Goalie Eamon McAdam of the Waterloo Black Hawks in the United States Hockey League stole the show Wednesday with 11 saves in 30-plus minutes of work to earn Most Valuable Player honors and help Team West to a 2-1 victory over Team East in the USHL/NHL Top Prospects Game presented by CCM at the L.C. Walker Arena in Muskegon, Mich.
The West received a first-period goal from Conor McGlynn of the Sioux City Musketeers and a second-period tally by Jason Cotton of the Tri-City Storm to open a two-goal cushion. McAdam was replaced with 9:20 remaining in the second by Waterloo teammate Cal Petersen, who yielded one goal on 21 shots.
McAdam, ranked No. 7 in NHL Central Scouting's midterm release of the top North American draft-eligible goalies, was asked after the game if there was a little more on the line for both goalies on such a grand stage.