2006–07 Season Recap

In its second full season in the AHA for the Spiders, the Spiders finished the season at 12–7–1–0, in 5th place (out of 12) in level D2 East, compared to the 2005–06 season: 2–17–0–1 and in 9th place (out of 10) in the level D2 West. As with last year’s season recap, here are season notes and statistics:

Team stat highlights

Goal stats

Most goals:
12, vs. Knights (1/10/07)
Fewest goals:
1, vs. Sled Dogs (1/7/07)
Most goals in loss:
3, vs. Ak Bars (10/29/06)
Fewest goals in win:
3, vs. Jets (2/25/07)
Most goals against:
8 (tied), vs. Buccaneers (12/10/06) and vs. Thunder Chickens (12/14/06)
Fewest goals against:
0 (tied), vs. Moose (11/14/06) and vs. Fighting Saints (1/14/07)
Most goals for in a period:
5 (tied), vs. Knights (1/10/07; first and third periods)
Most goals against in a period:
4 (tied), vs. Buccaneers (third period; 12/10/06), vs. Thunder Chickens (first period, 12/14/06), vs. Thunder Chickens (first period, 3/14/07), vs. Sled Dogs (first period, 3/18/07)
Most Power-Play goals:
2, vs. Sled Dogs (3/18/07)
Most Power-Play goals allowed:
2 (tied), vs. Yellow Jackets (2/11/07) and vs. Sled Dogs (3/18/07)
Number of games where opponent scored first:
13
Number of games where opponent scored first and Spiders won game:
6
Average number of goals allowed before Spiders’ goal in games where opponent scored first:
2.3
Quickest first Spiders’ goal:
18 seconds into first period, vs. Knights (1/10/07)
Latest first Spiders’ goal:
10:33 into third period, vs. Sled Dogs (1/7/07)
Quickest first opponent goal:
52 seconds into first period, vs. Sled Dogs (1/7/07)
Latest first opponent goal (not including shutouts):
4:20 into second period, vs. Yellow Jackets (2/11/07)
Highest number of goals allowed before Spiders scored:
6, vs. Thunder Chickens (12/14/06; final: 8–5)
Wins with one-goal margin:
3
Wins with two-goal margin:
2
Losses with one-goal margin:
2
Losses with two-goal margin:
2

Shots stats

Most shots:
43, vs. Moose (2/17/07)
Fewest shots:
17, vs. Buzz (1/25/07)
Most shots for in loss:
41, vs. Sled Dogs (3/18/07)
Fewest shots for in win:
21, vs. Ak Bars (2/4/07)
Most shots against:
43, vs. Sled Dogs (1/7/07)
Fewest shots against:
12, vs. Jets (2/25/07)
Most shots against in win:
42, vs. Fighting Piranhas (12/2/06)
Fewest shots against in loss:
27, vs. Fighting Piranhas (3/3/07)
Most shots for in a period:
18 (first period), vs. Sled Dogs (3/18/07)
Fewest shots for in a period:
3 (second period), vs. Buzz (1/25/07)
Most shots against in a period:
16 (third period), vs. Sled Dogs (1/7/07)
Fewest shots against in a period:
2 (tied; both second period), vs. Yellow Jackets (11/11/06) and vs. Jets (2/25/07)
Hightest shots-to-goals percentage:
37.04% (10 goals on 27 shots), vs. Moose (11/14/06)
Lowest shots-to-goals percentage:
3.13% (1 goal on 32 shots), vs. Sled Dogs (1/7/07)

Penalties stats

Most penalties by Spiders:
10 (20 PIM), vs. Sled Dogs (1/7/07)
Most penalties by opponent:
6 (12 PIM), vs. Sled Dogs (3/18/07)
Most penalties in game (both teams combined):
26, vs. Sled Dogs (1/7/07)
Most offsetting penalties in a game:
2 (tied), vs. Yellow Jackets (11/11/06) and (11/26/06)
Number of games where Spiders had no penalties:
0
Number of games where opponent had no penalties:
2
Number of games where Spiders had more penalties than opponent:
12
Number of games where Spiders had fewer penalties than opponent:
2
Number of games where Spiders and opponent had equal penalties:
4
Most frequently called penalty (including opponent penalties):
Tripping (called 26 times)
Most frequently called penalty (on Spiders):
17 times, for tripping (interference – 16; roughing – 12; hooking – 12; cross-checking – 5; slashing – 4; unsportsmanlike conduct – 3; high-sticking – 3; checking – 3; too many men – 2; holding – 1; boarding –1; head contact – 1)

Roster stats

Largest roster:
18 skaters (4 times); vs. Ak Bars (10/29/06); vs. Thunder Chickens (12/14/06); vs. Buccaneers (3/10/07); vs. Sled Dogs (3/18/07)
Shortest roster:
13 skaters (tied), vs. Fighting Piranhas (12/2/06) and vs. Moose (2/17/07)
Largest opponent roster:
18, vs. Ak Bars (10/29/06)
Shortest opponent roster:
10, vs. Ak Bars (2/4/07)
Average roster:
16.6 skaters
Average opponent roster:
14.5 skaters
Largest dressing rooom:
Coliseum
Coziest dressing room:
St. Paul Academy

Player stat highlights:

Scoring

Most goals:
22, Jim Maietta
Most assists:
18, Dave Schliesman
Most second assists:
6, Bob Jensen
Most honorary assists:
1, Marc Berris
Most points:
39, Dave Schliesman
Most goals per game:
4, Jim Maietta (3/22/07 vs. Knights)
Hat Tricks:
Bruce Gustafson (11/14/06 vs. Fighting Saints); Brian Armagost (12/2/06 vs. Fighting Piranhas); Dave Schliesman (1/10/07 vs. Knights) and Brian Armagost (1/10/07 vs. Knights); Jim Maietta (3/22/07 vs. Knights; Hat Trick plus one)
Most Hat Tricks:
2, Brian Armagost (12/2/06 and 1/10/07)
Highest average goals per game played:
1.294, Jim Maietta (22 goals in 17 games)
Most assists per game:
4 (tied), Doug Thorson, vs. Fighting Saints (11/14/06), and Dave Schliesman (3/22/07 vs. Knights)
Highest average assists per game played:
.789, Doug Thorson (15 assists in 19 games)
Most points per game:
5 (tied), Doug Thorson, vs. Fighting Saints (11/14/06), and Dave Schliesman (3/22/07 vs. Knights)
Highest average points per game played:
2.17, Dave Schliesman (39 points in 18 games)
Most power-play goals (season):
1 (tied), Bruce Gustafson, Ryan Herman, Jeremy Litton, Jim Maietta, Dave Schliesman, Ben Tesch
Most short-handed goals (season):
0
Most game-winning goals:
2 (tied), Dave Schliesman, Jim Maietta and Lee Martini
Most assisted goals:
13 (tied), Dave Schliesman and Jim Maietta
Most unassisted goals:
9, Jim Maietta
Most frequent scoring combo:
6 (tied) Lee Martini, from Dave Schliesman; and Dave Schliesman, from Lee Martini
Most frequent two-assist scoring line:
3, Bob Jensen, Bruce Gustafson and Doug Thorson
Most penalty shots for goal:
1, Ryan Herman (3/10/07)

Penalties

Most penalty minutes:
28, Michael Armel
Most PIM per game:
4 (tied), (too many to list)
Highest average PIM per game played:
1.87 per game, Michael Armel
Most penalties leading to opponent goals (season):
2 (tied), Michael Armel, Brad Caron, Jim Maietta
Most honorary game misconducts:
1, Mark Franklin
Fewest penalties:
0 (tied), Marc Berris, Carlos Eberhardt, Bob Jensen, Jeff Keacher, Ben Tesch

Goaltending

Most saves per game:
38, Jeff Keacher (1/7/07, vs. Sled Dogs)
Fewest saves per game:
11, Jeff Keacher (2/25/07, vs. Jets)
Most saves per game in loss:
38, Jeff Keacher (1/7/07, vs. Sled Dogs)
Fewest saves per game in win:
11, Jeff Keacher (2/25/07, vs. Jets)
Most saves per game in win:
36, Jeff Keacher (12/2/06, vs. Fighting Piranhas)
Fewest saves per game in loss:
20, Jeff Keacher (12/14/06, vs. Thunder Chickens)

Attendance

Most games played:
20 (tied), Brian Armagost and Mike Montgomery
Fewest games played:
13, (tied) Carlos Eberhardt, Ted Samsel and Marc Berris

Etc.

Best-looking injury:
Mike Montgomery, puck off thigh
First out dressing room after game:
8.5 (undisputed rulings), Lee Martini (second place: 4.5, Dave Schliesman; third place: 4, Ted Samsel)
Schliesman’s glove, Martini’s elbow pad, Keacher’s catcher, Tesch’s water bottle, Franklin’s water bottle, Herman’s sweater, Schaefer’s sock, Litton’s helmet:
Edison

D2 East leader board (Spiders)

Point leaders

Dave Schliesman:
#4, 38 points
Jim Maietta:
#8, 30 points

Goal-scoring leaders

Jim Maietta:
#4, 22 goals
Dave Schliesman:
#5 (tied), 20 goals

Assist leaders

Dave Schliesman:
#3, 18 assists
Doug Thorson:
#5 (tied), 15 assists

Penalty minute leaders

Mike Armel:
#5, 28 PIM
Paul LaCosse:
#7 (tied), 26 PIM

Game-by-game stats

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