Prospect Profile: Mats Lindgren

Name: Mats Lindgren Team: BWC Academy (CSSHL) Position: Defense Hometown: North Vancouver, British Columbia Height/Weight: 5’7 130lbs Hand: Left WHL Draft:  DraftGeek Rank: 3   Areas of Strength Elite Skating Puck Rushing Hockey IQ Areas of Weakness Physicality Pace Adjustment Defensive Assertiveness Report: Currently committed to the University of Michigan, Lindgren may not get selected high in the first round but remains our top ranked defenseman. When people look back … Read more

Prospect Profile: Tyson Zimmer

Name: Tyson Zimmer Team: OHA Penticton (CSSHL) Position: Forward Hometown: Mayerthorpe, Alberta Height/Weight: 5’9 160lbs Hand: Right WHL Draft:  DraftGeek Rank: 12   Areas of Strength Explosiveness Elite Shooting Abilities Power Drive Areas of Weakness Lateral Skating Consistent Footwork Vision at Top Speed Report: Leading scorer of his OHA Penticton team with 52 points, Zimmer was the catalyst for creating most of his teams scoring chances and generating offense. A … Read more

Prospect Profile: Nate Danielson

Name: Nate Danielson Team: Red Deer Rebels (AMBHL) Position: Center Hometown: Red Deer, Alberta Height/Weight: 5’7 130lbs Hand: Right WHL Draft:  DraftGeek Rank: 4   Areas of Strength Transitional Game All Zone Intuition Stick Work Areas of Weaknesses Lacks Strength Finishing Abilities Strength in Tight Report: When it comes to players in this draft who trended upwards as the year progress Nate Danielson’s name is at the top of that … Read more

Prospect Profile: Koehn Ziemmer

Name: Koehn Ziemmer Team: OHA Edmonton (CSSHL) Position: Forward Hometown: Mayerthorpe, Alberta Height/Weight: 5’10 179lbs Hand: Right WHL Draft:  DraftGeek Rank: 7   Areas of Strength Offensive Instincts Shooting Abilities Boardwalk Areas of Weakness Footspeed Defensive Positioning Report: From the first puck drop I saw this season; we knew Koehn Ziemmer was a top ten prospect in this draft class. Physically mature for his age, Ziemmer’s unpredictable offensive attack make … Read more

Prospect Profile: Keaton Dowhaniuk

Name: Keaton Dowhaniuk Team: OHA Edmonton (CSSHL) Position: Defense Hometown: Sherwood Park, Alberta Height/Weight: 5’10 160lbs Hand: Left WHL Draft:  DraftGeek Rank: 5   Areas of Strength Assertiveness All Situations Game Poise Areas of Weakness Blue Line Mobility Quicken Decisions Report: Keaton Dowhaniuk is seen as the top defenseman available in the draft by likely every team in the WHL. A blue chip prospect with the frame work of a … Read more

Prospect Profile: Conor Geekie

Name: Conor Geekie Team: Yellowhead Chiefs (WPG-AAA) Position: Forward Hometown: Strathclair, Winnipeg Height/Weight: 6’3 170lbs Hand: Left WHL Draft:  DraftGeek Rank: 2   Areas of Strength Athleticism Physical Strength Offensive Versatility Areas of Weakness Improve Skating Consistency Report: Potential number one pick, with Savoie’s college commitment to the University of Denver. Geekie dominance in the Winnipeg AAA league, as well as his Canada Winter Games performance, make him worthy of … Read more

Prospect Profile: Matthew Savoie

  Name: Matthew Savoie Team: NAX Midget Prep (CSSHL) Position: Forward Hometown: St. Albert, Alberta Height/Weight: 5’9 160lbs Hand: Right WHL Draft:  DraftGeek Rank: 1   Areas of Strength Work Ethic Hockey Sense Physical Strength Areas of Weakness Shooting Consistency Height Report: The best player the WHL has seen in a long time. Despite committing to the University of Denver, Savoie is still expected to be a top ten pick … Read more