Nice effort by depleted Stars team in 4-2 loss.
They didn't have any A players show up,
and didn't have two full lines, but still the gold Stars gave the
green Comets a run to the finish.
First period goals by Onello and Luke Steigerwald had the Stars up
The green Comets had full compliment of skaters, but couldn't figure
out how a team with only a couple of subs AND John Gambale and Marc
Teal as two of the few, could be shutting them out.
Finally midway though the 2nd the Comets beat Rollie on a George
Anderson goal. We think. There has been shuffling of the numbers
going on with the green team, as they are trying everything to get a
The Stars kept up until the last half of the third period, when
fatigue finally set it. This allowed the Comets a late comeback win.
A goal by JA Ambrosino tied it, then another with 1:44 left would
get them the win.
Anderson scored into the open net with 2 seconds left to seal it, on
a super sweet pass by Brian Armand.
"At first I thought Brian was shooting at the net himself," noted
Anderson. "But when I saw how wide it was going, I knew it was a
pass to me."
It was the Comets first win of the season, the Stars are still
winless at 0-3.
"I thought we'd be better once we got all our young players to show
up, maybe I was wrong," said Steve Hardy.
ALL GAME PHOTOS ARE HERE
Hockeytown A; 18-Sep-2015 06:00 AM; 2015 Regular; Friday
Comets (Friday) 4
Stars (Friday) 2
1. Stars, Onello, Tony (Teal, Marc / Andrusin, Phil) 02:16
2. Stars, Steigerwald, Luke (Gambale, John / Onello, Tony) 10:00
Penalties - None.
3. Comets, Anderson, George (Kapnis, Mike) 08:27
Penalties - Anderson, George - Comets (Roughing-Minor) 19:00
4. Comets, Ambrosino, JA (Unassisted) 11:05
5. Comets, Ambrosino, JA (Uretsky, Mike) 17:16 (gw)
6. Comets, Anderson, George (Armand, Brian) 18:58 (en)
Penalties - None.
Goal - Stars: Graham, Rollie; Comets: Fuji, Tom
Power plays - Stars: 0-for-1; Comets: 0-for-0
Officials: Beef and Greg