Moncovich Logs 50th Goal and Ties Tier 3 Record
Hampton Roads Whalers USP3HL Forward John Moncovich scored his 50th goal on February 6, 2016 and placed himself in the top 5 Tier 3 Junior Hockey Goals Record books.
Moncovich scored his first season goal on September 12, 2015 in a game he logged 4 of the Whalers goals in a 6-1 victory over the Potomac Patriots and his 50th goal on February 6th at 8:49 in the second period of the Whalers 3-1 victory over the Richmond Generals becoming the first skater this season to reach the 50 goal mark. A 1998, Moncovich earned 4 hat tricks in his second season playing at the Tier 3 level. His 50 goals ties Atlanta Junior Knights Forward Matt Fishman for most in all Tier 3 and his 88 points ranks 4th across all Tier 3.
The Whalers play a 3 game series against the Potomac Patriots this weekend, a team Moncovich averages 2.2 goals per game against through 5 season games.
Current Tier 3 Goals Records
1. Jared Darby - Tri City Titans - NPHL 70 2007-08
2. Frank DiChiara - Long Island Royals - MJHL 57 2010-2011
3. Rihards Marenis - North Iowa Bulls - NA3HL 55 2013-14
4T. Matt Fishman, Atlanta Jr Knights - USP3HL 50 2015-16
4T. John Moncovich, Hampton Roads Whalers USP3HL 50 2015-16
4T. Tim Santopoalo - North Iowa Bulls - NA3HL 50 2013-14
4T. Ivan Bondarenko - West Sound Warriors - NPHL 50 2013-14
4T. Jesse Farabee - Syracuse Stars - USP3HL 50 2014-15