Kieffer Bellows and David Quenneville continued to light up the WHL last week, but a pair of other Islanders prospects made some noise last week. Islanders 2017 third-round pick Ben Mirageas recorded his first collegiate point and Ilya Sorokin has gone 5-1-0 in October. Read more in the Islanders Prospect Report.
BELLOWS EXTENDS POINT STREAK TO SIX GAMES
Kieffer Bellows continued to pile up the points for the Portland Winterhawks last week. The Islanders' 2016 first-round pick (20th overall) added five points (1G, 4A) in two games, helping the Winterhawks' to a 1-1-0 week.
Bellows was in on all three goals in a 3-1 win over the Kelowna Rockets on Friday, scoring his lone goal of the week and adding two assists. Kelowna responded with a 7-2 win the next day, but Bellows picked up a pair of assists in the loss.
Bellows now has at least one point in his last six games and has at least two in his last four contests. The Edina, MN native is now second on Portland in points (17), goals (7), and assists (10).
QUENNEVILLE'S POINT STREAK ENDS AT EIGHT GAMES
David Quenneville had three points (1G, 2A) last week, but saw his eight-game point streak came to an end on Sunday.
The Islanders' 2016 seventh-round pick (200th overall) helped the Medicine Hat Tigers to dominant 11-1 win over the Kootenay Ice on Friday. Quenneville scored a power-play goal and added a pair of assists in the win, bring his season total up to 17 points (3G, 14A).
The 19-year-old defensemen leads his team in scoring and is tied for first among all Western Hockey League in assists and is second in points this season.
MIRAGEAS GETS FIRST COLLEGIATE POINT
Freshmen defensemen Ben Mirageas collected his first career college point for the Providence Friars this past week in an 6-5 overtime win against St. Lawrence.
The Islanders' 2017 third-round pick (77th overall) picked up an assist on the Friars' second goal of the game in the first period. Mirageas came to Providence College after playing last season with the Bloomington Thunder and Chicago Steel, where he helped the Steel win the USHL championship. The 18-year-old had 10 assists in 14 games during the Steel's postseason run.
The Newburyport, MA native will go head to head against another Islanders' 2017 draft pick Logan Cockerill (7th round, 201st overall) when Providence faces Boston University this week.
SOROKIN'S WIN STREAK COMES TO A CLOSE
Ilya Sorokin went 1-1 last week for CSKA Moscow. The 2014 Islanders' third-round pick (78th overall) had 21 saves in a 7-2 win over Metallurg Magnitogorsk on Wednesday and 17 in a 5-2 loss to SKA St. Petersburg on Monday.
Sorokin's loss ended a personal five-game winning streak for the Russia netminder. Sorokin has .916 save percentage with a 1.79 goals against average (7th in the KHL) this season.