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Prospect Update: Howden With Two Points for Moose Jaw in Game 6

Updates on Andersson, Shesterkin, Hartford and more

by Matt Calamia @MattCalamia / NYRangers.com

Brett Howden scored a goal and added an assist to help lead the Moose Jaw Warriors to a 3-2 victory in Game 6 against Swift Current that took three ovetimes. The victory forced a Game 7 on Monday.

Howden's goal tied the game at 11:28 of the third period to set up the marathon overtime session. He now has seven goals and eight assists for 15 points in 13 games thus far in the postseason.

Ryan Gropp scored the game-winning goal and added an assist in Hartford's 4-2 victory over the Binghampton Devils in the team's final game of the 2017-18 season.

Gropp, the team's 2015 second-round pick, finished the season with 14 goals and 21 points in 59 games. His 14 goals were fifth on the team.

Vinni Lettieri scored his team-leading 23rd goal of the year, while Gabriel Fontaine notched his ninth of the season and added an assist. Adam Tambellini scored an empty-netter, while Ryan Lindgren had an assist. Marek Mazanec made 32 saves to finish the year 11-6-1.

Lias Andersson was named Best Player of the Game for Sweden after he scored and added an assist in an exhibition game against Denmark. Goaltender Igor Shesterkin stopped all 16 shots he faced in a 2-0 shutout victory for Russia over Norway in the Euro Hockey Challenge.

Defenseman Sean Day and the Kingston Frotenacs beat Barrie in six games to advance to the Ontario Hockey League semifinals against Hamilton.

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