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Rangers Daily Prospect Update: Nov. 30, 2006

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

DupontBrodie Dupont
Position: Center
Team: WHL All-Stars
Event: ADT Canada-Russia Challenge (WHL All-Stars Win Series, 2-0)
Russell's Scoring to Date: 1 game, 3 goals, 1 assist, 0 PIM
Nov. 30: WHL All-Stars 8, Team Russia 1 (at Kamloops)

Dupont made the most of his opportunity to play on an international stage, scoring a hat trick on a four-point night. Dupont notched the WHL's first goal of the game at 15:59 of the opening period, tying the score at 1-1. He picked up his second goal of the night at 6:28 of the second period, giving the WHL All-Stars a 3-1 lead and also had the primary assist on Ryan White's power-play goal with 4:08 remaining in the game. He closed out his hat trick on a power play with 1:28 to go in the game.

RussellRyan Russell
Position: Center
Team: WHL All-Stars
Event: ADT Canada-Russia Challenge (WHL All-Stars Win Series, 2-0)
Russell's Scoring to Date: 2 games, 1 goal, 0 assists, 0 PIM
Nov. 30: WHL All-Stars 8, Team Russia 1 (at Kamloops)

Russell scored the WHL All-Stars' sixth goal at 10:12 of the third period and finished the game with a plus-1 rating

PyattTom Pyatt
Position: Center
Team: Saginaw Spirit
League: OHL
Pyatt's Scoring to Date: 28 games, 20 goals, 20 assists, 14 PIM
Nov. 30: Kitchener 4, Saginaw 2 (at Saginaw)

Despite Saginaw's loss, it was a two assist point night for Pyatt, who reached 40 points on the season. He had the second assist on Matt Corrente's goal just 34 seconds into the game, giving the Spirit a 1-0 lead. He later had the second assist on Nigel Williams' power play goal at 7:19 of the third period, cutting Kitchener's lead to 3-2.

ZaborskyTomas Zaborsky
Position: Left Wing
Team: Saginaw Spirit
League: OHL
Zaborsky's Scoring to Date: 27 games, 5 goals, 14 assists, 8 PIM
Nov. 30: Kitchener 4, Saginaw 2 (at Saginaw)

Zaborsky did not score any points or take any penalties in Saginaw's lossat home

Recent Prospect Updates:
Nov. 26 -- Lampman gets three points for Pack
Nov. 27 -- Pyatt, Staal assist in OHL All-Stars' victory
Nov. 28 -- Roche picks up 11th point for Terriers
Nov. 29 -- Russell helps WHL All-Stars top Russians

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