One Year Ago
Slough Jet started the weekend on home ice taking on the Peterborough Phantoms.
Slough Jets 4
Peterborough Phantoms 1
English Premier Ice Hockey League & Premier Cup Match
The two teams spent the first few minutes assessing each other but at the end of the opening twenty minutes Slough were in the ascendancy in all but the scoreboard.
3.35 into the second period Sough took the lead when Darius Pliskauskas netted the game’s opener finishing from Slava Koulikov and Dan Davies. A powerplay chance allowed Peterborough to level the game at 27.50 through a Luke Ferrara goal and with the final 12.10 of the middle period passing with no further scoring the teams took the second interval level at 1-1.
Slough broke free with the game winning goal at 7.44 of the final period when Pliskauskas scored his second of the night. With Peterborough desperate for an equaliser their hopes were dashed with 2.44 left to play when Ales Padelek blasted home and Slava Koulikov removed any doubt at 58.23 with the home team’s fourth goal of the night.
Period Scores: 0-0/1-1/3-1
Shots On Goal: 35-40
Penalty Minutes: 12-14
Referee: T Pickett. Linesmen: J Dolphin & Emilio Fusco
Slough: Davies 0+4; Pliskauskas 2+0; Koulikov 1+1; Padelek 1+0; Wales, Long 0+1. Net: Rockman (60.00) 35/1
Peterborough: L Ferrara 1+0; Petran, Piatak 0+1. Net: King (60.00) 40/4
Two Years Ago
Slough Jets made the long journey to Sheffield and came away with two points and a shut-out courtesy of goals from Aaron Connolly x2, Darius Pliskauskas, Alex Barker and Frankie Bakrlik.
Sheffield Steeldogs 0
Slough Jets 5English Premier Ice Hockey League & Premier Cup Match
Slough went into the game missing Terry Miles and Ladislav Harrabin and after 19.46 of the first period Aaron Connolly converted a powerplay chance for the game’s opening goal and a 0-1 first period.
Back out for the second period Slough were given another powerplay chance at 27.06 with a hi-sticking minor to Andrew Hirst but back after the home team killed the penalty Slough netted their second with Darius Pliskauskas beating the netminder at 35.31. At 35.56 Connolly scored his second of the night to make it 0-3 and Slough enjoyed a good lead at the end of the second period.
It took just 4.27 of the third period for Alex Barker to make it 0-4 and Frantisek Bakrlik scored at 49.32 to make it 0-5. Andre Payette called Sheffield’s time-out and swapped his netminders for the final 10.08 in which neither team scored and Slough collected full points and Gregg Rockman completed his shut-out.
Sheffield stats: Net: Zimozdra (49.32) 27/5 & Day (10.25) 5/0 & Empty Net (0.03) 0/0
Slough stats: Connolly 2+0; Pliskauskas, Bakrlik 1+1; Davies 0+2; Barker 1+0; Wales, Bruce, Towalski, Kouikov 0+1. Net: Rockman (60.00) 32/0
Period Scores: 0-1/0-2/0-2
Shots On Goal: 32-32
Penalty Minutes: 8-4
Referee: Boardman & Pering. Linesmen: Hamilton & Belfitt
Sheffield: Bell, Haywood, Morgan, Payette, Duncombe, Wells, Elliot, Calvert, Squires, Hirst, Wood, Gibson, Brittle, Day, Campbell , Zimozdra, Bebris, Rodin, Gumeniuk, Wild
Slough: Scott, Wales, Greener, Barker, Connolly, Davies, Godfrey, Pliskauskas, Kieras, Bruce, Towalski, Milton, Rockman, Koulikov, Bakrlik
Three Years Ago
Slough Jets welcomed the Sheffield Steeldogs to the Hangar for the first meeting of the season.
Slough Jets 4
Sheffield Steeldogs 1
League (1027456) & Cup (1029125) Match
Both netminders made 11 saves in the first period to end the opening 20 minutes 0-0.
The second period saw Sheffield on the board first at 24.52 through Andrew Hirst but Slough’s Doug Sheppard pulled level at 27.13 with a powerplay goal. With 1.59 left in the period Dan Davies and Adam Calder combined to set up Darius Pliskauskas to beat Ben Bowns and end the period 2-1.
Calder scored just 57 seconds into the final period to make it 3-1 and despite Slough then giving up three powerplay opportunities the visitors failed to pull back. With 4.10 left in the game Pliskauskas and Watt worked well together to give the Lithuanian his second goal of the night. Payette then picked up a match spearing penalty at 59.35 and the game ended with the teams coming together following a late hit.
Slough: Calder 1+2; Pliksauskas 2+0; Sheppard 1+1; A Connolly, Davies, Watt, J Greener 0+1. Net: Rockman (60.00) 30/1
Sheffield: Hirst 1+0; Morgan, Ozolins 0+1. Net: Bowns (60.00) 37/4
Period Scores: 0-0/2-1/2-0
Shots On Goal: 30-37
Penalty Minutes: 14-41
Referee: R Szucs. Linesmen: S Hogarth & R Cooper
Four Years Ago
For their first Saturday away game of the season Slough Jets made their way to the Basingstoke Arena to face the Bison.
Basingstoke Bison 2
Slough Jets 3
After overtime and penalties
Dave Cloutman took charge of this local derby game and at 10.06 the home team opened the scoring when Steve Moria finished from Ciaran Long. With shots equal through the period at 13 each just the single goal separated the teams at the interval.
5.38 into the second period the game was tied up by Darius Pliskauskas scoring for Slough. Mindy Keiras put the home back back ahead at 28.50 and they then had two powerplay opportunities including an overlap of 5 on 3 play but failed to capitalise. Basingstoke took a penalty with Ondrej Lauko serving a hooking penalty and Slough to advantage to level the game at 37.55 through Doug Sheppard.
The final 20 minutes of regulation time failed to separate the teams. Slough dominated the period with 9 shots on goal while only conceding 3 but the 60 minute hooter sounded with the game still tied at 2-2. A further five minutes of sudden death Overtime also failed to separate the teams.
The game was finally decided by penalties as Slava Koulikov and Dan Davies netted for the visitors but only Steve Moria scored for the home team.
Basingtoke: Moria, Keiras 1+0; Lauko, Long 0+1. Net: Annetts (65.00) 34/2
Slough: Pliskauskas 1+1; S Thompon 0+2; Sheppard 1+0; Koulikov 0+1. Net: Rockman (65.00) 31/2
Period Scores: 1-0/1-2/0-0/0-0/0-1
Shots On Goal: 34-31
Penalty Minutes: 6-6
Referee: D Cloutman. Linesmen: S Davies, N Minnhinick
Five Years Ago
After a home game against EPL newcomers Basigstoke Bison last week Slough’s next home game was against the other EPL new team, Manchester Pheonix.
Slough Jets 5
Manchester Phoenix 3
Slough raced into an early two goal lead with Michael Bowman netting at 4.09 and again just 19 seconds later at 4.28 with two 4 on 4 goals. Slough then hit penalty trouble with James Knight serving a slashing minor and Ciaran Long in the box serving a bench minor and Ed Courtenay netted on the 5 on 3 at 10.40 to make it 2-1. When Robert Lachowicz scored on the remaining 5 on 4 powerplay it was 2-2 at 11.08. Slough dominated the scoring opportunities for the remainder of the period but it ended 2-2.
Slough came out offensively for the third period and denied Manchester the opportunities they looked to create while at the other end Blaz Emersic scored at 30.20 and and 33.18 to make it 4-2. Greg Wood pulled a goal back at 39.31 to give the visitors hope going into the third period.
The final twenty minutes belonged to the home team as they sent in 17 shots on goal while conceding only 7. Ciaran Long scored at 45.30 converting a powerplay to give Slough back the two goal margin. Andre Payette missed the remainder of the game when he picked up a 2+10 for checking from behind at 47.08 driving Peter Jasik into the boards and Slough’s two goal margin was enough to see the home.
Slough: Emersic 2+1; Poljacek 0+3; Bowman 2+0; Long 1+0; Phillips, Melichar, Waller, Ward 0+1. Net: Rockman (60.00) 32/3
Manchester: Courtenay 1+1; Hand 0+2; Wood 1+0; Walker, Hagelberg 0+1. Net: Fone (60.00) 50/5
Period Scores: 2-2/2-1/1-0
Shots On Goal: 32-50
Penalty Minutes: 8-20
Time-outs: – / –
Referee: R Szucs. Linesmen: J Solovjov & T Stephenson