Islander Prospect Update

By Bill Bennett

Islander Prospects Bridgeport:

Trent Hunter RW 54 gp, 19 g, 22 a, 41 pts, +12, 22 pim, 7 ppg, 156 shots.

Ray Giroux D 53 gp, 11 g, 30 a, 41 pts, + 11, 57 pim,
5 ppg, 156 shots.

Jason Krog C 38 gp, 17 g, 21 a, 38 pts, -13, 6 pim,
9 ppg, 130 shots.

Jurak Kolnik RW 41 gp, 9 g, 17 a, 26 pts, -8, 36 pim,
1 ppg, 113 shots.

Ben Guite C 54 gp, 9 g, 15 a, 24 pts, + 11, 33 pim,
1 shg, 60 shots.

Justin Mapletoft C 54 g, 8 g, 15 a, 23 pts, + 13, 35 pim, 2 ppg, 112 shots.

Raffi Torres LW 34 gp, 12 g, 7 a, 19 pts, -1, 27 pim,
5 ppg, 81 shots.

Evgeny Korolev D 41 gp, 5 g, 7 a, 12 pts, -3, 22 pim, 1 ppg, 1 shg, 72 shots.

Branislav Mezei D 46 gp, 1 g, 7 a, 8 pts, + 9, 96 pim, 46 shots.

Ray Schultz D 43 gp, 0 g, 7 a, 7 pts, + 3, 150 pim.

Rick DiPietro 39 gp, 17 w, 16 L, 6 tie, 2 so, 2.52 gaa, 9.06 spct.

Stephen Valiquette 14 gp, 5 w, 6 L, 1 tie, 1 so, 3.04 gaa, 9.06 spct.

Trenton ECHL:

Marco Charpentier RW 37 gp, 14 g, 15 a, 29 pts, + 13, 23 pim, 2 ppg, 87 shots.

Graham Belak LW 50 gp, 5 g, 6 a, 11 pts, -6, 227 pim, 4 ppg, 35 shots

David St.Germain G 20 gp, 9 w, 4 L, 0-6 shootout, 2.73 gaa, 9.01 spct.

College Prospects:

Bryan Perez, Michigan Tech LW 32 gp, 6 g, 10 a, 16 pts, 20 pim, 2 ppg

Brian Collins, Boston Uni C 30 gp, 8 g, 6 a, 14 pts, -5, 20 pim, 77 shots.

Junior Prospects:

Cory Stillman, Kingston OHL, 37 gp, 10 g, 21 a, 31 pts, + 4 rating.

Mike Bray, Quebec/Montreal, QMJHL 47 gp, 4 g, 7 a, 11 pts, -18 rating, 246 pim.

Bray was traded from Quebec to Montreal this season.

Andy Chiodo, St Michaels Majors, OHL 25 gp, 10 w, 7 L, 3 t, 2 so, 2.81 gaa, 9.14 scpt.

Juha Pekka Ketola, Castors Sherbrooke CHL, D 56 gp, 7 g, 25 a, 32 pts, 46 pim, 4 ppg, -25 rating.

European Leagues:

Mattias Weinhandl, MoDo Swe, C 46 gp, 16 g, 16 a, 32 pts, 10 pim, 91 shots, 4 ppg.

Kristofer Ottoson, Djurgens IF, Rw 38 gp, 10 g, 7 a, 17 pts, 12 pim, 95 shots, 3 ppg.

Arto Tukio, Ives Finland, D 42 gp, 7 g, 9 a, 16 pts, 28 pim, -5 rating.

Tomi Pettinen, Ives Finland, D 40 gp, 5 g, 4 a, 9 pts, 51 pim, -8 rating.

Dimitri Upper, Sparta Moscow, F 43 gp, 16 g, 9 a, 25 pts, 62 pim.

Dimiri Nabakov, Matallurg, F 24 gp, 8 g, 10 a, 18 pts, 12 pim.

Roman Kukhtinov, Salavat Yulaev, D 44 gp, 11 g, 9 a, 20 pts, 68 pim.

Vladimir Gorbunov, HC Cska, F 26 gp, 10 g, 11 a, 21 pts, 10 pim.

Dimitri Altarev, Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod, F 27 gp, 1 g, 2 a, 3 pts, 42 pim. (Russian Championships) 6 gp, 4 g, 5 a, 9 pts, 12 pim.

Jan Holub, J Liberec Cze Extra, D 11 gp, 2 g, 0 a, 2 pts, 24 pim. (HC Billi Trgri Liberec) 31 gp, 1 g, 3 a, 4 pts, 22 pim. (HC Jablonec nad Nisou) 3 gp, 2 pim.

Radek Matekovsky, HC Slacia Praha Extra, F 31 gp, 3 g, 1 a, 4 pts, 32 pim.

Notables
Ketola was the 18th overall pick in the CHL Import Draft on 6/27/01-after the Islanders drafted him from Lukko, Fin Junior.

Petr Mika-Playing for HC Slavia Praha in the Cze Extraleague.

Dusan Salficky-listed as playing for HC Pojistouna Pardubice.

Johan Halvardsson D has played only three games to date for HV 71 in Swe, and is listed on the teams active roster.

Alexander Kharitonov-Returned to Russia and is currently playing for Avanfgard Omsk.

My thanks to Daniel Flodin (Hawks Page) In providing me with some good links regarding the European Leagues.

Please Check back often for updates as the prospect database will be updated on the teams page often.

Thanks,
Bill Barrett
Islanders-SoundTigers@Yahoogroups.com