WEEKEND UPDATE!

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Bogdan Yakimov appears to be turning a corner offensively in his first AHL season. He’s one of the bright lights this week among Oilers’ prospects. Joining him are Leon Draisaitl and the suddenly hot Keven Bouchard.

AHL OKLAHOMA CITY BARONS

  1. R Andrew Miller 54GP, 21-29-50 (3GP, 0-3-3 this week)
  2. C Jason Williams 55GP 19-25-44 (4GP, 2-1-3 this week)
  3. D Brad Hunt 44GP, 14-26-40 (3GP, 0-0-0 this week)
  4. R Matt Ford 51GP, 14-23-37 (3GP, 0-1-1 this week)
  5. C Anton Lander 29GP, 9-22-31 (NHL this week)
  6. L Ryan Hamilton 32GP, 15-14-29 (NHL this week)
  7. R Iiro Pakarinen 39GP, 17-11-28 (NHL this week)
  8. L Curtis Hamilton 52GP, 11-15-26 (3GP, 0-0-0 this week)
  9. C Bogdan Yakimov 53GP, 10-14-24 (3GP, 1-1-2 this week)
  10. D Jordan Oesterle 49GP, 6-15-21 (NHL this week)
  11. L Kellen Jones 31GP, 5-8-13 (3GP, 1-1-2 this week)
  12. D Dillon Simpson 53GP, 2-11-13 (3GP, 0-1-1 this week)
  13. R Steve Pinizzotto 21GP, 1-10-11 (did not play this week, injured)
  14. C Jujhar Khaira 51GP, 4-6-10 (1GP, 0-0-0 this week)
  15. R Tyler Pitlick 14GP, 3-6-9 (NHL and injured this week)
  16. L Josh Winquist 28GP, 5-4-9 (2GP, 1-0-1 this week)
  17. D Brandon Davidson 44GP, 3-6-9 (3GP, 0-1-1 this week)
  18. D Oscar Klefbom 9GP, 1-7-8 (NHL this week)
  19. D David Musil 51GP, 1-8-9 (3GP, 0-1-1 this week)
  20. D Martin Gernat 48GP, 1-7-8 (3GP, 1-0-1 this week)
  21. D Martin Marincin 27GP, 0-7-7 (NHL this week)
  22. C Connor Jones 28GP, 3-4-7 (3GP, 0-0-0 this week)
  23. L Kale Kessy 17GP, 3-3-6 (season ending injury)
  24. L Mitch Moroz 48GP, 2-3-5 (3GP, 0-0-0 this week)
  25. C Travis Ewanyk 54GP, 2-3-5 (3GP, 0-0-0 this week)
  26. D CJ Ludwig 16GP, 1-3-4 (3GP, 0-1-1 this week)
  27. L Luke Gazdic 5GP, 2-0-2 (NHL this week)
  28. D Keith Aulie 8GP, 0-1-1 (NHL this week)
  29. G Laurent Brossoit 36GP, 2.56 .916 (3GP, 3.75 .897 this week)
  30. G Richard Bachman 22GP, 2.30 .921 (NHL this week)
  31. G Frans Tuohimaa 3GP, 4.22, .904 (ECHL this week)
  32. G Tyler Bunz 1GP, 9.00 .700 (made AHL debut for the season this week)

Notes:

  • Lordy there’s a lot of the Barons roster in Edmonton these days. Richard Bachman, Keith Aulie, Luke Gazdic, Martin Marincin, Oscar Klefbom, Tyler Pitlick, Jordan Oesterle, Iiro Pakarinen, Ryan Hamilton and Anton Lander all spent time in the AHL this season.
  • Andrew Miller has earned a recall.
  • Bogdan Yakimov appears to be turning a corner offensively.

ECHL BAKERSFIELD CONDORS

  1. C Connor Jones 27GP, 10-16-26 (did not play this week)
  2. LW Kellen Jones 27GP, 7-18-25 (did not play this week)
  3. LW Josh Winquist 18GP, 5-18-23 (did not play this week)
  4. D CJ Ludwig 26GP, 3-11-14 (1GP, 1-0-1 this week)
  5. D Graeme Craig 47GP, 4-5-9 (4GP, 0-0-0 this week)
  6. G Frans Tuohimaa 33GP, 3.28 .876 (3GP, 3.96 .833 this week)
  7. G Ty Rimmer 25GP, 3.20 .889 (did not play this week)

CHL

  1. C Kyle Platzer, Owen Sound (OHL) 62GP, 29-43-72 (4GP, 0-0-0 this week)
  2. C-W Greg Chase, Calgary-Victoria (WHL) 55GP, 20-35-55 (4GP, 1-1-2 this week)
  3. R Jackson Houck, Vancouver (WHL) 60GP, 21-27-48 (4GP, 1-1-2 this week)
  4. C Marco Roy, Quebec (QMJHL) 54GP, 24-22-46 (3GP, 0-3-3 this week)
  5. C Leon Draisaitl, Kelowna (WHL) 26GP, 16-27-43 (3GP, 2-4-6 this week)
  6. D Darnell Nurse, SSM (OHL) 33GP, 9-22-31 (injured this week)
  7. LD Ben Betker, Everett (WHL) 59GP, 5-23-28 (3GP, 0-0-0 this week)
  8. G Keven Bouchard Val d’Or (QMJHL) 33GP, 3.97 .869 (2GP, 2.00 .934 this week)

Notes:

  • Keven Bouchard is officially on fire at this point. Incredible run for about three weeks now.
  • Leon Draisaitl is too good for the WHL.
  • Vladimir Tkachev is now 41GP 16-32-48 on the season.

NCAA

  1. LD Joey Laleggia, Denver (NCAA) 32GP, 12-23-35 (1GP, 0-0-0 this week)
  2. L Evan Campbell UMass-Lowell (NCAA) 32GP, 10-15-25 (Did Not Play this week)
  3. C Tyler Vesel, Nebraska at Omaha (NCAA) 34GP, 7-14-21 (2GP, 0-2-2 this week)
  4. L Aidan Muir, Western Michigan (NCAA) 33GP, 6-8-14 (2GP, 0-0-0 this week)
  5. R John McCarron, Cornell (NCAA) 31GP, 4-8-12 (2GP, 0-0-0 this week)
  6. G Zach Nagelvoort Michigan (NCAA) 20GP, 2.65 .908 (did not play this week)

BCJHL

  1. L Liam Coughlin, Vernon 54GP, 20-40-60 (2GP, 0-1-1 in playoffs)

USHL

  1. LD William Lagesson, Dubuque 39GP, 1-12-13 (2GP, 0-0-0 this week)

Notes:

  • Tyler Vesel had the only week of note.
  • Zach Nagelvoort hasn’t played in some time.

EUROPE

  1. L Roman Horak, Vityaz Podolsk (KHL) 53GP, 18-13-31 (Season is over)
  2. L Anton Slepyshev, Salavat Yulaev (KHL) 58GP, 15-10-25 (5GP, 0-2-2 in playoffs season over)
  3. R Antti Tyrvainen, Ilves (SML) 42GP, 7-7-14 (1GP, 0-1-1 this week)
  4. L Daniil Zharkov Torpedo (VHL) 39GP, 4-5-9 (did not play this week)

Notes:

  • Slepyshev should be the signing target among the Euro prospects. Give him a season or two in the AHL and see what you have with him.
  • Horak might be an attractive depth NHL option, don’t know if he’s better than Pakarinen. 

Yakimov photo by Rob Ferguson. All rights reserved.