LA Kings Prospect Tracker, Early Playoff Results

Dillon AlecAs noted last week, the regular season has ended for all three of the major Canadian junior leagues. Along with some notes from the USHL and the NCAA hockey regionals, here is a look at how every Kings prospect fared in their team’s opening games of the OHL and QMJHL playoffs:

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

Regular season: 24 goals, 47 assists, plus-30, 18 PIM in 68 games played
Playoffs: 3 goals, 3 assists, plus-5, 0 PIM in two games played

In the first two games of North Bay’s series vs. Kingston, Amadio scored three goals and had three assists to help his team win both games. To see his pair of goals in Game 2, click here to watch the video.

North Bay leads series 2-0
GM 1: North Bay 8, Kingston 0
GM 2: North Bay 3, Kingston 2
GM 3: NB @ KGN – Tue, Mar 31
GM 4: NB @ KGN – Thu, Apr 2
GM 5: KGN @ NB – Fri, Apr 3
GM 6: NB @ KGN – Sun, Apr 5
GM 7: KGN @ NB – Tue, Apr 7

JONNY BRODZINSKI: Forward, St. Cloud State University (5th round pick in 2013)

Full season stats (including tournament games): 21 goals, 18 assists, minus- 1, 49 PIM in 40 games played

The St. Cloud State Huskies played two games in the NCAA Tournament this past week. They won their first game against Michigan Tech with the help of a goal from Brodzinski. The Huskies lost their next game versus North Dakota, during which Brodzinski was a non-factor on the scoresheet.

With the loss, the Huskies were eliminated from the tournament.

ALEC DILLON: Goalie, Tri-City Storm / USHL (5th round pick in 2014)

Regular season: 39 games played, 22-10-4 record, 2.14 GAA, .918 SV%

Tri-City played two home games last week. Dillon, pictured above, started and lost both games, making a combined 61 saves on 66 shots. The USHL playoffs will begin in a few weeks.

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

Full season stats (including tournament games): 5 goals, 17 assists, plus-8, 31 PIM in 40 games played

The University of North Dakota won both their games in the NCAA West Regional last week. LaDue registered an assist and 21 PIM in the two games.

UND will now play in the NCAA Frozen Four versus Boston University on April 9.

ZAC LESLIE: Defenseman, Guelph Storm (6th round pick in 2013, OHL)

Regular season: 11 goals, 37 assists, plus-6, 57 PIM

Guelph split the first two games of their series versus Owen Sound, and things are now tied 1-1. However, as noted previously, Leslie had season-ending surgery and is not expected to play in the OHL again – instead, he will turn pro this summer.

ALEX LINTUNIEMI: Defenseman, Ottawa 67’s (2nd round pick in 2014, OHL)

Regular season: 7 goals, 29 assists, minus-5, 22 PIM in 68 games played
Playoffs: 1 goal, 2 assists, plus- 1, 0 PIM in two games played

Ottawa won the first two games of their series versus Niagara with the help of a goal and assist from Lintuniemi.

Ottawa leads series 2-0
GM 1: Ottawa 8, Niagara 5
GM 2: Ottawa 8, Niagara 2
GM 3: OTT @ NIAG – Mon, Mar 30
GM 4: OTT @ NIAG – Wed, Apr 1
GM 5: NIAG @ OTT – Fri, Apr 3
GM 6: OTT @ NIAG – Sun, Apr 5
GM 7: NIAG @ OTT – Tue, Apr 7

JOEL LOWRY: Forward, Cornell University (5th round pick in 2011, BCHL)

Regular season: 4 goals, 4 assists, minus-1, 14 PIM in 11 games played
* season ended early due to surgery

KURTIS MACDERMID: Defenseman, Erie Otters (free agent signing)

Regular season: 8 goals, 32 assists, plus-20, 129 PIM in 61 games played
Playoffs: 0 goals, 2 assists, plus-3, 2 PIM in three games played

Erie played three games last week in their playoff series versus Sarnia. MacDermid was not a big contributor on the scoresheet, registering only two assists over the three games.

Erie leads series 2-1
GM 1: Sarnia 3, Erie 2
GM 2: Erie 3, Sarnia 1
GM 3: Erie 6, Sarnia 5
GM 4: ER @ SAR – Tue, Mar 31
GM 5: SAR @ ER – Fri, Apr 3
GM 6: ER @ SAR – Sun, Apr 5
GM 7: SAR @ ER – Tue, Apr 7

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

Regular season: 4 goals, 7 assists, plus-3, 6 PIM in 51 games played
Playoffs: 3 goals, 1 assist, plus-4, 0 PIM in two games played

Marchment skipped the first game of the playoff series between Eire and Sarnia, due to a shoulder injury. However, he registered an assist in Game 2 and was a huge contributor to the Otters’ Game 3 win, where he notched a hat trick.

Erie leads series 2-1
GM 1: Sarnia 3, Erie 2
GM 2: Erie 3, Sarnia 1
GM 3: Erie 6, Sarnia 5
GM 4: Erie at Sarnia – Tue, Mar 31
GM 5: Sarnia at Erie – Fri, Apr 3
GM 6: Erie at Sarnia – Sun, Apr 5
GM 7: Sarnia at Erie – Tue, Apr 7

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

Regular season: 4 goals, 23 assists, plus-11, 62 PIM in 64 games played
Playoffs: 1 goal, 1 assist, even, 4 PIM in three games played

In the first two games of their series versus Niagara, Middleton registered one goal.

Ottawa leads series 2-0.
GM 1: Ottawa 8, Niagara 5
GM 2: Ottawa 8, Niagara 2
GM 3: OTT @ NIAG – Mon, Mar 30
GM 4: OTT @ NIAG – Wed, Apr 1
GM 5: NIAG @ OTT – Fri, Apr 3
GM 6: OTT @ NIAG – Sun, Apr 5
GM 7: NIAG @ OTT – Tue, Apr 7

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

Regular season: 37 goals, 27 assists, plus-8, 34 PIM in 60 games played
Playoffs: 0 goals, 0 assists, even, 2 PIM in two games

Oshawa had two road losses last week. Mistele did not register any points. The team will now face Peterborough in the OHL’s opening round of the post-season.

Oshawa leads series 2-0
GM 1: Oshawa 7, Peterborough 2
GM 2: – Oshawa 2, Peterborough 1
GM 3: OSH @ PBO – Tue, Mar 31
GM 4: OSH @ PBO – Thu, Apr 2
GM 5: PBO @ OSH – Fri, Apr 3
GM 6: OSH @ PBO – Sun, Apr 5
GM 7: PBO @ OSH – Tue, Apr 7

NIKOLAI PROKHORKIN: Forward, CSKA (4th round pick, 2012, KHL)

Regular season: 9 goals, 11 assists, plus-18, 15 PIM in 41 games played
Playoffs: 0 goals, 0 assists, even, 2 PIM in 4 games played

Prokhorkin’s CSKA team won the first two games of the KHL’s Western Conference Finals this past week. Prokhorkin was scratched for both games.

CSKA leads series 2-0.

GM 3: CSKA @ SKA @ Mon, Mar 30
GM 4: CSKA @ SKA @ Wed, Apr 1

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

Regular season: 20 goals, 28 assists, plus-10, 10 PIM in 41 games played
Playoffs: 0 goals, 1 assist, minus- 2, 0 PIM in two games played

Kingston lost the first two games of their series versus North Bay. Watson registered an assist in Game 2.

North Bay leads series 2-0
GM 1: North Bay 8, Kingston 0
GM 2: North Bay 3, Kingston 2
GM 3: NB @ KGN – Tue, Mar 31
GM 4: NB @ KGN – Thu, Apr 2
GM 5: KGN @ NB – Fri, Apr 3
GM 6: NB @ KGN – Sun, Apr 5
GM 7: KGN @ NB – Tue, Apr 7

VALENTIN ZYKOV: Forward, Gatineau Olympiques (2nd round pick in 2013, QMHL)

Regular season: 15 goals, 13 assists, plus-4, 38 PM in 42 games played
Playoffs: 1 goal, 1 assist, plus- 4, 4 PIM in two games played

Zykov and the QMJHL’s Gatineau Olympiques split the first two games of their series versus Blainville-Boisbriand. Zykov had one goal and one assist.

Series tied 1-1
GM 1: Gatineau 4, Blainville-Boisbriand 1
GM 2: Blainville-Boisbriand 4, Gatineau 1
GM 3: BLB @ GAT – Tue, Mar 31
GM 4: BLB @ GAT – Wed, Apr 1
GM 5: GAT @ BLB – Fri, Apr 3
GM 6: BLB @ GAT – Sun, Apr 5
GM 7: GAT @ BLB – Tue, Apr 7

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LA Kings 2014-15 Midseason Prospect Rankings: The Top 5

LA Kings 2014-15 Midseason Prospect Rankings: No. 6-10

LA Kings 2014-15 Midseason Prospect Rankings – Honorable Mentions

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