Draft Guide

Larkin lights up Ohio State

Updated On: October 4, 2018, 4:04 pm ET

 

American Hockey League

 

Vladislav Namestnikov was picked as the AHL Player of the Week for the period ending Feb. 22. He accounted for three goals and six points in three games for the Syracuse Crunch. He has seven points in 26 appearances with the Lightning this year, but in the AHL he has 31 points in 32 appearances. Grand Rapids Griffins forward Andy Miele sits third in the league with 51 points in 49 matches this campaign. He contributed three goals and two assists in three outings last week for Detroit's farm club. The 26-year-old has suited up in just 15 NHL matches in his career and all of them came with the Coyotes. Binghamton Senators defenseman Chris Wideman collected four assists in four contests. He leads all AHL blueliners in scoring with 42 points in 52 games. Tyler Wotherspoon of the Adirondack Flames contributed three assists in two showings last week. The second rounder of Calgary in the 2011 draft has 21 points in 46 matches from the blueline this year.

 

National Collegiate Athletic Association

 

Dylan Larkin notched two goals and four assists in two games against Ohio State. He posted a four-point outing in Sunday's 5-2 victory to give the University of Michigan a series split. The 15th overall pick of the Red Wings in the 2014 NHL Draft has 38 points in 26 tilts this year. Florida Panthers prospect Zach Hyman registered two goals and four helpers in two games for the University of Michigan as well. He has amassed 43 points in 28 games this campaign, which has him tied for third in the nation in scoring. Hyman was a fifth rounder in the 2010 draft. Devin Shore of the University of Maine had two goals and four points in a pair of games against Northeastern last weekend. All of his points came in Saturday's 6-3 win. Shore, who was selected in the second round of the 2012 NHL Draft by Dallas, has 33 points in 34 games. Brad McGowan picked up three goals and two assists in series split against Robert Morris. He was the star of the game in last Saturday's 4-3 win with a hat trick and an assist. The 24-year-old winger has 33 points in 30 games with R.I.T. in 2014-15.

 

Europe

 

Anders Nilsson was presented with the best goaltender honor in the KHL for week 24. It's the second time this year he's earned the distinction. He won two of this three outings for Ak Bars, while recording one shutout, a .974 save percentage and a 0.65 goals-agains average. The Chicago Blackhawks acquired his rights in the trade that sent Nick Leddy to the Islanders. Edwin Hedberg of Medvescak was the best rookie of the week. He earned one goal and two assists in three games to give him 15 points in 37 matches during his first KHL season. He wasn't picked in the 2014 NHL Draft.


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