Helenius, Riku

CHL Game Night 10/17: Helenius Comes Back to Earth

Seattle Thunderbirds 2 @ Chilliwack Bruins 6
G Riku Helenius, SEA: Loss, 14 saves on 17 shots, Pulled in first period.

Helenius, the WHL goaltending leader in GAA and Save Percentage entering the game, was pulled just after the 15 minute mark of the first period with the T-Birds down 3-0. Jacob DeSerres came in and stopped 30 of 33 shots in relief as Chilliwack peppered Seattle with 50 shots. The Bruins, who are 7-1-1-1 in their second year of existence, held 19-4 and 36-9 shots-on-goal advantages after the first and second periods. The Thunderbirds managed just 15 shots in the fight-filled game.

Lethbridge Hurricanes 3 @ Regina Pats 4
C Mitch Fadden, LET: 0-0-0, E, 4 PIM

Fadden had a rare scoreless game. He had minor penalties for holding and roughing. The 'Canes have lost four in a row.

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

A quiet night for Tyrell on the stat sheet, but that’s 3 wins in 4 games for the Cougars on their eastern road trip so far. They began the trip with a 1-6-0-0 record.

CHL, BCHL Stat Update: 10/15

CHL, BCHL stats for Lightning prospects as of October 14, 2007.

Key (Skaters): Games Played, Goals-Assists-Points, Plus/Minus, Penalties in Minutes.
Key (Goalies): Wins-Losses-Overtime Losses-Shootout Losses, Goals Against Average, Save Percentage, Shutouts.

CHL, BCHL Game Night 10/13: Stars Abound

WHL
Kamloops 1 @ Seattle Thunderbirds 2
G Riku Helenius, SEA: Win, 25 saves on 26 shots, *First Star*

One night after Helenius earned Second Star honors, he gets the First Star for Seattle against Kamloops.

Kelowna Rockets 1 @ Spokane Chiefs 2
G Torrie Jung, KEL: Loss, 25 saves on 27 shots, *Third Star*

Even after a great week from Kristofer Westblom and no Sunday game, Jung got the start against the (pre-game) 5-1-1-1 Chiefs and nearly pulled off a win while earning Third Star honors. Jung had good numbers against the Chiefs last season.

CHL, BCHL Game Night 10/12: Riku An Offensive Threat?

Strong nights for Helenius, Crowley, and Tyrell in leading their respective teams to wins.

Game results on the flip.

CHL Game Night 10/6: Quiet Night for Lightning Prospects

WHL
Brandon Wheat Kings 5 @ Lethbridge Hurricanes 2
C Mitch Fadden, LET: 0-0-0, -2, 0 PIM

After a five game point streak to start the season, Fadden has gone two games with no points. He was slated to move off of a line with 06-07 91-point scorer Zach Boychuk and onto a line with Yashar Farmanara, who came to Lethbridge with Fadden from Seattle two seasons ago. Boychuk and Fadden both have 9 points this year.

Everett Silvertips 5 @ Portland Winter Hawks 3
D Dane Crowley, EVT: 0-0-0, E, 6 PIM

Everett and Portland traded road wins to start the weekend. Crowley had minor and double-minor penalties for roughing.

Swift Current Broncos 6 @ Prince George Cougars 1
C/W Dana Tyrell, PG: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM

The Cougars are now 1-5-0-0 on the year and get to play WHL powerhouse Calgary Sunday.

Kelowna Rockets 4 @ Seattle Thunderbirds 3 (SO)
G Riku Helenius, SEA: Did Not Play
G Torrie Jung, KEL: Did Not Play

Helenius got his first night-off of the season as Seattle, somewhat remarkably, lost their 12th shootout in a row.

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