In The System – February 20, 2023

By JD Lagrange – In The System has become a very popular feature with our readers. This week, let’s see how the team’s top prospects are progressing. The far right column shows 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.


First, let’s have a look at the skaters before turning our attention to the goaltenders.

Riley Kidney (C)Gatineau OlympiquesQMJHL462360831.8036+21⬆️
Sean Farrell (C/LW)Harvard Univ.NCAA271729461.7012+18⬇️
Joshua Roy (W/C)Sherbrooke PhoenixQMJHL423239711.6914+50⬆️
Jared Davidson (C)Seattle ThunderbirdsWHL483140711.4842+34⬇️
Lane Hutson (D)Boston Univ.NCAA291028381.3124+13⬇️
Cedrick Guindon (LW/C)Owen Sound AttackOHL511940591.1612+4➡️
Owen Beck (C)Peterborough PetesOHL462032521.1329+9⬇️
Vinzenz Rohrer (C/RW)Ottawa 67'sOHL391723401.0316+20⬇️
Filip Mesar (RW/C)Kitchener RangersOHL371621371.008-6➡️
Logan Mailloux (D)London KnightsOHL452023430.9658+17⬇️
Jesse Ylönen (RW)Laval RocketAHL36921300.8316-1➡️
Joël TeasdaleLaval RocketAHL36179260.7219-3⬇️
Rafaël Harvey-PinardLaval RocketAHL371510250.6820-2➡️
Justin Barron (D)Laval RocketAHL2579160.646-3➡️
Xavier Simoneau (C)Laval RocketAHL41521260.6335-6⬇️
Nicolas BeaudinLaval RocketAHL24212140.5818+4⬇️
Miguël Tourigny (D)HK Dukla TrencinSlovakia34415190.5637-4⬆️
Rhett Pitlick (LW)Univ. of MinnesotaNCAA3299180.5616+10⬆️
Luke Tuch (LW)Boston Univ.NCAA3079160.5313+4⬇️
Emil HeinemanLeksands IFSHL2785130.486-1⬆️
Oliver Kapanen (C)KalPaLiiga471012220.4726+2⬇️
Jack Gorniak (LW/C)Univ. WisconsinNCAA2757120.4426+2⬆️
Jayden Struble (D)Northeastern Univ.NCAA26110110.4256+5➡️
William Trudeau (D)Laval RocketAHL37212140.3844+1⬆️
Blake Biondi (C)Univ. Minnesota-DuluthNCAA173360.354-4➡️
Mattias Norlinder (D)Laval RocketAHL4429110.2514-5⬆️
Jan Mysak (C/LW)Laval RocketAHL222130.144-7➡️

Riley Kidney retook the lead atop the Habs’ prospects with 1.80 points per game. Since traded to Gatineau, he averages an astonishing 2.53 points per game! Joshua Roy also had a great week, with 10 points. Logan Mailloux has reached the 20 goals plateau.

Justin Barron, Jesse Ylönen and Rafaël Harvey-Pinard are still with the Canadiens.


And now, to the organization’s goaltending prospects…

Jakub DobesOhio State Univ.NCAA322.24.918⬇️
Emmett CroteauWaterloo Black HawksUSHL152.82.899⬇️
Cayden PrimeauLaval RocketAHL213.30.900⬇️
Frederik DichowFrölunda HCSHL133.08.895➡️
Joe VrbeticTrois-Rivières LionsECHL193.57.881⬆️
Laval RocketAHL44.05.871➡️

All goaltenders had an okay week, not great, not bad.

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