North Stars home opener this weekend
Posted by: Timmins Minor Peewee AAA on Thu Oct 18th 2018 11:15pm
Family and friends will finally get to see their Northern Allied Steel Service Minor Peewee AAA North Stars in action this weekend on their home ice. The puck drops for Game one on Saturday at 2pm at the Archie Dillon Sportsplex as they take on the Sault Ste Marie Jr Greyhounds. The Greyhounds are currently undefeated and in first place in the AAA league standings, the North Stars are right behind them in second place looking to gain some ground this weekend, Game two goes at 6:30 pm Saturday night and game three is scheduled on Sunday at 9:30 am. Cost is $5 at the door and kids under 12 get in free.
North Stars sweep three game series on the road vs Nickel City
Posted by: Timmins Minor Peewee AAA on Sun Oct 14th 2018 8:02pm
The North Stars start game one with Billy Field in net. Timmins is on the power play six minutes into the game Braden Estabrooks finds an open Ethan Valliere in front of the net and he backhands it top shelf for the 1-0 lead. A few minutes later Nickel City ties the game up before the end of the first period. In the second its Jakob Drobny behind the net and he is able to sneak one by the fallen goaltender for the go-ahead 2-1 lead. Ian Lachance adds an unassisted goal to start the third to make it 3-1. A few minutes later Tyson Scott makes it a 4-1 lead with helpers from Connor White and Ashton Morin. Nickel City would add a goal late in the game but Timmins goes on to win the game 4-2. Billy Field made 25 saves for the win.
In Game 2 Alex Hall gets the nod in net. Ian Lachance opens the game with an unassisted goal to make it 1-0 Timmins. In the second period, Mavrick Boucher adds an unassisted goal to make it 2-0. Nickel City would score before the end of the second to cut the lead in half. Tyson Scott opens the third with a goal to put Timmins up 3-1. Ian Lachance adds his second of the game with helpers from Ryan Koski and Alex Hall, yes our goalie picks up an assist! Tyson would add another goal with helpers from Ian and Jakob to seal the 5-1 victory. Alex made 23 saves for the win.
Billy Field is back between the pipes for Game 3. Braeden Estabrooks scores his first Peewee goal to open the scoring with the assist to Brant Romaniuk. Shortly after Mathieu Charette scores his first Peewee goal to make it 2-0. Ethan Valliere and Sutton Scheck pick up the helpers. Nickel City adds a goal before the end of the period to cut the lead to 2-1. Tyson Scott would add two goals in the second period and Sutton Scheck would add another with a great pass from Mavrick Boucher and Timmins is up 5-1 heading into the third. The two teams would exchange a goal in the third period, the Timmins goal coming from Ryan Koski and the North Stars win 6-2. Billy Field stopped 34 shots for the win. The North Stars sweep the series and improve their regular season record to 5-4-1 good for second place in the standings while Nickel City falls to 1-8.
Timmins is back in action this weekend for their home opener at the Splex against the undefeated Sault Greyhounds. Puck drops at 2pm and 6:30pm on Saturday and 9:30am on Sunday.
Northern Allied Steel Service Minor Peewees are back in action this weekend
Posted by: Timmins Minor Peewee AAA on Fri Oct 12th 2018 4:53pm
A triple header weekend for the North Stars as they take on the Nickel City Jr Sons in Chelmsford. Puck drops on Saturday at 3pm and 8pm and the following day at 10am. As always, you can catch all the action on our facebook live page.
North Stars drop three games to the Soo on the road
Posted by: Timmins Minor Peewee AAA on Tue Oct 02nd 2018 12:26am
The North Stars were on the road in Sault Ste Marie this past weekend to take on the Jr Greyhounds for a 3 game set.
Alex Hall would get the start in net in game one. Six minutes into the game Brant Romaniuk picks up a loose puck in the defensive end and sends it up the boards to Sutton Scheck who makes a beautiful pass to Mavrick Boucher who is in alone on a breakaway and scores to give Timmins and early 1-0 lead.
Three minutes before the period ends Jakob Drobny sends a shot on net which is saved but Ryan Koski sends the rebound backhander upstairs to make it 2-0.
In the second the Soo gets on the board at the 3-minute mark to cut the lead in half. Five minutes later they would score on a shorthanded goal to tie the game at 2-2 heading into the third period.
Late in the third, the Greyhounds take a 3-2 lead but with just over three minutes remaining in the game Brant Romaniuk picks up the puck from a scramble off the sideboard and goes in on a tough angle to find the back of the net to tie the game at three. 28 seconds later the Soo would score the game-winner to defeat Timmins 4-3. The Soo outshot Timmins 22-20. Alex Hall made 18 saves in the game.
Billy Field gets the nod in net in game two. The soo opens the scoring in the first with the lone goal of the period to take a 1-0 lead. Just under three minutes in the second Tyson Scott hammers home a rebound off a Ryan Koski shot to tie the game at 1-1. The Greyhounds would score 2 consecutive goals to take a 3-1 lead. Late in the second, Ian Lachance wins the faceoff straight back to Jakob Drobny at the point who gets creative and sends the point shot off the Soo defenceman's backside and in the net to cut the lead 3-2.
It's more Soo in the third period as they score a goal at the 7-minute mark to go ahead by 2. Later, Its Tyson Scott with the hard work behind the net as he looks to pass it in front, a scramble ensues but Ian Lachance is able to get the puck on his stick and he finds the net to cut the lead in half at 4-3. The Greyhounds would add two more goals for a 6-3 win over the North Stars. The Soo outshot Timmins 29-14. Billy Field made 23 saves in the game.
Alex Hall is back in net for game 3. Six minutes into the first its red-hot Ryan Koski who picks up a loose pick and goes in alone, he has a small corner top shelf and sends it backhand for the unassisted goal and his league-leading ninth goal of the season to give his team a 1-0 lead. The Soo would tie the game before the end of the first to make it 1-1.
Brant Romaniuk would score the lone goal in the second as he goes in alone and roofs his fifth goal of the season and Timmins takes a 2-1 lead into the third period. In the Third the Soo would score two late goals to take the 3-2 win. The Soo outshot Timmins 35-17. Alex Hall made 32 saves.
The Soo now sits a top of the NOAAAHL standings with a 6-0-1 record. Timmins is in third place with a 2-4-1 record, 8 points behind the Soo. The North Stars will see action on the road again on Oct 13th as they travel to Chelmsford to take on the Nickel City Jr Sons for a three game series.
Koski leads North Stars to a 2-1-1 record at Sudbury Showcase season opener
Posted by: Timmins Minor Peewee AAA on Mon Sep 17th 2018 12:12am
The Timmins North Stars Minor Peewee team opened their 2018-2019 regular season this past weekend in Sudbury at the annual Northern Ontario AAA Hockey League showcase.
Timmins faced the North Bay Trappers in their opening game Friday afternoon. Teegan Bertrand opened the scoring for Timmins in the first period to take an early 1-0 lead. North Bay replied with a goal in the second to tie the game heading into the third. The two teams exchanged goals in the third, the North Stars goal coming from Brant Romaniuk and the game finished a 2-2 tie. Alex Hall made 23 saves in the game.
In game two Timmins would square off against the Sudbury Wolves. The Wolves took a 1-0 lead in the first period. They built on that lead by scoring two more early in the second before Brant Romaniuk opened the scoring for Timmins to make it 3-1. Ian Lachance made it 3-2 a few minutes later and Brant Romaniuk scored his second of the game to tie the game. Tyson Scott gave Timmins the 4-3 lead and right after Sudbury tied the game at 4. Sutton Scheck made it 5-4 Timmins right before the period ended. Sudbury tied the game midway through the third before Ryan Koski scored the game-winner as the North Stars take it 6-5. Billy Field made 7 saves for the win.
In game three Timmins would play the Sault Jr. Greyhounds. It took Timmins 11 seconds to open the scoring as Ryan Koski hammers home a goal. The Greyhounds tied the game shortly after but Ryan would score his second of the game to take the lead. The Soo scores again to tie the game but Ryan is on a mission and nets his third of the period to once again take a 3-2 lead heading into the second period. The Greyhounds scored the only goal just seconds before the buzzer to tie the game heading into the third period. Sault Ste Marie would go on to score two more to take the 5-3 win over the North Stars. Alex Hall made 16 saves.
In game four Timmins would face the Nickel City Jr Sons. Ryan Koski opens the scoring for Timmins to make it 1-0. Ian Lachance makes it a 2-0 lead minutes later and Ryan Koski scores his second of the game to make it 3-0 heading into the second period. Nickel City stays in the game by scoring two quick goals in the second but Ryan Koski scores one more before the buzzer for the hat trick, his second hat trick in two consecutive games. Nickel City would add one more but Timmins would go on to win the game 4-3. Billy Field made 12 saves to earn the win.
The North Stars finish the weekend with 2 wins, 1 tie and 1 loss good for third place in the standings, one point behind North Bay and two points behind league-leading Sault Ste Marie. The North Stars are back in action on September 29th as they travel to the Sault to take on the Greyhounds for a 3 game set.