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Devon Toews wins AHL fastest skater, Mathew Barzal records nine points

by Cory Wright WrightsWay / New York Islanders

Stay connected to the New York Islanders prospects all season with our weekly prospect report. This week Devon Toews is the AHL's fastest skater, while Mathew Barzal piles up nine points. 

Devon Toews wins Fastest Skater Competition

Bridgeport Sound Tigers defenseman Devon Toews won the CCM Fastest Skater title on Sunday night in the AHL skills competition. The Islanders' 2014 fourth-round pick (108th overall) skated a lap in 13.478 seconds, the second-fastest in event history.

Toews has 26 points (4G, 22A) in 42 games this season for the Sound Tigers, tied for second on the team. 

 

 

Mathew Barzal Records Nine Points Last Week

Mathew Barzal scored nine points (1G, 8A) in four games last week, helping lead the Seattle Thunderbirds to an undefeated week.

Barzal had three multi-point games last week, netting a pair of assists in a 3-2 OT win over the Spokane Chiefs on Tuesday. The Islanders' 2015 first-rounder (16th overall) had a primary assist on all three goals in Seattle's 3-2 win over Everett on Saturday, while scoring three points (1G, 2A) in a 5-1 win over Parker Wotherspoon and the Tri-City Americans on Sunday.

Overall, Barzal is riding a five-game point streak (3G, 9A) while the T-Birds are on a five-game winning streak. Barzal has been on fire since returning from the World Junior Hockey Championships, with points in eight of nine games, scoring 18 points (5G, 13A) over that span.

CHL

PLAYER
GP
G
A
P
PIM

Mathew Barzal
22
7
30
37
17
David Quenneville
38
20
28
48
31
Mitchell Vande Sompel
46
19
27
46
35
Parker Wotherspoon
50
8
39
47
66
 
NCAA
PLAYER
GP
G
A
P
PIM

Kieffer Bellows
22
4
4
8
17
Jake Bischoff
23
2
16
18
12
Taylor Cammarata
19
1
6
7
10
Nick Pastujov
18
0
1
1
8
Doyle Somerby
26
0
2
2
13
 
EUROPE
PLAYER
GP
G
A
P
PIM

Anatoli Golyshev
43
6
9
15
55
Petter Hansson
22
0
1
1
2
Otto Koivula
35
6
14
20
6
 
USHL
PLAYER
GP
G
A
P
PIM

Collin Adams
35
19
20
39
34
Andong Song
30
0
0
0
2
 
GOALIES
PLAYER
GP
W
L
OT
GAA
SV%

Linus Soderstrom
14
11
3
0
1.61
.932
Ilya Sorokin
36
23
6
6
1.54
.93
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