Category «WHL Profiles»

Dante Giannuzzi shines in two games at CSSHL Championships

Signed Portland Winterhawks goalie Dante Giannuzzi played two games at the CSSHL Championships on Thursday and Friday. The 2002-born Manitoba native is playing for Rink Hockey Academy (RHA) in the Midget Prep Division. RHA played against the top two Midget prep teams, Burnaby and Shawnigan, and emerged with two victories. In two games Giannuzzi stopped …

Max Burkholder Q+A and Prospect Profile

Name: Max Burkholder Team: Chaska-Chanhassen Bantam AA Position: Defense Date of Birth: 8/8/2003 Hometown: Chaska, Minnesota Height/Weight: 5’7” 160 pounds Hand: Right 2018-2019 Stats as of 12/30/2018: 30 Games played, 11 Goals, 49 Assists, 60 Points Eligible for 2021 NHL Draft Scout’s Perspective: Max Burkholder is a smooth skating two-way defenseman, who despite his smaller …

WHL Draft Q + A: Tanner Scott

Name: Tanner Scott Team: OHA Edmonton (CSSHL) Position: Center Height/Weight: 5’8 134lbs Hand: Left       1)      Introduce yourself, describe yourself as a player and person. I pride myself on my work ethic, team play, and character.   I believe in being kind to people.  Friends and family are very important to me.   My biggest asset …

Prospect Profile: Ty Murchison

Name: Ty Murchison Team: Los Angeles Jr. Kings 16U AAA Position: Defense Date of Birth: 2/2/2003 Hometown: Corona, California Height/Weight: 5’11 165 pounds Hand: Left   Eligible for the 2021 NHL Draft   Ty Murchison is a smart, puck-moving, two-way defenseman who contributes in every facet of the game. Murchison was selected in the third …

WHL Draft Q + A: Carter Dereniwsky

Name: Carter Dereniwsky Team: Yorkton Maulers (SMHL) Position: Winger Height/Weight: 5’9 140lbs Hand: Right       1)Introduce yourself, describe yourself as a player and person. I am Carter Dereniwsky I play hockey for the Yorkton Rawtec Maulers.  I play a very offensive game and prefer to have puck control.  I see myself as a …

Prospect Profile: Trevor Wong

Name: Trevor Wong Team: Greater Vancouver Canadiens (BCMML) Position: Center Date of Birth: May 4th 2003 Hometown: Vancouver, British Columbia Height/Weight: 5’8 138lbs Hand: Left WHL Draft: 18th Overall in 2018 – Kelowna Rockets (Unsigned) *Committed to University of Denver* *Eligible for the 2021 NHL Draft* Areas of Strength Elite Skating Abilities Instinctive Anticipation Vision at Top …

Prospect Profile: Tyler Brennen

Name: Tyler Brennen Team: RHA Nationals Midget Prep (CSSHL) Position: Goalie Date of Birth: September 27th 2003 Hometown: Winnipeg, Manitoba Height/Weight: 6’3 179lbs Hand: Left WHL Draft: 21st Overall in 2018 – Prince George Cougars (Signed)   *Eligible for the 2022 NHL Draft* Areas of Strength Athleticism Size Composure Areas of Weakness Skating Puck Moving Aggressiveness Player …

Prospect Profile: Graham Sward

Name: Graham Sward Team: Fraser Valley Thunderbirds (BCMML) Position: Defense Date of Birth: September 12rd 2003 Hometown: Abbotsford, British Columbia Height/Weight: 6’2 165lbs Hand: Left WHL Draft: 17th Overall in 2018 – Spokane Chiefs (Signed)   *Eligible for the 2021 NHL Draft* Areas of Strength Defensive Shutdown Pressure Assertiveness Areas of Weakness Offensive Confidence Production Consistency  Player …

Prospect Profile: Craig Armstrong

Name: Craig Armstrong Team: Edge Midget Prep (CSSHL) Position: Winger Date of Birth: June 5th 2003 Hometown: Airdrie, Alberta Height/Weight: 5’8 161lbs Hand: Left WHL Draft: 9th Overall in 2018 – Prince George Cougars (Signed)   *Eligible for the 2021 NHL Draft* Areas Of Strength Speed Compete Tenacity Areas Of Weakness East-West Game Puck Distributing at Top …

Prospect Profile: Owen MacNeil

Name: Owen MacNeil Team: Calgary Royals (AMHL) Position: Center Date of Birth: May 31st 2003 Hometown: Calgary, Alberta Height/Weight: 5’11 154lbs Hand: Left WHL Draft: 39th Overall in 2018 – Spokane Chiefs (Signed)   *Eligible for the 2021 NHL Draft* Areas of Strength Balanced Game Poised Strength along the wall Areas of Weakness Mental Consistency Defensive Consistency …