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Prospect Update: Midweek Report

Gropp, Huska, Shesterkin and More in Action

by Matt Calamia @MattCalamia /

Ryan Gropp notched a pair of goals and added an assist in Seattle's 5-1 win over Tri-City on Sunday afternoon in the Western Hockey League. The 2015 second round pick followed that performance up with an assist Tuesday night in the Thunderbirds' 4-3 overtime win over Kamloops.

Gropp is riding a six-game point streak during which he's scored two goals and nine assists for 11 points. He has 13 goals and 28 assists for 41 points in 43 games this year.

Ty Ronning had an assist in Vancouver's 6-3 loss to Victoria on Sunday. The 2016 seventh round selection now has 19 goals and 22 assists for 41 points through 47 games with the Giants.

Gabriel Fontaine extended his point streak to three games with an assist Saturday night in a 5-2 Rouyn-Noranda loss to Acadie-Bathurst in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. The 2016 sixth rounder has point in nine of his last 10 games and has nine goals and 15 point during that span. He has 18 goals and 22 assists for 40 points in 41 games for the Huskies this season.

Goaltender Adam Huska made 34 saves last Friday in a 3-1 UConn win over Vermont. The freshman is 6-5-3 this season with the Huskies and was named a Hobey Baker Award candidate on Tuesday.

Goaltender Igor Shesterkin made 20 saves in a 5-3 SKA win over Traktor Sunday in the Kontinental Hockey League. The netminder is 26-3-5 with a .939 SV% and a 1.59 GAA with eight shutouts this season. He's third in the KHL in save percentage, fourth in goals against average and second in shutouts.

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