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Boucher, Merrill hit the ice with Albany

Monday, 04.1.2013 / 4:05 PM ET / News
By Eric Marin
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Boucher, Merrill hit the ice with Albany




 
AHL
F Reid Boucher
scored a goal and added two assists Saturday in his season debut with Albany. Boucher, who tallied a club-record 62 goals for Sarnia (OHL) this season, inked an amateur tryout agreement with the Devils' top affiliate on Friday.

D Jon Merrill recorded an assist Friday in his AHL debut vs. Hershey, then recorded two more helpers Saturday against Portland. Merrill also signed an amateur tryout with Albany on Friday.

ECHL
G Maxime Clermont
and the Elmira Jackals will face the Florida Everblades in their opening round ECHL playoff series. Game 1 is Friday in Florida. Clermont posted a 20-13-3-2 mark for Elmira this season with a 3.24 goals-against average and .899 save percentage.

G Scott Wedgewood and the Trenton Titans saw their season come to an end after finishing eight points out of a playoff spot. Wedgewood's regular-season numbers included a record of 20-22-3-2 with a 3.22 goals-against average and .900 save percentage.

OHL
C Artur Gavrus
has the Owen Sound Attack headed for the second round.

Gavrus' goal at 16:37 of the third period held up as the Game 6 winner, lifting the Attack to a 4-3 victory over Sault Ste. Marie on Sunday. Owen Sound captured the series four games to two, with Gavrus collecting two goals and three assists. The Attack opens the second round Friday in Plymouth.

LW Ben Thomson and the Kitchener Rangers have advanced to face the London Knights. Thomson posted one goal in the first round, helping the Rangers eliminate Guelph in five games. Round 2 for Kitchener starts Friday in London.  

QMJHL
LW Stefan Matteau
and Blainville-Boisbriand ousted Acadie-Bathurst in five games and await their second-round opponent. Matteau contributed a power-play goal and two assists for the Armada through the first three games of the series.

WHL
D Damon Severson
and the Kelowna Rockets stayed alive in their series against Seattle with a 4-3 win in Saturday's Game 5. Severson posted a power-play assist in the pivotal contest, bringing his playoff totals to one goal and four assists through five games. Game 6 is Tuesday in Seattle.

A pair of Devils prospects – C Graham Black and D Reece Scarlett – saw their season end with the Swift Current Broncos' elimination from the WHL playoffs. The Broncos fell, 3-1, to Calgary on Thursday, dropping the series four games to one.

Black had four points, including a goal and two assists on the power play, while Scarlett chipped in with three helpers.

NCAA
LW Blake Coleman
notched a goal and two assists for Miami University in the NCAA tournament before the CCHA champions bowed out to St. Cloud with a 4-1 loss in Sunday's Midwest Regional Final.

Coleman registered two helpers Saturday, when Miami blanked Minnesota State, 4-0. He connected on the power play for the RedHawks' lone goal on Sunday. Miami made their first trip to the Round of Eight since 2010, when they reached the Frozen Four.

St. Cloud will take on Quinnipiac in the Frozen Four.

D Joe Faust and the Wisconsin Badgers were eliminated from the NCAA Tournament with a 6-1 loss to UMass Lowell in Friday's Northeast Regional.

UMass Lowell advanced to a Frozen Four matchup with Yale, which upended F Derek Rodwell and the University of North Dakota on Saturday.

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - NYR 82 53 22 7 252 192 113
2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 221 189 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 262 211 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 242 203 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 252 230 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 235 221 100
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 238 215 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 221 210 98
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 213 211 96
10 FLA 82 38 29 15 206 223 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 236 250 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 215 234 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 181 216 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 188 226 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 211 262 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 161 274 54

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
A. Henrique 75 16 27 -6 43
M. Cammalleri 68 27 15 2 42
P. Elias 69 13 21 -20 34
S. Gomez 58 7 27 -10 34
S. Bernier 67 16 16 2 32
T. Zajac 74 11 14 -3 25
A. Larsson 64 3 21 2 24
A. Greene 82 3 19 1 22
E. Gelinas 61 6 13 -2 19
M. Ryder 47 6 13 -1 19
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Schneider 26 31 9 .925 2.26
K. Kinkaid 6 5 4 .915 2.59