Washington Capitals Prospect Report – Playoff Edition

By Jeff Charlesworth

Hello and welcome to the latest Washington Capitals Prospect Update. Today I will give you
up-to-date playoff statistics on all of the players on the top 50 list as well as their final
regular season stats.

In what has to be described as an incredible disappointment, both the Capitals and the AHL
Portland Pirates suffered first-round upsets in the playoffs this season. The Capitals won their
division and finished second in the Eastern Conference, but were beaten by the seventh seeded
Pittsburgh Penguins in five games. Portland finished second in their division and third overall
but lost to the Worcester IceCats three games to one.

Not all is lost for the Capitals prospects, however. There are four players still alive in
post-season play. Scott Swanson and Houston (IHL) start their playoffs tonight, while in the WHL
- Calgary (Kris Beech & Rastislav Stana) and Spokane (Roman Tvrdon) are currently playing in
separate semi-final matches. The ECHL’s Hampton Roads Admirals lost their best-of-five
quarterfinal to Trenton last night, 3 games to 2.

Misc. Notes: Three players on the top 50 list missed the post-season, all due to injury:
Forwards Miika Elomo (shoulder) and Trevor Halverson (concussion) as well as Defenseman Alexei
Tezikov (broken foot). Forward Kris Beech suffered a broken finger early on in Calgary’s playoff
run, but should be back soon. So far, only two Capitals prospects have won their league
championship: Defensemen Oleg Orehovsky and Igor Shadilov of Moscow Dynamo. The Portland Pirtaes
brought in two players from the Washington reserve list for the playoffs. Newly signed Mike
Farrell, who was with Providence College and Forward Krys Barch – whose OHL London Knights
missed the post-season. Forward Mike Peluso has been invited to play for Team USA at the World
Championships.


PLAYOFF STATISTICS



CENTRES GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Kris Beech Calgary (WHL) 4 2 3 5 14 1
Blake Evans Tri-City (WHL) 4 1 0 1 6 -5
Todd Hornung Sw. Current (WHL)11 2 1 3 11 1
Glen Metropolit Portland (AHL) 1 1 0 1 0 -2
Washington (NHL) 2 0 0 0 2 -1
Jeff Nelson Portland (AHL) 1 0 0 0 0 -1
Mike Omicioli H. Roads (ECHL)10 1 10 11 2 3
Maxim Orlov CSKA (Russia) 3 0 0 0 NA NA
Michal Sivek Pr. Albert (WHL) 6 1 4 5 10 0
Roman Tvrdon Spokane (WHL) 6 4 5 9 6 6
Trent Whitfield Portland (AHL) 3 1 1 2 2 -2
Washington (NHL) 3 0 0 0 0 0

LEFT WINGERS GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Krys Barch Portland (AHL) 4 0 2 2 2 2
Brad Church Portland (AHL) 4 1 1 2 4 -4
Miika Elomo Portland (AHL) DID NOT PLAY-INJURY
Trevor Halverson Portland (AHL) DID NOT PLAY-INJURY
Barrie Moore Portland (AHL) 4 0 0 0 6 -2
Ryan Mulhern Portland (AHL) 3 0 0 0 6 -2
Jason Shmyr Portland (AHL) 2 0 0 0 2 0
Jeff Toms Portland (AHL) 4 1 1 2 2 -3
Erik Wendell Minnesota (WCHA) 4 1 0 1 2 NA

RIGHT WINGERS GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Kevin Caulfield Bos. Coll.(HE) 8 1 2 3 10 NA
Kyle Clark Harvard (ECAC) 2 0 0 0 0 NA
Chris Corrinet Princeton (ECAC) 2 1 0 1 0 NA
Matthew Herr Portland (AHL) 4 1 1 2 4 -4
Mike Peluso Portland (AHL) 4 2 0 2 0 -4
Charlie Stephens Guelph (OHL) 6 1 3 4 15 0

DEFENSEMEN GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Gerad Adams H. Roads (ECHL)10 0 2 2 35 2
N. Baumgartner Portland (AHL) 4 1 2 3 10 -4
Patrick Boileau Portland (AHL) 4 0 0 0 4 -2
Mike Farrell Providence (HE) 1 0 0 0 4 NA
Portland (AHL) 4 0 1 1 0 -5
Jakub Ficenec Portland (AHL) 4 0 0 0 4 -1
Nathan Forster Seattle (WHL) 7 1 4 5 30 4
J.F. Fortin Portland (AHL) 2 0 0 0 0 -2
David Johansson Kelowna (WHL) 2 0 0 0 0 0
Ross Lupaschuk Red Deer (WHL) 4 0 1 1 10 -3
Oleg Orehovsky Dynamo (Russia)16 (STATS UNAVAILABLE)
Henrik Petre Brynas (Sweden)11 1 0 1 4 NA
Igor Shadilov Dynamo (Russia)16 (STATS UNAVAILABLE)
Steve Shirreffs H.Roads (ECHL)10 0 1 1 25 -3
Mike Siklenka H. Roads (ECHL) 8 1 0 1 15 0
Dean Stork H. Roads (ECHL) 8 0 3 3 2 4
Scott Swanson Houston (IHL) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alexei Tezikov Portland (AHL) DID NOT PLAY-INJURY
Nolan Yonkman Kelowna (WHL) 5 0 0 0 8 -2
S. Zimakov Molot-Prikamie(Rus) 3 0 1 1 NA NA

GOALTENDERS GP GAA W-L-T SV% SO
Martin Brochu Portland (AHL) 2 5.27 0-2-1 .837 0
Scott Buhler Okl. City (CHL) 5 2.41 3-2-0 .896 1
S. Charpentier Portland (AHL) 3 2.96 1-1-0 .911 0
C. Cruickshank H. Roads (ECHL) 1 10.23 0-0-0 .714 0
Jomar Cruz Tri-City (WHL) 3 8.24 0-1-0 .708 0
Rastislav Stana Calgary (WHL) 8 2.24 7-1-0 .915 1

FINAL REGULAR SEASON STATISTICS



CENTRES GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Kris Beech Calgary (WHL)66 32 54 86 99 25
Blake Evans Tri-City (WHL)72 27 43 70 110 -13
Todd Hornung Sw. Current (WHL)22 3 2 5 28 2
Glen Metropolit Portland (AHL)48 18 42 60 73 19
Washington (NHL)30 6 13 19 4 5
Jeff Nelson Portland (AHL)73 24 30 54 38 -4
Mike Omicioli H. Roads (ECHL)47 19 41 60 100 13
Portland (AHL) 6 1 3 4 4 -2
Maxim Orlov CSKA (Russia)12 0 0 0 0 NA
Michal Sivek Pr. Albert (WHL)53 23 37 60 65 -6
Roman Tvrdon Spokane (WHL)69 26 44 70 40 18
Trent Whitfield Portland (AHL)79 18 35 53 52 4

LEFT WINGERS GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Krys Barch London (OHL)56 23 26 49 78 -25
Brad Church H. Roads (ECHL)11 4 3 7 31 0
Portland (AHL)56 9 17 26 52 2
Miika Elomo Portland (AHL)59 21 14 35 48 -9
Washington (NHL) 2 0 1 1 2 1
Trevor Halverson Portland (AHL)DID NOT PLAY - INJURY
Barrie Moore Portland (AHL)80 18 33 51 48 14
Washington (NHL) 1 0 0 0 0 0
Ryan Mulhern Portland (AHL)73 20 16 36 59 2
Jason Shmyr Portland (AHL)52 3 4 7 163 7
Jeff Toms Portland (AHL)33 16 21 37 16 15
Washington (NHL)20 1 2 3 4 -1
Erik Wendell Minnesota (WCHA)32 4 2 6 26 NA

RIGHT WINGERS GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Kevin Caulfield Bos. Coll.(HE)40 5 14 19 86 NA
Kyle Clark Harvard (ECAC)22 0 3 3 30 NA
Chris Corrinet Princeton (ECAC)30 10 14 24 41 NA
Matthew Herr Portland (AHL)77 22 21 43 51 12
Mike Peluso Portland (AHL)71 25 29 54 86 11
Charlie Stephens Guelph (OHL)56 16 34 50 87 3

DEFENSEMEN GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Gerad Adams H. Roads (ECHL)58 3 11 14 165 16
Portland (AHL) 8 0 0 0 10 -3
N. Baumgartner Portland (AHL)71 5 18 23 54 -3
Washington (NHL) 8 0 1 1 2 1
Patrick Boileau Portland (AHL)64 2 15 17 61 17
Mike Farrell Providence (HE)36 3 6 9 71 1
Portland (AHL) 7 2 0 2 0 3
Jakub Ficenec Portland (AHL)58 11 9 20 32 20
Nathan Forster Seattle (WHL)51 9 28 37 102 21
J.F. Fortin H. Roads (ECHL) 7 0 2 2 0 -1
Portland (AHL)44 3 5 8 44 1
David Johansson Kelowna (WHL)62 3 24 27 36 -12
Ross Lupaschuk Red Deer (WHL)68 21 35 56 158 17
Oleg Orehovsky Dynamo (Russia)32 2 5 7 32 NA
Henrik Petre Brynas (Sweden)47 3 3 6 73 -9
Igor Shadilov Dynamo (Russia)23 0 2 2 6 NA
Steve Shirreffs H.Roads (ECHL)14 3 3 6 8 2
Portland (AHL)44 3 5 8 14 4
Mike Siklenka H. Roads (ECHL)58 7 4 11 62 -2
Portland (AHL) 8 0 0 0 12 -1
Dean Stork H. Roads (ECHL)52 5 13 18 69 6
Portland (AHL) 3 0 0 0 2 -2
Scott Swanson Houston (IHL)67 6 7 13 38 -6
Alexei Tezikov Portland (AHL)53 6 9 15 65 12
Washington (NHL)23 1 1 2 2 -2
Nolan Yonkman Kelowna (WHL)71 5 7 12 153 -30
S. Zimakov Molot-Prikamie(Rus)18 0 2 2 26 NA

GOALTENDERS GP GAA W-L-T SV% SO
Martin Brochu Portland (AHL)54 2.19 32-15-6 .925 4
Scott Buhler Quad City (UHL)23 3.81 12-7-0 .873 0
Okl. City (CHL) 5 2.20 4-1-0 .904 1
S. Charpentier Portland (AHL)18 2.77 10-4-3 .914 0
C. Cruickshank H. Roads (ECHL) 7 3.52 4-3-0 .884 0
Portland (AHL)10 2.99 4-5-1 .904 0
Jomar Cruz Brandon/TC (WHL)56 3.83 15-35-5 .881 1
Rastislav Stana MJ/Calg. (WHL)30 3.00 17-11-1 .908 1

Thank you for reading all season, and be sure to check back during the off-season for more news
and updates.

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