North American Juniors Game Night: 4-19-12


(W3) Kitchener Rangers 2 @ (W1) London Knights 3 (OT)
Western Conference Finals – London leads best of 7 series 1-0

C Vladislav Namestnikov , LDN: 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM
Playoff Totals: 11 GP, 3-7-10, +6, 8 PIM
Season Totals: 63 GP, 22-49-71, +15, 50 PIM

Defenseman Tyler Ferry (undrafted) scored his first of the playoffs on the first shot of overtime as London topped division rival Kitchener 3-2 in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals. Lightning prospect Vladislav Namestnikov had the secondary assist on the overtime winner. Ducks pick and former University of Michigan commit John Gibson had 45 saves for Kitchener, including 23 of 24 in the third period when the Knights were pushing for the equalizing goal. London outshot Kitchener 48-22 overall. With his assist, Namestnikov extended his point streak to five games. He has seven points during the streak. Game 2 is Saturday at The Aud in Kitchener.