Category «NHL Draft»

Comparing Alex Turcotte and Trevor Zegras

Jack Hughes is the top centre out of the USNTDP — there’s no contest there— but there’s still debate over which player is most deserving of the #2 spot. Alex Turcotte missed much of the first half of the season to a pair of injuries, but it didn’t take him long to establish himself as …

Prospect Profile: Layton Ahac

Name: Layton Ahac Team: Prince George Spruce Kings (BCHL) Position: Defence Date of Birth: February 22nd, 2001 Hometown: North Vancouver, BC. Height/Weight: 6’2, 187 lbs Hand: Left WHL Draft: #66 overall in 2016- Seattle Thunderbirds (Unsigned) USHL Draft: #298 overall in 2018- Tri-City Storm (Unsigned) College Commitment: Ohio State University (2019-20) Eligible for 2019 NHL …

Is Victor Söderström truly as good as some people are suggesting?

  It’s a basic economic principle: the rarer something is, the more value it carries. A dependable right-shot defencemen might be the rarest asset in the sport of hockey; as such, they carry tremendous value. It’s simple supply and demand: Demand for this particular type of player is sky high, but supply,  the amount of …

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 …