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Monthly Prospect Report: February 2019

We look at the Cleveland Monsters along with prospects of note

by BlueJackets.com Staff @BlueJacketsNHL / BlueJackets.com

Cleveland finished January sitting fifth in the North Division and 11th in the Eastern Conference with a 21-17-4-1 record (47 pts,).

The club is 10-9-3-0 (23 pts.) at home and 11-8-1-1 (24 pts.) on the road. LW Nathan Gerbe, who participated in the All-Star Classic on Jan. 28 in Springfield, Massachusetts, leads the Monsters in assists and points with 10-21-31, while C Zac Dalpe leads the team in goals with 15.

D Adam Clendening has been a point-per-game player, leading Cleveland blueliners in assists and points with 3-21-24 in 23 outings.

PROSPECTS OF NOTE

C Liam Foudy ranks third on the London Knights (OHL) in goals and points with 27-24-51 in 38 games. Columbus' first round selection, 18th overall, in the 2018 NHL Draft is riding active 10-game goal (12 goals) and 11-game point (12-8-20) streaks through January 31.

G Daniil Tarasov ranks sixth in Russia's junior league (VHL) in GAA and 10th in SV% (min. 15 GP) with a 15-4-2 record, 1.65 GAA and .931 SV%, allowing two goals or less in 17-of-21 outings. The 19-year-old was CBJ's third round pick, 86th overall, in the 2017 NHL Draft.

C Alexandre Texier leads KalPa (Liiga) in assists and points with 7-20- 27 in 39 games this season. The Jackets' second round selection, 45th overall, in the 2017 NHL Draft notched 3-8-11 over the final eight games of January, including an active six-game point streak (3-6-9).

Cleveland Monsters Stats
 
Vitaly Abramov (RW) Cleveland AHL 41 7 9 16 1 22
Paul Bittner (LW) Cleveland AHL 28 5 14 19 8 4
Alex Broadhurst (C) Cleveland AHL 41 8

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27 -7 8
Gabriel Carlsson (D) Cleveland AHL 37 1 8 9 -3 8
Adam Clendening (D) Cleveland AHL 23 3 21 24 15 72
Ryan Collins (D) Cleveland AHL 28 1 2 3 -6 16
Tommy Cross (D) Cleveland AHL 43 2 15 17 -13 44
Zac Dalpe (C) Cleveland AHL 33 15 14 29 0 31
Maxime Fortier (RW) Cleveland AHL 6 1 2 3 2 2
Nathan Gerbe (LW) Cleveland AHL 40 10 21 31 0 28
Mark Letestu (C) Cleveland AHL 39 13 13 26 -4 12
Ryan MacInnis (C) Cleveland AHL 39 2 10 12 1 24
Sonny Milano (LW) Cleveland AHL 24 10 11 21 -13 18
Michael Prapavessis (D) Cleveland AHL 19 1 3 4 -2 6
Eric Robinson (LW) Cleveland AHL 39 11 11 22 2 10
Justin Scott (C) Cleveland AHL 36 7 7 14 2 37
Kole Sherwood (RW) Cleveland AHL 27 7 3 10 -7 24
Blake Siebenaler (D) Cleveland AHL 17 1 1 2 -11 6
Dillon Simpson (D) Cleveland AHL 42 0 5 5 -6 12
Doyle Somerby (D) Cleveland AHL 34 4 2 6 2 25
Kevin Stenlund (C) Cleveland AHL 35 9 7 16 -9 10
Calvin Thurkauf (C) Cleveland AHL 18 1 0 1 -7 18
Sam Vigneault (C) Cleveland AHL 29 1 7 8 -3 16
Skater Team Lge GP G A Pts +/- PIM
Matiss Kivlenieks (G) Cleveland AHL 11 4-2-2 3.28 .886 0 568
Jean-Francois Berube (G) Cleveland AHL 29 13-13-3 3.13 .891 0 1,649
Goaltender Team Lge GP REC GAA SV% SO MIN
Other League Stats
Emil Bemstrom (F) Djurgarden SHL 33 18 10 28 9 6
Tim Berni (D) ZSC Lions NLA 30 0 6 6 -7 6
Jonathan Davidsson (RW) Djurgarden SHL 30 10 10 20 8 12
Trey Fix-Wolansky (RW) Edmonton WHL 48 25 52 77 21 38
Liam Foudy (C) London OHL 41 27 24 51 34 22
Vladislav Gavrikov (D) SKA KHL 52 5 13 18 43 10
Kale Howarth (C) UConn H-East 25 3 4 7 -9 27
Marcus Karlberg (W) Leksands IF Allsvenskan 36 1 6 7 0 8
  Leksands IF SuperElit 12 3 8 11 2 22
Kirill Marchenko (W) SKA VHL 18 2 1 3 -3 2
  SKA MHL 15 6 13 19 13 4
Carson Meyer (RW) Ohio State Big10 24 6 10 16 2 16
Andrew Peeke (D) Notre Dame Big10 25 2 13 15 2 16
Robbie Stucker (D) Minnesota Big10 17 0 3 3 6 4
Alexandre Texier (C) KalPa Liiga 39 7 20 27 -6 28
Veeti Vainio (D) SaiPa Liiga 8 0 0 0 -3 4
Daniel Zaar (RW) Rogle BK SHL 37 7 15 22 9 16
Skater Team Lge GP G A Pts +/- PIM
Elvis Merzlikins (G) HC Lugano NLA 33 16-15-0 2.52 .918 2 1,977
Daniil Tarasov (G) Toros VHL 21 15-4-2 1.65 .931 2 1,166
Peter Thome (G) North Dakota NCHC 6 1-3-0 3.75 .838 0 256
Veini Vehvilainen (G) Kärpät Liiga 30 19-6-5 1.42 .940 5 1,813
Goaltender Team Lge GP REC GAA SV% SO MIN
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