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Prospects Alexander Romanov, Jesse Ylönen and Allan McShane made some noise in their respective leagues

by Pierre-Antoine Mercier. Translated by Matt Cudzinowski. @CanadiensMTL / canadiens.com

BROSSARD - Here's a quick look at how a few of the Canadiens' prospects performed during the last week.

Alexander Romanov

The 19-year-old defenseman, who plays with CSKA Moscow (KHL), collected his first points of the season over the last week.

First off, Romanov assisted on a pair of goals in a 9-3 win over Spartak Moscow on October 1. A second-round selection of the Canadiens (38th overall) in 2018, Romanov also finished the night with a plus-3 differential while logging 15:23 of ice time.

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The young Russian also registered his name on the scoresheet on October 5 with an assist in a 6-1 victory over Dynamo Riga. 

Through 14 games this season, Romanov has three assists, which matches his career-high in 43 games with CSKA last year. He also boasts a plus-7 differential.

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Romanov and CSKA currently sit atop the KHL standings with a record of 11-2-1.

Jesse Ylönen

After a relatively quiet September with one goal and two assists in six games, Ylönen has stepped things up since the start of October.

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The 20-year-old forward, who was selected in the second round (35th overall) in 2018, scored twice and picked up a helper in three games with the Finnish Elite League's Lahti Pelicans.

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In nine games this season, Ylönen has three goals and six points, along with 43 shots on goal.

The Pelicans are 4-3-2 during the 2019-20 campaign.

Allan McShane

The 19-year-old forward continued his excellent start to the season with the OHL's Oshawa Generals. McShane registered five assists in three games last week. 

The Collingwood, ON native, who was selected in the fourth round (97th overall) in 2018, amassed three assists in a 6-3 win over the Hamilton Bulldogs on October 5.

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In seven games, McShane has three goals and 11 points. He has also won 65.69% of his faceoffs.

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McShane and the Generals are still undefeated on the year. They're the only OHL squad with a perfect record to date.

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