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Preds Prospect Update: April 30

Friday, 04.30.2010 / 12:13 PM CT / Team
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Preds Prospect Update: April 30
Preds prospects Taylor Beck and Ryan Ellis were honored with Second Team OHL All-Star recognition for their performances during the 2009-10 season. Ellis was limited to 48 games because of injuries and time with the World Junior team, but still finished the regular season with 12 goals and 61 points, good for fourth among OHL defensemen in points. Beck had a break-out campaign with season-highs of 39 goals and 93 points to rank fourth in the league in points and ninth in goals.

Ellis is still alive in post-season action as his Windsor Spitfires enter the OHL Championship Series vs. Barrie. Windsor came from down one game to three to win the OHL Conference Championship round, with Ellis scoring 26 points in the team's 15 games through the Conference playoffs. He ranks third in the league in points during the post-season and tops among all defensemen (more than 10 points ahead of the second-highest scoring d-man).

Gabriel Bourque is also still alive in post-season action as the Moncton Wildcats has advanced to the QMJHL Championship Series. Bourque has 11 goals and 16 points in 15 playoff games for Moncton. His 11 goals are tied for first in the league, while his three game-winning goals are second-most during the playoffs.

Over in Europe, goaltender Anders Lindback is gaining attention from the Swedish National Team. Since the end of his season with Timra, Lindback has participated in a series of National Team camps and exhibition tournaments. He appears to be among a select list of goaltenders under consideration for Sweden's World Championship squad.


CANADIAN HOCKEY LEAGUE
POS NAME RD/YR CLUB (LEAGUE) GP G A PTS PIM +/-
LW Taylor Beck 3/09 Guelph (OHL) 61 39 54 93 54 19
playoffs 5 3 3 6 2 -3
LW Gabriel Bourque 5/09 Moncton (QMJHL) 25 3 11 14 37 8
playoffs 15 11 5 16 18 8
Baie-Comeau (QMJHL) 30 13 25 38 61 -5
In QMJHL Finals vs. Saint John… Tied for first in playoff goals. Had a 4-goal game in Quarterfinals, 7 points (4g-3a) in Semifinals.
D Ryan Ellis 1/09 Windsor (OHL) 48 12 49 61 39 38
playoffs 15 2 24 26 10 9
In the OHL Finals vs. Barrie…Has pts/assists in 13-of-15 playoff games… First in assists, tied for second in power-play assists (9).
Ranked fifth overall, and 1st among d-men in playoff points.
C Michael Latta 3/09 Guelph (OHL) 58 33 40 73 157 18
playoffs 5 2 7 9 14 0
D Charles-Olivier Roussel 2/09 Shawinigan (QMJHL) 60 14 34 48 64 -4
playoffs 6 0 1 1 4 -1
UNITED STATES HOCKEY LEAGUE
POS NAME RD/YR CLUB GP G A PTS PIM +/-
C Nick Oliver 4/09 Fargo 53 5 13 18 95 -6
playoffs 8 1 1 2 2 0
In Clark Cup Finals vs. Green Bay
BRITISH COLUMBIA HOCKEY LEAGUE
POS NAME RD/YR CLUB GP G A PTS PIM +/-
C Cam Reid 7/09 Westside 54 27 45 72 70 0
playoffs 11 2 6 8 16 0
 
NATIONAL COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
POS NAME RD/YR CLUB (LEAGUE) GP G A PTS PIM +/-
RW Zach Budish 2/09 U. of Minnesota (WCHA) 39 7 10 17 45 1
RW Ryan Flynn 6/06 U. of Minnesota (WCHA) 38 2 8 10 36 5
D Jeff Foss 6/08 R.P.I. (ECAC) 39 2 7 9 32 1
C Blake Geoffrion 2/06 U. of Wisconsin (WCHA) 40 28 22 50 56 13
Hobey Baker Memorial Award winner & First Team All-American… Advanced to NCAA title game.
1st in NCAA in PPGs (15), T-2nd in the NCAA in goals… Named MVP of the West Regional after posting 2g-3a in 2 games.
C Ben Ryan 4/07 U. of Notre Dame (CCHA) 29 7 12 19 24 1
C Craig Smith 4/09 U. of Wisconsin (WCHA) 41 8 25 33 72 14
1g-2a in Wisconsin's four NCAA tournament games, advancing to the National Championship match.
Named to the WCHA All-Rookie Team.. Ninth among NCAA rookies in points.
LW Taylor Stefishen 5/08 Ohio State Unversity (CCHA) 27 5 8 13 12 0
LW Ryan Thang 3/07 U. of Notre Dame (CCHA) 37 9 14 23 55 -3
EUROPEAN PROSPECT SCORING
POS NAME RD/YR CLUB (LEAGUE) GP G A PTS PIM +/-
RW Jonas Andersson 2/99 Dynamo Minsk (KHL) 30 6 13 2 12 -5
C Stanislav Balan 7/04 PSG Zlin (CzRep) 52 5 11 0 85 8
playoffs 6 0 2 21 4 -3
D Mattias Ekholm 4/09 Mora (Sweden-2) 41 1 21 15 54 10
playoffs 2 0 0 0 6 0
RW Matt Ellison -PHI- HC MVD (KHL) 52 16 18 2 102 1
playoffs 22 4 5 0 10 -4
LW Konstantin Glazachev 2/03 Barys Astana (KHL) 42 16 15 21 18 -10
playoffs 2 0 0 8 0 -2
D Roman Josi 2/08 Bern (Switzerland) 26 9 12 10 12 0
playoffs 15 6 7 63 8 0
Won Swiss League title … Seven assists in seven Finals games.
Led all d-men, and is tied for seventh overall, in playoff points... Leds d-men, and tied for fifth overall in playoff goals.
D Denis Kulyash 8/04 Avangard Omsk (KHL) 6 1 1 17 6 -3
playoffs 3 0 0 1 4 1
CSKA Moscow (KHL) 34 11 10 7 34 8
C Jani Lajunen 7/08 Espoo (Finland) 46 6 9 1 34 4
playoffs 3 0 0 20 2 -1
Espoo Jr. (Finland-Jr.) 4 1 1 41 0 -2
Suomi U20 (Finland-2) 1 0 0 3 0 0
LW Antti Pihlstrom -FA- JYP (Finland) 19 7 14 0 14 11
playoffs 14 4 4 0 18 3
Farjestad (Sweden) 43 4 6 28 44 0
RW Alexander Radulov 1/04 Salavat Yulaev Ufa (KHL) 54 24 39 7 62 44
playoffs 16 8 11 0 10 7
Playoff leader in points and assists, tied for first in goals, and first in GWG (3) at time of elmination in Conference Finals.
C Grigory Shafigulin 3/03 Nizhny Novgorod (KHL) 40 5 12 0 62 8
LW Niko Snellman 4/06 Ilves (Finland) 11 0 1 0 49 -2
LeKi (Finland-2) 17 3 4 0 69 2
Ilves Jr. (Finland-Jr.) 1 0 1 0 0 0
C Sergei Soin -COL- Severstal Cherepovets (KHL) 52 7 13 0 30 -1
LW Kesley Wilson -FA- EC Salzburg (Austria) 58 18 23 0 257 4
playoffs 12 1 2 0 34 0
GOALTENDERS RD/YR CLUB (LEAGUE) GP W L T GAA SV% SO
Atte Engren 7/07 TPS Turku (Finland) 35 15 13 1 2.63 .921 2
playoffs 7 6 1 0 1.80 .940 1
Up 3-1 on HPK in Finnish League Finals.
Fourth in playoff goals-against average and fifth in save percentage.
Anders Lindback 7/08 Timra (Sweden) 42 -- -- -- 2.46 .913 3
playoffs 5 -- -- -- 2.94 .910 0
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WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 DAL 56 36 15 5 182 150 77
2 CHI 58 36 18 4 160 134 76
3 STL 57 31 17 9 138 133 71
4 LAK 54 33 18 3 151 128 69
5 COL 58 29 25 4 155 160 62
6 SJS 53 28 20 5 154 143 61
7 NSH 56 26 21 9 147 148 61
8 ANA 53 26 19 8 120 125 60
9 ARI 54 25 23 6 143 164 56
10 MIN 55 23 22 10 135 138 56
11 VAN 55 22 21 12 127 149 56
12 CGY 54 25 26 3 144 160 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 56 11 31 0 42
F. Forsberg 56 18 18 -7 36
S. Weber 56 15 21 -2 36
M. Ribeiro 56 6 30 3 36
J. Neal 56 21 14 19 35
M. Ekholm 56 6 19 3 25
R. Ellis 55 6 16 2 22
C. Jarnkrok 55 11 8 2 19
C. Smith 56 11 7 -1 18
R. Johansen 16 4 12 6 16
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Rinne 20 18 8 .902 2.57
C. Hutton 6 2 1 .924 2.10