Reigning Representatives, ’25-’26 Pirates, Roll Through to Qualifying Tournament Final

The Pittsburgh Pirates representative from the inaugural Ultimate NHL Playoff is through to the Pirates’ Final Qualifier. The ’25-’26 Pirates made it look easy against the ’26-’27 Pirates. Not only did they light them up offensively, but they completely shut them down. Goaltender Roy Worters allowed just four goals during the five games for the ’25-’26 Pirates. In terms of scoring the ’25-’26 Pirates were led by Hib Milks, Harrold Darragh and defenseman Rodger Smith. Smith registered multiple assists in each game while Milks averaged three points a game.

GAME 1:

1st Period 2nd Period 3rd Period Overtime Total
’26-’27 Pirates 0 0 0 0
’25-’26 Pirates 5 0 1 6

GAME SUMMARY: ’25-’26 PBP – 6   ’26-’27 PBP – 0    (1-0 ’25-’26 PBP)

STARS OF THE GAME:

1st Star: F – Duke McCurry (’25-’26 PBP) – 3 G   0 A   3 P   +4   8 S   2 PIM

2nd Star: D – Rodger Smith (’25-’26 PBP) – 1 G   3 A   4 P   +5   11 S

3rd Star: G – Roy Worters (’25-’26 PBP) – W   0.00 GAA   1.000 SV% (29 SV’s)   SO

GAME 2:

1st Period 2nd Period 3rd Period Overtime Total
’26-’27 Pirates 1 0 0 1
’25-’26 Pirates 1 2 2 5

GAME SUMMARY: ’25-’26 PBP – 5   ’26-’27 PBP – 1    (2-0 ’25-’26 PBP)

STARS OF THE GAME:

1st Star: F – Hib Milks (’25-’26 PBP) – 2 G   2 A   4 P   +4   14 S

2nd Star: F – Harold Darragh (’25-’26 PBP) – 1 G   2 A   3 P   +3   4 S

3rd Star: G – Roy Worters (’25-’26 PBP) – W   1.00 GAA   .967 SV% (29 SV’s)

GAME 3:

1st Period 2nd Period 3rd Period Overtime Total
’25-’26 Pirates 3 1 1 5
’26-’27 Pirates 2 0 0 2

GAME SUMMARY: ’25-’26 PBP – 5   ’26-’27 PBP – 2    (3-0 ’25-’26 PBP)

STARS OF THE GAME:

1st Star: D – Rodger Smith (’25-’26 PBP) – 2 G   1 A   3 P   +2   8 S

2nd Star: F – Hib Milks (’25-’26 PBP) – 1 G   2 A   3 P   +3   19 S

3rd Star: G – Roy Worters (’25-’26 PBP) – W   2.00 GAA   .935 SV% (29 SV’s)

GAME 4:

1st Period 2nd Period 3rd Period Overtime Total
’25-’26 Pirates 2 0 1 3
’26-’27 Pirates 0 1 0 1

GAME SUMMARY: ’25-’26 PBP – 3   ’26-’27 PBP – 1    (4-0 ’25-’26 PBP)

STARS OF THE GAME:

1st Star: F – Hib Milks (’25-’26 PBP) – 1 G   1 A   2 P   +1   12 S

2nd Star: G – Roy Worters (’25-’26 PBP) – W   1.00 GAA   .955 SV% (21 SV’s)

3rd Star: D – Rodger Smith (’25-’26 PBP) – 0 G   2 A   2 P   +1   4 S

So the two spots in the Final for this Qualifying Tournament are sealed. The top two seeds, the ’27-’28 Pirates and the ’25-’26 Pirates, will face off with a chance to qualify for the 2015 Ultimate NHL Playoff.

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Qualifying Tournament, Ultimate NHL Playoff and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s