New Jersey Devils Team Update – 23/10/12

By Greg Komarnicky
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Oct 23rd, 2012
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This week’s League it to Us Power Ranking: 18th in the NHL, 9th in the Eastern Conference, 4th in the Atlantic Division.

5 points of the Week

1. Injured Prospects

Two of the Devils top 5 prospects are currently out due to injuries. Merrill is out with a minor neck fracture (looking to return end of December), and Gelinas is out indefinatly with a fractured Jaw.

2. Volchenkov Injured

Anton Volchenkov suffered a fractured ankle during a KHL game and will be out 4-6 weeks.

3. Josefson Looking Strong

Jacob Josefson is looking strong in the AHL to start scoring 2 goals and an assist in 3 games played with the Albany Devils.

4. Still No Twine Hit

Though he’s been looking good recording 6 assists in 11 games played with the Swift Current Broncos, Reece Scarlett has yet to score a goal so far this season.

5. Brickwall in Net

Keith Kinkaid is looking solid so far with a 1-1-0 record, 1.01GAA, 0.965SV%, and 1 shutout in 2GP in the AHL

 

Overseas Player Stats

Anton Volchenkov –  Nizgny Novgorod Torpedo – KHL: 0G, 0A, 0PTS in 3GP, 4PIM, -2

Ilya Kovalchuk – St. Petersburg SKA – KHL: 5G, 12A, 17PTS in 9GP, 2PIM, +10

Marek Zidlicky – Kladno – Czech: 1G, 8A, 9PTS in 12GP, 18PIM, +6

 

Top 5 Prospects

1. Jon Merrill – CCHA (NCAA) – U. of Michigan – D

Yet To Play – Injury

2. Scott Wedgewood – ECHL – Trenton Titans – G

3W-1L-0OTL in 4gp, 3.02GAA, 0.901SV%

3.  Alexander Urbom – AHL – Albany Devils – D

0g-1a-1pt in 3gp, 2pim, +1

4. Stefan Matteau – QMJHL – Blainville-Boisbriand Armada – C

4g-4a-8pts in12gp, 31pim, +1

5. Eric Gelinas – AHL – Albany Devils – D

Yet To Play – Injury

 

Who To Watch

Reid Boucher – OHL – Sarnia Sting – 4G, 5A, 9PTS, 14PIM, -8 in 12GP

Greg Komarnicky (216 Posts)

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