Islanders Prospect Report

Victor Crus Rydberg, Jesse Graham and Adam Pelech highlight this week's prospect report.

Monday, 03.10.2014 / 1:38 PM ET / News
By Sarah Holzberg
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Islanders Prospect Report
Victor Crus Rydberg, Jesse Graham and Adam Pelech highlight this week\'s prospect report.
AMATEUR PROSPECTS

Victor Crus Rydberg: Crus Rydberg sinks the Saginaw Spirit during four-point week.


Victor Crus Rydberg had a four-point week for the Plymouth Whalers, scoring two goals and two assists in three games. Crus Rydberg was a force against the Saginaw Spirit, scoring once and setting up the game-winning goal in a 3-1 victory. The Islanders 2013 fifth-round pick was named the first star of the game. Crus Rydberg is now on a three-game point streak and has 37 points (12 goals, 25 assists) in 60 games this season.

WATCH: Crus Rydberg scores from an impossible angle

WATCH: Crus Rydberg postgame interview

Graham and Pelech dish out pucks, serve wins:


Jesse Graham of the Saginaw and Spirit and Adam Pelech of the Erie Otters had monster weeks for their respective teams, combining for 13 assists. Graham dished the puck for seven assists in two games against the Sarnia Sting and Windsor Spitfires. The Islanders sixth-round pick in 2012 had four helpers in a 5-2 win over Sarnia on Mar. 4 and followed it up with a three-assist effort two days later in an 8-3 win against Windsor.  Pelech picked up six assists in three wins this week. The Islanders third-round pick in 2012 potted three assists in an 11-2 win over the Plymouth Whalers, two in a 6-1 win over Windsor and one in a 7-3 victory defeat of Kitchener.


PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATES

Bridgeport Sound Tigers:  26-27-2-4, 3rd in Northeast Division, 10th in Eastern Conference

The Bridgeport Sound Tigers dropped a two-game set against the St. John’s IceCaps over the weekend. Johan Sundstrom and Joey Martin scored on Friday, but the Sound Tigers comeback fell short, as they lost 3-2. The Sound Tigers lost again on Saturday, but managed to take a point in a 3-2 overtime loss. Scooter Vaughan and Aaron Ness scored in Saturday’s contest. Kevin Poulin was busy in both contests, stopping 35 shots on Friday and 34 on Saturday.

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Stockton Thunder: 27-22-0-6, 2nd in Pacific Division, 6th in Western Conference

The Stockton Thunder fell 3-2 in a shootout to the Utah Grizzlies on Saturday. The Thunder struck early, as Ryan Hayes scored on Stockton’s first shot of the game. Corey Trivino put the Thunder ahead 2-0, but Utah scored twice to force overtime and a shootout. The Grizzlies’ Phil Mangan scored the game-decider in the shootout.

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CANADIAN HOCKEY LEAGUE
PLAYER POS. HT. WT. BORN (BIRTHPLACE) 2013-14 TEAM GP G A P PIM
Burroughs, Kyle D 5'11 184 7/12/95 (Vancouver, BC) Regina (WHL) 58 8 32 40 70
Crus Rydberg, Victor F 5'11 186 3/21/95 (Maple, ON) Plymouth (OHL) 60 12 25 37 20
Graham, Jesse D 5'11 170 5/13/94 (Oshawa, ON) Niagara (OHL) 24 6 10 16 21
Saginaw (OHL)
40 5 30 35 22
Leduc, Loic D 6'6 213 6/14/94 (Mercier, QC) Cape Breton (QMJHL) 37 3 5 8 58

Rimouski Oceanic (QMJHL)

23

2 3 5 38
Pelech, Adam D 6'2 194 8/16/94 (Toronto, ON) Erie (OHL) 57 9 43 52 44
Pulock, Ryan
D 6'1 213 10/6/94 (Dauphin, MB) Brandon (WHL) 63 21 34 55 18
Reinhart, Griffin D 6'4 202 1/24/94 (W. Vancouver, BC) Edmonton (WHL) 42 3 17 20 53
 
NATIONAL COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
PLAYER POS. HT. WT. BORN (BIRTHPLACE) 2013-14 TEAM GP G A P PIM
Bischoff, Jake D 6'0 185 7/25/94 (Cambridge, MN) Minnesota (Big-10) 26 3 4 7 8
Cammarata, Taylor F 5'10 190 2/27/95 (Minneapolis, MN) Minnesota (Big-10) 32 9 12 21 6
Russo, Robbie D 6'0 189 2/15/93 (Westmount, IL) Notre Dame (CCHA) 21 4 11 15 8
Somerby, Doyle D 6'6 187 7/4/94 (Marblehead, MA) Boston U (H-East) 34 1
3
4
49
 
EUROPE
PLAYER POS. HT. WT. BORN (BIRTHPLACE) 2013-14 TEAM GP G A P PIM
Pokka, Ville D 6'0 206 6/3/94 (Tornio, FIN) Karpat (SM-liiga) 53 6 21 27 16
Petrov, Kirill
RW 6'3 198 4/13/90 (Kazan, RUS) Ak-Bars Kazan (KHL) 53 14 15 29 29
Ullstrom, David F 6'2
195 4/22/89 (Jonkoping, SWE) Yaroslavl Lokomotiv (KHL)
18 3 1 4 6
  Prague Lev (KHL) 27 5 6 11 10
Kabanov, Kirill F 6'2 199 7/16/91 (Moscow, RUS) MoDo (SHL) 12 6 2 8 2

GOALTENDERS
GOALTENDER HT. WT. BORN (BIRTHPLACE) 2013-14 TEAM GP W L OT SO GAA SV%
Koskinen, Mikko 6'6 205 7/18/88 (Vantaa, FIN) Novosibirsk Siber (KHL) 41 20 11 7 3 1.70 .939
McAdam, Eamon 6'2 189 9/24/94 (Doylestown, PA) Penn State (Big-10) 10 0 9 1 0 4.09 .882
Williams, Stephon 6'2 194 4/28/93 (Fairbanks, AK) Minnesota State (WCHA) 12 5 6 1 0 3.23 .862

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - MTL 76 47 21 8 200 169 102
2 x - NYR 75 47 21 7 228 177 101
3 TBL 76 46 23 7 244 198 99
4 NYI 77 45 27 5 235 215 95
5 PIT 75 41 23 11 207 188 93
6 DET 75 40 23 12 220 206 92
7 WSH 76 41 25 10 223 188 92
8 BOS 76 38 25 13 201 196 89
9 OTT 75 37 26 12 218 203 86
10 FLA 76 35 26 15 190 207 85
11 PHI 76 30 29 17 198 219 77
12 CBJ 75 36 35 4 207 232 76
13 NJD 76 31 33 12 168 194 74
14 CAR 75 28 36 11 174 204 67
15 TOR 76 28 42 6 198 244 62
16 BUF 75 20 47 8 144 254 48

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 77 34 43 -2 77
R. Strome 76 16 32 20 48
K. Okposo 55 16 31 -11 47
F. Nielsen 76 14 28 8 42
B. Nelson 77 19 22 7 41
A. Lee 71 23 16 10 39
J. Bailey 65 15 23 3 38
J. Boychuk 67 8 25 9 33
N. Leddy 73 10 21 14 31
T. Hamonic 67 5 26 16 31
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 36 16 2 .913 2.42
C. Johnson 8 8 1 .889 3.08

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