Sask First Review

  This year’s Top 80 Sask First event was held in Saskatoon on the weekend of February 15-17th. The tournament was cancelled last season, while two years ago the event was held in Regina in April. With a competitive tournament being held in the middle of the season there is obvious worry about how this …

Player Profile: Alex Young

Name: Alex Young Team: Canmore Eagles (AJHL) Position: Center Date of Birth: March 22nd, 2001 Hometown: Calgary, Alberta Height/Weight: 5’10 164 lbs Hand: Right WHL Draft: 168th Overall in 2016 – Everett Silvertips (Unsigned) College Commitment: Colgate University (2020-21) *Eligible for the 2019 NHL Draft* Areas of Strength Vision Scoring Ability Hands Speed Areas of …

Bison’s Still Producing First Round Talent

The Calgary Bison’s have recently had a healthy string of first round picks coming out of the association over the past few years. Three straight years with a selection in the first round, even with the pressure from CSSHL teams the Bison’s haven’t had an issue retaining and developing high end prospects. In 2016 the …

Player of the Month – January

Tye Spencer – Saskatoon Maniacs  DraftGeek’s player of the month for the month of January is Tye Spencer of the Saskatoon Maniacs. In nine games with the Saskatoon Maniacs, Spencer posted an astonishing 32 points which include 23 goals. Spencer is a returnee to the Maniacs after a near point per game rookie season last …

Sask First Preview

Sask First is set to start this upcoming Friday, with 80 of the top bantam players from Saskatchewan participating in a weekend of games. This year’s event will not feature however our top ranked player out of Saskatchewan; Nolan Flamand as he missed the initial tournament in December to partake in the touted midget Mac’s …

Prospect Profile: Nils Höglander

Name: Nils Höglander Team: Rögle BK (SHL) Position: Left Wing Date of Birth: December 20, 2000 Hometown: Bockträsk, Sweden Height/Weight: 5’9″, 185 lbs Handedness: Left *Eligible for 2019 NHL Draft* Areas of Strength: Skating Puck Skills Work Ethic Areas of Weakness: Size Scouting Report: At just 18 years old, Höglander’s career in hockey is just beginning, but he already …

Player Profile: Colton Dach

Name: Colton Dach Team: Fort Saskatchewan Rangers (AMHL) Position: Center Date of Birth: January 4th 2003 Hometown: Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta Height/Weight: 6’2 174lbs Hand: Left WHL Draft: 6th Overall in 2018 – Saskatoon Blades (Signed)   *Eligible for the 2021 NHL Draft*   Areas of Strength: Exploit Soft Areas Scoring Prowess Bite to his Game Areas of …

Five AJHLers Ranked in the NHL Central Scouting Rankings

Since the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, the Alberta Junior Hockey league has had five players selected including two first round picks in back-to-back years in Cale Makar (4th overall Colorado Avalanche) and Jacob Bernard-Docker (23rd overall Ottawa Senators). Ian Mitchell (Chicago Blackhawks) Parker Foo (Chicago Blackhawks), and Austin Wong (Winnipeg Jets) are the other three …

Second Half Players to Watch

In the past we have done these sort of lists at the beginning of the season, a huge chunk of players that are highly touted and are expected to have success in their season. This list will be a little bit different however. This list focuses on players who our scouting staff believe could make …