Prospect Update: Remi Elie Impresses With Seven Point Game

How have the Dallas Stars prospects done in this past week of hockey? Defending Big D is committed to to giving you weekly updates as their seasons progress.


Remi Elie had an incredibly impressive game against the Kingston Frontenacs with a seven-point game. He got three goals and four assists in the 9-6 win on Sunday. He was named first star of the game. He was not on the ice for any of Kingston's goals.

Jason Dickinson has played only one game since Christmas, and he extended his point streak to four games. He scored a goal in a 5-2 win over the Erie Otters on Sunday. His goal was a powerplay goal early in the second period.

Radek Faksa has been on WJC duties for the Czech Republic and therefore has not played any games for the Kitchener Rangers this week. His defensive play was key in their shootout win over Canada on Saturday.

Nick Paul only played a single game with the North Bay Battalion this week. He went pointless against the Sudbury Wolves on Saturday and finished with a minus-1 rating.

Gemel Smith played two games for the Owen Sound Attack in the last week and had five points through two games. He had two goals and two assists during a 6-2 win over the Niagara IceDogs. He was named first star of the game for his efforts. He added an assist on the game tying game during a 3-2 shootout win over the Sarnia Sting on Sunday. He scored his shootout attempt.

Cody Payne has played only a single game this week, a 6-5 loss to the Windsor Spitfire. He had a game misconduct six minutes into the game for leaving the bench to fight Ty Bilcke.


Mike Winther was traded within the WHL when the WHL roster freeze finished on the 29th. He was traded from the Prince Albert Raiders to the Calgary Hitmen. The Hitmen are currently top of the Eastern Conference of the WHL.

Cole Ully has played a total of two games since Christmas and finished pointless throughout. He was a collective minus-five across those two games.

Dmitry Sinitsyn played two games since Christmas and had a single goal against the Brandon Wheat Kings. The goal was the sixth Regina goal during an 8-4 drumming of the Wheat Kings.

Branden Troock continues to play well for the Seattle Thunderbirds and has now got 42 points in 36 games. The goal came during a 4-3 overtime loss on Saturday.


Troy Vance played two games this week for the Charlottetown Islanders and went pointless through those two games. He finished with a minus-2 rating over the two games.

Philippe Desrosiers played only a single game for the Rimouski Oceanic this week. It was a 5-4 overtime loss to the Quebec Remparts. He saved 24 of 29 shots.

Maxime Lagace played a single game for Shawinigan, a 5-0 loss to the Victoriaville Tigres. He saved 31 of the 26 shots he faced as they were shut out.


Matej Paulovic played in his first game for the Muskegon Lumberjacks this week and finished with two assists. It came during a 5-3 win.


Devin Shore had three points over two games this week for the University of Maine. He got two assists in a 4-0 win over Princeton. He also had their lone goal in relegation against Cornell during a 1-1 tie, which they lost in the shootout. He would score the Black Bears lone goal in the nine-round skills competition.

Alex Guptill went pointless through his team's two games this week. He also finished an even plus-minus. This is despite losing one game 3-2 and the other 3-0 against Michigan State.


After being cut from the WJC roster for Sweden, Ludwig Bystrom played only a single game for Farjestad this week. He played just under 10 minutes on the ice and finished pointless.

John Klingberg had a single goal in two games this week. The goal came during a 6-1 win over Skelleftea on Thursday. He went pointless in their overtime loss to Brynas on Saturday.

Both Niklas Hansson and Emil Molin played for Rogle this week in their 5-4 win over IK Oskarshamn. Molin went pointless and Hansson had an assist.


Austin Smith got his first goal in Finland this week against Ilves in a 5-3 loss on Friday. He is playing on Assats' top line.

Henri Kiviaho backed up both games for KalPa this week.

Esa Lindell is on international duty at the WJC for Finland and did not play for Jokerit.

Team GP Goals Assists Points PIMS +/-
Jason Dickinson Guelph Storm (OHL) 36 15 24 39 24 18
Remi Elie London Knights (OHL) X 6 1 2 3 4 -1
Remi Elie Belleville Bulls (OHL) 29 15 20 35 22 -4
Radek Faksa Kitchener Rangers (OHL) 29 14 11 25 22 -8
Nick Paul North Bay Battalion (OHL) 36 13 8 21 19 -6
Matej Paulovic Peterborough Petes (OHL) X 18 2 2 5 4 -4
Cody Payne Saginaw Spirit (OHL) 31 15 6 21 27 2
Gemel Smith Owen Sound Attack (OHL) 37 25 19 44 33 -2
Dmitry Sinitsyn Regina Pats (WHL) 36 3 16 19 35 -5
Branden Troock Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL) 36 18 24 42 32 11
Cole Ully Kamloops Blazers (WHL) 36 15 23 38 25 -3
Troy Vance Charlottetown Rockets (QMJHL) 31 3 10 13 26 -5
Mike Winther Prince Albert Raiders (WHL) X 18 3 11 14 32 3
Mike Winther Calgary Hitmen (WHL)

Alex Guptill University Of Michigan 15 6 6 12 12 1
Devin Shore University Of Maine 18 8 14 22 10 7
Matej Paulovic Muskegon Lumberjacks 1 0 2 2 0 -1
Ludwig Bystrom Farjestad (SHL) 32 2 7 9 16 11
Niklas Hansson Rogle (Allsvenskan) 27 1 5 6 12 -2
Niklas Hansson Rogle J20 (SuperElit) X 12 4 8 12 2 13
John Klingberg Frolunda (SHL) 30 6 8 14 6 2
Esa Lindell Kiekko-Vantaa (Mestis) X 5 2 3 5 - -
Esa Lindell Jokerit (SM-Liiga) 24 1 0 1 8 3
Aleksi Makela Ilves J20 (Jr A SM-Liiga) - - - - - -
Emil Molin Brynas (SHL) X 21 0 3 3 0 -3
Emil Molin Rogle (Allsvenskan) 5 1 2 3 0 -1
Austin Smith Assat (SM-Liiga) 3 1 0 1 2 -5

Player Team GP Goals Assists Points PIMs +/-
Ryan Button (D) Texas Stars 11 2 0 2 11 1
Ryan Button (D) Idaho Steelheads X 13 3 8 11 9 1
Cameron Gaunce (D) Texas Stars X 28 1 6 7 25 0
Jyrki Jokipakka (D) Texas Stars 32 2 9 11 10 -7
Hubert Labrie (D) Texas Stars 14 0 1 1 25 0
Hubert Labrie (D) Idaho Steelheads X 4 0 0 0 7 1
Curtis McKenzie (RW) Texas Stars 32 11 17 28 51 5
Patrik Nemeth (D) Texas Stars 19 0 2 2 20 6
Jamie Oleksiak (D) Texas Stars 27 3 3 6 7 12
Taylor Peters (C) Texas Stars 32 2 5 7 35 -9
Brett Ritchie (RW) Texas Stars 33 6 14 20 31 -2
Colton Sceviour (RW) Texas Stars 27 20 13 33 11 10
Austin Smith (RW) Texas Stars X 10 0 0 0 4 -1
Austin Smith (RW) Idaho Steelheads X 4 1 0 1 18 0
Matej Stransky (RW) Texas Stars 24 3 6 9 33 -6

Goaltender Team GP Record Mins GA Svs GAA SVS% SO
Jack Campbell Texas Stars 5 5-0-0 299 7 124 1.40 0.947 -
Phillippe Desrosiers Rimouski Oceanic (QMJHL) 29 12-17-0 1617 84 646 3.12 0.885 1
Henri Kiviaho KalPa (SM-Liiga) 3 1-2-0 140 8 56 3.42 0.875 -
Cristopher Nilstorp Texas Stars 20 9-9-2 1166 54 539 2.78 0.909 -
Maxime Lagace Cape Breton Screaming Eagles (QMJHL) X 8 3-4-0 464 25 199 3.23 .887 0
Maxime Lagace Shawingan Cataractes (QMJHL) 3 1-2-0 180 12 97 4.00 0.890 1

X denotes they are no longer active on that roster this week

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