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ADAMS HAS THREE-GOAL WEEKEND:
Collin Adams scored three goals in two games as the North Dakota Fighting Hawks opened up conference play with a weekend series against Miami University-Ohio on Nov. 8 and 9. Adams scored his second goal of the season as the Fighting Hawks claimed a 7-1 win on Friday. Adams had two goals, including the game-winner, during Saturday's 5-4 victory.
Through nine games of Adams' junior season, the Isles' 2016 sixth-round pick (170th overall) has eight points (4G, 4A) and two game-winning goals.
North Dakota leads the NCHC with six points a 2-0-0 record. Overall, North Dakota has a record of 7-1-1 and is ranked 10th overall in the NCAA.
BOLDUC'S STRONG SHOWING IN THE Q:
Samuel Bolduc had a busy week after helping Team QMJHL split its series with Team Russia in the 2019 CIBC Canada Russia Series. Bolduc and Team QMJHL dropped a 4-3 result to Team Russia on Nov. 4, but came back and edged out Team Russia for a 4-3 overtime victory on Nov. 5. Bolduc finished the second game with a plus-one rating.
In the QMJHL with the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada, Bolduc earned the first star of the game honors on Nov. 8, as the Armada beat the Quebec Remparts 3-1. Bolduc had a plus-two showing.
Through 19 games this season, Blainville-Boisbriand is ranked 12th overall in the Q with a record of 9-8-2 and 20 points. Bolduc has seven points (1G, 6A) during that span.
COSKEY SCORES TWICE, JENKINS HAS FOUR-POINT NIGHT:
In the OHL, Cole Coskey has scored goals in back-to-back contests. Coskey scored his 11th goal of the season in Saginaw's 2-0 victory over Mississauga Steelheads on Nov. 9. Coskey scored his second goal in Saginaw's high-scoring 7-6 OT win over the Windsor Spitfires on Nov. 10. Coskey finished the evening with two points (1G, 1A). The Isles' 2019 seventh-round pick (209th overall) has 26 points (12G, 14A) through 19 games this season.
Blade Jenkins had a four-point night (1G, 3A) against the Spitfires, which earned him third star honors. On the season, Jenkins has 17 points (6G, 11A) through 19 games.
Saginaw is ranked second in the OHL's West Division with a record of 11-6-2 and 24 points through 18 games.
NEWKIRK LIGHTS THE LAMP:
In the WHL, Reece Newkirk scored his fifth goal of the season and the sole goal for the Portland Winterhawks on Nov. 8 who fell 3-1 to the Vancouver Giants. Newkirk has 19 points (5G, 14A) through 17 games this season. The Winterhawks are ranked second in the WHL's US Division with 23 points and a record of 11-5-1 through 17 games played.
PIVONKA POSTS TWO POINTS AS NOTRE DAME SWEEPS OHIO STATE:
Jake Pivonka posted a two-point (1G, 1A) weekend as Notre Dame swept a weekend series against Ohio State on Nov. 8 and 9. Pivonka registered an assist in Notre Dame's 3-2 OT win on Nov. 8. On Nov. 9, Pivonka opened up scoring for the Fighting Irish in a 2-1 win.
Through eight games this season, Pivonka has six points (3G, 3A). Notre Dame is ranked fifth overall in the NCAA with a record of 7-0-1 and a 3-0-1 record in the BIG 10.