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Canucks Future Watch: 10.20.14

by Tyson Giuriato / Vancouver Canucks

Darren Archibald was held off the scoresheet this week. The physical winger is looking to build off back-to-back 22-point seasons.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Left Wing Utica Comets AHL 4 0 0 0 20 E

Cole Cassels remains red-hot as his strong season continues. He currently sits fourth in the OHL scoring race.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Centre Oshawa Generals OHL 11 4 16 20 25 13

Frank Corrado was recalled by the Canucks on Saturday after playing in San Antonio with the Comets on Friday night.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Defence Utica Comets AHL 3 0 0 0 2 -1

Joacim Eriksson has gotten off to a solid start this season. He stopped 28-of-29 shots in a 1-0 loss to Texas on Saturday.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP W L T GAA SV%
Goaltender Utica Comets AHL 2 0 1 1 1.91 .930

Alex Friesen is currently sidelined with an injury. The winger was looking to build off his finish from last season in which he had 18 points in the final 20 games.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Centre Utica Comets AHL 1 0 0 0 0 0

Brendan Gaunce has been the best all-around player on the Comets through four games. Strong on the forecheck and playing the wing has allowed him to be more creative in the offensive zone.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Left Wing Utica Comets AHL 4 1 2 3 0 +3

Alex Grenier was held off the scoresheet in his one appearance this past weekend. The 6-foot-4, 210-pounder is coming off a breakout 17-goal season in 2013-14.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Right Wing Utica Comets AHL 3 1 2 3 0 +2

Bo Horvat was assigned to the Comets on a conditioning stint, where he can play up to six games with the team.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Centre Utica Comets AHL 0 0 0 0 0 0

Nicklas Jensen has once again gotten off to a slow start in terms of points. He is getting the chances, but hasn't been able to find the back of the net, yet.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Right Wing Utica Comets AHL 4 0 0 0 0 -3

Kellan Lain was held off the scoresheet in two games this past weekend. The 6-foot-6 forward is entering his second full season in the AHL.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Centre Utica Comets AHL 2 0 0 0 2 0

Jacob Markstrom has allowed just one goal in two games of work so far this season. Small sample size, but the 6-foot-6 tender is on his game to start the season.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP W L T GAA SV%
Goaltender Utica Comets AHL 2 2 0 0 0.50 .981

Jared McCann had four points in three games last week. After missing the first four games with mono, the 2014 first-rounder has been a consistent scoring threat for a very good Greyhounds team.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Centre Soo Greyhounds OHL 6 4 5 9 4 +2

Hunter Shinkaruk has two assists through his first four professional games. Head coach Travis Green has praised his compete level and likes how the 2013 first-rounder thinks the game.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Left Wing Utica Comets AHL 4 0 2 2 0 0

Jordan Subban might be playing himself into an invite to the Canadian World Junior Camp. Has six points in his last three games and leads all OHL blueliners in scoring.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Defence Belleville Bulls OHL 10 4 8 12 12 +2

Jake Virtanen has been cleared for contact and should make his season debut this coming weekend.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Left Wing Calgary Hitmen WHL 0 0 0 0 0 0


Mike Zalewski has only appeared in one game so far this season as the Comets have been shuffling players in and out of the lineup.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Left Wing Utica Comets AHL 1 0 0 0 0 +1
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