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Weekend Recap – Feb. 15

This past weekend, the Chill were able to pick up a win at home against the Rochester Grizzlies to further close the gap in the Central Division standings. After the win against Rochester, the Chill only sit one point behind the St. Louis Jr. Blues in the second place position with games in hand. 

On Saturday, February 15th the first place Rochester Grizzlies came to town for the lone game of the weekend for the Chill. Late in the first period, Rochester opened up the game with the first goal of the game to take a 1-0 lead after one period of play. Mid-way through the second period, the Chill were finally able to answer to tie the game up at 1 goal a piece. The Chill’s second period goal came from Marco Escobar assisted by Jacob Best. It wasn’t until mid-way through the third period that Rochester answered with their second goal to take a 2-1 lead with only half of a period remaining. With about four minutes left in regulation, the Chill were able to put together a power-play goal to stay alive. The game-tying goal came from Dylan Dent with assists from Marco Escobar and Sam VanderHoeven. After regulation, the two teams found themselves in a 2-2 tie. OT came and left quickly with no scoring from either team. This game would be decided by a shootout. In the shootout, Chill goalie, Devin Naidow, was able to stop all three of Rochester’s attempts. Gadel Khismatullin was the hero for the Chill in the shootout as he deeked his way to the back of the net for a Coulee Region Chill victory. Prior to a perfect performance in the shootout, goalie Devin Naidow played on his head during regulation as well as OT. In those four periods, he was able to stop 50 of the 52 shots he faced on the night to help the Chill secure a 3-2 victory. 

Up next, the Chill look into a two game weekend as they travel to Rochester on Friday the 21st and host the Wausau RiverWolves on Sunday the 23rd. Catch Friday’s game on HockeyTV! Get your tickets for Sunday’s game early at: www.crchill.com. Can’t be there? Listen live at: www.couleeregionsportsnetwork.com.

Weekend Recap Feb. 6-8

This past weekend the Chill came away with a win in Milwaukee and a win at home, but were unable to secure their third win with a loss to Peoria on Saturday night. After this weekend, the Chill sit in third place in the Central Division standings. As the regular season comes closer and closer to the end, the Chill make their final push in climbing the standings before the postseason. 

On Thursday, February 6th the Chill traveled to Milwaukee to take on the Power. Opening up the game for the Chill was Dylan Dent as he was able to find the back of the net with assists from Gadel Khismatullin and Parker Severson. To close out the first period, Parker Severson added to the Chill’s lead with an unassisted goal. With almost an entire score-less second period, Parker Severson scored his second goal of the night with an assist from Gijs De Schepper. The Chill’s momentum continued into the third period as Sam VanderHoven scored later than a minute into the final period. Assisting VanderHoeven’s goal was Gadel Khismatullin and Brenden Fehilg. Shortly after, Jeremiah Lesback tallied onto the Chill’s lead with assists from Ethan McCormack and Christopher Gilbert. Finally, the Power were able to cut into the Chill’s lead as they scored their only goal of the night. Joey Wiczek answered quickly, though, with another strike from the Chill with an assist from Jack Sumner. Finally, the Chill closed out the game with a final goal from Jacob Best on the power-play. Assists on Best’s goal came from Parker Severson and Marco Escobar. Helping the Chill secure the 7-1 victory over the Power was goalie, Michael Janke. Janke was able to save 28 of the 29 shots he faced on the night. 

On Friday, February 7th the Peoria Mustangs came to town for the first of a two-game weekend between the two teams. In a low scoring first period, the Peoria Mustangs were the only team able to find the back of the net with a late goal. The defensive game carried over into the second as neither team was able to score. Finally, the Chill were able to break free in the third period as Gijs De Schepper found the back of the net with an assist from Jacob Best not even a minute into the period. About five minutes into the period, Gadel Khismatullin took the lead for the Chill with a power-play goal with assists from Gijs De Schepper and Christopher Gilbert. Later in the period, Jacob Best added to the Chill’s lead with another goal with an assist from Gadel Khismatullin. To end the game, Marco Escobar scored the Chill’s fourth and final goal of the night with assists from Gijs De Schepper and Jacob Best. To help them secure the 4-1 third period comeback victory was goalie, Devin Naidow. Naidow was able to stop 27 of the 28 shots he faced on the night. 

On Saturday, February 8th the Chill again battled the Peoria Mustangs in their second meeting of the weekend. The defensive, low-scoring game play continued into Saturday’s game as neither team found the back of the net in the first period. Into the second period, only Peoria tallied a goal to take a 1-0 lead over the Chill. About 14 minutes into the third period Peoria added to their lead with their second goal of the night. With a minute remaining in the game, the Chill were finally able to put together a goal as Dylan Dent scored with assists from Marco Escobar and Parker Severson. It was too little too late for the Chill, though, as they fell to the Peoria Mustangs of a score of 2-1. In net for the Chill was Michael Janke. Janke was able to stop 39 of the 41 shots he faced on the night. 

Up next, the Chill host the first place Rochester Grizzlies on Saturday February 15th! Get your tickets early at: www.crchill.com. Can’t make it? Listen live at www.couleeregionsportsnetwork.com.

Weekend Recap – Feb. 2nd

This past weekend, the Chill were able to take down the first place Rochester Grizzlies at home. With that win, the Chill still remain in third place in the Central Division standings with games in hand and potential to climb in the standings. 

On Sunday, the Grizzlies came to town for the two teams’ fifth meeting this season. The Grizzlies opened up the game with a goal early in the first period. An answer from the Chill came late in the first as Christopher Gilbert found the back of the net with assists from Marco Escobar and Ethan McCormack. Around the half-way point of the second period the Chill lit a spark with three unanswered goals to take a demanding 4-1 lead. Those goals came from Sam VanderHoeven, Gijs De Schepper, and Parker Severson. Many other names including Jeremiah Lesback, Jacob Best, Parker Severson, Christopher Gilbert, and Dylan Dent also found their names on the scoresheet with this three goal-run. Rochester was finally able to slow the
Chill down late in the second period when they netted their second goal of the game. Half way through the third period the Grizzlies found the back of the net for the third time to cut the Chill’s lead to one. With a minute remaining in the game Parker Severson scored an empty-net goal to give the Chill a sigh of relief. With only one second remaining, the Grizzlies found the back of the net for their fourth goal, but would fall short to the Chill. To help secure the 5-4 victory over the Grizzlies was goalie, Devin Naidow. Naidow was able to stop 37 of the 41 shots he faced in the game. 

Up next, the Chill stare into a three-game weekend. They start off on the road in Milwaukee Thursday night and make their way back home for a two game series with the Peoria Mustangs on Friday and Saturday night. 

To get your tickets for Friday and Saturday, visit: www.crchill.com.

If you can’t make it on Friday or Saturday make sure to listen in at www.couleeregionsportsnetwork.com

 Catch the action on Thursday night on HockeyTV!

Weekend Recap – Jan. 25 & 25

This past weekend the Chill completed the successful sweep on the Breezy Point North Stars at home. With these wins the Chill now sit in third place only one point behind the second place St. Louis Jr. Blues. The Chill also clinched their playoff spot for the postseason. With time and many games left in the regular season, the Chill still have the opportunity to climb in the standings. 

On Friday, January 24th the Breezy Point North Stars came to town to start off the two-game series. Breezy Point struck first in this game taking the early lead. Later in the first, though, the Chill rallied with three unanswered goals to take the lead. The first Chill goal came from Gadel Khismatullin with assists from Gijs De Schepper and Brenden Fehlig. The second goal for the Chill was scored by Ethan McCormack with assists from Dylan Dent and Lucas Wieser. Parker Severson ended the first period with the Chill’s third goal with an assist from Marco Escobar. The Chill scored the lone goal that came in the second period to take a commanding 4-1 lead. That goal came from Dylan Dent with assists from Sam VanderHoeven and Brenden Fehlig. Twenty seconds into the third, Parker Severson added to the Chill’s lead with a goal with assists from Jacob Best and Marco Escobar. Halfway through the third period, Breezy Point found their second wind. The North Stars would go on to score three unanswered goals in the third to cut the Chill’s lead to one goal. Finally, Marco Escobar was able to ice the game for the Chill with an empty-net goal with an assist from Jacob Best. The Chill were able to hold on for a 6-4 victory. Starting in net for the Chill was Devin Naidow. Naidow stopped 9 of the 10 shots he faced on the night. Leo Lapata finished the game in net for the Chill while stopping 7 of the 10 shots he faced on the night. 

With a win under their belt from the night before, the Chill looked to close out the sweep on Saturday, January 25th against the Breezy Point North Stars. This game would end in an entirely different fashion from the night before. The Chill scored four straight goals in the first period. They continued with their momentum into the second period with three more goals. They finished strong in this game with four more goals in the third to secure an 11-0 victory. A number of names hit the score sheet with goals. Parker Severson lead the team with four goals on the night. Other goals came from Brenden Fehlig, Sam VanderHoeven, Lucas Wieser, Jacob Best, Gadel Khismatullin, Joey Wiczek, and Jack Sumner. Many names also contributed to the score sheet with assists. The players that marked assists in this game were Gadel Khismatullin, Branwen Pollett, Jacob Best, Marco Escobar, Christopher Gilbert, Gijs De Schepper, and Dylan Dent. In net for the Chill was goalie, Michael Janke. Janke was able to help the Chill secure the victory with a 20 save shutout! 

Up next, the Chill host the first place Rochester Grizzlies on Sunday, February 2nd at 12PM! To get your tickets early check out: www.crchill.com. If you can’t make it, listen live at: www.couleeregionsportsnetwork.com.

Weekend Recap – Jan. 16 & 20

The Coulee Region Chill started their games this past week on Thursday and played again Monday.  The Chill hosted Wausau on Thursday, January 16th and came away with a win. With a bit of a weekend rest, they then found themselves in Rochester on Monday battling the Grizzlies. Despite their weekend rest, the Chill were unable to take down the Grizzlies.  The Chill took 2 out of 4 points on the week and remain in third place in the Central Division standings. 

On Thursday, January 16th the Wausau RiverWolves came to town to start off the weekend. Mid-way through the first period Sam VanderHoeven struck first for the Chill with assists from Ryan Gargaro and Brenden Fehlig. Early into the second Sam VanderHoeven would add another goal to his resume with an assist from Gijs De Schepper. Late in the second, newcomer Jeremiah Lebsack brought the Chill’s lead up to 3 with another goal assisted by Ethan McCormack. Almost mid-way through the third period Wausau denied the Chill of a shutout as they buried their first and only goal of the evening. Marco Escobar sealed the deal for the Chill with a goal late in the third with an assist from Parker Severson. A great deal of help came with securing their 4-1 victory over Wausau, that help came from goalie, Devin Naidow as he stopped 37 of the 38 shots he faced on the night. 

After resting the remainder of the weekend, the Chill then traveled to Rochester to battle the first place Grizzlies on Monday, January 20th. After one period of play in this game the score remained tied at zero.  Rochester struck first with two back-to-back goals in the second period. Near the end of the second, the Chill cut Rochester’s lead in half with a goal from Gadel Khismatullin with assists from Gijs De Schepper and Sam VanderHoeven. The Chill rolled into the third period with momentum as Marco Escobar found the back of the net thirty seconds into the period to tie the game up. Assists on Escobar’s goal came from Jacob Best and Gijs De Schepper. From here on out, though, was all Rochester as they scored three more goals to secure a 5-2 victory over the Chill. In net for the Chill was Michael Janke. Janke was able to stop 41 of the 45 shorts he faced during the game. 

Up next for the Chill is a two-game home series against the Breezy Point North Stars! Breezy Point comes to town for games on Friday, January 24th and Saturday, January 25th. Pucks drops at 7PM both nights. Get your tickets early at: www.crchill.com. If you can’t be there listen live at: www.couleeregionsportsnetwork.com.

Weekend Recap – Jan. 11 & 12

This past week the Chill battled in three Central Division matchups. The Chill walked away with a 2-1 record on the weekend and were able to remain in third place in the Central Division standings. 

On Wednesday, January 8th the Chill traveled to take on Milwaukee for their first game of the week. Milwaukee struck first in this game early in the first period. Jacob Best was then able to score back-to-back goals for the Chill to take a 2-1 lead. Assists on the two goals came from Parker Severson, Sam VanderHoeven, and Dylan Dent. That lead was short lived, though, as Milwaukee scored three unanswered goals. To wrap up a high scoring first period Parker Severson successfully scored on a penalty shot. After one period of play Milwaukee lead 4-3. Marco Escobar found the back of the net for the Chill one minute into the second period on the power-play. The Assist on that goal came from Jacob Best. No more than a minute later Milwaukee answered with another goal. After another minute passing, Parker Severson scored his second goal of the night with assists from Sam VanderHoeven and Jacob Best. Milwaukee closed out the second period with two more goals. Brenden Fehlig scored the lone goal in the third period with an assist from Gadel Khismatullin. One was not enough to put the Chill past Milwaukee, though. The Chill fell to the Power of a score of 6-7. Starting in net for the Chill was Leo Lapata as he saved 4 of the 8 shots he faced. Devin Naidow finished the game as he stopped 20 of the 23 shots he faced on the night. 

On Saturday, January 11th the St. Louis Jr. Blues came to town for the  first of two games on the weekend. After a slow start to the week on Wednesday night, the Chill came out flying as Gijs De Schepper found the back of the net first in this game on the power-play. Assists on the goal came from Joey Wiczek and Brenden Fehlig. Later in the first period, Dylan Dent added to the Chill’s lead with another goal. Assists on Dent’s goal came from Gadel Khismatullin and Brenden Fehlig. After one period of play the Chill lead 2-0. 17 minutes into the second period Parker Severson added the Chill’s third goal with an assist from Jacob Best. The Chill were unable to close out the period, though, and St. Louis scored on the power-play with twenty seconds remaining. The Chill finished strong in the third period as Sam VanderHoeven scored back-to-back goals for the Chill. Assists on those goals came from Jefferson Coffin, Branwen Pollett, and Gadel Khismatullin. The Chill toppled the Blues of a score of 5-1. In net for the Chill was Michael Janke. Janke was able to save 32 of the 33 shots he faced on the night. 

On Sunday, January 12th the Chill battled with the Blues in their last game of the weekend. After one period of play in this game there was no score. 18 minutes into the second period the Chill were finally able to find the back of the net with a power-play goal from Sam VanderHoeven. Assists on the power-play goal came from Christopher Gilbert and Gadel Khismatullin. Early in the third period Parker Severson added to the Chill’s lead with another goal with assists from Marco Escobar and Jacob Best. Marco Escobar closed out the game late in the third with an empty-net goal with assists from Gadel Khismatullin and Brenden Fehlig. Devin Naidow was in net for the Chill as he was able to stop 54 of the 54 shots he faced on the night for a shutout. Naidow’s outstanding performance was enough to help the Chill defeat the Blues and secure the weekend series sweep. 

Up next, the Chill host the Wausau RiverWolves on Thursday, January 16th at Green Island Ice Arena. Puck drops at 7PM! Get your tickets early at: www.crchill.com. Or Listen live at: www.couleeregionsportsnetwork.com The Chill then travel to Rochester to take on the first place Grizzlies on Monday, January 20th. Puck drops at 1PM! Catch all the action on HockeyTV!

Weekend Recap – Jan. 4 & 5

The Coulee Region Chill opened up the near year with a two game road series in Peoria as they battled the Mustangs. The Chill were unable to come away with a victory, but still remain in third place in the Central Division standings. 

On Saturday, January 4th the Chill traveled to Peoria for their first game of the new year. Peoria came out strong in this game as they outscored the Chill 2-0 in the first period. Peoria’s momentum rolled into the second period as they scored the lone goal in the second period. Early in the third period, the Chill were finally able to find the back of the net. Parker Severson struck early in the third period with the Chill’s first goal of 2020. The assist on the goal came from Jacob Best. Peoria would ice the game late in the third with an empty-net goal to take down the Chill with a score of 4 to 1. In net for the Chill was goaltender, Devin Naidow. Naidow stopped 24 of the 27 shots he faced on the night.

On Sunday, January 5th the Chill battled Peoria for their second game of the weekend. Peoria’s momentum from Saturday’s game rolled into Sunday as they scored four unanswered goals in the first period. The Chill finally answered with a goal late in the first period from Sam VanderHoeven on the power-play. The Mustangs would score the lone goal in the second period. Sam VanderHoeven scored his second goal of the night for the Chill with an assist from Dylan Dent. It was too little too late for the Chill though as they fell to Peoria with a score of 5-2. In net for the Chill was goaltender, Michael Janke. Janke was able to save 34 of the 39 shots he faced in the game. 

Up next, the Chill stare into one away game and two home games this week. This Wednesday January 8th, the Chill travel to Milwaukee to take on the Power. Puck drops at 8PM! Catch all the action on Hockey TV! Then, the Chill host the St. Louis Jr. Blues in a two game home-stand on Saturday, January 11th and Sunday, January 12th. Come cheer on the Chill in their first home games of the new year! Get your tickets early at: www.crchill.com.

Showcase Recap Day 3

In the final game of the 2019 NA3HL Showcase the Chill fell short to the Granite City Lumberjacks. The Chill finished the Showcase with a 2-1 record while defeating the Danbury Colonials in their first game and the New England Stars in their second game. 

The Chill came out fast in the first period during Tuesday’s game against Granite City. Christopher Drews found the back of the net early for the Chill with an assist from Gadel Khismatullin. About a minute later, Dylan Dent added another goal to the Chill’s lead with an assist from Marco Escobar. Granite City was then able to find the back of the net for their first of the game. Late in the first period, the Chill struck again to regain their two goal lead with a goal from Joey Wiczek. An assist came on that goal from Gadel Khismatullin. Granite City would pull off the comeback to defeat the Chill of a score of 5-3. Granite City scored twice in the second period and two more times in the third all while shutting out the Chill in the final two periods. In net for the Chill was goaltender, Michael Janke. Janke was able to stop 15 of the 20 shots he faced in the game. 

Up Next:

The Chill’s first games in 2020 will be two road series games as they travel to take on the Peoria Mustangs on January 4th and 5th. The Chill will be back on home ice on January 11th as they take on the St. Louis Jr. Blues! Get your tickets early: www.crchill.com.

Weekend Recap – Dec. 6 & 7

This past weekend the Chill squared off in a home and home series with the New Ulm Steel. The two teams split games this weekend each getting a win at home. After the weekend, the Chill remain in third place in the Central Division standings. 

On Friday, December 6th the New Ulm Steel came to Green Island Ice Arena for a non-divisional matchup. The two teams were even after one period as neither team was able to find the back of the net. The Chill struck first in this game early in the second period with a goal from Jacob Best. Assists on that goal came from both Marco Escobar and Parker
Severson. The Chill extended their lead later in the second as Gijs De Schepper was able to find the back of the net. De Schepper’s goal was assisted by Zach Cherry and Gadel Khimatullin. The Chill struck again early in the third period to further their lead. Parker Severson was behind that goal with assists coming from Jacob Best and Marco Escobar. Later in the third New Ulm was able to cut into the Chill’s lead with their one and only goal on the night. The Chill would ice the game with two empty net goals late in the third. The first goal came from Marco Escobar with an assist from Dylan Dent. The second empty net goal came from Sam VanderHoeven with assists from Gadel Khismatullin and Drew Robertson. Devin Naidow was in net for the Chill. Naidow played lights out with many outstanding saves to help the Chill secure the 5-1 victory over New Ulm. Naidow stopped 35 of the 36 shots he faced on the night. 

On Saturday, December 7th the Chill were on the road as they traveled to New Ulm for their second and final game of the weekend. The Chill were unable to carry over their momentum from their first game of the weekend into the second as New Ulm dominated all game. New Ulm scored once in the first period, twice in the second period, and two more times in the third as the Chill were unable to find the back of the net all game. The Chill would fall to the New Ulm Steel 5-0. In net for the Chill was goaltender, Michael Janke. Janke was able to stop 31 of the 36 shots he faced on the night. 

What’s up next for the Chill? On Wednesday, December 11th the Chill travel to Milwaukee to take on the Power in a Central Division matchup. The Chill then travel to Blaine, MN for the NA3HL Showcase. Here is the Chill’s schedule for the Showcase: 

December 15th vs. Danbury Colonials @4:15pm

December 16th vs. New England Stars @10:30am

December 17th vs. Granite City Lumberjacks @2:30pm. 

Catch all the games on HockeyTV!

Weekend Recap – Nov. 21 & 24

This past weekend the Chill battled in three games with three different opponents. On Thursday, they came up short at home against the Rochester Grizzlies, traveled to Wausau on Friday and brought home a W, and put on a show as they took down the St. Louis Jr. Blues on Sunday. After the weekend, the Chill remain in second place in the Central Division standings. 

On Thursday, November 21st the Rochester Grizzlies came to Green Island Ice arena for the Chill’s first game of the weekend. Rochester came out flying and scored five goals in the first period to the Chill’s one. The Chill’s goal in the first came from Parker Severson with assist from Marco Escobar and Jacob Best. Rochester carried their momentum into the second period as they found the back of the net two more times. In the third, Rochester would score two more goals as the Chill would only tally up one more goal. That goal came from Marco Escobar with assists from Gijs De Schepper and Jacob Best. The Chill would fall to the Rochester Grizzlies 9-2. Starting in net for the Chill was Devin Naidow. Michael Janke took over halfway into the first period and would stop 37 of the 42 shots he faced on the night. 

On Friday, November 22nd the Chill traveled to Wausau to take on the RiverWolves for their second game of the weekend. After a slow start on Thursday night, the Chill came out flying in the first period of Friday night’s game. The Chill were able to tally up six goals in the first to Wausau’s one. Goals in the first period came from Joey Wiczek, two from Christopher Gilbert, two from Sam VanderHoeven, and another from Lucas Wieser. Many names also contributed to the six goals with assists coming from Chirstopher Gilbert, Branwen Pollett, Joey Wiczek, Gadel Khismatullin, Flavien Fondadouze, and Dylan Dent. During the second period, Wausau would score two goals to the Chill’s one. That goal came from Gadel Khismatullin with an assist from Christopher Gilbert. Wausau would score one more time in the third period while Flavien Fondadouze would find the back of the net twice. Assists on Flavien’s goals came from Ethan McCormack, Christopher Gilbert, Parker Severson, and Jacob Best. The Chill defeated the Wausau RiverWolves with a final score of 9-4. Devin Naidow was in net for the Chill as he stopped 35 of 39 shots on the night. 

 

On Sunday, November 24th the 1st place St. Louis Jr. Blues came to town for the Chill’s third and final game of the weekend. The Jr. Blues struck first in this game with a goal in the first period to take the lead. With no scoring in the second period, the Jr. Blues led 1-0 after two periods. About halfway into the third period, Sam VanderHoeven tied up the game with a goal and an assist from Gadel Khismatullin and Dylan Dent. Shortly after, Flavien Fondadouze was able to find the back of the net for the go ahead goal for the Chill with assists coming from Christopher Gilbert and Ethan McCormack. The Chill, would add to their lead with a third goal in the third period from Gadel Khismatullin with an assist from Sam VanderHoeven. The Chill would rally to put on a show with a comeback in the third period to take down the St. Louis Jr. Blues of a score of 3-1. Michael Janke was in net for the Chill. Janke would let in the first shot he faced in the game. After, Janke played lights out stopping 37 shots on the night. 

Up next for the Chill is a home and home series with the New Ulm Steel on December 6th and 7th! On Friday, December 6th the Steel come to town for another meeting! On Saturday, December 7th the Chill then travel to New Ulm for their second game of the weekend. Get your tickets early at: www.crchill.com. Catch all the action on HockeyTV!