By Matt Calamia
Each week, BlueshirtsUnited.com will update Rangers fans on what the organization's prospects have done statistically over the past seven days for their respective teams in the AHL, ECHL, NCAA, CHL and European leagues. For a full listing of all prospect statistics, click here.
Duclair Continues Torrid Pace
Rangers 2013 third-round pick Anthony Duclair had arguably his best week of the season. The 18-year-old forward notched three goals and seven assists in just two games for the Quebec Remparts of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. On Thursday, Duclair posted two goals and five assists in Quebec’s win over Halifax. Duclair is currently second in scoring in the QMJHL, with 85 points in 49 games, while his 45 goals leads all players.
Big Week for Spelling
Rangers 2012 fifth-round selection Thomas Spelling had his most productive week of the season for Sonderjyske in Denmark. The 20-year-old right wing posted three goals and four assists in three games. For the season, Spelling has 18 goals and 23 assists for 41 points in 33 games.
Update on the Pack
The Hartford Wolf Pack went 2-1 this week with wins over Adirondack and Albany. Forward Oscar Lindberg led the pack with three goals and one assist over the three games. The 22-year-old center has registered 12 goals and 16 assists for 28 points in 44 games in his first season in America.
Other notables this week were Ryan Bourque (two goals in three games) Danny Kristo (two goals and an assist) and Jesper Fast (one goal, one assist).
St. Croix Shining in the E
Rangers 2011 fourth-round pick Michael St. Croix picked up five assists in three games this week for Greenville of the ECHL. The 20-year-old centerman has put up a point-per-game with seven goals and 22 assists for 29 points in 29 games for the Road Warriors.
Rangers 2013 third-round pick Adam Tambellini continued his smooth transition into the Western Hockey League this week with a goal and one assist in two games for the Calgary Hitmen. The 19-year-old center now has four goals and nine assists for 13 points in 11 games since leaving the NCAA.
Rangers goaltending prospect Mackenzie Skapski picked up two wins in two starts this week Kootenay of the WHL. The 2013 sixth-round pick made 30 saves against Prince Albert on Jan. 31, and followed it up with 21 saves in a victory over Calgary on Feb. 1. The 19-year-old has gone 17-13-2-1 this season with a 2.79 goals against average and a .915 save percentage with one shutout.