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PROSPECTS: Mitchell's Four-Point Weekend

Defenseman records four points in back-to-back vs. St. Cloud State

by Monterey Pepper @MontereyPepper

Every week, will keep you up to date with the top-performing prospects in their minor-league, junior, college or European team action. Full stats for each prospect will be updated weekly throughout the season HERE

1st Star: Ian Mitchell (NCHC)

The Line: 2GP, 1G, 3A

The University of Denver defenseman recorded four points (1G, 3A) in a back-to-back against St. Cloud State. Mitchell recorded a goal and two assists in Friday night's 6-3 win, as well as an assist in Saturday's 5-3 victory. The 21-year old is riding a four-game point streak and is second in team scoring with 18 points (4G, 14A). Mitchell's numbers earned him the title of the NCHC Defenseman of the Week.

Tweet from @DU_Hockey: This is Ian Mitchell at his best. #PioneerTogether

2nd Star: Michal Teply (WHL)

The Line: 2GP, 4A 

Teply tallied four helpers in his last two games played with the Winnipeg ICE after returning from World Juniors. The first came on a lone goal in Wednesday's 4-1 loss against the Medicine Hat Tigers. The winger contributed on three of the goals in Saturday's 6-0 blowout victory against the Red Deer Rebels. The 19-year-old sits third on the team in points with 34 (13G, 21A) and is currently riding a four-game point streak.

3rd Star: Brandon Hagel (AHL)

The Line: 3GP, 2G, 1A

Rockford IceHogs forward Brandon Hagel has notched two goals and one assist in his last three games. Hagel found twine twice in Wednesday's 4-1 victory over the Manitoba Moose and contributed to the lone goal in Saturday's 2-1 loss against the Milwaukee Admirals. The winger now leads the team in goals with 13 on the year.

Tweet from @goicehogs: Nilsson + Hagel = ELECTRIC ������������

Around the system:

  • Jacob Nilsson tallied four points (1G, 3A) over his last three games with the IceHogs.
  • Parker Foo scored two goals for Union College overhis last two games.
  • Ryan Shea had three assists over his last two games for Northeastern University. 
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