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Big weekend for Flames prospects in WHL, OHL Championships

by Staff Writer / Calgary Flames
Calgary Flames prospects had a big weekend in both the OHL and WHL Championships.


In the WHL Finals, Medicine Hat Tigers and the Vancouver Giants split 1-1, but Flames prospect and Medicine Hat goaltender Matt Keetly was the star of the show in both games. He made 32 saves on 33 shots in game 1 and made another 27 saves in game 2 for a spectacular .952 save percentage, earning the game first star award in both games.

In the OHL Finals, Sudbury’s Devin Didomete led the way in game 2 with two goals and an assist in Sudbury’s 7-3 victory. In the same game, Dan Ryder added a goal and an assist for Plymouth.

2007 OHL CHAMPIONSHIP – Plymouth vs. Sudbury (series: 1-1)
GAME 1 – Plymouth 4 vs. Sudbury 1
GAME 2 – Plymouth 3 vs. Sudbury 7
GAME 3 - Tuesday, May 8 @ Sudbury, 7:30 (ET)
GAME 4 - Wednesday, May 9 @ Sudbury, 7:30 (ET)
GAME 5 - Friday, May 11 @ Plymouth, 7:05 (ET)
GAME 6 - Sunday, May 13 @ Sudbury, 3:00 (ET)
GAME 7 – Tuesday, May 15 @ Plymouth, 7:00 (ET)

DAN RYDER - Centre
5’11 191 lbs. Shoots: R
Birth date: Jan. 12, 1987
Drafted: 4th round (74th overall) 2005 NHL Entry Draft

Season

Club

Lea.

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

2003-04

Peterborough

OHL

63

20

32

52

16

-

-

-

-

-

2004-05

Peterborough

OHL

68

29

53

82

55

-

-

-

-

-

2005-06

Peterborough

OHL

65

38

44

82

57

19

15

16

31

22

2006-07

Peterborough

OHL

29

24

35

59

21

-

-

-

-

-

 

Plymouth

OHL

28

16

17

33

4

16

8

6

14

10

 

TOTALS

OHL

253

127

181

308

153

35

23

22

45

32

- Tied for 3rd on the team in goals (7), and tied for 4th in +/- (+10), and PPG (2) during the 2007 Playoffs
- Had a goal and an assist for the Whalers in game 2 of the OHL Championship

DEVIN DIDOMETE - Left Wing
5’11 189 lbs. Shoots: L
Birth date: May 9, 1988
Drafted: 7th round (187th overall) 2006 NHL Entry Draft

Season

Club

Lea.

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

2004-05

Sudbury

OHL

58

7

8

15

113

11

0

1

1

11

2005-06

Sudbury

OHL

60

15

21

36

202

10

0

4

4

26

2006-07

Sudbury

OHL

62

21

19

40

205

17

6

5

11

43

 

TOTALS

OHL

180

43

48

91

520

38

6

10

16

80

- Leads the team in PIMS (43), and 5th in goals (6) during the 2007 Playoffs
- Had a three point night (2+1) in the Wolves game 2 victory over Plymouth in the OHL Championship

2007 WHL CHAMPIONSHIP – Medicine Hat vs. Vancouver (series: 1-1)
GAME 1 - Medicine Hat 0 vs. Vancouver 1
GAME 2 - Medicine Hat 3 vs. Vancouver 2
GAME 3 - Tuesday, May 8 @ Vancouver, 7:00 (PST)
GAME 4 - Wednesday, May 9 @ Vancouver, 7:00 (PST)
GAME 5 - Friday, May 11 @ Vancouver, 7:30 (PST)
GAME 6 - Sunday, May 13 @ Medicine Hat, 6:00 (MT)
GAME 7 – Monday, May 14 @ Medicine Hat, 7:00 (MT)

MATT KEETLY - Goaltender
6’1 187 lbs. Catches: R
Birth date: April 27, 1986
Drafted: 5th round (158th overall) 2005 NHL Entry Draft

Season

Club

Lea.

GP

W

L

T

MINS

GA

SO

GAA

GP

W

L

MINS

GA

SO

GAA

2003-04

Medicine Hat

AMHL

-

7

4

2

813

48

-

3.54

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

 

Medicine Hat

WHL

3

0

1

0

72

5

0

4.17

2

0

0

15

1

0

4.00

2004-05

Medicine Hat

WHL

32

21

5

3

1846

51

6

*1.66

3

1

0

103

8

0

4.66

2005-06

Medicine Hat

WHL

62

42

13

6

3741

130

6

2.09

13

9

2

864

30

0

2.08

2006-07

Medicine Hat

WHL

55

42

11

1

3258

119

6

2.19

18

13

5

1084

39

4

2.16

 

TOTALS

WHL

152

105

30

10

8917

305

18

2.05

36

23

7

2066

78

4

2.27

- Leads the WHL in shutouts (4) and wins (13), 2nd in GAA (2.16), 3rd in S% (.915%) during the 2007 Playoffs
- Was named as the games 1st star in both games 1 and 2 – stopped 59 of 62 shots for a .952% save percentage
- Named as the WHL Player of the Week (April 30th – May 6th)

GORD BALDWIN - Defence
6’5 211 lbs. Shoots: L
Birth date: March 1, 1987
Drafted: 3rd round (69th overall) 2005 NHL Entry Draft

Season

Club

Lea.

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

2003-04

Wpg. Thrashers

MMHL

39

5

16

21

66

-

-

-

-

-

2004-05

Medicine Hat

WHL

66

3

8

11

73

13

2

2

4

8

2005-06

Medicine Hat

WHL

71

4

20

24

119

13

0

9

9

22

2006-07

Medicine Hat

WHL

53

7

19

26

70

18

2

4

6

30

 

TOTALS

WHL

190

14

47

61

262

44

4

15

19

60

- 3rd in goals (2) amongst Tigers defensemen during the 2007 Playoffs, and 3rd in PIMs (30), +4

J.D. WATT - Right Wing
6’2 203 lbs. Shoots: R
Birth date: May 25, 1987
Drafted: 4th round (111th overall) 2005 NHL Entry Draft

Season

Club

Lea.

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

2003-04

Drumheller

AJHL

59

20

17

37

245

-

-

-

-

-

 

Vancouver

WHL

3

1

0

1

0

10

0

3

3

14

2004-05

Vancouver

WHL

66

6

7

13

213

-

-

-

-

-

2005-06

Vancouver

WHL

58

8

29

37

199

18

4

3

7

42

2006-07

Vancouver

WHL

70

34

19

53

182

16

2

2

4

40

 

TOTALS

WHL

197

49

55

104

594

44

6

8

14

96

- Leads the team in PIMS (40) during the 2007 Playoffs

 

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