In a fast-paced, hard-fought game, Jerusalem edged the Northern Whites 6-5 in the
Israel Recreational Hockey League at Metulla’s Canada Centre.
goalie Chaim Goldzweig turned away 25 shots while center Yoav Marer scored
twice, and left winger Avi Deitcher notched a single in the third period to earn
the victory. Leonid Sandler rounded out the scoring for the
Rookie IRHA player Tuvia Aronson scored two goals in his debut
for the Whites, and Benjy Hirsch worked his way up to the second line by some
solid two way play. The Whites also had goals from Shahar Dahan and Nimrod
Gluckman, both of whom started their hockey careers at Israel’s first rink in
Kiryat Motzkin 23 years ago.
Registration remains open for new players
wanting to join the five-team league, which will host its fifth annual
international tournament in February with teams from the USA, Canada and Europe
expected to join. For more info on the league or tournament, write to