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Prospect three stars of the week

Cizikas, Nelson and Persson are top three performers of the week

Monday, 01.30.2012 / 4:37 PM / News
By Cory Wright
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Prospect three stars of the week
1st Star – Casey Cizikas
The Sound Tigers leading scorer had a phenomenal week, netting a whopping nine points (4g/5a) in three games. The team’s winning streak ended at eight games, but Bridgeport responded with two straight wins over Adirondack 6-2 and Syracuse 5-4. Cizikas scored two goals and one assist in the shootout loss to St. Johns, and potted one goal and two assists against Adirondack and Syracuse. With the exceptional week, Cizikas moves into 19th in AHL scoring with 14 goals and 24 assists this season. Tonight, he’ll represent the Sound Tigers in the 2012 AHL All-Star Classic in Atlantic City.

2nd Star – Brock Nelson
Nelson scored four points, with a goal and an assist in each of North Dakota’s games this weekend en route to a sweep of Wisconsin.  Nelson was also named the first star during Saturday’s 4-2 win. The Islanders first round pick in 2010 (30th overall) is tied for first in scoring on North Dakota and stands10th in WCHA scoring with 19 goals and 12 assists (31 points) in 27 games.

3rd Star – John Persson
Persson scored three points (2g/1a) in three Western Hockey League games last week and is riding a five-game point streak. Persson’s Red Deer Rebels won two of their three games, with the left-winger contributing a goal in Wednesday’s 4-2 win over Vancouver, a goal in Friday’s 3-2 victory over Tri-City and an assist in Saturday’s 3-2 loss to Brandon. The Isle’s fifth round pick in 2011 has had a consistent season, averaging almost a point-per-game (17g/27a) in 48 games.

Author: Cory Wright

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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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