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Draft Guide

Eichel, Grzelcyk win Beanpot

by Corey Abbott
Updated On: October 4, 2018, 4:04 pm ET

American Hockey League

 

Petr Mrazek earned the AHL Player of the Week award after he posted a 3-0-0 record with a .067 goals-against average and a .976 save percentage for the Grand Rapids Griffins. He blocked 83 of the 85 shots he faced and earned a pair of shutouts. Mrazek entered this week's action with a shutout streak of 144:28. Chris Conner of the Hershey Bears was selected as the AHL Player of the Month for recording six goals and 14 points in 12 matches. His efforts helped the Bears register a record of 10-1-1-0 during February. Daniel Carr was the Rookie of the Month for February after he amassed 10 goals and 12 points in 11 outings. Carr signed with the Montreal Canadiens last April and he has 32 points in 58 games with Hamilton this year. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton netminder Matt Murray won all four of his appearances and he blocked 109 of the 110 shots he faced. He ended February with a minuscule 0.25 goals-against average and a .991 save percentage. The rookie goalie leads the league with a 1.65 GAA , a .936 save percentage and eight shutouts.

 

National Collegiate Athletic Association

 

Jack Eichel notched two goals and four assists in three games last week for Boston University. He had an assist in Beanpot championship game in a 4-3 overtime victory against Northeastern. In two other games versus Northeastern over the weekend, he had two helpers in a 6-5 loss and three points in a 6-1 win. Eichel leads the NCAA with 55 points in 32 games. He's likely to be the second overall pick in the 2015 NHL Draft. Matt Grzelcyk was named the Beanpot MVP after he netted two goals, including the game winner in overtime. In Boston University's other two games versus Northeastern, he accounted for a goal and four assists to give him 30 points on the year. Grzelcyk was picked in the third round of the 2012 draft by the Boston Bruins. On the other side, Kevin Roy produced three goals and one assist in three games for Northeastern. The fourth-round pick of the Anaheim Ducks in the 2012 draft has 43 points in 33 contests. Florida prospect Zach Hyman had another productive week with a goal and three helpers in two outings versus Wisconsin. The University of Michigan won both games and Hyman took over sole possession of third place in the NCAA scoring race with 47 points in 30 matches. 

 

Europe

 

Linus Omark generated 16 goals and 47 points in 60 games for Jokerit Helsinki of the KHL this season. He leads the playoffs in scoring with eight points in five matches. Mattias Janmark collected one goal and five assists in three contests for Frolunda of the SHL last week. He has 36 points in 55 games this year. Janmark was acquired by Dallas at the trade deadline in the Erik Cole swap.

Corey Abbott

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