Thursday, February 13, 2014
Prospect watch: Pirri AHL All-Star MVP
By Scott Powers
Here’s a look at how some of the Chicago Blackhawks prospects are doing throughout the world:
Brandon Pirri, forward, Rockford IceHogs (AHL), drafted second round in 2009: The 22-year-old Pirri was named the MVP of the AHL All-Star Game Classic after having two goals and an assist in a 7-2 win over Färjestad BK on Wednesday. He also has one goal and one assist in two games for the IceHogs since being reassigned from the Blackhawks last week.
Jeremy Morin, forward, Rockford IceHogs (AHL), acquired via trade in 2010: The 22-year-old Morin recorded his first professional hat track in the IceHogs’ 8-3 win over the Iowa Wild on Saturday. He also added an assist in the victory. He has six goals and three assists in his last six games. He had 15 goals and 16 assists in 35 games this season.
Ryan Hartman, forward, Plymouth Whalers (OHL), drafted first round in 2013: The 19-year-old Hartman is on a five-game points streak. He has six goals and one assist during the streak. He’s come on again after having just three points in his previous eight games. He has 19 goals, 17 assists, and a minus-16 rating in 38 games this season.
Teuvo Teravainen, forward, Jokerit (Finland), drafted first round in 2012: The 19-year-old Teravainen pushed his points streak to 11 games with an assist in Jokerit’s 4-2 loss to Porin Assat on Tuesday. He has 20 points during the streak and leads Jokerit with 37 points, which includes five goals and 32 assists, in 40 games this season.
Pierre-Marc Bouchard, forward, Rockford IceHogs (AHL), acquired via trade in 2014: The 29-year-old Bouchard was acquired by the Blackhawks from the New York Islanders last week. He had three assists in his debut for the IceHogs on Saturday. He played 28 games for the Islanders this season.
Phillip Danault, forward, Rockford IceHogs (AHL), drafted first round in 2011: The 20-year-old Danault broke a 29-game goalless streak with two goals on Saturday. He had last scored on Nov. 9. He has four goals, 11 assists and a plus-seven rating in 47 games this season.
Alex Broadhurst, forward, Rockford IceHogs (AHL), drafted seventh round in 2011: The 20-year-old Broadhurst had two goals and two assists in the IceHogs’ 5-4 win over the Utica Comets on Sunday. He has three goals and four assists over the last four games. He has 11 goals, 20 assists and a minus-two rating in 50 games this season.
Adam Clendening, defenseman, Rockford IceHogs (AHL), drafted second round in 2011: The 21-year-old Clendening has five assists in his last three games. He continues to lead the IceHogs with 38 points, which includes six goals and 32 assists. He also has a plus-seven rating in 50 games this season.
Maxim Shalunov, forward, Toledo Walleye (ECHL), drafted fourth round in 2011: The 21-year-old Shalunov is on a four-game points streak and has recorded points in seven of the last eight games. He has 10 goals and five assists in 17 games for the Walleye this season.
Vince Hinostroza, forward, Notre Dame (NCAA), drafted sixth round in 2012: The 19-year-old Hinostroza, a freshman, had an assist in each of the Irish’s two games against Maine last weekend. He’s tied for second on the team with 26 points, which includes six goals and 20 assists in 23 games.
Kevin Hayes, forward, Boston College (NCAA), drafted first round in 2010: The 21-year-old Hayes, a senior, scored a goal in Boston College’s 4-1 win over Northeastern on Monday. He’s second in the country with 48 points, which includes 21 goals and 27 assists.
Anthony Louis, forward, Miami Ohio (NCAA), drafted sixth round in 2013: The 19-year-old Louis, a freshman, had a goal and assist against Western Michigan last weekend. He has six goals and nine assists in 24 games this season.