Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Dallas Stars Prospects: Notes and Stats
By Mark Stepneski
Here are some notes and a statistical update on Dallas Stars prospects playing junior hockey, in Europe and in college.
*D Jamie Oleksiak (1st round/2011) had 4 points (1 goal, 3 assists) and a plus-7 rating in Niagara’s (OHL) 11-0 win over Mississauga last Thursday. Oleksiak is currently riding a three-game points streak, his first of the season, and has 2 goals, 4 assists and a plus-9 rating during that stretch.
*RW Brett Ritchie (2nd round/2011) has points in 9 of his last 11 games for Niagara (OHL) and has 12 points (8 goals, 4 assists) during that stretch.
*RW Matej Stransky (6th round/2011) had 3 goals and 2 assists in 4 games for Saskatoon (WHL) over the past week. Stransky has 60 points (31 goals, 29 assists) in 55 games and leads Saskatoon in goals and points.
RW Alex Chiasson (2nd round/2009) has points in 10 of his last 11 games for Boston University and has 17 points (6 goals, 11 assists during that stretch. Chiasson, a junior, is tied for team lead in scoring with 29 points (11 goals, 18 assists) in 26 games.
RW Reilly Smith (3rd round/2009) has points in 11 of his last 14 games for Miami University and has 16 points (10 goals, 6 assists) during that stretch. Smith, a junior, is tied for second in the nation in goal scoring with 21 in 30 games.
F Austin Smith (5th round/2007) had a goal in each of Colgate’s games over the weekend. Smith, a senior, leads the nation with 32 goals in 30 games and is third in the nation with 47 points.
*D Troy Vance (5th round/2011) returned to action for Victoriaville (QMJHL) after missing time with a hip injury.
*F Scott Winkler (3rd round/2008) has been out with an upper body injury for Colorado College.