Ethan Prow


Sauk Rapids Minnesota

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Signed as free agent, 2016


180 lbs.

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Talent Analysis

Prow is an undersized, skating defenseman who moves the puck well and has the instincts to facilitate the attack on the power play. He may struggle in one-on-one battles with bigger, strong forwards but uses his skating ability and anticipatory instincts to take away passing and shooting lanes.


Prow skated for St. Cloud State and was one of the top defenseman in college hockey as a senior in 2015-16, signing a two-year entry-level contract with Pittsburgh as an undrafted free agent in March 2016. He will challenge for an NHL roster spot in training camp and in all likelihood begin his pro career with the AHL's Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in 2016-17. The 23-year-old projects as a middle pairing attacking defenseman with power play potential.

Harvard’s Vesey takes home Hobey, Demko, Connor honored, All-Americans named

by DJ Powers
Jimmy Vesey - Harvard University - 2016 Hobey Baker Memorial Award

Photo: Harvard University forward Jimmy Vesey was named the recipient of the 2016 Hobey Baker Award signifying the top player in all of U.S. college hockey, his second consecutive year as a finalist for that award (courtesy of Elsa/Getty Images)



In the calm before the NCAA championship game storm that will take place on Saturday night in Tampa, U.S. college hockey handed out their top awards for the 2015-16 season. Those awards included the Tim Taylor Award, the Mike Richter Award, and the award designating the top player in all of NCAA hockey, the Hobey Baker Award. Read more»

NCAA Prospects Notebook, March, 2016: Hobey Hat Trick finalists, end of season awards, and NHL signings

by DJ Powers
Jimmy Vesey - Harvard University

Photo: Harvard University forward Jimmy Vesey has completed his senior season with the Crimson, one in which he has received a second consecutive Hobey Hat Trick nomination as one of the finalists for college hockey’s top individual award (courtesy of Richard T. Gagnon/Getty Images)



The final full month of the 2015-16 college hockey season is in the books, with only the 2016 NCAA Frozen Four remaining on the schedule. With season’s end comes the presentation of major awards, as well as the end of college hockey careers for a number of seniors and players signing with NHL clubs. Read more»

Farley, Prow, Skoff named USHL Players of the Week

by League Press Release

The United States Hockey League today announced the weekly award winners for the 10th week of the 2011-12 USHL regular season.

Award winners include forward Austin Farley of the Fargo Force, named CCM Offensive Player of the Week; defensemen Ethan Prow of the Des Moines Buccaneers, selected as CCM Defensive Player of the Week; and Matt Skoff of the Sioux City Musketeers who earned Reebok USHL Goaltender of the Week.

scored seven points (5g, 2a) and earned a plus-four rating in two victories for the Force.  He recorded a hat trick, which included the game-winning goal, in Friday’s 7-5 win over Tri-City.  The forward also dished out an assist for a USHL career best four-point game (3g, 1a).  Farley then followed up with his second multi-point game of the weekend as he contributed to all three goals (2g, 1a) in the 3-2 win against Tri-City.  The 18-year-old scored a shorthanded goal and again netted the game-winner.  Farley is a native of Park Ridge, Illinois and is now tied for the USHL lead with 16 goals.
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