PJHL Conference Titles: Wolf Pack edge Delta; Abby over Langley by 6

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February 10, 2019

PJHL Update

The Pacific Junior Hockey League wrapped up the regular season this weekend, with the North Vancouver Wolf Pack and Abbotsford Pilots claiming conference titles.

 

 

In the Tom Shaw Conference, the North Vancouver Wolf Pack held of the hard charging Delta Ice Hawks, to take the title. Both teams finished with 69 points, but the Wolf Pack put up two more wins to snap the tie breaker. The two teams finished at the top of the league in scoring, with the Pack putting up 203 goals and the Hawks 202. North Van were eight goals better on goals against, with the league’s best record, of just 93 GA in 44 games.

The Wolf Pack clinched the title on their final game of the season, an 8-2 home ice decision over the White Rock Whalers on Saturday night.

The Ice Hawks posted the leagues’ best last 10 game record – a perfect 10-0-0.  They finished February with a 5-3 decision over the Port Moody Panthers last Saturday and a 2-1 win over the Whalers on Tuesday.

The Richmond Sockeyes finished third, five points back of the leaders. Grandview Steelers will finish fourth, – with a game to play, they’re 23 points pack of the leaders.

Scoring Leaders

North Van’s Lucas Barker (99) lead the conference in scoring, with 34G-34A, 68 points, just ahead Delta’s Daniel Rubin (98) with 29G-37A, 66 and Jordan Deyrmenjian (98) with 26G-40A, 66.

Delta’s Alex Suprynowicz with 29G-29A, and Wolf Pack’s Justin Lee 21G-37G, finished 7th and 8th overall, with 58 points each.

North Van’s Jacob Fournier 10G-41A-51, and Dominic Davis 26A-24-50A, both 2000s, finished third and fourth in team scoring, and 12th and 13th overall in league scoring.

 

 

Goaltenders

The Wolf Pack’s Niklas Hoem (00) led all league goaltenders, with lowest 1.86 GGA and a .928 save percentage. Partner Spencer Eschyschyn (98) finished third overall with a 1.91 GAA and .917 record.

Delta’s Jordy Engleson finished fourth overall with a 2.07 GGA and .925 record.

 

 

 

 

 

 

In the Harold Brittain Conference, the Abbotsford Pilots held off a determined Langley Trappers squad to finish first with a 27-14-2-1 record, and 57 points.

The Trappers have a game left to play at press time, and could finish just four points back, if they can close with another win. They’ll wrap vs the Grandview Steelers at BWC Sunday night, and are currently 8-2-0 in their last 10.

The Aldergrove Kodiaks edged out the Ridge Meadows Flames for third place, finishing with a 22-21-1-0 record, one point better than the Flames 20-20-1-3 record.

 

 

Scoring Leaders

Abbotsford’s Baylee Wright, a 20 year old from Langley, led the league in scoring from the start of the season, and finished way out in front, 43 points ahead of teammate Jacob De Waal, also a 98, who finished second overall.

Wright scored 48G and put up 77A for 125 points. Dewall was 40G-42A for 82 points; 14 points up on third place.

The two scored 88 of the team’s 188 markers, 46.8% of the total.

Ridge Meadows’ Tetsuya Prior (99), 23G-40A, finished seventh overall.

Goaltenders

Richmond’s Jeremy Kelleway lead the conference, with a 1.91 GAA, and a .938 save percentage. He finished second overall in GAA and first in save percentage, playing 34 of 44 games.

Grandview’s Cale Dolan, 2.42 and .913, is second in conference stoppers. Abby’s Keaton Dick 2.57 and .913; Grandview’s Matteo Petrellie, 2.82 and .879; and rounded out the Top 5 in the Harold Brittain Conference.

 

PJHL League Standings2.10.19

Harold Brittain Conference                    
TEAM GP W L T OTL PTS GF GA DIFF PCT STRK
Abbotsford Pilots 44 27 14 2 1 57 188 124 64 0.648 T1
Langley Trappers 43 25 17 0 1 51 167 138 29 0.593 L1
Aldergrove Kodiaks 44 22 21 1 0 45 141 140 1 0.511 L1
Ridge Meadows Flames 44 20 20 1 3 44 168 151 17 0.500 L1
Mission City Outlaws 44 13 27 1 3 30 130 187 -57 0.341 T1
Surrey Knights 44 2 41 0 1 5 78 344 -266 0.057 L3
Tom Shaw Conference                      
TEAM GP W L T OTL PTS GF GA DIFF PCT STRK
North Vancouver Wolf Pack 44 34 9 0 1 69 203 93 110 0.784 W4
Delta Ice Hawks 44 32 7 2 3 69 202 101 101 0.784 W10
Richmond Sockeyes 44 30 10 3 1 64 192 98 94 0.727 T1
Grandview Steelers 43 22 19 2 0 46 136 112 24 0.535 L2
Port Moody Panthers 44 15 26 2 1 33 122 172 -50 0.375 T1
White Rock Whalers 44 14 28 0 2 30 108 175 -67 0.341 L7

 

 

Top 20 Scoring Leaders – 2.10.19

PLAYER # P BY TEAM GP G A PTS P/G PPG PPA SHG SHA GW PIM
1 Baylee Wright 28 F ’98 Abbotsford 43 48 77 125 2.9 10 32 3 1 3 117
2 Jacob De Waal 15 F ’98 Abbotsford 42 40 42 82 2 10 12 0 0 10 71
3 Lucas Barker 10 F ’99 North Vancouver 43 34 34 68 1.6 12 13 0 1 6 56
4 Daniel Rubin 18 F ’98 Delta 43 29 37 66 1.5 7 10 0 1 6 99
5 Jordan Deyrmenjian 17 F ’98 Delta 41 26 40 66 1.6 11 19 1 0 1 43
6 Tetsuya Prior 77 F ’99 Ridge Meadows 41 23 40 63 1.5 4 10 0 2 3 77
7 Alex Suprynowicz 88 F ’99 Delta 42 29 29 58 1.4 9 13 0 0 2 24
8 Justin Lee 91 F ’98 North Vancouver 36 21 37 58 1.6 9 15 1 1 3 21
9 Davin Padgham 15 D ’98 Aldergrove 44 15 40 55 1.3 6 11 0 2 3 64
10 Cameron Obcena 20 F ’98 Abbotsford 37 13 40 53 1.4 7 10 1 2 3 56
11 Marcus Pantazis  24 F ’00 Richmond 43 22 30 52 1.2 7 7 0 1 2 22
12 Jacob Fournier  7 F ’00 North Vancouver 42 10 41 51 1.2 2 22 1 0 1 82
13 Dominic Davis  42 F ’00 North Vancouver 40 26 24 50 1.3 9 6 0 0 3 51
14 Carter Graham 18 F ’00 Langley 42 21 28 49 1.2 10 13 0 0 2 67
15 Casey Whintors 8 F ’00 Langley 35 20 29 49 1.4 8 14 0 0 3 13
16 Craig Schouten  3 F ’01 Richmond 42 27 21 48 1.1 6 6 1 0 4 32
17 Adam Nobes  21 F ’00 Langley 41 24 24 48 1.2 8 12 1 0 1 10
18 Jacob Keremidschieff 17 D ’98 Richmond 41 10 36 46 1.1 7 18 0 1 3 50
19 Will Hazell-Penaluna 33 F ’00 Abbotsford 43 22 23 45 1 7 7 0 1 2 8
20 Eric Bourhill 91 F ’99 Ridge Meadows 30 22 22 44 1.5 4 6 2 1 3 14

 

Top 20 Goalies – by GGA – 2.10.19

GOALIE TEAM GP W L T G A PIM SO MP GA GAA GSAA SH SA SV%
1 Niklas Hoem  North Vancouver 25 19 6 0 0 0 4 5 1385 43 1.86 19.13 598 555 0.928
2 Jeremy Kelleway Richmond 34 23 9 2 0 2 0 7 2041 65 1.91 43.15 1041 976 0.938
3 Spencer Eschyschyn North Vancouver 20 14 4 0 0 0 4 1 1148 39 2.04 9.93 471 432 0.917
4 Jordy Engleson Delta 30 23 5 2 0 0 0 3 1798 62 2.07 23.5 823 761 0.925
5 Cale Dolan Grandview 35 18 14 1 0 0 0 3 2011 81 2.42 15.72 931 850 0.913
6 Kristian Lyon Langley 21 15 5 0 0 0 4 0 1231 51 2.49 32.53 804 753 0.937
7 Keaton Dyck Abbotsford 33 22 9 1 0 1 # 4 1913 82 2.57 16.69 950 868 0.914
8 Thomas Watts  Delta 14 9 4 0 0 0 0 2 755 33 2.62 -5.37 266 233 0.876
9 Matteo Petrelli Grandview 11 4 5 1 0 0 0 2 575 27 2.82 -3.73 224 197 0.879
10 Chad Cromar Aldergrove 15 9 6 0 0 0 0 2 840 40 2.86 6.13 444 404 0.910
11 Dylan Black  Aldergrove 18 8 8 1 0 0 0 1 1012 50 2.96 6.2 541 491 0.908
12 Jonathan Holloway White Rock 15 7 5 0 0 0 # 2 671 34 3.04 5.48 380 346 0.911
13 Paul Tucek Ridge Meadows 33 12 20 1 1 0 2 2 1877 99 3.16 2.4 976 877 0.899
14 Mauricio Soriano-McKinnon  Richmond 22 12 6 0 0 1 8 0 1201 69 3.45 1.64 680 611 0.899
15 Matthew Trulsen Port Moody 33 8 24 1 0 2 8 2 1920 ## 3.47 9.93 1164 1053 0.905
16 Evan McCune  White Rock 12 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 568 33 3.49 -4.43 275 242 0.880
17 Aidan Taylor  Abbotsford 16 6 7 0 0 0 2 1 859 52 3.63 -9.3 411 359 0.873
18 Zachary Everett  White Rock 31 7 19 0 0 0 0 1 1566 97 3.72 -0.07 933 836 0.896
19 Eric Clark  Ridge Meadows 16 8 3 0 0 0 2 2 764 48 3.77 -8.21 383 335 0.875
20 Noah Masog   Langley 20 7 11 0 0 0 0 1 1073 71 3.97 2.55 708 637 0.900