Nashville Predators Team Update – 30/10/12
This week’s League it to Us Power Ranking: 16th in the NHL, 8th in the Western Conference, 4th in the Central Division.
5 points of the Week
1. Leaving Europe
Craig Smith has decided to leave KalPa of SM-Liiga and return to North America for personal reasons.
2. Offense Machine
Alexander Radulov has been dominating the KHL offensively with 8 goals, and 17 assists for 25 points in 20 games fo CSKA Moscow.
3. The Offensive Power of Sissons
Colton Sissons continues to look great in the WHL with 18 points in 14 games for the Red Deer Rebels.
4. Zach Stepan looks Good
Zach Stepan is impressing in the USHL so far this season scoring 6 goals and 6 assists for 12 points in 9 games for the Waterloo Blackhawks.
5. Beck Solid in the AHL
Taylor Beck continues to be prominent in the AHL scoring 1 goal and 4 assists for 5 points in 6 games for the Milwaukee Admirals.
Overseas Player Stats
Craig Smith – KalPa – SM-liiga: 4G, 4A, 8PTS in8GP, 20PIM, +3
Pekka Rinne – Dynamo Minsk – KHL: 5W, 6L, 0OTL in 11GP, 2.78GAA, 0.906SV%
Roman Josi – Bern – Swiss-A: 3G, 1A, 4PTS in 11GP, 8PIM, -3
Sergei Kostitsyn – Avengard Omsk – KHL: 5G,3A, 8PTS in 9GP, 32PIM, +5
Patric Hornqvist – Red Ice – NLB: 7G, 7A, 14PTS in 9GP, 8PIM
Top 5 Prospects
1. Ryan Ellis – AHL – Milwaukee Admirals – D
Yet To Play
2. Jonathon Blum – AHL – Milwaukee Admirals – D
0g-3a-3pt in 6gp, 2pim, -3
3. Austin Watson – AHL – Milwaukee Admirals – C
0g-2a-2pts in 6gp, -1
4. Mangus Hellberg – AHL – Milwaukee Admirals – G
1W-0L-0OTL in 1gp, 3.94gaa, 0.810sv%
5. Michael Latta – AHL – Milwaukee Admirals – C
0g-2a-2pt in 6gp, 24pim, -1
Who To Watch
Jimmy Vesey – NCAA – Harvard University – LW – 1G, 2A, 3PTS in 1GP