DAN'S PROSPECT PLAYOFF NOTES

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DAN\'S PROSPECT PLAYOFF NOTES
NYI Director of Player Development on the CHL playoffs

by Dan Marshall

Saturday, April 1

[Editor's note: Islanders Director of Player Development Dan Marshall is the man responsible for communicating with the organization's prospects on a daily basis. During the course of the season, Dan travels thousands of miles to visit with the prospects and monitor their development. Dan has been kind enough to volunteer to send us periodic updates on how some of the team's prospects are doing in the playoffs of the Ontario Hockey League and Western Hockey League.]

BLAKE COMEAU (2004 second round pick)
Left wing -  Kelowna vs Kootenay (WHL 1st round)

Friday night in Kelowna British Columbia Blake Comeau helped his team take a 3 games to 2 lead in the series vs Kootenay, by setting up the game-winner on the power play and scoring his third goal of the playoffs into the empty net to seal a 4-1  win. Blake seems to really feed off the home crowd at Prospera Place and the fans in return feed off of Blake's big hits and smart playmaking."

Stats:GP/5 G/3 A/3 PTS/6 PIMS/10

                                                                                               
KELOWNA vs. KOOTENAY                                                                          
Kelowna leads 3-2                                                                             
Game 1                                                                                        
Kootenay 3 at Kelowna 2 (OT)                                                            
Game 2
Kootenay 1 at Kelowna 5
Game 3
Kelowna 3 at Kootenay 4
Game 4
Kelowna 5 at Kootenay 4
Game 5
Kelowna 4 Kootenay 1
Game 6 - Sun., April 2 at Kootenay
Game 7 - Tues., April 4 at Kelowna
 
DUSTIN KOHN (2005 second round pick)
Defenseman - Brandon vs Moose Jaw (OHL first round)
Thursday night in Brandon, Dustin Kohn and the Brandon Wheat Kings fell to a hard nosed  Moose Jaw Warriors club 4 to 1." Their forwards were all over our defense and they were in our face on every shift tonight", said Dustin, who carries himself well and really understands what it takes to be successful within a team environment."

Kohn Stats: GP/3  G/0  A/4  PTS/4  PIMs/10
 
MOOSE JAW vs. BRANDON
Series 2-2
Game 1
Brandon 1 at Moose Jaw 5
Game 2
Brandon 2 at Moose Jaw 1
Game 3
Moose Jaw 2 at Brandon 3
Game 4
Moose Jaw 4, Brandon 1
Game 5 - Sun., April 2 at Moose Jaw 7:00
Game 6 - Tues., April 4 at Brandon 7:00 *
Game 7 - Wed., April 5 at Moose Jaw 7:00 *

LUCH AQUINO (2005 seventh round pick)
Center - Brampton vs. Belleville (OHL first round)
Friday night in Brampton Ontario, Luch Aquino scored his fifth GOAL of the playoffs and assisted on the other Brampton goal, but it was not enough as Belleville's goaltender Sebastian Dahm made 34 saves in the win. Luch is one of those players if he gets two or three chances to score he is going to bury it. Luch
has really matured and has polished his game in Brampton under the tuteladge of head coach Stan Butler.

Stats:GP/5 G/5 A/7 PTS/12 PIMS/4
Brampton vs. Belleville
(Brampton leads 3-2)
Game 1
BRAMPTON 3, Belleville 2 (OT)
Game 2
Belleville 3, BRAMPTON 2 (OT)
Game 3
Brampton 3, BELLEVILLE 1
Game 4
Brampton 4, BELLEVILLE 3 (OT)
Game 5
Belleville 3, BRAMPTON 2
Game 6 - Sat., April 1 at Belleville 7:15*
Game 7 - Tues., April 4 at Brampton 7:30*
 
NICK TUZZOLINO (2005 seventh round pick)
Defenseman - Sudbury vs. Kingston (OHL first round)
Friday night in Kingston Ontario Nick Tuzzolino's Sudbury team dropped a 3-0 decision to Kingston .The story in this game was Danny Taylor, the goaltender for Kingston, who stopped all 39 shots.

Stats: GP/5 G/0 A/2 PTS/2 PIMS/10
Sudbury vs. Kingston
(Sudbury leads series 3-2)
Game 1
KINGSTON 5, Sudbury 3
Game 2
Sudbury 4, KINGSTON 1
Game 3
SUDBURY 2, Kingston 0
Game 4
SUDBURY 5, Kingston 2
Game 5
KINGSTON 3, Sudbury 0
Game 6 - Sun., April 2 at Sudbury 7:00*
Game 7 - Tues., April 4 at Kingston 7:00*
 
JASON PITTON (2004 eighth round pick)
LW - Guelph vs. Saginaw (OHL first round)
Thursday night in Saginaw, Michigan Jason Pitton scored the tying goal in a 4-3 road win to help Guelph sweep the series. It was his second goal of the
playoffs. Jason's preparation and commitment is as sound as any player I have seen in junior hockey. He really knows how to prepare to go to battle.

Stats:GP/4 G/2 A/0 PTS/2 PIMS/4

GUELPH vs. SAGINAW
(Guelph wins series 4-0)
Game 1 - GUELPH 3, Saginaw 2
Game 2 - Guelph 4, SAGINAW 1
Game 3 - GUELPH 4, Saginaw 1
Game 4 - Guelph 4, SAGINAW 3

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - MTL 76 47 21 8 200 169 102
2 x - NYR 74 47 20 7 226 172 101
3 TBL 76 46 23 7 244 198 99
4 PIT 75 41 23 11 207 188 93
5 NYI 76 44 27 5 230 211 93
6 DET 74 40 22 12 216 201 92
7 WSH 75 40 25 10 218 186 90
8 BOS 75 37 25 13 199 195 87
9 OTT 74 37 25 12 216 199 86
10 FLA 75 34 26 15 186 205 83
11 PHI 76 30 29 17 198 219 77
12 CBJ 75 36 35 4 207 232 76
13 NJD 75 31 32 12 167 192 74
14 CAR 74 28 36 10 173 202 66
15 TOR 76 28 42 6 198 244 62
16 BUF 75 20 47 8 144 254 48

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 76 34 40 -3 74
R. Strome 75 15 32 19 47
K. Okposo 54 15 31 -10 46
F. Nielsen 75 13 28 9 41
B. Nelson 76 18 22 9 40
A. Lee 70 23 16 12 39
J. Bailey 64 15 23 4 38
J. Boychuk 66 8 25 9 33
T. Hamonic 66 5 25 16 30
N. Leddy 72 10 19 15 29
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 35 16 2 .915 2.39
C. Johnson 8 8 1 .889 3.08

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