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Blue Jackets Prospects at the Memorial Cup

Wednesday, 05.23.2007 / 12:17 PM / Features
By Blue Jackets Staff  - Writer

Four of the Columbus Blue Jackets junior prospects, the Medicine Hat Tigers' Derek Dorsett and Kris Russell, and the Playmouth Whalers' Jared Boll and Tom Sestito played in the finals of the Western Hockey League and Ontario Hockey League, respectively. Both teams were able to win championships and thus earned a spot in the Memorial Cup Tournament, along with the Lewiston MAINEiacs and the Vancouver Giants.

The Memorial Cup is a round-robin tournament for the top four teams in the Canadian Hockey Leagues - WHL, OHL and Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. The WHL has two representatives, with Medicine Hat and Vancouver, who also battled for the WHL title.

Below are the results and Blue Jackets prospects in the Memorial Cup Tournament:

Results
May 18 - Vancouver 4, Plymouth 3 (OT)
May 19 - Lewiston 3, Medicine Hat 1
May 20 - Vancouver 2, Lewiston 1
May 21 - Medicine Hat 4, Plymouth 1
May 22 - Plymouth 2, Lewiston 1
May 23 - Medicine Hat 1, Vancouver 0
May 24 - Plymouth 5, Lewiston 1
May 25 - Vancouver 8, Plymouth 1
May 27 - Vancouver 3, Medicine Hat 1

Medicine Hat Tigers

*Derek Dorsett

^Blue Jackets 9th pick, 189th overall, 2006 Entry Draft.

Dorsett had one goal and two assists in four games at the tournament, including the Tigers lone assist in the title game. The goal was the only tally in a 1-0 win over Vancouver in the round robin play, while the first assist came against Lewiston in a 3-1 defeat.

*Kris Russell

^Blue Jackets 3rd pick, 67th overall, 2005 Entry Draft.

Russell had one point in four games at the Memorial Cup, assisting on the goal by Dorsett in the victory over the Giants.


Plymouth Whalers

*Tom Sestito

^Blue Jackets 3rd pick, 85th overall, 2006 Entry Draft.

Sestito had two goals and one assist in a 5-1 Tie-Breaker Game win over Lewiston. For the tournament, he had two goals and five assists in five games. He recorded a two assist game against Vancouver in round robin play.

*Jared Boll

^Blue Jackets 4th pick, 101st overall, 2005 Entry Draft.

Boll has two assists in five games, one coming in the Tie-Breaker Game and the other against Lewiston in Plymouth's first game of the tournament.

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - BOS 82 54 19 9 261 177 117
2 y - PIT 82 51 24 7 249 207 109
3 x - TBL 82 46 27 9 240 215 101
4 x - MTL 82 46 28 8 215 204 100
5 x - NYR 82 45 31 6 218 193 96
6 x - PHI 82 42 30 10 236 235 94
7 x - CBJ 82 43 32 7 231 216 93
8 x - DET 82 39 28 15 222 230 93
9 WSH 82 38 30 14 235 240 90
10 NJD 82 35 29 18 197 208 88
11 OTT 82 37 31 14 236 265 88
12 TOR 82 38 36 8 231 256 84
13 CAR 82 36 35 11 207 230 83
14 NYI 82 34 37 11 225 267 79
15 FLA 82 29 45 8 196 268 66
16 BUF 82 21 51 10 157 248 52

STATS

2013-2014 PLAYOFFS
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
B. Dubinsky 4 1 5 1 6
J. Johnson 4 3 2 1 5
R. Johansen 4 2 3 0 5
B. Jenner 4 2 2 -2 4
M. Calvert 4 2 1 3 3
D. Savard 4 0 3 2 3
M. Letestu 4 1 1 -1 2
C. Atkinson 4 1 1 2 2
J. Wisniewski 4 0 2 -4 2
A. Anisimov 4 0 2 -1 2
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Bobrovsky 2 2 0 .900 3.22
 
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