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Anthony Duclair (Quebec Remparts)
Not a bad Wednesday night for the New York Ranger and New York Islander prospects who saw action as their teams all came away winners thanks to their play. Anthony Duclair (NYR 2013 3rd) has been struggling as of late, taking penalties that have hurt his Quebec Remparts.
Wednesday night Duclair was the reason why his Quebec Remparts defeated the Baie-Comeau Drakkar 4-2. Duclair had a 3 point night (2-1-3) with all 3 points coming on the power play to earn first star of the game honors. First Duclair set up Quebec's Alexandre Boivin for Boivin's first goal of the season on the power play just 3:13 into the game.
In the 3rd period with the score tied at 2-2, it was Duclair scoring his 6th goal of the season while the Remparts had a 5 on 3 power play at 14:03. The goal would prove to be the game winning one but Duclair wasn't finished as with Quebec still on their 6th power play of the night, Duclair made it a 4-2 lead with his 7th goal of the season just 50 seconds later at 14:53 as the power play was expiring.
Quebec earns just their 2nd win of the season as Duclair with his 1st game winning goal of the year improves to 7-4-11. It was the 3rd game with 2 goals for Duclair out of 8 games played so here is hoping he keeps it up. Duclair also earned the Yahoo "Buzzing the Net" 3rd star of the night for his play.
Adam Pelech (OHL Images)
Adam Pelech (NYI 2012 3rd)made sure that his first OHL career game winning goal was one that was going to be remembered. Pelech scored with just 2.4 seconds remaining in regulation to give his Erie Otters a 3-2 win over the visiting Owen Sound Attack.
Granted Pelech is not a huge goal scorer with this goal being just the 12th goal in 175 OHL career games, the goal helps his Erie Otters improve to 4-2-1 on the season after the Otters have won 2 straight. Teammate Troy Donnay (NYR 2013 UFA) didn't have as dramatic a scoring play as Pelech did but his 1st point of the season was a secondary assist on a shorthanded goal which gave Erie a 2-1 lead.
Mackenzie Skapski (NYR 2013 6th) earned his 3rd win of the season stopping 25 out of 27 shots as Skapski's Kootenay Ice defeated the Lethbridge Hurricanes 5-2. Skapski's teammates made this an easy win for him as they rocked Lethbridge for 41 shots. Skapski with his 2nd straight win improved his record to 3-2-1, lowering his goals against to 3.30 and improving his save percentage to 0.900.
In case you did not hear, the Islanders returned Griffin Reinhart to the Edmonton Oil Kings on Wednesday which is going to change the balance of power in the WHL's Eastern Conference.
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The New York Islanders announced today that defenseman Griffin Reinhart has been returned to his junior club the Edmonton Oil Kings of the Western Hockey League.
Reinhart 19 appeared in four exhibition games with the Islanders this preseason recording two points (one goal and one assist) with a plus-2 rating. The North Vancouver BC native remained with the Islanders through the...
Don't jump to conclusions. Islanders rookie Matt Donovan may have spent his formative years on the hot wind-swept plains of Oklahoma where football is king and ice is mostly found in beverages.
But he was on skates before he can remember -- "2 or 3" he guessed -- and driving a Zamboni by the time he was a teen -- "a rink rat my whole life."
His father a...
John Tavares scored his first two goals of the season and defenseman Matt Donovan added the first of his NHL career to lift the New York Islanders over the Phoenix Coyotes 6-1 on Tuesday night.
Peter Regin and Tavares scored in the first period for the Islanders (2-0-1), and Donovan, Tavares and Colin McDonald connected in the second against beleaguered goalie Mike Smith to turn...
Anthony Duclair had a three point night for the Quebec Remparts tonight, notching a pair of goals and an assist –all on the powerplay– in Quebec’s 4-2 victory. Duclair has had a hot start to the season, with a line of 7-4-11 in 8 games.
Troy Donnay (Erie Otters, OHL; W 3-2): 0 G, 1 A, 2 PIM, Even
MacKenzie Skapski (Kootenay Ice, WHL; In progress): 18 shots, 17 saves
NEW YORK (October 9, 2013) -- New York Islanders forward Frans Nielsen has been fined $5,000 for slashing Phoenix Coyotes forward Martin Hanzal in NHL Game No. 38 on Long Island on Tuesday, October 8, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.
The incident occurred at 13:42 of the third period. Nielsen was assessed a minor penalty for slashing....
Before we look back at last nightâs 6-1 win over the Coyotes; the Islanders announced this morning that they are returning defenseman Griffin Reinhart to Edmonton of the Western Hockey League. This means that Islanders forward Cal Clutterbuck will be activated off injured reserve and will likely see action this upcoming weekend. It will be interesting to see which forward...
New York Islanders forward Frans Nielsen has been fined $5000 for slashing Phoenix Coyotes forward Martin Hanzal in NHL Game No. 38 on Long Island on Tuesday October 8 the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.
The incident occurred at 13:42 of the third period. Nielsen was assessed a minor penalty for slashing.
The fine money goes to the Players...
Matt Donovan has been a bit of an oddity since he was drafted in 2008. Yes, 2008. The same year as Josh Bailey and Travis Hamonic. To be fair, itâs also the same year as Jyri Niemi and Jared Spurgeon. But good defensemen take time to develop. Not all of them will turn out to be a Drew Doughty. (They also make for good reading with your morning coffee if you had Newsday...
On Wednesday, the New York Islanders activated forward Cal Clutterbuck from IR. He is expected to make his Isles debut against the Blackhawks in Chicago on Friday night.The post Isles Activate Cal Clutterbuck appeared first on Committed Indians.
There have been more than a few October nights like last night in Nassau Coliseum in recent seasons. An unfamiliar opponent a less-than-capacity crowd and an Islanders team that didn't rise to the occasion to assert itself at home.
"Things are different" Josh Bailey said after the Islanders ran past the Coyotes 6-1 before an announced crowd of 10288. "We expect...
By IRA PODELL
AP Sports Writer
UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- John Tavares scored his first two goals of the season and defenseman Matt Donovan added the first of his NHL career to lift the New York Islanders over the Phoenix Coyotes 6-1 on Tuesday night.
Peter Regin and Tavares scored in the first period for the Islanders (2-0-1), and Donovan, Tavares and Colin McDonald connected in the second...
The New York Islanders are off to a fast start, and they're in position to hand the Chicago Blackhawks their first three-game winless streak since February 2012 when the teams meet at the United Center on Friday night.
The Islanders have followed up a surprising playoff berth last season by starting 2-0-1 in 2013-14, and they're coming off a 6-1 home victory over Phoenix...
Jesse Graham (OHL Images)
Just one prospect each from the New York Rangers and New York Islanders saw action on Thursday evening with both seeing their teams earn wins. First Jesse Graham (NYI 2012 6th) and his Niagara IceDogs spanked the Owen Sound Attack 7-2.
Graham had a primary assist on Niagara's 2nd goal of the game, a power play goal at 4:09 of the first period. Graham...