Aces trump Steelheads, 5-2.
Neither team had a goalie, or should we
say, their regular goalie. The Aces quickly grabbed The Rock, while
the Steelheads were stuck with Rollie.
The Aces dealt out the punishment early and often, scoring 3 times
in the first thanks to efforts by Ragu, Onello, and Anderson.
"When those three guys all score in one game, your team is doing
something wrong," noted Steelheads captain Bill Osbahr. "When it
happens in one period, you gotta start benching some guys."
A solo tally by Paul Albano kept the navy team in it for a while at
3-1, but the Aces would double down with a pair of goals in the 2nd,
one by Onello and one by seldom used forward Mike Cormican.
Up 5-1 headed into the final period, the game was over. You're not
gonna score 4 times on The Rock in one period. 3 maybe, but not 4.
The Steelheads got a late goal by Albano for the 5-2 final, but this
one was over long befo that.
With the win the Aces move into first place, the only team without a
"I don't want to get too excited," said Brian Armand. "This is about
the time I get traded."
"Don't say that Brian," replied Onello. "There are plenty of guys on
this team that aren't pulling their weight, not just you."
Hockeytown B; 03-May-2013 06:00 AM; 2013 Regular; Friday
Steelheads (Friday) 2 vs Aces (Friday) 5
1. Aces, Ragucci, John (DiGregorio, Jim) 03:05
2. Aces, Onello, Tony (Coughlin, Ed) 12:27
3. Steelheads, Albano, Paul (Unassisted) 13:05
4. Aces, Anderson, George (Santanello, Dan) 14:38 (gw)
Penalties - None.
5. Aces, Onello, Tony (Ragucci, John / Rogato, Jeff) 04:27
6. Aces, Cormican, Mike (Santanello, Dan) 17:16
Penalties - Coughlin, Ed - Aces (Interference-Minor) 05:54,
DiGregorio, Jim - Aces (Holding-Minor) 07:54
7. Steelheads, Albano, Paul (Howard, George / Gavin, Jack) 16:49
Penalties - None.
Goal - Steelheads: Graham, Rollie; Aces: Rockossi, Derek
Power plays - Steelheads: 0-for-2; Aces: 0-for-0
Officials: Vin and Beef