Lansing Wolves Game Recap- January 15th


Working Class Weekend-

The Lansing Wolves had a very productive weekend with garnering 3 big divisional wins. Starting off in the city of Toledo against the Cherokee. In a theme of what was to come the Wolves won by a 5-0 count on the first day of the swing. Leading the way on offense came from the smooth skating Clio native Brendan Smith who potted a goal along with 2 assists, chipping in was South Lyon’s linemate Garrett Weyh with a nice goal and assist effort,¬† not to be outdone was another workmanlike effort from the veteran Michael Forman with a goal and 2 assists. Also tickling the twine were from Milford’s Michael Osinski and Saginaw’s Brandon Ashley, capably assisting on the goals were from Las Vegas Cameron Zucker and a fine 2 assist effort from Riga Latvia’s Devids Jurinenoks. Manning the pipes was another rock solid game from Novi’s Sean Finstrom in stopping all 25 shots thrown his way. The unsung player of the game was the Latvian workhorse Jurinenoks with his physical presence and tenacious defensive efforts.

The Wolves then fought through some serious weather to play against the hometown Vengeance the following night. In a 6:30 puckdrop the Wolves came out flying for another stellar effort in beating the home squad by a 4-1 count.¬†Leading the charge was Macomb’s Jake Deratany putting 2 goals on the board, Helping out with the offense came from Weyh and Forman. With Forman adding an assist along with Smith getting 2 helpers, aiding to the scoring came from Osinski, Marshall’s Jake Redman and Lansing’s Michael Schramm. Ably manning the pipes was Byron Center;s Will Ignatiovich stopping 23 shots whil allowing a single tally against. The unsung player was the Captain Cummings Georgia’s Bear Ross. In stifling one of the top power plays in the league plus his usual high octane skating game.

The Sunday edition of the Wolves road tour was against these same Vengeance with the Wolves getting the broom out winning by a close 2-1 score. The Wolves scoring was lead by alternate captain Redman with both vital goals, assisting on these spectacular goals came of the sticks of Parma Ohio’s Justin Sill, Clarkston’s Mac Diver, Forman and Ross. Stopping 26 of the 27 shots put his way was the ever improving Finstrom. The unsung player (in this case team members) will be for this particularly satisfying road sweep has to go to the Coaching staff of Head Coach Mark Lawrence and his very capable lieutenant Brian Tulik. Beating and arch rival and the first place team allows for a brief bit of celebration.

The Wolves get right back into the thick of things with 2 consecutive much aticipated matchups against Metro Jets. Puckdrop on Friday is 7:30 at the Summit with a Saturday tilt at Fraser 7:30 puckdrop . Bring a friend and join the fun. And as always GO WOLVES!

Wolves Record: 18-12-1-2