Ethan Prow

D

#7

  • DOB: 11/17/1992
  • Ht: 5-11
  • Wt: 183
  • Shoots: R
  • Years on Team: 1
  • School: St. Cloud State University
  • Hometown: Sauk Rapids, MN
  • Drafted: Undrafted

ACQUIRED

Signed a one-year NHL contract as an undrafted free agent with the Buffalo Sabres on July 29, 2021. Signed a two-year, AHL contract with the Rochester Americans on July 13, 2022.

LAST SEASON

2021-22: Ranked third in scoring amongst all AHL defensemen with 49 points (10+39) in 70 games during his first season with the Rochester Americans (AHL) ... Also, appeared in four games with the Buffalo Sabres (NHL), which featured his first NHL goal on his first NHL shot in his NHL debut at the age of 29 against New Jersey on 12/29 ... Tied for second among all Amerks defensemen with four assists in 10 Calder Cup Playoff contests during the Amerks’ run to the North Division Finals ... Tallied two assists in Game 1 of the North Division Semifinals against Utica on 5/10 ... Finished the regular season with 31 points (6+25) over his last 40 games which featured seven points (1+6) over a season-long six-game point streak from 4/13 to 4/23 ... Set a new pro career-high with his 33rd assist of the season against Belleville on 4/15 ... Became the ninth different Amerk – and first among defensemen – to reach the 10-goal mark with the overtime game-winner against Laval on 4/13 ... Reached the 40-point mark for the second time in his AHL career with an assist against Utica on 3/30 ... Had a five-game assist streak (0+5) from 3/19 to 3/30 to close out the month of March ... Scored for the second time in three games while appearing in his 300th pro game at Toronto on 2/27 ... Netted the game-winner with 1:56 remaining in overtime in the 2-1 win at Syracuse on 2/25 to extend his point streak to a season-long five straight games, recording five points (1+4) over that span (2/15-2/25)... Reached the 30-point mark for the third straight AHL season with an assist against Laval on 2/20 ... Netted the game-winner in the 3-1 win over Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on 2/09 ... Had a four-game assist streak (0+5) from 1/22 to 2/02 ... Registered his 100th AHL assist on the game-winning goal against Syracuse on 1/28 ... Notched three points (1+2) against Belleville on 1/15, his first three-point outing since Oct. 25, 2019 ... Collected an assist in his return to the lineup against Hartford on 1/07 ... Registered his first multi-point effort of the season with two assists and was plus-3 in the 7-3 win over Hershey on 11/26 ... Produced a goal on his 29th birthday in the 3-2 loss to Utica on 11/17 ... Scored his first goal as an Amerk against Syracuse on 10/22 ... Named an alternate captain

CAREER

2020-21: Ranked third among all Munich (DEL) defensemen in points (20), assists (16) and goals (4) in 26 games while on a loan from the Florida Panthers (NHL)

2019-20: Led all Springfield Thunderbirds (AHL) defensemen with nine goals and .76 points-per-game in 42 games while his 32 points and 27 assists were second and third, respectively

2018-19: Topped all Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (AHL) skaters with a career-high 50 points on 18 goals and 32 assists while skating in 74 games ... His 50 points were tied for third in the AHL amongst all AHL defensemen ... Scored his 10th goal in his 30th game of the season, to become the fastest Penguin defenseman to reach the mark since Ross Lupaschuk (26, 2002-03) ... Had a 10-game point streak from 1/05 to 2/02, picking up 12 points (5+7) ... Represented the Penguins at the 2019 AHL All-Star Classic in Utica, N.Y. ... Named to the AHL’s Second All-Star Team

2017-18: Spent much of the season with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, recording four goals and 13 assists for 17 points in 40 games ... Appeared in postseason games with the Penguins ... Also dressed in three contests with the Wheeling Nailers of the ECHL

2016-17: In 59 games as a rookie with the Penguins, scored once and added 15 assists ... Scored one goal in five Calder Cup Playoff games ... Notched a pair of assists in his only contest with Wheeling

2015-16: Finished a four-year collegiate career at St. Cloud State University (NCHC) with 99 points (19+80) in 149 games .... Owns St. Cloud State’s program record for career assists for a defenseman (80) and is second all-time for the Huskies in career points for a defenseman (99) ... Recorded collegiate career-highs in goals (8), assists (30), and points (38) as a senior while helping the program to an NCHC Championship ... His 38 points were the most of all NCAA defensemen and his 30 assists tied St. Cloud State’s program record for a single season (Bret Hedican) ... Registered one goal in a brief five-game stint with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton ...  Also appeared in a pair of Calder Cup Playoff games ... Hobey Baker finalist ... Named NCHC Player of the Year while also earning NCHC All-Academic Team honors ... Served as team captain

2014-15: Finished the season with 23 points (4+19) in 35 games for the second consecutive season ... All-NCHC Academic team award winner and named to the 2015 NCAA West Region All-Tournament team ... Served as team captain

2013-14: Scored four goals and 19 assists for 23 points in 38 games with the Huskies ... All-NCHC Academic team award winner

2012-13: Produced 15 points (3+12) and added 28 blocked shots in 39 contests as a rookie while helping the Huskies capture the Penrose Cup as NCHC regular-season champions

2011-12: Led all Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL) defensemen in points (24) and assists (22) in 59 games ... His 12 power-play assists topped Buccaneers’ skaters and ranked eighth overall among all USHL defensemen

2010-11: Tied for the team-lead in goals (8), assists (14) and points (22) among all Des Moines first-year skaters ... His eight goals and 22 points were second and fourth best in the USHL among rookies, respectively, while 14 assists were sixth-most

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Player Stats

Regular Season
SeasonTeamGPGAPTS+/-PIMPPGSHGSOGGWGFOWPTS/G
2022-23 Regular SeasonROC2021012020037000.60
2021-22 Regular SeasonROC70103949-5620104300.70
2019-20 Regular SeasonSPR42923322201081100.76
2018-19 Regular SeasonWBS74183250262290185300.68
2017-18 Regular SeasonWBS40413172160061000.43
2016-17 Regular SeasonWBS59115161240071000.27
2015-16 Regular SeasonWBS501116008000.20
Total310441331772796120547700.57
Playoffs
SeasonTeamGPGAPTS+/-PIMPPGSHGSOGGWGFOWPTS/G
2022 Calder Cup PlayoffsROC10044-300017000.40
2018 Calder Cup PlayoffsWBS1000-40000000.00
2017 Calder Cup PlayoffsWBS510120005000.20
2016 Calder Cup PlayoffsWBS200010003000.00
Total18145-400025000.28