Maple Leafs Prospect Report - September

The QMJHL season started 3 weeks ago, OHL and WHL l2, and the European Leagues have been at it as well. The NCAA will pick up in October.

Let's dive right in and see how everyone is starting:



Connor Brown - Erie Otters, OHL
5GP - 4G, 5A, 2PM

Sept. 20 - @ Guelph Storm, L 4-3OT

Brown assisted in the first to put the 1st period, then scored on a breakaway to give the Otters the lead again in the third, but they would ultimately drop their opener 4-3 in overtime.

Sept. 21 - @ Plymouth Whalers, W 2-1

Brown scored the game winner halfway through the third period on a one timer off a Connor McDavid assist.

Sept 25 - @ Saginaw Spirit, L 2-1

No points for Brown as the Otters lose 2-1 to Saginaw despite out shooting the Spirit 44-31

Sept 27 - @ Sarnia Sting, W 6-3

A big night for Brown, scored the empty net goal in the third wile getting 4 assists throughout the game.

Sept. 28 - @ Windsor Spitfires, L 8-4

Tough loss for the Otters, falling 8-4 to Windsor. Brown opened the game scoring in the first with a powerplay goal, he would also take a tripping penalty in the third.

Ryan Rupert - London Knights, OHL
3GP - 0G, 2A, 6PM

Sept. 20 - vs Plymouth Whalers, W 3-0

Ryan assisted on the Knights third goal of the game, as London beat Plymouth 3-0 for their home opener.

Sept 27 -vs Saginaw Spirit, W 6-3

Rupert assisted on the Knights 6th of the game, as the defeated the Spirit 6-3. Rupert also had a hooking penalty in the first and 2 min for checking from behind in the third, both occurring while the Knights had the man advantage.

Sept. 28 - @ Guelph Storm, L 6-3

No points in the Knights loss to the Storm, Rupert got into a tussle at the end of the first and was awarded 2 minutes for his trouble.

Matt Finn - Guelph Storm, OHL
3GP - 0G, 4A, 0PM

Sept. 20 - vs Erie Otters, W, 4-3OT

Finn assisted late in the first period, to end the frame in a 2-2 tie with Erie, and the Storm would win in OT 4-3

Sept. 27 - vs Oshawa Generals, W 5-1

Finn assisted on a power play goal in the first, as the Storm went to rout the General Motors 5-1.

Sept. 29 - vs London Knights, W 6-3

Two assist for Finn as the Storm become the giant killers, taking down the Knights 6-3

Carter Verhaeghe - Niagara IceDogs, OHL
4GP - 2G, 5A, 4PM

Sept 19 vs Mississauga ScaredyFish Steelheads

Carter scored a quick goal in the first period, Niagara's second of the game, on the teams second shot, and assisted on the IceDogs third goal of the first period. Mississauga came back and won in OT 6-5.

Sept. 27 - @ Kingston Frontenacs, L 5-1

Assisted on the IceDogs lone goal of the game as they fell 5-1 to the Frontenacs.

Sept. 28 - @ Belleville Bulls, L 4-3

1 Goal, 1 Assist as the IceDogs fall to the Belleville Bulls 4-3. Verhaeghe also had 2 for interference and 2 for roughing in the contest.

Sept. 29 - @ Ottawa 67s, L 3-2

Carter assisted on both Niagara goals as they lost a nail biter 3-2 to Ottawa.

Frederik Gauthier - Rimouski Oceanic, QMJHL
5GP - 0G, 3A, 4PM

Sept. 20 - vs Drummondville Voltigeurs, L 2-1

No points for Gauthier as the Oceanic fall 2-1 to the Voltigeurs

Sept. 22 - vs Quebec Remparts, L 6-2

One assist and 2 for roughing for Frederik as the Oceanic dropped the decision to Quebec 6-2

Sept. 25 - @ Shawinigan Cataracts, W 2-1

Zeroes across the board for Gauthier as Rimouski beat Shawinigan 2-1

Sept. 27 - @ Gatineau Olympiques, W 3-2

One assist in the Oceanics 3-2 win over Gatineau

Sept. 29 - vs Cape Breton Screaming Eagles, W 4-3SO

Two minutes for Hooking is all Feddie got in the Boats 4-3 shootout win over Cape Breton

Antoine Bibeau - PEI Fightin' Ice Taters Charlottetown Islanders, QMJHL
3GP - 0.963 SV% 0 SO

Sept. 13 - vs Halifax Mooseheads, W 3-2SO

39 saves on 41 shots for Bibeau in the Isles 3-2 shootout victory. Antoine also stopped all 3 shooters in the shoot out.

Sept. 27 - vs Saint John SeaDogs, W 3-2

26 saves on 28 shots for Antoine as he led the Islanders to a 3-2 win over the SeaDogs

Sept 29 - vs Baie-Comeau Drakkar, L 5-4SO

Bibeau made 40 saves on 44 shots, but the Islanders fell to the Drakkar 5-4 in a shootout. Antoine made 2/3 saves but the Isles could not score in the shootout.

Fabrice Herzog - Quebec Remparts, QMJHL
6GP - 3G, 2A, 4PM

Sept. 13 - @ Chicoutimi Sagueens, L 4-3OT

1 goal, 1 assist, and 2 for roughing as the Remparts fell to the Sagueens 4-3 in overtime.

Sept. 15 - @ Victoriaville Tigres, L 1-0

No points for Herzog and the Remparts lost to the Tigres 1-0

Sept. 20 - @ Baie-Comeau Drakkar, L 7-4

Fabrice gets 1G, 1A and 2 for high sticking, but the Remparts fall to the Drakkar 7-4

Sept. 22 - @ Rimouski Oceanic, W 6-2

No points, no penalties for Herzog as the Remparts finally get a win, beating the Oceanic 6-2

Sept. 27 - vs Chicoutimi Sagueens, L 4-3OT

Herzog opened the scoring for the Remparts, but they couldn't keep the Sagueens at bay as they fall 4-3 in overtime.

Sept. 29 - vs Val D'or Foreurs, L 11-2

Nothing on the board for Fabrice, as the Remparts get walloped by Val D'or 11-2

Max Everson - Harvard Crimson

Season Starts October 26 vs Bentley Falcons

Tony Cameranesi & Dominic Toninato - U. Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs, NCAA

Season Starts October 11 vs Michigan Tech Huskies

Eric Knodel - U. New Hampshire Wildcats, NCAA

Season Starts October 5th vs Acadia

Dennis Robertson - Brown Bears, NCAA

Season Starts November 1st vs Clarkson (not David)

Viktor Loov - MODO, SHL
6GP - 1G, 1A

Sept. 14 - vs Växjö Lakers HC, W 2-1OT (neat thing about the modo website is if you go to that link each goal has it's own little highlight clip to play)

Loov scored in overtime to give MODO the 2-1 win

Sept. 17 - @ AIK, W 3-1

1 assist for Viktor as MODO beats AIK 3-1

Sept. 19 - vs Leksands IF, L 3-2

No points for Loov in the 3-2 loss.

Sept. 21 - vs Luleå Hockey, L 4-3SO

No points for Loov in the loss.

Sept. 24 - @ Frolunda, L 2-1

No points for Loov in the 2-1 loss

Sept. 28 - @ Farjestad, L 2-1

No points again for Viktor in the 2-1 loss.

Tom Nilsson & Andreas Johnson - Frolunda Indians, SHL
TN - 6GP - 0G, 0A
AJ - 6GP - 3G, 2A

Sept. 14 - vs Skellefteå AIK, L 3-2
Johnson scored in the third and Nilsson was pointless as Forlunda lost 3-2 to Skelleftea.

Sept. 17 - @ Luleå Hockey, W 2-1
Johnson had 1assist as Frolunda beat Lulea 2-1

Sept. 19 - @ Färjestad BK, L 3-1
No points for either players as Frolunda fell 3-1 to Farjestad

Sept. 21 - vs Linköping HC, L 6-3
Johnson scored twice in the third but it was too little, too late in the teams 6-3 loss.

Sept. 24 - vs MODO, W 2-1
No points for either player as Frolunda beat MODO 2-1

Sept. 28 - @ HV 71, W, 4-0
Johnson assisted on the game winner as Frolunda shut out HV71 4-0.

That's it for this September, going forward I'll stick to weekly installments.

Also HV71 is an awesome hockey name, and very Swedish to me. is a fan community that allows members to post their own thoughts and opinions on the Toronto Maple Leafs and hockey in general. These views and thoughts may not be shared by the editor of

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