In The System – December 12, 2022

By JD Lagrange – In this fifth edition of this new feature, let’s see how the team’s top prospects are progressing. You will notice a column to show how the players are trending based on the previous week. 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.

Skaters

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

NAMETEAMLEAGUEGPGAPTSPTS/GPPIM+/-TREND
Joshua Roy (W/C)Sherbrooke PhoenixQMJHL261825431.656+22⬇️
Sean Farrell (C/LW)Harvard Univ.NCAA11711181.646+10➡️
Jared Davidson (C)Seattle ThunderbirdsWHL221618341.5524+18⬇️
Riley Kidney (C)Acadie-Bathurst TitansQMJHL281328411.4624+1⬇️
Owen Beck (C)Mississauga SteelheadsOHL241617331.3820+7⬆️
Filip Mesar (RW/C)Kitchener RangersOHL171012221.2940⬆️
Cedrick Guindon (LW/C)Owen Sound AttackOHL291125361.244+9⬇️
Vinzenz Rohrer (C/RW)Ottawa 67'sOHL261120311.1912+18⬇️
Lane Hutson (D)Boston Univ.NCAA16711181.1312+7⬇️
Jesse Ylönen (RW)Laval RocketAHL25615210.8416-7⬆️
Logan Mailloux (D)London KnightsOHL23109190.8328+6⬇️
Xavier Simoneau (C)Laval RocketAHL23414180.7819-6⬇️
Rhett Pitlick (LW)Univ. of MinnesotaNCAA2085130.6516+6⬆️
Rafaël Harvey-PinardLaval RocketAHL2597160.6414-6⬆️
Miguël Tourigny (D)HK Dukla TrencinSlovakia153690.6027-5⬆️
Luke Tuch (LW)Boston Univ.NCAA163690.5611+1⬇️
Justin Barron (D)Laval RocketAHL2266120.556-4➡️
Oliver Kapanen (C)KalPaLiiga3177140.4514+1➡️
Jack Gorniak (LW/C)Univ. WisconsinNCAA182680.4420+1➡️
Blake Biondi (C)Univ. Minnesota-DuluthNCAA163360.384-4⬇️
Jayden Struble (D)Northeastern Univ.NCAA131340.3129+4➡️
Mattias Norlinder (D)Laval RocketAHL220550.236-4⬇️
Emil HeinemanLeksands IFSHL92020.220-4⬇️
Jan Mysak (C/LW)Laval RocketAHL202130.154-7➡️

Filip Mesar had the biggest jump this week, while Owen Beck also had a good week. Jesse Ylönen and Rafaël Harvey-Pinard also continue their steady assertion towards the top. 

When the World Junior Championships get underway, I will add a table of all Canadiens’ prospects and their production at the tournament.

Goaltenders

And now, to the organization’s goaltending prospects…

NAMETEAMLEAGUEGPGAASv%TREND
Jakub DobesOhio State Univ.NCAA182.33.915➡️
Emmett CroteauWaterloo Black HawksUSHL112.66.904➡️
Cayden PrimeauLaval RocketAHL123.53.893➡️
Joe VrbeticTrois-Rivières LionsECHL103.53.881➡️
Laval RocketAHL24.08.867N/A
Frederik DichowFrölunda HCSHL63.35.878⬇️

None of Jakub Dobes, Emmett Croteau or Cayden Primeau played last week and Joe Vrbetic two games for Laval, so I have added a row for his AHL stats.

Hope you enjoy this feature. See you next week.

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