2020 NHL Draft: Breaking Down Bob Mckenzie’s Mid Season Rankings – Potential Risers/Fallers

Every year Bob Mckenzie’s rankings set the industry-standard across the scouting community. This past Thursday, he released his mid-season rankings for the 2020 NHL Draft, and multiple names were ranked in a position that took most people by surprise. Normally I would never write an article debating another person’s rankings; I believe there is parity among every draft class, and nobody’s opinion is necessarily right or wrong. However, Mckenzie’s rankings … Read more

2020 WHL Draft: John Reid Memorial Tournament Player Reports

The John Reid Memorial Tournament has a rich history of featuring future NHL’ers and is one of the most notable showcases of premier talent in Western Canada; as some of the most highly touted prospects in Bantam hockey go head-to-head at Servus Credit Union in St.Albert, Alberta. Teams at this year’s tournament included the Calgary Bisons, Calgary Flames, Delta Green, Greater Vancouver Canadians, Leduc Oil Kings, Lloydminister Bobcats, Los Angeles … Read more

2020 WHL Draft: OHA Edmonton/NAX Bantam Prep Showcase Notables and Standouts

It was a busy weekend in Edmonton at the River Cree Arena, as some of the 2020 Bantam Draft top prospects went head-to-head at the annual OHA Edmonton/NAX Showcase. Teams at the showcase included OHA Edmonton, NAX, Edge School, RINK Academy, OHA, Shawnigan Lake, West Van Academy, Pacific Coast Hockey Academy, Pursuit of Excellence, and Notre Dame. There was a ton of talent on display for scouts to watch in … Read more

2020 NHL Draft: Ridly Greig Game Report – Nov 17 vs. Oil Kings

Game Report: November 17, 2019 – Brandon Wheat Kings vs. Edmonton Oil Kings Ridly Greig Team: Brandon Wheat Kings Position: Center Height/Weight: 5’11 – 159lbs Hometown: Lethbridge, Alberta   Ridly Greig is currently ranked as the 58th overall prospect in Future Considerations 2020 NHL Draft rankings and was given a “B” rating by NHL Central scouting, which projects a player to be a 2nd/3rd round candidate. Greig is also a … Read more

Putting The AJHL On The Map: Carter Savoie

  The recent upsurge of AJHL talent has been well noted among NHL draft pundits. With star players like Cale Makar hearing their name called early, draft hopefuls Carter Savoie and Michael Benning, as well as former Okotoks Oiler Dylan Holloway are all looking to follow in Makar’s foot steps. In what could go down as the most successful NHL draft in AJHL history, Savoie and Benning are two key … Read more