Prospect Profile: Josh Van Mulligen

NAME: Josh Van Mulligen TEAM: Medicine Hat Tigers (AMBHL) HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6’0/169lbs POSITION: Defense HAND: Left DRAFT RANKINGS: 41ST SKATING: 4 SKILL: 3.75 SHOT: 4 SMARTS: 4.25 PHYSICAL: 4   With Dawson Seitz missing much of the season due to injuries it was up to returning defenseman Josh Van Mulligen to set the example for his team mates. Van Mulligen posted 27 points this past season, second amongst defenseman in the AMBHL. Van Mulligen is a … Read more

Player Profile: Reid Andresen

NAME: Reid Andresen TEAM: Saskatoon Generals  (SBAAHL) HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 5’7/125lbs POSITION: Defense HAND: Left DRAFT RANKINGS: 27TH SKATING: 4.75 SKILL: 4 SHOT: 3 SMARTS: 4 PHYSICAL: 3   Andresen raised his stock in the latter half of the season with a skillful mindset and offensive production that added up to see him put up 51 points this past season. Andresen is a great skater who has really fast feet and is very shifty. Good top … Read more

Prospect Profile: Henry Smith

Name: Henry Smith Team: Delta Green (CSSHL) Position: Defense Hometown: Richmond, British Columbia Height/Weight: 5’11 165lbs Hand: Right WHL Draft: 34th Overall – Medicine Hat Tigers DraftGeek Rank: 35   Areas of Strength Heavy Shot Defensive Positioning Communication Areas of Weakness Pace Consistency Report: Henry Smith is one of the top two-way defensive prospects coming out of B.C. in this year’s WHL Bantam Draft. Smith is a product of the … Read more

Future Cast: Medicine Hat Tigers

2019 WHL Draft Summary With four picks in the top 40 of the draft, Medicine Hat’s selection followed suit with our list and all the players they selected were in our own top 40. A team that draft skill and upside at the draft, there class won’t step in at 16 and make a monumental impact but as they grow and develop most will be outstanding WHL players. The Tigers … Read more

Prospect Profile: Cayden Glover

Name: Cayden Glover Team: Brandon Wheat Kings Position: Forward Hometown: Brandon, Manitoba Height/Weight: 5’9 140lbs Hand: Left WHL Draft: 25th Overall – Medicine Hat Tigers DraftGeek Rank: 37rd   Areas of Strength Offensive Instincts High-End Skill set  Offensive Work Ethic Areas of Weakness Defensive Game Proactiveness Settling Down Report: One of the top forward prospects coming out of the Winnipeg Bantam AAA league this season Glover scored well over a … Read more

Prospect Profile: Oasiz Wiesblatt

Name: Oasiz Wiesblatt Team: Calgary Bison (AMBHL) Position: Forward Hometown: Calgary, Alberta Height/Weight: 5’5 145lbs Hand: Left WHL Draft:  DraftGeek Rank: 14   Areas of Strength Shiftiness Craftiness Playmaking through Traffic Areas of Weakness Slowing Down Game Height Distributing in Transition Report: Brother of Orca/Ocean/Ozzy Wiesblatt, Oasiz will be looking to follow in his Ozzy’s footsteps and play in the WHL at the age of 16. Oasiz posted 55 points … Read more

Prospect Profile: Cole Sillinger

Name: Cole Sillinger Team: Regina Pats Canadiens (SMHL) Position: Center Date of Birth: May 16th 2003 Hometown: Regina, Saskatchewan Height/Weight: 5’11 170lbs Hand: Left WHL Draft: 11th Overall in 2018 – Medicine Hat Tigers (Signed)   *Eligible for the 2021 NHL Draft* Areas of Strength Lethal Shooter Offensive Instincts Explosive Acceleration Areas of Weakness Puck Support Top Speed Defensive Consistency Player Report: Son of former NHLer Mike Sillinger, Cole’s game is quite mature … Read more

Medicine Hat Tigers Draft Review

11th Overall: Cole Sillinger – OHA Penticton   When it comes to players who have that game breaking ability, Cole Sillinger might be right on top of that list when it comes to this year’s class. A scoring forward, Sillinger found himself on the score sheet consistently this past season. He has dangerous shooting abilities, he can get shots off under pressure and he is deadly accurate from everywhere in … Read more