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Predators Prospect Report (Feb. 21)

Thursday, 02.21.2008 / 4:48 PM CT / 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

 

SMASHVILLE CENTRAL

SCHEDULE
 

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS
 

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 z - DAL 82 50 23 9 267 230 109
2 x - STL 82 49 24 9 224 201 107
3 x - CHI 82 47 26 9 235 209 103
4 y - ANA 82 46 25 11 218 192 103
5 x - LAK 82 48 28 6 225 195 102
6 x - SJS 82 46 30 6 241 210 98
7 x - NSH 82 41 27 14 228 215 96
8 x - MIN 82 38 33 11 216 206 87
9 COL 82 39 39 4 216 240 82
10 ARI 82 35 39 8 209 245 78
11 WPG 82 35 39 8 215 239 78
12 CGY 82 35 40 7 231 260 77
13 VAN 82 31 38 13 191 243 75
14 EDM 82 31 43 8 203 245 70

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
F. Forsberg 82 33 31 1 64
R. Josi 81 14 47 -3 61
J. Neal 82 31 27 27 58
S. Weber 78 20 31 -7 51
M. Ribeiro 81 7 43 11 50
C. Smith 82 21 16 4 37
M. Ekholm 82 8 27 14 35
R. Johansen 42 8 26 10 34
R. Ellis 79 10 22 13 32
C. Jarnkrok 81 16 14 1 30
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Rinne 34 21 10 .908 2.48
C. Hutton 7 5 4 .918 2.33