The Powell River Kings have almost 100 former players currently plying their trade at the collegiate or pro levels. Today, we look at some of the notable stories and trends from the previous set of games, highlighting former Powell River King players.
American Hockey League
– Daniel Carr has been named the AHL Player of the Month for February. Carr recorded a point in each of his eleven games during the month, finishing with eight-goals and nine-assists.
• (February 24th) Ryan Scarfo tallies a goal and assist for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in a 4-1 win over the Rockford IceHogs. Scarfo was named the game’s 2nd Star for his efforts.
• (February 24th) Daniel Carr picks up a goal and two assists for the Chicago Wolves in a 4-2 win over the Texas Stars.
• (February 26th) Daniel Carr assists on the game’s lone goal in a 1-0 Chicago win over Rockford.
• (March 1st) Daniel Carr scores the overtime winner in a 2-1 win over the Texas Stars.
• (February 24th) Braeden Ostepchuk is loaned by SPHL’s Evansville Thunderbolts to the Cincinnati
• (February 24th) Jon Jutzi tallies an assist for the Maine Mariners in a 4-3 shootout win over the Worcester Railers.
• (March 1st) Jamie Phillips stops 21/28 for the Florida Everblades in a 7-2 loss to the Orlando Solar Bears.
• (March 2nd) Luke Nogard records a goal and assist for the Norfolk Admirals in a 5-2 loss to Brayden Low and the Reading Royals. Low assisted on the game-winner for the Royals.
• (March 2nd) Jon Jutzi tallies an assist for the Maine Mariners in a 4-3 OT loss to the Utah Grizzlies.
• (March 5th) Michael Garteig stops 31/34 in a 5-3 Newfoundland win over Brayden Low and the Reading Royals.
• (March 8th) Jamie Phillips is reassigned by the Charlotte Checkers of the AHL to the Reading Royals. This season in 30 games with the Florida Everblades, Phillips has a record of 19-9 with a .903sv% a 2.59GAA and one shutout.
• (March 8th) Michael Garteig stops 24/25 in a 5-1 Newfoundland win over the Orlando Solar Bears.
• (March 8th) Jon Jutzi sets up the game-winner for the Maine Mariners in a 4-1 win over the South Carolina Stingrays.
• (March 9th) Jon Jutzi assists on Maine’s lone goal in a 2-1 OT loss to South Carolina.
• (March 10th) Luke Nogard tallies an assist for the Norfolk Admirals in a 3-2 loss to the Manchester Monarchs.
• (March 10th) Michael Garteig stops 18/21 in a 4-3 shootout loss to Orlando.
• (March 10th) Brayden Low scores a pair in a 6-4 Reading win over the Brampton Beast.
Southern Professional Hockey League
• (February 28th) Carter Shinkaruk scores for the Evansville Thunderbolts in a 4-3 OT loss to the Pensacola Ice Flyers.
• (March 1st) Joe Tolles records an assist for the Birmingham Bulls in a 5-3 loss to the Huntsville Havoc.
• (March 8th) Joe Tolles scores for Birmingham in a 4-3 loss to the Huntsville Havoc.
• (March 8th) Braeden Ostepchuk stops 41/45 in a 5-4 OT win for Evansville over the Quad City Storm. Carter Shinkaruk also recorded an assist for the Thunderbolts in the win.
• (March 9th) Braeden Ostepchuk stops 26/31 in a 5-1 loss to Quad City.
• (February 24th/Oberliga) Chad Niddery records three goals and an assist for the Hannover Scorpions in a 15-1 win over ECC Berlin.
• (February 27th/Oberliga) Chad Niddery scores in a 6-4 Hannover loss to Herner EV.
• (March 1st/EBEL) Matt Garbowsky records a goal and assist for the Graz 99ers in a 4-3 loss to the Vienna Capitals.
• (March 3rd/EIHL) Tim Crowder registers an assist for the Coventry Blaze in a 4-3 loss to the Dundee Stars.
• (March 3rd/Oberliga) Chad Niddery records a pair of assists in a 5-3 Hannover loss to the Essen Mosquitoes.
• (March 9th/EIHL) Tim Crowder scores a pair of goals, while also adding an assist in a 6-3 Coventry win over the Milton Keynes Lightning.
• (March 10th/EIHL) Evan Richardson tallies an assist for the Manchester Storm in a 4-2 win over the Dundee Stars.
• (March 10th/EIHL) Tim Crowder scores in a 5-2 Coventry win over the Milton Keynes Lightning.
• (March 10th/EBEL) Matt Garbowsky scores in a 6-3 Graz win over HC Bolzano.
NCAA (Div. 1)
• (February 26th/H-East) Jonny Evans scores for UConn in a 5-2 loss to Providence.
• (February 27th/AHA) Brian Wilson stops 32/34 for Niagara in a 4-2 win over Adam Brubacher and RIT.
• (February 28th/H-East) Jacob Pritchard records an assist for UMass-Amherst in a 4-2 win over Merrimack. With the win, the Minutemen claim their first ever Hockey East regular-season championship.
• (March 1st/ECAC) Cam Donaldson tallies a goal and assist for Cornell in a 4-2 win over Teddy McGeen and St. Lawrence.
• (March 1st/H-East) Jonny Evans scores a pair of goals in a 5-1 UConn win over Vermont.
• (March 1st/NCHC) Jarid Lukosevicius scores the game-winner for Denver in a 4-1 win over Nebraska-Omaha.
• (March 2nd/AHA) Brett Magnus stops 30/33 for Sacred Heart in a 4-1 loss to American International College.
• (March 2nd/ECAC) Tristan Mullin records an assist for Cornell in a 2-2 tie against Clarkson.
• (March 2nd/H-East) Kurt Keats records an assist for UMass-Amherst in a 6-0 win over Maine.
• (March 2nd/NCHC) Jeff Smith stops 38/40 for St. Cloud in an 8-2 win over Western Michigan.
• (March 2nd/WCHA) Carmine Buono assists on a goal by former affiliate Corey Renwick in a 2-1 Anchorage loss to Fairbanks.
• (March 8th/Atlantic Hockey Tournament) Brian Wilson stops 32/36 for Niagara in a 5-4 2OT win over Kevin Obssuth and Canisius.
• (March 8th/Hockey East Tournament) Jonny Evans records an assist for UConn in a 4-3 win over UMass-Amherst. Jacob Pritchard recorded an assist for UMass in the loss.
• (March 9th/Atlantic Hockey Tournament) Brian Wilson stops 27/31 for Niagara in a 4-3 OT loss to Kevin Obssuth and Canisius.
• (March 9th/NCHC) Jeff Smith stops 22/25 for St. Cloud in a 4-3 win over Minnesota-Duluth.
• (March 10th/Atlantic Hockey Tournament) Brian Wilson stops 28/29 for Niagara in a 2-1 win over Kevin Obssuth and Canisius.
• (March 3rd) Stephen Hiff and the Guelph Gryphons book their ticket to the Queen’s Cup and a trip to nationals thanks to a 4-3 2OT win over the Western Mustangs in the deciding game of the OUA West Final.
• (March 9th) Stephen Hiff and the Guelph Gryphons drop a 4-1 decision to Queen’s University in a the OUA Final.
BC Intercollegiate Hockey League
• (March 2nd) Cole Arcuri tallies a goal and assist for Selkirk College in a 6-5 win over Simon Fraser University.
• (March 8th) Gavin Rauser records three assists for the VIU Mariners in a 6-1 win over Cole Arcuri and Selkirk College. Former affiliate Garrett Dunlop was named the game’s 1st Star after recording two goals and an assist for the Mariners.
• (March 9th) Gavin Rauser scores the series winning goal for the VIU Mariners in a 3-2 win over Cole Arcuri and Selkirk College.