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Asia League hockey highlights and Interviews from 10/22 and 10/23

10/23 Anyang Halla vs Nikko Icebucks at Goyang Ice Rink

 

 

STN Interview With Brock Radunske

On the Sports Interview with  Karel Pilar

10/23 PSC Sakhalin vs Nippon Paper Cranes

 

10/23 High1 vs Tohoku Free Blades at Goyang Rink

 

On the Sports interview with Blades coach Chris Wakabayashi

 

10/22

China Dragon vs Oji Eagles

 

Anyang Halla vs Tohoku Free Blades Full Game

 

ANYANG HALLA VS TOHOKU FREE BLADES Highlights

 

High1 vs Nikko Icebucks Highlights

 

6 Asia League games this weekend

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*Korea and Japan have the same time zone.

 

Well the  weekend is here and there are three games on Saturday and Sunday.

15:00 KST Daemyung Killer Whales at High1 @ Goyang, South Korea

On the Sports will have a video replay of the complete game at https://www.youtube.com/user/hc365 tonight.

The first game sees red and black play red and black as the Daemyung Killer Whales seek their first win of the season when they travel to Goyang, Korea to play High1. It could be a high scoring game as both teams are known for allowing high shot totals. (Daemyung avg 46.3 shots against this season, High1 37.7 2015/16).

Mike Swift begins his march to 200 career goals for High1. Currently he sits at 185 and averages 37 a season.

Goalie Park Sung-Je, if he starts today will become the 11th goalie to play 150 games in the Asia League.

 

17:00 JST Nippon Paper Cranes at Tohoku Free Blades @ Hachinohe, Japan

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The first game of the season for both teams.

A full Free Blades roster enter the season with new faces in Matt Pope at C/ W to score and cause havoc. Goalie Shun Hitomi out of Kasai University and representing Japan at the world championships has found a home in the crease.

Hirano Yushiroh returns from a season in the USHL with the Youngstown Phantoms where he scored 46 points in 54 games including 24 goals. The 183 cm 91 kg Hirano is a force to be reckoned with and will be watched with anticipation to see if he can dominate in the Asia League and earn another shot in North America.

20 year old Hayata Seiya returns from five years in Canada to show what he’s got on the blue line.

Meanwhile the Cranes have five new faces. Three rookies (D) Koizumi Kazunari and (F) Nakajima Shogo from 2015-16 university champions Chuo University and (F) Otsu Kosuke from Meiji University Two new import players, Canadian center Ben Walter and American  defenseman Casey Borer, come from European leagues are expected to play key roles for the team.

17:00 KST PSC Sakhalin at  Anyang Halla @ Anyang, South Korea

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In the most anticipated series of the season, Champions Anyang Halla host PSC Sakhalin in a replay of last season’s championship final.

Sakhalin has finished runner up to Halla the last two seasons so every point in this series is crucial.

Matt Dalton is expected to start for Halla. Sakhalin used a rotation of Denis Korovaev, Andrei Stelmakh and Maksim Tretiak in their opening series against so will wait and see who starts for Sakhalin

PSC Sakhalin go for sweep of Daemyung Killer Whales today

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PSC Sakhalin                                                              Killer Whales

Today is the third and final game of the home series between PSC Sakhalin and Daemyung Killer Whales on Sakhalin Island. The previous two games were 4-0 and 7-2 victories for Sakhalin.

Yesterday’s game saw Ruslan Bernikov score a hat trick and add 2 assists while Alexey Eremin had 2 goals and 3 assists. In net, Andrei Stelmakh won his first Asia League game with 18 saves on 20 shots.

Both Killer Whales’ goals came on back to back 5 on 3 power plays during the middle of the second period. Brett Parnham scored his first as a Whale after coming over from the China Dragon. Adam Estoclet added his second of the year just over a minute later. The goals were the the first for the Whales in 217 minutes stretching from the first game of the season and three consecutive shutouts.

Eum Hyun-Seung played in his second game and made his first start since coming out of a three year retirement. He made 44 saves on 50 shots.

NOTE: Daemyung’s  captain,  Kim Bum-Jin 김범진, has not played since the season opener vs Anyang Halla. He’s believed be out with an injury.

 

Date HOME Score AWAY
9/3 PSC Sakhalin 4 – 0 Daemyung Killer Whales
9/4 PSC Sakhalin 7 – 2 Daemyung Killer Whales
9/5 PSC Sakhalin Daemyung Killer Whales
1/5 Daemyung Killer Whales PSC Sakhalin
1/7 Daemyung Killer Whales PSC Sakhalin
1/8 Daemyung Killer Whales PSC Sakhalin