Blue Jackets Major Junior and College Prospect Playoff Update

The 2010 CHL playoffs are underway, and of the Jackets' six prospects playing in the CHL, five made the playoffs. Kyle Neuber-future enforcer- was traded to the Sarnia Sting mid-season. The Sting were the worst team in the OHL this season, and didn't qualify for the playoffs. Neuber's junior career has come to an end, and I look for him to join Syracuse for the rest of the season. His final numbers are 5 goals, 5 assists for 10 points in 60 games played. He went minus-16 and put up 188 penalty minutes- mostly fighting majors. Here's a look at the five prospects who's team did qualify for the post-season:

Matt Calvert - RW - Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
Final 2009/2010 Regular Season Stats: 68GP / 47G-52A-99PTS / 70PIM / +47
Current 2010 Playoff Stats: 2GP / 2G-3A-5PTS / 0PIM / +1
Brandon currently has 2-0 series lead over the Swift Current Broncos

Tomas Kubalik - RW - Victoriaville Tigres (QMJHL)
Final 2009/2010 Regular Season Stats: 58GP / 33G-42A-75PTS / 65PIM / +15
Current 2010 Playoff Stats: 2GP / 1G-3A-4PTS / 0PIM / +2
Victoriaville currently tied 1-1 in series with the Shawinigan Cataractes

John Moore - D - Kitchener Rangers (OHL)
Final 2009/2010 Regular Season Stats: 61GP / 10G-37A-47PTS / 53PIM / -5
Current 2010 Playoff Stats: 3GP / 0G-1A-1PTS / 0PIM / -1
Kitchener currently has a 2-1 series lead over the Saginaw Spirit

David Savard - D - Moncton Wildcats (QMJHL)
Final 2009/2010 Regular Season Stats: 64GP / 13G-64A-77PTS / 36PIM / +32
Current 2010 Playoff Stats: 2GP / 0G-3A-3PTS / 0PIM / +4
Moncton currently has a 2-0 series lead over the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles

Steven Delisle - D - Rouyn-Noranda Huskies (QMJHL)
Final 2009/2010 Regular Season Stats: 64GP / 5G-24A-29PTS / 77PIM / +17
Current 2010 Playoff Stats: 2GP / 0G-1A-1PTS / 0PIM / EVEN
Rouyn-Noranda currently tied 1-1 in their series with the Val D'Or Foreurs

The NCAA Hockey tournament, a 16-team, single-elimination bracketed tournament is set to start this Friday. Of the twelve CBJ prospects playing college hockey, seven are taking part in the tournament. Jake Hansen, a third round pick of Columbus and a member of the Minnesota Golden Gophers, won't be taking part. The Gophers finished a disappointing 7th in the WCHA. Another WCHA team, the Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs, also won't be in the tournament. Prospect Drew Olson is a member of that team. Teddy Ruth and his Notre Dame squad finished 9th in the CCHA and won't be participating-ditto for Thomas Larkin (Colgate), and Allen York (RPI). Here are the seven prospects who are taking part:

Michigan Wolverines- C Kevin Lynch and C Matt Rust
First Round Game of Midwest Region against Bemidji State Sat. March 27th

Boston College Eagles- RW Cam Atkinson
First Round Game of Northeast Region against Alaska Sat. March 27th

Miami (Ohio) Redhawks- RW Trent Vogelhuber and D Will Weber
First Round Game of Midwest Region against Alabama-Huntsville Sat. March 27th

Cornell Big Red- C Sean Collins
First Round Game of East Region against RIT Fri. March 26th

Wisconsin Badgers- D Cody Goloubef
First Round Game of West Region against Vermont Fri. March 26th

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