18U Hitmen went 3-0 this week playing in 3 USPHL games. A Halloween match up vs the NJ Rockets ended up in a 4-1 victory with goals from Bizal, Carducci, Sedlak and McLinskey. Werber got the win turning away 21 shots.
The weekend series vs the Jr. Bruins brought the typical rivalry atmosphere that the two clubs usually possess at any age level. The Hitmen went out to a 3-0 lead with goals from Schweighardt, Tartaglione and Patrica. The Bruins stormed back with 3 third period goals to tie it 3-3 with 3:22 remaining. The 18’s remained calm and eventually broke through with two late in the third. Brayden Patricia score the game winner with 2:13 left and Connor Tartaglione put the icing on the cake with a ENG with :21 remaining. Weber turned away 17 shots.
Sunday morning was the second game of the weekend series vs the Jr. Bruins. The Hitmen won 6-3 with goals from Attkinson (2 goals), Patricia, Tartaglione, Carducci and McLinskey. Werber turned away 24 shots.
Weekend Highlights: TJ Schweighardt – 1 goal 6 assists in 3 games. Liam McLinskey 2 goals 5 assists in 3 games. John Werber 3-0 with 62 saves