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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Friday, September 3, 2010

WHITE TAKES THREE POINTS OF FOUR IN PLYMOUTH WHALERS SCRIMMAGES FRIDAY

Mitchell Heard and James Livingston tally 3 goals each over the 2 days as Whalers finish up Training Camp

 

PLYMOUTH, MI Mitchell Heard's goal at 5:48 of the second half snapped a 1-1 tie and the Whites went on the defeat the Blues, 3-2, in the closing scrimmage during the Plymouth Whalers training camp held at Compuware Arena.

The Whites and the Blues played four-on-four during the afternoon scrimmage.

In all, Heard scored three goals over the four scrimmages, tying him with James Livingston as the goal scoring leader during the two-day scrimmage sessions.

Rickard Rakell played well for the Whalers during training camp scrimmages Friday at Compuware Arena.

Here's the scoring of the afternoon game:

FIRST HALF (20 minutes):
Blues - Tyler Brown (Rickard Rakell) 0:09
Whites - Garrett Meurs (unassisted) 6:24

SECOND HALF:
Whites - Mitchell Heard (Tom Wilson, Scott Wedgewood) 5:48
Whites - Jamie Devane (James Livingston) 13:08
Blues - Peter Neal (Ryan Ivey, Adam Restoule) 19:30 - extra attacker

The Whites and Blues played to a 2-2 tie in Friday morning's scrimmage. All the scoring came in the first half:

FIRST HALF (30 minutes):
Blues - Rickard Rakell (Tyler Brown) 0:53
Whites - Tom Wilson (unassisted) 10:17
Whites - Tom Wilson (Garrett Meurs) 10:50
Blues - Adam Restoule (Rickard Rakell, Dario Trutmann) 17:37

WHALERS DROP THE PUCK on PRESEASON SATURDAY - The Whalers open the pre-season on Saturday 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 www.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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