O to Pro: OHL Alumni Spotlight presented by Carlsberg
Brought to you by Carlsberg Canada, the OHL Alumni Spotlight brings you up to speed on accomplishments by graduates in the pro ranks from the past week’s action.
CLARKE LEADING ALL AHL BLUELINERS IN ROOKIE SEASON
Ontario Reign blueliner Brandt Clarke continues to have a stellar rookie season in the American Hockey League, recording 18 points in 18 games played, including four multi-point showings. Recording at least a point per game in 13 games this year, the Barrie Colts alumnus now leads all AHL defenceman in points this season. Selected eighth overall by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2021 NHL Draft, the 20-year-old Ottawa, Ont. native continues to develop after recorded 61 points (23-38-61) in 31 appearances with the Colts last season. Originally selected fourth overall in the the 2019 OHL Priority Selection, Brandt spent three seasons in Barrie, tallying 158 points over 143 regular season games.
— Ontario Reign (@ontarioreign) November 25, 2023
SILOVS NAMED AHL GOALTENDER OF THE MONTH
Barrie Colts graduate Arturs Silovs is the AHL Goaltender of the Month for November, going 4-1-0 with a 1.01 goals-against average, .958 save percentage and two shutouts for the Abbotsford Canucks. The 22-year-old Vancouver prospect is 7-2-1 on the season with a 2.53 goals-against average and .909 save percentage in 11 games. Silovs backstopped Latvia to a bronze medal at the 2023 IIHF World Championship, earning tournament MVP honours in the process. The Riga native played one season in Barrie, going 16-13-2-2 with a 3.87 goals-against average and. 891 save percentage in 2019-20. He was Vancouver’s sixth round pick in the 2019 NHL Draft.
Arty Party: @TheAHL Goaltender of the Month Edition 🎉
Congratulations to Artūrs Šilovs on being named the AHL Goaltender of the Month for November, picking up four wins and two shutouts in five appearances 👏
— Abbotsford Canucks (@abbycanucks) December 1, 2023