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Submitted by pete on October 23, 2006 - 16:03
[url=evgeny-artyukhin]Evgeny Artyukhin[/url] was scoreless as Yaroslavl was shut out by Nizhnekamsk 2-0. Artyukhin did, however, manage to become the first Superleague player to break 100 penalty minutes in the game. With 101 PIM in 18 games Artyukhin moves into first in the Superleague, 6 ahead of former Lightning enforcer Reid Simpson of Chekhov.
Submitted by chad on October 23, 2006 - 14:18
[b]Lightning NCAA Prospect Statistics Through 10/23:[/b] Dusty Collins - C - Northern Michigan Univ., Senior: 6 GP - 1 goal, 0 assist, 1 point. Goal scored in 3-3 tie against Wisconsin on Oct. 7. Mike Lundin - D - Univ. of Maine, Senior: 5 GP - 1 goal, 2 assists, 3 points. Assist and PPG in 6-2 win against North Dakota on Oct 20.
Submitted by pete on October 22, 2006 - 18:56
[url=marek-bartanus]Marek Bartanus[/url] was scoreless in Owen Sound's 5-0 loss to Windsor. [url=kevin-beech]Kevin Beech[/url] stopped 23 of 25 in Sudbury's 3-2 win over Belleville. [b]Lightning CHL Prospect Statistics Through 10/22:[/b] Chris Lawrence, Mississauga (OHL), 7 GP, 6-5-11, 12 PIM, +1 Marek Bartanus, Owen Sound (OHL), 11 GP, 3-7-10, 8 PIM, +2 Dane Crowley, Swift Current (WHL), 9 GP, 0-4-4, 26 PIM, -4 Vladimir Mihalik, Prince George (WHL), 4 GP, 0-1-1, 6 PIM, -2 Kevin Beech, Sudbury (OHL), 13 GP, 6-6-0, 1 SO, 3.04 GAA, .898 sv%
Submitted by pete on October 22, 2006 - 17:30
[url=karri-ramo]Karri Ramo[/url] gets his first professional win in style. SPR-3 BRI-0 [url=karri-ramo]Karri Ramo[/url] weathered the Falcons getting outshot 27-17 in the first two periods and ended up stopping 34 of 34 in the game for the shutout and his first professional win in North America. [url=norm-milley]Norm Milley[/url] led the way offensively with a pair of goals while Eric Healey had two helpers in the game. Zdenek Blatny had the Falcons' other goal while individual helpers went to [url=blair-jones]Blair Jones[/url], Jared Aulin and [url=marek-kvapil]Marek Kvapil[/url]. But the day ultimately belong to the 20 year old wunderkind Ramo, who held his no doubt tired team even in the game in their third contest in three nights giving veterans like Milley and Blatny the opportunity they needed to steal a critical two points. 2-4-0 isn't a great record, but it looks a lot better than 1-5-0 in a weekend where the Falcons had already lost two close games in the third period. Your three stars: 1. Ramo, 2. Milley, 3. Blatny. Game sheet from [url=http://stats.theahl.com/stats/game-summary.php?game_id=1002303]TheAHL.com[/url].