Sabres Prospects Notebook 10-14-19

Games Below From 10/7/2019 – 10/13/2019
  • After a blazing start with Lethbridge (WHL), Dylan Cozens cooled off a bit, scoring 2 goals in 3 games but he is clearly the team leader.  He is setting himself up well to play big minutes at the World Junior Tournament for Canada this year.
  • Linus Weissbach playing with Alex Turcotte and Cole Caufield went as expected with Weissbach collecting 4 assists this weekend.  Playing alongside these types of teammates are sure to inflate his numbers a bit for this year but it’s encouraging that he’s able to keep up and perform with such high end talent.
  • Oskari Laaksonen chipped in 2 assists after a relatively slow start to the season for him.
  • Tage Thompson continued his strong start to the season in Rochester, picking up 3 assists and also the shootout game winner on Sunday to cap a 3-2 Amerks win.
  • Erik Portillo played just one game and was not tested much, averaging just 20 shots against through 3 games.  He remains a perfect 3-0-0 on the year with a .933 Save %.
  • Linus Cronholm fresh off a suspension scored 1 goal and 1 assist in 2 games of action with Karlskrona in the Allsvenskan league.
NOTE:  For recaps below, we are highlighting any prospects who contributed on the score sheet over the past week or did anything notable.  For an overall view of Sabres Prospects and their stats, be sure to check The Charging Buffalo’s Prospect Stat Tracker which is updated daily here —-> TCB Sabres Prospect Stat Tracker 

WHL

C Dylan Cozens – Lethbridge Hurricanes

3GP 2G 0A 2PTS

OHL

C Matej Pekar – Barrie Colts

1GP 1G 0A 1PTS

AHL – Rochester Americans

C Andrew Oglevie

3GP 1G 0A 1PTS

RW Tage Thompson

3GP 0G 3A 3PTS

LD Jacob Bryson

3GP 0G 2A 2PTS

Liiga

LW Arttu Ruotsalainen – Ilves

2GP 1G 0A 1PTS

(Ruotsalainen primary assist below)

LW Oskari Laaksonen – Ilves

2GP 0G 2A 2PTS

Allsvenskan

LD Linus Cronholm – Karlskrona

2GP 1G 1A 2PTS

LD Philip Nyberg – Mora IK

2GP 0G 1A 1PTS

NCAA

LW Linus Weissbach – Wisconsin

2GP 0G 4A 4PTS

VHL

C Vasily Glotov – St. Petersburg

2GP 0G 1A 1PTS

USHL

G Erik Portillo – Dubuque

1GP – 1W – 1.00 GAA – .929 SV%

Week Ahead Schedule

Not Active – Injured

  • Aaron Huglen – Fargo (USHL)
  • Lawrence Pilut – Rochester (AHL)
  • Mattias Samuelsson – Western Michigan (NCAA)
  • Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen – Rochester (AHL)

Not Active – No Games

  • Devante Stephens – Cincinnati (ECHL)
  • Brett Murray – Rochester (AHL)
Continue to check in every Monday for a weekly prospect update from The Charging Buffalo Crew. Follow for more: @TheChargingBuf @JoeTCBNHL @FutureOfThe716 @CurtisTCB716
  1. Weissbach had 5 assists…3 on Friday, 2 on Saturday.

    Nyberg and Glotov aren’t really prospects anymore.

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    1. Per USCHO and Elite Prospects, both have Weissbach with 4 assists through 2 games so I am basing it off of those numbers. Nyberg/Glotov were included as they are still considered part of the system but I do think they are aging and looking very bleak as potential contributors to the big squad.

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