Avalanche prospect Kelsey Tessier continues to tear up the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League’s postseason, helping to stake his Moncton Wildcats squad to a 2-0 lead over the Saint John Sea Dogs in the QMJHL Finals.
Tessier notched two assists Friday in Game One of the series, a 5-1 Moncton victory. The center then scored a goal and added a helper Sunday in a 9-3 Wildcat triumph during Game Two.
Tessier, Colorado’s third selection (fourth round, 110th overall) in the 2008 Entry Draft, leads all QMJHL postseason scorers with 25 points (11g/14a) in 17 contests.
Game Three of the QMJHL President’s Cup Final is slated for Tuesday evening.USHLNathan Condon
and the Fargo Force have jumped out to a 2-0 lead in their best-of-five USHL Clark Cup Finals matchup with the Green Bay Gamblers.
The forward posted a +1 plus/minus rating in Friday’s 2-0 shutout victory over the Gamblers and was held pointless in the Force’s 4-1 triumph Saturday in Game Two, with both contests taking place in Green Bay.
Condon has totaled five points (3g/2a) in 10 playoff games for Fargo.
The series now moves to Fargo’s home ice, where the Force can claim the title with a win Friday in Game Three.Charlotte Checkers
Colorado’s ECHL affiliate was eliminated from the 2010 Kelly Cup Playoffs last week by the Cincinnati Cyclones.
Trailing in their American Conference Semifinal series, 3-2, Charlotte fought off elimination courtesy of a 3-0 home victory in Game Six last Tuesday. However, the Checkers were sent home following a 2-1 defeat the next night.