UNH Recruits Update: Feb-4-2013
|Adam Clark Covers the Net (Photo: sasilverbacks.com)|
Player of the Week - Adam Clark
|UNH Recruit Adam Clark|
The following night, the SilverBacks travelled to Vernon to face their divisional rivals. Salmon Arm came away with another 3-1 victory. This time, Adam Clark made 34 saves. In 28 complete games so far this season, Clark has made 30 or more saves in 21 of them.
Adam Clark's save percentage has improved to .928 which places him in a tie for 3rd among all BCHL goalies. His 2.46 goals against average is the 7th best in the league. Last season, Clark posted a .885 save percentage and 4.33 goals against. That level of improvement in his second season in the BCHL has earned Clark recognition by NHL scouts. Clark has made his way onto the NHL Central Scouting Service "Midterm Rankings". He is currently ranked #32 among all North American goalies.
Adam Clark is on target to enroll at UNH in the fall of 2014. If all goes according to plan, Clark will be a freshman during Casey DeSmith's senior season. DeSmith currently has the best GAA and Save% in Hockey East.
Latest StatisticsNOTE: The statistics for the recruits, presented in the table, are categorized by the year the player and UNH coaches have targeted for enrollment in UNH. For example, the "2013 Recruits" have a target of the Fall of 2013 to begin playing for UNH.
|Matias Cleland (D)||Waterloo||USHL||3||0||2||2||7|
|Tyler Kelleher (F)||USA U18 Team||USHL||17||7||8||15||8|
|USA U18 Team||NCAA||20||11||8||19||16|
|Dylan Maller (D)||Tri-City Storm||USHL||39||1||4||5||37|
|Jordan Masters (F)||Jersey Hitmen||EJHL||16||2||5||7||32|
|Andrew Poturalski (F)||Cedar Rapids||USHL||30||7||12||19||21|
|2013 or '14 Recruit|
|Michael McNicholas (F)||Nanaimo Clippers||BCHL||35||10||22||32||6|
|Dylan Chanter (D)||Merritt Cents||BCHL||42||8||9||17||23|
|Adam Clark (G)||Salmon Arm||BCHL||29||15W||12L||2.46||.928|
|Shane Eiserman (F)||USA U18 Team||USHL||15||4||4||8||23|
|USA U18 Team||NCAA||20||3||3||6||6|
|Cam Marks (D)||Coquitlam Express||BCHL||31||2||4||6||6|
|2014 or '15 Recruit|
|Jason Kalinowski (F)||Salisbury Prep||NEPSHC||14||7||16||23||-|
|Charlie Kelleher (F)||Junior Bruins U18||USEHL||38||9||10||19||8|
|Joseph Masonius (D)||Jersey Hitmen||EmpJHL||17||5||12||17||24|
|2015 or '16 Recruit|
|Liam Darcy (D)||Berwick Academy||NEPSHC||21||2||13||15||-|
|Patrick Grasso (F)||Des Moines||USHL||10||0||1||1||0|
|Omaha Lancers U16||NAPHL||22||13||21||34||8|
|Brendan van Riemsdyk (F)||Jersey Devils U16||AYHL||22||16||13||29||50|
|Christian Brothers||Jersey Prep||19||12||27||39||-|
News & NotesUnited States Hockey League:
~ 2013 recruit Matias Cleland scored the game-winning goal as the Omaha Lancers defeated the Fargo Force 2-1 on Saturday night. Cleland assisted on Omaha's first goal and fired 6 shots on goal. With 27 total points so far this season, Cleland is the 2nd leading scorer among all USHL defensemen.
~ Also on Saturday night, Andrew Poturalski scored the second game-winning goal of his rookie season with the Cedar Rapids Rough Riders. Cedar Rapids defeated the Youngstown Phantoms 5-2.
~ 2013 recruit Tyler Kelleher, 2014 recruit Shane Eiserman, and the U.S. National Under-18 Team are on their way to Jankoping, Sweden to compete in the Five Nations Tournament. Team USA will face teams from the Czech Republic, Russia, Finland and Sweden.
Prep School Hockey:
~ 2015 or '16 recruit Liam Darcy scored the game-winning goal for Berwick Academy in a 3-2 victory over Brooks Academy.
~ Last Saturday was a busy and productive day for Brendan van Riemsdyk. In a 4:00 game, BvR posted a goal and 3 assists as the Christian Brothers Academy shut out Marlboro 13-0. Later that day, in an 8:30 PM game with the New Jersey Devils Youth U-16 team, BvR scored a hat trick and added 2 assists. The Devils defeated the Junior Titans 5-3. BvR is scoring at a rate of over 1-point per game with the Devils and 2-points per game with CBA.