Week 2. 2019 Playoffs

Well well well just when you think you know everything a big surprise happens.

Early game between the rested #1 seed Swedes and the #5 seed USA coming off a trashing their opening playoff game from Canada.

First Period

1.  USA, Flumerfelt 1 (Kostick, Randa) 12:05

2.  SWE, Russell 1 (Mihalic, Cosentino) 10:50

3.  USA, Maguire 1 (Randa, Chantan) 10:13

Penalties – SWE Ron Chantaj 5:11

Second Period

4.  USA, Maguire 2 (Young, McKean) 14:03

5.  SWE, Brideau 1 (Russell) 8:29

6.  SWE, Tygesen 1 (Wright) 3:07

7.  USA, Randa 1 (unassisted) 2:14

Penalties – SWE Brideau 12:28, SWE Martins 6:36

Third Period

8. USA, Flumerfelt 2 (unassisted) 14:47

9.  SWE, Russell 2 (Cosentino) 14:09

10.  SWE, Tygesen 2 (unassisted) 7:19

11.  USA, McKean 1 (Kostick, Flumerfelt) 6:08

12.  USA, Nicholson 1 (McKean) 2:01

Penalties – none

USA 7.  SWEDEN 5. 

Goalies – USA G. Ide WIN 1-1-0. SWE Rispoli LOSS 0-1-0

Power Play.  Sweden 0-0.   USA 0-3

Players of the Game – SWE – #11 Dwayne Tygesen. USA #5 Robin Flumerfelt

So a major upset as the yanks win this one and even their record at 1-1 they will get the next week off.  Sweden now losers of 3 straight look to rebound this week against the 1-1 Finns.

Late game between Canada and Finland, both squads winning their opening playoff matches.

First Period

1.  CAN, Harty 2 (unassisted) 13:22

2.  CAN, Annan 2 (Ianno) 10:52

3.  CAN, Annan 3 (Julius) 5:58

4.  CAN, Burke 1 (Arruda) 2:47

Penalties – none

Second Period

5.  CAN, Robb 4 (Boudens, Arruda) 13:28

Penalties – CAN Chamberlain 10:18, FIN Rinaldo 10:13, FIN Leenaars 7:58,

FIN Leenaars 3:21

Third Period

6.  FIN, Messenger 1 (Plewes) 14:09

7.  FIN, MacDougall 3 (Barrett) 12:34 Short Handed

Penalties – FIN Carlisle 12:59, CAN Robb 4:00, FIN Spence 4:00

CANADA 5.  FINLAND 2.  

Goalies – CAN Senkowski WIN 2-0-0.  FIN McCallum LOSS 1-1-0

Power Play – CAN 0-4. FIN 0-1

Players of the Game    CANADA #5 Johnny Annan.  FINLAND #12 Rob Messenger

So Canada sits atop with 2 wins, USA and Finland are both 1-1 and Poland and Sweden at the bottom with an 0-1 record.

This week Friday, March 29 our games will go an hour earlier.  First game puck drop is at 8:15 pm as Sweden faces off against Finland and at 9:30 Poland will skate with Canada.  USA get the week off.

See you all on the ice Boys!!