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Rangers Daily Prospect Update: Nov. 9, 2006

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

PyattTom Pyatt
Position: Center
Team: Saginaw Spirit
League: OHL
Pyatt's Scoring to Date: 19 games, 17 goals, 15 assists, 4 PIM
Nov. 9: Saginaw 8, Toronto St. Michael's 3 (at Toronto)

Pyatt moved into a three-way tie for the OHL goal-scoring lead with his 17th goal of the season at 13:15 of the first period, giving the Spirit a 2-1 lead. His tally was the first of eight consecutive Saginaw goals. Pyatt now shares the league goals lead with Kitchener's Matt Halischuk and Belleville's Tyler Donati.

Hillier Ryan Hillier
Position: Left Wing
Team: Halifax Mooseheads
League: QMJHL
Hillier's Scoring to Date: 21 games, 9 goals, 5 assists, 23 PIM
Nov. 9: Baie-Comeau 7, Halifax 2 (at Halifax)

Hillier had the second assist on the game's first goal, scored by Bryce Swan on a power play at 6:45 of the first period. That was the last highlight for the Mooseheads, because Baie-Comeau came back to score the next seven goals for an easy victory.

ZaborskyTomas Zaborsky
Position: Left Wing
Team: Saginaw Spirit
League: OHL
Zaborsky's Scoring to Date: 18 games, 4 goals, 13 assists, 8 PIM
Nov. 9: Saginaw 8, Toronto St. Michael's 3 (at Toronto)

Zaborsky did not score any points or take any penalties in the Spirit's win. He finished the game with a plus-1 rating.

KoverkoTrevor Koverko
Position: Defense
Team: Oshawa Generals
League: OHL
Koverko's Scoring to Date: 16 games, 0 goals, 7 assists, 50 PIM
Nov. 9: Oshawa 6, Brampton 5 (SO) (at Brampton)

Koverko did not score any points and was called for one minor penalty as the Generals tied Brampton with 2:16 remaining in the third period and then won the game on Michael Del Zotto's shootout goal.

Recent Prospect Updates:
Nov. 4 -- Pyatt nets 16th goal of season for Saginaw
Nov. 5 -- Montoya stops 31 shots in Hartford's win
Nov. 7 -- Cliche assists on MAINEiacs' game-winner
Nov. 8 -- Sanguinetti scores twice for Owen Sound

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