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Canucks Future Watch: 2.17.15

by Tyson Giuriato / Vancouver Canucks

Jordan Subban has entered the Belleville record books as his stellar season continues.


Darren Archibald produced his third multi-point game of the season on Monday, scoring once and adding an assist in a 7-5 loss to Hamilton.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Left Wing Utica Comets AHL 44 7 8 15 73 +8

Cole Cassels had three points in two games this past weekend, but will now miss a pair of games after getting hit with a two-game suspension for his role in a line brawl on Friday night. He will be eligible to return on Saturday.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Centre Oshawa Generals OHL 43 23 44 67 88 +27

Joacim Eriksson has had a tough month so far, going 1-1-0 with a 5.08 GAA and a .800 SV% in his past two starts. Monday marked the first time all season he has given up more than five goals in a game.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP W L T GAA SV%
Goaltender Utica Comets AHL 27 14 7 4 2.60 .908

Alex Friesen grabbed one assist on Monday, snapping a four-game pointless drought. The scrappy centre is currently tied for the team lead in plus/minus among forwards.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Centre Utica Comets AHL 34 5 8 13 41 +8

Brendan Gaunce has four points in his last six games, and now sits 14th among 1994-born players in the AHL in points, despite playing mainly bottom six minutes.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Left Wing Utica Comets AHL 48 7 14 21 17 +5

Alex Grenier has put together his best stretch of the season, scoring five points in his last four games. His goals and points per-game are on par with his breakout 2013-14 season numbers.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Right Wing Utica Comets AHL 40 10 12 22 53 +2

Nicklas Jensen is not enjoying his best month of hockey, posting just two points in six games, while also collecting a -5 rating. He has just four points in his last 14 games.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Right Wing Utica Comets AHL 36 10 9 19 21 -12

Jacob Markstrom continued his stellar play between the barber poles this past week, stopping 47-of-50 shots in two starts. He has allowed two goals or less in four straight starts, and in nine of his past 11.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP W L T GAA SV%
Goaltender Utica Comets AHL 23 15 6 2 1.94 .933

Jared McCann netted eight points in four games this past week, as is currently riding a five-game point streak. He has recorded at least a point in 23 of his past 29 games.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Centre Soo Greyhounds OHL 47 27 36 63 25 +14

Hunter Shinkaruk has hit a bit of a wall when it comes to point production, scoring just once in his past 19 games, and only collecting three points in that span. He will look to snap a 10-game pointless drought on Wednesday against Texas.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Left Wing Utica Comets AHL 48 6 9 15 22 -5

Jordan Subban became the first Belleville defenceman to score 20 goals in a season when he hit the mark on Saturday night. For good measure, the speedy blue-liner scored his 21st of the year just 25 seconds later, then added his 22nd on Monday. He leads the entire Canadian Hockey League in goals by a defencemen, three up on anybody else.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Defence Belleville Bulls OHL 52 22 21 43 58 -5

Jake Virtanen will look to break out of a five-game funk, that has seen him collect only one goal, when Calgary hosts Medicine Hat on Tuesday.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Left Wing Calgary Hitmen WHL 34 15 23 38 54 +15

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