Portland vs. Lethbridge – 8-5 Final…

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Goaltenders:  Keith Hamilton (starter); Ian Curtis

Defense:  Troy Rutkowski, Josh Hanson, Joe Morrow, Tyler Wotherspoon, Travis Bobbee, David Watt, Taylor Aronson

Forwards:  Oliver Gabriel, Chris Francis, Riley Boychuk, Brad Ross, Ryan Johansen, Radim Valchar, Colin Reddin, Nino Niederreiter, Gasper Kopitar, Taylor Peters, Stefan Schneider

Scratches:  Kurtis Mucha, Kyle Madsen, Brett Ponich, Daniel Johnston, Ty Rattie, Adam Basford, Luke Walker, Jacob Berglund, Spencer Bennett, Seth Swenson, Jason Grecica, Tayler Jordan


Goaltenders:  Ville Kolppanen (starter); Brandon Anderson

Defense:  Derek Ryckman, Reid Jackson, Adam Henry, Drew Graham, Max Ross, Cody Castro

Forwards:  Mark Reners, Craig Orfino, Cam Braes, Brody Sutter, Garrett Taylor, Ryan Moser, Neil Tarnasky, Jordan Baillie, Brandon Brossoit, Michael Sofillas, Brent Henke, Phillip Tot

Scratches:  Michael Tadjdeh, Ryley Bennefield, Brandyn Hulit, Kyle Beach, Carter Ashton, Austin Fyten, Brennan Yadlowski, Carter Bancks, Eric Mestery

1st Period:

12:21 – P – Nino Niederreiter (Troy Rutkowski, Joe Morrow) — Rutkowski from the left point feeds Niederreiter down the right wing alone….a premier backhand to forehand move for the open net slam.

16:27 – P – Radim Valchar (Troy Rutkowski, Chris Francis) — Rutkowski from the left half-wall feeds Valchar between the hash marks for a one-time slapper under the arm of Kolponnen.

Penalties:  1:45 – L – Graham (Tripping); 4:44 – P – Bench (Too Many Men); 10:12 – L – Bench (Too Many Men)

2nd Period:

4:53 – P – Brad Ross (Unassisted) SH — Ross pokes the puck free for a two on one, uses Johansen as a decoy before roofing it high glove.

5:14 – P – Oliver Gabriel (Taylor Aronson, Colin Reddin) 4 on 4 — Aronson from the left point finds a cutting Gabriel in front of the net who slams it home.

8:00 – P – Nino Niederreiter (Troy Rutkowksi, Brad Ross) — Rutkowski finds Niederreiter alone behind the ‘d’ and he files a backhand high glove on the breakaway.

13:00 – P – Gasper Kopitar (Troy Rutkowski) — Kopitar from behind the goal line banks it home off a d-man’s skate.

17:22 – P – Colin Reddin (Oliver Gabriel, Tyler Wotherspoon) 5 on 3 PP — Gabriel on the cycle in the corner finds Reddin who roofs it from the bottom of the right faceoff circle.

Penalties:  4:24 – P – Watt (Hooking); 5: 06 – L – Kolppanen (Delay of Game); 5:48 – P – Wotherspoon (Hooking); 10:53 – L – Ryckman (Cross Check); 15:56 – L – Ryckman (Hooking); 15:56 – L – Graham (Roughing)

3rd Period:

5:02 – L – Max Ross (Craig Orfino, Nils Moser) PP — Ross’ shot hits Rutkowski and goes in off the post.

11:29 – L – Phillip Tot (Drew Graham) SH — Graham pokes it to Tot behind the defense and his shot barely slips through Hamilton and across the line.

15:16 – L – Brett Henke (Mark Reners, Garrett Taylor) PP — Reners shot hits high on the shoulder of Hamilton and it bounces over him and Henke taps it in.

16:14 – L – Garrett Taylor (Reid Jackson, Brett Henke) PP — Taylor wrists it home from the right faceoff circle through a crowd.

16:35 – L – Craig Orfino (??? no assists announced) — Orfino from a bad angle puts it in on the long side.

18:27 – P – Oliver Gabriel (Nino Niederreiter) — Gabriel on a breakaway fires a wrister low stick side.

Penalties:  1:38 – L – Henry (Tripping); 4:03 – P – Johansen (Interference); 6:04 – P – Kopitar (Boarding); 6:04 – P – Boychuk (Fighting); 6:04 – L – Castro (Instigating/Fighting/Game Misconduct); 6:11 – L – Orfino (Tripping); 10:59 – L – Sutter (Interference); 13:38 – P – Aronson (Cross Check); 15:42 – P – Reddin (Interference)


Portland:  21 – 18 -19 — 58

Lethbridge:  3 – 6 – 13 — 22

Power Plays:

Portland: 1 for 8

Lethbridge:  3 for 6


P – Keith Hamilton 17 saves on 22 shots

L – Ville Kolponnen 50 saves on 58 shots

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  1. Thanks again for the chat version PBP.

    Bring on the T-Birds!!!

    GO HAKWS!!!

  2. Andy,

    Can you please update us on the roster moves to date? Its frustrating to be left out of the loop. Thanks.

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