BROSSARD – After a 2-2 tie in the first game, Team Red steamrolled its way to a 7-1 victory over Team White in the second game of the intrasquad scrimmage at Canadiens Development Camp on Friday.

Habs prospects faced off in a pair of 4-on-4, 25-minute games at a packed CN Sports Complex. The roster was split for the session as follows, with goaltenders rotating duties between squads:


Here's a recap of the day's action:

Game 1

Sam Harris opened the scoring when he tapped in a feed from Bronson Ride at 4:03, beating Quentin Miller with assists from Ride and Michael Hage.

Sam Harris taps it in to open the scoring

Emanuelson Charbonneau evened things up when he pinched in and rifled a shot from the high slot which made it through and in past Jacob Fowler at 9:20. Jules Boilard picked up a helper on the play.

Charbonneau's shot makes it through and in

Tyler Thorpe gave Team White another go-ahead goal, scored against Fowler, when Logan Sawyer sprung him for a breakaway from his own goal line at 11:35. Luke Mittelstadt picked up the secondary assist on the goal.

Tyler Thorpe scores on a breakaway

Joshua Nadeau tied the game at the 17:57 mark when he drove in on the right side and wristed a shot past Mikus Vecvanags to make it a 2-2 game, with Francesco Dell’Elce earning a helper.

Joshua Nadeau scores off a wrister

Game 2

Florian Xhekaj got things going early in the second game, driving the puck in and completing a give-and-go with Joshua Nadeau to beat Vecvanags and make it 1-0 at 1:57. Ride also picked up an assist.

Xhekaj opens the scoring in the second game

Hage gave his team a two-goal lead when he accepted a pass banked off the boards by Harris and wristed it past Vecvanags at 4:53.

Hage doubles the lead

Harris made it a 3-0 game when he completed a tic-tac-toe with Hage and Dell’Elce against Vecvanags at the 6:38 mark.

Harris completes the tic-tac-toe

Less than a minute later, Harris added another when he jammed it in past Vecvanags from in close to give Team Red a 4-0 lead.

Harris jams it in on the backhand

Exactly a minute after that, Protz fed Nadeau off the faceoff, with Nadeau firing it in and beating Vecvanags from near the hash marks to put Team Red ahead 5-0. Charles Savoie picked up a secondary assist on the play.

Nadeau fires it in from the dot

Nadeau scored on Vecvanags from nearly the exact same spot just 35 seconds later, this time off a feed from Dell'Elce.

Dell'elce feeds Nadeau for his second of the game

Thorpe finally got Team White on the board at the 12:08 mark of the game, wristing it from near the top of the circle past Miller after Charbonneau skated the puck in deep and sent it his way.

Thorpe scores from the point

Xhekaj wrapped things up with Team Red’s seventh of the game, wristing it through traffic near the hash marks at 21:17 to beat Fowler. Ride and Protz got the assists.

Xhekaj scores his 2nd of the game from the hashmarks



Merrill, Sawyer, and Xhekaj score in the shootout

Rewatch the full scrimmage on-demand on YouTube: