Yellowhead Chiefs @ Winnipeg Monarchs – October 18, 2020 Iceplex

Yellowhead Chiefs @ Winnipeg Monarchs – Iceplex Winnipeg U15 AAA October 18, 2020   Monarchs: (2) #1 Leyton Medwick (Goalie): Good size goalie, who won the game for Monarchs. He had good rebound control, challenges to top of crease, square to shooters, moves well and shows good battle. Been well coached with good rebound control to corners and uses voice to communicate well with team. Was big for Monarchs early … Read more

Eastman Selects vs Winnipeg Sharks – Winnipeg U15 AAA League

Eastman Selects vs Winnipeg Sharks @ Landmark, Mb Hockey Winnipeg U15 AAA League October 16, 2020 Eastman Selects: (1) #4 Carlos Penner (Defense): Good size, heads up player who uses his partner and teammates well. He opened the scoring of the game with a hard slap shot which found the top corner around traffic after he walked the line to find the open lane. Even when his team was down … Read more

Eastman Selects vs Winnipeg Sharks October 16, 2020

Eastman Selects vs. Winnipeg Sharks WU15AAA Regular Season October 16, 2020   Eastman Selects #9 Avery Laliberte – Defense  Strengthens – Above average straight line speed and good on his edges; good hand-eye coordination; physical, but needs to work on his lower body strength; active offensively Improvements: Keeping his head up; 1v1 puck skills/battle; Laliberte had a solid game, where he was active offensively, jumping into the play with regularity … Read more

Oct 10, 2020 – Winnipeg Warriors vs Winnipeg Hawks Exhibition – Winnipeg U15 AAA League

Winnipeg Hawks vs Winnipeg Warriors Winnipeg AA U15 League – Exhibition Saturday Oct 10, 2020 Ice plex Arena Winnipeg Warriors: (3) #8 Jonas Woo (Right Hand Defense): Captain everything for the Warriors. Very aware of surroundings and possesses a high IQ. A patient player who plays a head up game and is always in a good position it seemed on both sides of the puck. He controls the game and … Read more

Eastman Selects vs Interlake Lightning – Oct.11/20

Interlake Lightning at Eastman Selects WU15AAA Exhibition October 11/20 Eastman: Easton Gaffray (Forward): Gaffray scored two nice goals in the first 10 minutes of the game, one with a nice tip in off of a point shot and the other with a rocket top shelf.  He plays a power forward game, can skate, shoot and hit.  Finished off his hat trick in the second period showing more willingness to go … Read more

RHA Nationals vs. Eastman Selects, October 10, 2020

RHA Nationals vs. Eastman Selects   WU15AAA/CSSHL Exhibition October 10, 2020   RHA: #8 Merrek Arpin –defense – Arpin had a solid game both offensively and defensively. He kept plays alive in the offensive zone by getting the puck deep and making quick passes. He got a lot of pucks through traffic to the net. Defensively he closed gaps well and won a fair amount of board battle. He skates … Read more

Eastman Selects @ Interlake Lightning – Oct 3, 2020

  Eastman Selects @ Interlake Lightning @ Warren, Mb Hockey Winnipeg U15 League – Exhibition October 3, 2020   Eastman Selects: (7) #19 Carlos Penner (Defense): This player checks a lot of boxes that you want to see in a young defenseman. Good size, heads up player who uses his partner and teammates well. Great gap control in all three zones. Good shot from the point and nice passes all … Read more

RHA Nationals vs Southwest Cougars – October 3/20

RHA Nationals vs. Southwest Cougars   WU15AAA/CSSHL Exhibition October 3/20     RHA: #8    Merrik Arpin (Defense): Arpin is a very good skater, uses his edges extremely well.  He can play a shut down role, but can also carry the puck out of trouble and typically makes the right decision. #9    Alex Thompson (Defense): Thompson showed off the skills that we got glimpses of last year.  He has high level … Read more

2020 NHL Draft: Breaking Down Bob Mckenzie’s Mid Season Rankings – Potential Risers/Fallers

Every year Bob Mckenzie’s rankings set the industry-standard across the scouting community. This past Thursday, he released his mid-season rankings for the 2020 NHL Draft, and multiple names were ranked in a position that took most people by surprise. Normally I would never write an article debating another person’s rankings; I believe there is parity among every draft class, and nobody’s opinion is necessarily right or wrong. However, Mckenzie’s rankings … Read more

2020 WHL Draft: John Reid Memorial Tournament Player Reports

The John Reid Memorial Tournament has a rich history of featuring future NHL’ers and is one of the most notable showcases of premier talent in Western Canada; as some of the most highly touted prospects in Bantam hockey go head-to-head at Servus Credit Union in St.Albert, Alberta. Teams at this year’s tournament included the Calgary Bisons, Calgary Flames, Delta Green, Greater Vancouver Canadians, Leduc Oil Kings, Lloydminister Bobcats, Los Angeles … Read more