Thrashers: Prospect statistical update

By Holly Gunning

Below are the statistics for all Thrashers prospects, divided by level, and ordered by total points. All goaltenders are listed together at the bottom.

AHL – Chicago Wolves

Pos

Age

GP

G

A

Pts

+/-

PIMs

Gamache, Simon

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22

3

3

2

5

+1

0

Foster, Kurtis

D

21

3

1

3

4

+4

10

Blatny, Zdenek

LW

22

3

0

2

2

+2

6

Stewart, Karl

LW

20

3

0

1

1

+1

2

MacKenzie, Derek

C

22

3

0

1

1

0

0

Ustrnul, Libor

D

21

3

0

0

0

0

8

DiPenta, Joe

D

24

3

0

0

0

-2

4

Maloney, Brian

LW

25

3

0

0

0

-1

4

Safronov, Kirill

D

22

3

0

0

0

-2

0

Baby, Stephen

RW

23

0

0

0

0

0

0

Sellars, Luke

D

22

0

0

0

0

0

0

Luke Sellars and rookie Stephen Baby have yet to play a game for the Wolves. Simon Gamache leads the team in both points and goals. Kurtis Foster leads the team in assists, plus/minus, and leads prospects in PIMs.

ECHL – Gwinnett Gladiators

Pos

Age

GP

G

A

Pts

+/-

PIMs

Aquino, Anthony

RW

21

2

0

1

1

Flache, Paul

D

21

2

0

0

0

2

NCAA

Team

Pos

Year

GP

G

A

Pts

+/-

Shots

PIMs

Slater, Jim

Michigan State

C

Junior

4

5

1

6

Oystrick, Nathan

Northern Michigan

D

Sophomore

4

1

5

6

Sterling, Brett

Colorado College

LW

Sophomore

2

1

4

5

Stuart, Colin

Colorado College

LW/C

Senior

2

1

2

3

Dwyer, Pat

Western Michigan

RW

Junior

4

1

1

2

Gajic, Milan

Michigan

C

Junior

5

0

2

2

Fretter, Colin

Michigan State

RW

Sophomore

4

0

1

1

Sipotz, Brian

Miami of Ohio

D

Senior

5

0

0

0

Hamilton, Mike

Maine

LW

Freshman

2

0

0

0

+1

1

6

Vannelli, Michael

Minnesota

D

Freshman

1

0

0

0

Dwyer, Jeff

Yale

D

Senior

FitzRandolph, Colin

Lake Superior State

C

Sophomore

5

0

0

0

0

7

14

Jeff Dwyer’s Yale Bulldogs are the only team with Thrashers college prospects who have yet to start their season. The team gets underway at North Dakota Friday October 31st.

Europeans

Team

Pos

Age

GP

G

A

Pts

+/-

Shots

PIMs

Dobryshkin, Yuri

Severstal (Russia)

RW

24

15

6

2

8

20

Loginov, Denis

AK Bars Kazan (Russia)

C

18

9

1

1

2

6

Nikulin, Ilja

Dynamo Moscow (Russia)

D

21

8

0

1

1

8

Enstrom, Tobias

MoDo (Sweden)

D

18

3

0

0

0

0

1

0

Isosalo, Samu

Lukko Rauma (Finland)

RW

22

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Dobryshkin changed teams, going from AK Bars to Severstal. There he has moved from the second to the first line. Loginov is now playing for AK Bars Elite Team instead of the farm team, though has been scratched at times. Nikulin remains with Dynamo Moscow and is playing on the second defensive pairing. Enstrom has only played three out of nine games for MoDo. Isosalo remains with Lukko Rauma, but started the season on the IR with a knee injury and has not played any games.

Juniors

Team

Pos

Age

GP

G

A

Pts

+/-

PIMs

Schell, Brad

Spokane (WHL)

C

19

8

4

7

11

0

2

Sharrow, Jimmy

Halifax (QMJHL)

D

18

8

3

5

8

-2

10

Boldt, Tyler

Kamloops (WHL)

D

19

12

1

7

8

+5

25

Coburn, Braydon

Portland (WHL)

D

18

6

2

3

5

-6

12

Manson, Lane

Moose Jaw (WHL)

D

19

12

0

4

4

+1

46

Desbiens, Guillaume

Rouyn-Noranda (QMJHL)

RW

18

11

0

2

2

-1

44

Rylan Kaip

Notre-Dame (SJHL)

C

19

n/a

Jimmy Sharrow is tied for his team lead in scoring with Czech import Jan Steber. Halifax is the worst team in the QMJHL, with a record of 1-10-1. Brad Schell is off to a hot start with 11 points in eight games. Last season he scored 21 points in 37 games.

Goaltenders

Team

Age

GP

W

L

T

GAA

SPCT

Lehtonen, Kari

Chicago (AHL)

19

1

1

0

0

1.86

.953

Garnett, Michael

Gwinnett (ECHL)

20

0

0

0

0

0

0

Smid, Zdenek

Plzen (Czech)

23

n/a


Goaltender Kari Lehtonen made his North American professional debut with the Chicago Wolves on Oct 18th, stopping 41 out of 43 shots for the win against Utah in overtime.