ICECAPS COMPLETE WEEKEND SWEEP OF UTICA WITH 7-1 SUNDAY WIN

Apr 10th, 2016 | By | Category: Hockey-General News, St. John's IceCaps

1 ICECAPS MCCThe St. John’s IceCaps completed a two game home ice sweep of the Utica Comets with a 7-1 win Sunday afternoon at Mile One Centre.

Charles Hudon led the way with two goals and an assist. Also scoring for St. John’s were Morgan Ellis, Mike McCarron, Nikita Scherbak, Jacob de la Rose and Tim Bozon. Curtis Valk scored the only goal for Utica, an affiliate of the Vancouver Canucks.

Eddie Pasquale stopped 30 of 31 shots to get the victory. The IceCaps took 39 shots on the Utica goal.

Notes –

….The IceCaps edged Utica 3-2 in overtime Saturday night on goals  Morgan Ellis scored the overtime goals.  Also scoring for St. John’s were Jacob de la Rose and Jeremy Gregoire.  Zach Fucale made 47 saves in the game.  It ended a four game St. John’s losing streak.

….The two goals for Hudon give him a team-leading 28 for the season.  With a three point weekend, Bud Holloway leads the IceCaps in points with 60 (19g, 41a)

….Darren Dietz, Ryan Johnston and Joel Hanley, who were re-assigned to St. John’s after playing Saturday night for the Canadiens at the Bell Centre were in the St. John’s lineup.  Johnston had two assists and was plus-6 in the game.

….The six goal margin of victory tied a St. John’s franchise record achieved three times in the past

….Former Canadiens draft choices forwards Daniel Audette, and Jeremiah Addison plus  Simon Bourque made their professional debuts Saturday night for St. Johns.  Addison and Bourque who are with the IceCaps under Amateur Tryout Contracts (ATO) recorded assists in the game.

….The IceCaps conclude their season next weekend with games Friday and Saturday against the Hartford Wolfpack, the New York Ranger affiliate.   For the 5th consecutive year the Canadiens AHL farm team will not participate in the Calder Cup playoffs.


Utica Comets 1 at St. John’s IceCaps 7
Sunday, April 10, 2016 – Mile One Centre

Utica 0 1 0 – 1
St. John’s 3 2 2 – 7

1st Period-

1, St. John’s, de la Rose 6 (Dumont), 1:16.

2, St. John’s, Ellis 16 (Holloway), 4:28.

3, St. John’s, McCarron 16 (Holloway, Parisi), 13:13.

Penalties-Jones Uti (interference), 10:57; McCarron Stj (high-sticking), 11:05.

2nd Period-

4, St. John’s, Bozon 4 (Johnston, Ellis), 1:24.

5, St. John’s, Scherbak 7 (McCarron, Hudon), 2:38.

6, Utica, Valk 2 (LaBate, Subban), 7:39.

Penalties-Friberg Stj (tripping), 10:02; LaBate Uti (interference), 11:37; Ehrhardt Uti (slashing), 12:19; Wrenn Uti (roughing), 14:22; de la Rose Stj (roughing), 14:22; Fedun Uti (slashing), 15:22; Hudon Stj (slashing), 15:22; Ehrhardt Uti (high-sticking), 15:40.

3rd Period-

7, St. John’s, Hudon 27 (Johnston), 1:52.

8, St. John’s, Hudon 28 (Scherbak), 7:15.

Penalties-Didier Stj (cross-checking), 3:27; LaBate Uti (fighting), 6:32; McCarron Stj (fighting), 6:32; Parisi Stj (tripping), 9:51; Scherbak Stj (interference), 15:19; Addison Stj (high-sticking), 19:39.

Shots on Goal-Utica 12-9-10-31. St. John’s 16-16-7-39.
Power Play Opportunities-Utica 0 / 6; St. John’s 0 / 4.
Goalies-Utica, Bachman 16-12-2 (39 shots-32 saves). St. John’s, Pasquale 12-10-0 (31 shots-30 saves).
A-5,805
Referees-Chris Schlenker (23), Terry Koharski (10).
Linesmen-Darryl Butt (70), Joe Maynard (24).

ICECAPS SEASON SCORING STATISTICS UPDATED

Player GP G A PTS +/- PIM
Bud Holloway 68 19 41 60 -12 14
Charles Hudon 65 28 25 53 -1 79
Gabriel Dumont 69 19 29 48 -13 76
Morgan Ellis 71 16 24 40 3 51
Michael McCarron 56 16 21 37 -6 91
Max Friberg 65 12 23 35 -5 14
Sven Andrighetto 26 10 13 23 6 22
Nikita Scherbak 46 7 16 23 -25 18
Daniel Carr 24 10 11 21 7 10
Lucas Lessio 42 10 11 21 -16 41
Mark Barberio 26 2 18 20 0 25
Mark MacMillan 60 6 10 16 -9 41
Darren Dietz 59 4 12 16 -6 59
Brandon McNally 48 7 6 13 -2 33
Jacob de la Rose 32 6 7 13 -6 18
Joel Hanley 62 5 8 13 -9 23
Brett Lernout 69 2 10 12 -4 73
Andrew Yogan 35 4 7 11 -5 18
Ryan Johnston 35 0 11 11 -12 14
Jeremy Gregoire 60 6 4 10 -5 68
Michael Bournival 20 1 7 8 -7 12
Tim Bozon 39 4 3 7 -12 14
Markus Eisenschmid 28 1 4 5 -1 0
Josiah Didier 51 0 5 5 0 58
Angelo Miceli 29 3 1 4 -4 14
John Scott 27 2 2 4 -3 85
Victor Bartley 24 1 3 4 -11 16
Alexandre Ranger 17 2 1 3 -5 6
Mac Bennett 35 1 2 3 -11 30
Cory Ward 8 0 3 3 -4 0
Zachary Fucale 41 0 3 3 0 2
Jarred Tinordi 6 0 2 2 3 6
Travis Brown 3 1 0 1 0 2
Shane Bakker 11 1 0 1 -3 46
Simon Bourque 1 0 1 1 1 0
Jeremiah Addison 2 0 1 1 1 2
Tom Parisi 5 0 1 1 0 4
Christopher Joyaux 8 0 1 1 -3 6
Daniel Audette 2 0 0 0 1 0
Luc-Olivier Blain 2 0 0 0 -1 0
Greg Pateryn 3 0 0 0 -6 0
Eric Neilson 6 0 0 0 2 9
Dalton Thrower 9 0 0 0 0 24
Connor Crisp 10 0 0 0 -6 25
Ben Scrivens 11 0 0 0 0 12
Eddie Pasquale 29 0 0 0 0 4
Goaltender W L SL SV%
Eddie Pasquale 12 10 0 0.917
Zachary Fucale 16 18 1 0.903
Ben Scrivens 2 7 0 0.888

 

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