Taylor Leier celebrates a goal. (Photo courtesy of Flickr)
By Jake Pavorsky (@JakePavorsky)
As the junior and hockey college seasons are coming down the final stretch, many Philadelphia Flyers prospects are trying to making a lasting impact on their 2012-13 season.
In relief for starting goalie Jake Patterson, Anthony Stolarz had an impressive showing for the London Knights. After Patterson let up two goals in just 5:12 action, Knights head coach Dale Hunter called upon Stolarz to finish the game. Despite stopping 29 of 31 shots, his efforts were in vain as the Erie Otters topped the Knights 4-3. But as Patterson continues to struggle, the 19 year old Stolarz is now getting plenty of opportunity to shine. He stepped on the ice for Sunday night’s game, and stopped 40 of 41 shots, helping the Night cruise past the Niagara IceDogs 5-1.
It’s been a fantastic week for the Portland Winterhawks‘ Taylor Leier, whose offensive contributions have helped the Winterhawks claim the top spot in t...