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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Thursday, September 2, 2010

WHITES TAKE A PAIR OF GAMES AS WHALERS TRAINING CAMP OPENS

Plymouth veteran James Livingston leads the attack with three goals in two games

 

PLYMOUTH, MI The Whites took a pair of scrimmage games over the Blues at Plymouth Whalers training camp today at Compuware Arena. The Whites won this morning’s opening game, 5-1, and came from behind to take the afternoon contest, 6-3.

James Livingston led the Whites attack with three goals over the two games and Mitchell Heard added a goal in each game.

(Above) Garrett Meurs battles to get the puck to the front of the net. (Below) Tyler Seguin played in the afternoon session.

The scoring went like this:

WHITES 5, BLUES 1 on THURSDAY MORNING.

FIRST HALF (two 30-minute halves):

Blues - Austin Mattson (Sean Myers, Austin Levi) 1:01

Whites - Ben Holtom (John Livingston) 6:31

Whites - James Livingston (Adam Nanji) 12:58

Whites - James Livingston (unassisted) 15:54

Whites - Chris Albertini (Calvin Higley) 29:59

SECOND HALF:

Whites - Mitchell Heard (Jamie Devane) 2:22

WHITES 6, BLUES 3 on THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

FIRST HALF:

Blues - Tyler Seguin (Tyler Brown) 0:57

Whites - Mitchell Heard (unassisted) 3:51

Blues - Brodie Tutton (Josh Bemis) 8:02

Whites - Beau Schmitz (unassisted) 9:01

Blues - Josh Bemis (Tyler Brown, Austin Mattson) 12:29

SECOND HALF:

Whites - Garrett Meurs (John Livingston) 4:17

Whites - Adam Nanji (Jay Gilbert) 19:13

Whites - James Livingston (Beau Schmitz) 21:27

Whites - Stefan Noesen (Calvin Higley) 28:58 empty net

WHALERS BACK IN ACTION on FRIDAY - The Whites and Blues scrimmage again Friday at Compuware Arena from 9-11am and 2-4pm.  The scrimmages are open to the public and media. Rosters will be provided.

WHALERS DROP THE PUCK on PRESEASON THIS SATURDAY - The Whalers open the pre-season on Saturday, September 4 at 7pm against Windsor in Chelsea, MI for the "The Clash at the Coliseum". Tickets are available at the Compuware Arena box office.  The game will be broadcast on 88.1FM WSDP and plymouthwhalers.com starting at 6:50pm.

For information on Whalers season or mini-plan ticket packages or to plan a group event for the Compuware Arena Drive-In Theatre or upcoming 2010-11 season, visit plymouthwhalers.com or call 734-453-8400.

 

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