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Prince Edward Islanders make contributions to AHL, QMJHL, MHL teams

Zack MacEwen is preparing for his second season of professional hockey. He skated with other Island-based pros and members of the UPEI Panthers men's hockey team.
Zack MacEwen.

MacEwen nets third
goal of AHL season
Utica Comets forward Zack MacEwen of Stratford scored his third goal of the 2018-19 American Hockey League regular season on Saturday night.
MacEwen opened the game’s scoring on a power play in the Comes’4-3 road win over the Syracuse Crunch.
MacEwen, who earned an assist in a 4-3 loss to the Cleveland Monsters on Friday night, has eight points in eight games.

Two-point night for
MacKinnon in Charlottetown
Rimouski Oceanic forward Carson MacKinnon of Summerside earned two assists in his home province on Saturday night.
The Oceanic, however, would come up on the short end of a 5-4 decision to the Charlottetown Islanders in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League at Eastlink Centre.
MacKinnon, who has seven goals and nine assists for 16 points, will take a six-game point streak in Sunday afternoon’s game in Moncton.

McKenna, Spence
chip in offensively
Moncton Wildcats forward Jeremy McKenna of Summerside was selected the third star of a Quebec Major Junior Hockey League game on Saturday night.
McKenna scored his sixth goal and assisted on another in the Wildcats’ 7-2 win over the visiting Shawinigan Cataractes. McKenna will enter Sunday’s home game against Rimouski with 21 points in 12 regular-season games.
Moncton rookie defenceman Jordan Spence, who played junior A hockey with the Summerside D. Alex MacDonald Ford Western Capitals last season, also chipped in offensively, earning an assist. It gave Spence nine points – two goals and seven assists – in 12 regular-season games.

Titan captain Dobson
collects point
Summerside native and defenceman Noah Dobson earned an assist on the Acadie-Bathurst Titan’s lone goal Saturday night.
The Quebec Remparts topped the visiting Titan 6-1 in a Quebec Major Junior Hockey League game.
Dobson has seven points – three goals and four assists – in nine regular-season contests.

Abram-Village native
earns helper for Crushers
Forward Evan Gallant of Abram-Village earned an assist for the Pictou County Weeks Crushers on Saturday night.
The Crushers dropped a 2-1 road decision to the Amherst Ramblers in the MHL (Maritime Junior Hockey League).
Gallant, a product of the Kensington Monaghan Farms Wild major midget program, has five points – one goal and four assists – in 12 regular-season games in his rookie campaign.

Gallant earns assist
on game-winning goal
Kennedy Gallant of Charlottetown assisted on the Miramichi Timberwolves’ game-winning goal Saturday night.
Gallant and Jeremie Hebert set up Matthew Briggs’s tie-breaking goal at 17:37 of the third period to lift the Timberwolves to a 5-4 win over the Grand Falls Rapids.
Gallant, a product of the Charlottetown Bulk Carriers Pride major midget program, has one goal and two assists for three points in nine regular-season games in his first year in the MHL (Maritime Junior Hockey League).

Caseley turns in
32-save effort
Yarmouth Mariners goaltender Tyler Caseley registered 32 saves in a 5-2 victory over the Valley Wildcats on Friday night.
Caseley made 27 of those saves in the game’s final two periods as the Kensington native improved to 9-2-0 (won-lost-overtime losses). He has a 2.05 goals-against average and .935 save percentage in 11 games in his rookie season in the MHL (Maritime Junior Hockey League).

Grenier nets second
goal for Ramblers
Amherst Ramblers defenceman Dawson Grenier of Souris scored his second goal of the 2018-19 regular season on Friday night.
The Ramblers lost the MHL (Maritime Junior Hockey League) game 6-2 to the host Truro Bearcats.
In 12 regular-season games, Grenier has six points on the strength of two goals and four assists.

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