chicagoblackhawks.com will keep you up to date on the progress of the Top 10 Blackhawk Prospects (list below) throughout the 2006-07 season. See updated stats for all of the Blackhawk Prospects and In the System players.
C Evan Brophey, Plymouth (OHL): Brophey had one assist in Plymouth's 7-3 loss to Sarnia Friday night to open the Ontario Hockey League season ... On Saturday night, Brophey registered five assists and a +3 rating for Plymouth during its 7-6 win over Erie. Brophey was named the 1st star of the game. He is an alternate captain for Plymouth this season.
C Adam Hobson, Spokane (WHL): Hobson scored two goals in Spokane's 8-4 win over Kootenay Saturday night to open the Western Hockey League season.
C Petri Kontiola, Tappara (FIN): Kontiola went scoreless in Tappara's 2-1 win over Lukko Saturday. He centered Tappara's top line. Kontiola has two goals and three assists in Tappara's first five games.
RW Igor Makarov, SKA St. Petersberg (RUS): Makarov went scoreless in SKA's 4-3 overtime loss to Cherepovets Saturday. Makarov has three goals in seven games this season with SKA.
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Top 10 Prospects (subject to change throughout the season) OHL Evan Brophey (Plymouth)
WHL Adam Hobson (Spokane)
College Dan Bertram (Boston College) Nathan Davis (Miami-OH) Simon Danis-Pepin (Maine) Jacob Dowell (Wisconsin) Jack Skille (Wisconsin) Jonathan Toews (North Dakota)