July 14, 2011

Quinnipiac Men’s Ice Hockey Represented At Several NHL Developmental Camps

HAMDEN, Conn. – Quinnipiac University men's ice hockey senior captain Scott Zurevinski (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan), junior Mike Dalhuisen (Nymegen, Holland) and sophomore twins Connor and Kellen Jones (Montrose, British Columbia) are currently representing Quinnipiac at several NHL camps.

Zurevinski is currently at the Pittsburgh Penguins camp. Zurevinski will enter his fourth year at Quinnipiac with the "C" on his jersey for the second consecutive season. The Bobcats' captain led the way for the Navy-and-Gold with 25 points, on 14 goals and 11 assists, while ranking among all Quinnipiac skaters in all offensive categories. In 116 career games, Zurevinski is the team's active leader in goals (41), assists (32) and points (73). Zurevinski attended the Vancouver Canucks' camp.

Dalhuisen made an immediate impact at the Dallas Stars camp, winning the team's "Hardest Shot" competition with a 106 MPH blast. Dalhuisen is also coming off a stint with the Dutch National Team at the 2011 IIHF Division I World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. Dalhuisen also played for the Dutch team last season and previously played for the Netherlands' U18 and U20 teams. Dalhuisen tallied one goal and had two more assists in games against Hungary, Italy, Spain and South Korea.

The Jones twins are currently in the Edmonton Oilers camp, for the second straight year. Last summer, Kellen was taken by the Oilers in the 2010 NHL Draft. Kellen ranked fourth on the team n total points (22) while ranking fifth in goals scored (eight) and second in assists (15). Connor also had an outstanding first season on the ice for the Bobcats. The first-year skater led all Quinnipiac freshmen in goals (9), assists (15) and points (24), while ranking second on the team in points scored. Connor, who ranked in the top 50 in the nation in first-year player points per game, had his first career point in the Bobcats' opening-season win against Ohio State on Oct. 8. Jones' first career goal came against Bentley two games later in a 3-2 victory.