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Prospect Report: November 26

by Mark Stepneski / Dallas Stars
Here are some notes and and a statistical update on Dallas Stars prospects playing in juniors, college and the European leagues.

*RW Brett Ritchie (second round/2011) had his goal scoring streak end at eight games on Friday and his points streak end at ten games on Sunday, but he still picked up four points (1 goal, 3 assists) in 3 games over the weekend. Ritchie has 26 points (17 goals, 9 assists) in 11 games for the month of November. He has 42 points (21 goals, 21 assists) in 27 games this season, and is tied for second in the Ontario Hockey League in goal scoring and ranks fourth in points.

*C Radek Faksa (first round/2012) has at least one assist in four straight games for Kitchener of the OHL. Faksa, who has 8 assists during the streak, now has points in seven of his last eight games and has 12 points (1 goal, 11 assists) during that eight-game stretch.

C Gemel Smith (fourth round/2012) had an assist in Owen Sound’s 6-1 victory over Mississauga in the OHL on Sunday. Smith has points in 17 of his last 21 games, registering 26 points (12 goals, 14 assists) during that stretch.

*RW Matej Stransky (sixth round/2011) had 1 goal and 2 assists in 3 games over the past week for Saskatoon of the Western Hockey League. Stransky, who had a four-game goal scoring streak snapped Saturday night, has points in 13 of his last 16 games and has 20 points (8 goals, 12 assists) during that stretch. The Czech native has 23 points (10 goals, 13 assists) in 24 games for the season.

*C Mike Winther (second round/2012) has picked up three assists in his last two games for Prince Albert of the WHL and now has 11 points (4 goals, 7 assists) in his last 9 games. For the season, Winther has 22 points (9 goals, 13 assists) in 23 games. His plus-17 rating leads Prince Albert and is tied for 13th in the league.

*C Scott Winkler (third round/2008) had a goal and an assist in Colorado College’s 6-5 overtime loss to Yale on Saturday.  Winkler has 9 points (5 goals, 4 assists) in his last 8 games for the Tigers and has 14 points (8 goals, 6 assists) in 14 games for the season.

*RW Branden Troock (fifth round/2012) remains out with an upper body injury for Seattle of the WHL. He has not played since Oct. 20. D

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