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Colorado Avalanche prospect report: Ty Lewis returns to Brandon, sets the WHL on fire.

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Brandon Wheat Kings vs Calgary Hitmen Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images

After a week off the Avalanche prospect report is back! It was a big couple weeks as some players returned to their junior teams to play, and other established themselves as top prospects. The biggest name this week is Ty Lewis, who put up 10 points since being returned to the Brandon Wheat Kings.

Ontario Hockey League

Conor Timmins (D) - 0G, 4A, +3
Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds - 5-1-1-0

Sept. 28th: @ Barrie Colts
L 4-3 OT - 0G, 1A
Sept. 29th: @ North Bay Battalion
W 2-1 OT - 0G, 2A, +2
Oct. 1st: @ Sudbury Wolves
W 2-1 OT - 0G, 1A, +1
Oct. 5th: @ Windsor Spitfires
W 4-3 OT - No Points
Oct. 6th: @ London Knights
W 4-1 - No Points

Travis Barron (F) - 2G, 1A, -2
Ottawa 67’s - 4-3-1-0

Sept. 29th: @ Saginaw Spirit
L 4-0 - 0G, 0A, -3
Sept. 30th: @ Flint Firebirds
L 5-4 OT - 2G, 0A, +1

Oct. 1st: @ Sarnia Sting
L 7-2 - No Points
Oct. 6th: vs Peterborough Petes
W 4-3 SO - 0G, 1A, +1
Oct. 8th: vs Flint Firebirds
W 4-3 OT - 0G, 0A, -1


Western Hockey League

Nick Henry (RW) - Injured
Regina Pats - 3-3-1-0

Sept. 27th: vs Swift Current Broncos
L 5-3 - Did Not Play
Sept. 29th: @ Moose Jaw Warriors
L 5-4 OT - Did Not Play
Oct. 1st: vs Red Deer Rebels
W 6-1 - Did Not Play
Oct. 6th: @ Medicine Hat Tigers
L 4-2 - Did Not Play
Oct. 7th: vs Saskatoon Blades
W 7-3 - Did Not Play

Nick Henry is still recovering from off-season shoulder surgery.

Josh Anderson (D) - 0G, 2A, +1
Prince George Cougars - 3-3-2-0

Sept. 29th: @ Seattle Thunderbirds
L 5-1 - 0G, 0A, -1
Oct 1st: @ Portland Winterhawks
W 3-0 - 0G, 1A, +1
Oct. 4th: @ Kamloops Blazers
W 6-2 - 0G, 1A, +1
Oct. 6th: vs Kelowna Rockets
L 7-6 OT - No Points
Oct. 7th: vs Kelowna Rockets
L 4-3 OT - Did Not Play

Ty Lewis (F) - 2G, 8A, +2
Brandon Wheat Kings - 4-2-0-1

Sept. 29th: vs Red Deer Rebels
L 5-4 SO - 0G, 2A, +1
Sept. 30th: vs Swift Current Broncos
L 7-2 - 0G, 1A, -3
Oct. 6th: @ Edmonton Oil Kings
W 7-3 - 1G, 1A, +2
Oct. 7th: @ Red Deer Rebels
W 5-2 - 0G, 2A, +1

Oct. 8th: @ Calgary Hitmen
W 5-3 - 1G, 2A, +1


Junior A

Nick Leivermann (D) - 2G, 4A
Penticton Vees, BCHL - 6-0-0-1

Sept. 8th: @ Meritt Centennials
W 4-2 - Did Not Play
Sept. 15th: @ Salmon Arm Silverbacks
W 6-2 - Did Not Play
Sept. 22nd: @ Alberni Valley Bulldogs
W 3-2 - No Points
Sept. 23rd: vs Chilliwack Chiefs
W 6-3 - 1G, 1A
Sept. 29th: vs West Kelowna Warriors
W 2-1 - 0G, 2A
Oct. 6th: vs Vernon Vipers
W 3-2 - 0G, 1A
Oct. 7th: @ Vernon Vipers
T 2-2 - 1G, 0A


USHL

Nathan Clurman (D)
Tri-City Storm

Oct. 6th: @ Omaha Lancers
W 2-1 - No Points


NCAA

Cale Makar (D) - 0G, 1A
UMass-Amherst Minutemen
Overall: 1-1 / Conference: 0-0

Oct. 6th: @ Arizona State
L 5-3 - 0G, 1A, +1
Oct. 7th: @ Arizona State
W 4-2 - 0G, 0A, -1

Denis Smirnov (F) - 1G, 2A, +3
Penn State Lions
Overall: 1-1 / Conference: 0-0

Oct. 6th: @ Clarkson
L 2-1 - No Points
Oct. 7th: @ St. Lawrence
W 4-1 - 1G, 2A, +3

Cameron Morrison (F) - 0G, 1A, -1
Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Overall: 2-0 / Conference: 0-0

Oct. 6th: vs Alabama-Huntsville
W 5-3 - 0G, 1A, -1
Oct. 7th: vs Alabama-Huntsville
W 4-0 - No Points


Below you can find the points tracker for the Avalanche prospects for this season. I’ve included an NHLe tracker. It’s a conversion of points from developmental leagues to the NHL. It’s not perfect but it’s fun.

Prospect PPG tracker

Player League Points Games PPG NHLe
Player League Points Games PPG NHLe
Ty Lewis WHL 95 67 1.42 31.39
Connor Timmins OHL 37 33 1.12 29.42
Denis Smirnov Big 10 27 29 0.93 26.72
Nick Leivermann BCHL 38 45 0.84 15.93
Shane Bowers Hockey East 30 36 0.83 25.28
Travis Baron OHL 52 64 0.81 21.32
Cale Makar Hockey East 21 34 0.62 18.74
Cameron Morrison Big 10 20 34 0.59 16.88
Nick Henry WHL 27 50 0.54 11.96
Josh Anderson WHL 14 51 0.27 6.08
Nathan Clurman USHL 6 38 0.16 2.98