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Prospect Report

by Mark Stepneski / Dallas Stars

League championship series are underway in junior hockey. Here is the latest on Dallas Stars prospects still involved in postseason play.

Ontario Hockey League

*LW Remi Elie (second round/2013) and the Erie Otters are down 2-0 to the Oshawa Generals in the OHL Championship Series.

Elie scored Erie’s lone goal as it lost the series opener, 4-1, at Oshawa on Friday. Elie did not factor in the scoring in the second game, which Oshawa won, 5-1, on Saturday. Game 3 of the best-of-seven series is Monday night in Erie.

Elie has 20 points (three goals, 17 assists) in 17 playoff games.

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

*G Philippe Desrosiers (second round/2013) and the Rimouski Oceanic trail Quebec, 2-1, in the QMJHL President Cup Finals.

Quebec took the first game, 7-4, Tuesday. Desrosiers came in relief early in the second period with Rimouski down 4-2. He allowed two goals on 18 shots and ended up taking the loss. Desrosiers got the start in the second game, was pulled 13 minutes into the game after allowing three goals on seven shots and took the loss as Quebec went on to a 4-1 victory. Rimouski’s coach didn’t put all of it on Desrosiers, saying he had no chance two of the goals. Desrosiers served as the backup Sunday as Rimouski won 4-2 in the third game of the series.

Desrosiers is 3-3 in the playoffs with a 3.05 goals-against average and .888 save percentage.

United States Hockey League

*RW Matej Paulovic (fifth round/2013) and the Muskegon Lumberjacks are down 2-0 to Sioux Falls in the USHL Clark Cup Finals.

Paulovic scored a power play goal in Muskegon’s 3-2 loss in the first game of the series Saturday night. He had no points in a 6-1 loss on Sunday. Game 3 of the best-of-five series is Friday.

Paulovic has seven points (two goals, five assists) in eleven playoff games.

Season completed

Below are the prospects who have finished their seasons in juniors, college and Europe.

*D Mattias Backman (trade/2015) – 17 points (four goals, 13 assists) with Linkoping of Swedish Hockey League. Played one regular-season game and two playoff games with Texas Stars (AHL).

*D Ludwig Bystrom (second round/2012) – Five points (one goal, four assists) in 38 games with Farjestad of the Swedish Hockey League. Played 12 regular season games with Texas Stars (AHL).

*C Jason Dickinson (first round/2013) – 71 points (27 goals, 44 assists) in 56 games with Guelph (OHL). Played two regular-season games and three playoff games with Texas Stars (AHL).

*D Niklas Hansson (third round/2013) – 21 points (two goals, 19 assists) with Rogle of the Swedish HockeyAllsvenskan.

*D Aaron Haydon (sixth round/2014) – 25 points (eight goals, 17 assists) with Niagara (OHL).

*C Mattias Janmark (trade/2015) – 36 points (13 goals, 23 assists) with Frolunda of Swedish Hockey League. Played one playoff game with Texas Stars (AHL).

*D Miro Karjalainen (fifth round/2014) – One assist in ten games with HIFK in Finland juniors. Missed extended time with injury/illness.

*D Esa Lindell (third round/2012) – Registered 35 points (14 goals, 21 assists) in 57 games with Assat in Finnish Elite League. Played five games with Texas Stars (AHL), picking up one assist. Currently playing with Finland at World Championship.

*D Aleksi Makela (seventh round/2013) – Six assists in 30 games with Ilves of Finnish Elite League.

*LW Emil Molin (fourth round/2011) – Nine assists in 50 games with Rogle of Swedish HockeyAllsvenskan.

*G Brent Moran (fourth round/2014) – 18-18-1 record, 3.46 goals-against average and .891 save percentage with Niagara (OHL).

*D John Nyberg (sixth round/2014) – 17 points (seven goals, ten assists) in 25 games in Swedish juniors. One assist in 16 games with Frolunda of Swedish Hockey League.

*D Alex Peters (third round/2014) – Four assists in eight games with Plymouth (OHL). Missed most of the season with knee injury.

*LW Brett Pollock (second round/2014) – 62 points (32 goals, 30 assists) with Edmonton (WHL). Spent time with Texas Stars of the AHL, but did not play.

*D Michael Prapavessis (fourth round/2014) – Eight points (one goal, seven assists with RPI (NCAA).

*D Patrick Sanvido (seventh round/2014) – Eleven points (three goals, eight assists) with Windsor (OHL).

*C Devin Shore (second round/2012) – 35 points (14 goals, 21 assists) in 39 games with the University of Maine (NCAA). Played 19 regular-season games and three playoff games with Texas Stars (AHL).

*D Dmitry Sinitsyn (seventh round/2012) – Nine points (two goals, seven assists) in 20 games with Dynamo Moscow (KHL).

*LW Cole Ully (fifth round/2013) – 94 points (34 goals, 60 assists) in 69 games with Kamloops (WHL). Played two regular-season games with Texas Stars (AHL).

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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