The HGOE CeeBee Stars improved to 2-0 on the young Avalon East Senior Hockey League season Sunday night at the Southern Shore Arena in Mobile, defeating the Southern Shore Puglisevich Breakers 2-1.
Lucas Goobie and Andrew Fenwick scored for the CeeBees, with A.J. Whiffen making 32 saves for the win.
Stephen Oates replied for the home side, whose Devon O'Brien faced 36 shots.
The Breakers are back in action on Monday night when they take on the St. John's Green Sleeves Caps at the Goulds Sports Arena. Puck drop is 8:30 p.m. [Full Story]
The Bell Island Blues collected a second straight win over the Tapper's Northeast Eagles Saturday night at the Msgr. Bartlett Memorial Arena in Wabana, winning 3-0. The Blues kicked off the season with a 5-4 shootout win over the Eagles on Friday night in Torbay.
On Saturday, the Eagles' Chris Sparkes opened the scoring with an unassisted tally in the first period, but the Blues responded with three second period goals in a six minute span for the win. Brandon Street potted the first, Brandon Burry made it 2-1 and Ryan Power added the insurance marker. [Full Story]
The Avalon East Senior Hockey League started it's 50th season with a nail biter on Friday night at the Jack Byrne Arena.
Bell Island Blues defeated the hometown Northeast Eagles 5-4 in a game decided by a shootout.
Brandon Burry scored the game winning goal in the shootout for the Blues. Brandon O'Neil, Mike Ryan, Garrett Murphy and Ryan Power scored for Bell Island in regulation time.
Bryan Clarke, Tyler Walshe, Andrew White and Dan Cadigan scored for Northeast. [Full Story]
The Tappers Northeast Eagles have made a trade with the St. John's Green Sleeves Caps to acquire defenseman Doug O'Brien, who had been the Caps 1st round draft pick in the first 2016/17 AESHL Entry Draft.
In return, the Caps acquired the rights to players Mitch Flynn, Brandon Kalbfleisch and the Eagles first round picks in the second 2016/17 and 2017/18 AESHL Drafts. [Full Story]
As preparations continue for its 50th season, the AESHL held its Annual General Meeting on Monday, October 17th at Jack Byrne Arena.
A number of housekeeping items were addressed, in addition to a review of the 2015/2016 season which saw the League end in a healthy financial and competitive position. [Full Story]