Future Flyers Report – 02.21.12

The Future Flyers Weekly Report follows the weekly progress of Flyers prospects.


Marcel Noebels finally broke out offensively , scoring four goals and assisting on two in three games with Portland. Nick Cousins added four more points (2g, 2a) to his totals last week which moved him up to 7th overall in the OHL scoring race. Brendan Ranford remained productive by adding two goals and two assists to his season totals. He currently sits at 11th in WHL scoring. Derek Mathers scored his 7th goal of the season on Saturday. Michael Parks picked up his 12 point of the season with an assist.

Jason Akeson and Harry Zolnierczyk both had five point performances on the week for the Phantoms. All five of Akeson’s points were assists, four of them coming in a game on Sunday. Zolnierczyk scored a goal and assisted on four over the course of four games. Zolnierczyk is one point out of the top 10 in Phantoms scoring despite spending most of the season with the Flyers. Ben Holmstrom added four assists to his totals. He currently 4th in scoring on the Phantoms. Shane Harper scored a goal in each of his games on the weekend to finish with three. Tyler Brown and Tye McGinn each added a goal and assist to their totals. Eric Wellwood assisted on a goal during his only game with the Phantoms.

Name Team Games Goals Assists +/-
Jason Akeson Adirondack Phantoms 4 0 5 0
Tyler Brown Adirondack Phantoms 4 1 1 +1
Nick Cousins Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 3 2 2 -1
Shane Harper Adirondack Phantoms 4 3 0 +1
Ben Holmstrom Adirondack Phantoms 4 0 4 +3
Derek Mathers Peterborough Petes 2 1 0 -1
Tye McGinn Adirondack Phantoms 3 1 1 +2
Marcel Noebels Portland Winterhawks 3 4 2 +6
Michael Parks University of North Dakota 2 0 1 -2
Luke Pither Adirondack Phantoms 4 0 0 -1
Petr Placek Harvard University 0 0 0 0
Brendan Ranford Kamloops Blazers 3 2 2 0
Andrew Rowe Adirondack Phantoms 3 0 0 0
Mike Testwuide Adirondack Phantoms 0 0 0 0
Eric Wellwood Adirondack Phantoms 1 0 1 0
Harry Zolnierczyk Adirondack Phantoms 4 1 4 +2

Ricard Blidstrand assisted on a goal during each of his three games. Tyler Hostetter split the week between the AHL and ECHL. He was pointless in his two games with the Phantoms, but he collected 3 points (1g, 2a) on Sunday with the Titans. Brandon Manning tallied his 7th and 8th points of the season with a goal and an assist for the Phantoms.

Name Team Games Goals Assists +/-
Ricard Blidstrand Prince George Cougars 3 0 3 +1
Erik Gustafsson Adirondack Phantoms 2 0 0 0
Tyler Hostetter Trenton Titans 4 1 2 +2
Blake Kessel Adirondack Phantoms 1 0 0 0
Oliver Lauridsen Adirondack Phantoms 4 0 0 +2
Brandon Manning Adirondack Phantoms 4 1 1 +1
Colin Suellentrop Oshawa Generals 2 0 0 -3

Niko Hovinen had a down week for his standards. He allowed 3 goals on 21 shots during his first game. He was pulled about half-way through his second start when he allowed 5 goals on 25 shots. Brad Phillips had the chance to start all four games for the Titans. His first two games were a struggle as he allowed a combined 9 goals in both games. He was much better in his next two starts as he only allowed a goal in each game.

Name Team Games Wins Losses GAA SV%
Niko Hovinen Pelicans 2 0 1 5.11 .826
Brad Phillips Trenton Titans 4 2 2 2.71 .895