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Rangers Daily Prospect Update: Oct. 8, 2006

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

PyattTom Pyatt
Position: Center
Team: Saginaw Spirit
League: OHL
Pyatt's Scoring to Date: 7 games, 4 goals, 5 assists, 2 PIM
Oct. 8: Saginaw 2, Sudbury 1 (at Saginaw)

Pyatt, the game's No. 1 star, notched the eventual game-winner at 11:38 of the second period, giving Saginaw a 2-0 lead.

DornicIvan Dornic
Position: Left Wing
Team: HK 36 Skalica
League: Slovak Extraliga
Dornic's Scoring to Date: 11 games, 2 goals, 1 assist, 12 PIM
Oct. 8: Trencin 5, Skalica 3 (at Trencin)

Dornic scored the game's first goal at 1:10 of the opening period. He was also called for a minor penalty late in the game.

ZaborskyTomas Zaborsky
Position: Left Wing
Team: Saginaw Spirit
League: OHL
Zaborsky's Scoring to Date: 6 games, 2 goals, 2 assists, 0 PIM
Oct. 8: Saginaw 2, Sudbury 1 (at Saginaw)

Zaborsky scored for the second straight game, tallying the first goal at 18:47 of the opening period.

DupontBrodie Dupont
Position: Center
Team: Calgary Hitmen
League: WHL
Dupont's Scoring to Date: 7 games, 3 goals, 2 assists, 35 PIM
Oct. 8: Calgary 2, Lethbridge 0 (at Calgary)

Dupont had the primary assist on Carson McMillan's power-play goal at 18:07 of the second period, giving Calgary a 2-0 lead. He was also called for a pair of roughing penalties in the game.

RussellRyan Russell
Position: Center
Team: Kootenay Ice
League: WHL
Russell's Scoring to Date: 7 games, 5 goals, 5 assists, 19 PIM
Oct. 8: Kootenay 3, Brandon 1 (at Kootenay)

Russell set up the game's final goal, scored by Ben Maxwell on a power play at 1:02 of the third period.

Kveton David Kveton
Position: Right Wing
Team: HC Vsetin
League: Czech Extraliga
Kveton's Scoring to Date: 2 games, 0 goals, 0 assists, 0 PIM
Oct. 8: Plzen 5, Vsetin 3 (at Plzen)

Kveton did not score any points or take any penalties as Vsetin fell on the road.
(NOTE: Kveton's 2006-07 QMJHL stats with Gatineau: 5 games, 0 goals, 5 assists, 2 PIM)

PsurnyRoman Psurny
Position: Left Wing
Team: HC Hame Zlin
League: Czech Extraliga
Psurny's Scoring to Date: 12 games, 2 goals, 1 assist, 8 PIM
Oct. 8: Zlin 5, Ceske Budejovice 4 (at Zlin)

Psurny did not crack the scoresheet as Zlin won at home on Robert Tomik's goal at 13:47 of the third period.

StaalMarc Staal
Position: Defense
Team: Sudbury Wolves
League: OHL
Staal's Scoring to Date: 4 games, 0 goals, 2 assists, 8 PIM
Oct. 8: Saginaw 2, Sudbury 1 (at Saginaw)

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

KoverkoTrevor Koverko
Position: Defense
Team: Oshawa Generals
League: OHL
Koverko's Scoring to Date: 5 games, 0 goals, 1 assist, 24 PIM
Oct. 8: Oshawa 4, Sault Ste. Marie 3 (SO) (at Oshawa)

Koverko did not pick up any points or register any penalties as his team won on a shootout goal by Nashville draft pick Vaclav Meidl.

Recent Prospect Updates:
Oct. 4 -- Marek scores ninth goal of season
Oct. 5 -- Red-hote Sanguinetti picks up two more points
Oct. 6 -- Russell scores natural hat trick for Kootenay
Oct. 7 -- Zaborsky, Pyatt star for Saginaw

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