Draft stuff: Leon king on Friday; Milano clutch

A quick cruise through some Friday 2014 draft happenings.


Leon Draisaitl gathered a pair of goals and two helpers to lead Prince Albert to a  5-2 win over Calgary. The German forward has points in 18 of his last 20 games to creep closer to the 100-point milestone. He'll enter the final five games with 96 points (34+62).

Jake Virtanen scored both of the Hitmen goals in the loss to the Raiders, giving him 42 in 67 games this season. He posted 16 in 62 games a season ago.

Sam Reinhart collected two assists as Kootenay defeated Medicine Hat 5-2. Like Draisaitl, Reinhart has 34 goals and 96 points this season, including an impressive18 goals and 28 assists in 22 games since returning from the World Junior Championship.

Conner Bleackley pounced on his own rebound for goal #29 on the year in Red Deer's 4-1 victory over Swift Current. The Rebels captain has tallies in back-to-back games after missing the mark in his previous four games.

Chase De Leo went back door (again) to finish off the rush as Portland smoked Seattle 7-3. De Leo's goal, his 38th of the year, gives him seven marks in his last seven outings.


Roland McKeown scored twice, including a real nice effort on his first of the night, as Kingston rolled past Oshawa 6-2. The big defenseman has 11 goals, 42 points, and a plus-35 rating this season. Generals winger Michael Dal Colle recorded two power play helpers in defeat to advance his stat line to 38-56-94 through 65 games. Sam Bennett did not play after receiving a suspension for a cross-check/high stick in the Fronts' Thursday loss to Peterborough.

Robby Fabbri raced down the ice to pot his 43rd goal in Guelph's 6-2 loss to Owen Sound. Fabbiri has connected for nine goals in his last 10 games.


Sonny Milano notched two goals, including the overtime winner, plus an assist as Team USA downed Cedar Rapids 5-4. The Boston College commit has produced against high level talent all season long en route to capturing 34 points (11+23) in 19 USHL contests and firming his spot as a legit top-15 draft contender. Fellow draft eligible Alex Tuch snagged a goal and an assist, while 2015 stud Jack Eichel produced 1+2.


Halifax forward Nikolaj Ehlers entered Thursday's tilt with Charlottetown having captured three-straight hat tricks. That run came to an end, but the sniper still produced a goal and two assists in the Mooseheads' 7-4 win. The native of Denmark enters Saturday's matchup with Saint John with a nime-game point streak that has seen him pocket 17 goals and nine assists.
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