Alec Rauhauser was the only Florida Panthers prospect to play in Europe or in the NCAA yesterday. His slumping DVTK Polar Bears squad was soundly beaten 4-0 by visiting HC 07 Detva in action from Slovakia’s Tipos Extraliga. Rauhauser has produced thee goals and seven points and a has a +2 rating in 14 games for the Polar Bears, who have fallen to 11th place in the 12-team league.
Aleksi Heponiemi did not play in MODO Hockey’s 5-4 loss to Kristianstads IK in Sweden’s HockeyAllsvenskan.
In today’s games, Rodrigo Abols and Orebro HK will take on Frolunda HC in a match from the Swedish Hockey League. Abols is tied for third on the team in scoring with 13 points (6G/7A) in 17 games.
Mike Benning and the Denver Pioneers will face the Miami RedHawks tonight at 8:35 p.m. with Altitude (DirecTV 681 - Dish Network 410) handling the television broadcast. Benning, a freshman defenseman, has amassed one goal, six assists, 11 shots on goal, and blocked five shots in six games for the 3-4 Pioneers.
Due tot an injuy to projected backup Alex Stalock, the Minnesota Wild have signed goaltender Andrew Hammond to a one-year, two-deal worth $700K at the NHL. ‘The Hamburglar’ spent the 2019-20 season with the AHL’s Rochester Americans (Hockey Wilderness)