Tyrell, Dana

N.A. Juniors Game Night 10/8: Tyrell Leads Cougars to Win

WHL

Prince Albert Raiders 2 @ Prince George Cougars 3
C/W Dana Tyrell, PG: 2-1-3, +2, 0 PIM, *First Star*

Tyrell scored PG’s first two goals, then earned the primary assist on the game winner in the second half of the third period. The Cougars captain now has six points in five games to start his final year in the WHL.

QMJHL

Montreal Junior 0 @ Rimouski Oceanic 4
W/C Luca Cunti, RIM: 0-1-1, E, 2 PIM, 1 SOG

Cunti extended his points streak to six games with his second period power play assist. He was actually credited with two assists in the game before a late scoring change. Cunti was a focal point on the Oceanic power play, operating several dishes and give-and-go plays out of both corners down low. At this point in the season, he remains primarily a playmaker staying outside the high-traffic areas. He continues to be Rimouski’s points leader (tie) with seven.

Of Note:

Recently acquired Bolt Lucas Krajicek practiced with Lightning prospect James Wright and his Vancouver Giants teammates as he waits for immigration papers to go through so he can join Tampa Bay.

N.A. Juniors Game Night 10/3: Tokarski Sets Spokane Record

Dustin Tokarski records his third shutout in five games this year ... DeCoste with a game winner ... and first star accolades for Mark Barberio and undefeated Moncton.

Tyrell Back in PG and Ready to Lead

(PG Citizen) Dana Tyrell believes he belongs at a higher level, but that's not going to keep him from doing the best he can at this one.

Tyrell, the captain of the Prince George Cougars, will see his first home action of the WHL season when the Chilliwack Bruins arrive for a doubleheader -- games Friday and Saturday at CN Centre. Tyrell, now a 19-year-old and the longest-tenured player on the team, was on the ice last weekend as the Cats lost in Vancouver but rebounded with an overtime victory in Chilliwack.

"I definitely feel I can play there, and I could've played there this year," said Tyrell, who had a lengthy stay at the main camp of the NHL's Tampa Bay Lightning.

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.

Lightning Make Six More Cuts

Erik Erlendsson is reporting the Lightning have made six more cuts: Ty Wishart, Riku Helenius, Paul Szczechura, Wyatt Smith, and Radek Smolenak.

Dana Tyrell was also returned to Prince George of the WHL.

That leaves Matt Smaby, Vladimir Mihalik, and Andrew Hutchinson battling for the seventh job on the blueline, presuming that Janne Niskala has already wrapped up the sixth spot, as it appears.

NHL Preseason Game Night 9/22: Penguins at Lightning

It's nice to see the Lightning generating a lot of offensive pressure without their top guns in the lineup, despite the loss.

PIT-3
TB-2

Olaf Kolzig allowed 3 goals on 24 shots for the loss.

First Period
Tampa Bay 0:46, Jussi Jokinen 1 (Evgeny Artyukhin)
Pittsburgh 14:36, Kris Letang 1 (power play) (Alex Goligoski)
Pittsburgh 18:19, Max Talbot 1 (Ruslan Fedotenko, William Thomas)

Second Period
Tampa Bay 2:56, Michel Ouellet 1 (Dana Tyrell, Ty Wishart)

Third Period
Pittsburgh 4:54, Tyler Kennedy 1 (power play) (Kris Letang, Alex Goligoski)

N.A. Juniors Game Night 9/20: Jung on the Block

Tokarski gets his first shutout ... Courtnall with an OT winner ... and Torrie Jung appears done in Kelowna.

N.A. Juniors Game Night: 9/19

Friday's results from the BCHL, WHL, OHL, and QMJHL.

Tyrell Rewarded With Camp Invite

Damian Cristodero is reporting that Lightning 2007 2nd round pick Dana Tyrell has received an invitation to join the Tampa Bay Lightning training camp after the Traverse City Prospect tournament concludes today.

Tokarski Shines; Tyrell Tallies GW Assist

Team White storms back in the second intrasquad scrimmage at Hockey Canada's World Junior Championships Development Camp hosted this week at the University of Ottawa. Goaltender Jake Allen got the starting nod for Game Two for Team Red and allowed three Team White goals in the first half of the game. Bolt prospect Dustin Tokarski entered the nets at the 9:42 mark of the second period for Team Red. Greg Nemisz scored what would be the game-winning goal against Tokarski with just under two minutes to go in the second period as Team White took a seemingly insurmountable 4-0 lead. Lightning prospect Dana Tyrell assisted on the Nemisz goal to earn his first point of the three-game intrasquad series.

Just like the first scrimmage, Tokarksi would slam the door shut after allowing just one goal, while Team Red rallied behind two points each by Tyler Ennis and Chris Terry. In the end, Team Red would fall short allowing Team White to knot up the three-game scrimmage series with a 4-3 victory.

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