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    Oji Eagles win 2008 Anyang Cup

    Posted by japanstats on 2008 September 7日 Sunday

    We’re missing results from action on 5-6 Sept, but Oji Eagles have won the 2008 Anyang Cup with their win over hosts Anyang Halla earlier today.

    Sharks kept things respectable in the 0-3 loss to the Cranes with former Dayton Bomber and Team Japan member Nishiwaki scoring one and assisting on another. Oji cruised their way to their victory over the hosts with a hat trick by Kei Tonosaki.


    19:54(NPC) G24 A11 A7
    24:11(NPC) G11 A24 A17
    30:07(NPC) G47 A16 A14

    HALLA 4 – 7 EAGLES
    06:50(OJI) G5 A9
    10:12(OJI) G16 A6 A7
    17:15(OJI) G82 A12
    19:18(OJI) G82
    24:42(OJI) G9 A12
    26:27(OJI) G34 A7 A3
    27:45(AHL) G36 A1 A25
    32:54(OJI) G82
    48:51(AHL) G1 A25 A36
    53:04(AHL) G25
    58:52(AHL) G36 A79

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    Nikko IceBucks 2008-09 Changes

    Posted by japanstats on 2008 September 7日 Sunday

    The Nikko IceBucks have welcomed 4 new members to the team for the 2008-09 season. 2 have passed open tryouts and they are defenceman Hiroki Iwasaki (Komadai-Tomakomai – Harrington College, Jr.A) and forward Shoichi Nakanishi (Nikko HS – Waseda Univ). And it’s good news that the team has the financial resources for 2 imports this season, and they are Eric Lafreniere (FRA-1) and his Middlebury (NCAA Div III) teammate for 3 seasons Mickey Gilchrist (AIHL Newcastle North Stars) who absolutely destroyed Aussie competition over the summer by scoring about 4 points a game to win the AIHL scoring title in only 15 games. Lafreniere and Gilchrist are both small but capable forwards and should be well suited for the less physical AL game. The Bucks have a bare minimum roster of 12 forwards, 8 defencemen, and 3 goalies, so player conditioning will be most important as any injury will be devastating to the squad.

    Pictures are small but the Nikko IceBucks have announced their new jerseys for this season

    Also, the Bucks are collaborating with Tobu railways (which connects Tokyo to Nikko), and will wear special Tobu railway uniforms against Seibu (which is sponsored by the Seibu railways). And special wrap Tobu trains will run between Tobu-dobutsu-koen and Nakameguro, starting in late September.

    Preseason finally got under way for the Bucks (latest out of the 7 AL teams) with a 1-3 loss (final goal an emptynetter) today to Seibu who went on an 11 day 6 game training trip to Bayern in Germany late last month.

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    AL プレシーズン

    Posted by japanstats on 2008 September 7日 Sunday



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