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Prospect Buzz: Seymour chipping in offensively to open the season

SATURDAY’S PROSPECT ROUNDUP
Defenseman Derrick Pouliot opened the scoring for the Portland Winterhawks at 16:45 of the first period, en route to a 6-2 Winterhawks win vs Seattle on Saturday night. The Penguins top pick in the 2012 draft, was also a +3 in the win.
— Coming off his first win of the season Friday night, goaltender Matt Murray got the start again Saturday night for the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds vs Windsor Spitfires. Murray made 37 saves on 40 shots, taking the loss in a 3-2 defeat. Murray is 1-1 on the season with a 4.03 GAA and .902 save percentage.
— Defenseman Clark Seymour the Penguins 2012 5th round pick is known as a denter on the blueline and not a points producer, but Seymour has been chipping in offensively to open the season. Seymour netted his first goal of the season Saturday night in the Peterbourgh Petes 4-3 win over the Ottawa 67’s. Seymour’s goal came at 4:07 of the first period for the Petes. Seymour has a goal and an assist through two games. Last season Seymour had no goals and eight points in 47 games for the Petes.
— Winger Anton Zlobin was held pointless in Val-d’Or 3-2 loss to Blainville-Boisbriand on Saturday. Zlobin was a minus-1 in the loss and credited with one hit.
SEPTEMBER PROSPECT RANKINGS (Top-33)
1. D Joe Morrow | Wilkes Barre/Scranton | 2011 1st rd pick |
2. D Simon Despres | Wilkes Barre/Scranton | 2009 1st rd pick |
3. D Scott Harrington | London Knights | 2011 2nd rd pick | 1 GP – 0 G – 1 A – 1 Pts – +3 |
4. D Olli Maatta | London Knights | 2012 1st rd pick | 1 GP – 0 G – 2 A – 2 Pts – +1 |
5. D Derrick Pouliot | Portland Winterhawks | 2012 1st rd pick | 2 GP – 1 G – 0 A – 1 Pts – +1 |
6. RW Beau Bennett | Wilkes Barre/Scranton| 2010 1st rd pick |
7. D Brian Dumoulin | Wilkes Barre/Scranton | Acq from CAR |
8. C Teddy Blueger | Minnesota State | 2012 2nd rd pick |
9. LW Tom Kuhnhackl | Wilkes Barre/Scranton | 2010 4th round pick |
10. D Robert Bortuzzo | Wilkes Barre/Scranton| 2007 3rd round pick |
11. D Nick D’agostino | Cornell | 2008 7th rd pick |
12. F Kenny Agostino | Yale | 2010 5th rd pick |
13. F Dominik Uher | Wilkes Barre/Scranton | 2011 5th rd pick |
14. D Carl Sneep | Wilkes Barre/Scranton | 2006 2nd rd pick |
15. D Philip Samuelsson | Wilkes Barre/Scranton| 2009 2nd rd pick |
16. F Keven Veilleux | Wilkes Barre/Scranton| 2007 2nd rd pick |
17. C Oscar Sundqvist | Skellefteå AIK | 2012 3rd rd pick |
18. LW Ben Hanowski | St. Cloud State | 2009 3rd rd pick |
19. F Josh Archibald | Nebraska-Omaha| 2011 6th rd pick |
20. LW Scott Wilson | UMass-Lowell |2011 7th rd pick |
21. RW Matia Marcantuoni | Kitchener Rangers | 2012 4th rd pick | 1 GP – 0 G – 0 A – 0 Pts |
22. RW Anton Zlobin | Val-d’Or | 2012 6th rd pick | 2 GP – 0 G – 1 A – 1 Pts – 2 PIM – -1 |

23. D Alex Grant | Wilkes Barre/Scranton | 2007 4th rd pick |
24. D Reid McNeill | Wilkes Barre/Scranton | 2010 6th rd pick |
25. C Zach Sill | Wilkes Barre/Scranton |UDFA |
26. D Alex Velischek | Providence College | 2009 5th rd pick |
27. RW Paul Thompson | Wilkes Barre/Scranton | UDFA |
28. G Matthew Murray | Sault Ste. Marie | 2012 3rd rd pick | 1-1-0, 4.03 GAA, .902 SV% |
29. F Jason Megna | Wilkes Barre/Scranton | UDFA |
30. F Bryan Rust | Notre Dame | 2010 3rd rd pick |
31. D Clark Seymour | Peterborough Petes | 2012 5th rd pick | 2 GP – 1 G – 1 A – 2 Pts – 9 PIM – +1
32. D Harrison Ruopp | Prince Albert Raiders | acq from PHX | 2 GP – 0 G – 0 A – 0 Pts -1 |
33. G Sean MaGuire | Boston University | 2012 4th rd pick |

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