Hockey: Blues pot 13 to trounce Metulla

Blues forward Josh Greenberg was all over the ice, racking up a season-high seven goals.

January 25, 2011 07:42
1 minute read.
IRHA Hanukka hockey camp

hockey 58. (photo credit: Nimrod Gluckman)


Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

In local action from the pond, the Central Blues blasted their way to a 13- 7 victory over hometown Metulla in the Israel Recreational Hockey League.

Blues forward Josh Greenberg was all over the ice, racking up a season-high seven goals and getting defensive help from Mike Green and Shelly Kesten.

Be the first to know - Join our Facebook page.

Rookie teen goalie Yoav Regev recorded his first win and was steady throughout the 60 minutes despite Metulla getting over 40 shots on net including hitting the post four times.

Metulla defenseman Levav Weinberg was forced to suit up half-way through the first period after Metulla’s starting goalie pulled a leg muscle.

Weinberg allowed three soft goals before veteran Joe Bazes helped settle him down, making some key clearing plays with partner Lawrence Sternthal.

Veteran winger Yaakov Frohlich, a member of the original Jerusalem Capitals team from the early 1990s, teamed with Greenberg and had a hat-trick and five assists. The duo had a second period two-on-one on Metulla where Greenberg faked out the lone Metulla defenseman with a spin-o-rama move, passing to the trailing Frohlich who waltzed in on a breakaway for an easy top-corner goal over Weinberg’s blocker.

League president Danny Spodek reports that there are still three spots open for individual players at next month’s fifth annual international tournament, with teams expected from the USA, Canada and Europe.

For more info on the league or tournament, please e-mail israel–

Related Content

Sarah Silverman
August 26, 2014
Jewish women take home gold at 2014 Emmys