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Predators Prospect Report

Thursday, 03.20.2008 / 4:22 PM / Features

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.

The Canadian Junior leagues finished their regular seasons last weekend. Mark Santorelli finished with seven points in the last four games to capture the WHL's scoring title with 101 points (click here for more on Santorelli's scoring title), one better than the second place finisher. Jonathon Blum also had a big closing spurt with three goals and five points in his last three games.

CANADIAN HOCKEY LEAGUE

POS

NAME

CLUB (LEAGUE)

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

+/-

D

Jonathon Blum

Vancouver Giants (WHL)

64

18

45

63

44

27

Finished the regular season ranked 2nd in the WHL in points by a defenseman, 2nd in
assists by a defenseman, and 3rd in goals by a defenseman.

C

Mark Santorelli

Chilliwack Bruins (WHL)

72

27

74

101

40

7

Finished the regular season ranked 1st in the WHL in points and 1st in assists.

LW

Viktor Sjodin

Portland Winter Hawks (WHL)

34

6

6

12

46

-15

C

Nick Spaling

Kitchener Rangers (OHL)

56

38

34

72

18

7

Finished the regular season ranked 2nd in the OHL in power-play goals,
T-14th in game-winning goals, and T-16th in goals

 

GOALTENDERS

CLUB (LEAGUE)

GP

W

L

OT

GAA

SV%

Jeremy Smith

Plymouth Whalers (OHL)

40

23

13

4

2.86

.921

Finished the regular season 2nd in the OHL in save percentage, T-5th in shutouts (3),
10th in wins, and 10th in goals against average.

NCAA

POS

NAME

CLUB (LEAGUE)

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

+/-

RW

Ryan Flynn

U. of Minnesota (WCHA)

34

3

11

14

45

0

C

Blake Geoffrion

U. of Wisconsin (WCHA)

34

10

19

29

52

8

C

Ben Ryan

U. of Notre Dame (CCHA)

41

10

13

23

20

-3

D

Craig Switzer

New Hampshire (H-East)

36

6

14

20

53

10

LW

Ryan Thang

U. of Notre Dame (CCHA)

41

16

11

27

44

9

 

GOALTENDERS

CLUB (LEAGUE)

GP

W

L

T

GAA

SV%

Mark Dekanich

Colgate (ECACHL)

39

18

14

6

2.12

.926

1st in the NCAA in shutouts (6), T-9th in save percentage;13th in goals against average

EUROPE

POS

NAME

CLUB (LEAGUE)

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

+/-

RW

Jonas Andersson

Karpat Oulu (FIN)

55

12

20

32

46

-2

C

Stanislav Balan

RI OKNA Zlin (CzRep)

46

2

6

8

46

2

 

 

Post-Season

6

1

0

1

8

-4

D

Robert Dietrich

DEG Metro Stars (GER)

9

1

1

2

12

-2

 

 

Post-Season

3

0

1

1

0

1

LW

Konstantin Glazachev

Metallurg Novokuznetsk (RUS)

50

7

10

17

10

-5

C

Patric Hornqvist

Djurgardens Stockholm (SWE)

53

18

12

30

52

1

C

Petr Hubacek

HC Vitkovice Steel (CzRep)

40

10

7

17

89

-9

 

 

Post-Season

5

1

1

2

0

2

D

Denis Kulyash

CSKA Moscow (RUS)

53

9

12

21

79

6

D

Teemu Laakso

HIFK Helsinki (FIN)

53

3

7

10

40

7

 

 

Post-Season

5

0

0

0

2

-1

D

Anton Lavrentiev

HK Chelny (RUS-3)

--

--

--

--

--

--

D

Andrei Mukhachev

Khimik Mytische (RUS)

47

6

14

20

63

17

LW

Konstantin Panov

Lada Togliatti (RUS)

52

11

17

28

26

-4

C

Denis Platonov

Metallurg Magnitogorsk (RUS)

57

16

11

27

74

4

D

Kirill Safronov

SKA St. Petersburg (RUS)

57

9

14

23

47

6

D

Richard Stehlik

Sparta Praha (CzRep)

10

0

0

0

20

0

 

 

Post-Season

3

0

0

0

4

-2

C

Grigory Shafigulin

Ak Bars Kazan (RUS)

39

5

5

10

112

0

LW

Niko Snellman

Ilves Tampere Jr. (FIN-Jr.)

31

5

11

16

137

-1

 

 

Post-Season

1

0

0

0

0

-1

C

Sergei Soin

Severstal Cherepovets (RUS)

52

8

11

19

22

5

 

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.)

31

14

13

--

2.98

.907

 

Post-Season (FIN-Jr)

2

2

0

--

1.50

.959

 


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