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Flames Prospect Report: Jan. 25, 2007

by Staff Writer / Calgary Flames

Welcome to the weekly Calgary Flames prospect report where we provide information on Flames prospects playing junior hockey, high-school hockey and hockey in Europe.

FEATURE PROSPECT – Juuso Puustinen

Juuso Puustinen, Calgary’s fifth round selection (149th overall) in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft, has been lighting the lamp for the Kamloops Blazers in his first year the Western Hockey League. He is currently 3rd in team scoring with 51 points in 43 games. Juuso’s 23 goals and 28 assists rank him 4th amongst the rookie scoring leaders in the WHL. He is 1st on his team in SHG (5), 2nd with a +19, 3rd in PPG (12), and has two game winning goals.

      JUNIOR SKATERS

Player

Team (League)

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

NOTES

John Armstrong (C)

Peterborough (OHL)

40

10

14

24

30

8th in team scoring (21), +8, traded to PET

Gord Baldwin (D)

Medicine Hat (WHL)

32

4

11

15

48

4th on team in +/- (+11), PPG (2)

Hugo Carpentier (C)

Rouyn Nor. (QMJHL)

45

12

22

34

56

5th in team scoring (34), +4, PPG (4)

Devin Didiomete (LW)

Sudbury (OHL)

45

19

14

33

145

6th in team scoring, 5th on team in goals(19), leads team in PIMs (145), 6 PPG

Matt Pelech (D)

Belleville (OHL)

46

3

26

29

144

2nd on team amongst defensemen in scoring (29),leads team in PIMs (144), +8

Jusso Puustinen (RW)

Kamloops (WHL)

43

23

28

51

35

Leads all rookies on his team in scoring (51), +19, PPG (12), SHG (5), 4th in WHL Rookie scoring (51)

Myles Rumsey (D)

Swift Current (WHL)

46

0

8

8

69

+2, 7th on the team in PIMs (69)

Daniel Ryder (C)

Plymouth (OHL)

34

28

40

68

21

2nd in team scoring (65), 1st in goals (28) and +/- (+21), 2nd in PPG (10), 1st in SHG (4), traded from Peterborough

Brett Sutter (LW)

Red Deer (WHL)

49

18

26

44

63

3rd in team scoring (44) and T-4th in goals (18), T-2nd in assists (26) and PPG (9), 3rd in GWG (3)

J.D. Watt (RW)

Vancouver (WHL)

46

24

12

36

139

5th in team scoring (36), 1st in goals (24), 2nd in PIMs (139), +10, PPG (6), SHG (2)

 

      JUNIOR GOALTENDERS

Player

Team (League)

GP

W-L-OTL

GAA

SO

Save%

NOTES

Leland Irving

Everett (WHL)

27

21-4-0-2

1.72

6

.934

1st in save % (.934), and GAA (1.72), 2nd in league shutouts (6), 4th in wins (21), won gold with Team Canada at the 2007 IIHF World Junior Championships

Matt Keetley

Medicine Hat (WHL)

38

27-9-1

2.37

4

.905

1st in league wins (27), 6th in GAA (2.37),T-4th in shutouts (4)

Kevin Lalande

Belleville (OHL)

30

17-10-0-2

3.04

2

.917

6th in league in GAA (3.04), 6th in Save %(.917), T-8th in wins (17), 6th in shutouts (2)

    

  USA HIGHSCHOOL SKATERS as of 1/08/07

Player

Team (League)

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

Aaron Marvin (C)

Warroad (USHSW)

14

16

21

37

N/A

     

NCAA SKATERS

Player

Team (League)

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

NOTES

Jordan Fulton (C)

Minnesota-Duluth

26

1

6

7 12

1st year in the NCAA, 12th in teams scoring (7)

    

  NCAA GOALTENDERS

Player

Team (League)

GP

W-L-T

GAA

SO

Save%

NOTES

James Spratt

Bowling Green (CCHA)

20

4-14-0

3.88

0

.875

Leads team in all goaltending categories

     

EUROPEAN SKATERS

Player

Team (League)

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

Per Jonsson (C)

Farjestad (Sweden)

11

0

1

1

0

Yuri Trubachev (C)

Cherepovets (Russia)

33

9

6

15

36

Fred Wikner (LW)

AIK Stockholm (Sweden)

20

1

2

3

34

Ruslan Zainullin (RW)

HC MVD Tver (Russia)

21

1

2

3

16

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