen.  Players of the Game went to Finlands Ron Cormier and for Canada Frank Rispoli.  Does he look retired????

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Late game between USA and Poland.  All Trumpsters in the 1st as they out score Poland 3-1.  USA got the lone goal in the 2nd period.  Poland out scored USA 2-1 in the 3rd period but not quite enough as USA takes this one 5-3.  Poland went 0-1 on the PP and USA was 0-0.  Poland got 2 goals from Frank Arruda and a single from Alan Robb.  USA got 2 goals from both John Annan and Peter Freeman and a single from Ron Chantaj.  Players of the Game went to USA John Annan and for Poland Frank Arruda.

This weeks games on Friday, January 24 at 9:15 Poland vs Finland and at 10:30 Canada vs Sweden.  USA get the week off now sitting on top of the standings all alone after 5 straight victories.

Don’t forget to get your Super Bowl squares as only a few are left.  $10 per square.  Mark Plewes will be around selling final squares this week.

See you all on the ice!!!

Week 17 Recap

Ok Friday night games recap.

Early match between Sweden and Poland.  Poland actually had 13 players dressed, a first this season.  All Swedes in the 1st period as they score 3 unanswered goals.  Sweden backstop McCallum played a big part of that as Poland out shot the Swedes in that 1st period.  Sweden out scores Poland 3-2 in the 2nd for a 6-2 lead.  Final frame saw both squads score 3 times for a Sweden victory of 9-5.  Both teams went 1-1 on the PP.  Poland got a hat trick from team sponsor Frank Nweisser and singles from Frank Arruda with a Phil Esposito goal and Joe Cosentino.  Sweden got a hat trick from the svelte Brian Burke (on fire!!!!) and singles from Sal Guerra, Enzo Ianno (thanking the gods again), Eric Fletcher, Leo Brideau, Steve Kaluzny, and the very handsome Joe Peacock.  USA player Marcelo Diluzio was messing with Joe as he was taking selfies in the crowd during Swedens game.  wtf?????

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Players of the Game went to Swedens Brian Burke and to Polands Frank Nweisser.

Late game was a battle of the Barrett Brothers and a battle of the Freeman brothers and almost the Ide brothers as well as USA faced off against Finland.  Sounds like a Jerry Springer episode.  Good attendance on both squads for this one.  Mike Jende filling in for the absent Bobby Ide.  USA 3 Finland 2 after the 1st period.  Finland scored both goals on the PP and USA had a short handed marker there.  USA 2-1 in the 2nd for a 5-3 lead after 2 frames.  Finland pushed the Americans in the final frame out scoring them 2-1 but not quite enough as USA wins this great brotherly battle 6-5.  Finland went 2-4 on the PP and USA was 0-2.  Finland got all single goals from Tim Randa, Tim Martins, Brian Spence, Tony Carlisle and Jay Cummings.  USA got 2 goals from league leader Marcelo Diluzio and singles from Peter Freeman, Dan Barrett, Steve Ferrin and Murray Disco Russell.  Players of the Game went to Finlands Tony Carlisle and to USA Marcelo Diluzio.

Next weeks games Friday, January 17 are as follows 9:15 Canada vs Finland and at 10:30 Poland vs USA.  Sweden gets the week off.

Mark Plewes will be around selling Super Bowl squares for $10 each, get them while they are still available.

Cheers

See you all on the ice!

Super Bowl Squares

Boys

Plewsie will begin selling Super Bowl Squares Friday, January 10.  $10 per square, hurray and get yours because once they are gone they are gone.  This years Super Bowl is Sunday, February 2 in Miami.

Cheers

Week 16 Recap

Early game to open 2020 between Canada and USA.  All Canucks in the 1st taking a 2-0 lead.  Second period saw both squads score twice with Canada on top 4-2 after 2.  Canada scored early in the 3rd taking a 5-2 lead.  Then the mighty Americans turned on the jets and scored 5 unanswered goals to win this one 7-5.  A massive comeback.  Canada went 0-1 on the PP and USA was 0-0.  Canada got a hat trick from Patrick Sharp and singles from Kevin Nicholson and Pat McCormick.  USA got all singles from Ron Chantaj, Johnny Fasulo, Joel May, Johnny Ridge, Dan Barrett, Marcelo Diluzio and Steve Atchison.  Players of the Game went to Canada’s Patrick Sharp and for USA Ron Chantaj.  Great hockey game.

Late game between Sweden and Finland was a nail biter too.  Both teams scored twice each after one period.  2nd period saw singles from both squads for a 3-3 tie after 2.  Sweden scored early in the 3rd to take the lead and then scored again mid way through the 3rd, up 5-3.  Finland gets one back just under a minute to go and a full press as 5 bodies were visiting Brenda.  Swedens McCallum shut the door and Sweden wins 5-4.  Finland went 1-2 on the PP and Sweden was 0-1.  Finland got 2 goals from Ron Cormier and singles from Tim Freeman and Jay Cummings.  Rookie Tim Freeman had a 4 point night and his Pops Bruce had 3 assists, impressive.  Sweden got 2 goals from Eric Fletcher and singles from Leo Brideau, Mike Rukavina and Joe Peacock.  Players of the Game went to Finlands Gordie Ide and for Sweden the big return of their emotional leader Brian Burke.

Next weeks games goes Friday, January 10, 2020 at 9:15 pm Sweden plays Poland.  At 10:30 pm Finland skates with USA.  Canada get the week off.

We will soon have our Super Bowl squares available.  Stay tuned.  See you all on the ice!

Week 15 End of Round 3 Recap

Last games of 2019 and the end of our third round of reg season games.  Early game between Canada and Poland was not a goalie friendly match.  Canada out scores Poland 4-3 in the opening frame.  Poland explodes for 6 goals in the 2nd and the Canucks just get 1.  Poland on top 9-5 after 2.  Canada comes back with 3 straight unanswered goals in the 3rd making it a 9-8 game but they ran out of clock and Poland wins 9-8 final score.  Poland went 1-2 on the PP and Canada went 1-3 and scored short handed in this one.  Poland got 4 goals from Alan Robbitski, 2 goals from Frank Arrudaski and singles from Jim Maguireski, Brent Byerski and Joe Cosentinoski.  Canada got 4 goals from Paul Harty, 2 goals from Patty Sharp and singles from Rob McKean and Rick Gunther.  Players of the Game went to both #15’s Polands Alan Robb and Canada’s Paul Harty.

Late game between the top 2 teams Sweden and USA.  2-1 for the Swedes after one period.  2-1 for the Americans in the 2nd for a 3-3 tie after 2.  The final frame saw a very tired Swedish team run out of gas as the Americans score 4 unanswered for a big 7-3 victory.  Sweden went 1-2 on the PP and USA was 0-0.  USA got 2 goals from Marcelo Diluzio, Dan Barrett and Steve Ferrin.  A single marker from Murray Russell.  Sweden got goals from Mike Rukavina, Paul Barbosa and Leo Brideau.  Players of the Game went to Swedens Paul Barbosa and for the Yanks Steve Ferrin.  A wop and a pork chop walked into the bar………

So 3 rounds of 5 in the books.  Sweden is on top with 16 its followed by USA with 15, Finland with 11 and both Canada and Poland with 9.  The usually bandits lead the league in scoring with Diluzio on top and Tygesen and McKean on his tail.  Johnny ‘Cowboy’ Ridge leads the league in rookie scoring and in penalty minutes, Stan Mikita action.

So start of round 4 and the new year 2020 games on Friday, January 3 are as follows; 9:15 Canada vs USA and at 10:30 Finland vs Sweden.  Poland get the week off.

Wishing all of you and your families a Happy New Year, lots of love and best wishes.

See you all on the ice!

Week 14 Holiday Games Recap

Awww our final games before this Christmas holiday kicks off.   Lots of good spirits in the rink last night.

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Art and Brenda all so excited about Santa coming soon!!

Early game between Sweden and Canada.  Sweden gets 2 in the 1st and Canada gets 1.  Canada outscores Sweden 3-2 in the 2nd tieing this tilt up at 4-4 after 2 periods.  The final frame saw both teams go scoreless for the first 10 minutes of the period and then Sweden explodes for 3 straight goals in less than 2 minutes.  Both squads score one more time in the last 2 minutes for a final Swedish victory of 8-5.  Exciting game.  Sweden went 0-2 on the PP and Canada was 0-1. Canada got 2 goals from Paul Harty and singles from Harve Mihalic, Robin Chantaj and Robin Flumerfelt.  Sweden got 2 goals from both Mike Rukavina and Rob McLaughlin and singles from Enzo Ianno (his 1st of the season and he thanked all the gods above), Tony Thomas, Eric Fletcher and the very handsome Joseph Peacock.  Players of the Game went to Swedens Rob McLaughlin and for Canada Paul Harty.

Late game between Finland and a depleted Polish squad.  All Finland in the 1st as they score 3 times.  2 more Finnish goals in the 2nd for a 5-0 lead after 2.  Final period saw both teams get 2 goals each for a final Finland win of 7-2.  Finland went 0-1 on the PP and Poland was 0-0.  Poland got goals from Joe Cosentino and Frank Arruda.  Finland got 2 goals each from both Dwayne Tygesen and the ageless Bruce Freeman.  Singles from Robbie Leenaars, Jay Cummings and Tony Carlisle.  Players of the Game went to Finlands Bruce Freeman and for Poland Art ‘Santa’ Senkowski.  One more game before we shut down 2019 on Friday, December 27 ar Port Credit arena to close out our 3rd round of preseason games.  9:15 Canada will skate with Poland and at 10:30 Sweden will face off against USA.  Finland get the week off.

On behalf of the entire PCOHL Exec we want to wish all of our members and their family and friends a safe, happy, joyous and prosperous Christmas Holiday.

See you all on the ice!!

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60 years young!!!

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Ahh USA Dan Barrett turned 60 years old this weekend.  Happy happy Dan.  Bruce Freeman says when he was 60 bread was a nickel and there was so much snow.

Richard Chalovich also turned 60 in the last few weeks.  Happy happy Commish!!!!

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Week 13 Recap & Friday the 13th?????

Friday the 13th recap and week 13, the Mayans said something about this alignment.

Early game between USA and Poland.  Scoreless in the 1st frame.  The 2nd period was all squared up too as both teams scored single goals for a 1-1 tie after 2.  The final period was all Peter Freeman for the USA as he scored a natural hat trick in the 3rd and the USA win this battle 4-1.  Poland went 0-2 on the PP and USA was 0-0.  Joe Cosentino scored the lone Polish marker.  USA got a trick from Peter Freeman and a single from Murray DISCO Russell.  Players of the Game obviously Peter Freeman for the Yanks and Bryon Wright for the Polocks.

Late game between Canada and the surging Finland squad.  Canada get the lone goal in the 1st period.  Canada continued their dominance scoring twice in the 2nd period for a 3-0 lead after 2.  Both squads scored once in the final frame for a final victory of 4-1 for Canada.  Both teams went 0-1 on the PP.  Tim Martins scored the lone Finland goal.  Canada got 2 from the speedy Patrick Sharp and singles from Patty McCormick and Rob McKean.  Players of the Game went to Finlands Tim Martins and for Canada Frank Rispoli.

This weeks Xmas special will go Friday December 20 at 9:15 Sweden will play Canada and at 10:30 Finland will do battle with Poland.  USA get the week off for last minute shopping.

Thanks to everyone for the success of our Holiday draw prizes coming this week.

See you all on the ice!!!

Holiday 50/50 Draw Results

Boys,

Awesome job this year on buying tickets for our annual Holiday 50/50 draw, thank you all very much.  Also wanted to thank a few others before I show you the winners.  Biggest thanks to Mark Plewes for all he does for us and his work in collecting the prizes and selling the tickets each week.  Gracias Plewesy!  Also wanted to thank John Annan for printing the tickets this year.  Scott, Flumerfelt and Spence as well for your help on our Holiday event.

Also wanted to thank the following boys who donated prizes and if we forgot anyone our apologies Plewesy is old and sometimes forgets.  David Dupal, Dan Barrett, Neil Kelly, Mike Rukavina, Dwayne Tygesen, Alan Robb, Gary Julius, Frank Rispoli and Dave Connolly, thank you lads.

So here are the winners:

Travel Mug, Beer stein and mini booze bottles – Steve Ferrin – USA

Two and a Half Men and 30 rock DVD sets + mini booze bottles – Billy Dawe – USA

Hockey Gloves – John Fasulo – USA

Leeds travel luggage – Joe Peacock – Sweden

Wireless shower speaker + mini booze bottles – Sal Guerra – Sweden

2 piece LED candles + bottle of red wine mmmmmmmmm – Eric Fletcher – Sweden

Team Canada Print + mini booze bottles – Steve Kaluzny – Sweden

Heys Computer Travel Bag – Paul Barbosa – Sweden

Dupal Studios Womans makeover certificate + accessories – Matt Goddard – Poland

Heys Tavel luggage – Jeff Kostick – Poland

Mens Travel boarding Bag – Jody Young – Poland

Multi media device holder & hanger for car – Jim Maguire – Poland

Team Canada Gold Medal Print + mini Booze bottles – Frank Nweisser – Poland

LED track Light – Dave Woodside – Random

Ferarri Leather Mens jacket (L) – Bruce Freeman – Finland

Omen 6 DVD set + mini Booze bottles – Murray Barrett – Finland

Raptor shirt, Gold accessories & hat, travel mug + mini booze bottles – Tim Randa – Finland

Amercian Crew mens travel pack – Ron Cormier – Finland

Samsung Gear Iconx cordless ear buds – Kevin Nicholson – Canada

Hill Street Blues DVD, MASH DVD + mini booze bottles – Robin Flumerfelt – Canada

2 bottle wine gift set – Paul Harty – Canada

2 bottle wine gift set – Patrick Sharp – Canada

 

and big prize of $500 CASH goes too……..rookie Brice Lewis from Canada.

 

As usual anyone who meets Mrs. Lewis please tell her Brice won $50 only hahaha.

Congrats Boys we will be bringing out all the prizes this Friday night except USA as they are off.  Again. thank you all very much for your continued support.

See you all on the ice!

 

 

Week 12 Recap

Last nights games recap.  Early tilt between Finland and a full USA squad, something the polices have not come close to you yet this year.  2-2 after the opening period.  Finland out score the Americans 2-1 for a 4-3 lead.  2 Finland goals midway closed out this game with Finland on top 6-3 and their 2nd straight win.  Both squads went 0-1 on the PP.  USA got goals from rookie McCullough his 1st career goal, Dan Barrett and Billy Dawe on a tear this year in scoring.  Finland got 2 goals from both Ron Cormier and the ageless Bruce Freeman, and singles from Tim Randa and Tim Martins.  Players of the Game went to Finlands #13 Brian Spence and USA #1 Bobby Ide.

Late game between Sweden and a depleted Polish team needing 2 call ups for this one.  1-1 after the 1st period which saw 2 back up goalies fill in for Sweden, an Ide brothers fill in.  Bobby for the 1st and Gordie for the 2nd and 3rd.  Both Ide brothers tried to stay in at the start of the 2nd and the Polocks were totally confused??????   Poland out duelled Sweden 2-1 in the 2nd for a 3-2 lead.  Sweden scored twice early int he 3rd taking the lead but no let down from the Polish squad as they tied it up late in the 3rd for a final 4-4 tie.  Poland got goals from Alan Robb, Agostino Falcone, Bryon Wright and fill in Marcelo Diluzio.  Sweden got 2 goals from Leo Brideau, what he actually shot on net in the regular season????, Mike Rukavina and best prison buddy Joe Peacock.  Both teams went 0-1 on the PP.  Players off the Game went to Swedens Leo Brideau and Poland Agostino Falcone great handle!!!!!

Hey don’t forget to bring your cash for our Holiday 50/50 draw as this week will be our last week of selling tickets as we will do the draw next Saturday.  $5 each or 5 for $20.  If anyone can still donate a prize that would be awesome for more winners.  Please see Mark Plewes, Brian Spence or Robin Flumerfelt.

This weeks games go Friday, December 13 at 9:15 USA will do battle with Poland and at 10:30 Finland will skate against Canada.  Sweden get the week off with their beautiful Swedish wives and girlfriends.

See you all on the ice!