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2012-13 Coyotes Prospects Report: 12/17/2012

Monday, 12.17.2012 / 11:12 AM MT / Features
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2012-13 Coyotes Prospects Report: 12\/17\/2012

2012-13 Coyotes Prospects Report: 12/17/2012


December 11: Portland 2, Bridgeport 1 (OT)

The Pirates won their first game against Bridgeport this year, a thriller in which David Rundblad scored his second game-winning goal in overtime this season.

Alexandre Bolduc also scored for the Pirates; his team leading 13th goal of the year.

December 14: Portland 4, Manchester 2

In their return to the Androscoggin Bank Colisée, the Pirates rallied to take a 3-2 lead in the VIP Cup Series, presented by VIP Parts, Tires, and Service.

Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored the game winner for the Pirates in the third period, and Rundblad, Chris Brown and Brett Hextall scored goals as well.

December 15: Portland 1, Connecticut 0

Andy Miele scored the lone goal, and Mark Visentin stopped all 28 shots he faced for his first professional shutout. T

he Pirates improved to 2-0 against the Whale this season, with both wins coming in Hartford.

December 16: Portland 3, Worcester 2

The Pirates finished their two-game trip with a come-from-behind victory.

Miele again scored the game winning goal, and Brandon Gormley and Brendan Shinnimin added tallies.

The victory gave the Pirates their first five-game winning streak since the 2010-11 season.

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Five prospects are playing for the Gwinnett Gladiators:

• Goalie Mike Lee is 9-7-1 with a 1.95 goals-against average and a .925 save percentage.

• Goalie Louis Domingue is 8-1-0 with a 2.41 goals-against average and a .908 save percentage.

• Forward Evan Bloodoff has nine goals and eight assists in 24 games.

• Defenseman Justin Weller has one goal and one assist in 21 games.

• Forward Maxime Villemaire has one assist in 14 games.

Canadian Hockey League

Eight prospects are playing junior hockey for Canadian Hockey League teams:

• Forward Andrew Fritsch has 11 goals and 12 assists in 30 games for Sault Ste. Marie (OHL)

• Defenseman Justin Hache has two goals and 15 assists in 36 games for Cape Breton (QMJHL)

• Forward Kale Kessy has eight goals and five assists in 25 games for Vancouver (WHL)

• Forward Lucas Lessio (injured) has seven goals and six assists in 13 games for Oshawa (OHL)

• Defenseman James Melindy has three goals and eight assists in 33 games for Moncton (QMJHL)

• Defenseman Connor Murphy has six goals and 12 assists in 33 games for Sarnia (OHL)

• Forward Henrik Samuelsson has 16 goals and 20 assists in 34 games for Edmonton (WHL)

• Goalie Marek Langhamer is 6-8-1 with a 3.62 goals-against average and a .888 save percentage for Medicine Hat (WHL)


• Forward Samuel "Hunter" Fejes has two goals and three assists in 19 games for Colorado College (WCHA)

• Defenseman Rhett Holland (injured) has played three games for Michigan State (CCHA)

• Forward Zac Larraza has one goal and four assists in 15 games for University of Denver (WCHA)


• Forward Viktor Tikhonov has six goals and eight assists in 19 games for St. Petersburg.

European Elite Leagues

• Defenseman Jonas Ahnelov has one goal and four assists in 32 games for Modo (SWE)

• Forward Vladimir Ruzicka has three goals and 12 assists in 28 games for Slavia Praha (CZECH)

Finnish Leagues

• Forward Alexander Ruuttu has eight goals and 12 assists in 27 games for Kiekko-Vantaa (FIN D1) and has played four games for Jokerit (SM-liiga)

• Defenseman Niklas Tikkinen has two goals and 10 assists in nine games for Espoo (Jr. A SM-liiga), five assists in nine games for Espoo (SM-liiga), one goal and two assists in five games for HCK (Finland2), and three assists in two games for LeKi (Finland2). is the official Web site of the Arizona Coyotes. The Arizona Coyotes and are trademarks of IceArizona Hockey Co LLC, NHL, NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup and NHL Conference logos are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League. All NHL Logos and marks NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. Copyright © 2016 The Arizona Coyotes and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved. Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | AdChoices | Contact Us