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Caamano, a fifth-round pick by the Stars in the 2016 NHL Draft, was acquired by Hamilton in late November to add some scoring to the lineup, and he hasn't disappointed. He tallied 36 points (13 goals, 23 assists) in 41 games for Hamilton following the trade and has provided more scoring punch in the playoffs, tallying 18 points (six goals, 12 assists) in 15 postseason games.
The 19-year-old forward ranks third on the Bulldogs in playoff scoring and is tied for 11th in the OHL. His three-game winning goals are tied for third in the league and his 54 shots on goal rank 10th. He is tied for sixth in plus/minus ranking at plus-11.
Hamilton, which will be making its first-ever appearance in the OHL Championship Series, is awaiting the winner of the Sault Ste. Marie-Kitchener series, which is tied 3-3 and is going to a seventh and deciding game Monday night.
Caamano Stats: Hamilton/Flint (OHL) | 64 GP | 25 G | 32 A | 57 PTS | +9 | 94 PIM
Playoffs | 15 GP | 6 G | 12 A | 18 PTS | +11 | 18 PIM
Here are updates on other Dallas prospects still playing in juniors and Europe fared over the past week.
North American Juniors
LW Jason Robertson (2nd round/2017) recorded two goals and one assist in two games for the Kingston Frontenacs as they ended up falling to Caamano and Hamilton in the OHL Eastern Conference Championship Series, 4-1. Robertson ended the playoffs with 18 points (10 goals, eight assists) in 16 games, ranking second on his team in goals and points. Robertson ranks seventh in the OHL in playoff goals and is tied for 11th in points.
Robertson Stats: Kingston (OHL) | 68 GP | 41 G | 46 A | 87 PTS | +8 | 36 PIM
Playoffs | 16 GP |10 G | 8 A | 18 PTS | -3 | 8 PIM
D Ondrej Vala (Free agent/2016) tallied two assists last week as Everett won two of three games to take a 3-2 series lead over Tri-City in the Western Hockey League's Western Conference Championship Series. Vala has seventh points (one goal, six assists) in 15 playoff games.
Vala Stats: Kamloops/Everett (WHL) | 59 GP | 7 G | 21 A | 28 PTS | +17 | 48 PIM
Playoffs | 15 GP | 1 G | 6 A | 7 PTS | +12 | 14 PIM
D Miro Heiskanen (1st round/2017) is on Finland's final roster for the 2018 World Championship in Denmark. Dallas Stars defenseman Julius Honka is also on Finland's roster. The tournament gets underway later this week. Finland's first game is Saturday against South Korea.
Heiskanen Stats: HIFK (Liiga) | 30 GP | 11 G | 12 A | 23 PTS | +17 | 8 PIM
Playoffs | 14 GP | 3 G | 6 A | 9 PTS | +6 | 18 PIM
LW Valeri Nichushkin (1st round/2013) could miss the World Championship for Russia due to injury. Nichushkin was added to Russia's preliminary roster last week but Russia's national team's coach, Ilya Vorobyov, told media that Nichushkin is doubtful for the tournament due to the injury that sidelined him for the final two games of the KHL's championship series.
Nichushkin Stats: CSKA (KHL) | 50 GP | 16 G | 11 A | 27 PTS | +11 | 14 PIM
CSKA (KHL Playoffs) | 19 GP | 3 G | 6 A | 9 PTS | +4 | 4 PIM
Here are brief recaps on the prospects who have concluded their seasons in college, juniors, and Europe.
D John Nyberg (6th round/2014) tallied 13 points (two goals, 11 assists) in 52 games with Frolunda of the Swedish Hockey League. After tallying two assists in six playoff games with Frolunda, Nyberg played five games with Sweden's national team. He has since joined the Texas Stars of the AHL.
Nyberg Stats: Frolunda (SHL) | 52 GP | 2 G | 11 A | 13 PTS | E | 40 PIM
Playoffs | 6 GP | 0 G |2 A | 2 PTS | -2 | 4 PIM
Sweden (Intl) | 5 GP | 0 G | 0 A | 0 PTS | -2 | 4 PIM
LW Riley Tufte (1st round/2016) tallied 29 points (16 goals, 13 assists) in 42 games for Minnesota Duluth, which won the NCAA championship. Tufte, a sophomore, led the Bulldogs in goal scoring and shots on goal (131).
Tufte Stats: Minnesota Duluth (NCHC) | 42 GP | 16 G | 13 A | 29 PTS | +11 | 36 PIM
G Colton Point (5th round/2016) finished his sophomore season at Colgate with a 16-12-5 record and ranked second in the nation in goals against average (1.74) and first in save percentage (.944). His six shutouts ranked fourth.
Point Stats: Colgate (ECAC) | 16-12-5 | 1.74 | .944
G Jake Oettinger (1st round/2017) finished his sophomore season at Boston University with a 21-13-4 record, 2.45 goals against average and .915 save percentage. Oettinger tied for fifth in the nation with five shutouts.
Oettinger Stats: Boston University (Hockey East) | 21-13-4 | 2.45 | .915
D Joe Cecconi (5th round/2015) recorded 27 points (five goals, 22 assists) in 40 games for the University of Michigan, which advanced to the NCAA Frozen Four. Cecconi, a junior, ranked second among Michigan defensemen in scoring.
Cecconi stats: Michigan (Big Ten) | 40 GP | 5 G | 22 A | 27 PTS | E | 43 PIM
RW Tony Calderone (Free agent/2018) signed as a free agent with Dallas after concluding the season with the University of Michigan, where he tallied 45 points (25 goals, 20 assists) in 40 games, leading the Wolverines in goal scoring and ranking fifth nationally. Signed an amateur tryout with the Texas Stars of the AHL after signing with Dallas.
C/LW Rhett Gardner (4th round/2016) tallied 20 points (seven goals, 13 assists) in 33 games with North Dakota. Gardner, a junior, won 58.6 percent of his faceoffs (459 of 783).
Gardner Stats: North Dakota (NCHC) | 33 GP | 7 G | 13 A | 20 PTS | +6 |48 PIM
D Michael Prapavessis (4th round/2014) finished his senior season with 19 assists in 37 games for RPI. He signed an amateur tryout contract with Cincinnati of the ECHL.
Prapavessis Stats: RPI (ECAC) | 37 GP | 0 G | 19 A | 19 PTS | -10 | 18 PIM
C Liam Hawel (4th round/2017) tallied 41 points (14 goals, 27 assists) in 41 games for Guelph of the Ontario Hockey League. Hawel won 53.4 percent of his faceoffs (512 of 958).
Hawel Stats: Guelph (OHL) | 62 GP | 14 G | 27 A | 41 PTS | -5 | 31 PIM
Playoffs | 6 GP | 3 G | 3 A | 6 PTS | -1 | 4 PIM
C Brett Davis (6th round/2017) finished the regular season with 58 points (25 goals, 33 assists) in 72 games for Kootenay of the WHL, tying for second on the team in goals and ranking third in points.
Davis Stats: Kootenay | 72 GP | 25 G | 33 A | 58 PTS | -20 | 25 PIM
D Jakob Stenqvist (6th round/2016) played primarily in Sweden's second league where he tallied 22 points (five goals, 17 assists) in 46 games and, as a defenseman, was the highest scoring junior player in the league. He ranked eighth among all league defensemen in scoring.
Stenqvist Stats: Bjorkloven (Allsvenskan) | 46 GP | 5 G | 17 A | 22 PTS | -3 | 16 PIM
Frolunda (SHL) | 2 GP | 0 G | 0 A | 0 PTS | E | 2 PIM
Bjorkloven (Postseason) | 5 GP | 0 G | 3 A | | 3 PTS | +3 | 2 PIM
Frolunda (Jr, Postseason) | 2 GP | 2 G | 0 A | 2 PTS | -3 | 0 PIM
C Jacob Peterson (5th round/2017) played at three different levels this season in Sweden including juniors, the second league, and the Swedish Hockey League. He played primarily in juniors where he tallied 34 points (13 goals, 21 assists) in 33 games and he recorded five points (three goals, two assists) in 10 games in the second league.
Peterson Stats: Frolunda (Sweden, Jr.) | 33 GP | 13 G | 21 A | 34 PTS | +3 | 26 PIM
Frolunda (SHL) | 9 GP | 0 G | 0 A | 0 PTS | -1 | 0 PIM
Bjorkloven (Allsvenskan) | 10 GP | 3 G | 2 A | 5 PTS | +2 | 2 PIM
Bjorkloven (Postseason) | 5 GP | 1 G | 1 A | | 2 PTS | -1 | 4 PIM
Frolunda (Jr, Postseason) | 2 GP | 1 G | 2 A | 3 PTS | -3 | 0 PIM
LW/C Fredrik Karlstrom (3rd round/2016) played primarily in the Swedish Hockey League where he had five points (two goals, three assists) in 35 games. He didn't play towards the end of the season due to a shoulder injury which had plagued him earlier in the season as well. Karlstrom also played at the 2018 World Junior Championship, recording three assists in seven games as Sweden took home the silver medal.
Karlstrom Stats: Linkoping (SHL) | 35 GP | 2 G | 3 A | 5 PTS | -2 | 6 PIM
Linkoping (Sweden, Jr.) | 4 GP | 2 G | 0 A | 2 PTS | -3 | 4 PIM
G Markus Ruusu (6th round/2015) played at three different levels in Finland, primarily in the second league (Mestis) where he posted a 9-4-3 record, 2.64 goals against average and .907 save percentage.
Ruusu Stats: TUTO/LeKi (Mestis) | 9-4-3 | 2.64 | .907
Ilves (Liiga) | 5-6-0 | 3.75 | .851
Ilves (Finland, Jr.) | 0-2-0 | 2.57 | .924
Leki (Postseason) | 0-1 | 7.00 | .696
D Miro Karjalainen (5th round/2014) recorded five points (two goals, three assists) in 36 games for HPK in Finland's top league.
Karjalainen Stats: HPK (Liiga) | 36 GP | 2 G | 3 A | 5 PTS | -5 | 135 PIM
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