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Predators Prospect Report: March 3

Get Up to Date on Nashville's Top Prospects Around the World

by Nick Barnowski @NickBarnowski / NashvillePredators.com

Nashville's top prospects are playing all over the world and perfecting their craft with the hope of one day skating for the Predators. Here's a look at how they're faring this season with their respective clubs, organizations and schools thus far. Here's the Preds Prospect Report for March 3, 2021.

American Hockey League (AHL)

Michael Carcone - RW - Tucson - (Acquired via trade with OTT)

  • Has seven shots in his last three games (Feb. 24-27)... Posted a pair of two-point outings in his first four games, including a two-goal effort on Feb. 14 at Ontario.

Alexandre Carrier - D - Chicago - (Drafted 115th overall by NSH in 2015)

  • Currently on Nashville's taxi squad... Recorded an assist in Chicago's win at Rockford on Feb. 6... Posted a +2 rating in Chicago's season-opening game on Feb. 5 vs. Grand Rapids.

Lukas Craggs - LW - Chicago - (Signed as a free agent in 2019)

  • Has played in four games for Chicago, registering two penalty minutes... Began the season by netting nine points (3g-6a) in eight games for Florida (ECHL).

Jeremy Davies - D - Chicago - (Acquired via trade with NJD)

  • Posted a six-game point streak (7a) from Feb. 6-21... Tallied two assists and a +3 rating on Feb. 28 vs. Grand Rapids... Leads the AHL in assists (9), is tied for second in plus-minus (+10) and tied for seventh in points (9).

Brandon Fortunato - D - Cleveland - (Signed as a free agent in 2019)

  • Owns a +1 rating in six games with Cleveland this season.

Patrick Harper - RW - Chicago - (Drafted 138th overall by NSH in 2016)

  • Has appeared in five games for Chicago, including his AHL debut on Feb. 9... Started his rookie professional season with nine points (5g-4a) in five games for Florida (ECHL).

Tanner Jeannot - LW - Chicago - (Signed as a free agent in 2018)

  • Currently on Nashville's taxi squad... Was on a five-game point streak (3g-5a) at the time of his recall... Tied for ninth in the AHL in plus-minus (+8) and tied for 18th in points (8)... Has four points (1g-3a) in his last two games, including a three-assist performance on Feb. 20 against Iowa.

Tyler Lewington - D - Chicago - (Signed as a free agent in 2020)

  • Played in Chicago's AHL opener on Feb. 5 vs. Grand Rapids.

Tommy Novak - C - Chicago - (Drafted 85th overall by NSH in 2015)

  • Posted a three-game point streak (1g-5a) from Feb. 16-21 after opening the AHL season with three points (1g-2a) in his first two contests... Has points in six of his eight games... Tied for second in the AHL in points (10) and assists (8)... Recorded his third career four-point game in the AHL on Feb. 20 against Iowa (1g-3a).

Rem Pitlick - C - Chicago - (Drafted 76th overall by NSH in 2016)

  • Named the AHL's Player of the Month for February after posting eight goals and 10 points in eight games... Leads the AHL in goals (8) and is tied for second in points (10)... Is on a four-game goal streak (5g) that began Feb. 20 with a two-goal performance vs. Iowa... Has seven points (5g-2a) in his last four games, including three multi-point outings.

Anthony Richard - C - Chicago - (Drafted 100th overall by NSH in 2015)

  • Tallied two assists vs. Grand Rapids on Feb. 28... Has five points (2g-3a) in eight games to begin his fifth AHL season.

Cole Smith - LW - Chicago - (Signed as a free agent in 2020)

  • Posted an assist on Feb. 28 vs. Grand Rapids... Recorded his first career AHL goal and assist on Feb. 20 vs. Iowa.

Philip Tomasino - C - Chicago - (Drafted 24th overall by NSH in 2019)

  • Tied for eighth among AHL rookies in points with seven (4g-3a)... Tied for fifth among all AHL skaters in plus-minus (+9)... Has two goals in his last three games.

Josh Wilkins - C - Tucson - (Signed as a free agent in 2019)

  • Recorded an assist and a +1 rating in his season debut on Feb. 7 at San Jose.

National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Alexander Campbell - C - Clarkson (ECAC) - (Drafted 65th overall by NSH in 2019)

  • Recorded one assist in a two-game set with Colgate Feb. 26-28, Clarkson's first action since Feb. 6... Tied for 13th among NCAA freshmen in scoring with 17 points (4g-13a)... Second on his team in assists (13) and tied for second in points (17).

Marc Del Gaizo - D - UMass Amherst (Hockey East) - (Drafted 109th overall by NSH in 2019)

  • Scored the overtime winner - his first goal of the season - on Feb. 26 at Boston College.

David Farrance - D - Boston University (Hockey East) - (Drafted 92nd overall by NSH in 2017)

  • Scored his fifth goal of the season on Feb. 26 vs. Merrimack... Leads all NCAA skaters in points per game (1.88)... Despite playing in just eight games is tied for seventh in goals (5), tied for 16th in points (15) and tied for 27th in assists (10) among NCAA defensemen.

Gunnarwolfe Fontaine - LW - Northeastern (Hockey East) - (Drafted 202nd overall by NSH in 2020)

  • Notched a goal and an assist vs. Providence on Feb. 27... Fourth on Northeastern in points with 15 (6g-9a)... Tied for 18th among NCAA freshmen in points.

Jachym Kondelik - C - Connecticut (Hockey East) - (Drafted 111th overall by NSH in 2018)

  • Tied for 11th among all NCAA skaters in assists (17)... Leads UConn in assists and is second in points.

Chase McLane - C - Penn State (Big Ten) - (Drafted 209th overall by NSH in 2020)

  • McLane and Penn State have not played since Jan. 29... Has three points (1g-2a) in 15 games as a freshman.

Grant Mismash - LW - North Dakota (NCHC) - (Drafted 61st overall by NSH in 2017)

  • Has missed North Dakota's last four games due to injury... Matched his career high in goals with nine, which he previously set as a freshman in 2017-18.

Luke Reid - D - New Hampshire (Hockey East) - (Drafted 166th overall by NSH in 2020) 

  • Tallied two assists on Feb. 19 vs. Merrimack for his first collegiate multi-point game.

Spencer Stastney - D - Notre Dame (Big Ten) - (Drafted 131st overall by NSH in 2018)

  • Tied for seventh among NCAA defensemen in goals (5) and tied for 37th in points (11).

European Prospects

Egor Afanasyev - LW - CSKA Moscow (KHL) - (Drafted 45th overall by NSH in 2019)

  • Recorded two assists in his last five KHL games for CSKA Moscow... Logged a season-high 15:23 of ice time on Feb. 20 vs. Dinamo Riga... Has six points (5g-1a) in four games for Krasnaya Armiya of the Russian junior league.

Semyon Chistyakov - D - Avangard Omsk (KHL) - (Drafted 117th overall by NSH in 2019)

  • Has skated in 39 KHL games for Chernyshev Division-leading Avangard Omsk, the fifth-most among U20 defensemen... Averaging 8:37 of ice time in the KHL.

Juuso Parssinen - LW - TPS (Finland) - (Drafted 210th overall by NSH in 2019)

  • Second on TPS in assists (20) and third in points with 26 (6g-20a)... Leads all Liiga U20 players in points.

Isak Walther - LW - Södertälje (Sweden-Jr.) - (Drafted 179th overall by NSH in 2019)

  • Committed to play collegiate hockey at the University of Vermont in the 2021-22 season.

Adam Wilsby - D - Skellefteå (Sweden) - (Drafted 101st overall by Nashville in 2020)

  • Established a career high in games played (44)... Third among team defensemen in points with 15 (4g-11a)... Third among U21 SHL defensemen in assists (11), fourth in points and sixth in goals. 

Goaltenders

Iaroslav Askarov - G - SKA Saint Petersburg (KHL) - (Drafted 11th overall by NSH in 2020)

  • Earned a win in his last start for Neva Saint Petersburg of the Russian second division on Feb. 17... Made the KHL's "Save of the Month" for January 2021... Leads KHL U20 goalies in goals-against average (1.21) and save percentage (.951).

Devin Cooley - G - Florida (ECHL) - (Signed as a free agent by NSH in 2020)

  • Has won his last five starts, allowing two-or-fewer goals in four of those games... Fifth among ECHL goaltenders with at least 10 games in goals-against average (2.52) and save percentage (.918).

Ethan Haider - G - Clarkson (ECAC) - (Drafted 148th overall by NSH in 2019)

  • Named the ECAC's Goalie of the Week on March 1 after going 2-0-0 and stopping 45 of 49 shots against Colgate over the weekend... Has allowed two-or-fewer goals in his last nine starts... Second among NCAA freshman goalies in goals-against average (2.00) and fourth in save percentage (.921)... Among all NCAA goalies is 11th in goals-against average.

Konstantin Volkov - G - Yugra (Russia-2) - (Drafted 168th overall by NSH in 2016)

  • Allowed one goal on 26 shots in Game 4 of Yugra's first-round playoff series vs. Dynamo MO.

Tomas Vomacka - G - Connecticut (Hockey East) - (Drafted 154th overall by NSH in 2017)

  • Named to the watch list for the 2021 Mike Richter Award, given to the top Division I goaltender... Has played every minute of UConn's 21 games.
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