• Friday, April 5th: Portland 4, at Manchester 2
The Portland Pirates clinched the first ever VIP Cup with a 4-2 win over the Manchester Monarchs.
Goalie Mike Lee stopped 24 shots and Phil Lane scored twice for the Pirates to lead them to victory.
Portland won the VIP Cup thanks to a 7-5 record vs. Manchester this season.
• Sunday, April 7th: Springfield 4, Portland 2
The Springfield Falcons clinched the Northeast Division title with a 4-2 victory over the Pirates in Portland.
Andy Miele scored twice for the Pirates in the loss, with Mike Lee making 29 saves on 33 shots.
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Five prospects are playing for the Gwinnett Gladiators:
• Goalie Mike Lee is 14-12-1 with a 2.35 goals-against average and a .911 save percentage.
• Goalie Louis Domingue is 23-9-2 with a 2.69 goals-against average and a .904 save percentage.
• Forward Scott Arnold has eight goals and 12 assists in 32 games.
• Forward Evan Bloodoff has 20 goals and 18 assists in 52 games.
• Defenseman Justin Weller has two goals and nine assists in 65 games.
• Goalie Louis Domingue is 2-0-0 with a 1.00 goals-against average and a .952 save percentage.
• Forward Scott Arnold has one goal and one assist in two games.
• Forward Evan Bloodoff has one goal and two assists in two games.
• Defenseman Justin Weller has played in two games.
Canadian Hockey League
Eleven prospects are playing junior hockey for Canadian Hockey League teams:
• Defenseman Mathieu Brisebois has 19 goals and 54 assists in 64 games for Rouyn-Noranda (QMJHL)
• Forward Andrew Fritsch has 27 goals and 25 assists in 55 games for Sault Ste. Marie (OHL)
• Defenseman Justin Hache has seven goals and 26 assists in 68 games for Cape Breton (QMJHL)
• Forward Lucas Lessio has 19 goals and 15 assists in 35 games for Oshawa (OHL)
• Defenseman James Melindy has four goals and 20 assists in 67 games for Moncton (QMJHL)
• Defenseman Connor Murphy (injured) has six goals and 12 assists in 33 games for Sarnia (OHL)
• Forward Tobias Rieder has 27 goals and 29 assists in 52 games for Kitchener (OHL)
• Forward Henrik Samuelsson has 33 goals and 47 assists in 69 games for Edmonton (WHL)
• Forward Maxime Villemaire has 13 goals and 11 assists in 29 games for Saint John (QMJHL).
• Goalie Marek Langhamer is 15-12-1 with a 3.44 goals-against average and a .899 save percentage for Medicine Hat (WHL)
• Defenseman Mathieu Brisebois has two goals and five assists in seven games for Rouyn-Noranda (QMJHL)
• Forward Andrew Fritsch has two assists in six games for Sault Ste. Marie (OHL)
• Forward Lucas Lessio has one goal and two assists in eight games for Oshawa (OHL)
• Defenseman James Melindy has played in five games for Moncton (QMJHL)
• Forward Tobias Rieder has one goal and six assists in seven games for Kitchener (OHL)
• Forward Henrik Samuelsson has two goals and four assists in seven games for Edmonton (WHL)
• Forward Maxime Villemaire has two goals in four games for Saint John (QMJHL).
• Forward Samuel "Hunter" Fejes has eight goals and six assists in 41 games for Colorado College (WCHA)
• Defenseman Rhett Holland (injured) has played three games for Michigan State (CCHA)
• Forward Zac Larraza has 12 goals and nine assists in 36 games for University of Denver (WCHA)
• Forward Viktor Tikhonov has 22 goals and 25 assists in 54 games for St. Petersburg, including playoffs.
European Elite Leagues
• Defenseman Jonas Ahnelov has three goals and six assists in 58 games for Modo (SWE), including playoffs.
• Forward Vladimir Ruzicka has 11 goals and 27 assists in 61 games for Slavia Praha (CZECH), including playoffs.
• Forward Alexander Ruuttu has nine goals and 17 assists in 35 games for Kiekko-Vantaa (FIN D1), has six assists in 22 games for Ilves (SM-liiga), and has played four games for Jokerit (SM-liiga)
• Defenseman Niklas Tikkinen has three goals and 15 assists in 14 games for Espoo (Jr. A SM-liiga), one goal and seven assists in 25 games for Espoo (SM-liiga), one goal and two assists in five games for HCK (Finland2), and three assists in two games for LeKi (Finland2).