The Central Illinois Flying Aces' 2018 Main Camp is part of the process of setting the roster for the 2018-19 season, which will be the organization's fifth as a member of the USHL. More than 150 players will participate at the camp, including returning players, affiliate list players, the Flying Aces' draft picks and free agents.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – Following goaltender sessions on Wednesday evening, the Flying Aces' 2018 Main Camp gets underway in earnest on Thursday afternoon as more than 150 players will compete in games starting at 3 p.m.
Registration will take place from 11-1 p.m. before a player orientation session at 1:15 p.m. The puck drops on the first game of the 2018 Main Camp at 3:00 p.m. at Grossinger Motors Arena in downtown Bloomington. Each of the eight teams will play one game on Thursday.
Note: Each game consists of two, 33-minute periods with a running clock. The clock will stop in the last minute of a game.
Game 1: Black 3, White 2
Scoring: BLACK (1st/23:35) - Janicke (Kiefiuk); WHI (1st/19:00) - Rowan (Holland); BLACK (1st/5:35) - Heaslip (Kiefiuk); WHI (1st/2:45) - McCormack (unassisted); BLACK (1st/29:20) - Blackowiak (Datema, Natyshak)
Scoring leaders: BLACK - Kiefiuk (2A); WHI - 6 tied at 1
Game 2: Gold 6, Orange 0
Scoring: GOLD (1st/19:17) - Capone (Smith); GOLD (1st/18:25) - Capone (Smith); GOLD (1st/16:25) - Meyer (Yasinsky, Kwapick); GOLD (2nd/21:13) - Fogelgren (unassisted); GOLD (2nd/8:22) - Janda (Robitaille); GOLD (2nd/3:04) - Fogelgren (Robitaille, Daskas)
Scoring leaders: GOLD - Capone (2G), Fogelgren (2G), Smith (2A), Robitaille (2A); ORA - none
Game 3: Purple 4, Grey 2
Scoring: PUR (1st/12:19) - Leyer (Couto, Marino); PUR (2nd/17:18) - Bottrill (Mussio); GREY (2nd/14:25) - Elgestal (Albers); GREY (2nd/8:24) - Albers (unassisted); PUR (2nd/6:54) - Halliday (McCollum); PUR (2nd/1:30) - Johnson (EN) (Bottrill)
Scoring leaders: PUR - Bottrill (1G, 1A); GREY - Albers (1G, 1A)
Game 4: Green 5, Light Blue 3
Scoring: LB (1st/31:22) - Matsui (Jo. Collins); GRE (1st/20:35) - Kerchoff (Campbell); LB (1st/16:45) - Leishman (unassisted); GRE (2nd/32:02) - Carroll (penalty shot); GRE (2nd/31:22) - Puikkonen (unassisted); GRE (2nd/13:33) - Metz (unassisted); LB (2nd/10:18) - Travella (Engum, Crandall); GRE (2nd/0:48) - MacNab (Misiuk)
Scoring leaders: GRE - 7 tied at 1; LB - 6 tied at 1