A busy night again for Chicago Blackhawks prospects saw a clash in Ann Arbor between Minnesota and Michigan–which meant Sam Rinzel and Oliver Moore versus Frank Nazar. We’ll start there.
Frank Nazar III with his fifth goal of the season! Assists to Marshall Warren and Garrett Schifsky pic.twitter.com/U2GZwaRmgt
— Michigan Hockey (@umichhockey) November 11, 2023
Michigan coughed up a third period lead and fell to the Golden Gophers 4-3 Friday night. After Frank Nazar opened the scoring and the Wolverines added a pair of power play markers to take a 3-1 lead, the Golden Gophers reeled off three unanswered to take the first of two this weekend.
Moore and Rinzel were held off the scoresheet.
OHL Blackhawks Prospects: Hayes 12-Game Point Streak Snapped
Gavin Hayes and the Flint Firebirds lost their second straight game, and Hayes’ 12-game point streak was ended as a result. Regardless, he still has 17 points (10-7) in 15 games and based on the pace he’s on, he’s still ahead of last year’s 81 point, 41 goal performance.
Fellow Blackhawks prospect Paul Ludwinski tallied three assists in Kingston’s in a 5-3 win over Sarnia. Ludwinski now has 17 points (7-10) in 14 games. Erie won 4-3 in overtime, but Martin Misiak was held off the scoresheet as well–also for the first time in awhile. Fellow prospect Alex Pharand also failed to register a point for Sudbury.
In Brantford, the Bulldogs beat Niagara 5-3 and Nick Lardis added to more points to his total for season with a pair of assists. He now has 13 points on the season, nine of them goals.
— Kingston Frontenacs (@KingstonFronts) November 11, 2023
Other Prospects Active on Friday Night
More from Friday night and Blackhawks prospects:
- Landon Slaggert potted his eighth of the season in Notre Dame’s 4-1 win. Slaggert passed his goal total from last season already, and now has eight points in 1o games.
- Ryan Greene buried his third of the season in Boston University’s 3-2 victory.
Rockford ended up losing its second straight, falling to Iowa 4-2 at home Friday night. Colton Dach picked up his second assist of the season in the losing effort.