After a tough start to their road trip last weekend, the Whalers Elite team came out firing on Saturday night, as 6 different Whalers found the back of the net in an 8-1 rout over Potomac.
Tanner Davis and Arun Cibrario each scored twice, while DJ Randle Jorai Bart, Cody Wilson, and Joe Polcaro each tallied one. Shane Ziegler had 2 helpers, while Jorai Bart, Liam Smiley, Jayden Werner, Tanner Davis, Cody Wilson, Joe Polcaro, and James Rowe each had one. Ricardo Alvarez made 14 saves in net for the win.
The Whalers help a 48-15 shot on goal advantage. Hampton Roads went 0 for 2 on the power play while the Patriots were 0 for 7.
Saturday night the Whalers premier offense came out on fire, tallying 4 times in the opening frame and cruising the rest of the way in a 7-1 win over Potomac.
Brandon Osmundson and John Moncovich each scored twice, while Matthew Hanchon, Oliver Freden, and Max Loga each posted one. Brendan Borg, Jacob Kaplan, John Moncovich, Brandon Osmundson, and Conner Hunt each tallied one assist. Alec Lindberg picked up his 3rd win of the season in net with 18 saves.
The Whalers had a 42-19 shot on goal advantage. Hampton Roads went 0 for 4 on the power play while Potomac was 1 for 4.
On Sunday the Whalers made things tough on themselves, as early penalty trouble found them down 2-0 after the opening frame. A 3 goal 2nd period helped get the Whalers back in the game, but the Patriots kept things close and a late Potomac tally forced OT. After a scoreless extra frame, the Whalers won the shootout 2-1 with Tyler Dienna notching the game winner.
DJ Randle posted a pair of goal, while Cody Wilson and Bryce Leger each notched one. Cody Wilson tallied 2 assists, while Jorai Bart, James Rowe, Nate McNamara, and Arun Cibrario each posted 1.
The Whalers help a 54-37 shot on goal advantage. Hampton Roads went 2 for 7 on the power play while the Patriots were 2 for 6.
On Sunday the Patriots made the Whalers work for it. Despite firing 58 shots on net, Elvinas Karla kept the high powered Whalers offense at bay most of the game. The Patriots held a 2-1 lead heading into the 3rd period before the offense finally broke through with one early goal to knot things up and another late to complete the weekend sweep.
Brandon Osmundson scored twice, while Oliver Freden posted one. Brady Mistler posted 2 assists while Brandon Leitz, Chris Ciolek, Jaxon Rutkowski, and Oliver Freden each had one. Blake Bjella notched his 2nd win of the year with 19 saves in net.
The Whalers had a 58-21 shot on goal advantage. Hampton Roads went 1 for 4 on the power play while Potomac was 1 for 4.
The Whalers will head to Charlotte for the first of 4 USPHL showcases at the Extreme Ice Center in Indian Trail.
Friday Sept 28th vs. DME Swamp Rabbits 1pm
Saturday Sept 29th vs. Florida Eels 6pm
Sunday Sept 30th vs. Tampa Bay Junior 8am
Sunday Sept 30th vs. Atlanta Kings 4:45pm
Friday Sept 28th vs. DME Swamp Rabbits 5pm
Saturday Sept 29th vs. Florida Eels 8pm
Sunday Sept 30th vs. Tampa Bay Juniors 10am
Sunday Sept 30th vs. Atlanta Kings 4pm
All Games can be seen live and online on HockeyTV.