Getting to Know You - Whites 5, Blues 4 in Rookie Scrimmage
The parents and players who participated in the first day of this year’s Plymouth Whalers Rookie Orientation will sleep well tonight.
After a full day of off-ice testing, seeing the town of Plymouth and finding about the Plymouth-Canton Educational Park along with other educational opportunities (see photo with Plymouth Education Consultant John Seidleman), the players went through a spirited scrimmage Saturday afternoon at Compuware Arena.
The Whites defeated the Blues, 5-4, overcoming a first-period Blues lead with four goals in the second period.
Here’s is a scoring summary:
FIRST PERIOD (25 minute running time):
Blues Matthew Mistele (unassisted) 4:10
Blues Nick Geiser (Cory Czarnik, Jimmy DeVito) 6:25
Whites Cody Brown (penalty shot) 12:40
Blues Jimmy DeVito (Cory Czarnik) 22:25
FIRST PERIOD SHOOTOUT: Blues - Scott McAliney, Cory Czarnik, Cameron Yarwood and Dylan Mascarin did not score against Matt Mahalak; Connor Sills did score.
Whites – Christian Wolanin, Spencer Lee, Cody Brown, Danny Vanderweil and Mitchell Dempsey did not score against Jake Patterson.
SECOND PERIOD (25 minute running time):
Whites Mitchell Dempsey (Cody Brown, Spencer Lee) 4:05
Whites Danny Vanderweil (unassisted) 4:40
Whites Luke Sandler (Mitch Jones, Danny Vanderweil) 9:30
Whites Christian Wolanin (Brandon Hawkins) 14:20
Blues Cameron Yarwood (Jimmy DeVito) 20:10
SECOND PERIOD SHOOTOUT: Blues – Greg Christmas, Brandon Pantaleo, Chris Lindner, Jared Dennis and Michael Bunn did not score against Matt Mahalak.
Whites – Cody Brown scored against Jake Patterson; Connor Burton, Brodie Tutton, Luke Sandler, and Brandon Hawkins did not score against Jake Patterson.
THIRD PERIOD (4-on-4, 10 minute stop time): No scoring.
THIRD PERIOD SHOOTOUT: Blues – Matthew Mistele scored against Matt Mahalak; Jimmy DeVito, Nick Geiser, Cory Czarnik and Max Iafrate did not score against Matt Mahalak.
Whites – Gavin Shantz scored against Jake Patterson; Chris Albertini, Mitch Jones, Ryan Ivey and Tucker Ross did not score against Jake Patterson.
The Whites and Blues will scrimmage against Sunday morning at Compuware Arena from 9:30-11am. The scrimmage is open and free to the public. Rosters will be provided.