The Komets will now advance to the Ray Miron Presidents’ Cup Finals to face the Wichita Thunder. Read more →
Monthly Archives: April 2012
The Mavs have never seen a game 7 but have faced deciding games twice (Game 3 in 2010 versus Mississippi and Game 5 in 2011 versus Wichita) and have gone 2-0 in those games. Read more →
Rapid City head coach Joe Ferras and assistant coach Mark DeSantis are now squarely focused on the Rush’s upcoming fifth year in the Central Hockey League, but they still have some important holdovers to take care of from this year.
Late-season and lingering long-term injuries must still be treated and players must get back to health before the season can be considered complete. Read more at: rapidcityjournal.com
They have a chance to play in a Game 7 of the playoffs, something that brings immense pressure but also wonderful opportunity. After six grueling games, one team will survive tonight’s ultimate game and the other will head home wondering all summer, “What if?” Read more at: news-sentinel.com
He earned almost legendary status in local hockey circles before parting ways with the Mavericks last season. Not that Effinger, 26, who grew up in the St. Louis suburb of Belleville, Ill., necessarily wanted to part ways. Read more at: kansascity.com
“If I’m Missouri, I’m throwing a positive on it and saying, ‘We’ve got one game to go to the finals for the first time in our (three-year) existence,’ ”).. Read more at: journalgazette.net
It was a long distance to travel for Chappell, who was little more than an extra piece for the first half of the season.).. Read more at: kansas.com
“I wanted to get some energy right away in our team and get the crowd going,” Sims said. “Tommy threw a big hit right at the start and so did someone else. It just got our team going, got the fans going and gave our team some confidence. I thought Tommy played excellent for the minutes he played.” Read more at: news-sentinel.com
The Mavs won the first two games of the series, both in Fort Wayne, and the Komets won Game’s 3 and 4 in Missouri before the team’s held serve on home ice splitting Game’s 5 and 6. Read more →
Not because of his statistics – he had only one goal – but because of the way he came out in the first period. Chaulk hit every opponent in sight to lead the Komets to a 4-1 victory over the Missouri Mavericks).. Read more at: journalgazette.net
This one hurt – it really hurt – as the Missouri Mavericks failed to claim Game 6 in the best-of-seven Turner Conference championship series, falling to Fort Wayne 4-1 Tuesday night on the Komets’ home ice.
The series is now even at three wins apiece and will be decided at 6:30 p.m. Thursday when the teams lock up in a game that will decide the fate of both squads. Read more at: examiner.net
After stinking up the Independence Events Center on Saturday night with stats of three shots on goal, no points and a minus-11 rating,).. Read more at: news-sentinel.com
Fort Wayne forced a game seven with the win and the team’s will play on Thursday night in Fort Wayne for a chance to go to the President’s Cup Finals and face the Wichita Thunder. Read more →
That’s the deadline Central Hockey League teams have to submit requests for reviews to the league’s director of hockey operations. If there’s a game that night involving the player under review, Wiley’s afternoon can get pretty crazy as he tries to get enough time, input and information to make a decision by game time. Read more at: news-sentinel.com
Playoff Series: With five games in the books the Mavericks lead the Komets 3-2 and have the chance tonight, while on the road, to get one last win and earn the Turner Trophy and advance to the Presidents’ Cup Finals. However, Fort Wayne will not go down easy and will have a lot of support behind them at home tonight. Read more →
The Wichita Thunder have won the N. Thomas Berry Trophy as the Central Hockey League’s Berry Conference champions for 2011-12, claiming the title with a 3-2 overtime victory over the Texas Brahmas in Game 6 of their best-of-7 series at the NYTEX Sports Centre in North Richland Hills, Texas on Monday evening. Read more →
“I think you guys forget that we only lost eight games at home in the regular season. The best team (Texas) lost seven,” Sims said. “We had six (overtime/shootout) losses, so obviously that hurt us and hurt our record at home, but we only had nine losses in regulation and we’re very comfortable at home. Read more at: journalgazette.net
The Missouri Mavericks took care of business Saturday night at the Independence Events Center where they downed Fort Wayne 5-2 in the fifth game of their best-of-seven Turner Conference championship series at the Independence Events Center.
The Mavericks hold a 3-2 lead in the series and can claim the Turner Conference title with a win at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in Fort Wayne. Read more at: examiner.net