Columbia Gas Blue Jackets Hot Prospects Report (Apr. 6)

Thursday, 04.06.2006 / 12:00 AM / News
Columbus Blue Jackets
Gilbert Brule and Philippe Dupuis top this week’s Columbia Gas Hot Prospects Report. Brule scored 4-3-7 in three games in the first round of the WHL playoffs. Dupuis has scored 7-10-17 in a five-game series as Moncton posted a 4-1 first round victory in the QMJHL Playoffs

OHL
Jared Boll (Plymouth)
– Boll, Columbus’ fourth pick, 101st overall in the 2005 Entry Draft, posted 1-3-4 in a seven-game first round series victory over Windsor. He finished the regular season scoring 19-22-41 in 65 games. He also accumulated 205 penalty minutes, which ranks seventh amongst OHL players, while his 41 points ranks 10th amongst OHL rookies. Plymouth will match up with fellow CBJ prospect, Kyle Wharton and the Guelph Storm in the second round.

Trevor Hendrikx (Peterborough) – Hendrikx scored 2-6-8 with a game-winning goal in the Pete’s six-game victory over Ottawa in the first round of the playoffs. Finished the season scoring 9-47-56, while his 56 points ranked seventh amongst OHL blueliners.

Dan LaCosta (Barrie) – Lacosta has seen action in only one playoff game this season, stopping 26-of-29 to earn the team’s first win of a four-game sweep of Toronto in the first round. LaCosta had an outstanding regular season, going 36-17-1-3 with six shutouts, with a 2.55 GAA and a .915 SV%.

Adam McQuaid (Sudbury) – McQuaid has scored 0-1-1 during his team’s six-game first round victory over Kingston. Columbus' second round selection, 55th overall, in the 2005 Entry Draft, tallied 3-14-17, with a -3 rating and 107 PIM.

Kyle Wharton (Guelph) – Wharton, Columbus' second round pick, 59th overall in the 2004 Entry Draft, scored 1-2-3 in his club’s four-game sweep of Saginaw. Wharton finished the season with 8-30-38 in 58 games.

QMJHL
Philippe Dupuis (Moncton)
– Dupuis has scored 7-10-17 in five games as Moncton posted a 4-1 first round victory in the QMJHL Playoffs. Dupuis totals to 32-76-108, leading his team in both points and assists. His 108 points also ranks ninth best in the QMJHL, despite missing 10 games for the World Junior Championships, while he also ranks tied for fourth in assists and 12th with a +39 rating.

Adam Pineault (Moncton) – Pineault posted 29-30-59 in 55 games this season. A second round pick by the Blue Jackets in the 2004 Entry Draft, he ranked among the QMJHL rookie leaders in most major statistical categories last season with 26-20-46 and +12 rating in 61 games.

Petr Pohl (Acadie-Bathurst) – Pohl finished the season with 27-43-70, which ranks fourth on his squad. Pohl, who was selected by the Blue Jackets in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft with the club's fifth pick, 133rd overall, has helped Acadie-Bathurst to advance to the second round of the QMJHL Playoffs.

Justin Vienneau (Shawinigan) –Vienneau has posted 1-14-15 in 54 games this season, setting a career high in assists. He also ranks 17th in the QMJHL with 164 penalty minutes. A 2004 Entry Draft selection by the Blue Jackets, he entered the season with 4-18-22 and 275 PIM in 113 career QMJHL games. His squad advanced to the second round of the playoffs after a 4-1 first round win.

WHL
Gilbert Brule (Vancouver) – Brule earned WHL Player of the Week honors by scoring four goals and seven points in three games of the WHL KalTire Western Conference Quarter-Final best-of-seven series against the Prince George Cougars. The Giants won the series four games to one. Brule posted 23-15-38 in 27 games with Vancouver this season. Columbus’ first pick, sixth overall, in the 2005 Entry Draft, scored 2-2-4 with the Blue Jackets in seven games.

Derek Reinhart (Regina) – Reinhart went scoreless in one playoff game with Regina concluding the campaign scoring 0-5-5 with an even rating and 101 PIM this season. The defenseman was Columbus' sixth pick, 177th overall, in this summer's Entry Draft.

Kris Russell (Medicine Hat) – Russell scored 0-2-2 in a four-game sweep of the Swift Current Broncos in the first round. Columbus' third pick, 67th overall, in this summer's Entry Draft, Russell, is a Team Captain for Medicine Hat this season, scored 14-33-47 during the regular season, which is tops amongst defensemen on his team and seventh in the WHL amongst blueliners.

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - BOS 82 54 19 9 261 177 117
2 y - PIT 82 51 24 7 249 207 109
3 x - TBL 82 46 27 9 240 215 101
4 x - MTL 82 46 28 8 215 204 100
5 x - NYR 82 45 31 6 218 193 96
6 x - PHI 82 42 30 10 236 235 94
7 x - CBJ 82 43 32 7 231 216 93
8 x - DET 82 39 28 15 222 230 93
9 WSH 82 38 30 14 235 240 90
10 NJD 82 35 29 18 197 208 88
11 OTT 82 37 31 14 236 265 88
12 TOR 82 38 36 8 231 256 84
13 CAR 82 36 35 11 207 230 83
14 NYI 82 34 37 11 225 267 79
15 FLA 82 29 45 8 196 268 66
16 BUF 82 21 51 10 157 248 52

STATS

2013-2014 PLAYOFFS
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Johnson 1 1 1 0 2
D. MacKenzie 1 1 0 0 1
M. Letestu 1 1 0 1 1
B. Dubinsky 1 0 1 1 1
B. Jenner 1 0 1 -1 1
F. Tyutin 1 0 0 -1 0
J. Wisniewski 1 0 0 0 0
B. Comeau 1 0 0 -1 0
N. Nikitin 1 0 0 0 0
J. Skille 1 0 0 -1 0
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Bobrovsky 0 1 0 .875 4.07
 
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