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Islanders prospects three stars of the week

Each week newyorkislanders.com highlights three prospects

Monday, 12.19.2011 / 1:47 PM / News
By Cory Wright
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Islanders prospects three stars of the week
Each Monday, newyorkislanders.com will feature three top performances from the deep pool of Islanders prospects.

3. Brock Nelson -
Nelson continues to put up points with a strong exhibition performance last week against the Russian Red Stars. The University of North Dakota beat the Red Stars 5-1 as Nelson contributed a goal and an assist. He was named the game’s third star and also picked up two penalty minutes for tripping. Since the game was exhibition, Nelson finds himself in the third star slot this week. He has 22 points (14g/8a) in 18 NCAA games this season.

2. John Persson -
Persson added two points to his scoring lead on the Red Deer Rebels last week as his team finished with two wins and one loss. The Rebels beat the Regina Pats 2-1 on Saturday and Persson had the primary assist on the game-winning-goal. He didn’t record a tally in the team’s 4-2 win over Kootenay, but did score his 13th goal of the year in a 5-2 loss to Medicine Hat. Persson stands second on the team in goals, but his 36 points lead the way for Red Deer.

1. Kirill Kabanov - The Shawinigan Cataractes dominated their competition last week, winning all three of their games as Kabanov played an important role for the Quebec team. The Moscow native pocketed two assists in a 7-0 routing of Rouyn-Noranda and recorded a helper in a 3-1 win over Val-d’Or. Kabanov was held off the score-sheet in the Cataractes 4-1 win over Gatineau, but his valued playmaking in an undefeated week propels him to the number one spot. Kabanov’s three points brought his totals to 13 goals and 13 assists in 21 games.

SCHEDULE

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AWAY
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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 24 16 7 1 62 59 33
2 PIT 22 15 5 2 78 53 32
3 TBL 23 15 6 2 81 63 32
4 NYI 23 16 7 0 74 64 32
5 DET 23 13 5 5 69 58 31
6 BOS 24 14 9 1 61 58 29
7 TOR 22 11 8 3 70 67 25
8 FLA 21 9 6 6 45 53 24
9 WSH 22 10 8 4 63 59 24
10 NYR 22 10 8 4 63 62 24
11 OTT 22 10 8 4 60 59 24
12 NJD 23 9 10 4 57 68 22
13 PHI 22 8 11 3 59 69 19
14 CAR 22 7 12 3 52 65 17
15 BUF 23 7 14 2 39 73 16
16 CBJ 22 6 14 2 51 81 14

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 23 10 12 -5 22
B. Nelson 23 10 10 5 20
K. Okposo 23 5 15 -1 20
R. Strome 23 4 13 8 17
J. Boychuk 21 2 12 7 14
F. Nielsen 23 5 7 5 12
N. Kulemin 23 4 7 0 11
N. Leddy 23 5 5 9 10
M. Grabovski 20 4 5 4 9
J. Bailey 15 3 4 4 7
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 11 4 0 .923 2.20
C. Johnson 5 3 0 .873 3.42

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