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Nick Caamano picked up four points in two OHL games last week

by Mark Stepneski @StarsInsideEdge / Inside Edge

Dallas Stars forward prospect Nick Caamano has picked up the scoring pace again, registering four points (two goals, two assists) in two games the past week for Flint of the Ontario Hockey League.

Caamano, a fifth-round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft, had two assists in a 3-2 win over Kitchener on Friday and two goals in a 5-3 loss to Sault Ste. Marie on Saturday.

After going scoreless in four games from Oct. 22-28, Caamano has tallied points in his past three games (three goals, three assists). He is tied for ninth in the OHL in scoring with 24 points (9 goals, 15 assists) in 18 games. He leads the Firebirds in assists and power play goals (3).

Caamano Stats: Flint (OHL): 18 GP | 9 G |15 A | 24 PTS | +6 | 20 PIM

Here's a look at how other Dallas prospects playing in juniors, college, and Europe fared over the past week.

Western Hockey League

Ondrej Vala (free agent/2016) scored his fourth goal of the season in Kamloops' 5-2 win over Medicine Hat on Friday. Vala has 9 points (4 goals, 5 assists) and a plus-9 rating in 20 games. He ranks second in defenseman scoring on the team and is second among all Kamloops players in plus/minus rating.

Vala Stats: Kamloops (WHL) | 20 GP | 4 G | 5 A | 9 PTS | +9 | 30 PIM

Ontario Hockey League

*D Chris Martenet (4th round/2015) was suspended three games for a cross-checking major he received in a game against Sarnia on Oct. 29. Martenet is eligible to return later this week.

Martenet Stats: London (OHL) | 5 GP | 0 G | 1 A | 1 PT| E | 11 PIM

Europe

It was a quiet week in Europe with several of the leagues, including the top leagues in Sweden and Finland, on a break.

*Fredrik Karlstrom (3rd round/2016) played for Sweden at the U20 4 Nations Tournament in Gothenburg, Sweden. Karlstrom played in all three games, registering one assist for the Swedes who finished first at the tournament. The 18-year-old Karlstrom has 10 points (4 goals, 6 assists) in 14 games with AIK in Sweden's second highest league this season.

Karlstrom Stats: AIK (SWE-2) | 14 GP | 4 G | 6 A | 10 PTS | +2 | 2 PIM

*D Jakob Stenqvist (6th round/2016) played one game with MODO in the second highest league last week, registering no points. Stenqvist has not scored in seven games in the second league and has 10 points (1 goal, 9 assists) in 12 junior games.

Stenqvist Stats: MODO (SWE-JR) | 12 GP | 1 G | 9 A | 10 PTS | -2 | 6 PIM
MODO (SWE-2) | 7 GP | 0 G | 0 A | 0 PTS | +1 | 2 PIM

*D Niklas Hansson (3rd round/2013) and D John Nyberg (6th round/2014) did not play over the past week with the Swedish Hockey League on a break. Nyberg, who suffered a cut above his eye from a high stick last month, is now listed as day to day.

Nyberg Stats: Frolunda (SHL) | 12 GP | 2 G | 0 A | 2 PTS | -1 | 6 PIM

Hansson Stats: HV 71 (SHL) | 12 GP | 0 G | 2 A | 2 PTS | -3 | 2 PIM

*In Finland, LW Roope Hintz (2nd round/2015), G Markus Ruusu (6th round/2015), and D Aleksi Makela (7th round/2013) all did not play over the past week.

Hintz stats: HIFK (Liiga) | 5 GP |1 G | 0 A | 1 PT | +1 | 0 PIM

Ruusu Stats: JYP (Liiga) | 2-1-0 | 2.53 GAA | .919 SV%
JYP-Akatemia (Mestis) | 4-4-1 | 4.13 GAA | .869 SV%

Makela Stats: Assat (Liiga) 14 GP | 0 G | 0 A | 0 PTS | +3 | 2 PIM

NCAA

*D Michael Prapavessis (4th round/2014) picked up one assist in two games for RPI over the weekend, giving him 3 points (1 goal, 2 assists) in 9 games this season. Prapavessis had a power-play assist in RPI's 3-2 overtime loss to Yale on Saturday.

Prapavessis Stats: RPI (NCAA) | 9 GP | 1 G | 2 A | 3 PTS | -3 | 10 PIM

*C Riley Tufte (1st round/2016) did not register any points in two games as top-ranked Minnesota Duluth won two games against No. 8 St. Cloud State over the weekend. Tufte has no points, a plus-one rating and 12 shots on goal in 6 games.

Tufte Stats: Minnesota Duluth (NCAA) | 6 GP | 0 G | 0 A | 0 PTS | +1 | 6 PIM

*C/LW Rhett Gardner (4th round/2016) did not score in two games for No. 3 North Dakota over the weekend. Gardner has 4 points (3 goals, 1 assist) in 7 games this season.

Gardner Stats: North Dakota (NCAA) | 7 GP | 3 G | 1 A | 4 PTS | -4 | 8 PIM

*D Joseph Cecconi (5th round/2015) did not factor in the scoring in Michigan's 4-1 win over Arizona State on Friday. Cecconi has one assist in eight games this season.

Cecconi Stats: Michigan (NCAA) | 8 GP | 0 G | 1 A | 1 PT | -2 | 6 PIM

*G Colton Point (5th round/2016) did not play for Colgate over the past week. Point has made one start in goal this season.

Point Stats: Colgate (NCAA) | 0-0-1 | 3.73 GAA | .911 SV%

This story was not subject to approval of the National Hockey League or Dallas Stars Hockey Club. Mark Stepneski is an independent writer whose posts on DallasStars.com reflect his own opinions and do not represent official statements from the Dallas Stars. You can follow Mark on Twitter @StarsInsideEdge.

Photo courtesy of OHL Images

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