Three Stars of the Week
Vitali Kravtsov represented Russia at the U20 Four Nations Tournament this week, and he registered five points (one goal, four assists) and a plus-four rating in three games during the tournament. The Rangers' first round pick (ninth overall) tallied four points (one goal, three assists), posted a plus-four rating, and was on the ice for all of Russia's six goals in the team's 6-5 win against the Czech Republic on Nov. 10.
Kravtsov rejoins Traktor this week; he has recorded 11 points (three goals, eight assists) in 24 KHL games this season, and he has tallied an assist/point in each of the last three KHL games he has played (four assists over the span). The 18-year-old leads all KHL players younger than 20 years old in assists and points this season, and he has more assists (eight) than any other KHL player younger than 20 years old has points (six) thus far in 2018-19.
Morgan Barron registered two points (one goal, one assist), both on the power play, tallied an assist on the game-winning goal, and tied for the game-high with six shots on goal in Cornell's 3-2 win against Northern Michigan on Nov. 10. Barron also recorded six of Cornell's 21 shots on goal in the contest. The Rangers' sixth round pick (174th overall) in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft has tallied six points (four goals, two assists) in six games with Cornell this season, and he has recorded a point in four of the six games. In addition, Barron has registered either the game-winning goal or an assist on the game-winning goal in three of six games in 2018-19. Thus far in Barron's collegiate career, Cornell has posted a 17-2-0 record in games which he has tallied a point, including an 8-0-0 record in games which he has recorded a goal. Barron has recorded four goals in six games this season after tallying five goals in 33 games during his freshman year in 2017-18, and he leads Cornell in goals thus far this season. He is tied for fifth in the NCAA in game-winning goals thus far this season (two), and he also ranks second in the NCAA in shots on goal per game thus far in 2018-19 (5.33; 32 shots on goal in six games).
Tim Gettinger recorded a goal/point in each of Hartford's two games during the week (two goals). The Rangers' fifth round pick (141st overall) in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft has tallied a point in five of the last seven games (three goals, two assists over the span), and he has registered nine points (six goals, three assists) in 16 games with the Wolf Pack this season. Gettinger ranks second on Hartford in goals, is tied for second in shots on goal (35), and is tied for fourth in points thus far this season. In addition, he is tied for fourth among AHL rookies in goals in 2018-19.