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Monthly Prospect Report: November 2018

We look at the Cleveland Monsters along with prospects of note

by BlueJackets.com Staff @BlueJacketsNHL / BlueJackets.com

Cleveland kicked off the 2018-19 season with three-straight wins and sits second in the North Division and fourth in the Eastern Conference with 13 points after the first month (6-3-1-0). The club's nine points recorded on the road (4-1- 1-0) are third-T in the American Hockey League and they rank fourth in goals against per contest (2.60).

C Zac Dalpe has notched 7-4-11 in 10 games to lead the club in scoring. LW Eric Robinson ranks second on the team and sixth-T among all AHL rookies in scoring with 4-4-8. D Gabriel Carlsson leads team blueliners in points with 1-5-6 in seven contests and G Matiss Kivlenieks has won both of his games played (0.50 GAA, .982 SV%, 1 SO).

PROSPECTS OF NOTE

C Zac Dalpe - leads Cleveland (AHL) in goals and points and ranks third-T in the AHL in goals and 11th-T in points with 7-4-11 in 10 contests. The forward, who was claimed off waivers by Columbus on Feb. 27, 2017 from Minnesota, kicked off the Monsters season with points in three-straight contests (4-2-6).

RW Trey Fix-Wolansky - leads the Western Hockey League in assists and ranks second in points with 11-21-32 in his first 17 games. Columbus' seventh-round pick, 204th overall, in the 2018 NHL Draft, the Oil Kings' captain has posted five-straight multi-point outings (5-9-14) and 11 multipoint contests overall.

RELATED: Fix-Wolansky is toying with the WHL

G Veini Vehvilainen - leads the Finnish league (Liiga) in wins, goalsagainst average, save percentage and shutouts with a 10-2-2 record, 1.21 GAA, .946 SV% and four shutouts. The Jackets' sixth-round selection, 173rd overall, in this past summer's draft, has allowed two goals or less in 13 of his 14 contests.

RELATED: CBJ goaltending prospect sits atop Liiga lists

Cleveland Monsters Stats
 
* Vitaly Abramov (RW) Cleveland AHL 9 2 2 4 5 2
Paul Bittner (LW) Cleveland AHL 8 2 5 7 4 2
Alex Broadhurst (C) Cleveland AHL 10 1 4 5 1 6
Gabriel Carlsson (D) Cleveland AHL 7 1 5 6 1 2
Ryan Collins (D) Cleveland AHL 9 0 1 1 2 6
Tommy Cross (D) Cleveland AHL 10 0 2 2 0 4
Zac Dalpe (C) Cleveland AHL 10 7 4 11 1 11
* Maxime Fortier (RW) Cleveland AHL 1 0 0 0 0 0
Nathan Gerbe (LW) Cleveland AHL 10 1 5 6 2 12
Mark Letestu (C) Cleveland AHL 7 4 1 5 1 2
Ryan MacInnis (C) Cleveland AHL 10 1 4 5 5 2
* Michael Prapavessis (D) Cleveland AHL 7 1 1 2 4 2
* Eric Robinson (LW) Cleveland AHL 10 4 4 8 2 2
Justin Scott (C) Cleveland AHL 9 2 1 3 -1 6
* Kole Sherwood (RW) Cleveland AHL 7 1 0 1 1 4
Blake Siebenaler (D) Cleveland AHL 3 0 0 0 -2 2
Dillon Simpson (D) Cleveland AHL 10 0 3 3 5 2
Doyle Somerby (D) Cleveland AHL 9 0 2 2 8 12
Kevin Stenlund (C) Cleveland AHL 8 2 2 4 3 2
Calvin Thurkauf (C) Cleveland AHL 3 0 0 0 1 2
Sam Vigneault (C) Cleveland AHL 9 0 0 0 3 12
Skater Team Lge GP G A Pts +/- PIM
Matiss Kivlenieks (G) Cleveland AHL 2 2-0-0 0.50 .982 1 120
Jean-Francois Berube (G) Cleveland AHL 7 3-3-1 3.01 .903 0 419
Goaltender Team Lge GP REC GAA SV% SO MIN
Other League Stats
Emil Bemstrom (F) Djurgarden SHL 13 7 3 10 2 4
Tim Berni (D) ZSC Lions NLA 14 0 2 2 -7 2
Jonathan Davidsson (RW) Djurgarden SHL 7 3 2 5 4 0
Trey Fix-Wolansky (RW) Edmonton WHL 17 11 21 32 11 14
Liam Foudy (C) London OHL 9 6 3 9 2 8
Vladislav Gavrikov (D) SKA KHL 22 2 5 7 13 6
Kale Howarth (C) UConn H-East 6 0 1 1 -2 4
Marcus Karlberg (W) Leksands IF Allsvenskan 8 1 1 2 0 4
  Leksands IF SuperElit 9 1 6 7 -2 20
Kirill Marchenko (W) SKA VHL 7 1 0 1 -2 2
  SKA MHL 12 5 11 16 13 4
Carson Meyer (RW) Ohio State Big10 6 4 3 7 0 6
Andrew Peeke (D) Notre Dame Big10 6 1 5 6 3 0
Robbie Stucker (D) Minnesota Big10 2 0 0 0 1 0
Alexandre Texier (C) KalPa Liiga 13 1 2 3 -5 4
Veeti Vainio (D) SaiPa Liiga 8 0 0 0 -3 4
Daniel Zaar (RW) Rogle BK SHL 11 1 5 6 6 4
Skater Team Lge GP G A Pts +/- PIM
Elvis Merzlikins (G) HC Lugano NLA 13 7-6-0 2.25 0.931 1 774
Daniil Tarasov (G) Toros VHL 10 6-3-1 2.18 0.912 0 524
Peter Thome (G) North Dakota NCHC 2 0-1-0 4.51 0.786 0 80
Veini Vehvilainen (G) Kärpät Liiga 14 10-2-2 1.21 0.946 4 844
Goaltender Team Lge GP REC GAA SV% SO MIN
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