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Predators Prospect Report (Nov. 21)

Friday, 11.21.2008 / 1:54 PM CT / Features
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Predators Prospect Report (Nov. 21)
The 2008-09 hockey season is underway across the globe. NashvillePredators.com updates the progress of the Preds prospects playing in various developmental or European professional leagues.

The Preds NCAA prospects continued their success last week. Blake Geoffrion, the team's second round pick in the 2006 Entry Draft, posted a three point weekend as the Wisconsin Badgers went 1-0-1 at Minnesota Duluth, running Wisconsin's unbeaten streak to five games. Geoffrion tallied a pair of goals in Friday night's 3-3 tie, including an unassisted goal to even the score in the third period, and then picked up a shorthanded assist on the team's third goal in Saturday night's 4-1 win. Preds 2008 draftee, Taylor Stefishen scored his first career goal this weekend to cap Ohio State's 4-0 win at Robert Morris. Stefishen missed the start of the season due to illness, but has joined the line-up the past two games for the Buckeyes.

In Canadian Juniors, Jonathon Blum continues to establish himself as one of the elite prospects in Major Juniors, racking up eight points in his last three games, including a three-goal, four-point night against Chilliwack on Nov. 19. Blum, Nashville's 2007 First Round pick, currently ranks among the WHL leaders in plus/minus rating and in scoring by a defenseman.


CANADIAN HOCKEY LEAGUE
POS
NAME
CLUB (LEAGUE)
GP
G
A
PTS
PIM
+/-
D
Vancouver Giants (WHL)
18
9
18
27
6
21
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GOALTENDERS
CLUB (LEAGUE)
GP
W
L
OT
GAA
SV%
 
Tri-City Americans (WHL)
20
11
7
2
2.97
.897
 
Plymouth Whalers (OHL)
12
3
7
1
4.69
.863
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NATIONAL COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
POS
NAME
CLUB (LEAGUE)
GP
G
A
PTS
PIM
+/-
RW
U. of Minnesota (WCHA)
10
3
4
7
24
2
D
Jeff Foss
R.P.I. (ECAC)
11
0
0
0
6
2
C
Blake Geoffrion
U. of Wisconsin (WCHA)
12
7
3
10
24
-1
C
U. of Notre Dame (CCHA)
10
1
2
3
6
-1
LW
Tyler Stefishen
Ohio State Unversity (CCHA)
2
1
0
1
0
2
LW
U. of Notre Dame (CCHA)
11
4
3
7
14
4
C
Boston University (Hockey East)
9
5
8
13
6
4
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EUROPEAN LEAGUES
POS
NAME
CLUB (LEAGUE)
GP
G
A
PTS
PIM
+/-
RW
Jonas Andersson
Karpat Oulu (Finland)
20
11
9
20
20
8
C
RI OKNA Zlin (CzRep)
17
2
1
3
35
1
RW
Matt Ellison
Dynamo Riga (KHL)
25
6
13
19
68
-3
LW
Barys Astana (KHL)
26
12
11
23
22
10
D
Bern (Switzerland)
21
4
6
10
6
0
D
CSKA Moscow (KHL)
25
4
4
8
22
-2
C
Espoo (Finland)
19
1
0
1
4
-1
 
 
Espoo Jr. (Finland-Jr.)
8
5
4
9
6
5
D
HK Chelny (Russia-3)
--
--
--
--
--
--
C
Denis Platonov

Metallurg Magnitogorsk (KHL)

26
8
5
13
61
-1
RW
Salavat Yulaev Ufa (KHL)
25
8
12
20
48
10
C
Ak Bars Kazan (KHL)
20
4
5
9
29
3
LW
Niko Snellman
Ilves Tampere Jr. (Finland Jr.)
5
0
0
0
8
-5
C
Severstal Cherepovets (KHL)
21
3
8
11
16
-2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GOALTENDERS
CLUB (LEAGUE)
GP
W
L
T
GAA
SV%
 
TPS Turku-Jr. (Fin.-Jr.)
2
1
1
0
4.00
.862
 
Brynas (Sweden)
7
--
--
--
3.00
.882
 
 
Brynas Jr. (Swe-Jr.)
1
--
--
--
1.00
.960
 

Valk-494 Tartu (Estonia)

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SMASHVILLE CENTRAL

SCHEDULE
 

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS
 

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 CHI 58 36 18 4 160 134 76
2 DAL 55 35 15 5 178 147 75
3 STL 56 30 17 9 133 130 69
4 LAK 53 32 18 3 146 124 67
5 SJS 53 28 20 5 154 143 61
6 ANA 53 26 19 8 120 125 60
7 COL 57 28 25 4 153 158 60
8 NSH 54 25 21 8 139 144 58
9 MIN 54 23 21 10 133 134 56
10 VAN 54 22 20 12 125 144 56
11 ARI 53 24 23 6 139 163 54
12 CGY 53 25 25 3 143 156 53
13 WPG 54 24 27 3 139 157 51
14 EDM 56 22 29 5 138 168 49

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
R. Josi 54 11 27 -3 38
F. Forsberg 54 17 18 -7 35
S. Weber 54 14 21 -5 35
M. Ribeiro 54 6 27 2 33
J. Neal 54 19 13 18 32
M. Ekholm 54 6 18 3 24
R. Ellis 53 6 16 2 22
C. Smith 54 11 7 -2 18
C. Jarnkrok 53 9 8 0 17
C. Wilson 37 4 12 -1 16
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Rinne 20 18 7 .903 2.54
C. Hutton 5 2 1 .916 2.36