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Monthly Prospect Report: December 2018

We look at the Cleveland Monsters along with prospects of note

by BlueJackets.com Staff @BlueJacketsNHL / BlueJackets.com

Cleveland sits third in the North Division and seventh-T in the Eastern Conference with an 11-8-3-0 record (25 pts,) after the first two months. The team is 5-5-2-0 (12 pts.) at home and 6-3-1-0 (13 pts.) on the road.

C Zac Dalpe continues to lead the club in scoring with 13-12-25 in 21 games, ranking third-T in the AHL in goals and sixth in points.

LW Nathan Gerbe leads the Monsters in assists and ranks second-T in points (3-14-17).

D Tommy Cross leads team blueliners in points with 2-8-10 in 22 contests.

 

PROSPECTS OF NOTE

LW Eric Robinson is second-T in the AHL among rookies with 9-8- 17 in 22 games. The forward, who signed an entry level contract with the Jackets on Mar. 26, 2018 after serving as the captain at Princeton, is second on the Cleveland Monsters in goals and points (tied) in his first year as a pro.

F Emil Bemstrom leads the Swedish Hockey League (SHL) in goals and power play goals (seven) with 12-4-16, while averaging 13:00 TOI in his first 21 games with Djurgarden this season. The 19-yearold was Columbus' fourth round pick, 117th overall, in the 2017 NHL Draft.

RELATED: Bemström Lights the Lamp in SHL

C Liam Foudy ranks second-T on the London Knights (Ontario Hockey League) in goals and points with 13-11-24 in 22 outings. The Jackets' first-round selection, 18th overall, in this past summer's draft, has collected points in the pastnine-straight games (7-8-15).

CLEVELAND MONSTERS STATS
Vitaly Abramov (RW) Cleveland AHL 20 3 4 7 3 8
Paul Bittner (LW) Cleveland AHL 20 4 11 15 11 4
Alex Broadhurst (C) Cleveland AHL 21 3 9 12 -3 8
Gabriel Carlsson (D) Cleveland AHL 17 1 6 7 -3 2
Adam Clendening (D) Cleveland AHL 7 2 6 8 6 28
Ryan Collins (D) Cleveland AHL 14 0 1 1 -5 8
Tommy Cross (D) Cleveland AHL 22 2 8 10 -5 18
Zac Dalpe (C) Cleveland AHL 21 13 12 25 6 27
Nathan Gerbe (LW) Cleveland AHL 22 3 14 17 -2 12
Mark Letestu (C) Cleveland AHL 18 8 5 13 -2 2
Ryan MacInnis (C) Cleveland AHL 22 1 6 7 -2 11
Sonny Milano (LW) Cleveland AHL 11 5 6 11 -11 8
Michael Prapavessis (D) Cleveland AHL 7 1 1 2 4 2
Eric Robinson (LW) Cleveland AHL 22 9 8 17 7 6
Justin Scott (C) Cleveland AHL 15 3 1 4 -2 15
Kole Sherwood (RW) Cleveland AHL 10 2 2 4 -1 6
Blake Siebenaler (D) Cleveland AHL 11 0 1 1 -5 4
Dillon Simpson (D) Cleveland AHL 22 0 3 3 -3 8
Doyle Somerby (D) Cleveland AHL 20 1 2 3 8 14
Kevin Stenlund (C) Cleveland AHL 20 7 4 11 -7 4
Calvin Thurkauf (C) Cleveland AHL 13 1 0 1 -7 16
Sam Vigneault (C) Cleveland AHL 15 0 3 3 -1 12
Skater Team Lge GP G A Pts +/- PIM
Jean-Francois Berube (G) Cleveland AHL 15 7-6-2 3.17 .897 0 889
Matiss Kivlenieks (G) Cleveland AHL 7 2-1-1 3.84 .861 1 32
Goaltender Team Lge GP REC GAA SV% SO MIN
Other League Stats
Emil Bemstrom (F) Djurgarden SHL 21 12 4 16 8 4
Tim Berni (D) ZSC Lions NLA 20 0 5 5 -8 2
Jonathan Davidsson (RW) Djurgarden SHL 13 6

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9 9 8
Trey Fix-Wolansky (RW) Edmonton WHL 30 19 38 57 19 20
Liam Foudy (C) London OHL 22 13 11 24 16 14
Vladislav Gavrikov (D) SKA KHL 32 3 8 11 28 6
Kale Howarth (C) UConn H-East 15 2 2 4 -4 21
Marcus Karlberg (W) Leksands IF Allsvenskan 21 1 4 5 -4 4
  Leksands IF SuperElit 9 1 6 7 -2 20
Kirill Marchenko (W) SKA VHL 13 2 1 3 -3 2
  SKA MHL 12 5 11 16 13 4
Carson Meyer (RW) Ohio State Big10 16 4 6 10 0 10
Andrew Peeke (D) Notre Dame Big10 15 1 9 10 9 6
Robbie Stucker (D) Minnesota Big10 7 0 0 0 3 0
Alexandre Texier (C) KalPa Liiga 23 3 9 12 -7 8
Veeti Vainio (D) SaiPa Liiga 8 0 0 0 -3 4
Daniel Zaar (RW) Rogle BK SHL 21 4 10 14 10 8
Skater Team Lge GP G A Pts +/- PIM
Elvis Merzlikins (G) HC Lugano NLA 21 10-9-0 2.28 0.927 12 1,261
Daniil Tarasov (G) Toros VHL 15 10-4-1 2.02 0.915 0 802
Peter Thome (G) North Dakota NCHC 6 1-3-0 3.75 0.838 0 256
Veini Vehvilainen (G) Kärpät Liiga 18 13-2-3 1.38 0.940 4 1,089
Goaltender Team Lge GP REC GAA SV% SO MIN
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