Week 20 Recap End of Round 4

OK we just wrapped up our 4th round of regular season games last Friday.  Opening game was a fiesty affair as our top 2 teams USA and Sweden battled for top spot.  22 minutes of penalties and Brenda had more visitors than ever this season.  All USA in the opening frame as they out score the Swedes 3-0.  Sweden out duels the Americans in the 2nd 2-1 for a USA lead of 4-2 after 2 periods.  3rd period saw the Swedes again out score the Americans 2-1 but not quite enough as USA takes this puppy 5-4.  Sweden went 0-5 on the PP and USA was 0-2.  Sweden got goals from Leo Brideau, Eric Fletcher, Paul Barbosa and Sal Guerra.  USA got 2 goals from league leader Marcelo Diluzio and singles from Johnny Ridge, Peter Freeman and John Annan. Players of the Game went to USA’s Bobby Ice who stopped many shots this night and looked like the younger Bobby we all love.  Sweden POG went to Eric Fletcher with a solid night on the pond.

Late game between Canada and Poland.  1-0 for Poland after 1 period.  Poland out scored the Canucks 4-3 in the 2nd for a 5-3 lead after 2.  Canada out scored the Polocks 2-1 in the final frame but not enough as Poland wins 6-5 in another nail biter.  Poland went 2-3 on the PP and Canada was 1-1.  Canada got 2 goals from Patty Sharp who is on fire and leads the league in the Rocket Richard race with 22 goals.  George Letsos, Rick Gunther (blast form the past) and Pat McCormick scored singles.  Poland got all 6 single markers, Brent Byer, Frank Nweisser, Joe Cosentino, Frank Arruda, Fill in Ron Lonsdale and Agostino Falcone with a 4 point night.  Player of the Game went to Poland’s Agi Falcone and for Canada Patty McCormick.

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Where is he right now for this picture and who is taking the picture???  Just wrong man!!

So with one more round of games left to play, 4 for each team, USA sit on top with 23 pts followed by Sweden with 21.  Both squads have locked into 1st or 2nd place for the playoff round robin games.  Finland, Canada and Poland sit tied for 3rd with 12 pts each.  Canada leads the league in goals scored with 81 and Poland has allowed the most with 93.  Finland leads the league in power play at 33% and penalty kill at 100%.  USA spends the most time with Brenda with 64 minutes and Poland the least with 28.  Individually Diluzio Sharp and Brideau lead the league in scoring.  Is Patty Sharp a new F1 next year????  Maybe?????  USA Johnny Ridge and Johnny Fasulo along with Swedens Peacock lead the league in penalty minutes.  Finlands Tim Freeman leads the league in rookie scoring.  So an exciting finish in our upcoming 5th round of games will kick off this Friday, February 7 at 9:15 Sweden will skate against Finland.  At 10:30 USA will face off with Canada.  Poland get the week off.

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