Las Vegas–Tonight Vegas Golden Knights prospect Nick Suzuki was in action as his Owen Sound Attack took on the Sarina Sting for a mid-week matchup at the Harry Lumley Bayshore Community Centre.
In his last game, Suzuki added an assist to season total to 3 points vs Nicolas Hague‘s Mississauga Steelheads. That matchup was the first in both Suzuki and Hague’s junior careers since being drafted by the Golden Knights organization.
However for Suzuki’s Owen Sound Attack defeated Hague’s Mississauga Steelheads 6-4 in that contest.
At the 13:26 mark of the opening period vs. Sarina, Golden Knights prospect Suzuki opened the scoring for Owen Sound and gave them a 1 goal lead. This would be Suzuki’s 2nd goal of the season.
Suzuki recorded his 1st assist of the game at the 16:40 mark of the middle frame when fellow teammate Maksim Sushko added his second goal of the season. On Sushko’s marker, Suzuki tallied his 3rd assist of the young campaign.
In the late stages of the 2nd period, Suzuki would score his 2nd goal of the game at the 18:01 mark extending his season total to 3 in his 4th contest of the 2017-18 campaign.
This goal, Suzuki had help from teammates Kevin Hancock and Jonah Gadjovich on the man advantage giving the Golden Knights prospect his 2nd power play marker of the season.
Later on in the game, Owen Sound Attack Twitter Account had the following to say in how well Suzuki was playing in tonight’s contest vs. Sarina.
When I talked to Suzuki back during the Golden Knights development camp in June he said that his best asset on the ice is his hockey sense and boy does his statement hold true.
At the end of the night, Suzuki’s Owen Sound Attack was defeated by the Sarina Sting in the shootout 6-5.
With his 3 point performance in tonights 6-5 loss against Sarina, Suzuki earned himself the 1st star of the game.
For Suzuki, this was his 2nd time this season where he earned star honors for his performance. The last time he earned a 3rd star of the game against the Flint Firebirds.