Monday, October 30, 2006

Michigan UHL teams - News & Notes

Flint Generals - (0-1-1) – Forward Steve Roberts leads the UHL with 41 shots on goal...The Generals rank tied for third in the league on the power play (16%)…They also rank third with 12 power play goals…Flint has had the most power play opportunities (75) in the UHL…Forward Dave Frawley scored the team’s first even strength goal of the year at 8:11 of the first period on Friday. He added a second even strength goal in the second period. Prior to those goals, all eight goals by the Generals this season had been scored on the power play…Right wing Jan Jas has five points (1g, 4a) over the last three games.

Kalamazoo Wings - (1-1-0) – Center Shawn Snider has a point in all five games for the club this season...Tom Askey leads all UHL goaltenders with a 1.75 GAA and .944 SPCT…Kalamazoo has killed off all 25 of their opponent’s power plays while on the road this season…Goaltender Ryan Nie made his first pro appearance on Sunday and earned a 3-2 shootout win vs. Port Huron. He stopped all four shootout attempts…The K-Wings have scored first in all five games this season…In just his second professional game, right wing Justin Cross scored both goals in regulation during Sunday’s 3-2 shootout win.

Muskegon Fury - (2-0-0) – It is the second season in a row that the Fury have finished the month of October with an undefeated record...Muskegon has at least one power play goal in each of their first seven games…Goaltender Clayton Pool has won all three games the Fury have played on the road this season, posting a 2.33 GAA and a .917 SPCT…Muskegon has not allowed more than three goals in a game this season…Center Todd Robinson (7g, 14a) continues to lead the league in scoring. He has 367 assists in 360 career games with the Fury.

Port Huron Flags - (1-1-1) – The Flags snapped their five-game winless streak with a 4-2 win vs. Quad City on Saturday...After trailing 2-0 to Kalamazoo in the third period on Sunday, Port Huron netted two goals in a span of 20 seconds to send the game to a shootout…In his first game with the Flags on Friday, defenseman Pat Sutton scored the first goal of his professional career and dished out an assist in the game…Goaltenders Noah Ruden (2.35) and Dustin Traylen (2.43) currently ranked third and fourth in GAA among UHL netminders.

Courtesy official UHL website


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