TC Cars Solihull Barons – Haringey Huskies



TC Cars Solihull Barons : 8
Haringey Huskies : 1

The TC Cars Solihull Barons continued a positive pre-season with a convincing win over Southern side the Haringey Huskies on Sunday evening.

Ruskin Hughes (S Crampton)

While the Barons held the bulk of the play in the first ten minutes of the tie the Huskies gave a good account of themselves. Solihull’s own lack of crispness in front of net saw passes sometimes seeing the puck go to skates rather than sticks in the crucial few yards in front of goal. It would take a powerplay for the scoring deadlock to be broken but with the advantage going the way of the penalty killing Barons. On twelve minutes, Josh Bruce would turn over the puck in the neutral zone before passing to Adie Brittle for the conversion. The Barons would double their advantage by the end of the first twenty, again short handed, as debutant Ruskin Hughes raced up the ice splitting the Huskies defence before firing a blast of a shot home from the Haringey blue line.

Paul Stanley waits to time his poke (S Crampton)

The second period saw the Barons extended their lead further via a 24th minute when a Callum Bowley shot was only partially caught by Daniel Lane, the puck bouncing over his mit and into the Haringey net. An apparent fourth Barons goal was washed out after half an hour before Sam Park got the visitors only goal of the night, a short range effort through traffic to see the sides still within contact going into the final period.

Perrin clears the puck from advancing Huskies (S Crampton)

The third period would however see the Barons ease out the lead and start to show their quality. Matt Maurice tapped in number four from two feet out in the 41st minute and this was quickly followed by a targeted Josh Bruce effort off an offensive zone face-off. By period end Solihull had raised their tally to 8 – Dave Rogers with a shot from the blue line, followed by a Paul Stanley tap in and rounded off by a muscular effort from Ruskin Hughes, the newcomer holding off attentions from the Huskies D before slotting home.

Adie Brittle looks to his options (S Crampton)

The Barons head down to London for the return fixture at the Huskies’ historic Alexandra Palace venue this weekend. This will wrap up the Solihull pre-season with their first league tie being the following Sunday, the 15th at home against the Billingham Stars. Face-off 5:30pm.

Barons Man of the Match, Dave Rogers (S Crampton)
Barons Man of the Match, Dave Rogers
Huskies Man of the Match, Stuart Appleby (S Crampton)
Huskies Man of the Match, Stuart Appleby



Date Time League Season
September 1, 2019 5:30 pm Friendlies & Challenges 2019/20


Solihull Barons2158
Haringey Huskies0101

Solihull Barons

# Player Position G A PIM SA GA SV
4Dave RogersDefence120000
6Richard CroweDefence000000
8Paul StanleyOffence102000
14Elliot PerrinDefence002000
15Matt MauriceOffence100000
16Andy WhitehouseOffence010000
23Daniel MulcahyOffence010000
24Philip MulcahyOffence000000
25Daniel BrittleGoalie01015015
26Adam BrittleOffence120000
31Sam HewittGoalie000615
40Josh BruceOffence110000
72Callum BowleyOffence102000
77Andrew HaywardDefence000000
81James MoellerDefence000000
97Ruskin HughesOffence220000
 Total 810621120

Haringey Huskies

Position G A PIM SA GA SV


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