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Oilers Prospect Report: Bourgault returns to the ice

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Liam Horrobin
9 months ago
Well, it finally happened.
Ken Holland pulled the plug on Dave Tippett’s coaching status with the Edmonton Oilers and replaced him with Jay Woodcroft, the Head Coach of the Bakersfield Condors. Woodcroft is someone many Oilers fans believe in, and rightfully so.
Eight members of the current Oilers team have played under Woodcroft in Bakersfield, and all had success with him on the bench.
The question is now, can Woodcroft bring that same spark to the Oilers dressing and get the team moving in the right direction.
Now that’s out of the way, let’s dive into the Oilers Prospect World:

Savoie Inspires Denver To Victory

Carter Savoie has had a dry spell as of late, with only two goals in his last ten games before this weekend. However, it’s looking like he might’ve found his rhythm again after scoring a hat-trick against their NCDC rivals St. Cloud State. His goals came at crucial moments for the Pioneers too. After finding themselves down 3-0 after one, Savoie scored twice within the first five minutes of the second period to pull them back. The hat trick goal came at another crucial time, tying the game up at 4-4. Denver then went on to win the game 8-5. Savoie now has 16 goals with 33 points in 24 games. He’s 13th in goals in the NCAA and tied with 2021 2nd overall pick Matty Beniers.

Petrov Gets “Back” In Form

For a while, we’d talk about Matvey Petrov’s multi-point game week after week. However, he slowed down a little lately but was still producing with a point each game. Last weekend, Petrov regained that form with two multi-point nights. In three games, the Oilers 6th rounder scored four goals and six points to take his tally to 62 points on the season. He had a three-point night in North Bay’s 5-2 win over Soo, in which he scored the game-winner. Petrov followed that up with two more goals against Soo, including the overtime winner. Petrov is now 6th in league scoring.

Bourgault Returns To The Lineup

After the excitement of having Xavier Bourgault crack the Team Canada World Juniors rosters, the Oilers first rounder left game one with an injury and hasn’t played since then. That was until last Friday. Bourgault returned to the Shawinigan Cataractes lineup to face the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies. He immediately grabbed a secondary assist on the first goal of the game and finished +1 on the night. It shouldn’t be long before Bourgault finds his mojo, again.
Games PlayedGoalsAssistsPoints
AHL
Cooper MarodyBakersfield CondorsForwardSeason28131730
Last 7 days0000
Dmitri SamorukovBakersfield CondorsDefenceSeason27167
84th overall, 2017Last 7 days2011
Dylan HollowayBakersfield CondorsForwardSeason7145
14th overall, 2020Last 7 days2000
Filip BerglundBakersfield CondorsDefenceSeason25044
91st overall, 2016Last 7 days0000
Graham McPheeBakersfield CondorsForwardSeason24336
149th overall, 2016Last 7 days2000
James HamblinBakersfield CondorsForwardSeason3011819
Last 7 days2112
Markus NiemelainenBakersfield CondorsDefenceSeason23257
63rd overall, 2016Last 7 days2011
Michael KesselringBakersfield CondorsDefenceSeason27235
162nd overall, 2018Last 7 days2101
Ostap SafinBakersfield CondorsForwardSeason22235
115th overall, 2017Last 7 days1000
Philip BrobergBakersfield CondorsDefenceSeason2621618
8th overall, 2019Last 7 days2011
Philip KempBakersfield CondorsDefenceSeason28336
208th overall, 2017Last 7 days2000
Raphael LavoieBakersfield CondorsForwardSeason349918
38th overall, 2019Last 7 days2011
Ryan McLeodBakersfield CondorsForwardSeason7145
40th overall, 2018Last 7 days0000
Vincent DesharnaisBakersfield CondorsDefenceSeason334913
183rd overall, 2016Last 7 days4011
William LagessonBakersfield CondorsDefenceSeason11022
91st overall, 2014Last 7 days0000
Games PlayedGAASV %
Ilya KonovalovBakersfield CondorsGoaltenderSeason112.530.904
85th overall, 2019Last 7 days000
Olivier RodrigueBakersfield CondorsGoaltenderSeason133.090.886
62nd overall, 2018Last 7 days000
Stuart SkinnerBakersfield CondorsGoaltenderSeason81.970.928
Last 7 days200
Games PlayedGoalsAssistsPoints
Europe
Maxim BeryozkinLoko YaroslavlForwardSeason1581725
138th overall, 2020Last 7 days2112
Maxim DenezhkinLada Togliatti (VHL)ForwardSeason48152136
193rd overall, 2019Last 7 days1011
Jeremias LindewallModo Hockey (Sweden)ForwardSeason37044
200th overall, 2020Last 7 days1000
Aapeli RäsänenKalPa (Liiga)ForwardSeason41101424
153rd overall, 2016Last 7 days2101
Patrik SiikanenJVP (Liiga)ForwardSeason266410
195th overall, 2018Last 7 days0000
NCAA
Skyler Brind’ AmourQuinnipiac UnivForwardSeason2821012
177th overall, 2017Last 7 days3011
Filip EngarasUniversity of New HampshireForwardSeason255813
169th overall, 2020Last 7 days2101
Tomas MazuraProvidence CollegeForwardSeason8112
162nd overall, 2019Last 7 days0011
Luca MunzenbergerUniversity of VermontDefenceSeason22033
90th overall, 2021Last 7 days2011
Carter SavoieUniversity of DenverForwardSeason24161733
100th overall, 2020Last 7 days2303
OHL
Matvey PetrovNorth Bay BattalionForwardSeason39263662
180th overall, 2021Last 7 days3426
Tyler TullioOshawa GeneralsForwardSeason39203353
126th overall, 2020Last 7 days2213
QMJHL
Xavier BourgaultShawinigan CataractesForwardSeason25222143
22nd overall, 2021Last 7 days1011
USHL
Shane LachanceYoungstown PhantomsForwardSeason314610
186th overall, 2021Last 7 days2101
WHL
Jake ChiassonBrandon Wheat KingsForwardSeason0000
116th overall, 2021Last 7 days0000
Max WannerMoose Jaw WarriorsDefenceSeason4631518
212th overall, 2021Last 7 days5022
 

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