Above: Eamon McAdam (Photo credit: SoundTigers.com)
AHL: Eamon McAdam (Bruins ’10-11) made 30 saves as the Bridgeport Sound Tigers topped the Hartford Wolf Pack, 4-2 on Wednesday. McAdam continued a nice Thanksgiving run, getting a 3-2 overtime win on Friday in which he stopped 33 against Wilkes-Barre Scranton.
NCAA DI: Jake Kielly (Bruins ’14-15) went 1-0-1 as Clarkson claimed the Shillelagh Tournament at Notre Dame. Kielly made 25 saves in a tie against Yale on Friday (Clarkson won a shootout), and then got the win with a 35 save shutout of the hosting Fighting Irish on Saturday. Nico Sturm (Bruins ’14-15) picked up an assist on the game winning goal in the same game. Jason Pawloski (Bruins ‘12-’13) had a nice weekend as well, making 25 saves on Friday in a 4-1 Mankato win over the Minnesota Golden Gophers and then taking the tough-luck loss on the road to the Gophers on Saturday by a 1-0 final, despite 37 more stops. In Friday’s win, Ian Scheid (Bruins ’14-15) registered a pair of assists. CJ Smith (Bruins ’11-13) netted his team leading 8th and 9th goals of the season in a 4-1 UMass-Lowell win over Notre Dame on Friday. Smith leads all Hockey East players in scoring. Josh Wilkins (Bruins ’14-15) had a goal and an assist as Providence picked up a 3-2 home win over Colgate Saturday night.
NCAA DIII: Cory Dunn (Bruins ’13-15) had three assists as Adrian College topped Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 6-3 on Friday. The Bulldogs drew to a 3-3 tie with St. Thomas on Saturday, with Trevor Boyd (Bruins ’13-14) scoring Adrian’s first goal.
USHL: Austin Rueschhoff (Bruins ‘16-17) had a big week, extending his point streak to five games with goals in each game around Thanksgiving against Bloomington and Des Moines and then an assist at Chicago on Saturday. Paul O’Connor (Bruins ’16-17) got his first point of the season for Green Bay, assisting on a goal Wednesday night against Youngstown.
BONUS: Former Corpus Christi IceRays goaltender Anthony Stolarz won his NHL debut on Sunday night as the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Calgary Flames, 5-3.