Kings Prospect Tracker: Report For Week Ending Apr. 24, 2016

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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, Ontario Reign (3rd round pick in 2014, OHL)

Regular season: 50 goals, 48 assists, plus-30, 40 PIM in 68 games played
Playoffs: 12 goals, 6 assist, plus-3, 10 PIM in 10 games played

North Bay and Amadio were eliminated from the playoffs on Apr. 14. He won the William Hanley Trophy for the OHL’s Most Sportsmanlike Player of the Year.

He is currently on the Ontario Reign’s roster but has not yet made his debut.

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

Regular season: 4 goals, 11 assists, plus-7, 35 PIM in 41 games played
Playoffs: 0 goals, 6 assists, plus-6, 10 PIM in 11 games played

The Otters began the OHL Western Conference Finals against the London Knights, losing Game 1 and Game 2. Cernak registered an assist in Game 2.

London leads series 2-0.

GM 1: London 7, Erie 4
GM 2: London 6, Erie 1
GM 3: ER @ LDN – Tue, Apr 26
GM 4: ER @ LDN – Wed, Apr 27
GM 5: LDN @ ER – Fri, Apr 29
GM 6: ER @ LDN – Sun, May 1
GM 7: LDN @ ER – Mon, May 2

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

Regular season: 2 goals, 0 assists, minus-2, 4 PIM in 33 games played
Playoffs: 0 goals, 1 assists, minus-1, 4 PIM in 15 games played

Dergachyov and SKA were eliminated from the playoffs on March 28.

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

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

The Oil Kings and Dillon were eliminated from the playoffs on Apr. 5.

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

Regular season: 3 goals, 7 assists, minus-1, 6 PIM in 33 games played

Johnson and the Gophers were eliminated from the playoff run on March 19.

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

Ontario Reign (Regular Season): 0 goals, 0 assists, even, 0 PIM in two games played
Manchester Monarchs (Regular Season): 26 goals, 29 assists, plus-37, 59 PIM in 65 games played
Manchester Monarchs (Playoffs): 2 goals, 1 assist, even, 0 PIM in five games played

The Monarchs continued the ECHL Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Adirondack Thunder last week. They avoided a sweep by winning Game 4, but lost Game 5 to be eliminated from the playoffs. Kitsyn was a non-factor on the score sheet.

Adirondack wins series 4-1.

GM 1: Adirondack 3, Manchester 1
GM 2: Adirondack 4, Manchester 3
GM 3: Adirondack 4, Manchester 2
GM 4: Manchester 2, Adirondack 1
GM 5: Adirondack 3, Manchester 0

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

5 goals, 13 assists, plus-27, 12 PIM in 39 games played

UND and LaDue won the championship on Apr. 9 for their 8th NCAA title.

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

Regular season: 1 goals, 17 assists, minus-2, 8 PIM in 38 games played
Playoffs: 0 goals, 0 assists, minus-2, 0 PIM in five games played

In the Monarchs’ two playoff games last week, Lintuniemi was a non-factor on the score sheet.

Adirondack wins series 4-1.

GM 1: Adirondack 3, Manchester 1
GM 2: Adirondack 4, Manchester 3
GM 3: Adirondack 4, Manchester 2
GM 4: Manchester 2, Adirondack 1
GM 5: Adirondack 3, Manchester 0

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

Regular season: 25 goals, 20 assists, plus-14, 60 PIM in 59 games played
Playoffs: 2 goal, 7 assists, even, 2 PIM in 11 games played

In the Otters’ two games last week, Marchment registered an assist.

London leads series 2-0.

GM 1: London 7, Erie 4
GM 2: London 6, Erie 1
GM 3: ER @ LDN – Tue, Apr 26
GM 4: ER @ LDN – Wed, Apr 27
GM 5: LDN @ ER – Fri, Apr 29
GM 6: ER @ LDN – Sun, May 1
GM 7: LDN @ ER – Mon, May 2

JACOB MIDDLETON: Defenseman, Manchester Monarchs (7th round pick in 2014, OHL)

Regular season: 7 goals, 24 assists, plus-11, 68 PIM in 64 games played
Playoffs: 0 goals, 2 assists, minus-3, 2 PIM in five games played
Playoffs (Manchester Monarchs): 0 goals, 1 assist, plus-1, 0 PIM, in two games played

Middleton and the Ottawa 67’s were eliminated from the playoffs on Apr. 1.

Middleton was released from his ATO in Ontario and went to the Manchester Monarchs on an ATO to play in the playoffs with them, and registered an assist. They were eliminated on Apr. 20.

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

Regular season: 33 goals, 25 assists, minus-6, 45 PIM in 61 games played
Playoffs: 6 goals, 3 assists, plus-1, 4 PIM in seven games played

Sarnia and Mistele were eliminated from the playoffs on Apr. 5.

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

Regular Season: 19 goals, 17 assists, plus-10, 91 PIM in 55 games played
Playoffs: 2 goal, 5 assists, minus-4, 18 PIM in 10 games played

Prokhorkin and Salavat Yulaev were eliminated from the playoffs on March 31.

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

Regular season: 4 goals, 26 assists, plus-19, 102 PIM in 70 games played
Playoffs: 0 goals, 5 assists, minus-3, 4 PIM in 13 games played

The Royals continued the WHL Western Conference Semifinals versus the Kelowna Rockets last week, playing in and losing Game 7 to be eliminated from the playoffs. In the final game, Reddekopp was a non-factor on the score sheet.

Kelowna wins series 4-3.

GM 1: Victoria 2, Kelowna 1
GM 2: Victoria 3, Kelowna 2
GM 3: Kelowna 3, Victoria 2
GM 4: Kelowna 4, Victoria 3
GM 5: Kelowna 4, Victoria 1
GM 6: Victoria 3, Kelowna 2
GM 7: Kelowna 3, Victoria 2

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

Regular season: 6 goals, 24 assists, minus-2, 85 PIM in 64 games played
Playoffs: 0 goals, 1 assist, even, 6 PIM in five games played

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

Adirondack wins series 4-1.

GM 1: Adirondack 3, Manchester 1
GM 2: Adirondack 4, Manchester 3
GM 3: Adirondack 4, Manchester 2
GM 4: Manchester 2, Adirondack 1
GM 5: Adirondack 3, Manchester 0

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

7 goals, 13 assists, plus-24, 37 PIM in 37 games played

Roy and Michigan Tech were eliminated from the playoff run on March 18.

MATT SCHMALZ: Forward, Ontario Reign (5th round pick in 2015, OHL)

Regular season (Sudbury Wolves): 9 goals, 21 assists, minus-56, 47 PIM in 65 games played
Regular season (Ontario Reign):

The Wolves did not advance to the OHL playoffs.

Schmalz signed an ATO with the Ontario Reign. He scored his first goal on Apr. 16 against the San Diego Gulls.

The Reign advanced to the Calder Cup Playoffs to play in the first round against the San Jose Barracuda. They won Game 1 and lost Game 2. Schmalz has not played in the playoffs.

DAMIR SHARIPZYANOV: Defenseman, Ontario Reign (undrafted signing)

Regular season: 5 goals, 16 assists, plus-5, 34 PIM in 46 games played
Playoffs: 1 goals, 3 assists, minus-7, 4 PIM in six games played

Sharipzyanov and Owen Sound were eliminiated from the playoffs on Apr. 3.

Sharipzyanov had his debut on the Ontario Reign on Apr. 16th. He has not played since.

AUSTIN WAGNER: Forward, Ontario Reign (4th round pick in 2015, WHL)

Regular season: 28 goals, 34 assists, plus-31, 84 PIM in 70 games
Playoffs: 3 goal, 6 assists, plus-4, 12 PIM in 12 games played

The Pats continued the WHL Eastern Conference Semifinals against the Red Deer Rebels last week, playing and losing Game 7 to be eliminated from the playoffs. Wagner was a non-factor in the game.

Red Deer wins series 4-3.

GM 1: Red Deer 3, Regina 2
GM 2: Red Deer 4, Regina 3
GM 3: Regina 6, Red Deer 3
GM 4: Regina 6, Red Deer 4
GM 5: Red Deer 5, Regina 1
GM 6: Regina 5, Red Deer 1
GM 7: Red Deer 2, Regina 1

Wagner was called up to the Ontario Reign. He has yet to make his debut.

SPENCER WATSON: Forward, Ontario Reign (7th round pick in 2014, OHL)

Regular season: 43 goals, 46 assists, plus-31, 32 PIM in 66 games played
Playoffs: 3 goals, 14 assists, plus-7, 2 PIM in nine games played

Watson and the Frontenacs were eliminated from the playoffs on Apr. 13.

Upon the Frontenacs’ elimination, Spencer Watson signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Kings.

He is currently on the Ontario Reign’s roster but has not made his debut.

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