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Prospect three stars of the week

Nilsson, Marcinko and Kichton the top three performers of the week

Monday, 01.23.2012 / 3:35 PM / News
By Cory Wright
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Prospect three stars of the week
First Star – Anders Nilsson
Nilsson picked up right where Kevin Poulin left off. The Swedish goalie has won his last four games allowing seven goals over that span. Last week, the Sound Tigers only played one game, Saturday against the Adirondack Phantoms, and Nilsson made 37 saves in a 2-1 win. Nilsson has the highest save percentage of all rookie goaltenders in the AHL (.913) and a record of 9-6-1 this season.

Second Star – Tomas Marcinko
Marcinko scored the game-winning goal Saturday against the Adirondack Phantoms, powering the Sound Tigers to a 2-1 win. Thanks to Marcinko’s tally, Bridgeport continues to surge and they have won eight straight games. The Slovakian winger has points in his last two games (1g/1a), and both were in big spots, as he assisted on Trevor Frischmon’s game-winner Jan. 14, against Providence. Marcinko has five goals and seven assists this season.

Third Star – Brenden Kichton
Kichton continues to lead WHL defensemen in scoring with nine goals and 38 assists (47 points) in 44 games. Last week, Kichton scored the game-winner Friday against Tri-City in a 3-1 win. He followed it up with a dominant performance Saturday, scoring a goal and two assists in a 5-2 win over Portland. Kichton was held without a point in the Sunday rematch, but Spokane won 6-1. The Chiefs went 3-1 in four games last week.

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 PIT 31 21 6 4 99 71 46
2 TBL 33 20 10 3 110 87 43
3 NYI 31 21 10 0 99 89 42
4 DET 32 17 7 8 92 80 42
5 MTL 33 20 11 2 88 82 42
6 TOR 32 19 10 3 110 91 41
7 FLA 30 14 8 8 68 76 36
8 WSH 31 15 10 6 91 85 36
9 BOS 32 16 13 3 81 83 35
10 NYR 29 15 10 4 89 79 34
11 OTT 31 13 12 6 82 86 32
12 CBJ 31 13 15 3 76 100 29
13 PHI 31 11 14 6 81 92 28
14 BUF 32 13 17 2 62 100 28
15 NJD 33 11 16 6 74 96 28
16 CAR 31 9 19 3 66 88 21

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 31 12 15 -5 27
K. Okposo 31 7 20 -3 27
B. Nelson 31 13 11 4 24
R. Strome 31 6 15 10 21
F. Nielsen 31 6 11 0 17
N. Leddy 31 5 10 7 15
J. Boychuk 21 2 12 7 14
M. Grabovski 28 5 7 4 12
N. Kulemin 31 5 7 -3 12
T. Hickey 30 2 9 1 11
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 16 6 0 .917 2.35
C. Johnson 5 4 0 .868 3.59

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