Minto Cup Day 2 Recap: Teat and the Excelsiors Continue Impressive Run

Photo Courtesy of Brampton Excelsiors

The games today would be a little bit more competitive, at least one was, then yesterdays games. The one constant was that Coquitlam and Brampton continue to show that this is a business trip, especially Brampton. Also, the talent on the floor is obviously top notch and you can see in each of these teams. 

Calgary Mountaineers vs Brampton Excelsiors - 3-15

The Excelsiors would just completely dominate this game as they put yet another game away in the first period. With a 9 goal run start for the Excelsiors it seemed that the Mountineers had no life at all until they would finally get their first goal of the game by way of Jake Foster midway through the second. The Excelsiors would continue to dominate through the rest of the second and the third period to secure the 15-3 victory in dominating fashion. 

Some of the top performers for the Mountaineers would be Jake Foster with three points (2G,3A) and goalie Hruska Laine who had forty six saves against sixty one shots. For the Excelsiors they would have a whole slew of guys contribute a ton tonight. Jeff Teat, Austin Hasen, and Clarke Peterson would lead the game and their team in points with six a piece. Teat would have three goals and assist while Peterson would put up two goals and four assist. Austin Hasen finished the game with five assist and one goal. In cage for the Excelsiors Steven Orleman would twenty five saves off of twenty eight shots. 

Okotoks Raiders vs Coquitlam Adanacs - 7-12

This game would be a little big closer and more contested throughout the entire game. The game would start off with the Adanacs having a huge first period as they would get out to a 9-2 lead. The Raiders would start to find some energy and fight back in the second period as they would cut the Adanacs lead to 11-5 heading into the third period. The Raiders would score two in the third and the Adanacs would score one to seal the deal. The Adanacs would get the 12-7 victory and hold off the Raiders comeback. 

The top point scorers for the Raiders were Carter Brand, Tyler Sonnichsen, and Brett McIntyre as they each put up really good numbers Brand would lead his team with five points (2G,3A) while Sonnichsen and McIntyre each had four points a piece as they each had two goals and two assist. 

The Adanacs top guys tonight would include Chase Scanlan, Colin Munro, and Christian Del Bianco. Scanlan would put up six points (3G,3A) while Munro would put up five points (2G,3A). Del Bianco was stellar in goal again tonight with thirty three saves off of forty shots.