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  • 6 years 46 weeks ago

    Bolt Prospects would like to acknowledge one monster who has been mashing his way all through October. Some Bolt Prospects readers felt tricked this past week when we didn't name this prospect the Player of the Week, but we were holding a treat in reserve. True, there were several worthy honorable mentions who scared up some excitement along the way. There was the wolf man, Brett Connolly, who came out of nowhere to crack the Lightning's NHL roster. There was the evil genius, Mark Barberio, and his stylish 2 goals and 11 points in 10 games. And, there was the leprechaun, Matthew Peca, who got his own pot o' gold today when he was named the ECAC's Rookie of the Month.

    But the nail in the coffin came when the AHL gave a certain power forward (sort of a pale Incredible Hulk) a minor award (hardly worth mention in the same breath as Bolt Prospects' Prospect of the Month).

  • 6 years 46 weeks ago

    (Norfolk Admirals press release) The American Hockey League announced today that Norfolk Admirals right wing Carter Ashton has been named the Reebok/AHL Rookie of the Month for October. Ashton scored a league-leading nine goals and paced all AHL rookies with 13 points in 10 games for Norfolk as the Admirals raced out to a 7-2-0-1 start.

    Ashton began his first full professional season with a two-goal effort, including the overtime winner, in a 6-5 victory over Charlotte on Oct. 7. He notched a goal and an assist each on Oct. 8 vs. Charlotte and Oct. 21 vs. Binghamton, and authored four multiple-point performances among his first five games of the season. Ashton then scored a goal in four straight games to finish October, netting markers on Oct. 23 at Charlotte, Oct. 26 at Adirondack, Oct. 28 at Providence and Oct. 29 at Syracuse.

  • 6 years 46 weeks ago

    Florida Everblades 2 @ Gwinnett Gladiators 3

    LW Alex Hutchings, FLA: 1-0-1, E, 5 SOG, 0 PIM
    Season Totals: 8 GP, 4-3-7, +4, 8 PIM
    RW Philip-Michael Devos, FLA: 1-0-1, -1, 2 SOG, 0 PIM
    Season Totals: 7 GP, 4-1-5, E, 2 PIM (Norfolk property)
    G Pat Nagle, FLA: Loss, 20 saves on 23 shots
    Season Totals: 5 GP, 2-3-0, 4.24 GAA, .851 sv%, 0 SO

    Last place Florida (2-5-0-1) lost their third straight game, this time coughing up a 2-1 third period lead in Gwinnett. Alex Hutchings (pictured) had given the ‘Blades a 2-1 lead in the final minute of the second period with his fourth goal of the season, but by the 12-minute mark of the third period Gwinnett had claimed the lead for good. Pat Nagle was back in the Florida nets and despite the loss raised his save percentage back over .850 for the year. Baby steps. Despite the struggles in southwest Florida, both Hutchings and Norfolk property Philip-Michael Devos are producing. (Naples News photo)

  • 6 years 46 weeks ago

    You usually don't win if you only show up for 20 out of 60 minutes.


    Dwayne Roloson allowed 4 goals on 31 shots in the loss. The Lightning would have had zero prayer without his efforts tonight. None.

    First Period
    TB Purcell (4), (Bergeron, Malone), 15:14
    CAR Larose (2), (Harrison, Ponikarovsky)(PP), 18:21

    Second Period
    CAR Skinner (5), (Pitkanen), 0:22
    CAR Skinner (6), (Jokinen), 10:38

    Third Period
    TB Connolly (1), (St. Louis, Lecavalier), 14:16
    CAR Larose (3), (Tlusty), 15:10

    The Lightning were down 27-17 in shots after 40 minutes before they decided to apply the proper effort on the forecheck. They outshot Carolina 13-4 the rest of the way, and got the game back within 1 goal momentarily, but it takes a 60 minute effort to succeed.

    Brett Connolly had his first NHL goal and was +1 with 3 shots, 2 hits, and 2 blocked shots in 13:50. Congratulations.

    Mattias Ritola had 2 shots and 1 blocked shot in 8:47.

    Box score and extended statistics from

  • 6 years 47 weeks ago

    No. 19 Quinnipiac Bobcats 5 @ Princeton Tigers 2

    F Matthew Peca, QUI: 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
    Season totals: 9 GP, 3-6-9, +3, 4 PIM

    Peca assisted on senior Scott Zurevinski's first period shorthanded goal to extend his point streak to eight games.

    Peca was also named ECAC rookie of the week for the week ending October 25. He helped the Bobcats to a 2-1-0 week after scoring in each of Quinnipiac's three games and also picked up an assist in the Bobcats win over Bentley. He ranks tied for third in total points among all rookies in NCAA Division I with 9 and first among those in the ECAC.

    USCHO rankings used

  • 6 years 47 weeks ago

    SM-liiga (Finland):
    JYP 4 @ Ilves 0
    Riku Helenius, JYP, Win, SO, 15/15, 0.00 GAA, 1.000 sv%
    Season totals: 9 GP, 5-4-0, 4 SO, 1.46 GAA, .937 sv%

    No way. Riku Helenius posted his third straight shutout in JYP's 4-0 thumping of Ilves Tampere. I could not make this up if I tried. Helenius earned second star honors for his effort. Ex-Lightning forward Eric Perrin was the game's first star with 2 helpers in the game. Helenius and JYP get the Lahti Pelicans, Karri Ramo's first club, on Friday.

    MHL (Russia Jr.):
    Chelyabinsk Jr. 3 @ Tyumen 1
    Nikita Nesterov, Chelyabinsk Jr., 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
    Season totals: 22 GP, 6-8-14, +10, 18 PIM

    Nikita Nesterov on a third period power play goal that was an insurance marker in Chelyabinsk Jr.'s 3-1 win over Tyumen. The Baby Polar Bears draw Khanty-Mansiysk Jr. on Thursday.

    Nikita Kucherov's CSKA Jr. will face Spartak Jr. on Wednesday.

    Elitserien (Sweden):
    Lulea 1 @ Farjestads 2
    Johan Harju, Lulea, 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
    Season totals: 18 GP, 7-3-10, +2, 8 PIM

    Johan Harju's mini scoring streak came to an end in Lulea's 2-1 loss to Farjestads. Ex-Devils draft pick Christian Berglund scored the third period winner for Farjestads. Lulea draws Linkopings on Thursday.

  • 6 years 47 weeks ago

    KHL (Russia):
    Chekhov 6 @ Cherepovets 4
    Vasily Koshechkin, Cherepovets, ND, 10/14, 11.42 GAA, .714 sv%
    Season totals: 14 GP, 7-5-0, 1 SO, 2.63 GAA, .919 sv%

    Vasily Koshechkin was lifted early in the second period after allowing Chekhov to amass a 4-0 lead in Cherepovets' 6-4 loss. Backup Roman Smiryagin took the backdoor loss in relief. The living legend, Nick Tarnasky, had a helper on Chekhov's opening goal.

    MHL (Russia Jr.):
    Chelyabinsk Jr. 4 @ Tyumen 1
    Nikita Nesterov, Chelyabinsk Jr., 1-1-2, -1, 0 PIM, 4 SOG
    Season totals: 21 GP, 6-7-13, +9, 18 PIM

    Nikita Nesterov had a goal and an assist, both on the power play, in Chelyabinsk Jr.'s 4-1 win over Tyumen.

  • 6 years 47 weeks ago


    Chicoutimi Sagueneens 3 @ Moncton Wildcats 5

    D Daniel Milan, MON: 0-0-0, +1, 0 PIM, 0 SOG, 0 Hits
    Season Totals: 14 GP, 0-3-3, -4, 13 PIM

    Milan has only registered a point in one of his last 12 games – a two helper game October 21 vs. the Sags. He had 38 points as a rookie last season. One concerning stat is he has only 13 shots in 14 games. For a two-way defenseman, more is expected.


    Sarnia Sting 2 @ London Knights 3 (SO)
    C Vladislav Namestnikov, LDN: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM
    Season Totals: 16 GP, 9-10-19, +8, 14 PIM

    Namestnikov had his three game multi-point streak and five game overall point streak snapped in a home win vs. Nail Yakubov (pictured) and Sarnia. Yakubov is expected to go first or second in next summer’s NHL entry draft. He has 34 points (12 goals) in 16 games so far this season to lead the OHL. Namestnikov is tied for 17th in the league in points. Namestnikov did not participate in the shootout as it was over after three shooters.

    Windsor Spitfires 1 @ Owen Sound Attack 5

    D Geoffrey Schemitsch, OS: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM
    Season Totals: 15 GP, 0-5-5, -1, 12 PIM

    Schemitsch had his modest two-game point streak snapped, but the Attack got their third straight win.

  • 6 years 47 weeks ago


    Green Bay Gamblers 4 @ Sioux City Musketeers 1

    G Adam Wilcox, GB: Did not play (backup)
    Season Totals: 3-1-0, 3.26 GAA, .885 sv%, 0 SO

    Wilcox sat backup to Ryan McKay for the second night in a row. Green Bay is running with ECHL All-Star McKay (and rightly so), therefore Wilcox’s best chance for meaningful starts may be a trade. McKay was "supposed" to be at Miami-Ohio right now, but Miami's departing goaltender decided not to depart. The trickle-down effect has Wilcox watching games instead of backstopping one of the USHL's top teams.


    Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 1 @ Gatineau Olympiques 6

    D Adam Janosik, GAT: 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM (hooking), 2 SOG, 0 Hits
    Season Totals: 13 GP, 0-9-9, -2, 13 PIM

    Gatineau is starting to find their groove at home with two big wins in two nights. Janosik is scoreless in four of his last five games after notching an assist in four of the five games before this latest streak.


    Oshawa Generals 2 @ Owen Sound Attack 6

    D Geoffrey Schemitsch, OS: 0-1-1, +1, 4 PIM (holding, holding the stick)
    Season Totals: 14 GP, 0-5-5, -1, 12 PIM

    Schemitsch (pictured) has a two-game point streak. He has eight penalty minutes in those two games after coming into the weekend with just four on the year.

  • 6 years 47 weeks ago

    Florida Everblades 3 @ Greenville Road Warriors 5

    LW Alex Hutchings, FLA: 0-1-1, +1, 2 SOG, 0 PIM
    Season Totals: 7 GP, 3-3-6, +4, 8 PIM
    RW Philip-Michael Devos, FLA: 1-0-1, +1, 4 SOG, 0 PIM
    Season Totals: 6 GP, 3-1-4, +1, 2 PIM (Norfolk property)
    G Pat Nagle, FLA: Did not play (backup)
    Season Totals: 4 GP, 2-2-0, 4.53 GAA, .847 sv%, 0 SO

    Florida went into Greenville this weekend and dropped both games to the last place Road Warriors. Alex Hutchings (pictured) and Norfolk property Philip-Michael Devos combined for a goal to give the ‘Blades an early 2-0 lead. They’d later relinquish a 3-2 lead on their way to defeat. Florida (2-4-0-1) plays next at Gwinnett on Tuesday. The South Division cellar-dwelling Everblades are in the middle of a season-long nine-game road trip. So far they’re 1-4 on the trip, including a loss to Trenton, who has one win on the year.

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