One Year Ago
With a point in the bag from the previous night’s match up with Manchester Slough Jets hit the road to face the Peterborough Phantoms at Peterborough Arena.
Slough’s Head Coach netted the opening goal of the game at 11.47, finishing from Ales Padelek and Lee Richardson but Slough’s third penalty of the night allowed the home team to bag their opener when Eric Piatak scored at 15.16. Just 70 seconds later Ciaran Long made it 1-2 when Darius Pliskauskas did the assisting before the goal scorer joined Marc Levers in sitting out a 2+2+2 penalty spanning the period break.
Back out on the ice after the 6 minute penalty Levers pulled the game level with assists going to Pick and Piatak at 27.39 but Slough forged back ahead when their second goal scorers swapped their roles with Pliskauskas finishing from Long at 29.40. Jaroslav Cesky levelled the game at 33.53 with Peterborough’s second powerplay strike of the night and the score remained locked at 3 heading into the second interval.
Slough steamed ahead in the third period, Alan Lack scoring the game winning goal at 49.50 from Matt Towalski and Sam Waller and then adding a safety margin goal at 52.12, this one from Wales and Towalski and the home team had no answer.
Peterborough: Piatak 1+2; Levers 1+1; Cesky 1+0; Petran, Watt, Pick 0+1. Net: Murdy (59.06) 21/5 & Empty Net (0.54) 0/0
Slough: Lack 2+0; Pliskauskas, Long 1+1; Towalski 0+2; Koulikov 1+0; Wales, Richardson, Waller, Padelek 0+1.Net: Jarina (60.00) 49/3
Period scores: 1-2/2-1/0-2
Shots On Goal: 21-49
Penalty Minutes: 18-18
Referees: D Boardman & J Liptrott. Linesmne: R Fraley & J Metcalf
Two Years Ago
Slough Jets made the journey across Berkshire to face the Bracknell Bees keen to uphold their season’s perfect record against their nearest rivals.
Bracknell Bees 4 Slough Jets 5
English Premier Ice Hockey League & Premier Cup Match
Defenceman Tomas Valecko set the game on it’s way when he opened the scoring for the visitors at 3.41 and Dan Davies doubled that lead at 10.57 with a powerplay goal. The hosts weren’t to be outdone and fought their way back into the game with powerplay goals from Martin Masa (16.27) and Shaun Thompson (18.41) to level the game by the first interval.
Back out after the break it took just 35 seconds for Scott Spearing to give Bracknell the lead with a powerplay strike and Marcel Petran made it 4-2 1.40 shy of the half way point. Darius Pliskauskas hauled the visitors right back into the game with the 4-3 goal at 35.54 and Adam Greener moved up front to level the game at 39.35 meaning the second interval was also taken with the scores level.
The third period saw the visitors outshot by 2 shots as the teams tried hard to separate themselves but at 53.14 Matt Towalski stepped forward to make it 4-5 and put the visitors back in the driving seat. Both teams used their timeouts in the closing of the game and Bracknell also pulled Ambler from the net for the extra attacker but Slough stood firm and held their lead to the final buzzer.
Bracknell stats: Thompson, Petran 1+2; Masa, Spearing 1+0; Galazzi 0+1. Net: Ambler (58.37) 36/5 & Empty Net (1.23) 0/0
Slough stats: Davies 1+2; Greener, Pliskauskas 1+1; Kieras 0+2; Towalski, Valecko 1+0; Connolly, Koulikov, Bakrlik 0+1. Net: Rockman (60.00) 39/4
Period Scores: 2-2/2-2/0-1
Shots On Goal: 36-39
Penalty Minutes: 14-6
Refeeree: T Pickett. Linesmen: D Nutt & L Martin
Bracknell: Turner, Lamey, Galazzi, Munroe, Thompson, Foord, Petran, Oakford, Lack, Johnson, Rounding, Masa, Smital, Ambler, Spearing, Bronniman, Annetts
Slough: Scott, Wales, Greener, Barker, Connolly, Davies, Rose, Godfrey, Pliskauskas, Kieras, Towalski, Milton, Rockman, Valecko, Koulikov, Bakrlik
Three Years Ago
Slough Jets returned from Swindon with a win from the previous night to take on the Wildcats on their own home ice.
Slough Jets 0 Swindon Wildcats 3
League & Cup Match
Swindon scored a goal in each period to take the points from their visit to Slough, starting with Lee Richardson netting the opener at 9.02.
As the game upped in physical play through the second period penalties meant Slough had a 5 on 3 to try and kill off but after successfully killing the two powerplays Jaroslav Cesky netted the second goal for the visitors at 39.32.
The third period saw Slough pepper Murdy in the visitors net with 19 shots but with time ticking away and the teams at 4 on 4 Doug Sheppard called Slough’s time-out at 58.11 and the play re-started with the empty net. With just one second left on the clock Jonas Hoog scored into the open net to end the game 0-3.
Slough: Net: Rockman (58.12) 44/1 & Empty Net: (1.48) 1/1
Swindon: Richardson, Cesky, Hoog 1+0; Bullas, Melichar, Aldridge, Watt 0+1. Net: Murdy (60.00) 43/0
Period scores: 0-1/0-1/0-1
Shots On Goal: 45-43
Penalty Minutes: 22-8
Referee: D Cloutman. Linesmen: K Biggs & P Brooks
Four Years Ago
Five Years Ago
Slough Jets made the journey northbound to Sheffield to take on the Scimitars.
Sheffield Scimitars 2 Slough Jets 1 (after penalty shots)
The was drama at the start of the game with the home on the powerplay they conceded a penalty shot at 5.00 but Ben Bowns made the save. 50 seconds later Sheffield took the lead with Peter Slamiar netting on the powerplay. The home team continued to dominate the first period and held their lead.
Dominance reversed in the second period as Slough got the better of the shots and killed off a penalty before eventually pulling leve at 37.12 when Peter Poljacek scored.
Slough continued to dominate scoring chances in the final period but neither team could break the deadlock and regulation time failed to produce a result. Five minutes sudden death then also failed to separate the teams and penalty shots were needed to force the result.
Sheffield’s first shot beat Rockman while the visitors failed to score. Both teams scored on the second shots however Slough failed to net on their third shot after Sheffield had and the home team took the extra point.
Sheffield: Slamiar 1+0; Butterworth, Stewart 0+1. Net: Bowns (64.50) 43/1 & Empty Net (0.10) 0/0
Slough: Poljacek 1+0; A Greener, Emersic 0+1. Net: Rockman (65.00) 31/1
Period Scores: 1-0/0-1/0-0/0-0/1-0
Shots On Goal: 43-31
Penalty Minutes: 4-4
Time-outs: – / –
Referee: S Wardell. Linesmen: G Ratcliff & J Liptrott