Kings Prospect Tracker: Report For Week Ending Dec. 13, 2015

(Terry Wilson / OHL Images)

(Terry Wilson / OHL Images)

Below are brief updates on all LA Kings non-AHL prospects, meaning 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)
18 goals, 25 assists, plus-10, 18 PIM in 29 games played
North Bay won both of their home games last week. Amadio was a huge contributor with two goals and three assists.

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

3 goals, 5 assists, plus-2, 8 PIM in 18 games played

The Otters won both of their away games last week. Cernak did not play in both games due to being at Team Slovakia’s roster camp for the 2016 World Junior Championship.

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 won both of their away games last week. Dergachyov did not play in any of the games.

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 of their away games and split their home games last week. Dillon did not start for the games.

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

0 goals, 5 assists, minus-1, 2 PIM in 11 games played

The Gophers split their away games last week. Johnson was a non-factor on the score sheet.

He did, though, help out a young fan.

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

7 goals, 10 assists, plus-10, 28 PIM in 26 games played

The Monarchs played three away games and one home game last week. They won two and lost one of their away games and lost their home game. Kitsyn registered nine penalty minutes.

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

1 goal, 6 assists, plus-14, 4 PIM in 19 games played

UND won both of their away games last week. LaDue contributed with an assist.

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

0 goals, 5 assists, minus-4, 0 PIM in eight games played

Lintuniemi did not play in any of the Monarchs’ four games last week due to an arm injury.

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

11 goals, 9 assists, plus-17, 15 PIM in 23 games played

The Otters won both of their away games last week. Marchment registered a goal.

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

4 goals, 11 assists, plus-7, 33 PIM in 32 games played

Ottawa lost all three of their home games last week. Middleton registered a goal and an assist.

MATT MISTELE: Forward, Sarnia Sting (6th round pick in 2014, OHL)

12 goals, 10 assists, minus-12, 23 PIM in 24 games played

Sarnia split their home games last week. Mistele contributed a goal.

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

12 goals, 11 assists, plus-3, 52 PIM in 39 games played

Salavat Yulaev UFA played three home games last week, winning one and losing two. Prokhorkin registered two assists.

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

4 goals, 11 assists, plus-9, 57 PIM in 31 games played

The Royals lost their away game and split their home games last week. Reddekopp registered four assists.

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

2 goals, 10 assists, plus-9, 40 PIM in 25 games played

In the Monarchs’ three games last week, Roach was a non-factor on the score sheet.

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

2 goals, 5 assists, plus-5, 21 PIM in 18 games played

Michigan Tech played two away games last week, winning one and tying the other. Roy was a non-factor on the score sheet.

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

5 goals, 9 assists, minus-30, 28 PIM in 30 games played

The Wolves lost their home game and split their away games last week. Schmalz registered an assist and 14 penalty minutes, including a game misconduct for a check to the head.

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

1 goal, 6 assists, even, 10 PIM in 16 games

The Owen Sound won both of their home games and lost their away game last week. Sharipzyanov did not play in any of the games due to being at Russia’s World Junior Selection Camp.

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

10 goals, 12 assists, plus-8, 50 PIM in 30 games

The Pats played three home and one away game last week, winning one and losing three. Wagner registered an assist.

SPENCER WATSON: Forward, Kingston Frontenacs (7th round pick in 2014, OHL)

17 goals, 15 assists, plus-6, 12 PIM in 30 games played

The Frontenacs won their away game and split their home games last week. Watson played in the game on Dec. 9 and registered a goal. He did not play in the other two games due to being at Canada’s National Junir Team selection camp. Unfortunately, he was cut from the roster.

Recent Articles

Preseason or Not, Etem May Have Revenge on His Mind in Arizona

For Emerson Etem, his road to possibly becoming an official member of the LA Kings will start in one of the most ironic places – Arizona.
Word is, Etem will be playing for the Kings road-unit in tonight’s split-squad series against the Coyotes, which is certainly an interesting one given the 26-year-old forward’s recent past.
Let’s reset […]

Stevens on Kings Catapulting into Analytics Pool

Analytics has been the uber-hot buzzword in hockey circles over the past few years. It’s practically become an all-encompassing term referring to any numbers and data sharing even a tangential relationship to what happens on the ice.
However, some of the data being captured by teams extends Beyond just what happens during a game. In […]

Kings Prospect Aidan Dudas, Perhaps Another Hidden Gem

Much has been made about the Kings retaining their first round draft picks in both 2017 and 2018 after going several years without one due to various trades. And while GM Rob Blake has been given ample credit for placing a heavy emphasis on re-stocking a thinning prospect pool, let’s not forget one other item. […]

Major News Items

LA Kings 2018 Mid-Season Top 10 Prospect Rankings: The Top Two

It all comes down to this. After an extensive journey through the LA Kings current prospect pool, we've finally arrived at the top two players in the rankings - including this year's highly coveted No. 1 spot. … [Read More...]

More Prospect News