Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Suns Hockey Summary


SUNS 5, INDIANS 3 (ot shootout)

Friday, February 27

Seattle Indians 2 1 0 0 3
Sun Valley Suns 2 0 1 2 5

FIRST PERIOD—(1) Seattle, Jason Gudmundsson (Otto Vizvader, Ben Steverson), 1:24. (2) Seattle, Jeremy Shanahan (Gudmundsson, Paul Sliwowicz), 14:10. (3) SV, Taylor Rothgeb 7 (Jon Duval, Charles Friedman), 16:26. (4) SV, Paul Baranzelli 7 (Ryan Enrico, Caleb Baukol), 17:50.

SECOND PERIOD—(5) Seattle, Billy Coleman (Dan Kussler, Sliwowicz), 6:30

THIRD PERIOD—(6) SV, Billy Tryder 5 (Enrico, Chris Warrington), 12:59, power play goal.

OVERTIME (5 minutes, 4-on-4)—No scoring.

OVERTIME SHOOTOUT—(7) SV, Blake Jenson 3. (8) SV, Enrico 7, game-winning goal.

SHOTS ON GOAL—Seattle Indians 9-13-11-3 for 36; Sun Valley 14-20-14-5 for 53.

GOALIES—Seattle Indians, Wayne Floyd (48 saves); SV, Ryan Thomson (33 saves, 5-5-0 record).

OFFICIALS—Dave Patrie and Chris Benson.

NOTES—Sixth-year Suns goalie Ryan Thomson (43-17-0, 9-6-0 OT) has played in goal in 15 of the last 17 Suns overtime games.....The Suns are now 33-27-20 in 80 overtime games over 34 seasons, and Sun Valley is 7-10 in 17 shootouts since 1998.....Here is a list of game-winning OT scorers in Suns history: Ryan Enrico 3, Jamie Ellison 3, Paul Baranzelli 2, John Finnegan 2, Kurt Wenzell 2, Phil Hoene 2, Paul Cartmill 2, Adam Swain 1, Jeremy Mylymok 1, Vilnis Nikolaisons 1, Eric Demment 1, Luke Smith 1, Brian Watts 1, Tom Forti 1, Dale Johnson 1, Mark Broz 1, Pat Kearney 1, Rip Kirby 1, Terry Heneghan 1, Chas Riopel 1, Brian Saksa 1, Beets Johnson 1, Phil Hebert 1 and Sean O'Connell 1.......This weekend's Suns guest coach was Suns Hall of Famer Glenn Hunter.....SV forward lines were Noah Loyd-Jamie Ellison-Vilnis Nikolaisons, Ryan Enrico-Billy Tryder-Caleb Baukol, Charles Friedman-Jon Duval-Taylor Rothgeb, Cody Proctor-Blake Jenson-John Miller. Defensemen were Paul Baranzelli, Ivars Muzis, Matt Alloway, Chris Warrington and Eric Demment..... .Coach Hunter switched up the lines toward the end of the game, seeking more offense to tie the game. He moved Baranzelli up onto a wing.....Best chances in the overtime period were, for Sun Valley, wing John Miller sending Eric Demment in alone at 30 seconds, the save made by Wayne Floyd of Seattle, and Sun Valley's Ryan Thomson stopping Jason Gudmundsson of Seattle with only 50 seconds remaining in the five-minute period.....Seattle's Quinten Ray and Sun Valley's Jamie Ellison received game misconducts in the third period, following an on-ice fight between Ellison and Seattle's Dave Bonenko, both receiving five-minute fighting penalties, and an off-ice fracas in the penalty box.

SUNS 10, INDIANS 8

Saturday, February 28

Seattle Indians 2 4 2 8
Sun Valley Suns 2 2 6 10

FIRST PERIOD—(1) SV, Vilnis Nikolaisons 2 (unassisted), 0:34. (2) SV, Nikolaisons 3 (Jon Duval, Ivars Muzis), 13:45, shorthanded goal. (3) Seattle, Ben Steverson (Dan Kussler), 16:42. (4) Seattle, Paul Sliwowicz (unassisted), 17:52.

SECOND PERIOD—(5) Seattle, Jason Gudmundsson (Quinten Ray), 5:45. (6) SV, Duval 4 (Chris Warrington, goalie Mat Gershater), 6:50. (7) Seattle, Jason Josephy (Billy Coleman), 7:32. (8) Seattle, Tom Maroste (Jeremy Shanahan, Gudmundsson), 9:02. (9) Seattle, Gudmundsson (unassisted), 13:49, shorthanded goal. (10) SV, Jamie Ellison 7 (John Miller, Billy Tryder), 15:51.

THIRD PERIOD—(11) SV, Ryan Enrico 8 (Ellison, Miller), 1:17. (12) SV, Tryder 6 (unassisted), 4:59. (13) SV, Charles Friedman 2 (Ellison), 6:04. (14) SV, Warrington 3 (Tryder), 7:19. (15) Seattle, Gudmundsson (Robbie Maxwell), 11:03, power play and hat trick goal. (16) SV, Matt Alloway 1 (Miller), 11:26. (17) SV, Warrington 4 (Enrico), 15:02. (18) Seattle, Sliwowicz (Gudmundsson, Shanahan), 16:02.

SHOTS ON GOAL—Seattle Indians 15-18-14 for 47; Sun Valley 10-16-23 for 49.

GOALIES—Seattle Indians, Darren Campbell (39 saves); SV, Mat Gershater (39 saves, 1-1-0 record).

OFFICIALS—John Olson and Eric Wingard.

NOTES—Seattle broke open a 3-3 tie early in the second period with three unanswered goals, the first two by former Sun Valley Junior Hockey player Jason Josephy and former Suns defenseman Tom Maroste (23 goals and 80 points in four Suns seasons)....Eleventh-year Suns center Billy Tryder has quietly moved into position to crack the top 10 on the all-time Suns scoring list. Tryder (108 goals, 141 assists for 249 points) is just two points behind 10th-place Dave Hutchinson (89-162 for 251)......Tonight was the 798th game in the 34-year history of the Suns franchise (553-216-29).....Jason Gudmundsson of Seattle (4 goals, 3 assists) was the weekend's high scorer with 7 points. Ryan Enrico (2-3 for 5 points) topped Sun Valley....The weekend goal scoring was well divided, 11 different Suns players lighting the light and seven different Seattle skaters.....Trailing 10-8, Seattle pulled goalie Darren Campbell with 1:25 remaining in the third period, but couldn't come any closer.




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