Calder Corner For the Week Ending 12/16

By HF Staff


The Calder Corner

One of the unheralded rookies this year, Erik Cole of the Hurricanes explodes for 6 points to take the Calder Corner Prospect of the week.

ATL

4 Games
Heatley: 1 Goal (10), 2 Assists
Kovalchuk: 1 Goal (13), 4 Assists

BUF
2 Games
Noronen: 45 Shots, 40 Saves (1-1-0)

CAR
4 Games
Cole: 3 Goals (5,6,7), 3 Assists

CHI
3 Games
Bell: 1 Goal (7)

CMB
3 Games
Klesla: 1 Goal (3)
Nielsen: 1 Assist
Shelley: 1st NHL Goal and Point (1)

Dallas Stars
2 Games
Gainey: 1st NHL Point

Florida Panthers
3 Games
Hagman: 2 Goals (2,3)
Huselius: 1 Goal (14)

Minnesota Wild
3 Games
Dupuis: 1 Goal (7)

Montreal Canadiens
4 Games
Ribeiro: 1 Goal (3), 2 Assists

Nashville Predators
3 Games
Classen: 1 Assist
Mowers: 1 Assist

New Jersey Devils
1 Game
Damphousse: 22 Shots, 19 Saves (0-2-0)

Ottawa Senators
3 Games
Ciernik: 1 Goal (1), 1 Assist

Pittsburgh Penguins
4 Games
Beech: 2 Assists

Phoenix Coyotes
1 Game
DesRochers: 20 Shots, 14 Saves, (0-2-1)

Tampa Bay Lightning
3 Games
Olvestad: 1 Assist

Washington Capitals
3 Games
Pettinger: 1 Goal (4)

As a general rule, I will always list goals and assists and other noteworthy stats. If there is more to be noted, HF encourages our readers to talk about them below!

NHL True Rookie Scoring

1)Ilya Kovalchuk:    31 GP, 13 Goals, 13 Assists, 26 Points, -11
2) Dany Heatley: 32 GP, 10 Goals, 16 Assists, 26 Points, -12
3)Kristian Huselius 31 GP, 14 Goals, 6 Assists, 20 Points, -11M
4)Mark Bell 35 GP, 7 Goals, 12 Assists, 19 Points, -1
5)Erik Cole 35 GP, 7 Goals, 11 Assists, 18 Points, +5
6)Krys Kolanos 32 GP, 9 Goals, 6 Assists, 15 Points, +6
7)Kris Beech 32 GP, 2 Goals, 11 Assists, 13 Points, -5
8)Radim Vrbata 14 GP, 4 Goals, 8 Assists, 12 Points, +2
9)Pascal Dupuis 29 GP, 7 Goals, 5 Assists, 12 Points, -6
10)Martin Erat 30 GP, 3 Goals, 9 Assists, 12 Points, +2

Goaltending Leaders: Min 5 Games

Blackburn: 11 GP, (4-6-0), 2.99 GAA, .914 SV%
Kiprusoff: 6 GP, (2-2-1), 3.05 GAA, .904 SV%

To establish uniformity among all the team pages and to increase the credibility of all the articles, all players listed on HF will follow the “Prospect Rules” to help readers in determining who is and isn’t considered a prospect anymore.

1.A Prospect that has played 41+ games in NHL or 65+ games in two seasons is not a prospect anymore. A Prospect may sit on the graduated list until he has played 100 games in the NHL.

2.A Goalie prospect that has played 20+ games in NHL or 30+ games in two years has graduated.

3.A Prospect that has played 240+ games in AHL/IHL/ECHL is graduated.

4.Goalies that have played 4 seasons in the AHL/IHL/ECHL are considered graduated.

5.A Prospect that is over 24 is not a prospect anymore, with the exception of players who played in college

6.Any European player if played more than 225+ games in Elite league are no longer prospects or are considered graduated from the team page.

7.Any European goalie that has played 4 seasons in Elite leagues is no longer prospects or is considered graduated from a team page.

8.If a European or North American player has a combo of Elite/AHL/IHL/ECHL 100+ elite games and 125+ AHL/IHL/ECHL games or 225 combined. If they go over these criteria, they are no longer considered prospects or have become graduated players from the team pages.

9.Any European or North America goalie that has a combination of 4 seasons of Elite or AHL/IHL/ECHL league play, they are no longer considered prospects or have become graduated players from the team pages.