Month: February 2016

Scoring streaks 2015-2016


Current Streaks Team Position Games ( Points)
  Brett Parnham Dragon C 8 (8 goals 6 assists)
Alexei Tkachuk Sakhalin RW 8 (4 goal 9 assists)
Kim Staal Blades LW/RW 7 (6 goals 7 assists)
Kawai Takuma Blades LW 6 (3 goals 4 assists)
Kirill Stepanov Sakhalin D 5 (1 goal 6 assists)


Team Position Games ( Points)
Jeff LoVecchio Cranes LW 16 (12 goals 16 assists 28 points)
Shigeno Shunsuke Cranes C 15 (8 goals 16 assists 24 points)
Alexei Eremin Sakhalin C 14 (6 goals 19 assists 25 points)
Kim Sang-Wook Sangmu C 14 (8 goals 18 assists 26 points)
Cho Min-Ho Halla C 12 (5 goals 22 assists 27 points)
Mike Testwuide Halla RW 12 (15 goals 11 assists 26 points)
Michael Swift High1 C 11 (6 goals 11 assists 17 points)
Eric Regan Halla D 11 (2 goals 11 assists 13 points)
Michael Swift High1 C 10 (8 goals 14 assists 22 points)
Tyler Brickler High1 RW 9   (4 goals 11 assists 15 points)


Team Position Games (Goals)
Jeff LoVecchio Cranes LW 8 (12 goals)
Shin Sang-Woo Halla C 6 (6 goals)
Park Woo-Sang Halla LW 6 (6 goals)
Mark Derlago Icebucks C 5 (5 goals)
Mike Testwuide Halla RW 5 (9 goals)
Mark Derlago Icebucks LW 4 (5 goals)
Kim Sang-Wook Sangmu C 4 (5 goals)
Mike Testwuide Halla RW 4 (5 goals)
Ruslan Bernikov Sakhalin LW 4 (5 goals)
Ueno Hiroki Cranes LW 4 (5 goals)


Eric Regan Halla D 11 (11 assists)
Shigeno Shunsuke Cranes C 10 (14 assists)
Jeff LoVecchio Cranes LW 8 (10 assists)
Daisuke Obara Eagles C 8 (11 assists)
Kim Sang-Wook Sangmu C 8 (11 assists)
Evan Stoflet Dragon D 7 (8 assists)
Michael Swift High1 C 7 (10 assists)
5 tied with 6 games

Tonight: Island Hockey

All three games tonight will affect the playoff positions of all involved.

Top 6 as of 2/25/2016

Top 6 as of 2/25/2016


Sakhalin vs China Dragon at 6 Pm KSt/ 7 PM local time in Sakhalin

Second place Sakhalin is hosting the last place China Dragon in the first of a three game season ending series tonight that can it be seen here.

Sakhalin is currently on a five game win streak and can set a league record with their 33rd win tonight. However, should the Dragon win or take the game to extra time they will damage Sakhalin’s chance of finishing first overall.

Sakhalin is six points behind first place Halla which only needs to win one of its remaining two games to finish first (based on total wins) and would also have home ice advantage throughout the playoffs.

The last place Dragon have lost their last three, but only need three points to set a team record for points in a season.

Oji Eagles vs Nippon Paper Cranes 7 PM JST

at Big Hat Arena in Nagano, Japan

Two points separate the Cranes and Eagles who are in third and fourth respectively. They both play Halla and High1 in double headers on Saturday and Sunday in Tokyo.

The Cranes have lost 4 in a row, but the Eagles are on a 3 game win streak.

As for tonight’s game, an Eagles win will prevent  the Tohoku Freeblades from advancing beyond fifth place.

Nikko Icebucks vs Tohoku freeblades at 6:30 PM JSt in Nikko

The Blades are riding a 3 game win streak and the Bucks won there last game the Icebucks are 7 points behind the Blades in the standings.

Watch here


Halla/High1 game review


Anyang Halla vs High1 5:00 KST today 2/21 at Anyang

Watch the game live HERE

High1 upset Halla yesterday with a 4-2 win ending Halla’s 18 game winning streak at home. They also ended their own 10 game road losing streak.

High1 got out to a quick lead at 1:44 of the first when Mike Swift opened the scoring with a power-play goal for his 400th career point.  He is the sixth player in the Asia league to record 400 points. Swift would also add another goal, his 30, and an assist to give him 68 points on the season and first place in the scoring race.

Rookie Tyler Brickler scored his 10th at the midway point of the first to give High1 a 2-0 lead on 6 shots after 20.

Halla shelled High1 goalie Park Sung-Je with 21 shots in the first but he was solid and cool as a cucumber in face of the shots.

The second started like the first, Brickler scored his 11th on the powerplay at 23:48 to put High1 up 3-0.

Bryan Young delivered some awesome hits throughout the period, including one that sent Kim Hyun-Soo flying.

Halla continued to hammer away with 19 shots in the period and got on the scoresheet when defenseman Alex Plante came in and swept a lose puck by a sprawled Park for his 6th at  38:15.

High1 managed only 4 shots in the 2nd.

Halla got a quick goal to start the third. Kim Won-Jun scored his 6th at 1:27 into the 3rd and Halla.

MIke Swift added his second goal, an empty netter at 49:59 to give High1 a 4-2 lead

Halla kept up the barrage with 15 shots but couldn’t get back even with a 5 on 3 powerplay in the last 1:20 of the 3rd.

Son Ho-Sung saw only 14 shots during the game stopping 11.

Eric Regan and Alex Plant combined for 13 shot of Halla’s 55 shots.

Tyler Brickler’s 2 points give him 33 and fa two way tie for first among rookies.

Legend, Song Dong-Hwan had three assists for High1 to give the all-time leading Asia League scorer 466 points.

2/20/2016 Game Previews

Game previews 2/20/2016

China Dragon vs Tohoku Freeblades 4pm

The Dragon play their final home game today before heading on the road for the final 3 games at Sakhalin.
With a win today, the Dragon can set a new team record for points in a season.

The fifth place Blades go for their 20th win today.

Anyang Halla vs High1 5pm
Watch the game: alive.asp

Halla has the best home record with only one loss in 22 games and has won 18 in a row at home including 9 straight 60 minute wins.
High1 has lost 9 in a row overall and the last 10 on the road.

Daemyung Sangmu vs Nikko Icebucks 6pm

Watch the game:
The Icebucks have won all 4 games against Sangmu this season including a 5-3 on 2/18/2016

Sangmu had a 3 game home winning streak snapped with the 5-3 loss and are 3-7 their last 10