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Prospect Park: First Star Huska Key To UConn Win

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

The Saturday night Rangers prospect report is led by first star Adam Huska’s 37 saves as he leads his UConn Huskies to a 5-1 win over the Maine Black Bears in Hockey East action. It was not the best of evenings for the prospects with just two of them seeing their team earn wins on Saturday. After a heartbreaking loss …

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Prospect Park: Ronning’s Goal Is Difference Maker In Giants Win

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

It was an interesting Friday night for the five Ranger prospects in action led by Ty Ronning’s second game-winning goal being the difference maker for his Vancouver Giants. The three skaters saw their teams win but the two goalie prospects both lost their regular season debuts by 4-3 scores. Ty Ronning and his Vancouver Giants turned a 0-2 deficit into …

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Prospect Park: Gettinger’s Overtime Goal Beats Day’s Spitfires

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

Thursday night hockey saw Tim Gettinger’s fourth goal of the season as an overtime winning goal for his Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds. The Greyhounds were taking on their West Divison rivals Sean Day’s Windsor Spitfires for the first time this season and came away with a 4-3 overtime win. The Greyhounds were on the road for this contest, a contest …

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Prospect Park: Huska Has Solid Debut In UConn Win

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

Two of the Ranger’s three college prospects made their season debut on Saturday with goalie Adam Huska (HOO-skuh) having a solid debut to lead his UConn Huskies to a win. It was only an exhibition game against Canadian college St. Francis Xavier of Nova Scotia but the “X-Men” have a roster of players who played in the CHL so it …

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Prospect Park: Ronning Earns First-Star In Giant’s Win

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

With just two prospects in action on Friday night, it is an easy report to file. Ty Ronning earned the game’s “first-star” leading his Vancouver Giants to a 6-3 win. The home win over the Kamloops Blazers was the Giants first win of the season after dropping their first two games. Ronning scored twice as part of a strong all-around …

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Prospect Park: Gettinger’s Three Pace Greyhounds Win

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

Tim Gettinger had himself a solid Sunday with a goal and two assists to help lead his Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds to their first win of the season. The Greyhounds earned a 5-1 win Sunday afternoon over the London Knights thanks to an excellent effort out of the 2016 fifth -round pick. Gettinger got things going for the Greyhounds when …

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Prospect Park: Ty Ronning Goal Only Offense For Giants

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

The 2017-2018 New York Ranger prospect season got off to a thud as Ty Ronning score the only goal for his Vancouver Giants as they dropped their season opener to the Victoria Royals 7-1. It was a pretty ugly loss for Ronning and his teammates who are looking to rebound from last season’s last-place finish. This was obviously not the …

Prospect Park: In The End Sean Day Is A Champion

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

On the last day of the 2016-2017 prospect season, the least likely of prospects Sean Day became a champion. Day and his Windsor Spitfires did what few (including myself) was possible and won the 2017 Memorial Cup after defeating fellow OHL team the Erie Otters 4-3. The Spitfires who were eliminated in the first round of the OHL playoffs and …

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Prospect Park: Gernander Is Fall Guy For Ranger Failures

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

Ken Gernander is being made into the fall guy and paid with his job for the failures of the New York Rangers to properly restock their prospect pipeline. Yes, the Hartford Wolfpack had one of their worst seasons in years and yes, they have failed to make the playoffs in four of the last five seasons. But here is the …

Prospect Park: Gropp’s Goal Ignited Thunderbird Outburst To Tie Series

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

While the Ranger season may be over, three Ranger prospects are fighting for a chance to play for the Memorial Cup. On Wednesday night, the first star of the game Ryan Gropp ignited a six-goal outburst by his Seattle Thunderbirds as they defeated the Regina Pats 6-1. The win ties the WHL Championship finals at two games each but it …

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 …

Prospect Park: Gropp And Zborovskiy One Win From Meeting In Finals

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

The two Ranger prospects still playing in the CHL playoffs both saw action on Friday night with their teams playing in crucial game fives. The good news is that both players saw their teams earn wins and now are one win away from meeting each other in the WHL finals. Ryan Gropp (2015 second) wound up with the game-winning goal …