Rising Stars: Jack Quinn

12 goals, 20 assists, and 32 points – that’s the stat line of Jack Quinn for the Ottawa 67’s during his 61-game 2018-2019 campaign. 20 goals, 11 assists, and 31 points – that’s the stat line of Jack Quinn in his 14 games since January 1st, 2020. Since the midway point of the 2019-2020 season, Jack Quinn has seen a meteoric rise in his draft stock and public perception. Of … Read more

2020 Prospect Profile: Cole Perfetti

Player: Cole Perfetti Position: LW Shoots: Left Height: 5’10” Weight: 185 Team: Saginaw Spirit (OHL) Nationality: Canada Today we’ll be taking a look at Cole Perfetti, a well-rounded and elusive Canadian forward who plays for the Saginaw Spirit in the Ontario Hockey League. A former 5th Overall pick in the OHL Draft, Perfetti has long been considered a top prospect for the 2020 NHL Draft, and his production only lends credence … Read more

2020 Prospect Profile: Antonio Stranges

Player: Antonio Stranges Position: LW Shoots: Left Height: 5’10” Weight: 178 Team: London Knights (OHL) Nationality: United States Today we’ll be taking a look at Antonio Stranges, an electric American winger who plays for the London Knights in the Ontario Hockey League. Coming off of a 13 goal and 34 point rookie season in the OHL, Stranges has nearly doubled his scoring pace to this point in his sophomore season, currently … Read more

2020 Prospect Profile: Tim Stützle

Player: Tim Stützle Position: C/LW Shoots: Left Height: 5’11” Weight: 165 Team: Adler Mannheim (DEL) Nationality: Germany Today we’ll be looking at Tim Stützle, a tremendously skilled forward who looks to follow the footsteps of Moritz Seider by becoming a Top 10 draft pick coming out of the German DEL. Stützle, who led the DNL in scoring pace last season with 55 points in 21 games, is off to a hot … Read more

Don’t Sleep On Noel Gunler

  The annual Hlinka-Gretzky Cup has recently concluded, and like every year, the world of hockey prospects is up to the brim with recency bias. Players like Cole Perfetti and Hendrix Lapierre, who performed incredibly well, are flying up draft boards while those who struggled or didn’t attend are overshadowed. Noel Gunler, who was ineligible for the tournament, falls in the latter category. It’s assumed that Gunler would have been team … Read more

2020 Prospect Profile: Hendrix Lapierre

Player: Hendrix Lapierre Position: C Shoots: Left Height: 5’11” Weight: 172 Team: Chicoutimi Saguenéens (QMJHL) Nationality: Canada Today we’ll be looking at Hendrix Lapierre, a centre who’s arguably the second best player in the QMJHL eligible for the 2020 NHL Draft behind Alexis Lafreniere. Lapierre, former first overall QMJHL draft pick, made a name for himself at the 2019 Hlinka Gretzky Cup, where his 11 points in five games placed … Read more

NHL Draft: Dylan Cozens

Name: Dylan Cozens Team: Lethbridge Hurricanes (WHL) Position: Center Height/Weight: 6’3 183lbs Hand: Right NHL Draft Ranking: 10th Western Prospects Ranking: 4th Estimated Draft Position: Sixth Overall to Thirteenth Overall   Areas of Strength Finishing Between the Dots Explosiveness Flexibility Puck Handling Areas of Weakness Awkward Mechanics Struggles Internationally Driving the Play Report: The face of Yukon hockey, Dylan Cozens is trailblazing the way for hockey players up in Northern … Read more

NHL Draft: Matthew Robertson

Name: Matthew Robertson Team: Edmonton Oil Kings (WHL) Position: Defense Hometown: Sherwood Park, Alberta Height/Weight: 6’4 201lbs Hand: Left NHL Draft Ranking: 28th Western Prospect Ranking: 6th Estimated Draft Position: Eighteenth Overall to Twenty Ninth Overall   Areas of Strength Elite Skating Abilities Steadiness Defensively Suffocating Instincts Areas of Weakness Distributing Discipline Offensive Consistency Physical Play In Short: “A long rangy two-way defensemen who relies on elite skating abilities and suffocating … Read more

NHL Draft: Kirby Dach

Name: Kirby Dach Team: Saskatoon Blades (WHL) Position: Center Height/Weight: 6’4 198lbs Hand: Right NHL Draft Ranking: 6th Western Prospects Ranking: 2nd Estimated Draft Position: Fourth Overall to Eighth Overall   Areas of Strength Elite One on One Instincts Exceptional Vision Reach and Range Areas of Weakness Body Language Lacks Next Gear Intensity Report: Kirby Dach is a game breaking playmaker that has been a polarizing prospect amongst the NHL … Read more

NHL Draft: Reece Newkirk

Name: Reece Newkirk Team: Portland Winterhawks (WHL) Position: Center Height/Weight: 5’11 172lbs Hand: Left NHL Draft Ranking: N/A Western Prospects Ranking: 22nd Estimated Draft Position: Third Round to Fourth Round   Areas of Strength: Driving the net Forechecking/Puck retrieval Plays with an edge Areas of Weakness: Strength on the puck Staying out of the box Top end speed   Report: Reece Newkirk is one of the top rising 2019 NHL … Read more