Alternative/Minor League Hockey News

Everett wins over Blazers

February 6, 2016 - EVERETT, Wash. - Matt Fonteyne and Patrick Bajkov each earned a goal and added two assists, helping lead the Everett Silvertips to a wire-to-wire 4-3 victory over the Kamloops Blazers, before 4,611 fans at XFINITY Arena in WHL action on Friday night. Persevering through the loss of Remi Laurencelle (final game of a three game suspension) and Carson Stadnyk (injury), their top two scorers, the Silvertips posted their 11th consecutive victory over Kamloops and extended their lead to seven points over Seattle for first plac... Full Story

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Royals Clip Americans in Shootout

February 6, 2016 - Kennewick, WA- The Victoria Royals prevailed 5-4 in a shootout against the Tri-City Americans on Friday night as both teams combined for five special teams' goals throughout the contest. The Royals' Dante Hannoun scored the shootout winner in the fourth round to secure the victory for the visiting team. Victoria received shorthanded goals from Tyler Soy and Regan Nagy and a powerplay marker from Vladimir Bobylev in the first period. Bobylev scored his second of the game midway through the middle frame to knot the game at ... Full Story

Gulls Cool off Heat, 4-2

February 6, 2016 - SAN DIEGO - Shane O'Brien's third period goal turned out to be the game winner as the San Diego Gulls skated past the Stockton Heat 4-2 on Friday night at Valley View Casino Center. A crowd of 7,236 saw the Gulls (20-18-1-1) snap their own five-game home losing streak, while ending the Heat's five-game winning streak. Bryan Moore, Matt Berry and Joseph Cramarossa all scored single goals for San Diego, who won for the first time in 2016 on home ice. The Gulls held Stockton (18-17-1-2) to no more than seven shots in any per... Full Story

Reign Take Down Barracuda on Pink in the Rink, 1-0

February 6, 2016 - Ontario, CA - Netminder Peter Budaj recorded his third consecutive shutout and forward Michael Mersch scored the lone goal to help the Ontario Reign (27-10-3-1) edge past the San Jose Barracuda (19-15-5-3), 1-0, in front of a sellout crowd of 9,491 for Pink in the Rink on Friday night at Citizens Business Bank Arena. "I just try to stay in the moment and not think too much ahead," said Budaj about his shutout victory. "I know it's cliché, but it's very true. I just try to focus on the next puck and focus on the next shot... Full Story

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