Ramblings: Forward Blocked Shot Leaders – Jenner, Getzlaf, Horvat (May 10)

Ian Gooding


In case you missed it, Dobber Prospects head of European scouting Jokke Nevalainen found this nugget on a Finnish website:

Of course, you can view Henrik Borgstrom's Dobber Prospects profile here.

Borgstrom has played in 58 career NHL games, posting just 19 points (9g-10a) while averaging about 12 minutes per game. He has spent most of the past two seasons in the AHL, where he appears to be regressing as opposed to progressing. Jokke mentioned that this could only be a 1-2 year stay in the K if he actually signs over there.  

Development issues with the Panthers' AHL squad in Springfield have also been brought up. Aleksi Heponiemi, another top prospect, has been held to just three goals and 14 points in his first 49 AHL games this season. Should Grigori Denisenko keeper owners be worried, now that he is set to come over to North America? Maybe not so much, as Owen Tippett seemed to be doing all right in the A with 40 points in 46 games before undergoing wrist surgery at around the All-Star break.

Florida has been a tough place for a forward to crack the top-6; however, there could be openings as both Mike Hoffman and