The National Hockey League's Central Scouting Bureau has released it final rankings for the top eligible prospects for the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. Four Spirit players were pegged in the rankings, with forwards Brandon Saad ranked 19th, Vincent Trocheck 41st and Anthony Camara 78th out of the top 210 draft eligible North American Skaters. Goalie Tadeas Galansky was ranked the 15th top draft eligible goaltending prospect out of 30 North American goaltenders. The 2011 NHL Entry Draft will be held at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota June 24-25.
For more information and to see the full rankings, please visit: http://www.nhl.com/ice/news.htm?id=558863&navid=DL|NHL|DraftMicrosite2011
Catch the Playoff Spirit! The Saginaw Spirit host the Windsor Spitfires at The Dow Event Center for game three of the series on Tuesday, April 12 at 7:11 PM and game five on Saturday, April 16 at 7:11 PM. Tickets are on sale now at SaginawSpirit.com, The Saginaw Spirit Store at 5789 State Street in Saginaw or by calling 989-497-7747, The Dow Event Center Box Office and any TicketMaster outlet. The Spirit playoffs are presented by the Great Lakes Bay Region Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Game four of the series will be played at the WFCU Centre in Windsor on Thursday, April 14th at 7:05 PM. Tickets can be purchased at the TekSavvy.com Box Office (Gate 2 of the WFCU Centre) by phone at 866-969-WFCU or online at windsorspitfires.com. For group ticket packages, fans can call Nathan Sellon of the Spitfires at 519-254-5000 ext. 212.
WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMI FINALS - SAGINAW SPIRIT (2) vs. Windsor Spitfires (4):
GAME ONE: WINDSOR 3 at SAGINAW 0 Final
GAME TWO: SAGINAW 5 at WINDSOR 4 OT Final
GAME THREE: Tuesday, April 12 in Saginaw; 7:11 PM - Radio: FM Talk and Sports WSGW 100.5
GAME FOUR: Thursday, April 14 in Windsor; 7:05 PM - Radio: FM Talk and Sports WSGW 100.5; TV: My5 Channel 6
GAME FIVE: Saturday, April 16 in Saginaw; 7:11 PM - Radio: FM Talk and Sports WSGW 100.5
GAME SIX: Sunday, April 17 in Windsor; 7:05 PM (If necessary) - Radio: FM Talk and Sports WSGW 100.5; TV: My5 Channel 6
GAME SEVEN: Monday, April 18 in Saginaw; 7:11 PM (If necessary) - Radio: FM Talk and Sports WSGW 100.5