NHL Draft: Weekend Warriors, Jan 21, 2013

    Weekend Warriors

     

    A look at the top performances of the week featuring draft-eligible players

    OHL

    – Plymouth Whalers forward Ryan Hartman extended his goal streak to 5 games. He scored 3 goals & 2 assists in 3 games. Hartman has 7 goals & 4 assists during the streak.

    – Kerby Rychel (Windsor) recorded 1 goal, 4 assists & a +3 rating in 3 games on the weekend. The Spitfires won all 3 games and now sit only 2 points out of a playoff spot in the Western Conference.

    – Sudbury Wolves forward Nick Baptiste scored 2 goals & 1 assist in 2 games. He’s averaging a point per game over his last 22 games.

    – Jonatan Tanus (Peterborough) & Cole Cassels (Oshawa) each scored 2 goals and 1 assist in 3 games.

    – Jimmy Lodge (Saginaw) recorded 3 assists in 2 games.

    – Oshawa goaltender Ken Appleby won his first 2 games of the season with 6-1 and 4-1 victories over Kingston & Mississauga, respectively.

    QMJHL

    – Halifax teammates Jonathan Drouin and Nathan MacKinnon each continued their point-per-game pace since returning from the World Juniors. Drouin recorded 2 goals & 5 assists, while MacKinnon added 3 goals & 2 assists in 3 games. Both had a rating of +5.

    – Zach Fucale (Halifax) became the first CHL goaltender to reach 30 wins this season after picking up 2 victories on the weekend (2.19 GAA, .909 SV%).

    – P.E.I. forward Matej Beran had a 5-point weekend. He has 8 points in his last 4 games.

    – Blaineville-Boisbriand forward Marc-Olivier Roy scored 1 goal & 3 assists in 3 games.

    – Frederik Gauthier (Rimouski) recorded 4 assists in 2 games.

    – Valentin Zykov (Baie-Comeau) and Nick Sorensen (Quebec) each scored 1 goal & 2 assists in 3 games.

    WHL

    – Kamloops Blazers forward Matt Needham scored 5 goals & 3 assists in 3 games, including a hat trick on Saturday night against the Victoria Royals.

    – Nicolas Petan (Portland) recorded 2 goals & 3 assists in 4 games. He continues to lead the WHL in assists (49) and points (80).

    – Everett defenceman Mirco Mueller scored 2 goals & 1 assist in 3 games.

    – Seattle Thunderbirds defenceman Jerret Smith recorded 1 goal, 2 assists and a +3 rating in 3 games.

    USHL

    – Omaha centre Drew Melanson scored 1 goal & 3 assists in 3 games.

    – Waterloo defenceman Ian McCoshen recorded 1 goal & 2 assists in 3 games. He has 5 goals & 12 assists in his last 12 games.

    – Forward Jordan Gross (Green Bay) scored 1 goal & 2 assists in 2 games, while Vinni Lettieri (Lincoln) netted 2 goals & 1 assist in 3 games.

    – Forward Ross Olson scored 1 goal & 2 assists in his first 3 games with the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders.

    – Dubuque centre John Stevens assisted on 3 goals in 2 games.

    – Waterloo goaltender Cal Petersen won his only game on the weekend while posting a 3.00 GAA & .921 SV%.