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Wild Prospects Report - Oct. 13

by Staff Writer / Minnesota Wild


HOUSTON AEROS (1-0-0, 2nd in West Division) –
The Aeros opened their season with a 6-1 victory Saturday night over the Oklahoma City Barons. Petr Kalus registered two goals and an assist while Joel Broda tallied a pair of markers of his own. Matt Hackett made 30 saves in his AHL debut and Mike Yeo won his first game as the Aeros bench boss. Looking ahead, Houston has a full weekend with games Friday at Oklahoma City, Saturday vs. Peoria and Sunday vs. Oklahoma City. 

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Future Wild Update

Canadian Hockey Leagues

LW Brett Bulmer - Kelowna (WHL):
Second round pick (39th overall) in 2010 Draft has three goals and an assist through six games. He scored the game-winner in a 4-3 OT victory on October 9. He leads the team in goals and is tied for the team lead in points.

D Josh Caron - Kamloops (WHL): The 2010 free agent signing played two games before suffering a broken collar bone that will sideline him for six weeks. 

LW Kris Foucault - Calgary (WHL): The fourth round pick (103rd overall) in 2009 Draft has a goal through four games this season.

D Colton Jobke - Kelowna (WHL): The 2010 free agent signing recorded an assist in back-to-back games and was a +4 in those two contests. He has totaled two assists and 17 penalty minutes through six games.

D Bjorn Krupp - Belleville (OHL): The 2009 free agent signing is tied for second among Belleville defensemen in scoring with two assists through seven games.

RW Dylen McKinlay - Chilliwack (WHL): The seventh round pick (189th overall) in the 2010 NHL Draft posted an assist in each of the first two games of the season. He has totaled 17 penalty minutes through six games.
   
College/USHL

C Anthony Hamburg - Colgate (ECAC): The seventh round pick (193rd overall) in the 2009 Draft has yet to play a game in his freshman season with Colgate.

LW Erik Haula - Minnesota (WCHA): The seventh round pick (182nd overall) recorded two assists in each of his first two games with the Gophers. He has four assists through two games, and a +4 rating. He was named the second star of the game in his debut, a 5-3 win over UMass-Amherst.

D Sean Lorenz - Notre Dame (CCHA): Fourth round pick (115th overall) equaled his point total from his sophomore campaign on Saturday by posting an assist in a loss to Boston University.

D Kyle Medvec - Vermont (HE): Fourth round pick in 2006 (102nd overall) is scoreless through two games this season. The senior is an assistant captain for the Catamounts this season.

F Jason Zucker - Denver (WCHA): Second round selection (59th overall) in 2010 Draft picked up an assist in his second game with the Pioneers. He's posted an even rating through two games.

International

F Mikael Granlund - HIFK Helsinki (Finland):
The first round selection (ninth overall) in 2010 is averaging a point per game with three goals and eight assists through 11 games. He ranks fifth in the League in assists and tied for sixth in points. HIFK owns the League's best record.

RW Johan Larsson - Brynas (Sweden): The second round selection (56th overall) in the 2010 Draft has posted one assist through seven games and is a +1.

F Jere Sallinen - Blues Espoo (Finland): The sixth round selection (163rd overall) in the 2010 Draft has a goal and three assists through nine games this season.

Goaltenders

Dennis Endras - Augsberger (Germany):
The 2010 free agent signing is 5-5-0 through 10 games with Augsberger. Has posted a 3.10 goals against average and a .898 save percentage. Ranks second in the League in total saves with 273. Served as the Wild's emergency goaltender last week in Helsinki.

Johan Gustafsson - VIK (Sweden): The sixth round pick (159th overall) in the 2010 Draft ranks first among League goaltenders with a 1.67 goals against average and is third with a .939 save percentage.

Darcy Kuemper - Red Deer (WHL): The sixth round pick (161st overall) in 2009 has started every Red Deer game and is 7-2-0. He leads the WHL with a 1.41 goals against average and ranks third with a .941 save percentage.
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