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Jensen Wins it in OT for Wolf Pack Over Lehigh

Plus Updates From All Rangers Prospects in Action Saturday Night

by Matt Calamia @MattCalamia / NYRangers.com

Nicklas Jensen scored 1:55 into overtime Saturday to lift the Hartford Wolf Pack to a 5-4 win over the Lehigh Valley Phantoms PPL Center in Allentown, PA.

Defenseman John Gilmour notched his second goal of the season while Justin Fontaine picked up his first goal with the Wolf Pack. Marek Hrivik, Michael Paliotta, Malte Stromwall, Calle Andersson, Ryan Graves and Robin Kovacs all had assists. Magnus Hellberg made 26 saves to improve to 2-0 on the season.

Down in the ECHL, Brandon Halverson stopped 21 of 24 shots he saw in a 4-3 Greenville win over South Carolina Saturday night. The 2014 second-round pick is 2-1 with a 1.97 goals against average and a .929 save percentage with one shutout through three games. Forward Adam Chapie picked up his first two assists of his professional career.

Brad Morrison continued his torrid start for Prince George in the Western Hockey League with two golas Saturday night against Saskatoon. The 2015 fourth-round pick has six goals and 11 assists for 17 points in 13 games this season. He's currently tied for fifth in the WHL in points.

Ty Ronning picked up the game-winning goal in overtime as Vancouver topped Swift Current, 2-1. The 2016 seventh-round pick has five goals and six assists for 11 points in 11 games. He as points in nine of 11 games this season for the Giants.

In the Ontario Hockey League, 2016 fifth-round pick Tim Gettinger scored a goal and an assist in Sault Ste. Marie's 4-3 win over the Ottawa 67's. The 6-foot-6, 220-pound winger has three goals and three assists in 11 games this season.

Over in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, 2016 sixth-round pick Gabriel Fontaine extended his season-opening four-game point streak with a goal against Saint John Saturday night. The center now has four goals and two assists for six points in four games.

 

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