One Year Ago
Slough’s fourth match up of the season with the Basingstoke Bison took place after the Jets journeyed to Planet Ice.
Basingstoke Bison 7 Slough Jets 2
English Premier Ice Hockey League Match
For the second time in the weekend Ales Padelek sat out and Andrius Kaminskas stepped up but for this tilt the visitors were also missing and Brad Watchorn. At 9.13 Ciaran Long netted on his former team for 1-0 and at 10.10 Aaron Connolly netted a delayed penalty goal to double the advantage. Andrew Melachrino madie it 3-0 with 2.10 left in the period Connolly’s second at 18.11 settled at 4-0. Joe Rand became the first non-former Slough player to score at 19.16 when his shorthanded marker made it 5-0.
Matt Towalski opened the scoring for the visitors at 28.25 which turned out the only goal of the period.
Tomas Karpov was spot on with his shot at 43.01 for 6-1 and with Basingstoke looking to be closing in on victory Eddie Temple netted his first Slough goal at 55.31 finishing from Matt Towalski and Dan Rose but the final scoring at 58.21 was Karpov’s second of the night and Basingstoke concluded the game 7-2 winners.
Basingstoke: Karpov 2+0; Connolly 2+0; Chinn, Greener 0+2; Melachrino, Rand, Long 1+0; Selby, Sheppard 0+1. Net: Skinns (60.00) 9/2
Slough: Towalski 1+1; Temple 1+0; Line, Rose, Waller 0+1. Net: Vasiljevic (60.00) 57/7
Period scores: 5-0/0-1/2-1
Shots On Goal: 9-57
Penatly Minutes: 4-8
Referees: M Thompson & D Cloutman. Linesmen: A Korsaks & A Cook
Two Years Ago
With two points from the previous night bagged against Basingstoke Slough headed north to Sheffield to face the Steeldogs for the second of their weekend fixtures.
Sheffield Steeldogs 1 Slough Jets 2
English Premier Ice Hockey League Match
A scoreless first period featuring 14 shots on goal saw both teams feeing out their opponents in their second meeting in eight days.
The second period saw Frantisek Bakrlik split the teams with a shorthanded goal from James Hutchinson at 33.52, while Michael Wales served a hooking penalty and despite 17 shots in the period Bakrlik’s was the only goal.
Sheffield equalised quckly in the third period when Lee Haywood made it 1-1 at 41.02 but Bakrlik scored the game winner 4.41 later, finishing from Wales and Ciaran Long. Sheffield pulled their netminder for the final 46 seconds but couldn’t find the equalising goal and Slough saw out for the win.
Sheffield stats: Haywood 1+0; Payette 0+1. Net: Sedlar (59.14) 20/2
Slough stats: Bakrlik 2+0; Wales, Hutchinson, Long 0+1. Net: Rockman (59.54) 29/1 & Empty Net (0.06) 0/0
Period scores: 0-0/0-1/1-1
Shots On Goal: 10-12
Penalty Minutes: 10-12
Referees: D Emmerson & J Liptropp. Lines: A Stanley & D Beresford
Sheffield: Bell, Haywood, Morgan, Payette, Duncombe, Kirk, Elliot, Calvert, Hirst, Wood, Gibson, Brittle, Taylor, Korhon, Day, Sedlar, Bebris, Wild
Slough: Scott, Wales, Davies, Godfrey, Towalski, Rose, Hutchinson, Pliskauskas, Kieras, Milton, Rockman, Miles, Gomeniuk, Bakrlik, Long
Three Years Ago
Four Years Ago
Slough Jets travelled to the Guildford Spectrum to face the second placed Flames following their previous day’s home victory over the league leaders.
Guildford Flames 5 Slough Jets 6
Towards the end of a tight opening period the visitors opened the scoring with Darius Pliskauskas netting at 17.34
The first half of the second period passed scoreless before Rick Plant levelled the game at 30.31. Adam Calder struck to give Slough the lead back at 32.49 and Dan Davies doubled the lead with his strike at 34.28.
The four goals scored in the first two periods were eclipsed by the seven on the third. A fantastic start for the home team same them level up through David Savage at 41.44 and Nathan Rempel at 42.04. Savage’s second gaol was the go ahead goal for the home team at 44.22 but then the visitors staged their own come back. Joe Greener levelled at 48.42 and Pliskauskas second goal at 50.23 put Slough back ahead again. Andy Hemmings made it 5-5 at 55.27 but Adam Calder scored unassisted at 57.14 with the game winning goal.
Guildford: Savage 2+0; Hemmings 1+1; Longstaff, Smital, Campbell 0+2; Rempel, Plant 1+0. Net: Hala (59.40) 32/6 & Empty Net (0.20) 0/0
Slough: Calder, Pliskauskas 2+1; Davies 1+1; Koulikov, Sheppard 0+2; J Greener 1+0; S Thompson 0+1. Net: Rockman (60.00) 34/5
Period Scores: 0-1/1-2/4-3
Shots On Goal: 32-34
Penalty Minutes: 20-8
Referee: N Boniface. Linesmen: J Earl & R Adams
Five Years Ago
Slough’s Valentines Day game saw them make the short journey across Berkshire to face their nearest rivals, Bracknell Bees.
Bracknell Bees 4 Slough Jets 8
Slough got off to a dream start with Jan Melichar scoring just 14 seconds into the game and Bracknell immediately changed their netminder. The visitors carried on with Slava Koulikov netting aginast backup netminder Adam Marashi and when Michael Bowman made it 0-3 at 9.13 Ambler returned to the net. Bracknell did manage to pull back a goal with 4 seconds remaining in the period when Jaroslav Cesky converted a powerplay.
The second period saw the visitors continue to outplay their opponents and increase their lead. 3.52 into the period Jamie Milton made it 1-4 but Terry Miles pulled one back at 25.11. Michal Pinc pulled another back with a powerplay goal at 26.40 but Slough were back into scoring at 31.45 when Peter Poljacek scored and Dan Davies converted a powerplay at 37.38 to end a 2-3 period.
The final period saw Slough continue striding ahead and Bowman netted his second at 45.20 to make it 3-7. Joe Greener chipped in at 59.44 to make it 3-8 but Greg Martyn netted the game’s last goal with 3 seconds remaining.
Bracknell: Cesky 1+1; G Randall 0+2; Miles, Martyn, Pink 1+0; Dumas, Calvert, Watt 0+1. Net Ambler (51.01) 42/6 & Marashi (8.59) 12/2
Slough: Bowman 2+1; Koulikov 1+2; Long 0+3; Poljacek, J Greener 1+1; Jasik 0+2; Davies, Milton, Melichar 1+0; Emersic, Ward 0+1. Net: Rockman (60.00) 32/4
Period Scores: 1-3/2-3/1-2
Shots On Goal: 54-32
Penalty Mintues: 16-42
Time-outs: – / –
Referee: D Goodwin. Linesmen: A Martin & P Kennedy