2012-2013 Coyotes Prospects Report: 03/18/2013
• Wednesday, March 13th: Portland 6, Adirondack 3
The Pirates took the lead in the first period and never let it go, defeating Adirondack by a 6-3 score.
• Saturday, March 16th: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 3, Portland 2
The Pirates jumped out to an early lead, getting goals from Andy Miele and Boris Valabik just 30 seconds apart, but the Penguins were able to score the final three goals of the game to earn the win.
It was the first game between the Pirates and Penguins not to go past regulation this season.
Five prospects are playing for the Gwinnett Gladiators:
• Goalie Mike Lee is 14-11-1 with a 2.23 goals-against average and a .916 save percentage.
• Goalie Louis Domingue is 20-9-2 with a 2.79 goals-against average and a .902 save percentage.
• Forward Scott Arnold has eight goals and 12 assists in 29 games.
• Forward Evan Bloodoff has 20 goals and 18 assists in 48 games.
• Defenseman Justin Weller has two goals and six assists in 61 games.
Canadian Hockey League
Ten prospects are playing junior hockey for Canadian Hockey League teams:
• Defenseman Mathieu Brisebois has 19 goals and 54 assists in 64 games for Rouyn-Noranda (QMJHL)
• Forward Andrew Fritsch has 27 goals and 25 assists in 55 games for Sault Ste. Marie (OHL)
• Defenseman Justin Hache has seven goals and 26 assists in 68 games for Cape Breton (QMJHL)
• Forward Kale Kessy has 21 goals and 22 assists in 60 games for Vancouver (WHL) and Kamloops (WHL)
• Forward Lucas Lessio has 19 goals and 15 assists in 35 games for Oshawa (OHL)
• Defenseman James Melindy has four goals and 20 assists in 67 games for Moncton (QMJHL)
• Defenseman Connor Murphy (injured) has six goals and 12 assists in 33 games for Sarnia (OHL)
• Forward Henrik Samuelsson has 33 goals and 47 assists in 69 games for Edmonton (WHL)
• Forward Maxime Villemaire has 13 goals and 11 assists in 29 games for Saint John (QMJHL).
• Goalie Marek Langhamer is 15-12-1 with a 3.44 goals-against average and a .899 save percentage for Medicine Hat (WHL)
• Forward Samuel "Hunter" Fejes has seven goals and six assists in 38 games for Colorado College (WCHA)
• Defenseman Rhett Holland (injured) has played three games for Michigan State (CCHA)
• Forward Zac Larraza has 12 goals and nine assists in 35 games for University of Denver (WCHA)
• Forward Viktor Tikhonov has 13 goals and 17 assists in 41 games for St. Petersburg, including playoffs.
European Elite Leagues
• Defenseman Jonas Ahnelov has two goals and six assists in 55 games for Modo (SWE), including playoffs.
• Forward Vladimir Ruzicka has eight goals and 23 assists in 54 games for Slavia Praha (CZECH), including playoffs.
• Forward Alexander Ruuttu has nine goals and 17 assists in 35 games for Kiekko-Vantaa (FIN D1), has six assists in 18 games for Ilves (SM-liiga), and has played four games for Jokerit (SM-liiga)
• Defenseman Niklas Tikkinen has three goals and 15 assists in 14 games for Espoo (Jr. A SM-liiga), one goal and seven assists in 25 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).