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Submitted by pete on October 9, 2006 - 18:04
Bolt Prospects is starting a new feature today which was suggested to us by part time staff member Erik Murillo. Every Monday throughout the season Bolt Prospects will be naming its Prospect of the Week to the prospect or overage prospect whose performance rises above the rest of the organization's young players. This week's prospect of the week is:
Submitted by pete on October 8, 2006 - 18:56
[url=http://www.echl.com/cgi-bin/mpublic.cgi?action=show_news&cat=1&id=8806]ECHL.com is reporting[/url] the Johnstown Chiefs have made three additions to their roster. The team has signed defenseman Bryan Nathe, whose rights they acquired from Dayton earlier this month. The club has also signed forward Gary Klapowski and defenseman Ian MacLean to PTO contracts. Klapowski is a local product from Pittsburgh, PA who was out of hockey last year after spending parts of three seasons in the OHL with Kitchener, Plymouth and Saginaw. Standing at 5'9" 190 lbs, the right wing's best junior season came in 2004-2005 when he had 1 goal and 6 points in 30 games with Saginaw. MacLean is a product of SUNY Brockport's Division III college program where he had 2 goals and 8 points in 20 games last year as a sophomore. Prior to college, MacLean played for North York of the OPJHL in 2003-2004 where he had 5 goals and 33 points in 44 games with 54 PIMs.
Submitted by pete on October 8, 2006 - 17:43
[url=kevin-beech]Kevin Beech[/url] stopped 28 of 30 shots faced but still took the loss 2-1 to Saginaw. [url=chris-lawrence]Chris Lawrence[/url] was -1 with 2 PIMs as Mississauga fell to Plymouth 4-2. [b]Lightning CHL Prospect Statistics Through 10/8[/b] RW/C [url=chris-lawrence]Chris Lawrence[/url], Mississauga (OHL), 6 GP, 6-5-11, +2, 12 PIM LW [url=marek-bartanus]Marek Bartanus[/url], Owen Sound (OHL), 7 GP, 2-6-8, +2, 6 PIM D [url=dane-crowley]Dane Crowley[/url], Swift Current (WHL), 7 GP, 0-3-3, -1, 22 PIM D [url=vladimir-mihalik]Vladimir Mihalik[/url], Prince George (WHL), 4 GP, 0-1-1, -2, 6 PIM G [url=kevin-beech]Kevin Beech[/url], Sudbury (OHL), 3-5-0, 1 SO, 3.46 GAA, .896 sv% [i]Note: Chris Lawrence is currently tied for 11th in the OHL in scoring. He's also tied for 7th in goals. [/i]
Submitted by pete on October 8, 2006 - 17:39
Dimitri Kazionov scored a goal today in Kazan's 4-1 win over Dynamo. Dimitri leads all Lightning Russian prospects with 5 goals and 10 points in 14 games. He also has a +5 rating and 8 PIMs. Albert Vishnyakov was scoreless in the match for Dynamo. [url=denis-kazionov]Denis Kazionov[/url] was scoreless in Tver's 3-2 win over Nizhnekamsk.
Submitted by pete on October 7, 2006 - 21:21
[url=marek-bartanus]Marek Bartanus[/url] had his 2nd goal of the season as Owen Sound beat Plymouth 4-2. Bartanus was even in the game and now has 8 points in 7 games. Sudbury fell to Sarnia 4-2 with [url=kevin-beech]Kevin Beech[/url] allowing 4 goals on 39 shots faced in the loss. [url=dane-crowley]Dane Crowley[/url] had a power play assist and 6 penalty minutes as Swift Current lost to Vancouver 3-1. Swift Current was outshot an alarming 40-14.