2012-13 Coyotes Prospects Report: 12/03/2012
• November 30: Portland 4, Worcester 3
The Pirates faced the Sharks in Portland for the first time this season, and the Pirates rallied from a one-goal deficit to beat the Sharks 4-3.
Pirates captain Alexandre Bolduc notched a goal and an assist, pushing him to 20 points on the season, and giving him 60 goals and 140 points in 275 AHL games.
Chris Brown, David Rundblad, and Chris Conner also scored goals for Portland.
• December 1: Providence 5, Portland 2
The Bruins prevailed at the Civic Center, defeating the Pirates by a 5-2 score.
Defenseman David Rundblad scored a goal in his fourth straight game and forward Ethan Werek added a tally in the loss.
• December 2: Portland 4, Manchester 0
Goalie Mark Visentin registered his first career shutout in relief of Chad Johnson, and Rob Klinkhammer scored twice as the Pirates tied the VIP Cup Series at two games apiece.
Klinkhammer’s goals gave him seven on the year and three multi-goal games.
Visentin stopped 21 shots over two periods and also added an assist, the first point of his career.
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Five prospects are playing for the Gwinnett Gladiators:
• Goalie Mike Lee is 9-5-1 with a 1.87 goals-against average and a .926 save percentage.
• Goalie Louis Domingue is 4-1-0 with a 2.41 goals-against average and a .901 save percentage.
• Forward Evan Bloodoff has seven goals and five assists in 18 games.
• Defenseman Justin Weller has one goal and one assist in 15 games.
• Forward Maxime Villemaire has played nine games and is minus-3.
Canadian Hockey League
Eight prospects are playing junior hockey for Canadian Hockey League teams:
• Forward Andrew Fritsch has 11 goals and 12 assists in 29 games for Sault Ste. Marie (OHL)
• Defenseman Justin Hache has 11 assists in 30 games for Cape Breton (QMJHL)
• Forward Kale Kessy has seven goals and five assists in 18 games for Vancouver (WHL)
• Forward Lucas Lessio (injured) has seven goals and six assists in 13 games for Oshawa (OHL)
• Defenseman James Melindy has two goals and seven assists in 27 games for Moncton (QMJHL)
• Defenseman Connor Murphy has five goals and nine assists in 28 games for Sarnia (OHL)
• Forward Henrik Samuelsson has 13 goals and 16 assists in 28 games for Edmonton (WHL)
• Goalie Marek Langhamer is 5-7-1 with a 3.27 goals-against average and a .898 save percentage for Medicine Hat (WHL)
• Forward Samuel "Hunter" Fejes has one goal and three assists in 16 games for Colorado College (WCHA)
• Defenseman Rhett Holland (injured) has played three games for Michigan State (CCHA)
• Forward Zac Larraza has one goal and four assists in 13 games for University of Denver (WCHA)
• Forward Viktor Tikhonov has six goals and eight assists in 18 games for St. Petersburg.
European Elite Leagues
• Defenseman Jonas Ahnelov has one goal and two assists in 29 games for Modo (SWE)
• Forward Vladimir Ruzicka has three goals and 12 assists in 25 games for Slavia Praha (CZECH)
• Forward Alexander Ruuttu has eight goals and 11 assists in 22 games for Kiekko-Vantaa (FIN D1) and has played four games for Jokerit (SM-liiga)
• Defenseman Niklas Tikkinen has six assists in three games for Espoo (Jr. A SM-liiga), four assists in eight games for Espoo (SM-liiga) and one goal and two assists in five games for HCK (Finland2).