Monday, March 10, 2014
Prospect Watch: Morin's streak halted
By Scott Powers
Here’s a look at how some of the Chicago Blackhawks' prospects are doing throughout the world:
Jeremy Morin, forward, Rockford IceHogs (AHL), acquired via trade in 2010: The 22-year-old Morin had his points streak snapped at 13 games on Friday. He didn’t record a point in the IceHogs’ 8-3 loss to the Milwaukee Admirals. He had 11 goals and nine assists during the streak. He got back to his production with an assist on Saturday. He has 22 goals, 23 assists and a plus-nine rating in 46 games this season.
Ryan Hartman, forward, Plymouth Whalers (OHL), drafted first round in 2013: The 19-year-old Hartman has scored in three of his last four games. He had a goal and an assist in the Whalers’ 3-1 win over the Saginaw Spirit on Sunday. He has three goals and two assists in four games in March. He has 25 goals, 26 assists and a minus-13 rating in 50 games this season.
Teuvo Teravainen, forward, Jokerit (Finland), drafted first round in 2012: The 19-year-old Teravainen scored a goal in a 3-2 loss on Wednesday and had an assist in a 4-3 win on Thursday. He has nine goals and 34 assists in 47 games. He is tied for sixth in the Liiga with 43 points.
Pierre-Marc Bouchard, forward, Rockford IceHogs (AHL), acquired via trade in 2014: The 29-year-old Bouchard is on a four-game points streak. He has one goal and four assists in his last four games. He has two goals and 12 assists in 12 games since joining the IceHogs.
Terry Broadhurst, forward, Rockford IceHogs (AHL), signed as a free agent in 2012: The 25-year-old Broadhurst has four goals in his last five games. He’s tied with his brother, Alex, for third on the team with 36 points. Terry has 15 goals, 21 assists and a plus-seven rating in 59 games this season.
Luke Johnson, forward, North Dakota (NCAA), drafted fifth round in 2013: The 19-year-old Johnson, a freshman, had a goal and an assist against Western Michigan last weekend. He has eight goals, 12 assists and a plus-seven rating in 34 games this season.
Stephen Johns, defenseman, Notre Dame (NCAA), drafted second round in 2010: The 21-year-old Johns, a senior, had an assist, four shots on goal, a plus-two rating, two minor penalties and three blocks in Notre Dame’s 3-2 win over Boston University in the Hockey East tournament on Saturday. The Fighting Irish advanced to meet Boston College in a best-of-three quarterfinal series, which begins on Friday. Johns has five goals, 11 assists, a plus-eight rating and 58 blocks in 35 games this season.
Michael Paliotta, defenseman, Vermont (NCAA), drafted third round in 2011: The 20-year-old Paliotta, a junior, scored a goal and had a plus-two rating in Vermont’s 2-1 win over UMass in the first round of the Hockey East tournament on Saturday. Vermont will begin a three-game series with UMass Lowell on Friday. Paliotta has five goals and 19 assists in 34 games this season.