Here are some notes and a statistical update on Dallas Stars prospects playing junior hockey, in Europe and in college.
*F Austin Smith (5th round/2007) was named the ECAC’s player of the month for November after he picked up 10 points (8 goals, 2 assists) in 7 games. Smith kept up his torrid pace over the weekend, picking up 6 points (3 goals, 3 assists) in two games. Smith, a senior, now has 18 goals and 9 assists in 27 games. He leads the nation in both goals and points.
*F Reilly Smith (3rd round/2009) was named the CCHA’s player of the month for November after registering 9 points (7 goals, 2 assists) in 8 games for Miami University. Smith, a junior, has 11 goals and 3 assists in 16 games.
*F Scott Winkler (3rd round/2008) had one goal and one assist in Colorado College’s 4-3 win over Denver this past weekend. Winkler, a junior, is currently on a four-game points streak (3 goals, 4 assists) and has picked up 14 points (4 goals, 10 assists) in 12 games this season.
F Matej Stransky (6th round/2011) has 4 points (2 goals, 2 assists) in his last three games. Stransky is currently tied for 20th in the WHL in scoring with 32 points (14 goals, 18 assists) in 30 games.
*F Brett Ritchie (2nd round/2011) has been out again for the Sarnia Sting of the OHL with what is believed to be a hip issue.
*D Patrik Nemeth (2nd round/2010) and D John Klingberg (5th round/2010) were named to Sweden’s roster for the 2012 World Junior Championship.
*G Jack Campbell (1st round/2010) was named to the USA’s Preliminary roster for the 2012 World Juniors. Campbell is expected to be the team’s No.1 goaltender at the tournament.
*D Jamie Oleksiak (1st round (2011) will attend Canada’s National Junior Team Selection Camp, which begins Sunday in Calgary. That camp will determine Canada’s roster for the World Juniors.
Statistics for Dallas Stars prospects playing in juniors, college and Europe.