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FALCONS FLY HIGH IN SIX GOAL WIN OVER WINGS

IHSA Premier League - Round 9 Game 2 Falcons 8 - Redwings 2 The Adelaide Falcons erupted for five goals in the second period and went on to a resounding 8 - 2 win over the first place Adelaide Redwings in Premier League action last week at Thebarton. The victory was the second straight win for the Falcons over the Wings and the third consecutive loss for the defending premiers. Recently recruited Josef Rezek led the Falcons scoring attack with three goals and an assist, while Cameron Critchlow also had four points with two goals and two assists. Ales Kratoska , Cole MacMillan, and Andrew Zolotarev all added singles for Big Blue, who with the victory, improve their record to 3 wins, 4 losses,

HAWKS CONTINUE TO ROLL WITH BIG WIN OVER TIGERS

Premier League - Round 9 Game 1 Blackhawks 10 - Tigers 5 Patrick Jeffs (45) Tigers, battles Theodore Fabijan (72) Blackhawks [Photo by Ian Thurston] A four goal first period paved the way for the Adelaide Blackhawks to cruise to a 10 - 5 win over the Adelaide Tigers in IHSA Premier League action last Wednesday at Thebarton. Zach Boyle continues to shine back on defense for the Blackhawks, this time scoring three goals as the Hawks improved their record to 4 wins in 9 games, passing the Tigers on the ladder and moving into sole possession of second place. The triumph was the second big win for the Tribe in as many games, following a recent win

MARTINSON SCORES SHOOTOUT WINNER AS WINGS EDGE TIGERS

IHSA Senior B League - Round 7 Game 1 Redwings 4 - Tigers 3 (SO) Tigers' O.P. (41) and Redwings goalie Johnny Cousins (30) [Photo by Ian Thurston] Guy Martinson scored the deciding Overtime Shootout goal to give the Adelaide Redwings a 4 - 3 win over the Tigers in Senior B League play last Sunday at Thebarton. The goal was Martinson’s second of the game, after he opened the scoring early in the first period. Chris Lee, and Matt Gaspari also replied for the Wings. Jeremy Klein, Mark Yeager, and O.P. scored for the Tigers. Both teams were tied 1 - 1 after the opening period, then Yeager’s goal near the midway mark of the second period put the Tigers in front 2 - 1 after two frames. L

RILLERA SCORES TWO TO LEAD WINGS TO VICTORY

IHSA Senior A League - Round 7 Game 1 Redwings 5 - Jokers 0 Jed Rillera scored twice and Jo Phillis registered a shutout to lead the Adelaide Redwings to a 5 - 0 Senior A League victory over the Adelaide Jokers last Sunday at The Ice Arena. Jeff Pellerin, Nick Dukovac, and Dave Gal rounded out the other scoring for the Wings, who led 2 - 0, and 5 - 0 after the opening two periods. Goalkeeper Phillis had a relatively easy night turning aside only 9 shots, but the win goes into the record books as a shutout, her second no-no in two weeks of IHSA action, following last weeks 4 - 0 win over the Falcons in the Senior B League. Rillera is having a respectable start to the current season with 3 goa

CONFIDENT HAWKS DOWN FIRST PLACE TIGERS

IHSA Senior A League - Round 8 Game 1 Blackhawks 6 - Tigers 3 The Adelaide Blackhawks handed the first place Adelaide Tigers their third Senior A League loss in the last four games, with a convincing 6 - 3 win last Sunday at Thebarton. Dan Ricciardi (two goals and an assist) and Paul Joyce (two goals and one assist) led the Hawks scoring, lifting the Tribe out of the Senior A basement, one point ahead of the Jokers who were shutout by the Redwings. Adrian von Eniem, and Chris Stanton each added single goals for the Blackhawks, who improved their season record to 2 wins and 4 losses. The Tigers have played one more game and now stand at 4 wins, 2 losses and one shootout loss. Simon Jarrad, W

FALCONS STORM BACK TO BEAT THE BLACKHAWKS

IHSA Senior B League - Round 7 Game 2 Falcons 5 - Blackhawks 3 The Adelaide Falcons scored three third period goals to complete an inspiring 5 - 3 come from behind win over the Adelaide Blackhawks in IHSA Senior B League play, Sunday night at the Ice Arena. Trailing 3 - 2 going into the final period, Coach Steve Moeller talked up a big game during the intermission and the Blue Machine responded with three unanswered goals in the final period to come away with the win. Christian Murdoch (one goal, two assists) was top points man on the night for the Falcons, while David Castledine, Reece Boundy, Jacob Symonds, and Steve Pangaris all added single goals in the win. Jacob Thomas led the Blackhaw

BLACKHAWKS CLAIM BIG SCALP WITH UPSET WIN OVER WINGS

IHSA Premier League - Round 8 Game 1 Blackhawks 3 - Redwings 2 Redwings' Marcel McGuiness (11) and Blackhawks' Mike Gainer (49) [Photo by Ian Thurston] The Adelaide Blackhawks have pulled off the biggest upset of the Premier League season, winning a close fought 3-2 victory over the first place Adelaide Redwings, Wednesday night at Thebarton. The victory was the Hawks’ first top division win over the Wings in over two seasons, and has rejuvenated the Tribe from pretenders to possible contenders as the season unfolds. Meanwhile, the defending Premiers, have now lost their last two minor round games, following a shoot out setback to the Falcons in Round 7. “The game was played more on our

HAWKS DOUBLE HAT TRICK FOOLS THE JOKERS

IHSA Senior A League - Round 7 Game 2 Blackhawks 9 - Jokers 1 The Adelaide Blackhawks chalked up their first Senior A League win of the season with two hat tricks for a resounding 9 - 1 win over the Jokers earlier this week at Thebarton. Troy Collins and Paul Joyce each scored three goals to lead the Tribe to victory, a turn around from their last meeting when the Jokers prevailed 5 - 2 in the seasons opening round. Dave Hancock, Dylan Collier, and Connor Oxlad all scored single tallies to complete the offensive assault for the Hawks, while Tim Freer’s marker midway into the final period spoiled the shutout bid by Hawks goalie Charlie Wragg. The Blackhawks jumped out to a 2-0 lead after the

FIRST PLACE TIGERS HANG ON TO NIP FALCONS

IHSA Senior A League - Round 7 Game 1 Tigers - 3 Falcons 2 Tigers' Drew Maltby (88), and Stu Henley (18) [Photo by Ian Thurston] Devan Seaman’s goal at 13:54 of the final period lifted the Adelaide Tigers to an exciting 3 - 2 win over the Falcons in Senior A League action earlier this week at the Ice Arena. The victory was a big one for the Tigers improving their record to 4 - 1 - 0 - 1 to maintain their hold on first place on the five team ladder. The Falcons drop to 3 - 3 - 1 - 0 but still hold down second place, with the Tigers having played one less game than the Falcons. Mark Sunczyk opened the scoring for the Tigers late in th

HAND SCORES TWO AS WINGS BLANK FALCONS

IHSA Senior B League - Round 6 Game 2 Redwings 4 - Falcons 0 Dylan Hand scored twice and goal keeper Jo Phillis earned the shutout as the Adelaide Redwings blanked the Adelaide Falcons 4 - 0 in Senior B League action earlier this week at Thebarton. Thomas Williams and Jarred Lowe also contributed to the scoring with a goal each, as the Redwings improved their B League record to 5 wins and only 1 loss for 15 points and first place on the ladder. The Falcons drop to 1-5 and currently sit in the basement of the four team league. "We played well against the Falcons, and after scoring early in the first period we maintained the pressure on them.” said Hand. Hand started playing hockey back in 2

TIGERS IN CONTROL IN WIN OVER THE BLACKHAWKS

IHSA Senior B League - Round 6 Game 1 Tigers 4 - Blackhawks 0 A lone goal late in the first period was enough for the Adelaide Tigers to secure a victory over the Blackhawks in Senior B League action last week at the Ice Arena. B.J. Letheby’s goal with less than three minutes left in the first period proved to be the winner as the Tigers shutout the Blackhawks 4 - 0, increasing their second place lead on the Senior B ladder. Both teams skated through a scoreless second frame, before Laurent Friederich took a pass from O.P. and Dan Evans to give the Tigers a two goal lead early in the final period. [Photo by Ian Thurston] Canadian Jeremy Klein then cemented the win with two late goals, as g

DAKKA STARS IN TIGERS WIN OVER FIRST PLACE WINGS

IHSA Senior C League - Round 7 Game 1 Tigers 3 - Redwings 2 Adelaide Tigers forward Milad Dakka fired two goals to lead his team to a 3 - 2 victory over the front running Adelaide Redwings in Senior C League action last week. . Dakka scored both his tallies within five minutes of each other in the second period, before team mate Jordan Green fired the winner with less than 5 minutes remaining in the game. The victory was the first of the year over the Wings, and improves the Tigers record to 4 - 1 and a second place spot in the standings, only one win below the Wings (5 - 1, 12 points). David Bianchi, and Cameron Hapgood replied for the Redwings. Dakka grew up in in Canada’s capital city of

TEAM CHEMISTRY PAYS OFF AS JOKERS DOWN FALCONS

IHSA Senior C League - Round 7 Game 2 Jokers 5 - Falcons 1 The Adelaide Jokers are focused on team chemistry and the productive approach paid off in a 5 - 1 victory over the Adelaide Falcons in Senior C League action last Thursday at Thebarton. Five individual players all chipped in with single goals as the Jokers scored four times in the second and then added their fifth in the third to earn the win. Luke Burford, Jess Main, Anthony Pribanic, Andrew Grice, and Mark George all scored in the win, while Heath Tamme fired the lone goal for the Falcons. Both clubs battled through a scoreless first period, and then the teams exchanged goals in the early stages of the second, before the Jokers k

WINGS PREVAIL IN TOUGH BATTLE WITH ARCH RIVAL TIGERS

IHSA Premier League - Round 7 Game 2 Redwings 10 Tigers 7 The Adelaide Redwings held off a determined Tigers squad to come away with a 10-7 victory in Premier League play last week at Thebarton. The Wings carried a 3 - 1 lead into the second period but the Tigers stormed back to win the middle period, and it was a tightly contested game with the Wings holding a 6 - 5 lead after two. IHSA Premier League leading scorer Steve Best lived up to his family name scoring four goals, and assisting on three others as the Redwings improved their season record to 5 - 0 - 0 - 1 for 19 points and a strangle hold on first place in the four team league, three wins clear of the second place Tigers. Marcel M

FALCONS EXPLOSIVE FIRST PERIOD SINKS THE HAWKS

IHSA Premier League - Round 7 Game 1 Falcons 10 Blackhawks 4 The Adelaide Falcons exploded for seven goals in the opening period, enough to sink the Adelaide Blackhawks 10 - 4 in Premier League action last Wednesday at the Ice Arena. Canadian import Cole MacMillan, (4 goals, and an assist), and new recruit Josef Rezek, (3 goals, 2 assists) were top scorers for the Falcons, who with the win moved in front of the Blackhawks on the four team ladder. After an opening goal to the Blackhawks, the Falcons went to town scoring seven goals in the opening period and from there they coasted home with the six goal win. Ales Kratoska, a 22 year old left winger fresh off the plane from the Czech Republic

FALCONS MOVE INTO FIRST PLACE AFTER WIN OVER HAWKS

IHSA Senior A League - Round 6 Game 1 Falcons 5 - Blackhawks 3 The Adelaide Falcons moved into first place on the Senior A League ladder following a 5 - 3 win over the Blackhawks in action last week at Thebarton. Matt Noble led the Falcons scoring attack with two goals, with Reece Boundy, James Hearne, and Andy Scott adding one goal each. Connor Oxlad’s two goals, and Dylan Collier with a single tally accounted for the Hawks’ offense. The Falcons led 3 - 1 and 3 - 2 after the opening two periods of play, with both sides both firing 22 shots at the opposition goals. Noble, is another recruit from the inline ranks, who is making a positive transition to the ice. “I think I only took 2 shots fo

COUSINS BACKSTOPS WINGS TO SHUT OUT WIN OVER BLACKHAWKS

IHSA Senior B LEAGUE - Round 2 Game 1 Redwings 5 - Blackhawks 0 Jared Lowe fired two goals and goalkeeper Johnny Cousins recorded his first shutout of the season as the Adelaide Redwings blanked the Blackhawks 5 - 0 in Senior B League action last week at Thebarton. Guy Martinson, Jason Wood, and Steve Newbound also replied for the Wings, who with the victory improve their Senior B League record to 4 wins and 1 loss for 12 points and sole possession of first place on the four team ladder. The Hawks drop to 2 - 3, but remain in third position, three points in front of the Falcons. The Redwings outshot the Tribe 38 - 12, with Sam Poole blocking 33 shots for the Hawks, and Cousins have an easier

EVANS SCORES WINNER AS TIGERS EDGE FALCONS

IHSA Senior B League - Round 5 Game 2 Tigers 3 - Falcons 2 Dan Evans fired the winning goal midway into the third period as the Adelaide Tigers defeated the Falcons 3 - 2 in Senior B League action last week at Thebarton. Evans goal came after helping set up teammate Orren Prunkin to tie the game early into the third period, and improve the Gold and Black record to 3 - 2 to secure their spot alone in second place on the Senior B Ladder with 9 points, one win behind the first place Redwings. Jeremy Klein added the third Tigers goals, with Jacob Symonds and Dave Castledine scoring for the Falcons. The Falcons’ goalie Paul Cracknell was called upon to make several big saves and keep the score do

WINGS BEAT TIGERS AS SENIOR A LEAGUE HEATS UP

IHSA Senior A League - Round 6 Game 1 Red Wings 6 - Tigers 5 The Adelaide Redwings handed the Tigers their first regulation game loss of the Senior A League season with a 6 - 5 win last week at the Ice Arena. Jeff Pellerin continues his goal scoring ways for the Wings leading the attack with two goals and an assist, while Mark Godfrey, Chad McMurren, Tamir Dunning, and Tyson Boundy chipped in with single goals for the win. Devan Seamans led the Tigers offense with two tallies, with singles going to Wes Pearson, Tim Moran, and Ryan O’Handley. The victory improves the Redwings’ Senior A League record to 3 - 1 - 0 - 1, while the Tigers drop to 3 - 1 - 0 - 1, and are tied with the Wings in secon

WINGS IN COMMAND IN 7-0 BLITZ OF HAWKS

IHSA Senior C League -Round 6 Game 2 Redwings 7 Blackhawks 0 The Adelaide Redwings behind the two goal effort of David Bianchi and the shutout goalkeeping of Russell King scored a resounding 7-0 win over the Blackhawks last week in Senior C League play at the Ice Arena. Bianchi’s opening goal less than two minutes into the first period was all the Wings needed as they shut out the Hawks and improved their Senior C record to 5-1 and sole possession of first place on the ladder. The Hawks remain at 1-5 and in fourth position, one win ahead of the Falcons. [Photo by Ian Thurston] Steve Meharry, Josh Hodge, Darren Kelly, Henry Wenk, and Jack Stuivenberg all chipped in with single goals as the Wi

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