In one playoff series in the Ontario Hockey League, two of the Blackhawks top prospects are making a strong statement.
The series between the Sarnia Sting and Saginaw Spirit has seen the box scores filled by Brandon Saad and Ludvig Rensfeldt, two of the Hawks top prospect.
On Friday night, Saad led Saginaw to a big victory to take a lead in the series. He scored the game-winning goal and added an empty net tally to go with two assists and was plus-four in the 5-2 win. In the five games of the series, Saad has 12 points (six goals, six assists) and is plus-seven to lead the Spirit.
Rensfeldt had an assist on Sarnia’s first goal. He now has five points (two goals, three assists) and is plus-two in the five games to date.
Both players had an exceptional regular season. Saad scored 34 goals and added 42 assists while posting a plus-35 rating in 44 games. Rensfeldt scored 22 goals and was credited with 21 assists with a plus-three in 58 regular season contests.