Moose Talk Tuesday


By: Henry Whitfield

(Photo Credit: Richard LaFortune)

With their stars splitting time between their Country and the Herd, the Mooseheads finished their road trip through Quebec with two wins and two losses.

Nathan MacKinnon and Jonathan Drouin represented the QMJHL against Team Russia in the Subway Super Series, picking up 8 points in game two as they helped power their team to a 5-2 win and a 1 – 1 series tie.

Back with the Herd, Drouin had a goal and two assists against Victoriaville but the Moose fell just short in a 5-4 loss, despite outshooting their opponents 36 – 22.

Jonathan Drouin is continuing his hot streak, three goals and three assists for the Herd with his four point outing for Canada has him turning heads.

While Marty Frk has continued his strong play since returning to the lineup, picking up five goals and four assists on the road trip.

The Mooseheads now how a four game home stand, welcoming Rouyn-Noranda, Val-d’Or, Baie-Comeau and Cape Breton to town.

 

Mooseheads Stars of the Week

3.Nathan MacKinnon (3 Assists) – Quiet by his standards, but MacKinnon continues to click with Drouin and took that game to the national stage against Russia.

2. Jonathan Drouin (3 Goals, 3 Assists) – He’s been wowing Mooseheads fans all season and his strong display against Russia in Game 2 continues that streak. He’s been lightning quick and shows no signs of slowing down.

1. Marty Frk (5 Goals, 4 Assists) – Frk missed a stretch of games much like Drouin, but looks twice the player since returning. He’s been skating hard and take the smart shots, the new found work ethic is paying early dividends

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Henry is a writer for Sportstream.ca  and part of the Bill McLean Sports Show on 88.1 CKDU  every Thursday Morning at 9am. You can follow him on twitter at @HenryWhitfield , where he live tweets his thoughts during each Mooseheads game.

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