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Rangers Daily Prospect Update: May 4, 2007

by Staff Writer / New York Rangers
Two Rangers prospects competed in postseason games in the OHL and WHL on Friday. Here is a summary of their performances:


StaalMarc Staal
Position/Team: Defense/Sudbury Wolves
League: OHL -- Playoffs
Staal's Final Regular-Season Scoring: 53 games, 5 goals, 29 assists, 92 PIM
Staal's Playoff Scoring to Date: 16 games, 5 goals, 12 assists, 18 PIM
May 4: Plymouth 4, Sudbury 1 (at Plymouth) (Plymouth leads series 1-0)

Staal, the Sudbury captain, did not score any points and took one minor penalty as the Wolves lost the OHL Championship series opener on the road. He finished the game with a plus-1 rating

SauerMichael Sauer
Position/Team: Defense/Medicine Hat Tigers
League: WHL -- Playoffs
Sauer's Regular-Season Scoring: 65 games, 5 goals, 18 assists, 75 PIM
Sauer's Playoff Scoring to Date: 17 games, 0 goals, 4 assists, 23 PIM
May 4: Vancouver 1, Medicine Hat 0 (at Medicine Hat) (Vancouver leads series 1-0)

Sauer did not score any points or take any penalties as the Tigers lost the WHL Championship series opener at home.

Recent Prospect Updates:
April 26 -- Shutout puts Pack on brink of second round
April 27 -- Staal, Sauer to play for league championships
April 28 -- Pack, Bruins head to Game 7 in Hartford
April 29 -- Wolf Pack's season comes to a close

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