NHL Draft Weekend Warriors February 18, 2013

Weekend Warriors

A look at the top performances of the week featuring draft-eligible players

QMJHL

– Halifax forward Jonathan Drouin recorded 5 goals & 5 assists in 4 games, all wins for the Mooseheads. He has 15 goals & 19 assists in 15 games in 2013.

– Halifax goaltender Zach Fucale picked up 3 more wins during the past week, including his 2nd shutout of the season, while posting a 1.33 GAA & .962 SV%. He leads all CHL goaltenders with 37 wins.

– Gatineau forward Emile Poirier scored 3 goals & 2 assists in 3 games, including his 3rd hat trick of the season. He’s averaging a point per game this season.

– PEI forward Matej Beran netted 4 goals in 4 games. He has 9 goals & 7 assists in his last 14 games.

– Baie-Comeau forward Jeremy Gregoire scored 2 goals & 2 assists in 3 games. He has 9 goals & 3 assists in 17 games since being traded to the Drakkar. His teammate, Valentin Zykov, netted 2 goals and added 1 assist in 3 games.

– Stephen Anderson (Saint John) scored 1 goal & 2 assists in 3 games, while Jonathan Diaby (Victoriaville) picked up 3 assists in 2 games.

WHL

– Portland Winterhawks forward Oliver Bjorkstrand recorded 5 goals, 3 assists and a +7 rating in 3 games. The highlight of his week was a career high 4-goal game vs. Spokane on Monday night. Bjorkstrand leads all WHL rookies in goals (27) and points (53).

– Curtis Lazar (Edmonton) scored 3 goals in 2 games. He has 11 goals in his last 11 games and sits 2nd in the WHL in game-winning goals (7). His Oil Kings teammate, Cody Corbett, recorded 3 assists in 2 games. The defenceman has 6 points in his last 6 games.

– Medicine Hat forward Hunter Shinkaruk recorded 7 points in 4 games, including his 200th career WHL point. He is currently on a 10-game point streak (7 goals & 8 assists).

– Forward Greg Chase (Calgary) picked up 4 assists in 4 games.

– Tri-City left winger Connor Rankin scored 3 goals & added 2 assists in 3 games. He has 12 points in his last 12 games.

USHL

– Tri-Ctiy forward Trevor Moore assisted on 3 goals in 3 games. He currently sits 11th in USHL scoring with 47 points in 44 games. Four of his 17 goals are game winners.

– Jake Montgomery (Sioux City), Peter Quenneville (Dubuque), Jake Ahlgren (Sioux Falls), and defenceman Ian McCoshen (Waterloo) each recorded 1 goal & 1 assist during the past week. Quenneville is tied for 8th in league scoring with 49 points, while McCoshen is 3rd in defenceman scoring with 30 points.

– Dubuque defenceman Michael Downing recorded 2 assists in 2 games.

OHL

– Saginaw Spirit forward Jimmy Lodge recorded 3 goals & 5 assists in 4 games, including a hat trick vs. Oshawa on Saturday night. He has 10 goals in his last 10 games and has averaged over 2 points per game since the Christmas break.

– London forward Max Domi scored 4 goals & 3 assists in 3 games. He leads the Knights in goals with 34, which is good for 6th in the OHL. His teammate, Bo Horvat, also netted 4 goals and added 2 assists in 3 games.

– Jordan Subban (Belleville) and Hurter Garlent (Guelph) each scored 3 goals & 2 assists in 4 games. Subban’s 42 points is the most by a Bulls defenceman since the 2009/10 season.

– Jonatan Tanus (Peterborough) & Dane Fox (Erie) each recorded 2 goals & 2 assists during the past week. Tanus has two game-winning goals in the last two weeks.

– Plymouth forward Ryan Hartman and Guelph forward Tyler Bertuzzi each had 1 goal & 4 assists in 4 games. Hartman has 1 goal & 11 assists in his last 6 games.