Saturday, November 29, 2008

Lowell Following in Devils Footsteps

The Lowell Devils have been on a winning streak just like their senior counterparts. The Lowell Devils have won four straight games and stand at 8-7-3 (19pts.). The Devils turn around on defense has been the difference as over the first 14 games they gave up 51 goals, averging 3.64 GAA per game. Over the past four games they have only allowed 5 goals, 1.25 GAA. Since being recalled from Trenton, goalie Jeff Frazee is 3-1-1 with a 1.73 GAA, 1 shoutout and a .944 save percentage. The 21 yera old from Edina, Minnesota was the Devils second choice (38th overall) in the 2005 entry draft.

Jon DiSalvatore leads the Devils in points with 19 (5G-14A) and is tied for the team lead in goals with Matt Halischuk, Alexander Vasyunov (Devils 2nd choice / 58th overall in 2006 draft) and Patrick Davis. Nicholas Bergfors, who has struggled to score at the NHL level has 11pts (4G-7A) in 9 games at Lowell and leads the team with 4 power-play goals.

Top defensive prospects Tyler Eckford leads all Lowell defensman with 10pts (1G-9A) and Matthew Corrente has 2G-4A, plus-2 rating and second on the team with 56 penalty minutes.

We will continue to keep up with the Lowell Devils this season.

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