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Prospect Report

by Mark Stepneski / Dallas Stars

Here are some notes on Dallas Stars prospects playing in juniors, Europe and college.

*LW/C Jason Dickinson (first round/2013) had a big week for Guelph of the Ontario Hockey League, registering 10 points (3 goals, 7 assists) in 4 games. Dickinson notched a career-high 5 points (2 goals, 3 assists) and a plus-5 rating as Guelph defeated Mississauga, 9-3, on Tuesday. Dickinson picked up 5 points (1 goal, 4 assists) in his next 3 games, giving him 33 points (11 goals, 22 assists) in 26 games this season. He is currently tied for 16th in the OHL in points and is tied for 12th in assists.

*C Radek Faksa (first round/2012) picked up 4 points (1 goal, 3 assists) in 3 games for Kitchener of the OHL. Faksa leads the Rangers with 18 points (11 goals, 7 assists) in 22 games.

*LW Remi Elie (second round/2013) had 4 assists in 3 games for Belleville of the OHL. Elie has 19 points (8 goals, 11 assists) in 18 games since being acquired by Belleville in October.

*C Gemel Smith (fourth round/2012) registered 1 goal and 1 assist in Owen Sound’s 4-3 win over Belleville in the OHL on Saturday. Smith has 30 points (20 goals, 10 assists) in 25 games, and ranks 4th in the OHL in goal scoring.

*RW Cody Payne (trade acquisition/2013) ran his goal scoring streak to six games when he tallied in Saginaw’s 4-2 victory over Sault Ste. Marie in the OHL on Wednesday. Payne, whose streak came to an end on Friday, has 13 goals in 23 games.

*D Dmitry Sinitsyn (seventh round/2012) had 1 assist in 2 games for Regina in the Western Hockey League. Sinitsyn, who has 13 points (2 goals, 11 assists) in 25 games, ranks 5th among rookie WHL defensemen in scoring.

*RW Branden Troock (fifth round/2012) picked up 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist) in 3 games for Seattle of the WHL. Troock has 21 points (7 goals, 14 assists) in 25 games.

*LW Cole Ully (fifth round/2013) had 2 assists in 3 games, giving him 26 points (10 goals, 16 assists) in 24 games for Kamloops of the WHL.

*C Mike Winther (second round/2012) registered 2 assists in 3 games for Prince Albert of the WHL. Winther has 13 points (2 goals, 11 assists) in 15 games.

*G Philippe Desrosiers (second round/2013) won his only start over the past week, stopping 24 of 27 shots in regulation and overtime and 3 of 3 in the shootout as Rimouski defeated Quebec, 4-3, in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.

*D Troy Vance (fifth round/2011) returned from a six-game suspension for a dangerous hit in the QMJHL. He played one game for Charlottetown, registering no points.

*D John Klingberg (fifth round/2010) had no points in two games for Frolunda of the Swedish Hockey League. Klingberg is tied for seventh in defensemen scoring in the SHL with 13 points (5 goals, 8 assists) in 22 games.

*D Niklas Hansson (third round/2013) played one game with Rogle’s junior team over the past week, scoring a goal in a 6-3 win over Malmo. Hansson has played 12 junior games this season, registering 12 points (4 goals, 8 assists) and a plus-13 rating. He has one assist in 17 games with Rogle in the Allsvenskan, Sweden’s second highest league.

*C Devin Shore (second round/2012) tallied 3 points (2 goals, 1 assist) as the University of Maine defeated Boston College, 5-1, over the weekend. Shore, a sophomore, leads Maine in scoring with 10 points (4 goals, 6 assists) in 11 games.

*LW Alex Guptill (third round/2010) scored 2 goals in the University of Michigan’s 6-0 victory over Niagara over the weekend. Guptill, a junior, has 8 points (4 goals, 4 assists) in 10 games.

Injury notes

*G Maxime Lagace (free agent/2012) remains out due to a lower body injury.

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


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