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Submitted by pete on November 3, 2005 - 14:41
Linkopings ran roughshod today defeating Leksands 5-2. Fredrik Norrena stopped 23 of 25 shots faced for the victory. The win runs his record to 10-3-2 on the season. Linkopings is currently 3rd in the Elitserien 5 points behind first place HV 71.
Blogging this one live via B2 Networks. It will be my first time to see Coleman this season. Tonight's starting lineup for the Falcons: Fritz/Jaspers/Craig O'Brien/H.Pratt Coleman Henrik Bergfors' brother Nicklas is starting for Albany. SPR-4 ALB-3 (3rd Period)
Submitted by pete on November 2, 2005 - 13:09
Given that both netminders have led the Russian Superleague in every statistical category over the past month, maybe it isn't surprising Vasily Koshechkin and Travis Scott's showdown today in Magnitogorsk ended the way it did. Lada and Metallurg battled to a 0-0 tie as Vasily Koshechkin secured his 5th shutout in his last 8 starts. His record is now 6-2-1 for the season. Meanwhile, in Omsk, Anton But snapped out of a slump with a huge third period as he notched 3 helpers as Lokomotiv trounced Avangard 5-1.
Submitted by chad on November 2, 2005 - 11:27
The following Lightning prospects are currently playing in the NCAA. Stats are as of November 2, 2005. The Lightning has only one forward prospect playing in the collegiate ranks, as General Manager Jay Feaster has recently favored college hockey to stock the Lightning farm with defensemen. Matt Smaby, D, U of North Dakoka (Jr.): 8GP, 1-2-3, 25PIM Mike Lundin, D, U of Maine (Jr.): 6GP, 0-2-2, 2PIM P.J. Atherton, D, U of Minnesota (Sr.), 6GP: 0-1-1, 23PIM Dusty Collins, RW, U of Northern Michigan (Jr.): 6GP, 0-1-1, 19PIM John Wessbecker, D, U of Massachusetts (Fr.): 5GP, 0-0-0, 8PIM
Submitted by chad on November 2, 2005 - 10:55
The following are the official statistics for Lightning prospects playing within the Canadian Hockey League as of November 2, 2005. Leading the way are Stan Lascek, whoâ€™s third in the QMJHL in scoring, and Justin Keller, who stands at fifth in the WHL. Stanislav Lascek, RW, Chicoutimi (QMJHL): 18GP, 15-21-36, 24PIM (+7) Justin Keller, RW, Kelowna (WHL): 17GP, 12-10-22, 12PIM (+4) Blair Jones, C, Moose Jaw (WHL): 15GP, 7-14-21, 19PIM (+6) Radek Smolenak, LW, Kingston (OHL): 16GP, 9-10-19, 39PIM (+1) Mark Tobin, LW, Rimouski (QMJHL): 17GP, 6-5-11, 34PIM (-14) Chris Lawrence, C, Sault Ste. Marie (OHL): 16GP, 1-9-10, 18PIM (+3)