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Manchester Monarchs @ Adirondack Thunder - ECHL Hockey - December 28th 2018

penalty shot save

Adirondack's Alex Sakellaropoulos (1) with one of his 33 saves on the night coming the way of the penalty shot. The Adirondack Thunder would host the Manchester Monarchs in East Coast Hockey League. The Adirondack Thunder would get the opening goal of the game from Mike Szmatula goal at 7:35 of the first period. The game would stay there till the 12-minute mark of the second period when Kevin Lough would score to make it 2-0 lead. Then early on in the third period the Thunder would extend there lead to 3-0 on the Kelly Summers goal, Although the Monarchs would not go quietly as they add two goals during the period and make it a 3-2 game. The Thunder would put the icing on the cake late in the game when Conor Riley would score and get the 4-2 victory. In the winning effort, Alex Sakellaropoulos would make 33 saves as the Thunder go to 16-9-2-2 on the season. Gallery

wrister

Adirondack's Jake Linhart (7) with the quick wrister net or the shot looking to break the early tie. Gallery

Manchester Monarchs @ Adirondack Thunder - ECHL Hockey - December 29th 2018

rides into the boards

Adirondack's Kevin Lough (25) checks and rides the Monarch into the boards to finish the check. The Adirondack Thunder would host the Manchester Monarchs in the East Coast Hockey League in front of 3400 people. The game would remain scoreless until 57 seconds into the second period when Thompson would score for the Thunder to take the 1-0 lead. The Thunder would extend the lead to 2-0 on Salhany last-second goal. The Thunder would extend there lead to 3-0 on Bradshaw's goal at the 7:27 mark of the third period. The Monarchs would do there best to get back in the game with two late third period goals to make it 3-2. Although it would not be enough as the Thunder would hold on for the 3-2 victory. In the winning effort the Thunder would go to 17-9-2-2 on the season and Devin Buffalo would make 39 saves on the night. Gallery

check into the broads

Adirondack's Andrew Tessier (3) with the hard check into the boards on the Monarch to break up the play. Gallery

Allen Americans @ Adirondack Thunder - ECHL Hockey - December 14th 2019

crunch

Adirondack's Tommy Parran (6) with the crunching hit on the American in the corner. The Adirondack Thunder would host the Allen Americans in front of 2700 fans to finish off the weekend series. It would be a hard-hitting and chippy contest at times not to mention a shootout. It would start off slow as the Americans would get only two goals of the first period from Gagne and Fraser for a 2-0 lead. Although the scoring would pick up greatly in the second period as the teams would combine for seven goals and the Americans would have a 5-4 lead scoring for the Thunder is Sission, Curti, Henry, and Verpaelst. When the teams came back for the third period the Thunder would keep up the fight and tie the game at 6-6 on goals from Szmatula and Salhany and force overtime. In the 3x3 seven-minute overtime there would be nothing decided and they would go to the shootout. In the shootout it would take till the fourth round until we had a winner with the Americans getting the 7-6 win. In the losing effort, Curti and Sission would lead the way with four points as the Thunder fall to 11-11-5 on the season. Gallery

the bend

Adirondack's Ryan Walker (25) with extreme bend on the stick as he shots it from the slot. Gallery

Worcester Railers @ Adirondack Thunder - ECHL Hockey - December 27th 2019

stick save

Adirondack's Joe Murdaca (30) reaches across the crease and get the stick save to keep it tied up. The Adirondack Thunder would host the Worcester Railers in ECHL Hockey action in front of 3100 fans. The Railers would get the early lead at the 4:51 mark from Shane Walsh. The Thunder would answer back at the 11:07 on the Ara Nazarin goal to make it 1-1. About a minute and a half later the Railers would regain the 2-1 on Shane Walsh's second of the night. The Adirondack Thunder would retie the game up at 2 on Jake Linhart's goal to end the first period. After all the excitement in the first period, there would be a lone goal in the second period by Railers Jaxk Standers to make it 3-2. That's where the game would stay till halfway through the third period when Alex Tonge would score to tie the game at three. In the final five minutes of the period, the Thunder would get there first lead of the game at Mike Szmatula rebound goal at 4-3. Although the Railers would rally back and tie the game back up at 4 in the final minute on the Dante Salituro. In the overtime, the Railers would get the winner about two minutes in on the Dante Salituro second goal of the game. Gallery

whind up

Adirondack's Nikita Popugaev (19) whind up for the shot just inside the blue line. Gallery

Reading Royals @ Adirondack Thunder - ECHL Hockey - December 28th 2019

blocker save

Adirondack's Eamon Mcadams (34) with the blocker save as part of his 38 save evening for the win. The Adirondack Thunder would finish off there weekend homestand this time with the Reading Royals in front of 3300 fans on 90s night. The Thunder would strike twice in the first period with a pair of powerplay goals from Matt Salahany and James Henry for the 2-0 lead. In the second period, the Thunder would score three times on goals by James Henry, Casey Pierro-Zabat and Matt Salahany and that would be goal 2 of the night for Henry and Salahany. In the third period, the Royals would score twice to avoid the shutout and the Thunder would add one more from Ludvig Larsson to secure the 6-2 victory. In the winning effort Eamon McAdams would make 38 saves as the Thunder would end there 11 game losing streak. Gallery

goal

Adirondack's Matt Salahany (2) on the scramble in front of the net knocks in his first of two goals on the night.Gallery

Worcester Railers @ Adirondack Thunder - ECHL Hockey - November 10th 2019

crunch

Adirondack's James Henry (15) with the crunching hit along the end boards on Worcester's defender. It would be a matchup in the northern division of the ECHL with the Adirondack Thunder hosting the Worcester Railers on Marvel night as the teams had special jerseys for the night. The Thunder would get the opening goal of the game from Ara Nazarian at the 3:49 mark of the period. The Thunder would then score again at the 6:30 mark of the period on the Alexandre Carrier to make it a 2-0 game. That is where the game would stay til the 11:48 mark of the second when Worcester would get on the board with a goal by Cody Payne to make it 2-1. Although the one goal lead would short lived as the Thunder would score a minute and thity later on the Mike Szmatula goal to make it 3-1. The game would stay there til the 7:28 mark of the third period when Mike Salhany would score to make it 4-1. Although the railers would answer back 30 seconds later on a Matt Schmalz goal to make it 4-2. Then the Thunder would get a couple goals in the final couple minutes from Connor Riley and Ara Nazarian to secure the 6-2 victory. In the winning effort Ara Nazarian would have two goals and Evan Cormier would make 32 saves as the Thunder get the 6-2 win. In the winning effort the Thunder go to 6-4-2 on the season. Gallery

breakaway

Adirondack's Hayden Verbeek (10) comes down on the breakaway attempt but is denied by Worcester's Linus Soderstrom (31). Gallery

Adirondack Thunder Vs Worcester Railers - ECHL Hockey - April 7th 2019

check

Adirondack's Desmond (37) with the check of the Railers offense man and knock him off the puck. The Adirondack Thunder would host the Worcester Railers in the season finale of the East Coast Hockey League. The Thunder would get the first goal of the game halfway through the first period on the goal by John Edwards. The game would stay there til the 2:35 of mark of the second when the Railers would tie the game at one and then eventually take the 2-1 lead at 7:25 of the period. The Thunder come right back and tie the game up a minute later and John Edwards gets his second goal of the game. The Railers would not give up and tie the game back up halfway through the period at 3-2 and take that into the third period. The Thunder would tie the game up at three just three minutes into the third period on the James Henry goal. Then just 90 seconds later Matt Salhany would score to give the Thunder the 4-3 lead. The lead would last til the last 90 seconds when the Railers would score with the extra man to force overtime. In the overtime it would not be the Thunders game as Railers would score two minutes in as the Thunder would fall 4-3 in overtime. In the losing effort the Thunder would lock up the second seed in the ECHL playoffs and host the Manchester Monarchs. Gallery

out of the corner

Adirondack's James Henry (15) plays the puck out of corner and centers it up and would have a goal on the night. Gallery

Adirondack Thunder Vs Reading Royals - ECHL Hockey - March 17th 2019

whind up

Adirondack's Peter McArthur (16) with the whind up for the shot from the blue line. The Adirondack would finish off a three game weekend home stand with the Reading Royals as they make a late season push for the top spot in the north division in front of 2900 fans. The lone goal of the first period would come from the Royals Kevin Goumas at 6:37 of the period for the 1-0 lead. As for the second period the Thunder would tie the game up at the seven minute mark on the Kelly Summers goals right off the face off. Then the Thunder would pull ahead 2-1 at the 11 minute mark on Hans. Gorowsky goal his first goal as a profesional. Although the Royals would answer back with 2 power plays goals in the final 90 seconds of the period from Josh McDonald and Chris McCarthy to give the Royals the 3-2 lead as we entered the final period. In the final period it would take the Thunder til four minutes left in the game before they would score and tie the game up on Hans Gorowsky second career goal and second of the night. The Thunder would take the 4-3 lead 38 seconds later on the Dylan Walchuck goal and the Thunder would get two empty net goals to secure the 6-4 victory and get the rare 6 point weekend. In the winning effort Hans Gorowsky would score twice with his first two pro goals and Cam Johnson would make 29 saves on the night in an emergency start. Gallery

pad save

Adirondack's Cam Johnson (30) with the pad save on the shot right in front as part of a 29 save night. Gallery

Adirondack Thunder Vs Newfoundland Growlers - ECHL Hockey - March 16th 2019

hat trick

Adirondack's Connor Rilley (44) with the wrister in front of the defenders for the goal as part of the hat trick. The Adirondack Thunder would host the Newfoundland Growlers on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Night. The battle would be on between the Thunder and Growlers as they fight for first in the division. The Growlers would get the opening goal of the game 1:55 in from Zach O'Brien for the 1-0 lead. The game would stay there till the 6:36 mark of the second period when Brian Ward would score to tie the game at one. The Thunder would take the 2-1 lead on the Kelly Summers goal at the thirteen minute mark. Then in the 16th minute mark the Thunder would extend there lead to 3-1 on Connor Reilly first goal of the night. In the third period the game would turn into a shootout as both teams would score three times. Although scoring for the Thunder would be Brian Ward and Connor Reilly (twice) to complete the hat trick on the night and give the Thunder a 6-4 victory. In the winning effort Connor Reilly would lead the way with three goals as the Thunder get with in nine points of the division lead headed down the stretch. Gallery

crunch

Adirondack's James Henry (15) with the crunching hit along the endboards jarring the puck lose. Gallery

Reading Royals @ Adirondack Thunder - December 28th 2019

ECHL Hockey
fight

Adirondack's Kelly Summers (27) and Reading's Sandstorm (32) come to blows in the third period. The Adirondack Thunder would finish off there weekend homestand this time with the Reading Royals in front of 3300 fans on 90s night. The Thunder would strike twice in the first period with a pair of powerplay goals from Matt Salahany and James Henry for the 2-0 lead. In the second period the Thunder would score three times on goals by James Henry, Casey Pierro-Zabat and Matt Salahany and that would be goal 2 of the night for Henry and Salahany. In the third period the Royals would score twice to avoid the shutout and the Thunder would add one more from Ludvig Larsson to secure the 6-2 victory. In the winning effort Eamon McAdams would make 38 saves as the Thunder would end there 11 game losing streak. Gallery.

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