WHL Draft: Alberta

Ryker Singer -Forward – Lloydminster Bobcats MAAA Singer is the engine that keeps Lloydminster’s offence ticking. He was the Bobcats most consistent play all year long, and that transferred over to his point tally as he hit the 51 point mark in 32 games played. Singer is high skilled offensively and a powerful player with his feet and his body. He’s not afraid to throw his body which separates him … Read more

WHL Draft: John Reid Standouts

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. Some of the most highly touted prospects in Bantam hockey we head-to-head at Servus Credit Union in St.Albert, Alberta last weekend. 

 

Teams at this year’s tournament included the Calgary Bisons, Calgary Flames, Delta Green, Greater Vancouver Canadians, Leduc Oil Kings, Lloydminster Bobcats, Los Angeles Jr. Kings, OHA Edmonton, Okanagan Rockets, Prairie Storm, Red Deer Rebels, SSAC Lions, St.Albert Sabres, St.George’s Saints, West Van Warriors, and Yale Lions.

 

The Yale Lions defeated the St.Georges Saints in the finals to take home the 2020 JRMT Championship

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There was a ton of talent on display for scouts to watch in preparation for this year’s WHL Bantam Draft. Here are how some of the most notable players and some players who stood out to me with their play throughout the tournament:

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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

Game Report: Edmonton KC vs Saskatoon Generals – December 7th

  December 7th, 2019 Saskatoon Generals vs KC Squires 8-Nate Allardyce(RHF) Saskatoon Generals Did a good job all game playing a defensively responsible game breaking up numerous odd man rushes that could’ve led to scoring chances. Forechecked well also which led to the opposing dmen making some ill advised passes. Overall made good decisions on his passes and was tough to knock off the puck. 19-Caden Price(LHD) Saskatoon Generals Had … 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

Game Report: Nov 18th – KC vs CAC

The week begin at the Collingwood Rec Centre with KC and CAC going head to head in the Nitro North.

Each team should good spurts of offence, and, despite what the box score says, both goaltenders put in solid efforts giving their team every chance to win.

KC came out on top 5-4 over CAC after scoring late in the third period.

Here are a few players that stood out on the night:

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Game Report: Nov 16th – Lloydminster vs MLAC

The Lloydminster Bobcats made the trip back to Edmonton this weekend with their schedule of games starting against MLAC at Millwoods Recreation Centre.

Ryker Singer scored twice to take his tally to 14 on the season. Then defenceman Ashton Cumby beat Aven Maxcy to make it a 3-0 Lloydminster final.

With the win, the Bobcats moved to 7-2-3 on the year while the MLAC fell to 1-12-1 in the Nitro North Division.

Here are a few players that stood out:

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Game Report: Nov 12th – Sherwood Park vs SSAC

The SSAC Lions and Sherwood Park Flyers collided on Tuesday night at the Terwilliger Community Recreation Centre. Both teams were heading into the contest rested with no games over the weekend and off the back of wins which came last week.

The Flyers trailed 2-1 early in the third period but managed to claw their way back with a shorthanded goal from Luke Stone and a game-winner from Brayden Westerlund.

With the win, Sherwood Park moves to 5-6-2 in the Nitro North Division while the Lions fall to 6-3-2 in the same division.

Here’s a look at three players that stood out:

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WHL Draft Players to Watch

  A list has done annually for the past four years, DraftGeek’s players to watch list going into the season. This list consists of players that our scouts have previous recognition of going into the season. We think of this list as an identifier for this year’s class, to give a rough expectation on who some of the big name players might be and who might rise up the ranks … Read more