Kings Prospect Tracker: 2015-16 Early Season Report

Watson Kings NHL Draft 2014We’re roughly one month into the 2015-16 hockey season, so let’s check in on all of the LA Kings non-AHL prospects – these would be guys playing in the three Canadian junior leagues (WHL, OHL, and QMJHL), plus college, ECHL, and overseas.

MIKE AMADIO: Forward, North Bay Battalion (3rd round pick in 2014, OHL)

7 goals, 8 assists, plus-2, 6 PIM in 15 games played

North Bay lost their away game last week and split their home games. Amadio contributed one goal and two assists.

ERIK CERNAK: Defenseman, Erie Otters (2nd round pick in 2015, OHL)

0 goals, 0 assists, minus-1, 0 PIM in three games played

The Otters won their two away games and their home game last week. Cernak was a non-factor on the scoresheet.

ALEXANDER DERGACHYOV: Forward, St. Petersburg SKA (3rd round pick in 2015, KHL)

2 goals, 0 assists, minus-1, 2 PIM in 21 games played

SKA split their home games last week. Dergachyov registered two shots on goal, but was otherwise a non-factor on the scoresheet.

ALEC DILLON: Goalie, Edmonton Oil Kings (5th round pick in 2014, WHL)

7 games played, 2-2-1 record, 3.81 GAA, .871 SV%

The Oil Kings lost both their home games and split their away games last week. Dillon played in one game, but was pulled before the team lost in OT. He made 12 saves on 14 shots.

STEVEN JOHNSON: Defenseman, University of Minnesota (4th round pick in 2014)

0 goals, 1 assist, minus-3, 0 PIM in three games played

The Gophers did not have a game this week. Their next game will be on Nov 6. at Notre Dame.

MAXIM KITSYN: Forward, Manchester Monarchs (6th round pick in 2010, KHL)

1 goals, 1 assist, plus-2, 0 PIM in four games played

The Monarchs won their away game last week with the help of a goal by Kitsyn.

PAUL LADUE: Defenseman, University of North Dakota (6th round pick in 2012)

0 goals, 1 assist, plus-4, 2 PIM in eight games played

UND won both of their away games last week. In the two games, LaDue registered two penalty minutes.

ALEX LINTUNIEMI: Defenseman, Manchester Monarchs (2nd round pick in 2014, KHL)

0 goals, 1 assists, minus-3, 0 PIM in four games played

Lintuniemi contributed to the Monarch’s win last week with an assist.

JAKE MARCHMENT: Forward, Erie Otters (6th round pick in 2014, OHL)

9 goals, 7 assists, plus-6, 7 PIM in 14 games played

In the Otters’ three wins last week, Marchment contributed a power play goal.

JACOB MIDDLETON: Defenseman, Ottawa 67’s (7th round pick in 2014, OHL)

1 goal, 6 assists, plus-1, 18 PIM in 16 games played

Ottawa played three away games last week, losing two and winning one. In the three games, Middleton registered an assist and four penalty minutes.

MATT MISTELE: Forward, Oshawa Generals (6th round pick in 2014, OHL)

7 goals, 8 assists, minus-8, 12 PIM in 15 games played

Oshawa won both of their away games and their home game last week. Mistele played in one away game and scored two goals. He was scratched the next two games. He is currently second on the Generals in points, with 15.

NIKOLAI PROKHORKIN: Forward, Salavat Yulaev UFA (4th round pick in 2012, KHL)

9 goals, 7 assists, plus-7, 44 PIM in 26 games played

Salavat Yulaev UFA and Prokhorkin lost their away game but won both of their home games last week. Prokhorkin contributed with one goal and two assists.

CHAZ REDDEKOPP: Defenseman, Victoria Royals (7th round pick in 2015, WHL)

2 goals, 4 assists, plus-4, 37 PIM in 16 games played

The Royals lost their home game but won both of their away games last week. Reddekopp contributed to the games with two assists. He also registered 11 penalty minutes.

ALEX ROACH: Defenseman, Manchester Monarchs (free agent signing)

1 goal, 0 assists, plus-1, 11 PIM in three games played

Roach contributed to the Monarchs’ win last week with a goal.

MATT ROY: Defenseman, Michigan Tech (7th round pick in 2015, WCHA)

1 goal, 2 assist, even, 0 PIM in six games played

Michigan Tech split their home games last week. Roy contributed to the games with a goal and an assist.

MATT SCHMALZ: Forward, Sudbury Wolves (5th round pick in 2015, OHL)

2 goals, 6 assists, minus-17, 10 PIM in 16 games played

The Wolves won their away game but lost both of their home games this past week. Schmalz registered two assists.

DAMIR SHARIPZYANOV: Defensman, Owen Sound Attack (undrafted signing)

0 goals, 0 assists, minus-1, 6 PIM in six games

The Owen Sound Attack lost both away games and their home game last week. Sharipzyanov registered two penalty minutes.

AUSTIN WAGNER: Forward, Regina Pats (4th round pick in 2015, WHL)

3 goals, 5 assists, plus-2, 23 PIM in 14 games

The Pats won their away game and lost their home game this past week. Wagner registered a goal and two assists.

SPENCER WATSON: Forward, Kingston Frontenacs (7th round pick in 2014, OHL)
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10 goals, 8 assists, plus-3, 4 PIM in 15 games played

The Frontenacs lost both their home and away games this week. Watson contributed with a goal and two assists. He currently leads the Frontenacs with 18 points.

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