CMHL Tournament Report – Day Two
The round robin portion of the 2013 CMHL tournament concluded on Dec.28, as follows: Premier – Division ‘A’: Israel Stars of David (3-0) defeated Italian Gladiators (0-3) led by a hat trick from C Noah Schwartz and two goals and one assist from D Jordan Weinberg. RW Seth Klerer led Stars team and both Premier Divisions in points with one goal and four assist. Japanese Arashi (2-1) advanced with a 5-2 win over Macedonian Lions (1-2). Forward Mike Santini led Lions in team scoring with three goals and one assist.
‘B’ – Irish Shamrocks (2-0-1) smothered Hellenic Lightning (1-1-) 7-1. Forwards James Minchela, Justin Olden and David Silverstone - two goals and one assist each – and Kyle Mcgloughlin with one goal and two assists – led Shamrocks team scoring Polish Hussars (1-1-1) advanced to the playoff round on a tiebreaker, edging Nubian Kings (1-1-1) 2-1. Lightning defencemen Steve Tamtakaridis (one goal and three assists) and Felice Turano (four assists) led team scoring. Women’s Championship – Japanese Typhoon (2-0-1) will face Macedonian Sun (2-0-1) in the division final. Tiffany Allen led Typhoon scoring with two goals and one assist in two games. Sun finished the round robin blanking Italian Gladiatrix (0-3) 2-0 with Gloria Tran recording the shutout.
Heritage – Division ‘C’: First Nations Firebirds (2-1) defeated Estonian Ice (1-2) 4-2 and Arab Saracens (0-3) 12-2. Ukrainian Kozaks (3-0) beat Saracens 9-2 and Ice 6-3. ‘D’ - Islanders (3-0) shut out Jamaican (1-2) 3-0 and Korean Tigers (0-2-1) 1-0 with Norbert Rocafort recording both shutouts. Tigers and Kremlins (1-1-1) tied 2-2 and Kremlins blanked Jamaican 2-0 with Evegeniy Lushko recording the shutout. Kozaks F/D Daniel Percuklijewic (five goals and two assists) and forward Mike Borszcz (four goals and three assists) and Ice forward Alex Kaju (three goals and four assists), all led Heritage division round robin in points. Firebirds scoring was led by Travis Pitawanakwat's four goals. Forward Adam Ferrer led Islanders scoring with two goals and four assists. Defenceman Nikolay Boudanov led Kremlins with two goals and one assist. Forward Ben Davis and defenceman Patrick Dill each had one goal for Jamaican. Right Winger Daniel Kim had one goal and two assists for Tigers scoring and Amal Etmatyer had one goal and one assist for Saracens.
Playoff action begins Dec.29 and go to www.cmhl.ca for teams and game start time details.