March 1, 2006

A Look at Davenport and Scrivens

It's always a dangerous thing to look at different junior leagues and try to draw any comparisons. Knowing this, however, should not deter the bold and foolish from taking a look at players in two different junior leagues and allowing others to draw some comparisons. With that in mind here's a look at Troy Davenport and Ben Scrivens...the rest is up to you.

Save Percentage:
Troy Davenport 92.0% (4th, USHL).
USHL Leaders: John Murray (Sious Falls), 93.6%, Alex Stalock (Cedar Rapids), 93.2%, and Alex Kangas (Sioux Falls), 92.9%.
Ben Scrivens 92.2% (4th, Alberta JHL).
AJHL Leaders: Ryan Rondeau (Canmore), 93.3%, Jimmy Bernier (Fort McMurray), 92.6%, and Nick Olynyk (Canmore), 92.3%.

Goals Against Average:
Troy Davenport 2.63 (7th, USHL).
USHL Leaders: Murray, 1.94, Aaron Rock (Tri Cities), 2.18, Kangas, 2.19, Michael Spillane (Omaha), 2.32, Stalock, 2.47, and Bryan Hogan (Lincoln), 2.52.
Ben Scrivens 2.43 (5th, Alberta JHL).
AJHL Leaders: Bernier, 1.64, Jordan Ramstead (Grande Praire), 2.16, Jeremy Reid (Fort McMurray), 2.20, and David Thompson (Camrose), 2.30.

Shutouts:
Troy Davenport 2 (T5th, USHL).
USHL Leaders: Rock, 6, Eddie Neville (Green Bay), 5, Spillane, 4, Stalock, Murray, and Kangas, 3.
Ben Scrivens 3 (T3rd, Alberta JHL).
AJHL Leaders: Bernier, 10, and Ramstead, 6.

Shots Per Game:
Troy Davenport 32.0 (2nd, USHL).
USHL Leader: Stalock, 36.6.
Ben Scrivens 28.4 (7th, Alberta JHL).
AJHL Leaders: Kyle Richter (Brooks), 32.9, Jonathan LaRose (Drumheller), 31.7, Reese St. Goddard (Lloudminster), 31.5, Brett Dreger (Calgary Royals), 31.0, Patrick Inglis (Calgary Canucks), 30.7, and Jase Weslosky (Sherwood Park), 29.7.

All-Star Game:
USHL:
Kangas (Western), 12 shots, 11 saves, 91.7%.
Troy Davenport (Eastern), 18 shots, 16 saves, 88.9%.
Murray (Western), 9 shots, 7 saves, 77.8%.
Stalock (Eastern), 13 shots, 10 saves, 76.9%.
Alberta JHL:
Inglis (South), 13 shots, 13 saves, 100.0%.
Richter (South), 15 shots, 14 saves, 93.3%.
Ben Scrivens (North), 16 shots, 13 saves, 81.3%.
Scott Gudmandson (North), 19 shots, 15 saves, 79.0%.
Olynyk (South), 13 shots, 10 saves, 76.9%.

Viking Cup:
Richter (AJHL South), 93.6%, 117 saves.
Ben Scrivens (AJHL North), 93.3%, 84 saves.
Gudmandson (AJHL North), 90.6%, 48 saves.
Foster (USA), 89.0%, 73 saves.
Stalock (USA), 86.9%, 53 saves.
Thompson (AJHL South), 84.0%, 21 saves.

Note:
Gold: AJHL North
Silver: AJHL South
Bronze: USA

Heisenberg Rankings:
USHL Goalie Rankings:
1) Alex Stalock (1987), University of Minnesota, Dulth (#112 NHL Draft).
2) Brian Foster (1987), University of New Hampshire (#161 NHL Draft).
3) Alex Kangas (1987)
4) John Murray (1987)
5) Steve Jakiel (1986), University of Michigan.
6) Michael Spillane (1986), University of Vermont.
7) Pat McGann (1987), (#222 NHL Draft).
8) Troy Davenport (1985).
Alberta JHL Goalie Rankings:
1) Scott Gudmandson (1988), University of Wisconsin -- 2007.
2) Keanan Boomber (1987),
3) Ben Scrivens (1986).

So, there you have it. Now doesn't that put everything into perspective?

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

How about comparing goalies with their stats in the Clark CupU(USHL)and the other junior league with their Cup stats

BR Puckhead said...

Sorry...that would have been a fun excercise. Though, I did say: the rest is up to you. :)