Keller, Lightning Prospects Down Atlanta 5-3 in Opener
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The Tampa Bay Lightning prospects, led by Justin Keller's two goals and Morgan Cey's 28 saves, defeated the Atlanta Thrashers prospects, 5-3, in the first game of the Traverse City Prospect Tournament in Traverse City, Michigan.
Marek Kvapil opened the scoring for the Lightning prospects with a shorthanded goal. Keller notched the next two tallies, including one with the man advantage. Captain Adam Henrich tallied another power play goal which proved to be the game winner. 2005 draft pick Blair Jones scored a short handed goal to finish the scoring. Brandon Elliott, Jay Rosehill, Zbynek Hrdel and Andy Rogers all added assists.
The Lightning prospects, being coached by Springfield Falcons coaches Dirk Graham and Darren Rumble, will face the Columbus Blue Jackets prospects Wednesday at 7 p.m.