Draft Guide

Prospects Report

Updated On: October 4, 2018, 4:09 pm ET

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Western Hockey League

 

Jayce Hawryluk of the Brandon Wheat Kings captured the CHL and WHL Player of the Week honors for the period ending Mar. 2.  He recorded six goals and four assists in three games to win the awards.  The 18-year-old forward has 64 points in 57 games in his second WHL season.  Hawryluk is eligible for the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.  Leon Draisaitl is another prospect for the 2014 class and he had two goals and two assists in three games last week for the Prince Albert Raiders.  The German center has 88 points in 57 games this campaign and he could be a top-10 pick in June, but his stock has fallen since the beginning of the year.  San Reinhart, who coincidently is another highly-rated prospect for the 2014 draft, was named the WHL Player of the Month for February after he compiled 10 goals and 22 assists for 32 points in 13 games.  The Kootenay Ice won 11 of those matches and in seven games, Reinhart  picked up three or more points.  He has 94 points in 54 contests to rank fourth among WHL scorers.  Pittsburgh Penguins draft pick Tristan Jarry was tabbed as the WHL Goaltender of the Month on the strength of his 7-1-2-0 record to go with a 1.77 goals-against average, a .925 save percentage and one shutout. 

 

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Ontario Hockey League

 

Sam Bennett earned the OHL Player of the Week after he produced four goals and two helpers in three games.  He sits third in league scoring with 90 points (36 goals, 54 assists) through 55 matches.  The 17-year-old forward might be a top-three pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.   Zack Mitchell notched three goals and four assists in four games this past week for the Guelph Storm.  He wasn't drafted by an NHL team, but he was signed by the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday.  The overage winger has 79 points in 63 games this season.  Alex Nedeljkovic of the Plymouth Whalers was named the CHL Goaltender of the Week following a 2-0-0-1 record with a goals-against average of 0.97 and save percentage of .973.  He also registered his first shutout of the season in a 5-0 win over Windsor. 

 

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

 

Philippe Desrosiers was the first star of the month and the Goaltender of the Month for February.  The second-round choice of the Dallas Stars in the 2013 draft was lights out for the Rimouski Oceanic.  He posted a 0.94 goals-against average and .965 save percentage and won all nine of his starts.  He also enjoyed a shutout streak of 243:35 to establish a QMJHL record.  Marcus Power earned the second star of February for racking up seven goals and 20 assists in 12 games.  He surpassed the 100-point plateau and currently stands second in league scoring, with 101 points in 61 matches, behind only Anthony Mantha.  Mantha was named the third star of February for earning 10 goals and 10 assists in 10 contests.  The Detroit Red Wings prospect has amassed 110 points in 52 appearances.  He was taken in the first round (20th overall) in the 2013 draft. 

 

American Hockey League

 

Mark Arcobello was presented with the AHL Player of the Week award for the period ending Mar. 2.  He generated three goals and four assists in three outings for Edmonton's top affiliate, the Oklahoma City Barons.  He has 19 points in just nine games with the Barons and 18 points over 41 contests with the Oilers this season.  Ryan Murphy is currently riding an 11-game point streak, which has seen him generate one goal and 13 assists.  He has 18 points in 16 games with the Charlotte Checkers this season.  Rockford IceHogs winger Jeremy Morin earned at least one point in all 11 games played in February to collect the Player of the Month honor.  He ended up with nine goals and nine assists for 18 points during that span.  Markus Granlund was the recipient of the Rookie of the Month after he picked up five goals and seven assists in 10 outings for Calgary's minor-league club in Abbotsford.  He leads all AHL rookies with 23 goals and sits third with 44 points in 50 games.  Granlund has one assist in three games with the Flames and he's currently with the big club now.  Jacob Markstrom was tabbed as the AHL Goaltender of the Month after he guided the San Antonio Rampage to a 4-1-1 record with a 1.31 goals-against average, a .954 save percentage and two shutouts.  Markstrom will compete for playing time in Vancouver now, with Eddie Lack, after he was acquired from Florida as part of the Roberto Luongo trade on Tuesday. 

 

National Collegiate Athletic Association

 

Nashville Predators draft pick Chase Balisy netted four goals and added an assist in a pair of games against Denver last week.  He received the NCHC Offensive Player of the Week award and scored his first collegiate hat trick in Saturday's 3-1 victory.  The sixth-round pick in 2011 has 33 points in 34 games for Western Michigan University.  Quinnipiac University's Matthew Peca tallied two goals and five assists in two games.  Six of those points came in an 8-0 destruction of St. Lawrence.  Peca, who was sixth-round pick of the Tampa Bay Lightning in 2011, has 34 points in 36 matches this season.  Washington Capitals' six-rounder Travis Boyd produced a goal and three helpers in two wins versus Penn State.  He has 24 points in 32 games this campaign.   


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