The Shamrocks had an early morning game at Ristuccia with the NE Bulldogs. The Shamrocks arent known to be a great early
morning team but they came out ready to play.
Tommy Chesna would get the first goal of the game unassisted after some
tremendous skating and determination and Shamrocks were up 1 to 0. The Shamrocks would have several chances and
Nick Heaslip would go end to end with powerful skating and finish with a laser
wrist shot over the shoulder of the Bulldog Goalie to make it 2 to 0. However late in the third period a defensive
miscap by the SHamrocks and the Bulldogs would get one back and the period would
end up 2 to 1. The second period the
Shamrocks would have some great chances but the Bulldogs goalie was solid and
kept the Shamrocks off the board. The
Bulldogs would get another goal in the second to make it 2 to 2 after 2. The Shamrocks would regain the lead when
Tommy Chesna would find Nick Heaslip at the Blue Line and Nick fired a shot by
the Bulldogs goalie to make it 3 to 2.
The Bulldogs came right back capitalizing on a Shamrocks mistake to make
it 3 to 3. Patrik Sechulster would hit a
streaking Tommy Chesna who would finish with a great wrist shot to make it 4 to
3. Then Patrick Barrett would follow
suit and spring Will Van Sicklin who would notch a goal and give the SHamrocks
a 5 to 3 lead. The Bulldogs went in
attack mode and pulled their goalie and would get a late third period goal to
make it 5 to 4 but they couldnt get the equalizer and the Shamrocks would
squeak out a 5 to 4 win.
The second game of the weekend found the Shamrocks heading to Gloucester to
play the Ice Hawks. The Shamrocks
started off strong and were all over the Ice Hawks goalie who was tremendous in
net. Tommy Chesna would get the hat
trick, Patrik Sechulster would get a goal, Ryan Dusablon would get a goal, Will
Van Sicklin would get a goal and Justin Giglio would score. Jake Guertin would play strong defense and
get three assists to help in the 7 to 0 win for the Shamrocks.
The Shamrocks 2004s headed to Marlboro to play the undefeated Flames. The Shamrocks would start off fast and get a goal from Cosmo Siano with an assist to Justin Giglio to take the lead. The Flames would come back 10 seconds later with a goal to tie it at 1. The FLames would get another goal late in the 1st period to make it 2 to 1 Flames at the end of 1. The Shamrocks would come back and Will Vansicklin would take a great pass from Tommy Chesna and Patrick Barrett to tie the game up 2 to 2....Tommy Chesna would chase down another loose puck and make a fantasic pass to Van Sicklin who and the Shamrocks would take a 3 to 2 lead. Tommy CHesna would take the feed from James Carmilia and Jake Guertin and would fire a wrist shot by the Flames goalie to make it 4 to 2 SHamrocks. The Flames would get a late goal and the period would end 4 to 3 Shamrocks. The Shamrocks had a lot of chances in the third period but two Flames goals would give the game up and Shamrocks would lose 5 to 4. Next up the Bulldogs.
The Shamrock Squirt Minors came back from their Lake Placid
trip ready for league action. They had an early 8 AM start but they came
out flying against the Dover Stars. The Shamrocks would strike first when
Will Van Sicklin took a pass from Patrick Barrett and James Carmilia to make it
1 to 0. The Shamrocks would continue to have their chances but the Dover
Goalie was up to the task. The Stars would tie the game and the period
would end 1 to 1. The second period started off fast but to much
stickhandling would keep the Shamrocks from getting a lot of shots...the
defense and great goaltending by JJ Quill would keep the Stars off the board
and the period would end tied at 1. The Shamrocks defense was caught sleeping
9 seconds into the third period and Dover would take a 2 to 1 lead. The
Shamrocks had some nice shots but couldn't get them by the Dover goalie and
Dover would make them pay with another goal to put them ahead 3 to 1. The
Shamrocks would take control of the game when Nick Heaslip and Barrett fed Van
Sicklin who would fire a wrist shot to make it 3 to 2 Dover. Less
than a minute later Van Sicklin would finish the natural hat trick with the
helpers going to Barrett and James Carmilia. The white line wasnt done as
James Carmilia would fire a wrist shot by the Dover goalie and make the game 4
to 3 Shamrocks. The Shamrocks would continue the pressure with
Tommy and Dominic Chesna Mucking it up in front of the net and line mate Jack
Anderson their to knock the puck in to make it 5 to 3 Shamrocks....Dover wasnt
finished as they would get another goal to get it within 1. Quill
continued to keep the Stars off the board and with less than a minute left
Tommy Chesna would fire a wrist shot by the Dover goalie to make it 6 to 4 and
10 seconds later Van Sicklin would net his fourth to make it 7 to 4 and a
Shamrocks win. Next up the boys travel to Marlboro to take on the Flames.
The Squirt Minors would return home for a home game against the Bridgewater Bandits. The game started with the Shamrocks jumping all over the Bandits early however their goalie was big and good and turned away shot after shot. The 1st period would end with many chances by the Shamrocks but no score going into the second. The second period started of like the first with the Shamrocks testing the Bandits goalie but he was up to the task until Will Vansicklin passed to Dominic Chesna in close and with two nifty moves he found the back of the net and put the Shamrocks up 1 to 0. The Bandits would come back with a fluke goal which would tie up the game 1 to 1. The Shamrocks continued to pressure the Bandits and with 47 seconds left in the period Vansicklin passed back to Jake Guertin at the point who passed over to his defensive partner Patrick Barrett who fired a wrist shot from the blue line and beat the goalie five hole to make it 2 to 1. The Shamrocks werent done and 20 seconds later the hard work of Vansicklin and Tommy Chesna would lead to another goal by Dominic Chesna to make it 3 to 1 heading into the third. The Shamrocks took control and the defense of Nick Heaslip, Janssen Sperling, Patrick Barrett and Jake Guertin continued to control the game and would spring Van Sicklin who came down the right side and fired a wrist shot over the goalies shoulder under the cross bar to get his second of the game and put the Shamrocks up 4 to 1. Vansicklin wasnt finished as he would take a feed from the Chesna brothers and fire a wrist shot by the goalie to make it 5 to 1. With 3 minutes left in the game Tommy Chesna would go in make some moves and make it 6 to 1 which would end up to be the final. Next up for the boys in Green is a trip to Lake Placid.
The Squirt Minors would head to Cranston RI for a game against the Providence Jr Friars. The Shamrocks looked tired and couldnt get things going and the Providence Jr Friars would take a 1 to 0 lead. The Shamrocks battled back and Will Vansicklin broke through the Friar defense and fired a wrist shot to make it 1 to 0. Van Sicklin wasnt finished as he took a feed from Patrick Barrett and Patrik Sechulster to make it to 2 to 1 after 1. The Jr. Friars would capitalize on a defense miscue to make it 2 to 2. The Van Sicklin show would continue as he took the feed from Patrik Sechulster and Jake Guertin to make it 3 to 2 and secure the hat trick. The Shamrocks would continue when Ben Sieve made it 4 to 2 with the helpers going to Van Sicklin and Barrett. Van Sicklin would take the feed from Guertin and Barrett again to make it 5 to 2 and Justin Giglio would net another one off the hard work of Dominic Chesna and Patrik Sechulster to make it 6 to 2. The Jr Friars would get another one late in the second period but the SHamrocks would take a 6 to 3 lead into the third period. The Shamrocks had plenty of chances but could not beat the Jr. Friars goalie and with great goal tending by JJ Quill and great defense by Patrick Barrett they would hold on to the 6 to 3 win.
The Shamrocks Squirt Minors would take to the
ice this past weekend in a home at home series vs. the Northstar Selects. The first game was a morning tilt at
Ristuccia Arena in Wilmington
and the Shamrocks would come out flying.
Dominic Chesna would take a feed from Tommy Chesna and put it past the
goalie to make it 1 to 0 Shamrocks.
Tommy Chesna would follow up with an unassisted tally to make it 2 to 0
SHamrocks at the end of 1. The Shamrocks
came out flying in the second period with Justin Giglio pouncing on a rebound
off a Ben Sieve shot to make it 3 to 0 Shamrocks which would open up the flood
gates. Tommy Chesna would begin the road
to a 5 point day with three consecutive goals in the second and beginning of the
third periods to put the Shamrocks up 6 to 0...assists during the Tommy show
included Jack Anderson, Will Van Sicklin, Dominic Chesna and Justin
Giglio. The Shamrocks would get a goal
from James Carmilia who fired a wrist shot by the Selects goalie with assist
from Vansicklin and Ben Deraps. The last
goal of the day for the Shamrocks would come from Cosmo Siano with assists from
Ben SIeve and Justin Giglio. The Selects
would score a late goal in the third period and the Shamrocks would win 8 to 1.
The Shamrocks Squirt Minors traveled to Woonsocket
RI for the home at home
finisher...The game was much closer as the jet lag was definitely showing on
the boys in green. The Selects would
start the game with a goal to make it 1 to 0.
The Shamrocks would wake up and Tommy Chesna would start off where he
left off putting a shot by the Selects goalie to make it 1 to 1. The Shamrocks werent done when James Carmilia
and Jake Guertin fed Patrick Barrett in front of the net and he would put a
back hand top corner to make it 2 to 1 Shamrocks. The score at the end of 1 would be 2 to 1
SHamrocks. The Shamrocks would start the
second strong and Ben Sieve would make a pass to WIll Van Sickling who would
shoot it off a Selects defender and into the back of the net to make it 3 to
1. Ben Sieve would turn it on and get a
goal unassisted on a very good hustling play to make it 4 to 1 after two
periods of play. The Shamrocks would
come out in the third and Tommy Chesna would get another goal with an assist
from his twin brother Dominic to make it 5 to 1....The Selects wouldnt go away
putting a late goal by JJ Quill who played great to make it 5 to 2...thats as
close as they would get as the Shamrocks would win 5 to 2 and increase their
record to 5 wins and 2 losses on the young season...next up a trip to Cranston to play the Friars...
The Shamrocks 04's season opener would be against an old foe, the New England Bulldogs. The boys looked sharp in their new uniforms and would take the early lead on a goal by Will Van Sicklin with the assists to Patrick Barrett and Janssen Sperling. The Bulldogs would come back and score one to tie it up. However, the Shamrocks would hit their groove and Vansicklin would score again from the feed of James Carmilia and Barrett. Then 30 seconds later Justin Giglio woud take a feed from Ben Deraps and Ben Sieve to put one past the Bulldog goalie. The Shamrocks would put one more by the Bulldogs goalie when Tommy Chesna received a pass from Jack Anderson and Jake Guertin to make it 4 to 2 after the first period. The Shamrocks had a shooting party in the second period with Barrett starting the scoring with a nice wrist shoot from the feed of Carmilia and Van Sicklin. Jack ANderson would notch one after the hard work of Dominic and Tommy Chesna. Van Sicklin would complete the hat trick off a feed from Barrett and Carmilia. Van Sickling wasnt finished as he would add his fourth later in the period with a feed from Cosmo Siano and Barrett. The scoring would continue with Sieve notching one from a feed from Deraps and Giglio and the second period scoring frenzy would end with Anderson getting another after the hardwork of the Chesna brothers. The 2nd period would end with the Shamrocks up 10 to 3. The boys worked on their passing during the third period but before the Shamrocks were done Tommy Chesna would notch another one with a great wrist shot by the Bulldogs goalie. The Bulldogs would score one late but the Shamrocks had a solid team effort and would take the first one of the early season 11 to 4. Next up the Bandits down in Bridgewater.
The Shamrocks 04's headed down to Bridgewater to face a big Bandits team. The boys looked a little tired from the long drive down and the Bandits would take advantage and score the games first goal. The first period would go back and forth with both teams having their chances but the goal tending of JJ Quill was solid. With 23 seconds left in the period Dominic Chesna would take a feed from Ryan Dusablon and Nick Heaslip and would tie the game. The second period was the same, with both teams having chances but both goalies up to the task. However, Tommy Chesna would take a feed from Cosmo Siano and Janssen Sperling to make it 2 to1. The Bandits would strike again and tie the game 2 to 2 going into the third. The Shamrocks started to wake up in the third period and would take control of the game...the Bandits would continue to get their chances but JJ Quill was fantastic in net turning away every shot....Will Van Sicklin would get a goal after some nice stickhandling to make it 3 to 2 good guys. And he wasn't finished as he would put one more by the Bandits goalie to make it 4 to 2. The Bandits would fight to the end but the Shamrocks would secure the 4 to 2 win and cap a great weekend of hockey. Next up the first home game vs. the Bay State Breakers.