It’s been a busy two weeks for Princeton recruits. Some finished with their playoffs, while others just started. The Tigers also picked up a big commitment from Malden Catholic right wing Jack Adams.
Here’s more from this week’s Princeton hockey recruit roundup:
Camrose took its series with a 3-2 OT win against Drumheller on March 19, The Kodiaks started their series with the Brooks Bandits, and hold a 2-0 lead in the series. Spencer Kryzcka recorded a goal and an assist in Camrose’s second win of the series.
The Rangers were swept by Ottawa in their second playoff series, and were shut out in their last loss.
Cobourg’s series against Trenton went to six games, with the Cougars falling 2-1 in the last game. Alex Riche recorded one assist in the series.
After defeating Aurora, Kingston is currently tied in its series with Trenton 1-1. Colin Tonge had a two-goal game in Kingston’s 7-1 win over Aurora, and added a goal and an assist in the series-clinching 6-2 win.
Austin Shaw made 39 saves in a 6-1 win over Amarilo. He earned a couple of losses against Lone Star, stopping 25 of 30 shots one night and making 14 of 16 saves the next. Wichita Falls will play the Killer Bees in a best-of-three series to start the playoffs.
Shattuck St. Mary’s made the USA U-18 tournament, where it defeated Amherst 11-0 and fell to the N.J. Avalanche 5-4 before the quarterfinals. In the quarterfinals, Shattuck beat the Buffalo Jr. Sabres 4-2, but fell to the Connecticut Wolf Pack 4-1 in the semifinals. Jake Paganelli finished the tournament with one goal and four assists.
The Phantoms extended their winning streak to 17games before falling to Omaha. Josh Melnick recorded a goal in Youngstown’s win on March 20, added an assist on March 22 and a goal in the loss to Omaha.
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