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Prospect Park: Gropp And T-Birds Draw First Blood In Game One Win

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

Game one of the WHL Championship finals saw Ryan Gropp and his Seattle Thunderbirds draw first blood over Sergey Zborovskiy’s Regina Pats with a 2-1 overtime win. The win gives Seattle a 1-0 series lead and even better steals away home-ice advantage with the finals played in a 2-3-2 format. This was a very closely played game with both teams …

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Prospect Park: One Day Later Opposite Results

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

24 hours after the games on Tuesday night led to the opposite of results on Wednesday night. It might be safe to say that the two remaining Ranger prospects and their teams are looking at series that will wind up going seven games. Sergey Zborovskiy (2015 third) and his Regina Pats were desperately trying to avoid going down 3-1 for …

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Prospect Park: Zborovskiy Sets Up Overtime Winner

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

Saturday night was overtime night as both games involving Ranger prospects wound up needing extra time to find a winner. It is a shame that only one team was able to find a way to win their overtime contest. Sergey Zborovskiy (2015 third) turned playmaker setting up the game-winning goal as his Regina Pats defeated the Lethbridge Hurricanes in overtime …

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Prospect Park: Ryan Gropp Helps Seattle Earn Game One Win

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

Down to just two New York Ranger prospects in the CHL playoffs, both in the WHL playing conference finals but openned this round with different results. Ryan Gropp helped Seattle earn a game one win but Regina let down against the Lethbridge Hurricanes. Ryan Gropp (2015 second) earned the game’s first star with a 1-1-2 performance as his Seattle Thunderbirds …

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Prospect Park: Ryan Gropp Returns To Set Up Overtime Winner

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

Ryan Gropp (2015 second) returned to the Seattle Thunderbird lineup after missing four games with what was reportedly a concussion as his Thunderbirds defeated the Everett Silvertips 5-4 in the first overtime. The win gives the Thunderbirds a commanding 3-0 lead as the Thunderbirds won their seventh straight playoff game. Seattle jumped out to a 3-0 lead with Gropp not …

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Prospect Park: Fontaine’s Triple Overtime Winner Leads Huskies

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

We saw a good night as two teams got to advance to the second round of their league’s playoffs while two others have moved to one game of eliminating their opposition. Two game-winning goals including a triple overtime winner and so far a pretty nice response from the Ranger’s current class of prospects. Gabriel Fontaine (2016 sixth) scored at 26 …

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Prospect Park: Zborovskiy and Regina Advance To Second Round

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

Sergey Zborovskiy (2015 third) was scoreless as his Regina Pats defeated the Calgary Hitmen 5-1 and eliminate the Hitman 4-0. The Pats who are the top seed in the WHL’s Eastern Conference advance to the second round. This series was a mismatch from the start with Regina scoring five goals in all four game while allowing just six total goals. Now …

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Prospect Park: A Not-So Good Night

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

This was not one of those good nights as one player was out injured, another appears to have reinjured himself and those who played really did not produce.  The good news is at least most teams won and are close to advancing to the next round. The bad news is how hurt are Ryan Gropp and Brad Morrison as nobody …

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Prospect Park: Sean Day Leads The Spitfires To Game Three Win

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

Sean Day (2016 third) had a two-assist night to lead his Windsor Spitfires to a 3-1 win over the London Knights in game three of their OHL Western Conference series. Day using his skating and passing skills was the difference maker as he earned the game’s third star for his performance. Day got going by setting up Julius Nattinen’s first …

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Prospect Park: Wall’s Shutout Leads A Good Day For Prospects

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

It was a pretty good day for the Ranger prospects who saw action on Saturday. A shutout, two stars of the game, a game-winning goal and a 4-1 overall record for the playoff playing prospects. Could this be the year where we see multiple league champions (or another NCAA Champion)? Tyler Wall (2016 sixth) and his second-seeded UMass-Lowell River Hawks …