Kings Prospect Tracker: Report For Week Ending Feb. 21, 2016

Matt Mistele

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)

42 goals, 42 assists, plus-26, 34 PIM in 56 games played

North Bay won both of their home and both of their away games last week. Amadio was a huge contributor with seven goals and two assists.

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

3 goals, 6 assists, plus-5, 24 PIM in 29 games played

The Otters played three away games, winning two and losing one. They also won their home game. Cernak registered an assist.

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, 0 assists, even, 0 PIM in 1 game played

SKA played and lost two home games last week, finishing off their regular season. The playoffs started and they began the Conference Quarterfinals versus Lokomotiv, losing Game 1 in overtime. Dergachyov was a non-factor on the score sheet for all 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 played three away games last week, losing two and winning one. They also lost their home game. Dillon did not start for any of the games.

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

2 goals, 7 assists, even, 2 PIM in 25 games played

The Gophers did not have a game last week. Their next game is Feb. 25.

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

22 goals, 21 assists, plus-31, 51 PIM in 53 games played

The Monarchs won both of their away games and split their home games last week. Kitsyn contributed two goals and three assists.

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

3 goals, 9 assists, plus-18, 10 PIM in 30 games played

UND won both of their home games last week. LaDue registered a goal.

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

0 goals, 8 assists, minus-2, 2 PIM in 19 games played

In the Monarch’s four games last week, Lintuiniemi registered an assist.

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

21 goals, 16 assists, plus-20, 40 PIM in 47 games played

In the Otters’ four games last week, Marchment registered an assist and four goals, including a hat trick.


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

5 goals, 18 assists, plus-12, 62 PIM in 56 games played

Ottawa lost both of their home and their away game last week. Middleton was a non-factor on the score sheet.

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

27 goals, 21 assists, minus-10, 39 PIM in 51 games played

Sarnia played three home games last week, winning two and losing one. They also lost their away game. Mistele registered seven goals, five being in one game on eight shots.

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

19 goals, 17 assists, plus-10, 91 PIM in 55 games played

Salavat Yulaev lost their away and won their home game last week. Prokhorkin registered two goals.

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

4 goals, 20 assists, plus-11, 96 PIM in 60 games played

The Royals won both of their home games and split their away games this past week. Reddekopp was a non-factor on the score sheet.

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

4 goals, 17 assists, plus-10, 75 PIM in 48 games played

In the Monarchs’ four games last week, Roach registered a goal.

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

5 goals, 8 assists, plus-16, 31 PIM in 29 games played

Michigan Tech split their away games this past week. Roy registered an assist.

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

9 goals, 19 assists, minus-45, 39 PIM in 54 games played

The Wolves lost both of their home and both of their away games last week. Schmalz registered two assists and 11 penalty minutes.

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

4 goals, 14 assists, plus-11, 26 PIM in 34 games

Owen Sound lost both of their away games and won both of their home games last week. Sharipzyanov registered two assists.

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

22 goals, 28 assists, plus-27, 66 PIM in 56 games

The Pats won both of their home and both of their away games last week. Wagner registered two goals and two assists.

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

33 goals, 40 assists, plus-22, 24 PIM in 54 games played

The Frontenacs won both of their home games and split their away games last week. Watson contributed four goals and four assists.

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