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BOLDUC TO PLAY FOR QMJHL IN CANADA-RUSSIA SERIES:
Isles' 2019 second-round pick Samuel Bolduc was named to Team QMJHL in the upcoming 2019 CIBC Canada-Russia series. Bolduc was one of nine defensemen named to the international exhibition, as a team of Russian prospects will play six games against select teams from the QMJHL, OHL and WHL.
Bolduc and Team QMJHL will take on the Russians on Nov. 4 and 5. See the full roster here.
BIBEAU RECORDS FOUR-GOAL WEEK, EXTENDS POINT STREAK TO SEVEN GAMES:
Felix Bibeau scored four goals in three games last week and has seven goals in his last eight games for the Quebec Remparts in the QMJHL. The Isles' 2019 sixth-round pick (178th overall) is red-hot, riding a seven-game point streak (7G, 7A). Bibeau scored twice and picked up his first shorthanded goal in the Remparts 6-3 win over Shawinigan on Oct. 14. The 20-year-old center has a team-leading 20 points (7G, 13A) through 12 games played this season. He has points in all but one of the Remparts' games this season.
COSKEY AND JENKINS SOARING WITH SAGINAW:
In the OHL, Cole Coskey and Blade Jenkins are continuing their dominance with the Saginaw Spirit. Saginaw is ranked first in the Western Conference with 17 points and a record of 8-4-1.
Coskey is ranked second on the Spirit leaderboard with 21 points (10G, 11A) through 13 games played. Coskey has four goals and 11 points in the past four games. The Isles' 2019 seventh rounder (209th overall) scored power-play goals in back-to-back contests on Oct. 16 in Saginaw's 4-3 OT win over Sault Ste. Marie and on Oct. 18 in Saginaw's 9-1 rout over North Bay.
Jenkins has two goals and six points through his last four games. The Isles' 2018 fifth rounder (134th overall) has 10 points (4G, 6A) through 13 games this season.
COCKERILL, ISKHAKOV SCORE FIRST GOALS:
In the NCAA, Logan Cockerill and Ruslan Iskhakov scored their first goals of the 2019-20 campaign. Cockerill scored his first goal of his junior season at Boston University against Northern Michigan on Oct. 18. Cockerill and BU are 1-1-1 to start the season.
Iskhakov scored his first goal of his sophomore season for the University of Connecticut on Oct. 18, as the Huskies topped Rensselaer 5-2. Iskhakov, the Isles 2018 second rounder (43rd overall) has three points (1G, 3A) in four games to help UConn to its 1-2-1 record.
SOROKIN POSTS THIRD SHUTOUT, GOLYSHEV NETS SECOND GOAL:
In the KHL, Anatoli Golyshev scored his second goal of the season on the power play for Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg. The Isles sixth-round-pick (95th overall) has three points (2G, 1A) in six games this season.
Ilya Sorokin made 21 saves on Saturday for his third shutout of the season to help CSKA remain in first place of the KHL with a 16-3-0 record. In 11 games this season, Sorokin has gone 9-1-1 and registered 1.25 goals against average and a save percentage of .947.
Sorokin's three shutouts are tied for the KHL lead, while his GAA and SV% are both third.