Tyson Foerster Leads Team White to Victory at CHL Prospects Game

Tyson Foerster

HAMILTON, Ont.— Tyson Foerster scored two goals to lift Team White to a 5–3 victory over Team Red at the CHL Top Prospects Game.

The Barrie Colts forward scored his first goal at 18:07 in the second period. Foerster recorded his second goal later in the period off of a Connor Zary cross-zone pass.

Tyson Foerster Leads Team White to Victory

Jeremie Poirier, Jack Quinn and Dawson Mercer replied for Team Red, each scoring a goal. But it was not enough to stop Team White’s offensive firepower.

Foerster’s two goals and one assist earned him Player of the Game honours for Team White. Entering the Top Prospects Game, the 17-year-old has 21 goals and 27 assists through 38 games for the Barrie Colts.

Jack Quinn was the Player of the Game winner for Team Red.

Kaiden Ghule and Braden Schneider also scored goals for Team White. Ghule entered the game with 25 points in 43 games on the back end for the Prince Albert Raiders.

Saginaw Spirit prospect Cole Perfetti scored the fifth goal for Team White unassisted.

Kamloops forward Connor Zary finished led all of the prospects in assists with three.

The anticipated matchup coming into the Top Prospects Game was Alexis LaFreniere pinned against Quinton Byfield. LaFreniere is leading the QMJHL in points with 73 while Byfield is seventh in the OHL in scoring (63)

Both LaFreniere and Byfield did not register a single point in the game. However, LaFreniere used his offensive brilliance to register a goal in the slot, that was disallowed for offside.

Samuel Hlavaj and Dylan Garand stopped 11 and 10 shots respectively for Team White, while Brock Gould registered 27 saves for Team Red.

Main Photo: Tyson Foerster of the Barrie Colts skating in OHL action. Photo by Terry Wilson / OHL Images.