The Squirrels dominated the first period, had a lousy second period, and put forth a valiant effort in the third but got knocked out of the playoffs, 5-2, to the Laughing Skulls on Saturday.
Missing more than half of their regulars, the Screaming Squirrels edged out the Laughing Skulls on Monday in their first game since moving up to Bronze 1.
With a short bench, the Squirrels couldn’t get anything going against the newly-demoted Laughing Skulls on Sunday, falling 3-0.
Despite getting off to a slow start, as in trying to figure out what their lines were, the Screaming Squirrels jumped out to a 3-0 lead late in the first period, then scored three more in the first 49 seconds of the second, en route to an 11-1 victory against the Laughing Skulls. The only hiccup came with a 7-0 lead, when they gave up a goal (and thus, a running clock, much to the ref’s dismay), but it didn’t matter as the 10-goal lead ended the game. Continue reading “Squirrels 11, Laughing Skulls 1”
The oddest part about Wednesday’s 6-0 loss for the Squirrels was that they really didn’t play that badly. Despite plenty of chances and even possession time, the Squirrels simply couldn’t get the puck past the goalie. The Squirrels also happened to be missing their top three points producers.
|The Gardens IH – Resor Wed, Jul 13, 2016 at 9:00pm|
|Laughing Skulls 6||Squirrels 0|
|Scoring||Shots on Goal|
Laughing Skulls 32
|Laughing Skulls – Matthew Regert (Nicholas Katsikas, Christopher Heath) , 1:16|
|Laughing Skulls – Chad Allen (unassisted) , 2:28|
|Laughing Skulls – Ronald Siefert (unassisted) , 5:18|
|Laughing Skulls – Christopher Heath (Kevin Widmayer, Chad Allen) , 10:01|
|Laughing Skulls – Matthew Regert (unassisted) , 13:31|
|Laughing Skulls – Chad Allen (unassisted) , 9:06|
|Squirrels – Desmond Richelsen (Interference), 2 min , 10:13|
|Laughing Skulls – Chad Allen (Unsportsmanlike Conduct), 2 min , 11:50|
|Laughing Skulls – Dave Clader (Unsportsmanlike Conduct), 2 min , 14:08|
|Squirrels – Robert Cobb (Unsportsmanlike Conduct), 2 min , 14:08|
|Squirrels – Donald Marks (Holding), 2 min , 13:03|
|Laughing Skulls – Tony Campbell (Interference), 2 min , 13:06|
|Squirrels – Robert Myers (Cross Checking), 2 min , 1:10|
|Laughing Skulls – Matthew Regert (Cross Checking), 2 min , 1:10|
|Laughing Skulls – Ronald Siefert (Body Checking), 2 min , 4:49|
|Squirrels – Fred Festa (Body Checking), 2 min , 14:20|
|Laughing Skulls||Screaming Squirrels|
Ken Insley, Didier DevynckScorekeeper