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Prospects Thread 2011-12

Postby Southern_Canuck » Sat Sep 10, 2011 6:41 pm

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Re: Prospects Thread 2011-12

Postby Southern_Canuck » Sat Sep 10, 2011 6:47 pm

Taylor Matson Named Captain of Hockey Team

http://goldengophers.blogspot.com/2011/04/taylor-matson-named-captain-of-hockey.html

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Senior winger Taylor Matson has been named the Minnesota Gophers Hockey Captain for the 2011-2012 season. The Mound, Minnesota native scored 10 goals and added 3 assists in 30 games last season. He suffered two season ending injuries in his first two seasons. He fought back through the injuries and has kept training hard. He is the second Holy Angels Academy alum in a row to don the "C', replacing Jay Barribal.

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Re: Prospects Thread 2011-12

Postby CFP! » Sat Sep 10, 2011 11:21 pm

S_C, you're more dependable than the Terminator.

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Re: Prospects Thread 2011-12

Postby BladesofSteel » Sun Sep 11, 2011 9:11 am

Thanks S_C!

So Bitz gets demoted eh? :P
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Re: Prospects Thread 2011-12

Postby Southern_Canuck » Wed Sep 14, 2011 7:35 pm

Young Stars Tournament

Sept 11, 2011
Edmonton 7 Vancouver 2
Darren Archibald (Nicklas Jensen)
Jordan Schroeder (Darren Archibald)

Sept 12, 2011
Calgary 3 Vancouver 4 (OT)
Kellan Tochkin (Craig Duininck)
Nathan Longpre (powerplay) (Yann Sauve, Bill Sweatt)
Nathan Longpre (extra attacker) (Antoine Roussel)
(OT) Antoine Roussel (Nathan Longpre)

Sept 14, 2011
San Jose 3 Vancouver 5
Steven Janes (Michael Curtis, Kellan Tochkin)
Prab Rai (Alexandre Grenier)
Darren Archibald (Craig Duininck)
Adam Polasek (powerplay) (Kellan Tochkin, Frankie Corrado)
Anton Rodin (Adam Polasek) 15:53

Sept 15, 2011
Winnipeg 2 Vancouver 0

Tournament Stats

http://www.pointstreak.com/prostats/scoringleaders.html?leagueid=1063&seasonid=7786

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Re: Prospects Thread 2011-12

Postby Southern_Canuck » Tue Sep 20, 2011 9:07 am

I just noticed this Joey Kenward piece on Patrick McNally...

Harvard Bound
http://canucks.nhl.com/club/news.htm?id=568989&cmpid=rss-kenward

excerpt:
“We believe he’s going to get an opportunity to play on the first power play unit,” says Gagner. “The coaching staff understands what type of player Patrick is. They’re going to give him some freedom to do that, as long as he’s responsible and plays hard defensively.”

Seeing as he doesn’t want to forego his college eligibility, McNally will not be participating in the Canucks Prospects Tournament in Penticton, B.C. September 11-15. However that doesn’t mean he’s lacking in motivation to one day being able to play with the Canucks.

“It’s not that hard to look around and see reasons for motivation,” says McNally. “We’re in the Canucks locker room. We saw them play all through the playoffs and get one win away from the Stanley Cup. That really motivates you.”

“Of course it’s going to be important, but it’s just another week to get better,” concludes McNally. “I want to work on my game and get one step closer to one day taking part in a full training camp and maybe one day turning pro.”

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Re: Prospects Thread 2011-12

Postby Corb » Tue Sep 20, 2011 9:15 am

As usual, many thanks S_C.
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Re: Prospects Thread 2011-12

Postby BladesofSteel » Tue Sep 20, 2011 9:55 am

Looking forward to following his progression this year in College. With, seemingly, a strong contingent of d-prospects down the ranks right now, there's absolutely no rush to bring this kid along.
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Re: Prospects Thread 2011-12

Postby Southern_Canuck » Tue Sep 20, 2011 12:36 pm

BladesofSteel wrote:Looking forward to following his progression this year in College. With, seemingly, a strong contingent of d-prospects down the ranks right now, there's absolutely no rush to bring this kid along.


D Prospects:

Ryan Parent (24)
Taylor Ellington (22)
Chris Tanev (21)
Sebastian Erixon (21)
Yann Sauve (21)
Kevin Connauton (21)
Henrik Tommernes (21)
Adam Polasek (20)
Peter Andersson (20)
Jeremy Price (20)
Patrick McNally (19)
Sawyer Hannay (19)
Frankie Corrado (18)

With veterans Dan Hamhuis (30), Kevin Bieksa (30), Keith Ballard (28), and Alex Edler (25) already in the fold, you only need 2-3 of the prospects to make it, while continuing to sign bottom pairing UFA defencemen like Alberts (30), Rome (27), Sulzer (27), etc.

Obviously Tanev looks like he could make the jump, and Erixon, Sauve, Connauton, and Polasek have a chance, while there are wild cards in Tommernes, Andersson, and McNally.

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Re: Prospects Thread 2011-12

Postby Southern_Canuck » Sat Sep 24, 2011 5:36 am

Friday Sept 23

QMJHL

Rouyn-Noranda 2 Halifax 3
Hannay 0 points, even
Grenier 1 assist, +2

Quebec 5 Victoriaville 3
Honzik 23 saves on 27 shots

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Re: Prospects Thread 2011-12

Postby Southern_Canuck » Sun Sep 25, 2011 5:59 am

Sat Sept 24

WHL

Lethbridge 4 Medicine Hat 2
Tochkin 0 points, -1

OHL

Brampton 5 Sudbury 0
Corrado 0 points, even

QMJHL

Halifax 2 Moncton 3
Hannay 0 points, even
Grenier 1 assist, +1

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Re: Prospects Thread 2011-12

Postby Southern_Canuck » Mon Sep 26, 2011 7:40 am

Sunday Sept 25

QMJHL

Gatineau 0 Victoriaville 8
Honzik did not play (Whitney with the shutout)

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Re: Prospects Thread 2011-12

Postby Benjo » Mon Sep 26, 2011 6:36 pm

I don't know why but I've been a big fan of McNally since the draft so I thought I'd look for some new articles since he's in Harvard now.

Here is a good one here, I think it's to long to quote on here.
http://www.uscho.com/2010/06/19/maturit ... ys-resume/
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Re: Prospects Thread 2011-12

Postby Southern_Canuck » Tue Sep 27, 2011 8:29 am

Benjo wrote:I don't know why but I've been a big fan of McNally since the draft so I thought I'd look for some new articles since he's in Harvard now.

http://www.uscho.com/2010/06/19/maturit ... ys-resume/


That one, although a good article, is from June 2010...

I'm sure we'll see more news as the NCAA season approaches - Harvard's exhibition game is on Oct 21, and first regular season game is on Nov 4 against Yale.

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Re: Prospects Thread 2011-12

Postby Southern_Canuck » Tue Sep 27, 2011 8:43 am

Here are some links to Chicago Wolves news:

(obviously they are not well covered, as none of these news outlets have stories about their first day of training camp yesterday...)

Chicago Sun-Times Wolves page

Chicago Tribune Wolves page

Chicago Examiner Wolves page

Also, there is a fan forum dedicated to the Chicago Wolves "Wolfkeeper.org"

And, of course, the official Chicago Wolves web site.

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