Canucks remain perfect after defeating Pirates

Pirates 1 at Canucks 4
Thursday, Nov. 21

First period
1. DC, Kevin Hope 1 (Joey Massingham) 8:13
2. DC, Riley Muise 2 (Brett Norman) 12:21
Penalties: Ryan Friesen DC (high-sticking) 8:32, Dallas Brochu FAL (goaltender interference) 9:07, Darren Kramer FAL (cross-checking) 16:07.
Second period
No scoring.
Penalties: Morgan MacLean FAL (hooking) 7:38, Walker Cote FAL (slashing) 8:11, Brett Norman DC (hooking) 8:46, Kevin Swales DC (tripping) 12:39, Brett Norman DC (slashing) 11:13.
Third period
3. DC, Ryan Friesen 1 (Brett Norman, Riley Muise) 4:23
4. DC, Jeff Taylor 1 (Stephen Wood) 4:42
5. FAL, Trevor Tokarz 3 (Pat Rowan, J.M. St.-Pierre) 6:07
Penalties: Stephan Wood DC (unsportsmanlike) and Dolan Bjornson DC (slashing) 00:24, Dallas Brochu FAL (roughing) and Payton Lee DC (slashing) and Evan Weaver DC (roughing) 9:20.

Shots on goal:
Falher 11 13 17 -41
Dawson Creek 13 11 17 -41

Goaltenders: Pirates, Ty Gullickson; Canucks, Payton Lee.
Power Plays: FAL 0-6; DC 0-3.
Penalties in Minutes: FAL 10; DC 16.

Rutherford scores 5 as Manning defeats Grimshaw

Huskies 5 at Comets 6
Thursday, Nov. 14

First period
1. MAN, Josh Rutherford 2 (Bo Asmussen, Brendan Baumgartner) 4:11
2. MAN, Brendan Baumgartner 1 (Michael Gillen, Mark Simpson) 7:59
3. GH, Josh Peters 1 (Christian Kenny, Corson Fairless) 18:40
Penalty: Logan Newman MAN (cross-checking) 5:03.
Second period
4. GH, Brendan Hawryluk 2 (Bond Hawryluk, Ian Dickson) 4:18
5. GH, Brendan Hawryluk 3 (Bond Hawryluk, Ian Dickson) 9:35
6. MAN, Josh Rutherford 3 (Brendan Baumgartner, Mark Simpson) 18:10
7. MAN, Josh Rutherford 4 (Brendan Baumgartner) 19:09 (sh)
Penalties: Davis Rose GH (cross-checking) and Logan Newman MAN (roughing) 3:20, Jesse Pedersen MAN (roughing) 18:26.
Third period
8. GH, Cole Diewert 1 (Josh Peters, Ty Wiebe) 1:15
9. GH, Christian Kenny 2 (Davis Rose) 9:02
10. MAN, Josh Rutherford 5 (Joel Henitiuk, Brendan Baumgartner) 10:23
11. MAN, Josh Rutherford 6 (Brendan Baumgartner, Jesse Pedersen) 15:49
Penalties: Kyle Richardson GH (tripping) 5:55, Bond Hawryluk GH (cross-checking) 16:25, Brett Nicklason MAN (slashing) 19:06.
Shots on goal:
Grimsahw 17 13 12 -42
Manning 16 7 6 -29
Goaltenders: Huskies, Mason Ward; Comets, Braden Gamble.
Power Plays: GRIM 0-3; MAN 0-2.
Penalties in Minutes: GRIM 6; MAN 8.

Bosek nets 3 in GP win over Falher

Athletics 7 at Huskies 4
Thursday, Nov. 14

First period
1. GP, Sam Bosek 2 (Lydin Himer-Lewis, Braden Crone) 16:42
Penalties: Tyler Hartman GP (hooking) 5:31, Kevin Monfette FAL (interference) 17:41.
Second period
2. GP, Tyrone Kipling 1 (Tanner Labbe, Lyndin Himer-Lewis) 1:08
3. FAL, Dallas Brochu 1 (Darren Kramer, Neil Maisonneuve) 2:32 (sh)
4. GP. Bryce Lipinski 1 (Lyndin Himer-Lewis, Tanner Labbe) 3:44 (pp)
5. GP, Sam Bosek 3 (Braden Crone, Lydin Himer-Lewis) 12:10
6. GP, Sam Bosek 4 (Lydin Himer-Lewis, Braden Crone) 16:13
7. FAL, Dallas Brochu 2 (Darren Kramer, Hector Lamouche) 19:06 (pp)
Penalties: Pat Rowan FAL (interference major) 1:52, Kyle Smith GP (interference) 12:35, Riley Jebb GP (slashing) 17:52, Sam Bosek GP (high-sticking) 19:34.
Third period
8. GP, Max McNeil 2 (Tyler Hartman, Tyrone Kipling) 14:38
9. FAL, Walker Cote 1 (Dallas Brochu, Darren Kramer) 16:26
10. FAL, Trevor Tokarz 2 (Darren Kramer, Hector Lamouche) 18:23
11. Kelvin Neustaeter 1 (Parker Sharp, Kiefer Smiley) 18:51 (en)
Penalties: Brock Clement GP (roughing) and Isaiah Letendre FAL (high-sticking) 5:08, Lyndin Himer-Lewis GP (tripping) 7:45.
Shots on goal:
Grande Prairie 12 15 11 -38
Falher 22 14 17 -53
Goaltenders: Athletics, Kiefer Smiley; Pirates, Chad Rycroft.
Power Plays: GP 1-3; FAL 1-5.
Penalties in Minutes: GP 12; FAL 9.

Happy Birthday, NPHL!

Chris Clegg
NPHL.com Writer

The NPHL turns 66 years old today [November 12]!
On Nov. 12, 1953, The NPHL was officially formed with Peace River, Fairview, Falher and McLennan committing to the league. The entry fee is set at $50 with a $200 performance bond. An 18-game schedule is agreed to which included interlocking with SPHL teams.
The meeting was held at the old Peace River Victory Hotel, which sponsored the Victory Cup, which was awarded to the NPHL champions.
Lee J. Boyd was the first NPHL commissioner [president].

Canucks blast Pirates to remain perfect

Chris Clegg
NPHL.com Writer

The Dawson Creek Canucks won their second straight game to start the season after blasting the hometown Falher Pirates 12-3.
Nine different Canucks scored in the win. It was the most goals DC ever scored in a game vs FAL, and the first time DC had scored at least 10 goals in a game at FAL.
DC won despite being outshot 52-38.
Wes Shipton, Brett Norman and Owen Leclare each scored twice to pace the DC attack while Trevor Dahlen, Kole Norris, Kevin Swales, Matt Schmermund, Liam Craig, and Dolan Bjoronson added singles. Norman also added three assists. Continue reading “Canucks blast Pirates to remain perfect”