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Prospects Report: Oct. 7, 2009

by William Yoder / 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.

John Moore, D

18 years old, 6-2, 195 (Winnetka, Illinois)
Selected in the first round, 21st overall, in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft

Playing in his first game for the Kitchener Rangers, Moore scored two goals including a third period shot that tied the game with only 13 seconds remaining in regulation. The Rangers went on to win the game in overtime. In his first two games with Kitchener Moore has tallied an assist to go with two goals and a -2 plus/minus rating.

Brent Regner, D

20 years old, 6-0, 170 (Westlock, Alberta)
Selected in the fifth round, 137th overall, in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft

Regner assisted the Syracuse Crunch's only two goals against W-B/Scranton Saturday night as Syracuse went on to lose their first game of the season. In 70 games last year for the Vancouver Giants of the Western Hockey League, Regner scored 15 goals to go along with 52 assists for a total of 67 points. The defensemen also finished +65 on the year for Vancouver.

Matt Calvert, LW

19 years old, 5-10, 182 (Brandon, Manitoba)
Selected in the fifth round, 127th overall, in 2008 NHL Entry Draft

Calvert has gone scoreless with -2 plus/minus in his first two games for the Brandon Wheat Kings of the Western Hockey League. Last season Calvert tallied 28 goals with 39 assists for a total of 67 points while finishing at +10 in 58 games for the Wheat Kings.

Thomas Kubalik, C

19 years old, 6-2, 189 (Plzen, Czech Republic)
Selected in the fifth round, 135th overall, in 2008 NHL Entry Draft

In two games last week for the Victoriaville Tigers, Kubalik was +2 and registered two assists. Through seven games this season, Kubalik has scored three goals to go with four assists. This is the 19-year-old centers first year playing for the Tigers of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League after previously playing for Plzen HC in the Czech Republic.

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