Senators CHL prospects update

By Courtney Wagner

Andrej Meszaros, D – Vancouver Giants, WHL

Height: 6’1, Weight: 200 lbs., DOB –
1985-10-13

Andrej Meszaros, the 23rd overall pick
in the
2004 draft, is in his rookie
season with the Vancouver Giants of the WHL, after coming from Dukla
Trencin in
his native Slovakia. In 44 games last season he had three goals, six
points and
eight penalty minutes. Meszaros was a member of Team Slovakia at the
2004 IIHF
World Hockey Championships and played for his country again and the
2005 World
Junior Hockey Championships. Known as a leader both on and off the ice,
Meszaros is a solid two-way defenseman who reads the play well and has good hockey sense.
In 42 games this season he has eight goals, 32 points and a team best
+9 rating.
He sits in fifth for rookie scoring in the league among defensemen.

2004-05 stats

TeamGPGAal”>PTSPIM+/-
Vancouver428243270+9

Jeff Glass, G – Kootenay Ice, WHL

Height: 6’2, Weight: 185 lbs., DOB –
1985-11-19

Jeff Glass, a third-round pick in 2004,
is in
his third season with the
Kootenay Ice of the WHL. In 57 games last season he had 26 wins, a .911
save percentage and five shutouts. Glass was Canada’s top goalie at the 2005 World
Junior Hockey Championships, backstopping the team to its first gold
medal since 1997. A big, athletic goalie, Glass plays the puck well and has the ability
to stay focused during games where he goes without action for stretches at a time,
something he did well at the World Juniors. In 34 games this season he
has 23 wins and he is tops in the WHL with a 1.76 goals against average and a .930
save percentage.

2004-05 stats

TeamGPMinGASOAvg.WLTSV%
Kootenay3420416041.762373.930

Roman Wick, RW – Red Deer Rebels, WHL

Height: 6’1, Weight: 187 lbs., DOB –
1985-12-30

Roman Wick, a fifth-round pick in
the 2004 draft, is in his rookie season
with the Red Deer Rebels of the WHL, after coming from his native
Switzerland where he played for Kloten. In 20 games last season he had one goal, two points and two penalty minutes. He played for Team Switzerland at the 2005
World Junior
Hockey Championships, the
only player on the team that was
not playing in Switzerland at the time. Noted for having good size and
skill, Wick is a two-way forward with a solid shot. In 48 games this season he
has 24
goals, 54 points and a +19 rating. His point total puts him in second
on the
Rebels behind Vancouver prospect Ty Morris and in first for a rookie in
the
WHL.

2004-05 stats

TeamGPGAPTSPIM+/-
Red Deer4824305421+19

Will Colbert, D – Ottawa 67’s, OHL

Height: 6’2, Weight: 190 lbs., DOB –
1985-02-06

Will Colbert, a seventh-round selection
in the 2003 draft, is in his third
season with the Ottawa 67’s of the OHL. In 55 games last season he had
19 assists, 22 points and 28 penalty minutes. A physical, stay-at-home
defenseman, Colbert has shown his ability to take the body. In the 2003-04 OHL Coaches
Poll he was named the third best defensive defenseman in the Eastern
Conference. He
was an Eastern Conference All-Star in 2005 and played for Team OHL at
the ADT Canada-Russia Challenge. In 51 games this season he has four goals, 55 penalty
minutes and 24 points, second best for a defenseman on the team behind
Derek Joslin.

2004-05 stats

TeamGPGAPTSPIM+/-
Ottawa514202455+9

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