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Rangers Daily Prospect Update: Jan. 25, 2007

by Staff Writer / New York Rangers
Five Rangers prospects competed in regular-season games in the QMJHL, OHL and Europe on Thursday. Here is a summary of their performances:


AnisimovArtem Anisimov
Position: Center
Team: Yaroslavl Lokomotiv
League: Russian Superleague
Anisimov's Scoring to Date: 27 games, 1 goal, 2 assists, 22 PIM
Jan. 25: Yaroslavl 4, Omsk 3 (at Yaroslavl)

Anisimov scored his first goal of the season at 4:32 of the second period to give Yaroslavl a 2-0 lead.

Hillier Ryan Hillier
Position: Left Wing
Team: Halifax Mooseheads
League: QMJHL
Hillier's Scoring to Date: 50 games, 22 goals, 18 assists, 75 PIM
Jan. 25: Halifax 5, Lewsiton 4 (SO) (at Halifax)

After being held off the scoresheet in regulation and overtime, Hillier came up with a goal in the shootout. As the Mooseheads' first shooter in the shootout, Hillier scored against Lewiston's Peter Delmas. That tied the shootout at 1-1 after the first round, and Halifax went to win in Round 4.

Cliche Marc-Andre Cliche
Position: Right Wing
Team: Lewiston MAINEiacs
League: QMJHL
Cliche's Scoring to Date: 35 games, 15 goals, 21 assists, 30 PIM
Jan. 25: Halifax 5, Lewsiton 4 (SO) (at Halifax)

Cliche did not score any points or take any penalties as the MAINEiacs lost in an overtime shootout.

KoverkoTrevor Koverko
Position: Defense
Team: Oshawa Generals
League: OHL
Koverko's Scoring to Date: 45 games, 0 goals, 14 assists, 120 PIM
Jan. 25: Oshawa 9, Windsor 6 (at Windsor)

Koverko did not score any points and took three minor penalties in the Generals' win. Sixteen-year-old John Tavares scored four times for Oshawa, reaching 50 goals on the season.

MarekJan Marek
Position: Forward
Team: Magnitogorsk Metallurg
League: Russian Superleague
Marek's Scoring to Date: 39 games, 17 goals, 22 assists, 50 PIM
Jan. 25: Cherepovets 2, Magnitogorsk 1 (at Cherepovets)

Marek did not score any points or take any penalties in his team's loss on the road.

Recent Prospect Updates:
Jan. 20 -- Wolf Pack win eighth in row on the road
Jan. 21 -- Three more assists for first-rounder Staal
Jan. 23 -- Sauer assists on Medicine Hat game-winner
Jan. 24 -- Roche helps BU beat crosstown rival BC

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