Ok Week 3 early tilt between Portugal and Italia. 2-1 after 1 for the Azzuri. 4-3 for Italy in the 2nd for a 6-4 lead into the 3rd. Portugal made it a 1 goal game early in the 3rd but Italy was too much for the Portuguese as they score 3 more times. Portugal got one bak late but final Italy 9 Portugal 6. Portugal should have worn their North Macedonia shirts that would have messed the Italians up for sure. Portugal got a hat trick from Greg Platt and singles from Dave Woodside, Frank Arruda and Dave Wodar. Italy got a hat trick from Marcello Di Luzio and singles from Eric Fletcher, Neil Kelly, Dave Vincelli, Paul Harty, John Levac and Leo Brideau. Players of the Game went to Portugals Greg Platt with a 5 point night. And for the Italians the very handsome Marcello Di Luzio.
Late game between Scotland and Ireland. All Irish in the 1st as they jump out in front 3-0. 2nd period saw both squads score 3 times as Ireland stays out on top 6-3 after 2. The greens were just too much for the Scotsmen as they out score them 4-2 in the final for a 10 – 5 victory, their 3rd straight win and on a tear. Scotland got 2 goals from rookie sensation Steve Boyle and singles from Patrick Sharp, Joe ‘best looking old-timer’ Peacock and Enzo Ianno. Ireland got 5 goals from Chris Deware, 2 goals from Timmy Randa and singles from Tim Freeman, Pat McCormick and Peter Freeman. Players of the Game went to Scotlands Steve Boyle and for the Irish Chris Deware, is he smiling yet???????
Week 4 early game between Scotland and Slovenia. This one kinda got out of hand late in the 1st period. 3-1 after 1 for the Slovenians. 4-1 in the 2nd for a Slovenia lead of 7-2. Slovenias pounded another 4 more in the 3rd for a final victory of 11-2, ugly!!!! Alan Robb and Frank Nweisser scoring for the Scots. 4 goals for Team Sponsor David Dodic, hat trick for Chris Deware, 2 goals for Paul Riopelle and singles for Chris Johnson and Tony Thomas. Players of the Game went to Scotlands Alan Robb and for the Slovenians Tony Thomas. Loving the hat and the Slivovica!!!!!!!!!
Late game between the undefeated Irish and the 1 and 1 Portuguese. Ireland out scores the Poruguess 5-3 after the first. 2nd period saw both squads score 3 times. Ireland stays on top 8-6. One lone goal in the 3rd by the Irish settled this tilt with Ireland winning 9-6. A dominant force the first 4 games as they sweep through the league and now deservingly get a week off. Portugal got 2 goals from Greg Platt and Frank Arruda and singles from Dave Woodside and Jeff Kostick, what Jeff?????? Ireland got a hat trick from Chris Deware, this boy is ripping it up, can he be stopped??? 2 goals from the ageless Rick Cechetto and 2 goals from Peter Freeman, the better looking Freeman. Singles from Sal Guerra and Tim Randa. Players of the Game went to Portugals #14 Dave Woodside with a 4 point night and for the Irish Rick Cechetto, a past Art Ross winner back in the mid 90’s hahaha.
This week games will complete our first round of games. 9:15 Scotland and Portugal will do battle to stay out of the basement. At 10:30 Slovenia will play Italy. The undefeated Irish get the week off. See you all on the ice lads!