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Next Wave Report: January 11

Robins records five-point night, Harvey earns shutout in debut

by Caroline Goldberg / sjsharks.com

In our previous update, our draft picks were continuing to find success throughout their respective seasons, including Gannon Laroque recording six points in four games and Goaltender Magnus Chrona earning his first shutout. 

In this edition of Next Wave check out what our prospects have been up to and how they've been making strides in recent weeks. 

Let's take a dive into this week's update of our Next Wave report, presented by Kaiser Permanente.

Hello Harvey!
After signing with the Barracuda on Dec. 26, goalie Sam Harvey collected his first AHL shutout in his season debut by turning aside 30 shots on Dec. 31 versus Stockton. For the 23-year-old, it marked the third win of his AHL career. The shutout victory was the Barracuda's first since Jan. 8, 2020, vs. Ontario (9-0 W).

Terrific Tristen
Tristen Robins recorded a season-best five points (one goal, four assists) on Dec. 28, and was named the second star of the game. Robins is currently riding a two-game point streak (two goals, four assists) and has recorded 11 points in his last ten games (three goals, eight assists).

Consistency is Key
Prospect of the Week Ozzy Wiesblatt recorded five points (one goal, four assists) in three games last week. Wiesblatt is also currently riding a six-game point streak (two goals, six assists) dating back to Dec. 14, including a three-point performance (three assists) on Dec. 29. Wiesblatt currently leads his team in points (28) and assists (20).

Notable Players

  • Brandon Coe currently leads the OHL in points (55) and is riding a four-game point streak (five goals, two assists). Coe also ranks in the top five in goals (20) and assists (35) in the league.
  • William Eklund recorded three assists in two games with Sweden during the 2022 World Junior Championship prior to the cancellation of the tournament on Dec. 29.
  • Barracuda forward Evan Weinger notched a shorthanded goal on Dec. 31 in his 150th career AHL game, his second SHG of the year, and the team's AHL-best sixth of the season.
  • Denver goaltender Magnus Chrona recorded a season-high 64:38 time on ice in a 4-4 tie against Alaska Fairbanks on Jan. 1. Chrona made 17 saves in the tie.
  • Barracuda defenseman Nick Cicek leads all San Jose defensemen in points (13) and all skaters in assists (11).
  • Gannon Laroque was named the third star of the game on Dec. 30 after recording three assists. The defenseman has eight assists in his last six games.
  • Danil Gushchin recorded four points (one goal, three assists) in a 7-6 OT win on Dec. 16 and was named second star of the game. Gushchin has seven points (four goals, three assists) in his last three games.
  • Evgenii Kashnikov recorded a season-high three points (one goal, two assists) on Dec. 17.
  • New Hampshire goaltender Mike Robinson registered 29 saves in a 7-1 win on Dec. 31 for his sixth win of the season.

For the full Sharks player report, click here.

     

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