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Prospect Camp Day 3 Blog

by Matthew Calamia / New York Rangers

Check back throughout the day for continous updates from Day 3 of the Rangers' prospect development camp.

12:15 PM: Game ends, 3-0, in Blue's favor.

12:13 PM: Brady Skjei nearly goes coast-to-coast, but gets sandwiched along the boards before a shot can be taken.

Minute later, Momesso breaks in and scores to put Blue up, 3-0, with 1:31 remaining.

12:09 PM: Five minutes left in the second period, so we move to four-on-four.

12:08 PM: Big Troy Donnay obliterates invitee Drew Lemanson with a big hit along the boards.

12:06 PM: Invitee Stefano Momesso, son of former Ranger Sergio, is generating some offense. The 21-year-old had an assist in six games with Elmira of the ECHL after spending eight games with Concordia University.

Skjei with another nice play in his own end and gets the puck out of the zone.

Minutes later, Adam Tambellini takes a drop pass on left wing, fires a wrist-shot top shelf but gets denied.

12:00 PM: Invitee Ahti Okansen makes it 2-0 Blue at 11:05 of the second when he goes top-shelf. Oksanen scored 25 goals and 38 points in 40 games last season with Boston University.

11:58 AM: Daniel Bernhardt gets a step on Skjei recovers to ride him out of the play without a shot.

Gropp goes 2-on-1 down low right side, one timer, but stopped by Lacouvee.

11:44 AM: Among those in attendance today are President and General Manager Glen Sather, head coach Alain Vigneault, Assistant General Managers Jeff Gorton and Jim Schoenfeld and Director Player Personnel Gordie Clark.

The Blue team will start invitee Connor Lacouvee in goal. Lacouvee went 3-4-1 with Boston University last season.

White counters with goaltender Brandon Rathwell, who spent last season with the New York Bobcats of the EHL.

11:36 AM: With 1:20 to play in the opening period, 2013 pick Ryan Graves rips a slap shot off the post, as game remains 1-0.

Top Blue defensive pair are "veterans" Brady Skjei and Calle Andersson. Andersson, whom the Rangers selected in the fourth-round of the 2012 Draft, looks much bigger and more mature. These two have been the top defensemen thus far.

After the first, it remains 1-0 Blue.

11:34 AM: With five minutes to play, teams playing four-on-four.

11:29 AM: Free agent invitee Tyler Sikura with the Jaromir Jagr flow circa 1993. The 6-foot-2, 195-pound forward notched 10 goals and 24 points in 33 games last season with Dartmouth College. He also played two games with Springfield of the American Hockey League.

2015 second-round pick Ryan Gropp, and 2014 third-rounder Keegan Iverson throwing the body for the White team.

11:23 AM: Brandon Halverson makes three pad saves, kicking out shots during flurry in front. Still 1-0 Blue.

11:20 AM — Camp invitee right winger Hayden Hodgson drives down the wing and fires a slap shot from the lower circle past Huska for a 1-0 Blue lead. Hodgson, 19, scored 23 goals with the Sarnia Sting of the Ontario Hockey League last season.

11:12 AM — Brandon Halverson starts in goal for the Blue team in today's scrimmage. Blue also features Brady Skjei, Adam Tambellini, Cristoval 'Boo' Nieves and 2015 draft pick Robin Kovacs.

2015 pick Adam Huska starts in goal for White, which also features Ryan Gropp, Steven Fogarty, Daniel Bernhardt and Ryan Graves, who started the game with a huge hit.

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