Minutemen vs Aces

FIHL - Florida Independent Hockey League January 9, 2021 - 5:30 pm
Clearwater Ice Arena
TBSA - Tampa Bay Skating Academy

Minutemen

6
loss
: 12
win
TBSA - Tampa Bay Skating Academy

Aces

Recap

The third-place Aces defeated the Minute Men 12-6 in a matchup that featured three Aces’ hat tricks. The Minute Men got on the board within the first minute on a goal by Vlad Handjiev, set up by the debut of local legend Connor Hill, in his first game in the FIHL as a pool player. The Aces evened the scored with 14:59 left in the first period on a goal by Alec Macdonald, but the Minute Men took a 2-1 lead less than three minutes later on a goal by Wyatt Frontiero. The Aces went on to score four times in the last 7:23 of the first period on goals by Alicea Macdonald, Gavin Frost, and two by Alec Macdonald for the hat trick. The Aces took a 6-2 lead with 16:38 left in the second period on a goal by Josiah Martinez. The Minute Men’s Alex Noti scored with 14:03 left in the second, but the Aces’ Gavin Frost scored with 9:30 left in the period for a 7-3 Aces’ lead. The Minute Men closed out the second period with two goals in the last nine minutes (Maxwell Mondo and Noti) to cut the Aces’ lead to 7-5 going into the third period. The Aces’ Martinez scored with 16:26 left in regulation before the Minute Men answered with a goal by Nathan Bren less than a minute later. Nathan is a 2007 born player hailing from Calgary and was making his first appearance in the FIHL as a pool player. The Aces destroyed any hopes of the Men closing the gap with four consecutive goals in the last 6:31 of regulation, including two by Martinez for the hat trick, one by Frost for the hat trick, and one by Jaxon Law for the 12-6 Aces win. The Minute Men’s Bren had two assists to go along with his goal, while the Aces’ Jack Zerfass contributed two assists. Shots on goal were Minute Men 51, Aces 37.

Details

Date Time League Season
January 9, 2021 5:30 pm FIHL - Florida Independent Hockey League 2020-2021

Venue

Clearwater Ice Arena

Results

Team1st2nd3rdPPGPPOTOutcome
Minutemen231016Loss
Aces5250212Win

Minutemen

# Player Position G A PTS PIM SA GA SV
6Nathan BehmForward1232000
10Connor HillForward0110000
3Alex NotiForward2130000
4Wyatt FrontieroDefense1124000
5Hunter ChaceForward0000000
7Vladimir HandjievForward1120000
8Scott MezackDefense0000000
9Andrew HarmonForward0000000
11Jack VitchockDefense0000000
14Carter HardenDefense0000000
17Maxwell MondoDefense1120000
35John ThompsonGoal Tender0000371225
42Kyle FanelliForward0000000
55Ryan ComptonDefense0000000
71Joey SaroukasForward0000000
 Total 67136371225

Head Coach: Chris Frontiero

Aces

# Player Position G A PTS PIM SA GA SV
26Alicea McDonaldForward1010000
30Alexander McDonaldForward3140000
3Josiah MartinezForward4150000
5Gavin FrostForward3030000
6Ryan CostelloGoal Tender000051645
8Jaxon LawForward1230000
10Andrew KlingelDefense0220000
12Gus KomarekForward0114000
13Maddox FoxForward0000000
14Michael SciannaForward0000000
15Jack ZerfassDefense0220000
23Ferris KritzerDefense0000000
81Nathan SalazarForward0000000
 Total 12921451645

Head Coach: Aaron Komarek

G
6
12
A
7
9
PTS
13
21
PIM
6
4
SA
37
51
GA
12
6
SV
25
45