2012-13 Coyotes Prospects Report: 12/10/2012
• December 7: Binghamton 6, Portland 1
The Pirates took an early lead on a goal by Brendan Shinnimin, but lost the lead just 29 seconds later, and Binghamton scored six unanswered goals.
Backup goalie Mark Visentin lost the game, which featured a number of fights and 110 penalty minutes.
• December 8: Portland 4, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 3 (SO)
The Pirates fell behind the Penguins 3-0 for the second time this season, but again rallied to tie the score.
Chris Brown, Jordan Martinook (first AHL goal) and Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored for the Pirates to tie the game, and Mike Lee stood strong in his first AHL game after coming on in relief of Visentin.
Lee, who stopped 28 of 29 shots, was perfect in the shootout, while Chris Conner and Rob Klinkhammer both scored to give the Pirates the win.
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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 7-1-0 with a 2.48 goals-against average and a .907 save percentage.
• Forward Evan Bloodoff has eight goals and eight assists in 21 games.
• Defenseman Justin Weller has one goal and one assist in 18 games.
• Forward Maxime Villemaire has one assist in 11 games.
Canadian Hockey League
Eight prospects are playing junior hockey for Canadian Hockey League teams:
• Forward Andrew Fritsch has 11 goals and 12 assists in 30 games for Sault Ste. Marie (OHL)
• Defenseman Justin Hache has 13 assists in 33 games for Cape Breton (QMJHL)
• Forward Kale Kessy has eight goals and five assists in 20 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 30 games for Moncton (QMJHL)
• Defenseman Connor Murphy has five goals and 11 assists in 31 games for Sarnia (OHL)
• Forward Henrik Samuelsson has 14 goals and 16 assists in 31 games for Edmonton (WHL)
• Goalie Marek Langhamer is 5-8-1 with a 3.43 goals-against average and a .893 save percentage for Medicine Hat (WHL)
• Forward Samuel "Hunter" Fejes has one goal and three assists in 17 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 19 games for St. Petersburg.
European Elite Leagues
• Defenseman Jonas Ahnelov has one goal and four assists in 32 games for Modo (SWE)
• Forward Vladimir Ruzicka has three goals and 12 assists in 28 games for Slavia Praha (CZECH)
• Forward Alexander Ruuttu has eight goals and 11 assists in 24 games for Kiekko-Vantaa (FIN D1) and has played four games for Jokerit (SM-liiga)
• Defenseman Niklas Tikkinen has two goals and 10 assists in nine games for Espoo (Jr. A SM-liiga), five assists in nine games for Espoo (SM-liiga), one goal and two assists in five games for HCK (Finland2), and two assists in one game for LeKi (Finland2).