Big weekend for three CIHL teams


By
November 3, 2014

with files from CIHL Staff

Batchewana Attack, Espanola Rivermen and St. Charles Spirit all had four-point weekends with two victories apiece in Canadian International Hockey League action.

ATTACK

The Attack beat the Milton Battle Arts Cobras 10-2 on Saturday in a neutral site game in Barry’s Bay, Ont. then downed the Colborne Hawks 9-0 on Sunday afternoon. Batchewana is now a perfect 8-0 to start the season. Shane Lippincott got the shutout in the game against the Hawks.

RIVERMEN

In a first for the Espanola Rivermen and the CIHL, three goalies combined for a shutout as the visitors defeated Colborne 4-0 on Saturday night. Espanola followed that win with a close 6-4 triumph over Milton on Sunday in a second neutral site game in Barry’s Bay. Austin Hannaford, Keegan Paulette and Trevor Kalinowski made 19 stops in the blanking of Colborne.

SPIRIT

St. Charles played two close games on the weekend. A goal by Scott Marshall 2:09 into overtime gave the home team an exciting 4-3 win over the visiting Toronto Jr. Hockey Academy on Saturday. A large crowd was treated to an exciting game Sunday afternoon, as the Spirit scored late to edge the Collingwood Ice 6-5. The two sides were never apart more than a few goals at any time, giving the 671 fans in attendance some very entertaining hockey. Spirit star Alex Hester netted four goals, including the winner.

ICE

Collingwood split its weekend two games. The Ice out-scored the Sudbury Royals on Saturday by an 8-3 margin. Phillip Koufis led the Ice with four goals. The Ice then, as noted above, lost to St. Charles on Sunday.

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What you think about “Big weekend for three CIHL teams”

  1. How cool it would be to be able and follow our teams via webcasts, up to date statistics etc.

    Aside above, hockey is becoming very entertaining as teams get better.

    Hats off to Collingwood ICE for their 9-1 run and looking forward to North vs South at Eddie Bush Nov. 15/16.

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