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Prospect Update: Gropp Extends Streak to Eight Games

Plus Fontaine, Wall and Huska in Action

by Matt Calamia @MattCalamia /

Ryan Gropp extended his point streak to eight games with a goal Saturday night for Seattle of the Western Hockey League. The 2015 second round pick has four goals and nine assists for 13 points during that stretch, and 15 goals and 28 assists for 43 points in 45 contests overall for the Thunderbirds.

Forward Gabriel Fontaine picked up an assist in Rouyn-Noranda's 4-1 win over Baie-Comeau Saturday night in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. Fontaine has 10 goals and 17 points in his last 13 games. 

Fontaine is one goal short of his career-high of 20 and two assists short of his career-high of 25. His 42 points in 44 games this season is three short of his career-best, all of which were set a season ago.

Goaltender Tyler Wall made 21 saves in UMass Lowell's 8-2 win over New Hampshire Saturday night. The freshman is 16-8-1 with a 2.22 GAA and a .914 SV% for the River Hawks.

Lastly, Adam Huska made17 saves for UConn in a 2-2 tie with Merrimack Saturday night in Hartford. The 2015 seventh round pick is 6-5-4 with a 2.68 GAA and a .920 SV% with one shutout in his first season with the Huskies.

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