The Philadelphia Revolution EHL team faced off a familiar and tough opponent in the Philadelphia Jr. Flyers. The two teams have gotten to know each other very well this season as they not only share the same home city but they are also conference rivals. The Revolution got the better of the Jr. Flyers as they won both meetings by scores of 6-1 and 3-1 respectively.
The Revolution were the visiting team at Ice Line Quad Rinks for the first game of the weekend. Games against the Jr. Flyers have always been tough battles for the road team and they always seemed to play better at home. However, the Revolution man-handled the home team and won 6-1. Chayse Primeau was the catalyst for the offense as he contributed with 5 assists. Richie McCartney also had 2 goals, while Nick Keck, Dave Melaragni, Aaron Maguyon, and Ryan Rowland also scored. Goaltender Cayden Primeau made 40 saves on 41 shots.
The next day, the Revolution were back in familiar territory at the Revolution Ice Gardens. The visiting Jr. Flyers put up a better effort in the two team’s second game of the weekend, but the home team was determined to get the sweep. The teams were deadlocked at 0-0 after the first period, but forward Guy Roby scored the game’s first goal with just about two minutes remaining in the second period. Chayse Primeau had his sixth assist on the weekend on Roby’s goal and Ryan Rowland provided the secondary apple. Forward Aaron Maguyon scored the team’s second goal 12:09 into the third period. Rowland notched his second assist of the game on Maguyon’s tally. About four minutes later, the Jr. Flyers finally got on the board, but forward Richie McCartney scored the team’s final goal with 38 seconds remaining in the tilt. Nick Keck and Dave Melaragni provided the assists on the goal. Cayden Primeau back-stopped his team for the third consecutive game by turning aside 31 of 32 shots. All three games have been wins.
For his 6 assist weekend, Chayse Primeau was recognized by the league as one of its weekly stars. Primeau continues to lead the team in points with 18 goals and 24 assists for 42 points in 37 games played.
The Revolution will take the next weekend off and prepare for their final regular season weekend at the Hartford Jr. Wolfpack. They travel to Champions Skating Center for their last two games of the season on February 21 and 22. On Saturday, February 21, the Revolution and Jr. Wolfpack will begin battle at 2:30pm. The two teams’ season finale will be Sunday, February 22 with a puck drop time of 10:30am.