Several teams made big jumps in the standings this week, with the Toronto Make Beliefs (RCL 1) leading the way, scoring a perfect 22 points. True North Puck Co. (RCL 1) and Laraque Bottom (The CHeap Seats) each picked up 21 points, while Razzmatazz (RCL 1), Shiska (Bobby Hull Division), and Detroit Rust Rats (Bobby Hull Division) all scored 20.
Here are the leaders in each category for the week, with the average in brackets:
A crazy week produced a major shakeup in RCL 1. The Toronto Make Beliefs trounced league-leader Puck The Folice 11-0, dropping PTF all the way down to 3rd place. The Jolly Razzers retook top spot with an 8-2 shellacking of Feeding Frenzy, with the Make Beliefs moving into 2nd.
Puck The Folice failed to meet the minimum goalie requirements as Niklas Backstrom sat out with illness. They were also hurt by Henrik Zetterberg’s -4 week with no points. The Make Beliefs were paced by Steven Stamkos (2G/3A/4 PIM/11 SOG) and Marc-Andre Fleury (2 wins/1.93 GAA). Steve Downie added 11 penalty minutes.
There were also a couple more blowouts. True North Puck Co. shut out the Motorboaters 10-0 as Penguins Evgeni Malkin and James Neal combined for 8 goals on 39 shots. Pekka Rinne and Jaroslav Halak provided top goaltending numbers. Razzmatazz humbled Rocky Mountain Thigh 10-1 as Jonathan Toews continued his great season, scoring twice and adding 3 assists.
In other games, the barbershop downed Zak Dream Team 7-4 and Pominville NY defeated SnepstsMustacheRides 7-3.
The CHeap Seats
The Price is Right
Hank for Vezina
Laraque Bottom shut out Hank For Vezina 10-0 to move up to 8th place from 11th. LB got 3 wins from Thomas Vokoun (2.18/.939) and 2 more from Craig Anderson (0.50/.984), while Evgeni Malkin rode a 5-point Sunday game to the top offensive numbers of the week: 5 goals/2 assists/+3/4 PIM/2 PPP/20 SOG. Phil Kessel (0 pts/-4) and Brad Richards (0 pts/-1) helped Hank stay stranded in the basement.
Grabner 5-hole pounded whobustedass 8-3 as Martin St. Louis recorded 5 assists and The Price is Right blasted BlueLineDefenders 7-2 behind Steven Stamkos’ 5-point week and excellent goaltending from Cam Ward and Jean-Sebastien Giguere. KyHabs swept the offensive categories in a 6-4 win over last week’s top team, Jethro. D-man Dan Boyle led the way with a +5 and 15 shots, along with 5 points.
In a couple of 5-4 games, RCL-leader Decepticon Dominance edged Parenteau Guidance and BroadStreetBullies downed Optimus Reim as Jonas Hiller and Miikka Kiprusoff dominated the goaltending categories.
Ice Road Puckers
Sin Bin Sadists
drb_redwings swept the goaltending categories enroute to a 7-3 win over SuicidalEnforcers. The Wings were led by Thomas Vokoun, who picked up 3 wins with a .939 save percentage. The Enforcers were hampered with 4 players on IR (Nicklas Backstrom, Alex Steen, Jeff Carter, Joni Pitkanen).
In another 7-3 game, Gator’s Bitches also swept the goaltending categories to down Wampa. Jonas Hiller and Jaroslav Halak each recorded a shutout to lead the way. Eric Staal added a goal and 4 assists with 8 penalty minutes and 12 shots on goal. Claude Giroux (1 assist/-3) and Rick Nash (1 goal/-1) struggled for Wampa.
In other action it was Team Vigilante 6 Jagr Bombs 5, Chubby Beavers 6 Ice Road Puckers 4, Greyston Schmohawks 6 Portable Ninja 5, and Top Shelf 6 Sin Bin Sadists 4.
Bobby Hull Division
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Detroit Rust Rats
blunt blazing freak
A wild week left things much tighter in the Bobby Hull Division. The Rochester Americans crushed The Vincibles 8-1 behind an amazing goaltending performance. The Americans had 9 appearances from 5 goalies and finished with 6 wins, 274 saves, and a goals against average of 1.52 and .951 save percentage. Craig Anderson led the way with 3 wins/96 saves/0.98/.970/1 shutout. He was ably supported by Thomas Greiss (1.00/.962), Mike Smith (1.38/.959), Jonathan Bernier (2.00/.909), and Scott Clemmensen (2.50/.925).
The worst team in the RCL, Smarch Snow, was once again demolished, 10-1 by Shiska, who move up a spot in the standings to 3rd place. Jason Spezza had a 4-goal week for Shiska, while Miikka Kiprusoff and Pekka Rinna combined for 5 wins and ratios of 1.83/.940.
The beatdowns didn’t end there, as the Detroit Rust Rats bombed Rasktastic! 10-1, thanks in part to the fact that Rasktastic! did not meet minimum goalie requirements and GoPuckYour…… throttled blunt blazing freak 8-2. Celtic Frost beat Cunney-lingus 7-3, and in the only close matchup, i miss baseball fell to TheMustaches 6-4.
That’s it for the RCL League updates! Enjoy your day and thanks again to Vin Wins for the update!