Brandon Halverson was the only prospect in action last night, as Ryan Mantha was scratched for Niagra. Halverson and the 7-0-0 Soo Greyhounds made it 8-0-0 as they squeaked by North Bay by a score of 5-4. Halverson stopped 29 of 33 shots.
- Brandon Halverson (Soo Greyhounds, W 5-4): 33 shots, 29 saves
Pavel Buchnevich was the only prospect in action tonight, as Severstal lost 5-3 to Lokomotiv. Buchnevich was held off the score sheet in the contest.
- Pavel Buchnevich (Severstal, L 5-3): 0 G, 0 A, 0 PIM, -1
The Hartford Wolf Pack won their opener tonight, winning in overtime to beat Syracuse 4-3. Oscar Lindberg had a pair of goals, including the OT winner, and Mat Bodie had two assists in the victory. Chris Mueller had a goal and an assist and Marek Hrivik added another goal. Lots of prospects were in action tonight too.
- Wolf Pack (OTW 4-3):
- Mat Bodie: 0 G, 2 A, 0 PIM, Even
- Conor Allen: 0 G, 1 A, 0 PIM, Even
- Sam Noreau: 0 G, 0 A, 6 PIM, -1
- Dylan McIlrath: 0 G, 0 A, 0 PIM, Even
- Ryan Bourque: 0 G, 1 A, 0 PIM, +1
- Marek Hrivik: 1 G, 0 A, 0 PIM, Even
- Oscar Lindberg: 2 G, 0 A, 0 PIM, -1
- Danny Kristo: 0 G, 1 A, 0 PIM, +1
- Ryan Haggerty: 0 G, 0 A, 0 PIM, -2
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Brandon Halverson remains perfect this season at 6-0-0, stopping 34 of 38 shots en route to a 7-4 victory for the Soo Greyhounds. The Greyhounds and the Erie Otters (Troy Donnay’s team) are the only two teams with undefeated records in the OHL through six games.
At the time this posted, the Portland Winterhawks game did not finish.
- Troy Donnay (Erie Otters, SOW 5-4): 0 G, 1 A, 5 PIM, +2
- Ryan Mantha (Niagra Ice Dogs): 0 G, 0 A, 0 PIM, -1
- Brandon Halverson (Soo Greyounds, W 7-4): 38 shots, 34 saves
- Daniel Walcott (Blainsville-Boisbriand Armada, W 4-1): 0 G, 1 A, 0 PIM, +2
- Keegan Iverson (Portland Winterhawks, trailing 2-1 in 2nd): 0 G, 0 A, 0 PIM -1
- Tyler Nanne (Sioux Falls Stampede, L 6-4): 1 G, 1 A, 0 PIM, -2
Troy Donnay, recently re-assigned by the Hartford Wolf Pack to the Erie Otters of the OHL for his over-age season, notched a goal and an assist while serving as alternate captain in an 8-3 win over the Kitchener Rangers last night. A lot of prospects were in action last night as well.
- Troy Donnay (Erie Otters, W 8-3): 1 G, 1 A, 2 PIM, +4
- Ryan Mantha (Niagra Icedogs, L 4-3): 0 G, 0 A, 0 PIM, -1
- Daniel Walcott (Blainsville-Boisbriand Armada, SOL 6-5): 1 G, 0 A, 0 PIM, -1
- Tyler Nanne (Sioux Falls Stampede, L 4-1): 0 G, 0 A, 0 PIM, -1
- Brady Skjei (Minnesota Golden Gophers, W 4-3): 0 G, 0 A, 0 PIM, Even
- Steven Fogarty (Notre Dame Fighting Irish, L 3-2): Game stats unavailable
Pavel Buchnevich notched an assist in yesterday’s 4-3 loss to Vityaz. Buchnevich had the primary assist on Severstal’s first goal, but Severstal couldn’t hold their 3-0 lead, giving up four straight to Vityaz. Here’s the stat line for prospects in action yesterday’s action, sorry for the delay.
- Pavel Buchnevick (Severstal, L 4-3): 0 G, 1 A, 0 PIM, Even
- Champions League Hockey
- CalleAndersson (EV Zug, OTL 3-2): 0 G, 0 A, 0 PIM, Even
- Eliminated from Champions League play
Brandon Halverson improved to 5-0-0 tonight, as the Soo Greyounds pounced on the Sudbury Wolves by a score of 6-1. The Greyhounds limited the Wolves to just 16 shots on goal, in which Halverson stopped 15 of them. Halverson was the only prospect in action today.
- Brandon Halverson (Soo Greyhounds): 16 shots, 15 saves
It’s a little slow today, so I figured I’d share this video of Rangers prospect Pavel Buchnevich schooling the competition for a goal. This is obscene, holy danglefest. He should be coming over to the US next year when his KHL contract is up.
The Hartford Wolf Pack made a flurry of moves yesterday after the Rangers announced their final cuts. The Pack made 12 roster cuts, reassigning guys to the ECHL, releasing guys from tryouts, and sending guys to the OHL.
Reassigned by the New York Rangers from the Wolf Pack to Greenville (ECHL):
Forwards (1): Michael St. Croix
Loaned by the Wolf Pack to Greenville (ECHL):
Forwards (1): Vinny Saponari
Goaltenders (1): Jeff Malcolm
Released from training camp tryouts and joining Greenville (ECHL):
Forwards (3): Tyler Brown, Kyle Jean, Pat Mullane
Defensemen (3): Sean Escobedo, Andrew Himelson, Dallas Jackson
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This was an insanely busy weekend with holidays and weddings and other stuff. Sorry I didn’t get a chance to post the ATF over the weekend, but here’s the round up from this weekend and tonight. The NCAA season is in full swing, meaning it’s just the AHL and ECHL seasons that need to get going. It’s officially hockey season across the continent.
- Keegan Iverson (Portland Winterhawks, SOL 4-3, W 3-2): 0 G, 1 A, 0 PIM, +1
- Adam Tambellini (Calgary Hitmen, W 2-1, W 6-4): 1 G, 1 A, 0 PIM, +2
- Tyler Nanne (Sioux Falls Stampede, W 5-3, L 2-0): 0 G, 0 A, 2 PIM, -1
- Brady Skjei (Minnesota, W 5-0): 0 G, 0 A, 0 PIM, +1
- Steven Fogarty (Notre Dame, L 5-4): 0 G, 0 A, 2 PIM, -2
- Cristoval Nieves (Michigan, L 4-3): 1 GP, 0 G, 1 A, 2 PIM, Even