Prospect Report

Monday, 11.18.2013 / 10:56 AM
Mark Stepneski

Here are some notes on Dallas Stars prospects playing in juniors, Europe and college.

*C Gemel Smith (fourth round/2012) notched a hat trick in Owen Sound’s 6-1 win over Peterborough in the Ontario Hockey League last week. Smith ranks third in the OHL with 19 goals this season.

*RW Cody Payne (trade acquisition/2013) scored a goal in both his games last week for Saginaw of the OHL, running his goal scoring streak to five games and his points streak to eight games. Payne has 17 points (12 goals, 5 assists) in 20 games.

*C Radek Faksa (first round/2012) registered 1 goal and 1 assist in Kitchener’s 6-3 win over Sault Ste. Marie in the OHL on Sunday. Faksa has 14 points (10 goals, 4 assists) in 19 games.

*C/LW Jason Dickinson (first round/2013) picked up 1 assist in 2 games for Guelph of the OHL. Dickinson has 23 points (8 goals, 15 assists) in 22 games.

*LW Remi Elie (second round/2013) scored 1 goal in 2 games for Belleville of the OHL last week. Ellie has 15 points (8 goals, 7 assists) in 15 games since Belleville acquired him from the London Knights.

*D Dmitry Sinitsyn (seventh round/2012) registered 4 points (1 goal, 3 assists) in Regina’s 6-5 overtime win over Everett in the Western Hockey League on Wednesday. Sinitsyn scored the game-tying goal with 1:09 remaining in regulation and then assisted on the winning goal in overtime.

*RW Branden Troock (fifth round/2012) picked up 3 points (1 goal, 2 assists) in 3 games last week. Troock has registered points in eight of the last 12 games, and has 11 points (3 goals, 8 assists) during that stretch.

*LW Cole Ully (fifth round/2012) notched 1 goal and 1 assist in Kamloops’ 7-3 loss to Portland Saturday in the WHL. Ully has 24 points (10 goals, 14 assists) in 21 games.

*C Mike Winther (second round/2012) picked up 1 goal and 1 assist in 2 games for Prince Albert of the WHL last week. Winther has 10 points (2 goals, 8 assists) in 12 games.

*G Philippe Desrosiers (second round/2013) lost his only start last week for Rimouski of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, allowing five goals on 22 shots in a 6-1 loss to Moncton. Desrosiers is 7-7-4 on the season with a 3.06 goals against average and .888 save percentage.

*D John Klingberg (fifth round/2010) picked up 2 assists in 3 games for Frolunda of the Swedish Hockey League over the past week. Klingberg has 13 points (5 goals, 8 assists) in 20 games, and ranks fifth among SHL defensemen in scoring. He leads Frolunda in average ice time per game at 21:58, and ranks 11th among regular players in the SHL.

*D Ludwig Bystrom (second round/2012) registered 1 goal and 1 assist in 2 games for Farjestad of the SHL last week. Bystrom has 7 points (2 goals, 5 assists) in 21 games this season. His plus-8 rating is fifth among SHL defensemen.

*LW Emil Molin (fourth round/2011) returned from injury for Brynas of the SHL, and picked up no points in three games last week.

*F Devin Shore (second round/2012) had 1 goal and 1 assist as Maine defeated Boston University, 7-0, over the weekend. Shore, a sophomore, has 7 points (2 goals, 5 assists) in 10 games.

*F Alex Guptill (third round/2010) picked up 2 assists in 2 games for the University of Michigan over the weekend. Guptill, a junior, has 6 points (2 goals, 4 assists) in 9 games.

Injury notes

*G Maxime Lagace (free agent/2012) remains out due to a lower body injury.


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