Welcome to the 78th edition of the Panthers Prospect Update. Here, we’ll recap the past week of hockey (12/18 – 12/24) for Panthers prospects and players in college, juniors, international leagues, and the Springfield Thunderbirds, the team’s AHL affiliate.
This week: 1-0-1
- 12/22 vs. Bridgeport Sound Tigers, 5-2 win
- Goals by: Curtis Valk, Anthony Greco (11, 12 EN), Rob Hamilton, Dryden Hunt
- 0/6 on the power play
- 31 saves on 33 shots by Sam Montembeault
- 12/23 vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, 2-1 SO loss
- Goals by: Alexandre Grenier (8)
- 1/3 on the power play
- 21 saves on 22 shots by Sam Montembeault
- With the holiday season upon us, the rest of the Panthers’ prospects were not in action this week.
- Aleksi Heponiemi was named to Finland’s final 2018 World Junior Championship roster. He will center the second line and skate on the second power play unit.