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THIRD PERIOD RALLY LIFTS FALCONS PAST HAWKS

Premier League - Round 13 Game 1 Falcons 5 - Blackhawks 3 A four goal third period comeback lifted the Adelaide Falcons to an impressive 5 - 3 win over the Adelaide Blackhawks in Round 13 Premier League action recently at Thebarton. The Hawks jumped in front to a 2 - 0 lead on goals from first game import Ivan Lauton and that lead stuck until up until near the end of the second period when Canadian star Cameron Critchlow put the Falcons on the board. The Falcons rallied in the third period with four goals, before Lauton completed his debut hat trick with only seconds left on the clock. Ales Kratoska had two goals for Big Blue with Joe Rezek, and Quenton Tombleson rounding off the Falcons sc

WINGS CONTINUE TORRID SCORING PACE IN VICTORY OVER THE TIGERS

Premier League - Round 13 Game 1 Redwings 13 - Tigers 3 The Adelaide Redwings continue to pile on the offense in the IHSA Premier League as indicated in their recent 13-3 win over the Adelaide Tigers in Round 13 action at Thebarton recently. The Wings are scoring at a rate of almost 9 goals per game and boast the top three scorers in the individual scoring stats. The win over the Tigers improved their record to 10 - 2 - 0 - 1 for 31 points and first place on the four team ladder. Dave Gal led the Wings scoring attack potting three goals to add to his league leading points total. Aaron Grubb, Tyler Leeming, and Trevor Walsh all added two goals each, with Marcel McGuiness, Adam Wise, and Max

O'HANDLEY'S HAT TRICK LEADS THE TIGERS OVER FALCONS

Senior A League - Round 12 Game 1 Tigers 5 - Falcons 2 Ryan O'Handley jump started his Adelaide Tigers out to a two goal first period lead and from there the Black n' Gold never looked back on their way to a convincing 5 - 2 win over the Adelaide Falcons in Senior A Round 12 action recently at The Ice Arena. Ryan O’Handley was the Tigers’ man of the match scoring three goals, two coming in the first period, leading his club to an important victory and assuring them of their narrow first place lead over the Redwings in the A League standings. The win improved the Tigers season mark to 7 - 3 - 0 - 1 for 22 points in the standings, three better than the second place Wings and five better than

LATE GOAL GIVES WINGS A BIG WIN OVER TIGERS

Senior B League - Round 10 Game 1 Redwings 5 - Tigers 4 Louis Nikolic's two goals, and Colin Charman’s winning goal with just over five minutes remaining in the third period carried the Adelaide Redwings to a 5 - 4 victory over the Adelaide Tigers in Senior B League action in Round 10 recently at the Ice Arena. Charman converted a pass from Matt Gaspari and Lukas Mojzisek to put the Wings into the lead, and from there the defense and goal keeping held on to secure the victory. Nikolic led the Redwings offensive attack with two goals, and an assist, with Charman, and veterans Peter Boyle and Guy Martinson also contributing with one goal each on the score sheet. Mark Yeager, Ryan Thurston, B

FALCONS SCORE LATE TO EDGE BLACKHAWKS

Senior B League - Round 10 Game 2 Falcons 5 - Blackhawks 4 Five different players scored single goals to share in a team effort as the Adelaide Falcons edged the Adelaide Blackhawks in a hard fought Round 10 Senior B League game recently at Thebarton. Shane Stolcman’s late goal with under three minutes to go in the game proved to be the winning goal for Big Blue, improving the Falcons record to 3-7 for a total of 9 points and the third and final finals position in the four team division. The Hawks dropped to 2-8, but are still very much in the race for a playoff spot, only three points back of the Falcons. John Langford , Orville Hildebrand , Dave Castledine, and Steve Panagaris fired the ot

HAWKS RUN INTO HOT GOALIE BUT STILL MANAGE WIN OVER JOKERS

Senior A League – Round 12 Game 2 Blackhawks 4 Jokers 2 The Adelaide Blackhawks scored two goals within two minutes of each other in the first period, but then had to battle their way to a 4-2 win over a rejuvenated Adelaide Jokers squad in Round 12 A League action recently at Thebarton. Ted Fabijan and Paul Joyce opened the scoring in the first period but despite many scoring chances the Hawks ran into a hot young goalie in the Senior League debut of Jeremy Friederich who managed to keep the score close with many brilliant saves. Joyce finished with two goals, with Troy Collins scoring a late fourth goal for the Blackhawks. The Blackhawks improved their A League record to 5-4-0-0 for 15 p

FIRST PLACE WINGS BLANK BLACKHAWKS

Senior C League - Round 12 Game 1 Redwings 5 - Blackhawks 0 The Adelaide Redwings continue to set the pace in the Senior C League division with a convincing 5-0 shutout win over the Adelaide Blackhawks recently at Thebarton. Cameron Hapgood and Chris Lee both with two goal efforts led the scoring for the Wings, while David Bianchi added a single marker in the win. With the win the Redwings improve to 7 - 1 for 21 points on the C League ladder, while the Blackhawks drop to 2 - 6 in fifth place with 6 points. "Our team know the importance of the remaining games and what needs to be done and we’ll go into them with the same mentality we have had every game since the start of the season”, said

MOROBITO'S TWO GOALS LEADS TIGERS TO VICTORY

Senior C League - Round 12 Game 1 Tigers 5 - Jokers 3 Matt Morobito scored two goals, and added an assist, to lead the Adelaide Tigers to a 5 - 3 win over the Adelaide Jokers in Senior C League action recently. Morobito had a goal in the first and third periods for the Tigers, his first points of the season for the Tigers, who improved their C League record to 5 - 3 for 15 points and second place on the ladder, while the Jokers dropped to 4 - 4 for 12 points and third place in the standings. Division points leader Will Dobud, and teammates Samara Mihal and Jordan Green also added single tallies to round out the Tigers scoring. Jesse Main, Ben Davis, and Luke Burford, with a goal each and Jon

GAL'S NEW IMAGE SETS THE TONE IN WINGS WILD WIN OVER FALCONS

Premier League - Round 12 Game 1 Redwings 13 - Falcons 11 Adelaide Red Wings forward Dave Gal recently got his hair cut and his new look paid immediate dividends for the Massachusetts native, as he collected three goals and added four assists, leading the Wings to a wild 13 - 11 win over the Falcons in Premier League action last Wednesday at Thebarton. Fans could always point out Gal at first glance because of his distinctive dreadlocks, fraying out from under his helmet, whether he was playing for the Wings, or blowing his whistle as Referee in Chief for Ice Hockey South Australia. His new image certainly had his teammates talking before and after last weeks Premier League game, and now his

TIGERS CLAW PAST HAWKS WITH 7-5 WIN

Premier League - Round 12 Game 2 Tigers 7 - Blackhawks 5 The Adelaide Tigers clawed their way to a 7-5 win over the Adelaide Blackhawks, and a step closer to a playoff spot, in Premier League action last Wednesday night at the Ice Arena. The victory was especially sweet to the Tigers following a 10 - 5 loss to the Tribe in their previous meeting in Round 9. The win moved the Gold n’ Black into sole possession of second place on the ladder, with 15 points, one more than the Falcons, 14, and three in front of the Hawks, in fourth place with 12 points. Olivier Martin, and Kayne Fedor each scored twice to lead the Tigers’ attack, with Kent Algate, Gil Krmac, and Lachlan Jenning adding singles. T

TOP LINE LEADS TIGERS TO BIG WIN OVER WINGS

Senior A League - Round 11 Game 1 Tigers 7 - Redwings 4 The Adelaide Tigers won an important Senior A League battle last Sunday, beating their arch rival the Adelaide Redwings 7 - 4, moving them into sole possession of first place in the hotly contested five team division. Tigers’ Captain Eric Lien led his team in scoring, firing two goals and also adding two assists as the Black n’ Gold improved their season record to 6 - 2 - 0 - 1, for 19 points, three points more than the second place Redwings (5 - 3 - 0 - 1, 16 points). Ryan O’Handley also added a pair for the Tigers, with Patrick Jeffs, Jason Nordin, and Devan Seamans scoring one each to complete the scoring. Reggie Mattchoss, James Cu

HAWKS EARLY LEAD ENOUGH TO DOWN FALCONS

Senior A League - Round 11 Game 2 Blackhawks 6 - Falcons 2 Liam Yorke (48), scored two goals in Hawks win. [ Contributed Photo ] The Adelaide Blackhawks jumped to a 3 - 0 lead early into the second period and then never trailed in the scoreline, en route to a 6 - 2 victory over the Adelaide Falcons in the second game of Round 11 Senior A League play last Sunday at the Ice Arena. Liam Yorke shot two goals to lead the Tribe in scoring with Troy Collins, Chris Stanton, Chad Wilson, and Paul Joyce all collecting single tallies in the win. For the Falcons, Rob Bloomfield and Reece Boundy shot one goal each, with the team points leader Beth Kavanagh assisting on both goals. The Falcons kep

GASPARI SCORES PAIR AS WINGS EDGE THE FALCONS

Senior B League - Round 9 Game 1 Redwings 4 - Falcons 1 Matt Gaspari’s two late goals led the Adelaide Redwings to a 4 - 1 win over the Adelaide Falcons in Senior B League play last Thursday at the Ice Arena. Both of Gaspari’s goals came with less than a minute to go in the first period and then again with seconds to go in the third period, as the Wings improved their record to 7 - 1 - 1 - 0 and tightened their hold on first place with 23 points. The loss dropped the Falcons back to 2-7 and tied for third position on the ladder with the Blackhawks, both with 6 points. Lukas Mojzisek and Jason Lowe scored the other two goals for the Redwings, while Christian Murdoch scored on a nifty pass

TIGERS SCORE EARLY TO SHUTOUT BLACKHAWKS

Senior B League - Round 9 Game 2 Tigers 3 - Blackhawks 0 The Adelaide Tigers scored twice in the opening period and that was enough to come away with a 3 - 0 shutout win over the Adelaide Blackhawks in Senior B league action last Thursday at the Ice Arena. Jeremy Klein scored two goals and assisted on the third, as the Tigers improved their B League record to 6 - 2 - 0 - 1 for 19 points and sole possession of second place on the ladder. Simon Kelly converted a pass from Klein and Mark Yeager in the second period to finish off the Tigers scoring. Klein’s three point performance gives him a season total of 9 goals and 3 assists, and moves him into a first place tie in the division scoring rac

TIGERS TAKE ADVANTAGE OF DEPLETED FALCONS IN 7-3 WIN

Premier League - Round 11 Game 1 Tigers 7 - Falcons 3 The Adelaide Tigers jumped to a two goal lead in the first period and from there never looked back, skating to a 7 - 3 win over a depleted Adelaide Falcons squad in Premier League action last week at Thebarton. Local product Kayne Fedor, back from a season playing overseas, scored two goals and added two assists to lead the Tigers scoring attack, while team mate Jamie Holland also added two goals, with James Keane, Olivier Martin, and Andrew Stapleton notching singles to complete the scoring for the winners. Hard working forward Quenton Tombleson shot two goals, and Jordan Geyer a single marker, to account for the Falcons scoring. “Beati

WALSH STILL THE BOSS AS WINGS BEAT THE BLACKHAWKS

Premier League - Round 11 Game 2 Redwings 7 - Blackhawks 4 Australian ice hockey great Trevor Walsh stepped up with his biggest game of the season as the Adelaide Redwings increased their first place lead with a 7 - 4 win over the Adelaide Blackhawks in Premier League action last Wednesday at Thebarton. Walshy scored three goals and assisted on a fourth as the Wings improved their record to 8 - 2 - 0 - 1 for 25 points, nine points (three wins) clear of the second place Falcons. The win is the second in as many weeks for the Wings, who went through a chain of three losses in late May, early June. Tyler Leeming scored two goals and assisted on three others, while young guns Marcel McGuiness an

THOMAS SCORES A PAIR AS HAWKS NIP TIGERS

Senior C League – Round 10 Game 1 Blackhawks 2 - Tigers 1 Jacob Thomas fired two goals to lead the Adelaide Blackhawks to a 2 - 1 victory over the Tigers in Senior C League play last week at Thebarton. Thomas scored early in the first period to give the Hawks a 1 - 0 lead that they carried into the second period. “We played a great game of hockey against the Tigers” said Thomas. “The goal in the first few minutes gave us the confidence to take time and make good passes out of the defensive zone for offensive plays.” Thomas has recently moved down to the C League after previously playing in the Hawks B League team. “I haven't seen many C League games previously, but from what I seen against t

HAPGOOD NETS HAT TRICK AS WINGS DUMP FALCONS

Senior C League - Round 10 Game 2 Redwings 9 - Falcons 0 Cameron Hapgood fired three goals, and David Bianchi added a pair as the Adelaide Redwings shut out the Adelaide Falcons 7 - 0 in Senior C League action last week at Thebarton. The win improves the Wings’ Senior C League record to 6 - 1 for first place in the C League with 18 points. The loss dropped the Falcons record to 1 - 6. Jarred Schenscher, Carl Callicchico, Chris Lee, and Josh Hodge all added single goals to round out the scoring for the front running Wings. Hapgood, is in his rookie year with the Wings and plays on a line with Bianchi and Chris Rondeau, and the trio have worked well together. “Both Chris and David are Alter

WOODLANDS BACKSTOPS THE FALCONS TO WIN OVER THE HAWKS

Premier League - Round 10 Game 1 Falcons 6 - Blackhawks 4 Three goals from Canadian Cole MacMillan and a solid goaltending performance from Seb Woodlands carried the Adelaide Falcons to a 6 - 4 win over the Adelaide Blackhawks in Premier League action last Wednesday at Thebarton. MacMillan fired goals in each of the three periods and Woodlands stopped 42 of 46 shots including an 18 shot barrage in the opening period as the Falcons improved their season mark to 4 - 4 - 1 - 0 for 14 points and second place on the four team ladder. The Blackhawks drop to 4 - 6 and back down to third place on the ladder. Henry Keene, Quenton Tombleson, and Czech forward Ales Kratoska completed the scoring for

WINGS POUNCE ON UNDERMANNED TIGERS

Premier League - Round 10 Game 2 Redwings 14 - Tigers 1 Adelaide Redwings Head Coach Hayden Crafter had to pull off the rabbit out of the hat act last week and then his side never missed a beat in a 14 - 1 win over a short staffed Adelaide Tigers. The Wings were without league leading scorer Steve Best, along with Nicola Pau and Captain Trevor Walsh, but they did see the return of goal snipers Dave Gal and Tyler Leeming after both players spent most of the past month on the sidelines. It turned into somewhat of a juggling act for the Wings coach. Ex Pat Canadian Jeff Pellerin was called up from the Senior A Redwings and filled in nicely on the line with Gal and Leeming. Gal and Leeming each

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