29 saves, 2 assists

January 31, 2015

Detroit Fighting Irish goalie George Hill was stopping pucks and setting up goals on Friday.

Hill — who spent three days earlier in the week practising with the Soo Eagles of the North American Hockey League — made 29 saves and assisted on two Detroit goals as the Fighting Irish outlasted the visiting Motor City Monarchs 5-4 in one of three Midwest Jr. Hockey League games played.

Richard Pinkowski, Nolan Jakrzewski, Aaron Robinson, Chase Tackett and Christian Ramage all scored solo goals as Detroit held off a late Motor City surge to post the win over its arch-rivals.

Anthony Wojciechowski tallied twice to lead Motor City.


The Hounds humbled the Ice Dogs in front of nearly 600 spectators at Centre Ice Arena in Traverse City.

Jacob Gillis scored two goals and added an assist to lead the first-place Hounds to victory.


Playing at home, Quinton Myotte, Dustin Brown and Christian Wilkins all posted a goal and an assist to lead the Firehawks past the Flyers.

Mackenzie Bruce turned aside 35 shots in the Soo net.

PHOTO: Detroit Fighting Irish goalie George Hill.

What you think about “29 saves, 2 assists”

  1. Hill has been the most consistent goalie for the Irish for about the passed 2 months or so. I am not sure why that he does not play more games than he has dose. Oh well it was nice that the Irish won the Game and that they got good solid play from George.

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