N.A. Juniors Weekend Wrap: 9/26-28

Weekend game results for Lightning prospects playing in the BCHL, QMJHL, OHL, and WHL. Season stat update included.


Quesnel Millionaires 1 @ Victoria Grizzlies 3 (Friday)
W Justin Courtnall, VIC: 0-1-1, 0 PIM

Nanaimo Clippers 1 @ Victoria Grizzlies 2 (Saturday)
W Justin Courtnall, VIC: 0-1-1, 0 PIM , *First Star*

Courtnall set up Lightning prospect camper Evan Pighin for the game’s opening goal.

Season Stats:

Courtnall: 9 GP, 2-6-8, 8 PIM


Brampton Battalion 2 @ Niagara IceDogs 4 (Friday)
W Kyle DeCoste, BRA: 1-0-1, +1, 2 PIM (roughing), *Third Star*

DeCoste’s first goal of the season opened the game’s scoring.

Peterborough Petes 2 @ Brampton Battalion 5 (Saturday)
W Kyle DeCoste, BRA: 1-1-2, E, 0 PIM

Season Stats:

DeCoste: 3 GP, 1-2-3, -1, 2 PIM


Prince George Cougars 3 @ Vancouver Giants 7 (Friday)
C/W Dana Tyrell, PG: 0-1-1, -2, 2 PIM (interference)
C James Wright, VAN: 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM

Tyrell notched his first point of the season in his first game since returning from Lightning camp.

Vancouver Giants 5 @ Portland Winter Hawks 0 (Saturday)
C James Wright, VAN: 0-2-2, +2, 0 PIM

Prince George Cougars 3 @ Chilliwack Bruins 2 (OT) (Saturday)
C/W Dana Tyrell, PG: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM (interference)

Tri-City Americans 0 @ Spokane Chiefs 4
G Dustin Tokarski, SPO: Win, 31 saves on 31 shots, Shutout, *First Star*

This was Tokarski’s second straight shutout and first star performance. This game was also the first match-up between the Americans and Chiefs since their epic seven-game conference final last year when Tokarski and Chet Pickard battled each other in five overtime games. Pickard, who was chosen in the first round in June by Nashville, stopped 15 of 18 shots Saturday. Traverse City Lightning member Kruise Reddick was -2 for Tri-City. Spokane received good news on Sunday when super-prospect Drayson Bowman was returned from Carolina.

Vancouver Giants 5 @ Portland Winter Hawks 0 (Sunday)
C James Wright, VAN: 1-1-2, +2, 2 PIM (cross-checking)

Wright has notched at least a point in all five Vancouver games this year. He is tied for third in the WHL in scoring.

Season Stats:

Wright, VAN: 5 GP, 2-5-7, +4, 2 PIM
Tyrell, PG: 2 GP, 0-2-2, -1, 2 PIM
Fadden, LET: Has not played (AHL-Norfolk training camp)
Tokarski, SPO: 3 GP, 2-1-0, 1.00 GAA, .973 SVP, 2 Shutouts*
Jung, KEL: Has not played (Sent home by the Rockets to wait for a trade)

* = League Leader

Note: BoltProspect's N.A. Juniors Game Night recaps will return to their daily schedule this week.