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Cats Prospects Handed First Loss of Rookie Tournament

Saturday, 09.9.2006 / 12:00 AM ET / News
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Cats Prospects Handed First Loss of Rookie Tournament

Florida to Play Toronto on Monday

TORONTO, ON - The Florida Panthers prospects lost their first game of the 2006 Toronto rookie tournament on Saturday, dropping a 5-1 decision to the Montreal Canadiens (1-1) rookie squad. The Panthers (1-1) who will not play on Sunday, face the host Toronto Maple Leafs at 4 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 11.

The Canadiens prospects jumped out to an early two-goal lead in the first period receiving tallies from LW Sergei Kostitsyn and RW Matthew D'Agostini. Kostitsyn goal came on the power play, while D'Agostini picked up a shorthanded tally. For the second consecutive night, the opening period was a penalty-plagued affair with the two clubs combining for 26 minutes in penalties.

In the middle frame, the Habs prospects picked up another pair of goals to stretch their lead to 4-0. C Mathieu Aubin scored on the power play at 1:09, while C Benjamin Maxwell fired a sharp angle past Florida G David Shantz at 17:23.

RW Dan Collins put the Panthers prospects on the scoreboard when he took a pass from C Stefan Meyer and lifted a shot past the Montreal netminder Cedrick Desjardins at 4:14. Montreal LW Guillaume Latendresse closed out the scoring for the evening, finding the back of the net at 10:03.

Shantz suffered the lose making 22 saves on 27 shots, while Desjardins earned the win turning away 30 shots. The Cats outshot the Habs 31-27 for the game.

In other rookie tournament action, the host Leafs (1-0) take on York University (0-1) in the late game on Saturday night.

SCORING SUMMARY:

FIRST:

MTL: Kostitsyn (Grabovski, Aubin) 2:12 PP; MTL D'Agostini (Latendresse, Chipchura) SH.

SECOND:

MTL Aubin (Maxwell, Kostitsyn) 1:09 PP; MTL Maxwell (White, Stewart) 17:23.

THIRD:

FLA Collins (Meyer, Booth) 4:14 PP; MTL Latendresse (Chipchura, D'Agostini) 10:03 PP.

SCHEDULE

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - WSH 82 56 18 8 252 193 120
2 x - PIT 82 48 26 8 245 203 104
3 y - FLA 82 47 26 9 239 203 103
4 x - NYR 82 46 27 9 236 217 101
5 x - NYI 82 45 27 10 232 216 100
6 x - TBL 82 46 31 5 227 201 97
7 x - PHI 82 41 27 14 214 218 96
8 x - DET 82 41 30 11 211 224 93
9 BOS 82 42 31 9 240 230 93
10 CAR 82 35 31 16 198 226 86
11 OTT 82 38 35 9 236 247 85
12 NJD 82 38 36 8 184 208 84
13 MTL 82 38 38 6 221 236 82
14 BUF 82 35 36 11 201 222 81
15 CBJ 82 34 40 8 219 252 76
16 TOR 82 29 42 11 198 246 69

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Jagr 79 27 39 23 66
J. Jokinen 81 18 42 25 60
A. Barkov 66 28 31 18 59
J. Huberdeau 76 20 39 17 59
V. Trocheck 76 25 28 15 53
R. Smith 82 25 25 19 50
A. Ekblad 78 15 21 18 36
N. Bjugstad 67 15 19 -8 34
B. Campbell 82 6 25 31 31
B. Pirri 52 11 13 -4 24
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
R. Luongo 35 19 6 .922 2.35
A. Montoya 12 7 3 .919 2.18

 
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