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Bandits Alumni Report – Feb 26th, 2021

Bandits Alumni Report by Nathan Crosby – Feb 26th, 2021

We begin in the National Hockey League (NHL), where Colorado Avalanche defenceman Cale Makar passed another milestone. The reigning Calder Trophy winner collected his 50th career regular season assist this week, and did so in the fifth-fewest games (71) among defencemen in NHL history.

Switching to the American Hockey League (AHL), where Manitoba Moose forward Jeff Malott is off to a great start with 2 goals in 4 games, here they are:

Jacksonville Icemen forward Derek Lodermeier scored his 2nd of the season on Feb 14th. The former Bandit captain is in his 1st year in the ECHL.

Switching to the NCAA, Michigan State goaltender Pierce Charleson made his 1st career NCAA start on Feb 26th vs Notre Dame.

Robert Morris forward Randy Hernandez is currently riding a 5 game point streak, and sniped this beauty for his 10th of the season on Feb 21st. He enters this weekend 5th in freshman scoring in the NCAA.

Robert Morris captain and Hobey Baker nominee Nick Prkusic is 1st on the Colonials in scoring, and had this goal on Feb 21st.

Bentley forward Will Garin notched his 1st goal of the season in a 5-4 overtime win over Sacred Heart on Feb 16th.

Nebraska-Omaha defenceman Brandon Scanlin had a goal and an assist for in a 7-1 win over Colorado College on Feb 12th. Scanlin is 1st on the Mavericks in scoring amongst defenceman.

UMass forward Oliver Chau had a huge game on Feb 23rd, tallying 3 points including this goal in an 8-1 blowout over Providence. The former AJHL Rookie of the year is 4th in team scoring.

Colgate forward Josh McKechney scored his 3rd of the season on Feb 12th, and is 5th in team scoring.

McKechney scored his 4th on Feb 26, his 2nd shorthanded goal.

Canisius forward Simon Gravel had his 1st multi-goal game in the NCAA on Feb 9th in a win over Merychurst. He’s tied for 2nd in team goal scoring.

Long Island defenceman Jordan Di Cicco scored his 3rd of the season on Feb 22nd. He’s tied for the team lead in goals.