Game Report 2421 National Jr A Championship
PLAYED AT: Centennial Regional Arena
Date: May 15, 2019
GAME NOTES: SPRUCE KINGS SMOTHER TERRIERS, STAY PERFECT AT NJAC JASON LA ROSE BROOKS, Alta. – Dylan Anhorn, Chong Min Lee and Ben Brar scored in the first period, and the Prince George Spruce Kings held the Portage Terriers to 10 shots on goal in a 5-1 win Wednesday night at the 2019 National Junior A Championship. The victory keeps the Spruce Kings unbeaten and sets up a first-place showdown with the Brooks Bandits in the preliminary-round finale on Thursday night (7 p.m. MT). Prince George has been a defensive juggernaut; it has given up only two goals in three games, and allowed just 44 shots in wins over Portage, the Oakville Blades and Ottawa Jr. Senators. Lee finished with a goal and an assist, while Dustin Manz chipped in a pair of helpers. It took less than a minute for the Spruce Kings take a lead they wouldn’t relinquish; Dylan Anhorn danced his way off the sideboards into the slot before wiring a wrist shot past the blocker of Portage goaltender Nathan Moore just 55 seconds in. Lee made it 2-0 just shy of the eight-minute mark, going five-hole on Moore with a quick shot from just below the face-off dot, and Brar circled into the slot and went upstairs for the 3-0 goal eight minutes later. Logan Neaton gave way to Keenan Rancier in the Spruce Kings goal after making three saves in the first period, giving Rancier his first game action since a 4-1 regular-season win over the Chilliwack Chiefs on Feb. 23. Logan Welsh added to the Prince George lead with the lone goal of the second, knocking in a rebound after a point shot from Max Coyle on a Spruce Kings power play. The Terriers finally got on the board early in the third period on just their sixth shot of the game; Orca Wiesblatt swept the puck towards the net from his knees, and Braden Billaney jumped on the loose puck to make it 4-1. Nick Poisson got that back just over four minutes later, chipping a Lee rebound over Moore to finish the scoring. The Spruce Kings outshot Portage 44-10. The game was the last of the season for the Terriers, who were eliminated from semifinal contention with a loss to Oakville on Tuesday. Portage will host the national championship next spring.
Visiting Team: Portage Terriers
Home Team: Prince George Spruce Kings
PORTAGE TERRIERS LINEUP
Pos No.   Name
G Peterson, Ethan
G35  Moore, Nathan
  Poirier, Morgan
  Taylor, Lane
  Van Deynze, Tyler
  Clyne, Austin
 10  Brakel, Chase
 11  Mickoski, Scott
 14  Roy, Jared
 15  Moffatt, Joey
 17  Howard, Sheldin
 18  Shindle, Kolton
 19  Henry, Reece
 20  Gorski, Peyton
 21  Funk, Reilly
 22  Billaney, Braden
 23  Buchholz, Jay
 24  Wiesblatt, Orca
 27  Barnstable, Ty
 28  Huston, Sam
PORTAGE TERRIERS PENALTIES
Per. No.  Min  Offence Off PP PS Start On
1st20 2:00 Tripping 5:421 
1st11 2:00 Slashing 12:231 
1st22 2:00 Cross-Checking 16:011 
2nd10 2:00 Slashing 5:511 
2nd21 2:00 Elbowing 7:391 
2nd24 2:00 Slashing 15:491 
2nd22 2:00 Slashing 19:481 
3rd18 2:00 Interference 18:021 
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
PRINCE GEORGE SPRUCE KINGS LINEUP
Pos No.   Name
G Neaton, Logan
G35  Rancier, Keenan
  Ahac, Layton
  Anhorn, Dylan
  Keranen, Jay
  Wilson, Nick
  Manz, Dustin
 10  Cunningham, Corey
 11  Cozzi, Patrick
 12  Poisson, Ben
 15  Coyle, Max
 16  DenBeste, Spencer
 17  Welsh, Nolan
 18  Brar, Ben
 19  Min Lee, Chong
 21  Bochen, Nick
 22  Williams, Finlay
 24  Poisson, Nick
 26  Watson-Brawn, Liam
 38  Vanroboys, Lucas
PRINCE GEORGE SPRUCE KINGS PENALTIES
Per. No.  Min  Offence Off PP PS Start On
1st2:00 Hooking 18:511 
2nd17 2:00 Hooking 16:241 
3rd26 2:00 Face-Off Interference 15:251 
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
PORTAGE TERRIERS Goals PORTAGE TERRIERS PLAYERS (plus) PRINCE GEORGE SPRUCE KINGS PLAYERS (minus)
Per. Time    G-As1-As2    
3rd3:39  22-24-15            
                
                
                
                
PRINCE GEORGE SPRUCE KINGS Goals PRINCE GEORGE SPRUCE KINGS PLAYERS (plus) PORTAGE TERRIERS PLAYERS (minus)
Per. Time    G-As1-As2    
1st:55  4-9-6            
1st7:53  19-10-38            
1st16:01  18-2-9            
2nd6:42 PP 17-15-12            
3rd7:59  24-19            
POWER PLAY OPPORTUNITIES
PORTAGE TERRIERS 0 / 3
PRINCE GEORGE SPRUCE KINGS 1 / 8
PENALTY SUMMARY
PORTAGE TERRIERS 16 min / 8 inf
PRINCE GEORGE SPRUCE KINGS 6 min / 3 inf
POINT SUMMARY
PORTAGE TERRIERS 1 G + 2 A = 3 Pts
PRINCE GEORGE SPRUCE KINGS 5 G + 9 A = 14 Pts
SCORING 1 2 3 Total
PORTAGE TERRIERS0011
PRINCE GEORGE SPRUCE KINGS3115
GOALTENDER/SAVES (Time) 1 2 3 Tot. On Off
POR - Moore (60:00) (L)17111139/0:003rd/20:00
PG - Neaton (20:00) (W)3003/0:002nd/0:00
PG - Rancier (40:00) 0246/0:003rd/20:00
Stars of the Game TIME OF GAME:
  -  Start: 7:08 PM
  -  End: 9:13 PM
  -  Attendance:  
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CERTIFIED CORRECT
 


This report has been checked and verified against the Official National Jr A Championship Game Report.