Prep Hockey Update: Killorn Off to Torrid Start

The Lightning has two prospects currently playing U.S. High School Hockey this fall.

Center Alexander Killorn, a 2007 third rounder, plays for Deerfield Academy in Massachusetts. Also, forward Matt Marshall, a 2007 fifth rounder, plays for the Noble and Greenough School, also in Massachusetts. Both prospects recently began their respective prep seasons.

Deerfield is 1-0 after beating the Holderness School 6-0 on December 1.

Killorn had 4 goals and an assist in the game.

Monday's Elitserien Scores

Johan Harju had a power play assist in Lulea's 2-1 loss to Farjestads. Former Lightning prospect Eero Somervuori had the game winning goal for FBK.

Andreas Holmqvist had 2 penalty minutes in Frolunda's 2-1 win over Djurgardens.

Smolenak Recalled

The Norfolk Admirals have recalled LW Radek Smolenak from Mississippi of the ECHL. The 2005 3rd round pick had 7 goals and 15 points during his 19 game exhile to the Coast.

NCAA Game Night: 12/02

US U-18 Team 2 @ Massachusetts 5 - Exhibition

D UMASS John Wessbecker 0-1-1, +1, 1 SOG, 2 PIM

#11 UMASS gets back to the HEAST schedule this coming Saturday against #8 New Hampshire.

In 14 games this season Wessbecker has 3 assists, an even rating and 2 PIM.

Tyrell Named to Canada's 2008 WJC Selection Camp Roster

As expected, Lightning 2007 second round pick Dana Tyrell has been named to Team Canada's 2008 World Junior Championship Selection Camp roster.

Tyrell, who played for Canada in their SuperSeries vs. Russia this past summer, currently has 14 goals and 19 assists for 33 points in 29 games for Prince George of the WHL.

For the full roster, see tsn.ca

CHL Game Night: 11/2

WHL
Prince George Cougars 2 @ Calgary Hitmen 6
C/W Dana Tyrell, PG: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM

Chilliwack Bruins 3 @ Kelowna Rockets 1
G Torrie Jung, KEL: Did not play

QMJHL
Lewiston MAINEiacs 3 @ Acadie-Bathurst Titan 5 11/25
D Michael Ward, LEW: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM

*Stat update coming Wednesday.

AHL Game Day 12/2: Admirals at Bears

Back to back third period collapses.

NOR-4
HER-6

Jonathan Boutin allowed 5 goals on 35 shots in the loss.

First Period
HER Motzko, (9) (Pollock, Beagle), 7:32 (PP)
NOR Henrich, (3) (Wanvig, Scalzo), 15:08 (PP)

Second Period
HER Beagle, (6) (Robitaille, Pokulok), 3:58
NOR Wanvig, (12) (Jancevski, Scalzo), 7:25 (PP)
NOR Stewart, (5) (Jones, Schneider), 17:12

Third Period
HER Potulny, (6) (Pollock, McNeill), 2:26
HER Beagle, (7) (Hunt, Laing), 2:54
HER Hunt, (2) (Wilson, Bourque), 8:15 (PP)
NOR Henrich, (4) (Stewart, Milley), 14:04
HER Motzko, (10) (Pokulok), 19:08 (EN)

You know what's a shame? Other than giving up 3 unanswered goals in the span of about six minutes to blow another two points the team could've had? What if Adam Henrich had approached his career with this kind of urgency when he was 20-21 years old?

Game sheet from TheAHL.com.

CHL, BCHL Game Night: 12/1

Saturday night's highlights:

  • Yellow Horn continues hot streak against Lightning prospects
  • Suspension coming for Crowley?
  • Jung improves his record to .500

Canadian WJC Camp Roster to be Named Tomorrow

The Canadian Press is reporting that Hockey Canada will announce the roster of 35 players who will compete in camp beginning December 14th for spots on the roster for this year's Canadian U20 World Junior Championships team. Lightning prospect Dana Tyrell is likely to make the roster having played for Canada on the highly successful SuperSeries team that steamrolled through that tournament earlier this year.

Sunday's Superleague Score

Denis Kazionov was scoreless in Omsk's 2-1 loss to Khabarovsk. The younger Kazionov is scoreless with a -3 rating in 8 games since joining Avangard.

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