December 8, 2013
The 2013-14 North American Prospects Hockey League (NAPHL) regular season continues on Saturday with Day 3. It its fourth event of the year taking place from December 6-9 at the Schwan Super Rink in Blaine, Minnesota.
All games at the Blaine event, including Sunday's 16U All-Star Game at 6pm, will be broadcast live over the Internet through FASTHockey. To watch live, click here.
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Here is a look at the summaries for Day 2:
Each team played once on Saturday. The Anaheim Jr. Ducks stayed in 1st place with a 5-0 shutout of Phoenix thanks to 18 saves from Luke Pickar. Thanks to two goals and an assist from Hunter Perry, Pikes Peak doubled up California, 4-2. San Jose got three points from Zakery Galambos in a 4-1 win over Pursuit of Excellence. Andrew Dicks scored twice as New Jersey defeated Atlanta, 4-2. St. Louis beat Detroit 5-1 thanks to three point games from Jacob Champaign and Sam Yauch. Alex Gross made 27 saves as Texas edged West Michigan in a shootout, 3-2. Esmark topped Cleveland 6-1 thanks to three-point efforts from Cole Hepler and Carmen Dalesandro. Sean Smalley scored the lone shootout goal for Lansing as they edged Omaha AAA, 3-2 in a shootout.
The majority of the 16U teams played two games on Saturday. The big winners were the Omaha AAA hockey club, New Jersey Jr. Titans and Esmark Stars, who all went 2-0. Tarek Baker had six points in the two Omaha wins. Michael Gelatt shined with six points in New Jersey’s two wins. Jordan Timmons had three goals in the two wins for Esmark. Lansing finished the day 1-0-1. Atlanta, California, Texas and St. Louis were all 1-1 on the day. Anaheim, Phoenix and San Jose each won their only games of the day. Pikes Peak went 0-1 and West Michigan, Detroit, Cleveland and Pursuit of Excellence all went 0-2.
14U BTS Division
HC Dallas and Bloomington Jefferson each went undefeated through round-robin play with perfect 3-0 records including two wins on Saturday and will meet in Sunday’s Championship game. Other match-ups on Sunday include the Nashville Jr. Predators against the Rocky Mountain Roughriders for 3rd place, Rosemount against Omaha for 5th place and Team Seattle against New Jersey for 7th place.