Prospect playoff round-up: Rasmussen 3G+1A for Tri-City; Fulcher backstops Hamilton to OT win

In playoff action, in the OHL, Kaden Fulcher stopped 21 of 23 shots in the Hamilton Bulldogs’ 3-2 OT win over the Niagara IceDogs. Hamilton leads Niagara 2-0 in the teams’ second-round series;

In the WHL, Dennis Cholowski and his Portland Winterhawks had off nights. Cholowski finished at -3 in Portland’s 6-0 loss to the Everett Silvertips, and Portland and Everett are now tied 1-1 in the teams’ second-round series;

And Michael Rasmussen had a heck of a night during a heck of a playoff run, scoring a hat trick and adding an assist, going +3 with 4 shots and a 3-for-3 faceoff record in the Tri-City Americans’ 4-1 win over Victoria.

Tri-City now leads Victoria 2-0 in the teams’ second-round playoff series, and Rasmussen has posted 9 goals, 10 assists and 19 points over the course of 6 games played for Tri-City.

Lane Zablocki finished at -1 with 2 shots and a 4-for-5 faceoff record for Victoria.

The WHL’s Twitter account posted two of Rasmussen’s goals:


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2 thoughts on “Prospect playoff round-up: Rasmussen 3G+1A for Tri-City; Fulcher backstops Hamilton to OT win”

  1. Ras has that Franzen thing going on, just KILLING the playoffs!

    Maybe he’ll be a little less streaky come his prime, though. πŸ™‚

    1. If Razz can even be Franzen-like I’d call that a success and I think other people would too. There’s many Detroit fans who like Franzen’s production.

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