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Weekend Recap – March 6-7

This past weekend the Chill came up short in Alexandria during their final push of the regular season. The Chill fell twice to the Blizzard to secure the third seed in the Central Division by only one point behind the St. Louis Jr. Blues. 

On Friday, March 6th the Chill traveled to Alexandria for their final weekend series of the regular season. Alexandria came out flying as they scored the first two goals of the game. Sam VanderHoeven was the first to answer for the Chill with an unassisted goal. Alexandria would quickly answer with two more goals. To close out the first period, Ethan McCormack found the back of the net with assists from Jack Sumner and Dylan Dent. From here on out, the Chill were held silent. No team scored during the second period and only Alexandria tallied on the score sheet in the third period with five unanswered goals.  In net for the Chill was Michael Janke. Janke was able to stop 34 of the 43 shots he faced on the night. 

On Saturday, the Chill battled Alexandria in their final regular season game. Less than a minute into the game Marco Escobar struck first for the Chill with a power-play goal with assists from Gadel Khismatulin and Parker Severson. Alexandria would answer a few minutes later with a short-handed goal. To close out the first period, Brenden Fehlig tallied the Chill’s second goal of the game with an assist from Parker Severson. During the second period, Alexandria scored three unanswered goals. Early in the third period Parker Severson found the back of the net for the Chill’s third and final goal of the game with an assist from Sam VanderHoeven. Alexandria closed out the game with another three goals.  In net for the Chill was Devin Naidow. Naidow was able to stop 40 of the 47 shots he faced on the night. 

Up next, the Chill travel to St. Louis to take on the Jr. Blues in a best of three game series in the first round one of the Fraser Cup Playoffs. All games in the first round of playoffs will be held in St. Louis. Game one will be on Friday, March 13th at 7:00PM and game two will be held on Saturday, March 14th at 7:30PM. If necessary, game three will be held on Sunday, March 15th at 1:30pm. Catch all the action on HockeyTV!

Weekend Recap – Feb 28th & March 1st

This past weekend, the Chill picked up a win on the road in Wausau as they battled the RiverWolves for the last time this season. Later in the weekend, the Chill were back on home ice as they hosted the Rochester Grizzlies. With a late game fall to the Grizzlies, the Chill were unable to crawl out of the third place spot in the Central Division standings. With only two regular season games remaining, the Chill sit only one point behind St. Louis. 

On Friday, February 28th the Chill traveled to Wausau to take on the RiverWolves in the two team’s final meeting of the season. Only a minute into the first period, Gadel Khismatullin struck first for the Chill with assists from Dylan Dent and Ethan McCormack. Later in the period, Wausau answered with their first goal of the night. Shortly after, Brennan Mason regained the lead for the Chill with assists from Dylan Dent and Joey Wiczek. Late in the first period, the RiverWolves answered again to tie the game up as the first came to an end. After one period of play, the Chill and RiverWolves remained tied. Into the second period, the Chill were able to find their stride and take control of the game. Opening up the second period with a goal was Brenden Fehlig with an assist from Brennan Mason. About mid-way through the second period Joey Wiczek found the back of the net to add to the Chill’s lead with an assist from Gadel Khismatullin. To close out the second period, Jack Sumner scored the Chill’s fifth and final goal of the night with assists from Gadel Khismatullin and Marcus Robertson. Wausau was able to score the loan goal in the third period, but it was too little too late as the Chill defeated the RiverWolves 5-3. In net for the Chill was Michael Janke. Janke was able to stop 34 of the 37 shots he faced on the night. 

On Sunday, March 1st the Chill brought it back to home ice where they hosted the first place Rochester Grizzlies in an afternoon Central Division matchup. After one period of play, the game remained scoreless. The Grizzlies struck first in this game with a goal about mid-way through the second period. Late in the second period, Joey Wiczek answered for the Chill with a power-play goal to even the game back up. Assists on Wiczek’s goal came from Brenden Fehlig and Dylan Dent. The game remained even until about mid-way through the third period as Rochester took over, scoring four unanswered goals to close out the game. The Chill fell to the Grizzlies in their final meeting of the regular season of a score of 5-1. In net for the Chill was Devin Naidow. Naidow was able to stop 47 of the 52 shots he faced during the game. 

Up next, the Chill travel to Alexandria on March 6th and 7th to take on the Blizzard in their final weekend series of the regular season. Puck drops at 7:10pm both nights. Catch all the action on HockeyTV!

Weekend Recap – Feb. 21 & 23

This past weekend, the Chill started their weekend off with a loss in Rochester on Friday but finished strong on Sunday at home as they took down the Wausau RiverWolves. With that win, the Chill officially jumped into second place in the Central Division standings. They now sit one point ahead of St. Louis with four games remaining in the regular season. 

On Friday, February 21st the Chill opened up their weekend on the road in Rochester to take on the first place Grizzlies. The Chill struggled to get anything going in this game as they fell to the Grizzlies 11-0. Starting in net was goaltender, Michael Janke. Janke stopped 11 of the 14 shots he faced in the first period. Finishing the game in net for the Chill was Devin Naidow. Naidow stopped 18 of the 26 shots he faced in the last two periods. 

On Sunday, February 23rd the Chill looked to get back on their feet as they hosted the Wausau Riverwolves in an afternoon game. The Chill scored early back to back goals in this game at the two and three minute mark into the period. Those goals came unassisted from Gadel Khismatullin and Ethan McCormack. Wausau answered late in the period to cut into the Chill’s lead. From here on out, it was all Coulee Region Chill. The Chill’s special teams shined bright in the second period as they netted a goal on the penalty kill and two goals on the powerplay. Parker Severson found the back of the net on the penalty kill with an assist from Gadel Khismatullin. The first power-play goal of the second period came from Marco Escobar with assists from Brenden Fehlig and Gijs De Schepper. Next, Sam VanderHoeven tallied another power-play goal with an assist from Marco Escobar. After two periods of play the Chill lead 5-1. Early in the third period, Sam VanderHoeven kept the special teams rolling as he netted another power-play goal with assists from Marco Escobar and Gadel Khismatullin. Ten seconds later, Jeremiah Lebsack scored an unassisted goal. Marco Escobar finished the game strong with two more goals to complete the hat trick! Assists on Escobar’s two final goals came from Brenden Fehlig and Christopher Gilbert. Closing out the game for the Chill was Jeremiah Lebsack with his second goal of the game with an assist from Gadel Khismatullin. Helping the Chill topple the RiverWolves 10-1 was Devin Naidow. Naidow stopped 20 of the 21 shots he faced in the game. 

Up next, the Chill travel to Wausau on Friday, February 28th to battle the RiverWolves in their last meeting of the regular season. The Chill then come home on Sunday, March 1st to host the first place, Rochester Grizzlies in their last home game of the regular season. Don’t miss it! Get your tickets now at: www.crchill.com. If you can’t make it, listen to all of the action at: www.couleeregionsportsnetwork.com.

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.