American Hockey League
Mark McNeill saw his six-game point streak come to an end on Sunday. After recording 37 points last season, the Chicago Blackhawks prospect already has nine goals and 16 points in 15 contests in 2014-15. The Vancouver Canucks sent Nicklas Jensen back to the Utica Comets and he responded by scoring two goals on Wednesday. He now has six goals and eight points in 12 AHL contests this season. Jean-Francois Berube has won five straight games and has only allowed six goals over that span. He has a 1.77 GAA and .927 save percentage in 12 games with the Manchester Monarchs. Charles Hudon has only been held off the scoresheet twice this month. The 20-year-old forward has four goals and 14 points in 16 contests in 2014-15.
National Collegiate Athletic Association
Andrew Gladiuk had a hat trick and an assist on Saturday. He has nine goals and 16 points in 11 contests with Bentley University. Drake Caggiula had three goals and five points in back-to-back contests against Miami. Caggiula has six goals and 10 assists in 11 games with the University of North Dakota, putting him on pace to easily surpass his previous career-high of 24 points in 42 contests. Sean Kuraly found the back of the net twice and recorded an assist versus North Dakota on Nov. 14. Kuraly, who was selected by the San Jose Sharks in the fifth round of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, has nine goals and 14 points in 12 games this season. Zach Luczyk has found the back of the net in three of his last four contests. The 22-year-old forward has five goals, six assists, and 34 penalty minutes in 11 games with Sacred Heart University.
Lino Martschini is just 21 years old, but he’s already entering his third season with Zug of the Swiss League. He has seven goals and 19 points in 21 games after recording 27 points in 50 contests last season. Christoph Bertschy has six goals and 16 points in 22 games with Switzerland’s Bern. The 20-year-old forward was taken with the 158th overall pick by the Minnesota Wild in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. Matthias Plachta, 23, leads all players under the age of 24 in the top German league (DEL) with seven goals and 16 points in 17 contests. Canadian-born Brooks Macek has scored five goals and 11 points in 18 contests with DEL’s Iserlohn Roosters. The Detorit Red Wings selected Macek with the 171st overall pick in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. After recording 80 points in 70 WHL games in 2012-13, Macek moved to the German league.