Monday, May 7, 2018

In the Pipeline: 5/7/2018

This is the final two weeks of the junior season with the USHL finals and the RBC Cup commencing this week. Quinnipiac has two commits playing for championships with William Fallstrom in the USHL and Nick Kent for the BCHL champion Wenatchee Wild playing for the RBC Cup which is the Junior A championship in Canada. After this comes four months of no hockey until the fall but there probably will be some commitments to report on plus the schedule release at some point in the summer.

William Fallstrom, versus Waterloo in the USHL Western Finals (photo by Michael Vosburg/ IN Fourm)

USHL commits

William Fallstrom has had a strong playoffs for the Fargo Force in helping them to the Clark Cup final where they will face the Youngstown Phantoms. In 10 playoff games so Fargo, Fallstrom has 8 points (2 goals, 6 assists) and is a plus five. He is also riding a three game point streak going into the finals. Game 1 of the finals in Friday night in Fargo. Best of luck William as you try to help win Fargo the Clark Cup title.

The season ended for Dom Fensore in the USHL eastern conference finals. Team USA lost the series 3 games to 1 against Youngstown. Fensore finished the playoffs with 1 assist in 8 games played and in 61 games this year finished with 31 points (2 goals, 29 assists).

BCHL commits

Nick Kent and his Wenatchee Wild are moving on to the RBC Cup starting on May 12. Kent got his first two points of the season in the series against Spruce Grove (AJHL) when he had two assists in four games played. Best of luck Nick and to the Wild as they look to bring home the RBC Cup for the first time in team history.

Oscar Plandowski at the World Selects Invitational

Other notes

The USHL Phase I and Phase II draft will take place tonight and tomorrow. 2002 commits Victor Czerneckianair, Jacob Quillan and Austin Spiridakis could all hear there names called on the Monday or Tuesday along with other players in Phase II who are not on protected lists.

Oscar Plandowski took part in the World Selects Invitational for the All American Prospects team. In 6 games played, the Nova Scotian born defenseman had four assists.

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