Since the Prospect Report came on Sunday, there hasn’t been much else to report on in the Oilers prospect world. A couple of guys were selected to play for their national teams, and one prospect has been shining in Bakersfield.
Those are the main topics for today so let’s begin:

Two prospects make World Junior Rosters

Edmonton Oilers fans will get a good look at two of their prospects at the upcoming World Junior Championships. Xavier Bourgault will represent Team Canada, while Luca Munzenberger was named to Team Germany’s final roster.
Bourgault was selected 22nd overall by the Oilers in last years draft. He’s been having an unbelievable season in the QMJHL and is very much deserving of his call up to Canada. In 24 games for the Shawinigan Cataractes, Bourgault leads them with 22 goals and 42 points.
As for Munzenberger, he’s known more for his defensive play than his offensive abilities. Munzenberger is currently playing the NCAA with the University of Vermont and has two assists in 15 games.
A couple of prospects missing out on the World Juniors are the University of Denver forward Carter Savoie and North Bay Battalion forward Matvey Petrov. Petrov is a big surprise from Team Russia. Every week we talk about his dominance in the OHL. I guess Team Russia couldn’t see the value in him having 44 points in 27 games as a rookie.
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Konovalov continues to develop 

Ilya Konovalov had a tough start to his time in North America.
He finished October with a 3.5 GAA and a 0.852SV% and followed that up with a mixed November. His goals-against average improved, lowering to a 2.50 GAA in four games, but a bad start against Ontario lowered his save percentage to a disastrous 0.780.
That night against the Reign, Konovalov allowed two goals in 25 minutes on only five shots. If you take that game away, there were signs of growth. He finished with two starts over a 0.920 save percentage and allowed only three goals combined in those games.
December is where it has started to look like he’s piecing things together. In three games, the former third-rounder has a 1.33 GAA and a 0.913 SV%. These are very encouraging signs.
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If he can continue to perform at this level there’s a good chance he can compete for a roster spot with the Oilers next season.
Games Played
Goals
Assists
Points
AHL
Cooper Marody
Bakersfield Condors
Forward
Season
18
6
9
15
Last 7 days
1
0
0
0
Dmitri Samorukov
Bakersfield Condors
Defence
Season
14
1
2
3
84th overall, 2017
Last 7 days
1
0
0
0
Dylan Holloway
Bakersfield Condors
Forward
Season
0
0
0
0
14th overall, 2020
Last 7 days
0
0
0
0
Filip Berglund
Bakersfield Condors
Defence
Season
15
0
2
2
91st overall, 2016
Last 7 days
1
0
0
0
Graham McPhee
Bakersfield Condors
Forward
Season
15
2
1
3
149th overall, 2016
Last 7 days
1
0
0
0
James Hamblin
Bakersfield Condors
Forward
Season
15
3
2
5
Last 7 days
0
0
0
0
Markus Niemelainen
Bakersfield Condors
Defence
Season
14
1
2
3
63rd overall, 2016
Last 7 days
0
0
0
0
Michael Kesselring
Bakersfield Condors
Defence
Season
11
1
1
2
162nd overall, 2018
Last 7 days
0
0
0
0
Ostap Safin
Bakersfield Condors
Forward
Season
12
1
0
1
115th overall, 2017
Last 7 days
1
0
0
0
Philip Broberg
Bakersfield Condors
Defence
Season
14
0
10
10
8th overall, 2019
Last 7 days
1
0
0
0
Philip Kemp
Bakersfield Condors
Defence
Season
11
0
2
2
208th overall, 2017
Last 7 days
1
0
0
0
Raphael Lavoie
Bakersfield Condors
Forward
Season
18
0
3
3
38th overall, 2019
Last 7 days
1
0
0
0
Ryan McLeod
Bakersfield Condors
Forward
Season
7
1
4
5
40th overall, 2018
Last 7 days
0
0
0
0
Tim Soderlund
Bakersfield Condors
Forward
Season
3
0
0
0
Last 7 days
1
0
0
0
Vincent Desharnais
Bakersfield Condors
Defence
Season
14
2
3
5
183rd overall, 2016
Last 7 days
4
1
0
1
William Lagesson
Bakersfield Condors
Defence
Season
11
0
2
2
91st overall, 2014
Last 7 days
0
0
0
0
Games Played
GAA
SV %
Ilya Konovalov
Bakersfield Condors
Goaltender
Season
9
2.67
0.895
85th overall, 2019
Last 7 days
1
0.92
0.972
Olivier Rodrigue
Bakersfield Condors
Goaltender
Season
9
3.49
0.869
62nd overall, 2018
Last 7 days
0
0
0
Games Played
Goals
Assists
Points
Europe
Maxim Beryozkin
Lokomotiv Yaroslav (KHL)
Forward
Season
28
1
1
2
138th overall, 2020
Last 7 days
0
0
0
0
Maxim Denezhkin
Lada Togliatti (VHL)
Forward
Season
33
8
15
23
193rd overall, 2019
Last 7 days
1
0
0
0
Jeremias Lindewall
Modo Hockey (Sweden)
Forward
Season
24
0
3
3
200th overall, 2020
Last 7 days
1
0
0
0
Aapeli Räsänen
KalPa (Liiga)
Forward
Season
32
5
12
17
153rd overall, 2016
Last 7 days
1
0
2
2
Patrik Siikanen
JVP (Liiga)
Forward
Season
20
5
3
8
195th overall, 2018
Last 7 days
1
0
0
0
NCAA
Skyler Brind’ Amour
Quinnipiac Univ
Forward
Season
17
1
5
6
177th overall, 2017
Last 7 days
0
0
0
0
Filip Engaras
University of New Hampshire
Forward
Season
17
4
4
8
169th overall, 2020
Last 7 days
0
0
0
0
Tomas Mazura
Providence College
Forward
Season
8
1
1
2
162nd overall, 2019
Last 7 days
1
0
1
1
Luca Munzenberger
University of Vermont
Defence
Season
15
0
2
2
90th overall, 2021
Last 7 days
0
0
0
0
Carter Savoie
University of Denver
Forward
Season
16
12
10
22
100th overall, 2020
Last 7 days
0
0
0
0
OHL
Matvey Petrov
North Bay Battalion
Forward
Season
27
19
25
44
180th overall, 2021
Last 7 days
1
0
0
0
Tyler Tullio
Oshawa Generals
Forward
Season
24
8
23
31
126th overall, 2020
Last 7 days
1
0
0
0
QMJHL
Xavier Bourgault
Shawinigan Cataractes
Forward
Season
24
22
20
42
22nd overall, 2021
Last 7 days
0
0
0
0
USHL
Shane Lachance
Youngstown Phantoms
Forward
Season
22
1
3
4
186th overall, 2021
Last 7 days
0
0
0
0
WHL
Jake Chiasson
Brandon Wheat Kings
Forward
Season
0
0
0
0
116th overall, 2021
Last 7 days
0
0
0
0
Max Wanner
Moose Jaw Warriors
Defence
Season
29
1
6
7
212th overall, 2021
Last 7 days
1
0
0
0