Men's Ice Hockey

DU Alumni Report - Jan. 6

Jan. 6, 2016

Samantha Rogan (@SamanthaRogan) takes a look at how misc. former Pios are doing in the pros this season…

 

NHL:

Beau Bennett (Pittsburgh Penguins)

The Pittsburgh Penguins (19-15-5) have 43 points, good for fifth place in the Metropolitan Division. Right wing Beau Bennett (DU: 2010-2012) had 10 points (five goals, five assists) in 24 games before suffering an injury in a game against the Washington Capitals on Dec. 14.

Tyler Bozak (Toronto Maple Leafs)

The Toronto Maple Leafs (15-15-7) have 37 points and sit in seventh place in the Atlantic Division. Center Tyler Bozak (DU: 2007-2009) has 25 points (nine goals, 16 assists) in 33 games this season.

Matt Carle (Tampa Bay Lightning)

The Tampa Bay Lightning (19-17-4) have 42 points and are in sixth place in the Atlantic Division. Defenseman Matt Carle (DU: 2003-2006) has 18 penalty in 33 games thus far.

 

Joe Colborne (Calgary Flames)

The Calgary Flames (19-18-2) have 40 points and sit in third place in the Pacific Division. Center Joe Colborne (DU: 2008-2010) has 15 points (five goals, 10 assists) in 34 games this season.

Nick Shore (Los Angeles Kings)

The Los Angeles Kings (25-12-2) have 52 points and are in first place in the Pacific Division. Center Nick Shore (DU: 2010-2013) has six points (two goals, four assists) in 39 games with the Kings this season.

Paul Stastny (St. Louis Blues)

The St. Louis Blues (23-14-5) have 51 points and are in third place in the Central Division. Center Paul Stastny (DU: 2004-2006) has 17 points (three goals, 14 assists in 26 games this season.

Patrick Wiercioch (Ottawa Senators)

The Ottawa Senators (19-15-6) are in fifth place in the Atlantic Division with 44 points. Defenseman Patrick Wiercioch (2008-2010) has three assists and 20 penalty minutes in 32 games so far this season.

Jason Zucker (Minnesota Wild)

The Minnesota Wild (21-11-7) have 49 points and are in fourth place in the Central Division. Left wing Jason Zucker (DU: 2010-2012) has 18 points (10 goals, eight assists) and a plus-3 rating in 39 games so far this season.

 

AHL:

Sam Brittain (Portland Pirates)

The Portland Pirates (18-13-1-0), American Hockey League affiliate of the Florida Panthers, have 37 points and sit in third place in the Atlantic Division. Goaltender Sam Brittain (DU: 2010-2014) is 4-6-0 with 2.93 goals-against average and a .900 save percentage.

Chris Butler (Chicago Wolves)

The Chicago Wolves (16-13-1-2), American Hockey League affiliate of the St. Louis Blues, have 35 points and are in sixth place in the Central Division. Defenseman Chris Butler (DU: 2005-2008) has registered 10 points (two goals, eight assists) in 25 games with the Wolves this season.

Daniel Doremus (San Jose Barracuda)

The San Jose Barracuda (14-10-2-3) have 33 points and sit in third place in the Pacific Division. Forward Daniel Doremus (DU: 2011-2015) has one goal and one assist in seven games with the Barracuda.

Josiah Didier (St. John’s IceCaps)

The St. John’s IceCaps (16-9-5-3), American Hockey League affiliate of the Montreal Canadiens, have 40 points and are in third place in the North Division. Defenseman Josiah Didier (DU: 2011-2015) has appeared in 18 games for the IceCaps this season and has recorded three assists.

Matt Donovan (Rochester Americans)

The Rochester Americans (15-15-2-1), American Hockey League affiliate of the Buffalo Sabres, have 33 points and are in sixth place in the North Division. Defenseman Matt Donovan (DU: 2009-2011) has 11 points (three goals, eight assists) and 33 penalty minutes in 31 games thus far.

Joey LaLeggia (Bakersfield Condors)

The Bakersfield Condors (13-12-2-2) have 30 points and are in fifth place in the Pacific Division. Defenseman Joey LaLeggia (DU: 2011-2015) has 13 points (four goals, nine assists) and a plus-10 rating in 29 games for the Condors this season.

Scott Mayfield (Bridgeport Sound Tigers)

The Bridgeport Sound Tigers (19-14-2-1), American Hockey League affiliate of the New York Islanders, have 41 points and are in fourth place in the Atlantic Division. Defenseman Scott Mayfield (DU: 2011-2013) has five points (three goals, two assists) and a plus-4 rating in 35 games this season.

Patrick Mullen (Binghamton Senators)

The Binghamton Senators (11-18-3) American Hockey League affiliate of the Ottawa Senators, have 25 points and sit in seventh place in the North Division. Defenseman Patrick Mullen (DU: 2005-2009) has 15 points (one goal, 14 assists) through 32 games this season.

Drew Shore (Stockton Heat)

The Stockton Heat (12-14-0-2), American Hockey League affiliate of the Calgary Flames have 26 points and are in seventh place in the Pacific Division. Center Drew Shore (DU: 2009-2012) has 15 points (three goals and 12 assists) in 22 games during the 2015-16 campaign.

ECHL:

Zac Larraza (Manchester Monarchs)

The Manchester Monarchs (20-11-0-3) have 43 points and are in first place in the East Division. Forward Zac Larazza (DU: 2011-2015) has 18 points (11 goals, seven assists) and a plus-14 rating in 21 games this season. Larazza has also picked up an assist in two games played with the Portland Pirates (AHL) this season, as well as two goals and an assist in 10 games played with the Milwaukee Admirals (AHL).

Ty Loney (Wheeling Nailers)

The Wheeling Nailers (15-13-2-2) have 34 points and are in second place in the North Division. Forward Ty Loney (DU: 2011-2015) has 12 points (five goals, seven assists) in 18 games this season. Loney has also registered four assists in 11 games with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins during the 2015-16 campaign.

David Makowski (Allen Americans)
The Allen Americans (19-13-1) have 39 points and are in second place in the Central Division. Defenseman David Makowski (DU: 2010-2014) has 10 points (six goals, four assists) and a plus-3 rating in 17 games this season.

 

Jussi Olkinuora (Tulsa Oilers)

The Tulsa Oilers (14-11-2-2) have 39 points and are in second place in the Central Division. Goaltender Jussi Olkinuora (DU: 2011-2013) is 2-3-2 in seven games with the Oilers this season, posting a 2.80 goals-against average and a .909 save percentage. He has also appeared in one game for the Manitoba Moose of the AHL this year.

Kyle Ostrow (Colorado Eagles)

The Colorado Eagles (15-16-2-0) have 32 points and are in third place in the West Division. Forward Kyle Ostrow (DU: 2007-2011) has 21 points (five goals, 16 assists) in 33 games this season.

Matt Tabrum (Wheeling Nailers)

The Wheeling Nailers (15-13-2-2) have 34 points and are in second place in the North Division. Forward Matt Tabrum (DU: 2011-2015) one goal in 10 games with the Nailers yet this year.

Adrian Veideman (Colorado Eagles)

The Colorado Eagles (15-16-2-0) have 32 points and are in third place in the West Division. Defenseman Adrian Veideman (DU: 2003-2006) has 16 points (four goals, 12 assists) and a plus-9 rating in 32 games.

EIHL:

Paul Phillips (Manchester Storm)

The Manchester Storm (9-19-1) have 21 points and are in 10th place in the Elite Ice Hockey League standings. Defenseman Paul Phillips (DU: 2009-2013) has 26 points (nine goals, 17 assists) and 35 penalty minutes in 37 games this year.

Luke Salazar (Manchester Storm)

The Manchester Storm (9-19-1) have 21 points and are in 10th place in the Elite Ice Hockey League standings. Forward Luke Salazar (DU: 2008-2012) has 32 points (13 goals, 19 assists) in 37 games this season.

Ryan Dingle (Fife Flyers)

He Fife Flyers (15-13-1) have 19 points and sit in seventh place in the Elite Ice Hockey League standings. Dingle (DU: 2004-07) has tallied 34 points (13 goals, 21 assists) in 37 games so far this season.

 

CONTINENTAL EUROPE:

 

Connor James (Straubing Tigers, DEL)

The Straubing Tigers (11-18-3-1) are in 12th place in the DEL standings. James (DU: 2000-04) is serving as an alternate captain in his first season with the Tigers after three seasons with rival Nürnberg. He has recorded 20 points (eight goals, 12 assists) in 31 games this year.

 

Rhett Rakhshani (Linköping HC, SHL)

Linkoping HC (12-8-6-4) are in fourth place in the SHL standings. Playing in Sweden’s top pro league this season, Rakhshani (DU: 2006-10) has amassed 12 points (five goals, seven assists) and a plus-4 rating in 11 games.

 

Brett Skinner (Piráti Chomutov, Czech Extraliga)

In 17 games played with Piráti this season, Skinner has tallied five points (two goals, three assists) and has a plus-10 rating. Piráti ranks sixth in the Czech Extraliga with a record of 17-10-6.

 

Brock Trotter (IF Björklöven, Allsvenskan)

IF Bjorkloven (14-16-2-4) sit in ninth place in the Allsvenskan standings. In his first season in Sweden’s No. 2 pro league, Trotter (DU: 2005-08) has contributed 17 points (three goals, 14 assists) in 21 games thus far.

 

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