Sunday, October 29, 2006

Notes

Nicklas Backstrom scored a goal in his previous game, stopping his two game point drought.

Francois Bouchard has an awesome game on Friday, he was the #1 star of the game with a goal, 2 primary assist and one secondary assist. One of his primary assist was on the overtime game winner.

Maxime Daigneault had a great second start of the season on Saturday. He made 24 saves on 24 shots for his first career pro shutout. He was also named the #1 star of the game in a 5-0 blowout of Albany in what was a crazy game featuring 6 fights. Chris Bourque added to his point totals with a secondary PP assist. Tomas Fleischmann scored two more goals as he continues to destroy the AHL. Eric Fehr continues his nice start to the season as he added a goal. Steven Werner has still yet to get on the score sheet but managed to get 5 for fighting.

Joe Finley was in action this weekend against Travis Morin and Minnesota State and was paired with fellow first round draft pick Brian Lee. He was even with a +2 the first game and in the second on Saturday he scored his first point of the season. A primary assist on the games first goal just under 2 minutes in. Travis Morin while being on the loosing end of both games did however have a better weekend, statistically speaking. He finished as the games second star in both contest. Game 1 saw him score a goal and add a primary assist. In his second game he scored a short handed goal and added two secondary assist. Andrew Joudrey and Wisconsin were completely blitzed this weekend with two losses, one coming 3-0 and one coming 4-1. Joudrey had an assist in the second game on Saturday.

Peter Guggisberg finally notched his first goal of the season on Saturday, a payoff from his promotion to the third line. He now has a goal and two assist in 5 games since his promotion.

Daren Machesney got his first ECHL action. He only made it halfway through the game and gave up 5 goals on just 10 shots.

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