chicagoblackhawks.com will keep you up to date on the progress of the Top 20 Blackhawk Prospects (list below) throughout the 2005-06 season.
D Cam Barker, Medicine Hat (WHL): Barker recorded two assists in Canada's 4-3 victory over Switzerland in the WJC on Wednesday night in British Columbia ... Canada battles Norway on Thursday night.
C/RW Dan Bertram, Boston College (College): Bertram went scoreless and recorded an even rating in Canada's 4-3 win over Switzerland on Wednesday ... Team Canada looks to improve to 3-0 after battling Norway on Thursday.
RW Michael Blunden, Erie (OHL): Blunden recorded an even rating and registered two shots on goal in Team Canada's 4-3 victory over Switzerland on Wednesday ... Canada skates against Norway on Thursday night.
C Dave Bolland, London (OHL): Bolland recorded his second goal of the tournament in Team Canada's 4-3 win over Switzerland on Wednesday ... He registered six penalty minutes in the contest ... Team Canada battles Team Norway on Thursday.
C/LW Nathan Davis, Miami Ohio (College): Davis went scoreless, registiring a shot and a minus-1 rating, in Team USA's 6-5 win over Team Finland on Wednesday night ... USA improved its mark to 2-0 in the tournament ... The Americans battle Switzerland on Friday night.
LW Karel Hromas, Everett (WHL): Hromas registered two penalty minutes and a minus-1 rating in Team Czech Republic's 3-2 loss to Sweden on Wednesday ... Czech Republic battles Slovakia on Friday.
RW Jack Skille, Wisconsin (College): Skille recorded an even rating and two shots on goal in Team USA's 6-5 win over Finland on Wednesday night ... Skille and Team USA battle Team Switzerland on Friday.
C Jakub Sindel, Plzen (CZE): Sindel went scoreless with an even rating in Czech Republic's loss to Sweden on Wednesday ... Team Czech Republic skates against Team Slovakia on Friday.
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Top 20 Prospects (subject to change)
Adam Berti (Erie)
Bryan Bickell (Ottawa)
Michael Blunden (Erie)
David Bolland (London)
Evan Brophey (Plymouth)
Ryan Garlock (Windsor)
David Kuchejda (Sault Ste. Marie)
Cam Barker (Medicine Hat)
Troy Brouwer (Moose Jaw)
Dan Bertram (Boston College)
Adam Burish (Wisconsin)
Jacob Dowell (Wisconsin)
Matt Ford (Wisconsin)
Chris Porter (North Dakota)
Jack Skille (Wisconsin)
Jakub Sindel (Plzen)
Petri Kontiola (Tappara)
Jari Viuhkola (Karpat)
Denis Istomin (Vityaz Chekhov)
Jonas Nordqvist (Lulea HF)