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NYI WEEKLY PROSPECT WATCH: FEBRUARY 9-15

by Staff Writer / New York Islanders

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Name: Emil Axelsson
Position: Defenseman
Team: Arboga (11-0-3-0-28)*
League: HockeyAllsvenskan (SWE)
Acquired: Islanders 2004 seventh-round draft pick (210th overall)
Stats to date: Games Played (38), Goals (1), Assists (5), Points (6), PIM (85)

Update: Axelsson did not play in Arboga's loss this week.

 

Name: Sean Bergenheim
Position: Center
Team: Frolunda (18-1-8-1-23)*
League: SuperElit (SWE)
Acquired: Islanders 2002 first-round draft pick (22nd overall)
Stats to date: Games Played (30), Goals (12), Assists (10), Points (22), PIM (70)

Update: Bergenheim did not register a point in Frolunda's two losses this week.

 

Name: Brian Day
Position: Center
Team: Governor's Academy (12-11-1, ISL 6-7-1)
League: Independent School League
Acquired: Islanders 2006 sixth-round draft pick (171st overall)
Stats to date: Games Played (22), Goals (16), Assists (13), Points (29), PIM (12)

Update: Governor's only game this week was a 2-0 loss to Lawrence Academy on Thursday.

 

Name: Robin Figren
Position: Left Wing
Team: Calgary (21-22-3-4)^
League: WHL
Acquired: Islanders 2006 third-round draft pick (70th overall)
Stats to date: Games Played (50), Goals (8), Assists (11), Points (19), PIM (46)

Update: Figren recorded one assist in four games this week for Calgary.

 

Name: Denis Grebeshkov
Position: Defenseman
Team: Yaroslavl (21-2-6-1-16)*
League: Russian Super League
Acquired: Traded from Los Angeles on March 8, 2006
Stats to date: Games Played (39), Goals (6), Assists (7), Points (13), PIM (65)

Update: Yaroslavl won their only game this week.

 

Name: Shea Guthrie
Position: Wing
Team: Clarkson (19-7-4, ECACHL (11-4-3)
League: ECACHL
Acquired: Islanders 2005 third-round draft pick (76th overall)
Stats to date: GP (27), Goals (7), Assists (17), Points (24), PIM (24)

Update: Guthrie scored a goal on Saturday against Yale in ninth-ranked Clarkson's 5-1 win.

 

Name: Jesse Joensuu
Position: Wing
Team: Assat (13-29-6)
League: SM-Liiga (FIN)
Acquired: 2006 second-round draft pick (60th overall)
Stats to date: Games Played (44), Goals (6), Assists (15), Points (21)

Update: Joensuu tallied an assist in Assat's 6-2 loss to Lukko on Thursday.

 

Name: Kim Johansson
Position: Center
Team: Malmo (6-3-2)!
League: J20 SuperElit (SWE)
Acquired: Islanders 2006 fifth-round draft pick (141st overall)
Stats to date: Games Played (7), Goals (0), Assists (2), Points (2), PIM (31)

Update: Malmo won their only game this week, 4-0 against Rogle.


 
Name: Dustin Kohn
Position: Defenseman
Team: Brandon (31-19-2-7)^
League: WHL
Acquired: Islanders 2005 second-round draft pick (46th overall)
Stats to date: Games Played (49), Goals (3), Assists (36), Points (39), PIM (67)

Update: Kohn contributed a goal in a 3-1 week for first-place Brandon.
 
 

Name: Andrew MacDonald
Position: Defenseman
Team: Moncton (35-20-1-2)^
League: QMJHL
Acquired: Islanders 2006 sixth-round draft pick (160th overall)
Stats to date: Games Played (53), Goals (12), Assists (36), Points (48), PIM (65)

Update: MacDonald tallied one assist in a 4-3 loss on Tuesday to Prince Edwards Island.

 

Name: Tomas Marcinko
Position: Center
Team: Barrie (38-16-0-1)^
League: OHL
Acquired: Islanders 2006 fourth-round draft pick (114th overall)
Stats to date: Games Played (46), Goals (17), Assists (15), Points (32), PIM (46)

Update: Marcinko followed up last week's hat trick with a goal and an assist last Friday against the Ottawa 67s. Marcinko has five goals and two assists in seven games this month.

 

Name: Tyrell Mason
Position: Defensemen
Team: Clarkson (19-7-4, ECACHL 11-4-3)
League: ECACHL
Acquired: Islanders 2005 sixth-round draft pick (180th overall)
Stats to date: Games Played (30), Goals (1), Assists (9), Points (10), PIM (46)

Update: Clarkson picked up two wins last weekend over Brown and Yale.
 


Name: Troy Mattila
Position: Left Wing
Team: Springfield (21-24-4)
League: NAHL
Acquired: Islanders 2006 seventh-round draft pick (190th overall)
Stats to date: Games Played (3), Goals (4), Assists (0), Points (4), PIM (2)

Update: Mattila scored two goals against Texas on Saturday. He now has four goals in his first three games.
 


Name: Ryan O'Marra
Position: Center
Team: Saginaw (32-19-0-3)^
League: OHL
Acquired: Islanders 2005 first-round draft pick (15th overall)
Stats to date: Games Played (34), Goals (18), Assists (16), Points (34), PIM (61)

Update: After two wins and a shootout loss last week, Saginaw clinched a playoff spot. O'Marra contributed a goal and an assist against Guelph last Friday.
 


Name: Kyle Okposo
Position: Right Wing
Team: Minnesota (23-5-3, 15-4-3 WCHA)
League: WCHA
Acquired: Islanders 2006 first-round draft pick (7th overall)
Stats to date: Games Played (27), Goals (17), Assists (16), Points (33), PIM (26)

Update: Minnesota did not play last week. 

 

Name: Wes O'Neill
Position: Defenseman
Team: Notre Dame (24-5-3, 18-3-3 CCHA)
League: CCHA
Acquired: Islanders 2004 fourth-round draft pick (114th overall)
Stats to date: Games Played (32), Goals (0), Assists (16), Points (16), PIM (32)

Update: O'Neill set-up two goals last Friday in a 4-2 win over Nebraska-Omaha.

 

Name: Rhett Rakhshani
Position: Right Wing
Team: Denver (20-11-3, 12-9-3 WCHA)
League: WCHA
Acquired: Islanders 2006 fourth-round draft pick (100th overall)
Stats to date: Games Played (34), Goals (9), Assists (23), Points (32), PIM (34)

Update: Rakhshani scored a goal and an assist in a 4-4 tie with Michigan Tech last Saturday.

 

Name: Stefan Ridderwall
Position: Goaltender
Team: Djurgardens (6-1-2)!
League: J20 SuperElit (SWE)
Acquired: Islanders 2006 sixth-round draft pick (173rd overall)
Stats to date: Games Played (7), GAA (1.15), SV% (.957)

Update: Ridderwall stopped 20 shots to defeat Linkopings 5-0 this Friday.

 

Name: Doug Rogers
Position: Center
Team: Harvard (9-13-1, 7-9-1 ECACHL)
League: ECACHL
Acquired: Islanders 2006 fourth-round draft pick (100th overall)
Stats to date: Games Played (25), Goals (6), Assists (11), Points (17), PIM (16)

Update: Rogers had his best game of the season last week, helping Harvard top rival Princeton 4-2 on Friday. Rogers earned his first three-point night of his college career with two goals and an assist. He is first on the team in points among freshmen with 17.

 

Name: Shane Sims
Position: Defenseman
Team: Des Moines (21-12-5)
League: USHL
Acquired: Islanders 2006 fifth-round draft pick (126th overall)
Stats to date: Games Played (37), Goals (7), Assists (10), Points (17), PIM (95)

Update: Sims did not register a point in two games for Des Moines.

 

Name: Igor Volkov
Position: Forward
Team: Ufa (24-0-11-1-9)*
League: Russian Super League
Acquired: Islanders 2003 eighth-round draft pick (246th overall)
Stats to date: Games Played (44), Goals (10), Assists (10), Points (20), PIM (36)

Update: Volkov did not play in the lone Ufa game this game.

 

Name: Jase Weslosky
Position: Goaltender
Team: St. Cloud State (18-5-5, 12-5-5 WCHA)
League: WCHA
Acquired: Islanders 2006 fourth-round draft pick (108th overall)
Stats to date: Record (5-0-0), GAA (1.80), SV% (.928)

Update: St. Cloud did not play this week.
 
 

* In the Russian Super League and the Swedish Pro Leagues, the points system is as follows: Wins (3 pts.)-OT Wins (2 pts.)-Ties (1 pt.)-OT Losses (1 pt.)-Losses (0 pts.).
^ In the WHL, OHL and QMJHL, the points system is as follows: Wins (2 pts.)-Losses (0 pts.)-OT Losses (1 pt.)-Shootout Losses (1 pt.).
! The Swedish junior leagues have begun a round-robin tournament to determine which eight teams advance to the playoffs.

 

Previous NYI Future Watches:

- February 2-8

- January 26-February 1

- January 19-25

- January 12-18

- January 5-11

- December 29-January 4

- Decmber 22-28

- December 15-21

- December 8-14

- December 1-7

- November 24-30

- November 17-23

- November 10-16

- November 3-9

- Otober 27 - November 2

- October 20-26

 

 

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