The 18U Hitmen started the new year at Home hosting Islander Hockey Club for two league games. Saturday night featured John Werber making 22 saves in a 4-2 win with goals from Liam McLinskey, Everest Schneider, Connor Bizal and Brett Schneider. Nate Defares dished out two assists in the win. A quick turnaround for a Sunday morning series finale showed the Hitmen offense exploding for 6 goals with Artem Kobylyansky making 15 stops for a 6-3W. Goals from Facchini, Bizal, B. Schneider, Mclinskey X2, Gordon and Attkinson. B. Schneider dished out three assists while Grieco had two. The win pushed the 18’s win streak to 7 games.
This weekend the Hitmen will travel to South Kent, CT to take on 10th ranked Selects Academy for a two game series.