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Week 1 Recap

By JC Hockey, 10/06/17, 4:45PM CDT



Hillmen Open Season with Win Over Oswego

Joliet Catholic jumped out to an early lead against Oswego, wins 5-3

Joliet, III. – The Joliet Catholic Hockey Team opened their 2017-2018 regular season with an impressive 5-3 win over Oswego, their first IHSHL league contest.

Leading the Hillmen over Oswego was Sophomore Forward Jayden Tkaczuk, amassing four goals and one assist in the contest.

Joliet Catholic Varsity (1-0-0-0) will look to stay unbeaten as they head into action this Sunday vs. the Kankakee Irish (0-0-0-0), puck drops starts at 7:30 p.m. at Canlan.

Hillmen Notes:

-Six different Hillmen factored in with points vs. Oswego (Conrad, Krawczyk, Megazzini, Smith, Staudacher and Tkaczuk)

Looking Ahead:

-The Hillmen went just 1-2-0-0 vs. the Irish last season

-The Irish have five returning players that recorded double digital points in the 2016-2017 season

Upcoming Schedule:

JV: Saturday, Oct. 7 vs. Marist, 8:15 p.m. CT (Morgan Park Sports Center)

Varsity: Sunday, Oct. 8 vs. Kankakee, 7:30 p.m. CT (Canlan)