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The Robins hosted the South Suburban Flyers in a non-conference game this afternoon, played very well, and came away with a 17-1 victory. In a complete team effort, 8 different Robins scored goals and recorded at least 1 point each. While they were led by Jose Leon Estrada’s 4 goals and 2 assists, the story of the game was the tremendous efforts put forth by Jayda Johnson and Abbi Lashuay who both finished the game with 3 goals and 2 assists. Not far behind was Nick Johnson who recorded a hat-trick of his own with 3 goals and 1 assist. Junior Dockter scored his first floor hockey goal as a member of the Robins and added an assist, while Sean Majeski was the winning goalkeeper, but also played offense in the third period and scored his first career goal as well. Calvin Bauman and Micah Bomgardner also recorded 1 goal each. Darius Larson played defense for most of the game, making 4 blocks, but also logged some time in the net, making 2 saves before eventually finishing the game on offense as a forward. The Robins are off until Monday, February 6 when they host Minneapolis at Armstronh High School.
The Robins were on the road today to face the Maple Grove Grimson and picked up a nice 10-4 victory. Abbi Lashuay scored her first career goal and added an assist. Micah Bomgardner had 2 goals, Nick Johnson had 2 goals and 1 assist, Jose Leon Estrada had 5 goals and 1 assist and Calvin Bauman added 1 assist. Sean Majeski played goalkeeper for the Robins and made 7 saves. The Robins’ next game is at home game against South Suburban on January 30, at 4:30 pm.
The Robins were on the road today to face Anoka-Hennepin, and were defeated 13-9. Micah Bomgarder had 2 goals 1 assist, Nick Johnson with 1 goal and 3 assists, Calvin Bauman 2 goals 1 asist, and Jose Leon Estrada led the team with 3 goals and 1 assist. The Robbins’ next game is January 23, 2023, against Maple Grove at Maple Grove Middle School.
The Robins kicked off the floor hockey regular season this afternoon with a home game against the Brainerd Warriors. This game was very tight through one period, with Brainerd leading just 3-0 at the first break. The Robins got on the board halfway through the second period on a goal by Jose Leon Estrada to make it 4-1, but then Brainerd capitalized on several defensive mistakes by the Robins late in the period and scored three times in the final 1:34 to take a 7-1 lead into the third period. Estrada found the net again for the Robins in the third period, and while their offensive and defensive intensity was much better than in the first two periods, it just wasn’t enough to overcome the large defecit, and the Warriors left town with a 9-2 victory. The Robins are back in action next Wednesday, January 18, with a game at the Andover YMCA vs. Anoka-Hennepin.
On January 6 & 7, the Robins were in Rochester, MN for the Rochester Invitational Floor Hockey Tournament. This has been a regular part of the Robins’ preparations for the regular season for roughly 20 years, and they were excited to be playing in this event after the previous two events were canceled due to COVID. On Friday evening, the Robins kicked things off with an exciting game against the Rochester Raiders. The Robins made a strong showing in this back and forth affair before eventually losing in overtime, 8-7. Micah Bomgardner scored the first goal of the season for the Robins, with Nick Johnson tallying 2 goals and 1 assist, Calvin Bauman with 2 goals and Jose Leon Estrada with 2 goals and 3 assists.
In Saturday’s first game, the Robins bounced back with a very nice 11-6 win over the Maple Grove Crimson. Nick Johnson and Jose Leon Estrada each scored 4 goals, with Calvin Bauman netting 2 and Jayda Johnson adding 1. In the second game, the Robins faced eventual tournament champion, Dakota United and wrapped up their weekend with a 9-1 loss. Jose Leon Estrada scored the Robins’ only goal.
The Robins get the regular season going on Wednesday, January 11 when the host the Brainerd Warriors at Armstrong High School at 4:30 PM.