Category «NHL Draft»

Prospect Profile: Kevin Wall

Name: Kevin Wall Team: Chilliwack Chiefs (BCHL) Position: Winger Date of Birth: February 1, 2000 Hometown: Fairport, N.Y. USA Height/Weight: 6’0, 194 lbs Hand: Right USHLEntry Draft: #42 overall by Madison Capitals in 2016 (unsigned) OHL Entry Draft: #178 overall by Mississauga Steelheads in 2016 (unsigned) College Commitment: Penn State University for 2019/20 Eligible for …

2019 NHL Mock Draft — March

The trade deadline has passed. Barring a significant trade somewhere between the end of the season and the draft, the owners of the picks are set. Ultimately, the draft lottery, conducted in April, will decide the early draft order, while playoff results will decide the latter part of the first round. For now, the draft …

Peyton Krebs won’t be Overlooked

The draft eligible season is one of the most defining periods of a prospect’s career. A good draft season can lead to a high selection at the draft, a lucrative entry level contract, and plenty of opportunity as a player transitions to professional hockey. If things don’t go quite as well, you can find yourself …

Prospect Profile: Harrison Blaisdell

Name: Harrison Blaisdell Team: Chilliwack Chiefs (BC) Position: Center Date of Birth: March 3rd, 2001 Hometown: Regina, SK. Height/Weight: 5’11, 181 lbs Hand: Left WHL Draft: #31st Overall in 2016- Vancouver Giants (Unsigned) College Commitment: University of North Dakota (2019-20) Eligible for 2019 NHL Entry Draft Areas of Strength: Skating ability Compete Two-way Game Areas …

Player Profile: Alex Young

Name: Alex Young Team: Canmore Eagles (AJHL) Position: Center Date of Birth: March 22nd, 2001 Hometown: Calgary, Alberta Height/Weight: 5’10 164 lbs Hand: Right WHL Draft: 168th Overall in 2016 – Everett Silvertips (Unsigned) College Commitment: Colgate University (2020-21) *Eligible for the 2019 NHL Draft* Areas of Strength Vision Scoring Ability Hands Speed Areas of …

Breaking Down Bobby Brink’s Game

One of the fastest rising prospects available in the 2019 NHL Draft, Brink has gone from virtually unknown to a potential first round pick in just a few months. Playing for the Sioux City Musketeers of the USHL, Brink has tallied 33 points through 19 games. After missing time to represent Team USA at the …

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: 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 …

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 …

Breaking Down The Calder Race One Month Into The Season

We’re over a month into the season now, and we have a fairly clear idea of which rookies will be staying with their NHL club for the remainder of the season, as well as a somewhat reliable sample to evaluate their NHL play so far in their careers. Elias Pettersson has been fantastic so far, …