NYI WEEKLY PROSPECT WATCH: JANUARY 5-11

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NYI WEEKLY PROSPECT WATCH: JANUARY 5-11

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Name: Emil Axelsson
Position: Defenseman
Team: Arboga (10-0-3-0-21)*
League: HockeyAllsvenskan (SWE)
Acquired: Islanders 2004 seventh-round draft pick (210th overall)
Stats to date: Games Played (31), Goals (1), Assists (4), Points (5), PIM (79)
Update: Axelsson compiled four penalty minutes in a 2-1 loss to Vasteras on Sunday.


 
Name: Sean Bergenheim
Position: Center
Team: Frolunda (13-1-7-1-18)*
League: SuperElit (SWE)
Acquired: Islanders 2002 first-round draft pick (22nd overall)
Stats to date: Games Played (21), Goals (7), Assists (9), Points (16), PIM (30)
Update: Bergenheim scored a goal in a 2-1 loss to Djurgardens on Saturday and added an assist on Monday in a 3-2 win over HV 71.


 
Name: Robin Figren
Position: Left Wing
Team: Calgary (24-16-0-3)^
League: WHL
Acquired: Islanders 2006 third-round draft pick (70th overall)
Stats to date: Games Played (35), Goals (8), Assists (9), Points (17), PIM (38)
Update: In a 7-6 win over Lethbridge on Saturday, Figren scored the first goal of the game on the power play.


 
Name: Denis Grebeshkov
Position: Defenseman
Team: Yaroslavl (14-1-6-1-14)*
League: Russian Super League
Acquired: Traded from Los Angeles on March 8, 2006
Stats to date: Games Played (29), Goals (3), Assists (8), Points (11), PIM (47)
Update: Grebeshkov did not tally any points in one game this week.


 
Name: Shea Guthrie
Position: Wing
Team: Clarkson (13-5-1, ECACHL (5-2-0)
League: ECACHL
Acquired: Islanders 2005 third-round draft pick (76th overall)
Stats to date: GP (18), Goals (5), Assists (12), Points (17), PIM (20)
Update: Clarkson did not play this week. They return to the ice this weekend against Colgate and Cornell.


 
Name: Jesse Joensuu
Position: Wing
Team: Assat (11-22-5)
League: Extraliga (FIN)
Acquired: 2006 second-round draft pick (60th overall)
Stats to date: Games Played (34), Goals (6), Assists (12), Points (18)
Update: Joensuu earned the primary assist on the game-winning goal against SaiPa on Saturday.


 
Name: Kim Johansson
Position: Center
Team: Malmo (0-1-1)!
League: J20 SuperElit (SWE)
Acquired: Islanders 2006 fifth-round draft pick (141st overall)
Stats to date: Games Played (1), Goals (0), Assists (0), Points (0), PIM (27)
Update: Johansson did not record a point in the one round-robin loss this week.


 
Name: Dustin Kohn
Position: Defenseman
Team: Brandon (21-14-2-6)^
League: WHL
Acquired: Islanders 2005 second-round draft pick (46th overall)
Stats to date: Games Played (34), Goals (2), Assists (29), Points (31), PIM (49)
Update: Kohn did not earn a point in either Calgary's win or shootout loss.
 
 
 
Name: Andrew MacDonald
Position: Defenseman
Team: Moncton (28-15-1-1)^
League: QMJHL
Acquired: Islanders 2006 sixth-round draft pick (160th overall)
Stats to date: Games Played (40), Goals (10), Assists (30), Points (40), PIM (53)
Update: Moncton fell behind 2-0 to St. John's last Friday, but came back to win 4-3. McDonald tallied an assist in the game.  He then netted his tenth goal of the season the following night in a 6-5 loss to Cape Breton.
 
 

Name: Tomas Marcinko
Position: Center
Team: Barrie (29-10-0-1)^
League: OHL
Acquired: Islanders 2006 fourth-round draft pick (114th overall)
Stats to date: Games Played (31), Goals (11), Assists (13), Points (24), PIM (36)
Update: Marcinko did not play in games this week for first-place Barrie.

 

Name: Tyrell Mason
Position: Defensemen
Team: Clarkson (13-5-1, ECACHL 5-2-0)
League: ECACHL
Acquired: Islanders 2005 sixth-round draft pick (180th overall)
Stats to date: Games Played (19), Goals (0), Assists (7), Points (7), PIM (32)
Update: Clarkson did not play this week. They return to the ice this weekend against Colgate and Cornell.

 

Name: Troy Mattila
Position: Left Wing
Team: Chicago (5-23-1)
League: USHL
Acquired: Islanders 2006 seventh-round draft pick (190th overall)
Stats to date: Games Played (29), Goals (4), Assists (5), Points (9), PIM (8)
Update: Mattila did not record a point in three Chicago losses this week.


 
Name: Ryan O'Marra
Position: Center
Team: Saginaw (25-13-0-2)^
League: OHL
Acquired: Islanders 2005 first-round draft pick (15th overall)
Stats to date: Games Played (20), Goals (11), Assists (8), Points (19), PIM (39)
Update: O'Marra did not play in any games this week because he was returning from the World Junior Championship where Canada captured gold.

 

Name: Wes O'Neill
Position: Defenseman
Team: Notre Dame (17-4-1, 11-2-1 CCHA)
League: CCHA
Acquired: Islanders 2004 fourth-round draft pick (114th overall)
Stats to date: Games Played (20), Goals (0), Assists (10), Points (10), PIM (24)
Update: O'Neill's Notre Dame extended their winning streak to seven games last Friday, before falling in the second game against Robert Morris. Notre Dame is ranked fifth in the country.
 
 
 
Name: Kyle Okposo
Position: Right Wing
Team: Minnesota (19-1-3, 11-0-3 WCHA)
League: WCHA
Acquired: Islanders 2006 first-round draft pick (7th overall)
Stats to date: Games Played (19), Goals (15), Assists (9), Points (24), PIM (14)
Update: Minnesota's unbeaten streak extended to 22 games last week after a weekend sweep over Minnesota State. Okposo tallied an assist in the 1-0 win on Sunday.

 

Name: Rhett Rakhshani
Position: Right Wing
Team: Denver (15-7-2, 9-5-2 WCHA)
League: WCHA
Acquired: Islanders 2006 fourth-round draft pick (100th overall)
Stats to date: Games Played (24), Goals (4), Assists (19), Points (23), PIM (20)
Update: Rakhshani had two assists in a 4-1 win over conference rival Wisconsin last Friday. Denver then lost the following night to Denver 4-0.


 
Name: Stefan Ridderwall
Position: Goaltender
Team: Djurgardens (3-1-0)!
League: J20 SuperElit (SWE)
Acquired: Islanders 2006 sixth-round draft pick (173rd overall)
Stats to date: GAA (1.32), SV% (.944)

Update: Djurgardens began 3-1-0 in round-robin play for the playoffs. Ridderwall went 2-1-0 in three games and is once again among the league leaders in goals against average and save percentage.
 

 
Name: Doug Rogers
Position: Center
Team: Harvard (7-10-0, 5-7-0 ECACHL)
League: ECACHL
Acquired: Islanders 2006 fourth-round draft pick (100th overall)
Stats to date: Games Played (17), Goals (4), Assists (9), Points (13), PIM (14)
Update: Rogers scored a goal in a 3-2 win over Union on Saturday.


 
Name: Shane Sims
Position: Defenseman
Team: Des Moines (16-9-3)
League: USHL
Acquired: Islanders 2006 fifth-round draft pick (126th overall)
Stats to date: Games Played (27), Goals (6), Assists (8), Points (14) PIM (55)
Update: Sims totaled a goal and two assists in one win and two losses this week by Des Moines.


 
Name: Igor Volkov
Position: Forward
Team: Ufa (18-0-9-1-8)*
League: Russian Super League
Acquired: Islanders 2003 eighth-round draft pick (246th overall)
Stats to date: Games Played (36), Goals (9), Assists (9), Points (18), PIM (34)
Update: Volkov did not record a point in Ufa's loss this week.


 
Name: Jase Weslosky
Position: Goaltender
Team: St. Cloud State (14-3-3, 8-3-3 WCHA)
League: WCHA
Acquired: Islanders 2006 fourth-round draft pick (108th overall)
Stats to date: Record (4-0-0), GAA (1.00), SV% (.961)

Update: Weslosky remained perfect on the season, stopping all 20 shots against Alaska-Anchorage on Saturday.
 

 
 
* In the Russian Super League and the Swedish Elite League, the points system is as follows: Wins (3 pts.)-OT Wins (2 pts.)-Ties (1 pt.)-OT Losses (1 pt.)-Losses (0 pts.).

^ In the WHL, OHL and QMJHL, the points system is as follows: Wins (2 pts.)-Losses (0 pts.)-OT Losses (1 pt.)-Shootout Losses (1 pt.).

! The Swedish junior leagues have begun the playoffs. The top 16 teams, including Ridderwall's Djurgardens are competing in a round-robin format in order to reach the final eight. Johansson's Malmo team is in the relegation round.

 

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- December 1-7

- November 24-30

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- November 10-16

- November 3-9

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