Posted on September 12, 2016 at 2:53 PM by Johnz
The Jr Royals started the 2016-2017 NA3AHL season with a three day three game roadtrip.
The first game Friday night was against the Exton Bulls at Power Play rink.
The Royals goal scoring machine was running on high, at the end of the first period the Royals were up 5 to 0 with two goals by Joe Walsh, a goals from Aiden Boehm, Michael, Walsh, and Justin Geigel. The second period did not fare much better for the Bulls as Boehm put another one in 1:49 into the period. In the second period two goals were scored by Bryan Whelan, one by Anthony Zyller and Michael Walsh got another one for the night. Starting goalie Brandon Perrone (who only played the first 30 minutes) stopped 11 of 11 shots and also got two assists. Final score Royals 10, Exton Bulls 1.
On Saturday the Royals were hosted by the Central Penn Panthers. Bryan Whelan got the first goal midway through the first period and then another three minutes into the second to go up 2-0. The Panthers answered with a goal a minute later however two additional Royals goals in the second period by Jack Becker and Aiden Boehm were enough for a final 4-2 win.
Sundays game ve Central Penn. found the Royals up 4-0 at the end of the first with two goals by Bryan Whelan, and goals from Zyller and Araujo. A strong effort from all showed in the final result of a the Royals 8 and the Panthers 3.
Notable players this weekend are Bryan Whelan with 3 goals and 5 assists, Michael Walsh with 3 goals and 4 assists, Aiden Boehm and Joe Walsh each with 3 goals and 3 assists, Anthony Zyller with 2 goals and 6 assists, and defensemen Matt Araujo with 3 goals and 2 assists and Justin Geigel with 3 goals and 1 assist.
The Jr Royals next game is Sept. 17th at Flemington Ice Arena against the New Jersey Renegades.