Coyotes Prospects Report: 04/01/2013
• Wednesday, March 27th: Providence 3, Portland 2
The Pirates rallied from a two-goal deficit, but former Pirate Graham Mink scored the game-winning goal at the end of the second period.
• Friday, March 29th: Portland 6, Manchester 3
The Pirates took a 13-12 point advantage in the VIP Cup Series, presented by VIP Parts, Tires, and Service with a 6-3 victory over the Manchester Monarchs.
Nick Johnson scored a goal and added two assists, and Evan Brophey scored twice to power the Pirates.
• Saturday, March 30th: Portland 5, at Albany 4 (SO)
The Pirates came back from a two-goal deficit in the third period to defeat the Albany Devils.
Five prospects are playing for the Gwinnett Gladiators:
• Goalie Mike Lee is 14-12-1 with a 2.35 goals-against average and a .911 save percentage.
• Goalie Louis Domingue is 23-9-2 with a 2.69 goals-against average and a .904 save percentage.
• Forward Scott Arnold has eight goals and 12 assists in 32 games.
• Forward Evan Bloodoff has 20 goals and 18 assists in 52 games.
• Defenseman Justin Weller has two goals and nine assists in 65 games.
Canadian Hockey League
Eleven 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 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 Tobias Rieder has 27 goals and 29 assists in 52 games for Kitchener (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)
• Defenseman Mathieu Brisebois has two goals and five assists in five games for Rouyn-Noranda (QMJHL)
• Forward Andrew Fritsch has two assists in six games for Sault Ste. Marie (OHL)
• Forward Lucas Lessio has one goal and two assists in five games for Oshawa (OHL)
• Defenseman James Melindy has played in five games for Moncton (QMJHL)
• Forward Tobias Rieder has one goal and six assists in five games for Kitchener (OHL)
• Forward Henrik Samuelsson has one goal and four assists in five games for Edmonton (WHL)
• Forward Maxime Villemaire has two goals in four games for Saint John (QMJHL).
• Forward Samuel "Hunter" Fejes has eight goals and six assists in 41 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 36 games for University of Denver (WCHA)
• Forward Viktor Tikhonov has 18 goals and 21 assists in 48 games for St. Petersburg, including playoffs.
European Elite Leagues
• Defenseman Jonas Ahnelov has three goals and six assists in 58 games for Modo (SWE), including playoffs.
• Forward Vladimir Ruzicka has 10 goals and 25 assists in 59 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 21 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).