It’s Game Day! Sebastiano Biagi is the first Wolf Pack defenceman credited with a goal against Chilliwack. The Italian Stallion spent the 2021-22 season with North Vancouver tallying 6 goals and 13 assists for 19 points in 40 regular season games.
Tonight, the Wolf Pack and Jets clash for the final time during the regular season.
General Manager/ HC: Clayton Robinson
Record: 21-17-4-2 (44GP)
Road Record: 13-8-1-0
Last Game: A 5-3 home win on Sunday.
SCORES: Feaver (22, 23, 24, 25), Williamson (31)
SHOTS: 39 CHI – 32 ABB
SAVES: Rempel 29/32
SPECIAL TEAMS: 5/6 PK, 0/7 PP
Goals For/Goals Against: 165 GF/151 GA (+14)
Power Play: 36/187 (19.25%)
Penalty Kill: 36/211 (82.94%)
Leading Scorers: Brendan Williamson (26GP – 31G – 40A – 71PTS), Zack Feaver (33GP – 25G – 45A – 70PTS), Damian Metastasio (37GP – 21G – 23A – 44PTS
HOT IN CHILLIWACK
Zack Feaver, F, Chilliwack Jets – On the strength of one game, Feaver made his first POW nod of the season. The hometown Chilliwack native had five assists in a Jets 6-4 road win over Surrey last Thursday. Three of Feaver’s helpers came on the man advantage as the Chilliwack power play clicked four times in nine tries. Feaver is now sixth in the PJHL in assists with 45.
THE ‘ROM’AN EMPIRE
Michele Romeo (F) was acquired from the Fernie Ghostriders in exchange for a Player Development Fee and Future Considerations near the beginning of January. Romeo played in 19 games for the Ghostriders this season, collecting 2 goals and 3 assists, and 38 PIMs during his time in Fernie. Prior to this season, Michele played for St.Albert Steel U18 AA and had 18 goals, 12 assists, and 44 PIMs. The right-shot product of St. Albert, Alberta has found the back of the net twice and snagged an assist in nine games with Chilliwack. Romeo checks in at 6’0” and 180lbs.
A ‘CON’ MAN
Connor Nicolay (F) was acquired from the Jets a day after the team claimed Michele Romeo. The right-shot native of Simcoe, Ontario, played in 26 games for the Steam this season collecting 9 goals and 9 assists along with 37 PIMs during his time in Summerland. Prior to this season, Connor played for the SSAC Athletics U18 AAA Team and had 11 goals, 9 assists, and 24 PIMs. Listed at 6’0” and 170lbs. He has two assists and is still looking for his first goal in seven games with the Jets.
Wyatt Sorken (F) was acquired on January 10 from the Revelstoke Grizzlies in exchange for a Player Development Fee and Future Considerations. Sorkin played in 5 games for the Grizzlies this season collecting 6 goals and 1 assists along with 2 PIM’s during his time in Revelstoke. Prior to this season, Wyatt played in the CSSHL with the Notre Dame Hounds U18 Prep Team collecting 7 goals and 6 assists along with 76 PIM’s in 35 games played. The left-shot native of Dawson Creek, BC is listed at 5’10” and 160. Sorken has dressed in six games with the Jets scoring one goal in that span.
- Brendan Williamson and Zack Feaver are fifth and sixth in league scoring.
- Chilliwack has 1119 penalty minutes which is second in the league
- Chilliwack has four overtime losses which is the most in the PJHL
- At 82.9% the Jets’ penalty kill is third in the PJHL
- Chilliwack has four games remaining this season. The team heads home to host White Rock tomorrow before heading to White Rock for a game that following Saturday. The Jets cap off their regular season by hosting Delta on Sunday, February 12.
NORTH VANCOUVER WOLF PACK
General Manager: Dean Samson
Head Coach: Mike Borrelli
Record: 22-18-2-1 (43GP)
Home Record: 11-9-1-0
Last Game: A 4-2 home loss against Langley on Saturday.
SCORES: Soares (7), Casellato (16 PP)
SHOTS: 46 LAN – 43 NV
SAVES: Bencsik 42/46
SPECIAL TEAMS: 5/5 PK, 2/4 PP
Goals For/Goals Against: 158 GF/166 GA (-8)
Power Play: 48/203 (23.65%)
Penalty Kill: 43/182 (76.37%)
Leading Scorers: JJ Pickell (40GP – 31G – 24A – 55PTS), Andrew Casellato (37GP – 16G – 30A – 46PTS), Andrew Casellato (35GP – 7G – 32A -39PTS)
JJ Maros scored the game-winning goal the last time these two teams played. Maros also scored his first goal with the Wolf Pack against Chilliwack on the Sunshine Coast.
- The Wolf Pack and Jets took part in the first-ever PJHL Showcase on Sunshine Coast.
- It’s the first game of the month for both of these clubs.
- The Wolf Pack finished the month of January with a record of 6-2.
- North Vancouver has five games remaining during the regular season. After the game tonight, the team will host Mission tomorrow afternoon, head to Aldergrove on Wednesday, host Grandview on the 11th and visit Port Moody on the 12th.
It’s the final meeting of the season between these two clubs. The weekend of October 21 and 22 saw these two teams compete twice against each other. Chilliwack won the first game 7-4 while North Van took the second game 5-2. In a very tight game North Van snuck away with a 3-2 road win on January 22.