Carolina Hurricanes Update 10/30/12
This Weeks LITU Power Ranking: 8th in the NHL and 4th in the Eastern conference
Canes forward Andreas Nodl has 5 points in his last 3 games for HC Innsbruck of Austria.
2) Great Start
The Charlotte Checkers have started off the season with a 6-1-0-1 record and if thats not impressive enough they were on an 8 game road trip!
3) Star Performer
Alexander Semin made a huge impact as he helped Torpedo defeat Dynamo Moscow(have Ovechkin and Backstrom) 4-0 with Semin getting 2 assists.
4) Faulk on Fire
Checkers D-man Justin Faulk has 9pts in 6 games this season!
5) Shutting the Door
Dan Ellis has posted a .967Sv% and a 1.07GAA over 4 games!
Alexander Semin – Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod – KHL – 1G, 4A, 4GP
Jussi Jokinen – Oulu – SM Liiga – 2G, 8A, 10GP
Andreas Nodl – HC Innsbruck – Austria – 3G, 8A, 11GP
Jiri Tlusty – HC Kladno – Czech Extraliga – 9G, 6A, 15GP
Top 5 Prospects:
1) Ryan Murphy – D – Kitchener Rangers – OHL – 2G, 8A, 14GP
2) Victor Rask – C – Charlotte Checkers – AHL – 1G, 4A, 6GP
3) Jeremy Welsh – Charlotte Checkers – AHL – 2G, 1A, 8GP
4) Zac Dalpe – Charlotte Checkers – AHL – 2G, 4A, 7GP
5) Phil Di Giuseppe – U of Mich – NCAA – 1G, 4A, 5GP
Who to watch: Zach Boychuk – has 5G, 4A in 6GP for the Charlotte Checkers of the AHL.