Welcome to the 36th edition of the Panthers Prospect Update! Here, we’ll recap the past week of hockey (10/10 – 10/16) for Panthers prospects and players in college, juniors, international leagues, and the Springfield Thunderbirds, the team’s AHL affiliate.
- Played in first regular season game on 10/15 vs. Lehigh Valley Phantoms and lost 4-2
- Dryden Hunt and Anthony Greco recorded their first career AHL goals
- Mike McKenna made 31 saves on 35 shots
- Won first regular season game on 10/16 vs. Bridgeport Sound Tigers, 2-1
- Brody Sutter and MacKenzie Weegar each recorded a goal and an assist
- Reto Berra made 17 saves on 18 shots in his Thunderbirds debut
University of Denver (NCAA), Center
Season stats: 4 games, 2 goals, 1 assist, 3 points
- Went without a point on 10/14 vs. Boston University
- Scored 2 goals and added an assist on an empty-netter on 10/15 vs. Boston University. One goal came on the power play and it also served as the game-winner.
- The 3-point effort included his first career NCAA goal, his first career assist, his first career multi-point and multi-goal game.
University of Maine (NCAA), Center
Season stats: 4 games, 2 goals, 2 assists, 4 points
- Scored a goal and added 1 assist on 10/14 vs. Quinnipiac and went without a point on 10/15.
Blainville-Boisbriand Armada (QMJHL), Goaltender
Season stats: 5 games, 5-0-0 record, 0.97 GAA, .960 SV%
- Named 2nd star of the week in the QMJHL for 10/3 through 10/9
- Allowed 1 goal on 25 shots on 10/10 vs. Victoriaville
- Allowed 2 goals on 29 shots on 10/12 vs. Saint John
Peterborough Petes (OHL), Center
Season stats: 9 games, 3 goals, 5 assists, 8 points
- 1 goal, 1 assist, 6 shots on 10/13 vs. Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds
- 0 points on 10/14 vs. Oshawa
- 1 goal (empty-netter), 1 assist on 10/16 vs. Owen Sound
Kitchener Rangers (OHL), Left Wing
Season stats: 8 games, 4 goal, 14 assists, 18 points
- 1 goal, 3 assists, 7 shots on 10/10 vs. Guelph Storm
- 2 assists on 10/14 vs. Saginaw
- 1 goal, 2 assists, 8 shots on 10/15 vs. Owen Sound
- 1 goal, 2 assists on 10/16 vs. Guelph Storm
- Leads the OHL in assists with 14 and is 2nd in points with 18
University of North Dakota (NCAA), Right Wing
Season stats: 3 games, 0 goals, 2 assists, 2 points
- Tallied his 2nd assist of the season (primary) on 10/15 against RPI.
St. Lawrence University (NCAA), Defenseman
Season stats: 4 games, 1 goal, 1 assist, 2 points
- Recorded first NCAA point, an assist, on 10/14 vs. New Hampshire
- Scored first NCAA goal on 10/15 vs. Merrimack
Oshawa Generals (OHL), Defenseman
Season stats: 8 games, 1 goal, 4 assists, 5 points
- Scored his first goal of the season on 10/14 vs. Peterborough…also recorded an assist.
- Recorded an assist on 10/16 vs. Sudbury