Reno Pond Hockey is getting ready for its fifth season in the Reno Ice Adult League. D-League did not play in the Fall 2022 season but has returned for the Winter 2022/23 season. The schedule is already out. The season starts this week. The Reno Pond Hockey schedule can be seen here. The current roster can be seen here. All of Reno Pond Hockeys roster changes can be seen here.
Expectations are as high for Reno Pond Hockey. Last season they made it to the championship game just to come up short. This season the Slappy Gilmores are no longer in the league. The team that stood in the way of Reno Pond Hockey is no longer here. All eyes in the league are on Reno Pond Hockey. Reno Pond Hockey is now seen as the team to beat going into the season. Reno Pond Hockey are trying to build and improve on what they did last season. It wasn’t an accident that they were in championship. They want to get back to that. They are hungry to prove that they can win a championship. Reno Pond Hockey is setting high expectations for themselves. They are also trying to manage that with a changing and evolving roster. Will Reno Pond Hockey play competitively? Absolutely. Will Reno Pond Hockey make the playoffs? Yes. Every team has a 66% chance of making the playoffs right out of the gate. I’d say Reno Pond hockeys chances are closer to 90%. Will Reno Pond Hockey make the championship game? There is a good chance but we do not want to get ahead of ourselves. The focus right now is winning each game and not looking ahead. There is a lot for our organization and fans to be excited for this season. It is going to be a lot of fun.
Reno Pond Hockeys joined the Reno Ice Adult League as a founding member for the Summer 2021 season. Reno Pond Hockey was one of the original RIAL teams. Reno Pond Hockey played its first three seasons in B-League. In the summer of 2022, the RIAL restructured and Reno Pond Hockey was sent down to D-League. Reno Pond Hockey has made the playoffs twice. Reno Pond Hockey has made the championship game once.
Last season Reno Pond Hockey finished the regular season in second place. They had a record of 6-4-0. They had the third most goals in the league with 38. They had the second least goals allowed with 32. In the playoffs, they made it to the championship game.
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Reno Pond Hockey has an all-time record of 14-30-0. Reno Pond Hockey has scored 127 goals. Reno Pond Hockey has allowed 175 goals. Their all-time record in D-League is 6-4-0 with 38 goals for and 32 allowed. Reno Pond Hockey is 1-2-0 all-time in the playoffs. They have scored 9 playoff goals. They have allowed 11 playoff goals.
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Reno Pond Hockey has made a lot of roster changes between the summer and winter seasons. Twelve players are no longer playing for Reno Pond Hockey. Eight new players have joined the team. Some of the Summer subs have decided to play full-time. Some of the full-time players have decided to be subs. Some of the players have been sent down from C-League. Some of the players have been called up from E-League. Some of the new players are D-League free agents. There was a lot of movement to fill empty roster spots. The biggest roster change is in net. #35 Clint McCoy has decided to move up to B-League. #40 Justin Farmer will be the starting goal tender this season.
Check out the full Reno Pond Hockey RIAL roster here. Check out the full list of roster changes here.
Below is what our schedule looks like. There are six teams again in D-League. The top four will make the playoffs. There will be ten regular season games. Reno Pond Hockey will play every other team twice.
To start the season Reno Pond Hockey will play the Jurassic Pucks. They are a new team this season. They are taking the spot formaly held by the Slappy Gilmores. Reno Pond Hockey will play the Jurassic Pucks on December 14th at 10:45pm and on February 1st at 9:15pm.
All-time record vs Jurassic Pucks:
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The Dough Boys are now the Nevada Police Foundation. Reno Pond Hockey will play the Nevada Police Foundation on Dec. 21st at 9:15pm and on Feb. 11th at 9:00pm. The Nevada Police Foundation came in last place in the RIAL Summer 2022 season.
Reno Pond Hockey’s all-time record against the Nevada Police Foundation (formerly Dough Boys) is 2-1-0. Reno Pond Hockey has scored 12 goals but has allowed 13 goals against the Nevada Police Foundation dating back to the RIAL Summer 2021 season. Last season Reno Pond Hockey had a record of 2-0-0 against the Nevada Police Foundation. Reno Pond Hockey scored 9 goals while allowing 3. They last played on July 20th, 2022 with Reno Pond Hockey taking a 6-1 win.
All-time record vs Nevada Police Foundation:
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Reno Pond Hockey will play The Guardians on Jan. 6th at 9:15pm, and Feb. 13th at 10:15pm. The Guardians finished last season in 4th place securing the last playoff spot.
Reno Pond Hockey’s all-time record against The Guardians is 1-1-0. Reno Pond Hockey has scored 8 goals and allowed 4 goals against The Guardians. Last season Reno Pond Hockey had a record of 1-1-0 against The Guardians. Reno Pond Hockey scored 8 goals and allowed 4. They last played on August 13th, 2022 with The Guardians winning 3-2.
All-time record vs The Guardians:
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Reno Pond Hockey takes on Mid-Ice Crisis on Jan. 11th at 10:45pm and on Mar. 1st at 9:15pm. Mid-Ice Crisis came in 3rd place last season.
The all-time record between Reno Pond Hockey and Mid-Ice Crisis is 2-1-0 dating back to the RIAL Summer 2021 season. Reno Pond Hockey has scored 15 goals against Mid-Ice Crisis. Reno Pond Hockey has allowed 11 goals against Mid-Ice Crisis. During the RIAL Summer 2021 season, The record was 1-1-0. Reno Pond Hockey scored 8 goals and allowed 10. These two teams last played on August 3rd, 2022. Reno Pond Hockey won that game 5-1.
All-time record vs Mid-Ice Crisis:
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Reno Pond Hockey plays the Grrrowlers on Jan. 25th at 9:15pm and on Feb. 6th at 10:15pm. The Grrrowlers came in 5th place last season.
The all-time record between Reno Pond Hockey and the Grrrowlers is 2-0-0. Reno Pond Hockey has scored 12 times on the Grrrowlers. Reno Pond Hockey has allowed the Grrrowlers to score 5 times. Last season the record was 2-0-0 with Reno Pond hockey scoring 12 goals and allowing 5.
All-time record vs Grrrowlers:
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The Reno Ice Adult League Winter 2022/23 Playoffs will start the week of March 6th. The D-League playoffs starts on March 6th.