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Canucks Future Watch: 2.15.16

by Tyson Giuriato / Vancouver Canucks

Hunter Shinkaruk hit the 20-goal mark, highlighting a solid week of production for some Canucks prospects.


Brock Boeser netted a goal and assist on Friday night before being held off the scoresheet 48 hours later. Saturday marked only the second time in his past 18 games he has been held without a point.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Right Wing North Dakota NCAA 28 19 14 33 16 +23

Thatcher Demko stopped 62-of-70 shots this past weekend, picking up a win and a tie. Saturday marked the first time this season Demko has allowed over four goals in a game.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP W L T GAA SV%
Goaltender Boston College NCAA 28 20 4 4 1.80 .935

Alex Friesen finished with three shots on goal on Tuesday night. He was called-up to the Canucks and is expected to make his NHL debut on Monday night.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Centre Utica Comets AHL 41 8 10 18 55 +2/td>

Brendan Gaunce had a productive week, scoring twice and setting up two others in three games. Gaunce had a goal in Tuesday’s loss to the Penguins, followed up by a goal and two helpers in Friday’s win over the Senators.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Left Wing Utica Comets AHL 37 14 14 28 12 +5

Alex Grenier is currently riding a four-game point streak after picking up four points (1-3-4) in three games this past week.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Right Wing Utica Comets AHL 45 7 17 24 36 -3

Ronalds Kenins had his most productive games of the season this past weekend, picking up two assists on Friday, before adding a goal and assist on Saturday night. Kenins also recorded his second career AHL fighting major, squaring off with Senators forward Travis Ewanyk on Friday night.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Left Wing Utica Comets AHL 15 1 5 6 25 -2

Hunter Shinkaruk became the third player in Comets history to reach the 20-goal mark for the season, tallying the milestone goal on Saturday night. Shinkaruk finished the week with two goals and one assist in three games.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Left Wing Utica Comets AHL 42 20 17 37 18 +6

Jordan Subban is currently on a four-game point streak as he tallied a goal and two assists during the week. Subban is third on the team in scoring and has a 10-point cushion for points among Comets blue-liners.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Defence Utica Comets AHL 41 8 19 27 25 -3

Mike Zalewski snapped a two-game point drought with a pair of assists in Saturday’s 5-2 win over the Phantoms. Zalewski has recorded 11 points (5-6-11) in his past 11 games.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Centre Utica Comets AHL 43 12 14 26 24 +12

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