Pens Prospect Roundup: Morrow tied for first in points among defensemen in WHL playoffs

 

PROSPECT ROUNDUP *Updates on Morrow, Uher, and Kuhnhackl* Morrow, Winterhawks advance to WHL Conference Final 2011 first round pick Joe Morrow (TIOPS No. 1 prospect) and the Portland Winterhawks advanced to the WHL Conference Finals with a 2-0 shutout win over Kamloops on Wednesday night. Portland took a 3-0 series lead only to drop the next three games but closed out the series in seven games. Morrow was pointless in the game 7 win but had 4 assists in the series. Morrow is tied for first among defensemen in the WHL playoffs with 9 points (2 goals – 7 assists) and has a team-leading +11 rating in the playoffs. Morrow had a strong regular season, collecting 17 goals and 47 assists for 64 points in 62 games played. Uher has strong series against Tri-City

Sunday Morning Report

 

Hossa expects loud boos from Penguins fans: Red Wings forward Marian Hossa who turned down a 7 year – $52 million from the Penguins this past summer¬†expects fans at Mellon Arena to be very loud when he touches the puck Sunday afternoon. Hossa speaking to the Toronto Sun had this to say on Saturday; “It will be loud,” Hossa acknowledged yesterday. “And when I touch the puck, it will be louder. That’s what I’m expecting. I try not to think about it — just focus on my game and do my stuff. “I had a great time in Pittsburgh. There are great fans in Pittsburgh, a sellout every night.” Saturday Roundup: Wings defeat Oilers 8-3 Head to Head Comparison Detroit Red Wings marquee Free Agent Signing 1. RW Marian Hossa¬†| 1 year – $7.45 million | | 29 goals – 25 assists – 54 points| Pittsburgh Penguins marquee Free AgentRead More »