North American Juniors

CHL Game Night: 10-21-16

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Val-d’Or Foreurs 1 @ Saint John Sea Dogs 4

W Bokondji Imama, SJ: 0-1-1, E, 2 PIM, 3 SOG, 0 Hits
Season Totals: 10 GP, 1-2-3, -1, 6 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 48 GP, 7-12-19, -5, 86 PIM

W Mathieu Joseph, SJ: 2-0-2, +2, 0 PIM, 6 SOG, 0 Hits, *First Star*
Season Totals: 10 GP, 12-4-16, +7, 11 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 58 GP, 33-40-73, +35, 57 PIM

Joseph added two more goals to his season total, giving him 12 in 10 games, which leads the league.

Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 4 @ Halifax Mooseheads 2

W Otto Somppi, HAL: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 3 SOG, 0 Hits, 15/27 FO
Season Totals: 10 GP, 4-5-9, -4, 8 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 59 GP, 13-33-46, -15, 25 PIM

Peter Abbandonato (2017) scored twice for the Huskies in Halifax.

Shawinigan Cataractes 2 @ Chicoutimi Sagueneens 0

W Dennis Yan, SHAW: 1-0-1, +1, 0 PIM, 4 SOG, 0 Hits
Season Totals: 8 GP, 9-3-12, +2, 14 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 62 GP, 32-37-69, +8, 86 PIM

Yan extended his goal streak to five games with the game-winning goal Friday. Like Joseph, he’s averaging more than a goal per game.

Ontario Hockey League

Sarnia Sting 2 @ Oshawa Generals 6

C Anthony Cirelli, OSH: 2-1-3, +4, 0 PIM, 6 SOG, 16/21 FO
Season Totals: 8 GP, 8-8-16, +13, 6 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 62 GP, 21-38-59, -15 27 PIM

Cirelli scored twice and added a helper as the Gens beat the Sting, 6-2. Cirelli leads the league in faceoff percentage.

Flint Firebirds 4 @ Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 3 (OT)

W Boris Katchouk, SSM: 0-0-0, -2, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season: 10 GP, 2-6-8, +2, 6 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 44 GP, 13-28-41, -10 19 PIM

Everett Clark (undrafted) had two goals for Flint.

Niagara IceDogs 5 @ Mississauga Steelheads 6 (OT)

C Christopher Paquette, NIA: 2-1-3, +2, 0 PIM, 7 SOG, 2/3 FO, *Third Star*
Season Totals: 10 GP, 6-3-9, -2, 4 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 57 GP, 5-11-16, -6, 18 PIM

Paquette surpassed last year’s goal total of five and it’s not even November. He’s got four goals and five points in his last two games.

Owen Sound Attack 4 @ Erie Otters 3 (OT)

W Taylor Raddysh, Erie: 1-0-1, +2, 0 PIM, 2 SOG, *Second Star*
Season Totals: 9 GP, 8-14-22, +15, 4 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 67 GP, 24-49-73, +19, 18 PIM

Raddysh had a goal and was second star, but Erie lost at home to Owen Sound, 4-3 in overtime. The Lightning second rounder moved into the league lead in points and plus/minus.

Peterborough Petes 4 @ Sudbury Wolves 2

D Matt Spencer, PBO: Did not play
Season Totals: 4 GP, 0-2-2, -2, 4 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 60 GP, 5-19-24, -4, 46 PIM

W Jonne Tammela, PBO: Did not play
2015-2016 (Finland): 37 GP, 5-8-13, +10, 16 PIM

Both Lightning prospects remain out with injuries.

Saginaw Spirit 1 @ London Knights 5

W Mitchell Stephens, SAG: 0-0-0, -2, 2 PIM, 6 SOG, 8/14 FO
Season Totals: 6 GP, 2-3-5, +1, 6 PIM
2015-2016 Totals: 39 GP, 20-18-38, -3, 14 PIM

2016 Ducks first rounder Max Jones had two goals and two assists for the Knights.

Western Hockey League (late)

Saskatoon Blades 1 @ Kamloops Blazers 5

D Libor Hajek, SAS: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM
Season Totals: 9 GP: 0-6-6, +3, 10 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 69 GP, 3-23-26, -19, 76 PIM

G Connor Ingram, KAM: Win, 28 saves on 29 shots, *Third Star*
Season Totals: 10 GP, 4-5-0-0, 2.32 GAA, .927 sv%, 0 SO
2015-2016 Season: 61 GP, 34-15-5-4, 2.61 GAA, .922 sv%, 4 SO

Ingram only allowed one goal against Hajek and the Blades, winning and evening his record at 5-5.

CHL Game Night: 10-21-16

Ontario Hockey League

Sarnia Sting 6 @ Peterborough Petes 1

D Matt Spencer, PBO: Did not play
Season Totals: 4 GP, 0-2-2, -2, 4 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 60 GP, 5-19-24, -4, 46 PIM

W Jonne Tammela, PBO: Did not play
2015-2016 (Finland): 37 GP, 5-8-13, +10, 16 PIM

Both Lightning prospects remain out with injuries. Leafs seventh rounder (2015) Nikita Korostelev scored his 11th goal in nine games.

CHL Game Night: 10-19-16

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Acadie-Bathurst Titan 3 @ Saint John Sea Dogs 1

W Bokondji Imama, SJ: 0-0-0, -1, 2 PIM, 1 SOG, 1 Hit
Season Totals: 9 GP, 1-2-3, -1, 4 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 48 GP, 7-12-19, -5, 86 PIM

W Mathieu Joseph, SJ: 1-0-1, -2, 0 PIM, 3 SOG, 1 Hit
Season Totals: 9 GP, 10-4-14, +5, 11 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 58 GP, 33-40-73, +35, 57 PIM

Joseph scored his 10th goal of the season, albeit in a home loss to the Titan. He’s tied for the league lead in goals in the QMJHL.

Shawinigan Cataractes 6 @ Quebec Remparts 0

W Dennis Yan, SHAW: 1-1-2, +1, 0 PIM, 6 SOG, 1 Hit
Season Totals: 7 GP, 8-3-11, +1, 14 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 62 GP, 32-37-69, +8, 86 PIM

Yan extended his goal streak to four games with a goal.

Ontario Hockey League

Sudbury Wolves 6 @ Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 2

W Boris Katchouk, SSM: 0-0-0, -1, 2 PIM, 3 SOG
Season: 9 GP, 2-6-8, +4, 6 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 44 GP, 13-28-41, -10 19 PIM

The Soo returned home after a weekend road trip, only to lose to visiting Sudbury.

Erie Otters 6 @ Niagara IceDogs 5

W Taylor Raddysh, Erie: 2-2-4, -1, 2 PIM, 3 SOG, *First Star*
Season Totals: 8 GP, 7-14-21, +13, 4 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 67 GP, 24-49-73, +19, 18 PIM

C Christopher Paquette, NIA: 2-0-2, +2, 0 PIM, 5 SOG, 2/4 FO
Season Totals: 9 GP, 4-2-6, -4, 4 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 57 GP, 5-11-16, -6, 18 PIM

Raddysh and Paquette both scored twice Wednesday, and Raddysh added two assists to give him a league-leading 14 on the season, as Erie downed Niagara, 6-5. Raddysh is also tied for the OHL lead in points with 21.

Western Hockey League

Swift Current Broncos 5 @ Kamloops Blazers 6

G Connor Ingram, KAM: Win, 27 saves on 31 shots
Season Totals: 9 GP, 4-5-0-0, 2.47 GAA, .923 sv%, 0 SO
2015-2016 Season: 61 GP, 34-15-5-4, 2.61 GAA, .922 sv%, 4 SO

Ingram had a 1-0 loss early in the year, so that’s balanced out by a high-scoring win Wednesday.

Saskatoon Blades 3 @ Vancouver Giants 1

D Libor Hajek, SAS: 0-0-0, +1, 0 PIM
Season Totals: 8 GP: 0-6-6, +3, 10 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 69 GP, 3-23-26, -19, 76 PIM

The Blades rebounded from a 9-goal loss to Victoria with a 3-1 win in Vancouver.

Lethbridge Hurricanes 1 @ Moose Jaw Warriors 3

C Brett Howden, MJ: 0-0-0, +1, 0 PIM
Season Totals: 10 GP, 8-5-13, -3, 6 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 68 GP, 24-40-64, -7, 61 PIM

Moose Jaw moved to 7-2-2 on the year with a 3-1 win over Lethbridge.

CHL Game Night: 10-18-16

Western Hockey League

Saskatoon Blades 3 @ Victoria Royals 9

D Libor Hajek, SAS: 0-0-0, -1, 4 PIM
Season Totals: 7 GP: 0-6-6, +2, 10 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 69 GP, 3-23-26, -19, 76 PIM

The Blades made the trek to Vancouver Island only to get destroyed by the Royals, 9-3. Hopefully they saw some orcas to make it worth the trip.

CHL Game Night: 10-17-16

Western Hockey League

Moose Jaw Warriors 5 @ Edmonton Oil Kings 4 (OT)

C Brett Howden, MJ: 2-0-2, -3, 2 PIM, *Second Star*
Season Totals: 9 GP, 8-5-13, -4, 6 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 68 GP, 24-40-64, -7, 61 PIM

Howden’s second goal of the game put the Warriors up 4-2 midway through the third period, but they gave up two goals in the final 3+ minutes and had to win in overtime. Howden was a team-worst minus-3 despite scoring twice. One of his goals was on the power play.

CHL Game Night: 10-16-16

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Halifax Mooseheads 7 @ Victoriaville Tigres 2

W Otto Somppi, HAL: 1-1-2, +2, 2 PIM, 1 SOG, 0 Hits, 6/15 FO
Season Totals: 9 GP, 4-5-9, -3, 8 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 59 GP, 13-33-46, -15, 25 PIM

Somppi is back at a point-per-game pace for the season have putting two points on the scoresheet Sunday vs the Tigres. His goal was into an empty net Sunday.

Moncton Wildcats 1 @ Shawinigan Cataractes 2

W Dennis Yan, SHAW: 1-0-1, +2, 2 PIM, 7 SOG, 1 Hit
Season Totals: 6 GP, 7-2-9, E, 14 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 62 GP, 32-37-69, +8, 86 PIM

Yan (pictured) extended his goal streak to three games with a goal Sunday. He has six goals in those three games.

Ontario Hockey League

Sudbury Wolves 5 @ Oshawa Generals 3

C Anthony Cirelli, OSH: 1-2-3, +1, 0 PIM, 5 SOG, 19/26 FO, *Third Star*
Season Totals: 7 GP, 6-7-13, +9, 6 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 62 GP, 21-38-59, -15 27 PIM

Cirelli’s goal late in the first period tied the score at 2, but Sudbury pulled ahead for good in the second and third periods. Cirelli factored in all three of the Gens’ goals.

Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 4 @ Ottawa 67’s 1

W Boris Katchouk, SSM: 1-0-1, +2, 0 PIM, 6 SOG
Season: 8 GP, 2-6-8, +5, 4 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 44 GP, 13-28-41, -10 19 PIM

Katchouk’s second goal of the year, scored midway through the third period, provided a 2-goal cushion for the Soo. They’d add one more goal into an empty net to give the game its final score.

Peterborough Petes 5 @ Owen Sound Attack 2

D Matt Spencer, PBO: Did not play
Season Totals: 4 GP, 0-2-2, -2, 4 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 60 GP, 5-19-24, -4, 46 PIM

W Jonne Tammela, PBO: Did not play
2015-2016 (Finland): 37 GP, 5-8-13, +10, 16 PIM

Both Lightning prospects remain out with injuries.

Western Hockey League

Moose Jaw Warriors 4 @ Calgary Hitmen 3 (OT)

C Brett Howden, MJ: 0-1-1, -1, 0 PIM
Season Totals: 8 GP, 6-5-11, -1, 6 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 68 GP, 24-40-64, -7, 61 PIM

Likely 2017 first rounder Nikita Popugaev had a hat trick, with the third goal the Warriors an overtime win in Calgary.

CHL Game Night: 10-15-16

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Saint John Sea Dogs 4 @ Val-d’Or Foreurs 2

W Bokondji Imama, SJ: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 3 SOG, 1 Hits
Season Totals: 8 GP, 1-2-3, E, 2 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 48 GP, 7-12-19, -5, 86 PIM

W Mathieu Joseph, SJ: 2-1-3, +3, 0 PIM, 5 SOG, 0 Hits
Season Totals: 8 GP, 9-4-13, +7, 11 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 58 GP, 33-40-73, +35, 57 PIM

Joseph added another two goals to his season’s point total, giving him nine in eight games.

Halifax Mooseheads 2 @ Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 4

W Otto Somppi, HAL: 0-0-0, -2, 0 PIM, 1 SOG, 0 Hits, 4/10 FO
Season Totals: 8 GP, 3-4-7, -5, 6 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 59 GP, 13-33-46, -15, 25 PIM

Yvon Mongo (2017) had two goals for Cedric Paquette’s former team Saturday in the Armada’s 4-2 win over the Mooseheads.

Ontario Hockey League

Oshawa Generals 2 @ Niagara IceDogs 1

C Anthony Cirelli, OSH: 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM, 5 SOG, 16/24 FO
Season Totals: 6 GP, 5-5-10, +8, 6 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 62 GP, 21-38-59, -15 27 PIM

C Christopher Paquette, NIA: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 3 SOG, 2/2 FO
Season Totals: 8 GP, 2-2-4, -6, 4 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 57 GP, 5-11-16, -6, 18 PIM

The Gens built a 2-0 lead in the second period and held on for a one-goal win.

London Knights 1 @ Erie Otters 7

W Taylor Raddysh, Erie: 0-4-4, +2, 0 PIM, 3 SOG, *Second Star*
Season Totals: 7 GP, 5-12-17, +14, 2 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 67 GP, 24-49-73, +19, 18 PIM

Raddysh and Blackhawks prospect Alex DeBrindicat continued their magic together Saturday, combining for eight points as Erie put a touchdown on the board against the high-powered Knights, 7-1. Raddysh is currently tied for second in the OHL in points.

Mississauga Steelheads 3 @ Saginaw Spirit 2 (OT)

W Mitchell Stephens, SAG: 0-0-0, -1, 2 PIM, 8 SOG, 13/29 FO
Season Totals: 5 GP, 2-3-5, +3, 4 PIM
2015-2016 Totals: 39 GP, 20-18-38, -3, 14 PIM

Nathan Bastian (Devils second rounder) scored in overtime to lift the Steelheads to a 3-2 win in Saginaw.

CHL Game Night: 10-14-16

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Saint John Sea Dogs 4 @ Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 2

W Bokondji Imama, SJ: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 1 SOG, 3 Hits
Season Totals: 7 GP, 1-2-3, E, 2 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 48 GP, 7-12-19, -5, 86 PIM

W Mathieu Joseph, SJ: 1-0-1, E, 0 PIM, 2 SOG, 0 Hits, *Second Star*
Season Totals: 7 GP, 7-3-10, +4, 11 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 58 GP, 33-40-73, +35, 57 PIM

Joseph had a shorty early in the third period to give the Sea Dogs a 4-0 lead and they held on for a 2-goal win.

Halifax Mooseheads 3 @ Shawinigan Cataractes 6

W Otto Somppi, HAL: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG, 1 Hit, 6/12 FO
Season Totals: 7 GP, 3-4-7, -3, 6 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 59 GP, 13-33-46, -15, 25 PIM

W Dennis Yan, SHAW: 1-1-2, -1, 4 PIM, 2 SOG, 1 Hits
Season Totals: 5 GP, 6-2-8, -2, 12 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 62 GP, 32-37-69, +8, 86 PIM

Dennis Yan followed up his 4-goal game with a goal and an assist Friday as the Cataractes beat the visiting Mooseheads, 6-3. Otto Somppi was scoreless for Halifax.

Ontario Hockey League

Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 4 @ Kingston Frontenacs 1

W Boris Katchouk, SSM: 0-1-1, +2, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season: 7 GP, 1-6-7, +3, 4 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 44 GP, 13-28-41, -10 19 PIM

The Soo built on their shootout win Thursday with a road win in Kingston. Bruins first rounder Zachary Senyshyn had a hat trick for the Greyhounds.

Erie Otters 4 @ Guelph Storm 3 (SO)

W Taylor Raddysh, Erie: 1-0-1, E, 2 PIM, 4 SOG
Season Totals: 6 GP, 5-8-13, +12, 2 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 67 GP, 24-49-73, +19, 18 PIM

Raddysh scored his fifth goal of the season in Erie’s first road win Friday. He missed his shootout attempt. Guelph rookie Nate Schnarr had a goal and was third star.

Peterborough Petes 2 @ Oshawa Generals 5

D Matt Spencer, PBO: Did not play
Season Totals: 4 GP, 0-2-2, -2, 4 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 60 GP, 5-19-24, -4, 46 PIM

W Jonne Tammela, PBO: Did not play
2015-2016 (Finland): 37 GP, 5-8-13, +10, 16 PIM

C Anthony Cirelli, OSH: 1-1-2, +1, 2 PIM, 7 SOG, 20/28 FO, *Second Star*
Season Totals: 5 GP, 5-4-9, +7, 6 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 62 GP, 21-38-59, -15 27 PIM

Cirelli (pictured) continues to produce on the young season, putting up another two points Friday. His unassisted goal in the second period turned out to be the game-winner. Matt Spencer remains out of the Peterborough lineup with an undisclosed injury. Jonne Tammela is still out from an injury sustained before Lightning camp.

Saginaw Spirit 2 @ Kitchener Rangers 6

W Mitchell Stephens, SAG: 1-1-2, +2, 0 PIM, 4 SOG, 6/17 FO
Season Totals: 4 GP, 2-3-5, +4, 2 PIM
2015-2016 Totals: 39 GP, 20-18-38, -3, 14 PIM

Stephens has had a nice start to his season, but the Spirit are struggling with the league’s worst record at 1-6-0-1. They’re already eight points from getting out of the division cellar.

Western Hockey League

Kamloops Blazers 2 @ Tri-City Americans 4

G Connor Ingram, KAM: Loss, 33 saves on 37 shots
Season Totals: 8 GP, 3-5-0-0, 2.40 GAA, .925 sv%, 0 SO
2015-2016 Season: 61 GP, 34-15-5-4, 2.61 GAA, .922 sv%, 4 SO

Ingram’s modest 2-game winning streak was broken in Kennewick.

Saskatoon Blades 4 @ Kelowna Rockets 2

D Libor Hajek, SAS: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM
Season Totals: 6 GP: 0-6-6, +3, 6 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 69 GP, 3-23-26, -19, 76 PIM

Libor Hajek had his 4-game point streak snapped, but Saskatoon got a win in BC, 4-2 over Kelowna.

Moose Jaw Warriors 4 @ Red Deer Rebels 6

C Brett Howden, MJ: 0-0-0, -1, 2 PIM
Season Totals: 7 GP, 6-4-10, E, 6 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 68 GP, 24-40-64, -7, 61 PIM

Howden’s 6-game goal streak to start his season came to an end Friday in Red Deer. Austin Pratt (2017) had a hat trick for Red Deer.

CHL Game Night: 10-14-16

Ontario Hockey League

Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 5 @ Peterborough Petes 4 (SO)

W Boris Katchouk, SSM: 1-0-1, -1, 2 PIM, 4 SOG
Season: 6 GP, 1-5-6, +1, 4 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 44 GP, 13-28-41, -10 19 PIM

D Matt Spencer, PBO: Did not play
Season Totals: 4 GP, 0-2-2, -2, 4 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 60 GP, 5-19-24, -4, 46 PIM

Katchouk’s first goal of the year came with 1:30 left in the third period and the Soo’s goalie pulled, forcing overtime. Matt Spencer missed his second straight game for the Petes.

Sarnia Sting 5 @ Niagara IceDogs 4

C Christopher Paquette, NIA: 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM, 5 SOG, 2/5 FO
Season Totals: 7 GP, 2-2-4, -5, 4 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 57 GP, 5-11-16, -6, 18 PIM

Niagara lost a lead for the third-straight game, this time falling to visiting Sarnia, 5-4.

The Bolt Prospects Podcast, Episode 72

This week’s “Dylan Blujus Edition” of the Bolt Prospects Podcast includes the following topics:

· The No. 72
· Point is in, but who else makes TB debut this year?
· Season preview and forecast
· 3 bold predictions
· Leading scorer, first to move, still to come
· Early junior reviews are outstanding
· #BPMailbag (Re-do a pick … Who’s on the 2019-2020 Lightning? … Buying out Gusev’s contract … Expansion draft possibles … Killorn contract … Syracuse vets to sit … Impact rankings)

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