Waterloo, ON - The 2015 Bantam AAA All-Stars took to the ice in Waterloo today for the 2015 All-Star game sponsored in part by Gatorade and Pro Hockey Life. The game was as entertaining as expected with fast-paced end-to-end action!
Team Navy West opened the scoring in the first period on a goal from Ian Lutowicz (Elgin Middlesex Chiefs), assisted by Grayson Ladd (Chatham-Kent Cyclones) followed by a second goal from Jeffrey Burridge (London Jr. Knights) with assists from Aidan Prueter (London Jr. Knights) and Mason Howard (London Jr. Knights). Team White East made it a 2-1 hockey game on a shot from Justin McCombs (Kitchener Jr. Rangers), assisted by Nathan Allensen (Waterloo Wolves). The next goal evened the game at 2 goals apiece and was scored by Team White East's Brayden Krieger (Waterloo Wolves), assisted by Tyson Koopman (Huron Perth Lakers) & Max Mulder (Huron Perth Lakers). Team Navy West's third goal of the game came in the second period scored by Luke Drewitt (London Jr. Knights), assisted by Ryan Suzuki (London Jr. Knights). Suzuki capped the win with Team Navy West's fourth and final goal, unassisted. The final score of the game was Team Navy West 4, Team White East 2. Game Recap
OHL Central Scouting Bantam Scout Nathan Martine was on hand to present the Player of the Game awards to:
Team Navy West: Ryan Suzuki (London Jr. Knights) and Team White East: Justin McCombs (Kitchener Jr. Rangers).
The ALLIANCE Hockey Bantam AAA regular season will resume on December 6th following the All-Star break and will run until January 24, 2016. The ALLIANCE Hockey Bantam AAA Playdowns will then begin January 25th with the eventual ALLIANCE Champs earning a place in the All-Ontario Bantam Championships hosted by HEO, scheduled for March 28 - April 3, 2016.
Special thanks to all of the Bantam AAA teams for your support of the 2015 All-Star Game and to the volunteer team Staffs for your assistance during the game.
Congratulations to all players on a great All-Star Game and best of luck to all players during the remainder of the season!