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Submitted by pete on April 16, 2006 - 21:09
[b]OHL[/b] There are no Lightning prospects remaining who are active in the OHL playoffs after Owen Sound's loss last night to London. There are also no remaining Lightning prospects who are active in the QMJHL playoffs. [b]WHL[/b] Led by a goal and an assist in the third period by [url=blair-jones]Blair Jones[/url], Moose Jaw rallied from a 1-0 deficit after 40 minutes to defeat Calgary 3-1. Jones was named the game's second star. The Warriors force a game seven now after tying the series at 3-3. [url=justin-keller]Justin Keller's[/url] season, and likely his junior career, are over. Kelowna was eliminated tonight after being pasted 6-2 in game six of their series. Keller was scoreless and -2 in the game. He should sign a pro contract with the Lightning this summer.
Submitted by pete on April 16, 2006 - 15:11
Ak Bars Kazan defeated Avangard Omsk 3-1 today to complete a three game series sweep and capture the Russian Superleague championship. Nikita Alexeev finished the playoffs scoreless and -2 with 2 penalty minutes.
Submitted by pete on April 15, 2006 - 22:19
[b]QMJHL[/b] The Lightning have no prospects remaining who are active in the QMJHL playoffs. [b]OHL[/b] London defeated Owen Sound 5-2 today to eliminate the Attack from the OHL playoffs in six games. Marek Bartanus had a power play assist late in the game and was even. He finishes his season with 2 goals and 6 points in 10 postseason games. [b]WHL[/b] There were no games scheduled in the WHL tonight.
Submitted by pete on April 15, 2006 - 22:13
Johnstown now trails their best-of-five series with Toledo 2-0. JHN-1 TOL-4 [url=jonathan-boutin]Jonathan Boutin[/url] allowed 3 goals in the third period after the Chiefs had battled Toledo to a 1-1 tied through 40 minutes. He stopped 30 of 34 shots faced in the game. Randy Rowe scored the Chiefs' lone goal on an assist from [url=adam-henrich]Adam Henrich.[/url] Game sheet from [url=http://www.echl.com/cgi-bin/ppublic.cgi?action=box&id=3182]ECHL.com.[/url]
Submitted by pete on April 15, 2006 - 22:02
The Springfield Falcons finished the season today 28-43-3-6 with 65 points, *good* for 6th in the Atlantic Division. POR-6 SPR-4 [url=gerald-coleman]Gerald Coleman[/url] was run from the game after allowing 4 goals 12 shots faced in the first period. Rookie Gabe Winer went the rest of the way stopping 17 of 19 shots faced. Ryan Vesce led the way with 2 assists for the Falcons to finish first on the team in scoring. Goals were scored by [url=darren-reid]Darren Reid[/url], his 8th of the season, Zdenek Blatny, Kevin Croxton and Norm Milley. [url=nick-tarnasky]Nick Tarnasky[/url] had an assist in the game while Mike Ouelette also had a helper which was his first professional point. Bolt Prospects will do a more comprehensive write up on the Falcons season soon. Game sheet from [url=http://ahl.leaguestat.com/stats/game-summary.php?game_id=1002105]TheAHL.com.[/url]