The new season of Johnnys Red Liners did introduce several new players traded during the offseason by upper management. Both offense and defense were shored up. These Hyanny Presidents last saw success in 1977 but admirably have kept their team together. At there last meetup, the Liners beat the Presidents 7-5. This matchup would be another close affair. The first period had several new skaters getting acclimated to the new team and...Read More
Heartland Red Liners Stumbles From Starting Gate in new Winter 2015 Season with Back-to-Back Losses.
After winning the championship in the 2015 Heartland Novice Hockey League summer season, the Heartland Red Liners returned with essentially their team intact. But the other seven teams remained busy in the office season wheeling and dealing various players and recruiting other skaters to bolster their rosters. These Red Liners faced off with an old foe, Jokerit, who were the leagues best regular season team by far. The Liners’ goalie,...Read More
Summer 2015 Season Finale: McFet Red Liners Improves Regular Season Standings but Bounced Out Playoffs in Tough Game Against Boozers.
After consolidating the two McFetridge teams into a single team, the Red Liners closed out the Summer 2015 season in third place after clinching back-to-back 5-4 wings, the last ending in a prolonged 8 player shoot out. Goalie Dr. Funk had stopped all 8 of those shots. The Liners faced off with the Chi-Town Boozers, an old foe, for their first playoff game. The teams would go back-and-forth trying to game dominance. In the end, some lucky...Read More
“Heartland Red Liners Ice Championship By Harpooning the Whalers, 5-1, In Full Team Effort. Bleech Nails Hattrick.
The Heartland Red Liners came into this championship game as the underdog as did their opponents, the Whalers. Both teams defeated their higher rank opponents in the semi-finals to move onto this game. Both teams had proven themselves and not faced off in an epic rematch. But in would be the Red Liners would forge a new strategy of controlling the neutral zone and taking advantage of breakaways and rack up a 4 goal lead that would prove to...Read More
Heartland Red Liners Pull Joke on Top Seeded Jokerit in Thrilling 1-0 Victory. Move to Championship Against Whalers.
In their most complete game yet, the Heartland Red Liners stood their ground and grinded out a 1-0 victory against the always tough Jokerit. Coming into this game, the Liners decisively beat the Polar Vortex in their first playoff game. Jokerit had a bye because of their 13-3-1 record. They also had a 46 goal scoring differential.The Liners’ only real previous matchup against Jokerit was a 4-0 loss. But Captain Seck used an aggressive...Read More