Soo Eagles News - Hockey News April 10, 2015

Robertson Cup Playoff update

We have talked about the North Division, meanwhile, the chase for the Robertson Cup started last weekend in North American Hockey League’s South Division, with a pair of play-in series.

Wichita Falls, the 3-seed, swept 6-seeded Rio Grand Valley in their best-of-three series, while the 5-seed, Wenatchee, won both their games on the road, at 4th seeded Corpus Christi, to win their series. The division semifinals will begin this weekend with the top-seed, Lone Star taking on Wenatchee, while Wichita Falls will face second place Topeka, in best-of-five series.

The Central Division began their semifinal series last weekend. Top seeded Austin, is up 2-0 in their series over Aberdeen, with a pair of home victories, in their best-of-five series. Game 3 is set for Friday in Aberdeen. 2-seed Minot, is also up 2-0 in their series against 3rd seeded Bismarck, after a home and road victory last weekend. Game 3 is Friday in Minot.

Like the North, the Midwest Division will start their best-of-five semifinal series this weekend. The top seed, and defending Robertson Cup Champion, Fairbanks Ice Dogs face the Minnesota Magicians, in Alaska, staring on Friday. The second place Minnesota Wilderness, begin their series at home, taking on Coulee Region.

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Soo Eagles News - Hockey News April 10, 2015

NAHL attendance hits one million mark for fourth straight season

For the fourth straight season, over one million fans went through the turnstiles of NAHL arenas during the 2014-15 regular season. It continues a trend that began five years ago, further proving that the NAHL and the product that is on the ice each and every night continues to be more popular now than ever before.   Read more...

 
Soo Eagles News - Hockey News April 03, 2015

Eagles 3rd, Warriors 4th in NAHL North

By Randy Russon – Hockey News North

A wild weekend ended the 2014-2015 North American Hockey League regular season in stunning fashion.

Desperately needing to sweep two road games from the Soo Eagles and just as desperately needing the Johnstown Tomahawks to lose a home-and-home series with the Keystone Ice Miners to make the playoffs, the Michigan Warriors got all of that.

Good-old-school coach Moe Mantha and his relentless Warriors staged a pair of come-from-behind, shootout victories at the Soo while Keystone took two from Johnstown that sidelined the Tomahawks and vaulted the Ice Miners past the Eagles into second place and home-ice advantage in the first round of their playoff series.

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Soo Eagles News - Hockey News March 27, 2015

NAHL Robertson Cup Playoffs: What You Need To Know

Just one weekend remains in the 2014-15 NAHL regular season and the question heading into the playoffs beginning next week is not so much WHO will be a part of it, but WHERE those playoffs will be and WHEN. Out of the 18 possible playoff spots to be clinched this season (four in the Central, Midwest and North, six in the South), 17 spots have been claimed.  The one remaining spot yet to be clinched is the 4th and final seed in the North Division. The Johnstown Tomahawks hold a three-point lead over the Michigan Warriors with just two games remaining.

However, the big remaining question for the weekend is who will win the NAHL Midwest and South Divisions and what will the opening round series be?

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Soo Eagles News - Hockey News March 23, 2015

Eagles edge Tomahawks 2-1 on Sunday

Soo 2 @ Johnstown 1 - The Johnstown Tomahawks had a chance to lock up a North Division playoff spot on Sunday afternoon. A late Soo goal gave the Eagles a 2-1 victory, putting the playoff berth on hold.

Soo took the lead late in the second period, as Matt Menta chipped the puck past Jake Gwillim at 17:58. Raymond Brice and Brad Pung provided the initial shots that led to the eighth goal of the season for Menta.

The Tomahawks tied the game, as Alex Jaeckle set up Trevor Recktenwald for a shot into a wide open net at 8:30 of the third period. Andrew Romano also added an assist on the power-play goal.

Soo regained the lead for the final time, as Patrik Koch scored with 8:09 remaining in regulation. Matt Menta and Darren Brady earned the assists on the four-on-four goal.

Jack Berry earned the win, stopping 30 of 31 shots. Gwillim suffered the loss, stopping 31 of 33 shots. The Tomahawks went 1-for-6 on the power play and 5-for-5 on the penalty kill.

 
Soo Eagles News - Hockey News March 19, 2015

Soo Eagles playoff information

With their victory on Saturday night, the Soo Eagles have officially clinched a spot in the North Division playoffs. We will have specific information after the regular season on opponents and dates, along with ticket information. Here is some information on how the playoff format is this season. Read more...

 


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