The Delaware Thunder dropped a pair of hard-fought Federal Prospects Hockey League hockey games this past weekend to Eastern Division leading Danbury at the Danbury (NY) Ice Arena.
Just about every Delaware Thunder fan, teammate and coach figured that when Federal Prospects Hockey League leading goal scorer Ryan Marker packed up his skates and departed the ThunderDome mid-season in Harrin...
For most of Sunday’s three-game series finale with visiting Watertown, the Delaware Thunder controlled the pace and territorial play in front of an enthusiastic near-capacity throng at the ThunderDome in Harrington, Delaware. However, the Wolves struck when the opportunities presented themselves and won going away…
Delaware Thunder goalie Aaron Taylor is accumulating an impressive amount of saves in each game he plays. However, he incurred a Jekyll-Hyde type of weekend Friday night and weekend as his team dropped a pair of Federal Prospects Hockey League games to defending Commissioners Cup champion Carolina at the Winston-Salem Fairground Annex.
Delaware Thunder goalie Aaron Taylor made 60 saves in one hockey game........that is NOT a typo. The native of Gormley, Ontario (suburban Toronto) stopped all 48 shots that he faced in the 2nd and 3rd periods (again, NOT a typo) to give the Thunder an opportunity to win.
To paraphrase the circa 1974 bumper sticker celebrating Philadelphia Flyers goalie Bernie Parent, “only the Lord saved more on Saturday night than Delaware Thunder netminder Aaron Taylor.”
That first taste of success is so reassuring for an emerging first-year team. The thrill of victory, so lacking and absent through nearly one-half of the 2019-20 Federal Prospects Hockey League season, is finally providing the Delaware Thunder's players with the reassurance that they are – at long last – on the right track.
Defenseman Daniel DiCristofaro just knew he had to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat. The Delaware Thunder had already surrendered leads of 2-0 and 3-2 last Friday night against the Danville Dashers, who were threatening to hand them their seventh straight defeat.
Progress can be marked in increments of competitive hockey. That will have to satisfy the Delaware Thunder, whose losing streak reached six straight games last weekend with a pair of hard-fought Federal Prospec...
Forward Ryan Marker continues to set up teammates and light the lamp on a continuous basis. The Delaware Thunder forward from Sewell, New Jersey leads the expansion squad with 13 goals that have him tied for 3rd place in the Federal Prospects Hockey League. In addition, his 24 points are tied for 4th and his 11 assists rank him among the top five in the circuit.