One Year Ago
Slough Jets second game of the weekend saw them travelling to Altrincham to face Manchester Phoenix forced to rest Kamil Tvrdek with reference to the Andrius Kaminskas suspension.
215 seconds into the game Frantisek Bakrlik netted on his former team to make it 1-0 and at 8.08 Jack Watkins had the league doubled. Michal Psurny netted the home team’s third at 18.30 for 3-0 but the first period ended 3-1 when Jamie Line netted from JJ Pitchley and Ales Padelek at 19.54
Psurny struck again at 29.44 to make it 4-0 with a shorthanded goal but with Manchester set to enjoy a 4-1 lead Mindy Kieras scored for Slough just ahead of the buzzer, finishing from Alan Lack and Padelek for 4-2 at the second break.
The third period ran the way of Manchester with Psurny adding to his two goals already with a natural hat-trick at 47.32, 47.51 and 53.24, With 54.04 played Tony Hand took the home team time-out and replaced his starting netminder with Paul Maudsley for the final 5.56.
Manchester: Psurny 5+0; Schabel, Hand, Bentham 0+2; Bakrlik, Watkins 1+0; Archer, Kovar, McKinney, Chong 0+1. Net: Fone (54.04) 27/2 & Maudsley (5.56) 2/0
Slough: Padelek 0+2; Line, Kieras 1+0; Pitchley, Lack 0+1. Net: Vasiljevic (60.00) 56/7
Period scores: 3-1/1-1/3-0
Shots On Goal: 29-56
Penalty Minutes: 6-12
Referee: S Brown. Linesmen: C Wells & D Emmerson
Two Years Ago
Slough Jets braved the elements and made the journey to Telford to face the Tigers in a 6pm face-off
Telford opened the scoring at 9.18 with Tim Burrows finishing from Scott McKenzie and Tomas Karpov but Slava Koulikov pulled his team level at 12.30 and despite a total of 23 shots on goal in the period there was just those two goals meaning a 1-1 scoreline after 20 minutes.
The second period saw Slough take the lead thanks to Koulikov’s second of the night at 27.40 and Frantisek Bakrlik scored shorthanded at 29.48 for 1-3. Not to be out done Telford made the game level with Callum Bowley scoring at 35.31 and Karpov scoring 24 seconds later. The final 4.05 of the middle period saw no more scoring so the second period ended tied at 3-3.
The first 10 minutes of the third period passed by scoreless but at 52.46 Bakrlik finished from Mindy Kieras and man of the match Ciaran Long for the game winning goal. Both netminders closed out the remainder with no further scoring and Slough took the two points.
Telford stats: Karpov 1+1; Burrows, Bowley 1+0; Selwood, McKenzie, Senko 0+1. Net: Ryan (60.00) 34/4
Slough: Koulikov, Bakrlik 2+0; Long, Kieras 0+2; Davies, Pliskauskas 0+1. Net: Rockman (60.00) 26/3
Period Scores: 1-1/2-2/0-1
Shots On Goal: 34-26
Penalty Minutes: 4-6
Referees: K Biggs & T Perring. Linesmen: R Hamilton & E Marshall
Telford: Maynard, Selwood, Brittle, Rose, Janak, Knell, Watkins, Heywood, Burrows, Kruzik, Croft, Stones, Ryan, Karpov, Taylor, Bowley, McKenzie, Soar, Senko, Preece
Slough: Scott, Wales, Barker, Davies, Hutchinson, Godfrey, Towalski, Rose, Long, Pliskauskas, Kieras, Milton, Rockman, Valecko, Koulikov, Bakrlik
Three Years Ago
Guildford Flames played host to the Slough Jets at the Spectrum with both teams searching for double win weekends.
Guildford got off to the best possible start when Greg Chambers netted a powerplay goal at 3.24 but despite a combined 17 shots on goal in the first period, favouring the home team, the score remained at 1-0 at the first interval.
The second period saw Slough level the game when Doug Sheppard scored at 28.53 but Andrew Hemmings put the home team back ahead with his goal at 30.25. Guildford doubled their lead with a second powerplay goal, from Branislav Kvetan, at 36.57 and took the second interval leading the game 3-1.
Doug Sheppard’s team came out flying in the third period and controlled the game. Mark Lee faced 15 shots in the final period while Gregg Rockman faced just 4. Joe Greener scored at 43.12 to pull back a goal and get the final period underway and then in the final 10 minutes it was Adam Calder who levelled the game at 51.49 with an unassisted goal. Adam Greener scored the go ahead goal at 52.24 and Paul Dixon immediately called the Guildford time-out. Slough held their line and with 3.56 to go it was Sheppard who called the time-out and the visitors held on to their goal advantage to win the game.
Guildford: Kvetan 1+1; Towe 0+2; Chambers, Hemmings 1+0; Plant, Dixon, Huppe 0+1. Net: Lee (60.00) 29/4
Slough: Sheppard, Calder, J Greener 1+1; A Greener 1+0; Symonds, Davies 0+1. Net: Rockman (60.00) 22/3
Period scores: 1-1/2-1/0-3
Shots On Goal 29-22
Penalty Mintues: 4-6
Referee: M Thompson. Linesmen: S Perring & J Tabel
Four Years Ago
Five Years Ago
Slough Jets’ Sunday journey was to Swindon’s Link Centre to face the Wildcats missing Adam and Joe Greener and Ciaran Long.
Swindon Wildcats 2 Slough Jets 6
The short strength Slough eased through the game netting a couple of goals per period starting with Peter Jasik’s shorthanded market at 8.34 and followed 11 minutes later by Paddy Ward converting a powerplay.
The second period started poorly for Swindon when their starting netminder was ejected from the game for a head-but at 23.25 and Jasik stepped up to convert this powerlay making it 0-3 by 25.34. Jamie Milton followed up with his first point of the season at 31.58 when he found the back of the net and ensured Slough a four goal margin going into the final period.
The visitors were five goals ahead at 40.56 when Slava Koulikov scored but then lost Ryan Watt at 41.08 with a match penalty for head butting. Swindon managed to pull back a couple on the following 5 minute major penalty from Aaron Nell at 41.13 and from Jason Cassells at 42.36 but Dan Davies scored the final goal of the game at 46.57 to wrap up the win.
Swindon: Nell, Cassells 1+1; Krajicek 0+1. Net: Woolhouse (23.25) 17/2 & Landsdowne (36.25) 23/4
Slough: Jasik 2+1; Ward 1+2; Davies 1+1; Emersic 0+2; Milton, Koulikov 1+0; Thompson, Bowman, Watt 0+1. Net: Rockman (59.43) 30/2 & Empty Net (0.17)
Period Scores: 0-2/0-2/2-2
Shots On Goal: 40-30
Penalty Minutes: 35-35
Time-outs: – / –
Referee: R Szucs. Linesmen: C Davies & S Davies