In The System – November 21, 2022

By JD Lagrange – Just how are the Montreal Canadiens’ prospects doing, you asked? In this the second edition of this new feature, let’s see how the team’s top prospects are progressing. You will notice that we’ve added a column to show how the players are trending based on the previous stats. Remember that this is in no way some expert dissection and in-depth analysis, but rather an overview at one point in time about how those young prospects are producing at their respective level.


First, let’s have a look at the skaters or, in other words, all players but goaltenders.

Jared Davidson (C)Seattle ThunderbirdsWHL13815231.7712+15⬇️
Joshua Roy (W/C)Sherbrooke PhoenixQMJHL191220321.686+18⬆️
Riley Kidney (C)Acadie-Bathurst TitansQMJHL211222341.62160⬆️
Owen Beck (C)Mississauga SteelheadsOHL171411251.4713+10➡️
Sean Farrell (C/LW)Harvard Univ.NCAA746101.436+9⬆️
Cedrick Guindon (LW/C)Owen Sound AttackOHL20919281.402+7⬆️
Vinzenz Rohrer (C/RW)Ottawa 67'sOHL19817251.328+15⬆️
Filip Mesar (RW/C)Kitchener RangersOHL1268141.174-5⬇️
Lane Hutson (D)Boston Univ.NCAA1148121.098+1⬇️
Logan Mailloux (D)London KnightsOHL1477141.00160⬇️
Xavier Simoneau (C)Laval RocketAHL1649130.8113-4⬆️
Jesse Ylönen (RW)Laval RocketAHL1747110.6514-4⬆️
Luke Tuch (LW)Boston Univ.NCAA113470.649-1⬇️
Rhett Pitlick (LW)Univ. of MinnesotaNCAA144590.6414+7⬆️
Oliver Kapanen (C)KalPaLiiga2356110.4814+3⬇️
Justin Barron (D)Laval RocketAHL173580.476-4⬇️
Miguël Tourigny (D)HK Dukla TrencinSlovakia91340.442-3⬇️
Blake Biondi (C)Univ. Minnesota-DuluthNCAA143360.434-3⬇️
Jack Gorniak (LW/C)Univ. WisconsinNCAA142460.434+2⬇️
Rafaël Harvey-PinardLaval RocketAHL175270.418-3⬇️
Jayden Struble (D)Northeastern Univ.NCAA121340.3329+4⬇️
Mattias Norlinder (D)Laval RocketAHL170550.294-2⬇️
Jan Mysak (C/LW)Laval RocketAHL151010.074-6⬇️

Joshua Roy, Riley Kidney, Sean Farrell, Cedrick Guindon and Vinzenz Rohrer all had an outstanding week, improving on their already impressive points per game. Xavier Simoneau, Jesse Ylönen and Rhett Pitlick also had a very good week.

At the other end of the spectrum, Rafaël Harvey-Pinard and Jan Mysak in Laval are having a very disappointing season thus far and both guys’ production – which wasn’t great to start with – has regressed.


And now, to the organization’s goaltending prospects…

Jakub DobesOhio State Univ.NCAA142.34.915⬆️
Emmett CroteauWaterloo Black HawksUSHL102.51.910⬆️
Cayden PrimeauLaval RocketAHL103.42.895⬇️
Joe VrbeticTrois-Rivières LionsECHL83.18.888⬇️
Frederik DichowFrölunda HCSHL53.03.888➡️

Jakub Dobes and Emmett Croteau both had an outstanding week of work. Cayden Primeau and Joe Vrbetic had a tough week while Frederik Dichow didn’t play this week.

Hope you enjoy this feature. See you next week.

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