An 11 goal outburst across 2 games is always reason to be happy about Brideport. At least when the goaltender isn't Joel Martin. A quarter of the way through the season and they are 10-7-2-1 for 23 points. Roughly good enough to be within a few points of 5th through 9th in the conference. Anders Nilsson is 17th overall in save percentage and 3rd among rookie goalies while Kevin Poulin had a solid week. In a bit of a blast from the past, Jeremy Coliton had a stand out week with 3 goals and 4 assists in 3 games while being named 1st star once and 2nd star twice.
Sunday Nov 20th Vs Adirondrack (Flyers)
Jeremy Coliton opened the scoring with a PP goal with an assist to Aaron Ness. Jason Akeson helped the Phantoms storm back with 2 straight goals at the end of the 2nd and beginning of the 3rd. Recent addition Scott Howes (from the Alaska Aces) had a goal with assists from Tim Wallace and Casey Cizikas. Rhett Rakhshani and Jeremy Colliton combined to assist on both the following goals by Dylan Reese and Micheal Haley. The Phantoms scored to cut the lead to one, but Tim Wallace had the clincher with an empty net goal.
Friday November 25th Vs Connecticut (Short Island)
Bridgeport jumped out to a 4-0 lead and never looked back in this one. Goals by Wallace (Colliton) shorthanded, Calvin De Haan (Tomas Marcinko) Colliton (Matt Donovan) and Casey Cizikas (Colliton, Ty Wishart). Wallace scored a second goal to make it 5-1, assisted by Howes. Howes then scored a goal unassisted to chase the Whale goalie. Wallace's two goals on the night helped propel him to first on BP with 16 points. Scott Howes was actually involved in one of the best goals of 2010.
Saturday November 26th Vs Manchester (Kings)
A shootout loss for BP, and somehow despite 35 saves on 36 shots Nilsson was not named one of the stars of the night. Jeremy Colliton scored the lone BP goal, assisted by Tyler McNeely and Dylan Reese. BP gave up 18 shots in the first, 3 shots in the second and 12 shots in the third. For those who miss Trevor Gillies, he got in a fight with Justin Johnson and proceeded to destroy him. I think even the Refs were telling him to stay down.
Don't forget you can find Bridgeport Sound Tigers game highlights here.
Natural Born Kirills
Kirill Petrov is second on Kazan in points, first in goals at 10-6-16
Kirill Kabanov racked up 2 goals against Chicoutimi and was named first star of the night in Shawninigan's 3-2 win. He followed that up with a 2 point game against Rimouski last night.
Finnish Loans & Trust
Mikko Kosikinen is looking amazing back with KalPa. In 3 games he has a .962 sv% and a 0.96 GAA. Highlights here but they tend to just show goals.
Jesse Joensuu is at 7-8-15 after 20 games. Nice Joensuu assist, and I guess this is cursing? One of our Scandinavian readers might be able to help.
Quiet week for Ryan Strome as he had a goal and 2 assists across 4 games. Strome had another amazing goal a few weeks ago.
In two games this week the Red Deer Rebels were blown out 4-1 and 5-1, but John Persson was only -3 for the week.
Andrey Pedan played one game for the Guelph Storm, getting a +1 and 2 more PIM to continue his streak.
Hit the Books*: NCAA
*COZO 101 is popular
A quiet three games for Anders Lee as he just put up 2 assists. Notre Dame lost last night ending an 11 game unbeaten streak.
It wasn't a quiet weekend for Brock Nelson. He was named 1st star of the night in back to back 3 point games. His second goal of the night on Friday gave the Sioux a 7-6 win. Brock Nelson Interview after last weekend and I don't know how to describe this clip.
Boston won its lone game against Cornell this weekend, no points for Corey Trivino.
Wisconsin manhandled Mercyhurst this weekend, unfortunately no points for Jason Clark.
Scott Mayfield was even and had no points in games this weekend against Princenton and Miami U.
Cody Rosen did not play this weekend. The goalie starting ahead of him, Paul Karpowich, was given his own interview show. We wait with breath abated for the interview with Cody.