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Predators Prospect Report (Feb. 21)

Thursday, 02.21.2008 / 5:48 PM / Features
By Jay Levin  - Nashville Predators
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Predators Prospect Report (Feb. 21)

Each week NashvillePredators.com will update the progress of the organization’s prospects. Fans can also follow the progress of the team’s AHL affiliate, the Milwaukee Admirals, by checking out the weekly Admirals Report on NashvillePredators.com and by checking out MilwaukeeAdmirals.com.

Mark Dekanich continued his last season run with a pair of shutouts last weekend and has posted a 3-0-1 record with a 0.25 goals against average and .989 save percentage in his last four starts. The Colgate netminder now leads the NCAA in both shutouts (7) and save percentage (.932), while ranking fifth in goals against average (1.88).

In the Canadian Juniors, Jonathon Blum had a productive run with two goals, five points, and a +5 rating over his last five games.

In Europe, forward Jonas Andersson has seven points and a +2 rating in his last 10 games, while defenseman Teemu Laasko has three assists and a +3 rating over his last three contests.

 

CANADIAN HOCKEY LEAGUE

POS

NAME

CLUB (LEAGUE)

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

+/-

D

Jonathon Blum

Vancouver Giants (WHL)

53

13

38

51

44

25

Vancouver has clinched a playoff spot and leads the B.C. Division of the Western Conference;
Blum ranks 2nd in WHL points by a defenseman, 3rd in assists by a defenseman,
T-5th in goals by a defenseman, 9th in entire CHL in points by a defenseman,
T-10th in entire CHL in assists by a defenseman

C

Mark Santorelli

Chilliwack Bruins (WHL)

60

23

63

86

30

11

Chilliwack has clinched a playoff spot in the Western Conference;
T-1st in WHL in assists, 2nd in WHL in points, T-3rd in entire CHL in assists,
T-10th in entire CHL in points

LW

Viktor Sjodin

Portland Winter Hawks (WHL)

34

6

6

12

46

-15

C

Nick Spaling

Kitchener Rangers (OHL)

44

29

30

59

14

7

Kitchener has clinched a playoff spot and has the best record in the OHL;
2nd in OHL power-play goals (20), T-16th in game-winning goals (5), T-18th in goals

 

GOALTENDERS

CLUB (LEAGUE)

GP

W

L

OT

GAA

SV%

Jeremy Smith

Plymouth Whalers (OHL)

35

21

11

3

2.80

.920

Plymouth has clinched a playoff spot in the Western Conference;
3rd in the OHL in save percentage, T-4th in shutouts (3), 7th in wins
10th in goals against average

 

NCAA

POS

NAME

CLUB (LEAGUE)

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

+/-

RW

Ryan Flynn

U. of Minnesota (WCHA)

25

3

7

10

33

0

C

Blake Geoffrion

U. of Wisconsin (WCHA)

28

8

17

25

36

6

C

Ben Ryan

U. of Notre Dame (CCHA)

34

8

11

19

8

0

D

Craig Switzer

New Hampshire (H-East)

28

5

12

17

45

7

LW

Ryan Thang

U. of Notre Dame (CCHA)

34

15

8

23

36

7

T-24th in the NCAA in goals

 

GOALTENDERS

CLUB (LEAGUE)

GP

W

L

T

GAA

SV%

Mark Dekanich

Colgate (ECACHL)

29

13

10

5

1.88

.932

1st in the NCAA in save percentage, 1st in shutouts, 5th in goals against average;
Posted back-to-back shutouts last weekend and has 4 shutouts in last 7 games,
Over last 4 games is 3-0-1 with 0.25 GAA and .989 SV%

 

EUROPE

POS

NAME

CLUB (LEAGUE)

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

+/-

RW

Jonas Andersson

Karpat Oulu (FIN)

52

12

19

31

46

-2

C

Stanislav Balan

RI OKNA Zlin (CzRep)

45

2

6

8

46

2

D

Robert Dietrich

DEG Metro Stars (GER)

6

1

1

2

12

-3

LW

Konstantin Glazachev

Metallurg Novokuznetsk (RUS)

47

7

10

17

10

-5

C

Patric Hornqvist

Djurgardens IF Stockholm (SWE)

45

17

11

28

52

2

C

Petr Hubacek

HC Vitkovice Steel (CzRep)

39

10

6

16

89

-10

D

Denis Kulyash

CSKA Moscow (RUS)

48

9

10

19

50

6

D

Teemu Laakso

HIFK Helsinki (FIN)

47

3

7

10

38

6

D

Anton Lavrentiev

HK Chelny (RUS-3)

--

--

--

--

--

--

D

Andrei Mukhachev

Khimik Mytische (RUS)

44

5

14

19

63

16

LW

Konstantin Panov

Lada Togliatti (RUS)

47

9

15

24

26

-4

C

Denis Platonov

Metallurg Magnitogorsk (RUS)

52

16

9

25

68

5

D

Kirill Safronov

SKA St. Petersburg (RUS)

52

9

13

22

45

8

D

Richard Stehlik

Sparta Praha (CzRep)

9

0

0

0

20

0

C

Grigory Shafigulin

Ak Bars Kazan (RUS)

36

5

4

9

112

-1

LW

Niko Snellman

Ilves Tampere Jr. (FIN-Jr.)

28

5

11

16

121

2

C

Sergei Soin

Severstal Cherepovets (RUS)

47

6

11

17

22

3

Scored 4-2-6 with +5 rating in last 12 games.

 

GOALTENDERS

CLUB (LEAGUE)

GP

W

L

T

GAA

SV%

Atte Engren

Kajaanin Hokki (FIN-2)

1

0

0

0

15.70

.692

 

Lukko Jr. (FIN-Jr.)

27

13

12

--

2.83

.909

 


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