Shield Lead Best of 5 Playoff Series 2-1
The Big Red Machines
Drive to the Russell Cup!
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SOUTH MUSKOKA SHIELD JUNIOR "A" HOCKEY CLUB
PLAYOFFS 1ST ROUND
SOUTH MUSKOKA SHIELD (3) VS ALMAGUIN SPARTANS (6)
GAME 1: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17 8:00 PM IN GRAVENHURST (W 4-2)
GAME 2: SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18 7:30 PM @ ALMAGUIN (W3-2)
GAME 3: MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20 6:30 PM IN GRAVENHURST (L 3-2)
GAME 4: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24 7:30 PM @ ALMAGUIN
GAME 5: SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25 6:30 PM IN GRAVENHURST (IF NECCESSARY)
LYDEN ECLIPSES 100 POINTS & SCORES 50 GOALS FOR 2ND STRAIGHT SEASON
Your South Muskoka Shield defeated the Almaguin Spartans 3-2 Saturday evening in Almaguin and had the chance to close out the series at home last night but the Spartans came out with a 3-2 victory. Coach Demasi commented on the past 2 games; "We played a solid road game in Almaguin in both ends of the rink. It is a small arena not suited to our style of play but the guys did a great job keeping things simple in our zone and getting pucks to the net in the offensive zone. Last night at home we got off to a great start going up 2-0 in the first period but Almaguini didn't give up. They chipped away at our lead and eventually got the game winner in the 3rd period. I think the difference in the game was our power play. We didn't get enough pucks on net and part of that was due to their strong penalty kill and getting their bodies in our shooting lanes and sticks in our passing lanes. We will work on our powerplay this week in practice and correct what needs to be corrected".
GO SHIELD GO!!
Team Captain Carl Lyden has set a new team record by becoming the first and only Shield player to reach 2 impressive milestones in 2 consecutive seasons. Lyden also tied the team record with most points in a single season with 129.
Last season Lyden the team in goals (60) and Points (105) and helping the team to an impressive record of 36-5-1.
The Sharp-Shooting Swede continued his assault on the score sheet this season as well by tallying 54 Goals and 71 Assists with still 2 games remaining in the teams 42 game schedule.
Lyden's current stats have him sitting on top of the League Leader Board in points with 125, 2nd in Goals with 54 and 2nd in Assists with 71.
Coach Demasi commented on his captains scoring prowess "We are very proud of Carl's accomplishments the past two seasons. He is a true sniper in every sense of the word. His shot is very deceiving in that he changes the angle of his blade at the very last second which makes it very difficult for goalies to pick up the puck.
Carl is ready to make the jump to the next level, and as long as his will meets his skill he will continue to dominate."
Congratulations Carl and keep up the great work!
GO SHIELD GO !!
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