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Islanders Prospect Report: November 4, 2019

Bibeau has four-goal week, Sorokin records fourth shutout while Adams extends point streak to four games

by Sasha Kandrach KandrachSasha / NewYorkIslanders.com

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BIBEAU EXTENDS GOAL STREAK TO FOUR GAMES:

Felix Bibeau has the scoring touch. The Isles' 2019 sixth rounder (178th overall) has amassed four goals in three games last week for the Quebec Remparts. Bibeau posted a two-goal night on Oct. 30 in the Remparts' 5-1 win over Val-d'Or and added a goal in both of Quebec's games vs Gatineau on Nov. 1 and 2. Overall, Bibeau's goal streak has reached four-straight games. This season, Bibeau has a team-leading 25 points (12G, 13A) in 18 games. The centerman has seven power-play goals, one shorthanded goal and has scored three game-winning goals this season. 

Bibeau and the Remparts are ranked eighth overall in the 'Q' with a record of 11-7-0. 


CANADA-RUSSIA SERIES STARTS MONDAY:

Samuel Bolduc will represent the QMJHL in the 2019 CIBC Canada Russia Series. Bolduc and Team QMJHL will take on Russian on November 4 at Harbour Station and again on November 5 at Avenir Centre. The games can be streamed at CHL live (regional restrictions may apply). 


SOROKIN RECORDS FOURTH SHUTOUT:

Ilya Sorokin and CSKA Moscow continue their utter dominance in the KHL. Sorokin posted his fourth shutout of the season as CSKA blanked Barys Nur-Sultan 3-0 on Nov. 2. Through 15 games this season, the Islanders' 2014 third rounder (78th overall) has compiled a .948 save percentage and a goals against average of 1.24. Sorokin and CSKA have maintained their thrown at the top of KHL leaderboard with a 16-4-4 record. 


JENKINS SCORES FIFTH GOAL OF SEASON:

In the OHL, Blade Jenkins scored his fifth goal of the season, but the effort fell short as Saginaw lost 4-3 to the Barrie Colts on Nov. 1. Jenkins has 13 points (5G, 8A) in 17 games this season to help Saginaw register a 9-6-2 record, good for third in the West Division and ninth overall in the OHL. 


NEWKIRK POSTS THREE-POINT WEEK:

Reece Newkirk has three points (1G, 2A) through his last three games. Newkirk scored his fourth goal - and second game-winner - to help the Portland Winterhawks edge the Seattle Thunderbirds 2-1. Through 15 games this season, Newkirk has 18 points (4G, 14A). 


Tweet from @UConnMHOC: Some nifty moves and stick work from Ruslan Iskhakov and the Huskies pull within 3-2 in the 3rd period #IceBus pic.twitter.com/OY6hdZAmmT
NCAA IN FULL SWING:

In the NCAA, Collin Adams is riding a career-high, four-game point streak with four helpers over that span. Adams, who is a junior at North Dakota has five points (1G, 4A) this season. North Dakota is ranked 14th in the NCAA with a record of 5-1-1. The Fighting Hawks open up NCHC play this weekend as they host Miami Ohio on Nov. 8 and Nov. 9. 

Nick Pastujov scored his third goal of the season in Michigan's BIG Ten opener against Ohio State on Nov. 1. Pastujov scored on the power play, but he and Michigan dropped a 3-2 decision to the Buckeyes. Pastujov has posted four points (3G, 1A) in his senior campaign to help Michigan to its 3-4-1 to start the season. 

Ruslan Iskhakov scored his second goal of his sophomore season on Nov. 3 in UCONN's 3-2 loss to Merrimack. Iskhakov has five points (2G, 3A) through six games this season. Iskhakov and the Huskies have posted an overall record of 2-3-1 and a Hockey East record of 1-1-0. 


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(Top photo courtesy of Jonathan Roy/Quebec Remparts)

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