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Jackets faring better in Traverse City than previous year

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With the last two games combined Columbus already bested their record from 2010. Last year they tallied 4 losses with 8 goals for and 23 goals against. After the last two days they currently stand at 10 goals for and 9 goals against. On Saturday they bested the Detroit with a 7-3 win but fell yesterday to Buffalo with a score of 6-3.
As of now 20 year old defenseman David Savard is leading the Jacket’s prospects with 5 points (1G, 4A).

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Impressions From Traverse City

From Craig Custance’s blog in the Sporting News,

It’s good to be back at the rink every day, and the prospects event in Traverse City, Michigan has been impressive. The turnout has been great, with the stands packed for all the games. Each team has played two games, and today was an off-day with practices. Here are some early impressions on the teams and players:

- Statistically, St. Louis’ Patrik Berglund is not having as dominant a tournament as he did last year when he led all scorers with ten points, but I saw him score a good-looking goal yesterday coming down the left wall and firing one past a Minnesota goalie. One scout said he’s going to be a star and his reach really is impressive.

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