The Peterborough Petes survived a scare against the Owen Sound Attack, eventually taking a 4 – 3 win in overtime with a little help from Liam Kirk who assisted on the game winner.
Kirk was impressive throughout the game, and was unlucky not to see his name on the scoresheet in regulation.
Coming into the game, Kirk was placed on the teams second line alongside winger Cameron Butler, and centreman Erik Čermák, who was the Petes other Import Draft selection this year.
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Peterborough Petes forward Liam Kirk has been named by Slava Koulikov ahead of their World Junior Championship tournament in Estonia.
Great Britain will take on the hosts Estonia as well as South Korea, Lithuania, Romania and Spain at the week long tournament in Tallinn that starts on January 13th.
Koulikov spoke about his selections by saying “I think we have a very strong squad and we have strength all across the ice.
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Liam Kirk will be looking to snap a streak of 11 games without a point as the Peterborough Petes take on the Sudbury Wolves tonight in a home clash, just 24 hours after a 3 – 0 loss over the Niagara Ice Dogs at the Meridian Centre.
Kirk had a bright start to his time in the Ontario Hockey League, registering his first point in his first game with an assist, and scoring his first goal in his second game.
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It’s nearly a month since the 2018/19 season began and the Peterborough Petes of the Ontario Hockey League currently sit top of the East Division with a 5-2-0 record, with the team gearing up for a meeting with the Erie Otters early Friday morning for us here in the UK.
For one Brit the game will be on at a normal time as Liam Kirk continues his impressive start to his OHL career ahead of the 7pm ET face off on Thursday night.
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It’s been a dream start for Arizona Coyotes prospect Liam Kirk in the early part of his OHL career, helping the Peterborough Petes to a perfect 3 – 0 record.
Last night against the Niagara Ice Dogs in the first of a three game home stand was the best game of his short career in North America.
After starting the first two games on either the second or third line, Kirk was promoted to the first line, playing alongside team captain Zach Gallant and fifth year player Adam Timleck.
Continue reading Liam Kirk promoted to the first line and earns first star honours in another win for the Petes
In just his second game of his young Ontario Hockey League career, Liam Kirk registered his first goal in a big win for the Peterborough Petes, making it two points in two games for the former Sheffield Steelers forward.
After starting the game on the Petes second line in their 4 – 0 win over the Kingston Frontenacs, where Kirk made his OHL debut and capped it off with an assist, Kirk was on the teams third line alongside Cameron Butler and Brady Hinz to start Sunday’s game.
Kirk clearly was growing in confidence as the game went on, after starting a bit more defensively in the opening frame, he wasn’t shy to skate through centre ice and mix it up on offense, grabbing his first goal of his OHL career in the second period, and almost adding another in the same period only to see his effort sail just wide of the net, with the young Brit impressing early on in his career with the Peterborough Petes.
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Liam Kirk made his Ontario Hockey League debut last night for the Peterborough Petes, shortly after he was released from the NHLs Arizona Coyotes training camp.
The Petes selected Kirk with their first of two picks in the 2018 CHL Import Draft, after the Arizona Coyotes selected the young British forward in the seventh round of the 2018 NHL Entry Draft.
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