Princeton Hockey Recruit Roundup

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:

AJHL:

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.

CCHL:

The Rangers were swept by Ottawa in their second playoff series, and were shut out in their last loss.

OJHL:

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.

NAHL:

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.

Prep:

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.

USHL:

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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Recruit Roundup

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 how the recruits fared: Continue reading Recruit Roundup

Princeton Hockey Recruit Roundup

Most of Princeton’s recruits are in the middle of their postseasons. Merritt and Josh Teves were eliminated, but Camrose, Kingston, Gloucester and Cobourg are still in the playoffs.

Derek Topatigh also committed to Princeton last week.

Here’s more from this week’s Princeton hockey recruit roundup:

CCHL

Gloucester advanced past Kemptville with two wins. Joey Fallon recorded four points (2g, 2a) in the first win, while Max Veronneau scored a goal. Veronneau followed with two points (1g, 1a) in the second win, including the assist on the overtime goal.

The Rangers trail their second series 2-0. So far Fallon had an assist in each of the first two games. Ryan Kuffner has not returned to the lineup.

NAHL:

Austin Shaw did not play this week, and was not dressed as the backup in the last two games.

Prep:

Shattuck St. Mary’s and Jake Paganelli will participate in nationals, which will take place in Buffalo from Mach 26-30. The team defeated Bauer Emerson in the U18 semifinals 9-0 on Wednesday, and followed with a 3-2 championship win over the Minnesota Blades.

USHL:

The Phantoms are on a 14-game winning streak, but Josh Melnick‘s point streak was snapped at 10 games. On Saturday, he recorded two assists.

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Recruit Roundup

Most of Princeton’s recruits are in the middle of their postseasons. Merritt and Josh Teves were eliminated, but Camrose, Kingston, Gloucester and Cobourg are still in the playoffs.

Derek Topatigh also committed to Princeton last week.

Here’s more on how the recruits fared: Continue reading Recruit Roundup

Princeton Hockey Recruit Roundup

The playoffs have started for several Princeton recruits, and Alex Riche and Colin Tonge have already moved on to the second round.

Josh Melnick still leads the USHL in assists, and the Phantoms are on a 12-game winning streak.

Here’s more from this week’s Princeton hockey recruit roundup:

BCHL:

The Merritt Centennials were swept by the Vernon Vipers in the first round of the playoffs. Josh Teves finished the postseason with two assists

CCHL:

Gloucester fell 6-4 in its regular-season finale. Max Veronneau recorded an assist and Joey Fallon scored a goal. Ryan Kuffner has missed the last few games.

The Rangers started their playoff series with Kemptville, and Fallon recorded four points (2g, 2a) and Max Veronneau added a goal.

Here’s a video of one of Fallon’s goals:

OJHL:

Cobourg and Kingston swept their first-round series. Alex Riche recorded one goal and three assists in the series win over Whitby, while Colin Tonge netted one goal for Kingston.

NAHL:

Austin Shaw started all three games over the past week. On Tuesday, Shaw made 25 saves in a 7-4 win. He stopped 21 of 22 shots in a 3-1 win over Wenatchee on Friday and played 11:05 minutes in Saturday’s win.

USHL:

Josh Melnick recorded two points (1g, 1a) in Friday’s 7-3 win and added an assist on Saturday. Melnick is fifth in scoring in the USHL and is on a 10-game points streak with 20 points (4g, 16a) over that stretch.

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Recruit Roundup

The playoffs have started for several Princeton recruits, and Alex Riche and Colin Tonge have already moved on to the second round.

Josh Melnick still leads the USHL in assists, and the Phantoms are on a 12-game winning streak.

Here’s more on how the recruits fared this week:

BCHL:

The Merritt Centennials were swept by the Vernon Vipers in the first round of the playoffs. Josh Teves finished the postseason with two assists

CCHL:

Gloucester fell 6-4 in its regular-season finale. Max Veronneau recorded an assist and Joey Fallon scored a goal. Ryan Kuffner has missed the last few games.

The Rangers started their playoff series with Kemptville, and Fallon recorded four points (2g, 2a) and Max Veronneau added a goal.

Here’s a video of one of Fallon’s goals:

OJHL:

Cobourg and Kingston swept their first-round series. Alex Riche recorded one goal and three assists in the series win over Whitby, while Colin Tonge netted one goal for Kingston.

NAHL:

Austin Shaw started all three games over the past week. On Tuesday, Shaw made 25 saves in a 7-4 win. He stopped 21 of 22 shots in a 3-1 win over Wenatchee on Friday and played 11:05 minutes in Saturday’s win.

USHL:

Josh Melnick recorded two points (1g, 1a) in Friday’s 7-3 win and added an assist on Saturday. Melnick is fifth in scoring in the USHL and is on a 10-game points streak with 20 points (4g, 16a) over that stretch.

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Princeton Ends Season With Shutout Loss To Dartmouth

One night after giving up the game-winning goal, Princeton returned to Thompson Arena for a do-or-die Game 2. Rebounding from the heartbreak, Princeton turned in a good first period.

It was an overall good effort from the Tigers, but not enough to keep Dartmouth from winning the game and the series 2-0.

The loss marked the ninth time this season Princeton was shut out, and the Tigers were winless on the road. Despite the two losses in the ECAC opening round, the improvement in Princeton was visible over the weekend.

 

“I thought the weekend was really good hockey, and for a 12 to 5 [seed] matchup I thought it was great,” Princeton head coach Ron Fogarty said. “Both games were really close and great opportunities all throughout both 60 minutes.” Continue reading Princeton Ends Season With Shutout Loss To Dartmouth