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Prospect Report November 18, 2019

Samuel Bolduc, Reece Newkirk and Robin Salo stand out in this week's Prospect Report.

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Samuel Bolduc has three points (2G, 1A) in his last three games. The Isles' 2019 second-round pick (57th overall) scored his third goal of the season on the power play on Nov. 13 as Blainville dropped a 4-1 decision to Halifax. Bolduc scored again in Blainville's 4-3 win over Drummondville on Nov. 17 and was named the third star of the game. 

For his efforts, Bolduc was named to the QMJHL's team of the week on Monday afternoon. 

In the QMJHL, Bolduc and Blainville Boisbriand are ranked 13th overall with a record 10-10-2 and 22 points. 

Tweet from @QMJHL: Here are the #QMJHL players that stood out the most during the week ranging from November 11 to 17, 2019!


In the WHL, Reece Newkirk recorded six points (1G, 5A) in his last three games with the Portland Winterhawks. The highlight of the week was Newkirk's three-point game (1G, 2A) on Nov. 17 to help the Winterhawks to a 4-1 victory over the Winnipeg Ice. 

Newkirk now leads the Winterhawks with 25 points (6G, 19A) in 20 games this season.

On the season, Portland is ranked second in the U.S. Division and seventh overall in the WHL with 27 points and a record of 12-5-3. 


Across the pond in Finland's professional league, Liiga, Robin Salo has three points (1G, 2A) in his last two games. Salo posted a two-point (1G, 1A) game on Nov. 16, despite SaiPa losing to KalPal 4-2.

On the season, Salo has 11 points (3G, 8A) in 21 games this season.  

SaiPa is ranked eighth overall in Liiga with a record of 8-10-3 and 28 points. 

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