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NYR Prospects in Postseason: April 14 Recap

by Staff Writer / New York Rangers
Three Rangers prospects competed in postseason play on Friday in the OHL and WHL playoffs. Here is a player-by-player look at their performances:


CallahanRyan Callahan
Position: Right Wing
Team: Guelph Storm (OHL)
Playoff Series: Guelph vs. Plymouth (Guelph leads series 3-2)
Callahan's Playoff Scoring to Date: 7 games, 6 goals, 9 assists
April 14: Plymouth 5, Guelph 2 (at Plymouth)

Callahan was held to just one assist as Plymouth built up a 5-0 lead through two periods and again spoiled Guelph's bid to end the series. Callahan had the second assist on Jason Pitton's power-play goal at 16:12 of the third period to close out the scoring. He also had eight penalty minutes in the game. Earlier in the week, Callahan, a Rangers fourth-round pick in 2004, was honored with the Leo Lalonde Memorial Trophy as the OHL's Top Overage Player for 2005-06.

DupontBrodie Dupont
Position: Center
Team: Calgary Hitmen (WHL)
Playoff Series: Calgary vs. Moose Jaw (Calgary leads series 3-2)
Dupont's Playoff Scoring to Date: 11 games, 4 goals, 5 assists
April 14: Calgary 4, Moose Jaw 3 (OT) (at Calgary)

Dupont was held without a point, but the Hitmen held off the Warriors when Fredrik Pettersson got the game-winner at 19:04 of overtime. Calgary can win the series on Sunday at Moose Jaw.

KoverkoTrevor Koverko
Position: Defense
Team: Owen Sound Attack (OHL)
Playoff Series: Owen Sound vs. London (London leads series 3-2)
Koverko's Playoff Scoring to Date: 9 games, 0 goals, 0 assists
April 14: London 6, Owen Sound 5 (OT) (at London)

Koverko did not record a point as the Attack lost their second straight to move to the brink of playoff elimination. Owen Sound had tied the game on a goal with 36 seconds left in the third period, but Dylan Hunter, the son of former NHL player Dale Hunter, won it for the Knights at 18:17 of OT.
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