Breaking Down Team Canada’s WJC Roster

The holiday season has arrived, and hockey’s World Junior Championships, one of the most anticipated events of the year, are quickly approaching.  On December 3rd, Canada’s preliminary roster was released.  A few days later, I tweeted out my lines for Canada at the WJC. Keep in mind that these aren’t a projection of what Canada’s …

Game Report: Dec 1 – Spokane Chiefs at Portland Winterhawks

My quick thoughts on a few of the 2000 and 2001 born NHL Draft Eligible Players’ performance on Saturday night. Portland Winterhawks: #3 Nick Perna I felt Saturday was Perna’s best game as a WHL player; his first multi-point night. His first assist came after he kept the puck alive at the offensive blue line. …

WHL Draft Q + A: Jordan Gustafson

Name: Jordan Gustafson Team: Fort Sask Rangers (AMBHL) Position: Forward Height/Weight: 5’10 150lbs Hand: Left 1)      Introduce yourself, describe yourself as a player and person. My name is Jordan Gustafson and I play for the Bantam AAA Rangers in Fort Saskatchewan.  As a hockey player I am fast and hard working.  I am an excellent passer …

Game Report: Nov 28 – Prince Albert at Edmonton

Prince Albert Raiders: Braden Pachal – Captain of his Prince Albert Raider’s team, Pachal had a good game for himself. Pachal was quick to activate in the rush and scored a nice goal on a two on one feed from Leason. Four-way mobility and footwork defend the rush as well as recover defensively when up …

WHL Draft Q + A: Grayden Siepmann

Name: Grayden Siepmann Team: Yale Lions (CSSHL) Position: Defence Height/Weight: 5’9 160lbs Hand: Right   1)      Introduce yourself, describe yourself as a player and person.  My name is Grayden Siepmann. I am a defenseman in the CSSHL for the Yale Hockey Academy Bantam Prep team. As a defenseman I like to have the puck on my …

Game Report: Nov 23 – OHA Red at OHA Edmonton

OHA Edmonton Peyton McKenzie (Moose Jaw Warriors) – A skilled individual who had flashes of high end offensive play in this game. McKenzie offensive IQ is through the roof, his patience to allow developing offensive chances happen and allow the puck to do the work was really on full display. Shows urgency without the puck …

Prospect Profile: Nathan Légaré

Name: Nathan Légaré Team: Baie-Comeau Drakkar (QMJHL) Position: Right Wing Date of Birth: January 11, 2001 Hometown: St-Eustache, Quebec, Canada Height/Weight: 6’0″, 196 lbs Hand: Right *Eligible for 2019 NHL Draft* Areas of Strength Competitiveness and Intensity Offensive Instincts Finishing Ability Areas of Weakness Playmaking Play Driving Scouting Report: Nathan Légaré, who is rising fast …

Game Report: Nov 17 – Kelowna Rockets at Edmonton Oil Kings

    Kelowna Rockets Kaedan Korczak (NHL Draft 2019) – Versatile two-way defenseman who was on the Rockets second power play unit and top penalty killing. Matched up against Trey Fix-Wolansky and did an excellent job keeping him to the perimeter and limiting his ability to drag pucks to scoring areas. Korczak intuitiveness in his …