As hockey season is now underway, Nashville Predators prospects have begun play for their respective teams.
From Milwaukee to Finland and everywhere in between, the Nashville Predators have many prospects to watch across many different leagues, and we will be going over every single one that made a difference this week.
Philip Tomasino headlines this group of prospects this week, as he was named OHL player of the week after scoring five goals and adding 10 assists for 15 points in seven games.
Tomasino’s 15 points are second in the OHL only one point behind top 2020 Draft prospect Quinton Byfield and his 10 assists are tied for second.
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The 2019 24th overall pick highlighted this week with a six-point outing against the Kingston Frontenacs where he scored three goals and three assists in an 8-4 victory on October 4th.
Staying in the OHL, Egor Afanasyev is having a solid start to his first season with the Windsor Spitfires scoring two goals and adding three assists for five points in seven games.
Afanasyev scored his first OHL goal against the Ottawa 67’s in a 5-4 OT loss on October 3rd and added another one on October 6th in a 4-3 loss against the Mississauga Steelheads.
The 2019 second-round pick is currently tied for third on the Windsor Spitfires in points and fourth in goals.
Staying in the 2019 Draft, sixth-round pick Isak Walther is also off to a solid start this season, scoring three goals and adding an assist for four points in 10 SuperElit games.
In Finland, Juuso Parssinen scored one goal and added three assists for four points in three games with TPS of Liiga.
Meanwhile, in Milwaukee, the Admirals only played one game last week, falling 5-2 to the Iowa Wild on October 6th.
In Russia, 2019 fourth-round pick Semyon Chistyakov is also off to a solid start, scoring two goals and one assist for three points in six games.
In the USHL, 2019 fifth-round pick Ethan Haider is currently 1-2-0 with a .910 save percentage and a 2.62 goals-against average.
Now that the 2019-20 season is officially underway in all professional and junior leagues, it is now time to keep an eye on the Nashville Predators farm and watch the future of Smashville flourish.