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QMJHL Announces Canada Russia Series Roster

The QMJHL announced their roster for the upcoming Canada Russia Series on Tuesday. The formally named Subway Super Series will take place in November. Avalanche prospects JC Beaudin, Julien Nantel, and Nicolas Meloche will participate in the event.

QMJHL Roster

Rampage Reassign Corbett

San Antonio is off until Friday, but the club reduced their roster today by sending defenseman Cody Corbett to Fort Wayne (ECHL). The Rampage are now carrying eight defensemen:

Chris Bigras
Duncan Siemens
Mason Geertsen
Zach Redmond
Maxim Noreau
Mat Clark
Gabriel Beaupre

College Hockey Rankings Division I Men's Poll

5 - Denver
6 - Boston University
11 - Michigan
12 - St. Cloud State

USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Men's College Hockey Poll

2 - Boston University
6 - Denver
13 - Michigan

Sunday Scoreboard - 10/11/2015


Val-d'Or 4 - Sherbrooke 3

All seven goals were scored in the second period. Alexis Pepin was penalized for tripping early in the third period. He was credited with an assist and five hits.

Drummondville 3 - Gatineau 1

Drummondville scored twice on the power play. Sergei Boikov had three hits and finished minus one.


Seattle 3 - Portland 2

Gustav Olhaver was penalized for goaltender interference in the second period. He had the primary assist on the game winning goal scored by Alexander True at the 13:40 mark of the third frame.

Saturday Scoreboard - 10/10/2015


Texas 5 - San Antonio 4 - F/OT

The Avs new AHL affiliate in San Antonio has potential to score goals, but they may also give up a few. The Rampage opened the 2015-16 season against in-state rival Texas. Goals from Andrew Agozzino and Maxim Noreau gave San Antonio a 2-0 lead after the first period.

After the mid way point of the third period, the Stars had garnered a 4-3 lead; led by two Brendan Ranford goals. Ben Street's goal at the 18:52 mark of the third period forced overtime between the two clubs.

Devin Shore was the hero for the Stars in the OT session. Dennis Everberg also scored for the Rampage. Joey Hishon had two helpers.

Up Next: at Grand Rapids on 10/16/2015


Baie-Comeau 3 - Cape Breton 2

Nicolas Meloche registered five shots in the game and was plus one. Four of the five goals scored in the game came in the final period.

Shawinigan 5 - Val-d'Or 2

Alexis Pepin was credited with three hits in the game. Dennis Yan was the offensive star for the victorious Cataractes; earning a hat trick and two assists.

Drummondville 4 - Rouyn-Noranda 3 - F/SO

The Voltigeurs won the shoot-out 2-0. Michael Carcone had a hat trick for Drummondville. Sergei Boikov was minus one. Julien Nantel was 9 for 12 in the face-off circle for the Huskies.JC Beaudin was penalized for hooking in the opening period.


Red Deer 5 - Calgary 4 - F/SO

Jake Bean scored twice for the Hitmen. The Rebels won the shoot-out 1-0. Conner Bleackley was minus two.

Seattle 3 - Prince Albert 2 - F/SO

Seattle scored twice on the power play. Gustav Olhaver was even. The Thunderbirds won the shoot-out 3-1.



Union 5 - Boston University 3

Union stunned the Terriers with three third period goals. AJ Greer begins the season the second line for BU. He was called for slashing early in the first period.

Denver 3 - Air Force 1

Denver grabs the back half of the home-and-home with the Falcons. Will Butcher had two shots on goal for the Pioneers. Evan Cowley stopped 26 shots; earning first star of the game honors.

(Kendall Hockey Classic)

St. Cloud State 6 - Alaska Anchorage 2

The Huskies scored two power play goals in the contest. Ben Storm was credited with an assist on an empty net marker for SCSU. Robby Jackson scored twice for the now 2-0-0 Huskies.

Friday Scoreboard - 10/09/2015


Shawinigan 8 - Rouyn-Noranda 7 - F/OT

The Huskies scored five times in the third period, including a power play goal to tie the game at seven with under two minutes remaining in regulation. Julien Nantel and JC Beaudin each had an assist in the high scoring contest. Both clubs scored three times on the power play. The Cataractes won the game with a goal just 14 seconds into the overtime session.

Moncton 4 - Baie-Comeau 2

Baie-Comeau was unable to come back from a three-goal deficit. Nicolas Meloche assisted on a third period power play goal for the Drakkar. He was named the second star of the game.


Calgary 4 - Red Deer 1

The clubs were tied at one goal a piece in the first period before Calgary scored three unanswered goals to win the game. Conner Bleackley was even.



Air Force 5 - Denver 4 - F/OT

Quentin Shore would score twice for the Pioneers in a back and forth game with the Falcons. Will Butcher assisted on Shore's second period power play goal. Tanner Jaillet stopped 23 shots in the loss for Denver.

(Kendall Hockey Classic - Alaska)

St. Cloud State 3 - Alaska 0

Ben Storm, who has been moved to center this season for the Huskies, was penalized three times in the game.

Wednesday Scoreboard - 10/07/2015


Rouyn-Noranda 6 - Sherbrooke 3

The Huskies potent offense was able to recover after falling behind 3-0 by the 14:37 mark of the first period. Julien Nantel (4) got Rouyn-Noranda on the board late in the opening frame. Nantel would add another goal and an assist to help the cause. JC Beaudin had three minor peanlties and added a helper. Nantel was named the first star of the game.
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Magyar Update

We now know how much time Nick Magyar will miss after leaving Kitchener's game on Friday evening:
Avs Announce Opening Night Roster

Colorado made their final moves in order to meet the 23-man roster limit on Tuesday. Curtis Glencross was released from his PTO on Monday. They announced the signing of forward Jack Skille to a one-year contract. The club placed Jesse Winchester on injured reserve. Forward Denis Everberg was reassigned to San Antonio (AHL).

That means that first round pick Mikko Rantanen will start the season in Denver.
Rampage Announce More Cuts

San Antonio is also trimming their roster; announcing five more cuts on Monday:

Justin Harmonic, D
Garrett Meurs, RW
Brett Perlini, C
Trevor Cheek, LW
Alex Belzile

Comets Open Camp

Training camp opened for the Fort Wayne Comets on Monday. For two weeks, players will be vying for a roster spot and the Comets will play three preseason games.

Sunday Scoreboard - 10/04/2015


The San Antonio Rampage dropped their final preseason game 5-4 in overtime to the Texas Stars. Colin Smith, Mason Geertsen, Chris Bigras and Brett Perlini scored for the Rampage.

On Saturday, the club reassigned Pat Nagle (G), Will Weber (D), Cody Sol (D), Austin Levi (D), Reid Halabi (RW), and Brock Montgomery (RW) to Fort Wayne (ECHL).

On Sunday, the Colorado Avalanche traded forward Freddie Hamilton to the Calgary Flames for a conditional seventh round pick. The trade certainly impacts the depth of the Rampage.


Drummondville 5 - Halifax 4

Sergei Boikov was minus two and was credited with three hits in the game.

Val-d'Or 6 - Chicoutimi 3

Alexis Pepin racked up a second period power play assist. He was also called for a cross-checking minor in the same frame.

Victoriaville 6 - Baie-Comeau 2

Nicolas Meloche served high-sticking and cross-checking penalties in the first and third periods respectively. The Tigres capitalized on the first opportunity.


Tri-City 6 - Seattle 5 - F/OT

Gustav Olhaver scored his first career WHL goal late in the second period. He was minus three and his club was 0-4 on the power play.


Michigan 8 - Toronto 1

JT Compher scored twice in Michigan's exhibition win. The captain was named the third star of the game.

Denver 4 - Calgary 0

Danton Heinen had a goal and two assists for Denver. Trevor Moore added three assists. Will Butcher was even for the Pioneers in their exhibition victory.