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Predators Prospect Report: November 18, 2021

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

by Rebekah Mohrmann @PredsNHL / 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 November 17, 2021.

American Hockey League (AHL)

Egor Afanasyev - LW - Milwaukee - (Drafted 45th overall by NSH in 2019)

  • Tied for first on the Admirals in plus-minus (+3) and tied for fourth in points (6).

Frederic Allard - D - Milwaukee - (Drafted 78th overall by NSH in 2016)

  • Has five shots in five games with Milwaukee this season.

Jeremy Davies - D - Milwaukee - (Acquired via trade with NJ)

  • Sits third in points among Milwaukee defensemen with two (2a).

Marc Del Gaizo - D - Milwaukee - (Drafted 109th overall by NSH in 2019)

  • Recorded two assists for the first multi-point outing of his AHL career on Nov. 10 vs. Manitoba.

David Farrance - D - Milwaukee - (Drafted 92nd overall by NSH in 2017)

  • Leads Milwaukee defensemen in points with six (1g-5a)... Tied for sixth among AHL rookie blueliners in points... Posted his first career AHL multi-point game on Nov. 14 vs. Iowa (2a)... Notched an assist on Nov. 10 vs. Manitoba.

Cody Glass - C - Milwaukee - (Acquired via trade with VGK)

  • Leads the Admirals in assists (9) and is tied for second in points (9)... Owns seven points (7a) in his last six games... Posted a four-game point streak from Nov. 5-10 (6a)... Recorded an assist on Nov. 14 at Iowa and on Nov. 10 vs. Manitoba.

Rocco Grimaldi - RW - Milwaukee - (Signed as a free agent)

  • Assigned to Milwaukee on Nov. 13 after appearing in five games for the Predators to begin the season.

Patrick Harper - C - Milwaukee - (Drafted 138th overall by NSH in 2016)

  • Has skated in four games for the Admirals... Made his Milwaukee debut on Oct. 16 after finishing last season with Chicago.

Matt Luff - RW - Milwaukee - (Signed as a free agent)

  • Tied for second in points on Milwaukee with nine (3g-6a)... Tied for the team lead in power-play goals (2)... Has recorded three multi-point games in his last four appearances... Notched a goal and an assist on Nov. 14 at Iowa... Posted two assists on Nov. 10 vs. Manitoba.

Grant Mismash - LW - Milwaukee - (Drafted 61st overall by NSH in 2017)

  • Scored his first two career AHL goals in his professional debut on Oct. 29 vs. Chicago.

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

  • Recorded a goal in the Admirals' home opener win over Grand Rapids.

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

  • Recalled to Nashville on Nov. 13... At the time of his recall, had recorded a point in four straight games (3g-2a)... Notched an assist on Nov. 10 vs. Manitoba... Scored the game-winning goal on a penalty shot in OT on Nov. 5 vs. Manitoba.

Matt Tennyson - D - Milwaukee - (Signed as a free agent)

  • Recorded an assist on Nov. 14 vs. Iowa.

Canadian Hockey League (OHL/QMJHL/WHL)

Luke Evangelista - RW - London (OHL) - (Drafted 42nd overall by NSH in 2020)

  • Tied for third in the OHL in goals (12)... Leads London in goals (12) and points (18)... Has the second best plus-minus mark (+9) on the Knights.... Enters Tuesday night's game on an 11-game point streak... Posted a goal and an assist on Nov. 13 against Erie... Recorded an assist on Nov. 12 vs. Sault Ste. Marie.

Zachary L'Heureux - C - Halifax (QMJHL) - (Drafted 27th overall by NSH in 2021)

  • Sits in third in assists (11) and points (17) among Halifax skaters... Picked up a four-game suspension for high-sticking on Nov. 14.

Jack Matier - D - Ottawa (OHL) - (Drafted 124th overall by NSH in 2021)

  • Tied for third on Ottawa in assists (8) and is fifth in points (11)... Posted an assist on Nov. 14 against Oshawa.

Luke Prokop - D - Edmonton (WHL) - (Drafted 73rd overall by NSH in 2020)

  • Had established a WHL career high in goals with five... Leads Edmonton and is seventh in the WHL in plus-minus (+17).

National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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

  • Tied for second in goals (4) and is third in points (9) among Clarkson skaters... Posted back-to-back multi-point games on Nov. 12-13... Recorded a goal and an assist on Nov. 13 vs. Dartmouth... Notched a goal and two assists on Nov. 12 in a 6-2 victory over Harvard.

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

  • Tied for third in assists (6) and fourth in points (8) on Northeastern... Enters this week on a three-game point streak (1g-2a)... Posted an assist in a 2-1 loss to UMass Lowell on Nov. 13.

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

  • Tied for the lead in assists (8) and is second in points (11) on Connecticut... Recorded an assist on Nov. 13 in a 6-4 loss at Providence.

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

  • Appeared in the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Game at Bridgestone Arena on Oct. 30 vs. North Dakota... Holds the fourth-best plus-minus mark on his team (+4) ... Notched his first career game-winning goal in a 3-1 victory over Long Island on Oct. 3.

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

  • Recorded New Hampshire's lone goal in a 6-1 loss to Providence on Oct. 29... Tied for third on his team in points (3) and sits second in blocked shots (9)... Recorded his second career multi-point game in the NCAA with one goal and one assist vs. Union (NY) on Oct. 9.

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

  • Leads Notre Dame defensemen in assists (7)... Notched a career-high three assists on Nov. 12 in a 5-1 victory over Wisconsin.

Ryan Ufko - D - UMass Amherst (Hockey East) - (Drafted 115th overall by NSH in 2021)

  • Tied for fourth among NCAA freshmen defensemen in points (8)... Second among Minutemen skaters in assists (7) and is tied for third in points... Enters this week on a three-game point streak (1g-6a), all of which have been multi-point outings... Recorded his first career NCAA goal - and a career-high three points (1g-2a) - on Nov. 13 vs. Boston University... Notched two assists on Nov. 12 at Boston University.

Isak Walther - LW - Vermont (Hockey East) - (Drafted 179th overall by NSH in 2019)

  • Recorded his first career NCAA goal in a 5-4 overtime victory against Boston College on Oct. 29... Made his NCAA debut on Oct. 8 vs. Colgate

European Prospects

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

  • Has appeared in two games for Russia at the 2021 Karjala Cup.

Simon Knak - RW - HC Davos (Swiss) - (Drafted 179th overall by NSH in 2021)

  • Owns five points (1g-4a) in 15 games this season... Recorded a goal and an assist in a 6-0 win over HC Ajoie on Oct. 3 to mark his first multi-point game of the season.

Anton Olsson - D - Malmo (Sweden) - (Drafted 72 overall by NSH in 2021)

  • Skated in two of his team's four games this week, logging 15:27 of ice time on Oct. 26 vs. Skelleftea.

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

  • Leads TPS in points (12) and is tied for first in assists (8)... Third among Liiga U-21 skaters in points and assists.

Fedor Svechkov - C - Neva Saint Petersburg (Russia-2) - (Drafted 19th overall by NSH in 2021)

  • Has appeared in one game for Russia at the 2021 Karjala Cup... Has recorded eight points during a four-game point streak (1g-7a) with Neva Saint Petersburg of the Russian second division.

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

  • Third on his team in plus-minus (+10).

Vladislav Yeryomenko - D - Dinamo Minsk (KHL) - (Drafted 151st overall by NSH in 2018)

  • Tallied a goal in a 3-2 victory over Admiral Vladivostok on Oct. 26.

Goaltenders

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

  • Started for Russia on Nov. 13 vs. Sweden at the 2021 Karjala Cup... Owns a 2.01 goals-against average in five KHL appearances, the fourth-best mark among goaltenders with fewer than 10 games played.

Devin Cooley - G - Milwaukee (AHL) - (Signed as a free agent by NSH in 2020)

  • Stopped seven of eight shots faced after entering in relief on Nov. 13 at Iowa.

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

  • Named ECAC Goalie of the Week after going 2-0 last week for Clarkson, allowing just two goals... Earned his first career shutout in a 3-0 victory vs. Dartmouth on Nov. 13... Matched a career high with 37 saves on Nov. 12 vs. Harvard.

Connor Ingram - G - Milwaukee (AHL) - (Acquired via trade with TBL)

  • Made five starts for Milwaukee since being assigned on Nov. 4, going 2-2-1... Made a career-high 56 saves on 60 shots faced in an overtime loss to Manitoba on Nov. 10... Won his first two AHL starts of the season on Nov. 5-6.

Konstantin Volkov - G - Assat (Finland) - (Drafted 168th overall by NSH in 2016)

  • Has started his first season in the Finnish Liiga with a 1-6-0 record.

Tomas Vomacka - G - Florida (ECHL) - (Drafted 154th overall by NSH in 2017)

  • Earned his second win of the season in a 4-2 victory over Worcester on Nov. 6.
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