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Almost all of the Rangers key prospects were in action last night, and almost all of them failed to make a dent on the score sheet. In fact, only Boo Nieves (2nd, 2012) of Michigan notched any sort of point, with two assists in Michigan’s 6-3 win over Western Michigan in the CCHA. The other 12 prospects in action were all left scoreless.
Be sure to check after the jump for the full scoring lines for the games. Also check out our Prospect Stats page for season long scoring lines.
AHL (L 2-1)
Dylan McIlrath: 0 G, 0 A, 0 PIM, Even
Blake Parlett: 0 G, 0 A, 0 PIM, -1
Kyle Jean: 0 G, 0 A, 0 PIM, Even
Jason Wilson: 0 G, 0 A, 0 PIM, Even
Andrew Yogan: 0 G, 0 A, 0 PIM, Even
Brady Skjei (Minnesota, T 2-2): 0 G, 0 A, 2 PIM, +1
Boo Nieves (Michigan, W 6-3): 0 G, 2 A, 2 PIM, +2
Steven Fogarty (Notre Dame, T 1-1): 0 G, 0 A, 0 PIM, Even
Oscar Lindberg (Skelleftea AIK, SOW 4-3): 0 G, 0 A, 0 PIM, -2
Jesper Fast(h) (HV71, SOL 4-3): 0 G, 0 A, 0 PIM, Even
Shane McColgan (Saskat...
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