Draft stuff: Reinhart keeps stacking; McCann nets beauty

Written By Kris Baker on Sunday, February 16, 2014 | 2/16/2014

Sam Reinhart continued his second-half ramp-up Saturday, scoring his 31st goal of the year in Kootenay's 5-2 win at Brandon. Reinhart has points in 17-straight games, including 15 goals and 18 assists in 14 skates since returning from the World Junior Championship. The offensive surge places him fourth on the WHL leaderboard with 84 points in 47 games.



On Friday, the reigning CHL Player of the Week logged a one-goal, one-assist effort as the ICE secured a 3-2 shootout win over the Wheat Kings.



In other Saturday action, Jared McCann went right up the gut on the power play to get his 25th goal of the year as Sault Ste. Marie downed Windsor 5-2. The marker gives the London-area product 52 points in 55 games.


Windsor forward Joshua Ho-Sang made a nifty play behind the net in the loss, earning an assist to extend his current point streak to four games. Ho-Sang has been consistent with his offense all year long while racking up 74 points (26+48) through 55 games.



Jake Virtanen potted his 36th goal and added an assist as Calgary poured it on in a 8-1 victory at Lethbridge. The power winger rounded out the night with a 10-minute misconduct as part of a third-period skirmish.

Leon Draisaitl notched three helpers as Prince Albert lost to Victoria 5-4. The slick German has six goals and 19 points in his last 11 contests to up his season line to an even 25-50-75 at the 50-game mark.



Robby Fabbri hit the 35-goal benchmark in Guelph's 5-4 triumph at Saginaw. The shifty winger has 29 goals in his last 30 games.

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In Friday action, Conner Bleackley set up the overtime winner as Red Deer bested Edmonton 3-2. The 18-year old captain has points in seven of his last eight games to improve his season totals to 26-37-63.



Nikita Scherbak placed an accurate shot for his 26th goal and later added an assist as Saskatoon came up short in a 6-5 overtime loss at Calgary. The electrifying winger has points in seven consecutive games.


With Scherbak clicking in the Western League, fellow Russian Nikolay Goldobin was adding to his resume in the Ontario League with goal #35 on the year in Sarnia's 9-5 loss to London. The Moscow native has posted a point in 32 of his last 35 games.



Finnish defenseman Julius Honka struck a one-timer Friday for his 13th mark of the year as Swift Current dropped a 7-3 decision to Medicine Hat. Seven of Honka's 13 tallies have come with the man advantage.

In Quebec league play, Nikolaj Ehlers recorded a three-point night Thursday including his 31st and 32nd goals of the year as Halifax downed Gatineau 5-1. Ehlers snapped a four-game goal drought with the tallies to give him an impressive 75 points after 52 games while riding shotgun to freewheeling Jonathan Drouin.

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