2015-16 Tier 3 Junior Hockey Week 2 Recap
Week 2 of the 2015-16 Tier 3 Junior Hockey season is in the books. Here's a quick look at the players and teams who are out to an early season lead.
Fastest Goals Scored
There were four goals scored within the first minute from the start of the game. It took Reise Kieffer of the Breezy Point North Stars (NA3HL) just 29 seconds to find the net on Friday night in the North Stars 3-5 loss to the Twin City Steel. Mason Kreidt took a few seconds longer, logging a goal for the Philadelphia Flyers Premier (USPHL) at the 33 second mark. While Chuck Costello of the Cape Cod Islanders (NA3EHL) scored after 48 seconds and Danil Piliya of the Carolina Eagles (USPHL) found the net in 55 seconds.
New York Aviators (NA3EHL) goaltender Stephen Mundinger put three games in the win column to jump out to an early lead on the goalie leaderboard.
New Hampshire Jr Monarchs Elite (EHL) forward Chris Peters logged a Tier 3 best 10 points, with 5 goals and 5 assists across three games.
Forest Lake Lakers (USPHL Midwest) forward Zachary Remers scored 7 goals in two games this weekend for the Lakers. His five goals in the Lakers Saturday night 8-4 victory over the Steele County Blades made him the only player in all of tier 3 to score five goals in a single game.
Of teams with multiple games played, 24 remain undefeated, including the Florida Eels Elite (USPHL), New Hampshire Jr Monarchs Elite (EHL) and the New York Aviators (NA3EHL) who earned three wins each this weekend.
While there were 7 shutouts this weekend, the Chicago Cougars earned back to back shutouts in their first two games of their inaugural season in the USPHL Midwest Division. Other teams earning shutouts include the Boston Jr Rangers Elite (EHL), New York Aviators (NA3EHL), New Hampshire Jr Monarchs Elite (EHL), Traverse City Hounds (USPHL Midwest) and the Dells Ducks (USPHL Midwest)
Five of the seven Tier 3 Leagues seasons are underway, with the NPHL set to begin on September 25th and the RMJHL ready to begin their inaugural season on October 2nd.
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