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Prospects Report: Nov. 18, 2009

by Blue Jackets Staff / Columbus Blue Jackets

Every Wednesday throughout the 2009-10 season, will bring you the "Prospect Report" to keep Columbus fans updated on the next wave of Blue Jackets players.

David Savard, D
18 years old, 6-1, 200 pounds (St. Hyacinthe, PQ)
Selected in the fourth round, 94th overall, in the 2009 Entry Draft

Last week, Savard contributed two points in two loses for the Moncton Wildcats of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. In Wednesday's game against the Rimouski Oceanic, Savard scored one goal on three shots for his team, but the Wildcats lost 5-4. In Friday's match against the Hailfax Mooseheads, Savard added an assist on the Wildcats lone goal as they fell 2-1. Through 20 games this season, he has three goals and 16 assists for a total of 19 points, and a +4 plus/minus rating.

Thomas Larkin, D

18 years old, 6-5, 221 pounds (Cocquio Trevusago, Italy)
Selected in the fifth round, 137th overall, in the 2009 Entry Draft

Larkin was named the ECAC Hockey Rookie of the Week for the week of November 10. He earned the award largely for his role in Colgate's come from behind victory over Harvard, where he scored the Raiders first goal on the night and later contributed an assist. Through nine games this season, Larking has one goal and five assists for six points, and a +2 plus/minus rating.

Kevin Lynch, F

18 years old, 6-1, 198 pounds (Grosse Pointe, MI)
Selected in the second round, 56th overall, in the 2009 Entry Draft

Lynch has played an important role on the University of Michigan team who despite starting with a 6-2-0 record, now sit at 6-6-0 on the season after three consecutive losses. A Michigan native, Lynch has played in 10 games for the Wolverines this season while contributing one assist, 14 penalty minutes and has a -1 plus/minus rating.

Kyle Neuber, RW

20 years old, 6-2, 215 pounds (Sarnia, ON)
Selected in the seventh round, 197th overall, in the 2009 Entry Draft

Neuber has helped the Sarnia Sting of the Ontario Hockey League to a 10-12-1 record this season. In 16 games played, Neuber has contributed two goals and two assists for four points while also earning 43 penalty minutes, and a -2 plus/minus rating.

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