North, Central skate to Top Prospects wins | February 21, 2011

Team North (1-1) and Team Central (1-1) skated to wins on the second day of the three-day North American Hockey League (NAHL) Top Prospects Tournament on Monday at the Ice Cube in Ann Arbor, Mich.

Forward Connor Gaarder (Coulee Region Chill) recorded a hat trick while forwards Andy Singerhouse (Owatonna Express), Zac Frischmon (Coulee Region) and Nick Widing (Owatonna) also fashioned three-point nights in Team Central’s 8-3 triumph over Team South (1-1).

In goal for Team Central, Frederick Leisner (Aberdeen Wings) stopped 15 of 16 shots and Jake Williams (Alexandria Blizzard) made 11 saves.

View the box score here.

On the third and final day of the tournament, Team West will face off against Team South (9:30 a.m. local time) and Team Central will play Team North (12:15 p.m.).

All Top Prospects Tournament games can be viewed live via the Internet through

The NAHL is auctioning off all game-worn player jerseys from the Top Prospects Tournament through eBay. Bids can be placed at

At the Top Prospects Tournament, which runs from Feb. 20-22, four teams – Team Central, Team North, Team South and Team West – are playing a three-game round robin.

For more information on the NAHL Top Prospects Tournament, visit