Klassen sticks with Winterhawks
Following today's game, Prince Albert Mintos head coach Danton Danielson said that forward Gabe Klassen will be staying with the WHL's Portland Winterhawks for the rest of the 2019-20 season.
The Prince Albert product has four points in eight games thus far in Portland
— Lucas Punkari (@lpunkari) December 1, 2019
Gabe Klassen will be sticking with the Portland Winterhawks for the rest of the season after splitting time between the Winterhawks and SMHL’s Prince Albert Mintos to start the year. He’s registered three goals and one assist with Portland while notching 11 goals and seven assists in 12 games with the Mintos.
Morriseau traded to Terriers
— Portage Terriers (@PortageTerriers) December 1, 2019
Koby Morrisseau (83 GP, 8 G, 10 A with the Spokane Chiefs and Regina Pats) has been acquired by the MJHL’s Portage Terriers. He’s played 10 games with the MJHL’s Dauphin Kings this season and has five goals and eight assists.
Hughes joins Drayton Valley Thunder
Former @EdmOilKings @SeattleTbirds and @WHLHurricanes goaltender Liam Hughes has joined the AJHL's @DVThunder. Hughes decided to leave the game of hockey for "personal reasons" six games after being acquired by the Hurricanes last season
— Ben Dooley (@BenTDooley) December 2, 2019
Liam Hughes (78 GP with the Edmonton Oil Kings, Seattle Thunderbirds, and Lethbridge Hurricanes) has joined the AJHL’s Drayton Valley Thunder. He hasn’t played a game since leaving the Hurricanes six games after they acquired him from the Thunderbirds at last year’s WHL trade deadline.
Pow acquired by BCHL’s Smoke Eaters
NEWS: Smoke Eaters Sign Dynamic NCAA Forward Carson Briere and add WHL Heavy Weight Kyle Pow!
— Trail Smoke Eaters (@BCHLSmokeEaters) December 2, 2019
Kyle Pow (38 GP, 3 A with the Kelowna Rockets) has been acquired by the BCHL’s Trail Smoke Eaters in a trade with the AJHL’s Fort McMurray Oil Barons. In 17 games with the Oil Barons this season, Pow has two goals and one assist.
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- Red Deer Rebels defenseman Joel Sexsmith scored his first WHL goal in his 26th WHL game.
- Dawson Barteaux and Josh Tarzwell each played in WHL game 200.
Teddy Bear Toss
- Calgary Hitmen forward Carson Focht scored the team’s Teddy Bear Toss goal 1:34 into the first period against the Red Deer Rebels.
Leason scores first professional goal
On a night where we break our own world record, Brett Leason scores his first professional goal
— Hershey Bears (@TheHersheyBears) December 2, 2019
Brett Leason (190 GP, 60 G, 80 A with the Tri-City Americans and Prince Albert Raiders) scored his first professional goal with the AHL’s Hershey Bears on Sunday. He’s scored a goal and five assists through 20 games this season.
Skinner dresses for first NHL game
Zack Kassian (back) is day-to-day & won't play tonight, while Kris Russell has left the team to be with his wife for the birth of their second child.
— Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) December 1, 2019
Stuart Skinner (207 GP with the Lethbridge Hurricanes and Swift Current Broncos) dressed for his first NHL game on Sunday but did not play after being recalled under emergency conditions with Mike Smith dealing with a leg injury.
Three Stars of the Night
First Star: Edmonton’s Vladimir Alistrov had a goal and two assists
Second Star: Edmonton’s Tyler Horstmann also had a goal and two assists
Third Star: Edmonton’s Jalen Luypen had two goals
Edmonton’s Sebastian Cossa made 32 saves on 33 shots while Red Deer’s Byron Fancy made 29 saves on 31 shots.