Rivalry Week in the GMHL
The Battle of Bradford, Clash at the Top of the West and the South, and the Battle of QuebecNovember 7th, 2022 at 8:16AM November 7th, 2022 2:21PM
The GMHL Rivalry Week features three key matchups at this stage in the season. Bulls host the Rattlers, Red Wings host the Tomahawks, and Titans host the Pirates.
Wednesday November 9th, 2022 will see its first battle of Bradford matchup as the Bulls will host the Rattlers. So far this season both teams have found success in their respective divisions. The Bulls have a record of 11-1-0-0 for 22 points in the standings. They also have 92 goals for and 20 goals against. Their power play sits at 19.3% while their penalty kill sits at 95.7%. On the other side, the North division Rattlers have a record of 8-1-0-1 for 17 points in the standings. They posted 68 goals for and 32 goals against, while their power play sits at a 35.9% and a penalty kill at 88.2%.
Key players to watch for on the Bulls are #10 Ryan Hunter who has 15 goals, 23 assists for 38 points in 12 games. #91 Esa Patton, who has 6 goals, 15 assists for 21 points in 12 games. In the net Bulls can count on #1 Dominic Marquis who has played 6 games and won 5 of them while posting a 1.41 goals against average and a .958 save percentage.
Key players to watch for on the Rattlers are #14 Stepan Levitskiy who has 13 goals, 11 assists for 24 points in 10 games. #8 Jesper Eriksson who has 7 goals and 13 assists for 20 points in 10 games. In the net the Rattlers can count on #31 Zane Clausen who has 3 wins while posting a 2.38 goals against average and a save percentage of .922.
Friday November 11th, 2022 will see the two top teams of the Quest division battle it out as the undefeated High Prairie Red Wings will host the 2nd place Northern Alberta Tomahawks. The Red Wings have a perfect 15-0-0-0 record with 141 goals for and 23 goals against while their power play sits at 18.3% and a penalty kill of 96.2%. The Tomahawks have a record of 10-3-0-1 with 110 goals for and 66 goals against with a 14.4% power play and a 86.4% penalty kill.
Key players to watch for the Red Wings are #94 Keegan Ferguson who has 22 goals and 23 assists for 45 points in 13 games. #71 Ethan Many Bears who has 17 goals and 24 assists for 41 points in 13 games. In net, the Red Wings can count on #33 Bradley Roncin who has 8 straight wins while posting a 1.88 goals against average and a .940 save percentage.
Key players to watch for on the Tomahawks are #3 Tyrell Shott who has 18 goals and 24 assists for 42 points in 14 games. #34 Kyler Steinhauer-Morin with 12 goals and 27 assists for 39 points in 11 games. In net the Tomahawks can count on #35 Alexis Alexander who has a 4-2 record with a 4.17 goals agains average and a .898 save percentage.
Sunday November 13th, 2022 the battle of Quebec is renewed as the Ville-Marire Pirates will face off with the Temiscaming Titans in Temiscaming. So far this season, the Titans have a 8-5-0-1 record with 68 goals for and 57 goals against, with a power play at 13.9% and a penalty kill at 81%. The Pirates have a record of 11-3-0-1 for 23 points in the standings, while posting a 22.2% power play and a 91% penalty kill.
Key players to watch on the Pirates are #8 Jordan Riviere who has 19 goals and 26 assists for 45 points in 15 games. #9 Olivier Lamothe who has 18 goals and 21 assists for 39 points in 15 games. In net, the Pirates can count on Maxim Audet who has 4 wins in 5 games posting a 1.80 goals against average and a .930 save percentage.
Key players to watch on the Titans are #86 Nathan Hardy who has 12 goals and 15 assists for 27 points in 14 games. #26 Nico Gregoire who has 6 goals and 19 assists for 25 points in 13 games. In net, the Titans can count on veteran goaltender Eloi Bouchard who has 4 wins in 9 games while posting a 3.58 goals against average and a .910 save percentage.
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