Prospect Profile: Zack Stringer

Name: Zack Stringer Team: Lethbridge Hurricanes (AMHL”) Position: Winger Date of Birth: April 10th 2003 Hometown: Lethbridge, Alberta Height/Weight: 6’1 152lbs Hand: Left WHL Draft: 8th Overall in 2018 – Lethbridge Hurricanes (Signed)   *Eligible for the 2021 NHL Draft* Areas of Strength Offensive Anticipation Nose for the Net Skilled in tight Areas of Weakness Improve his skating Balance Discipline Consistency   Player Report: Zack Stringer was one of the most controversial prospects … Read more

Prospect Profile: Nolan Bentham

Name: Nolan Bentham Team: Yale Midget Prep (CSSHL) Position: Defense Date of Birth: June 12th 2003 Hometown: Victoria, British Columbia Height/Weight: 6’2 185lbs Hand: Right WHL Draft: 13th Overall in 2018 – Victoria Royals (Signed)   *Eligible for the 2021 NHL Draft* Areas of Strength Elite Skater Power Play Quarterback Capabilities Composed Attitude Areas of Weakness Defensive Urgency Consistent Transitional Distributing Consistency Player Report: Nolan Bentham was our 9th ranked player going into … Read more

2018-2019 WHL Draft Preview

  My name is Brayden Sullivan, the date I am writing this is September 17th (And yes I am in class), the bitter sweet start to the 2018-2019 season has already started and things will start to get into the full swing of things around next week. For myself, I am already prepared for a few upcoming tournaments. The Chilliwack and Bauer Elite tournament are the first on my list, … Read more

Prospect Profile: Sean Tschigerl

Name: Sean Tschigerl Team: OHA Edmonton Midget Prep (CSSHL) Position: Center/Left Wing Date of Birth: April 11th 2003 Hometown: Whitecourt, Alberta Height/Weight: 5’11 170lbs Hand: Left WHL Draft: 4th Overall in 2018 – Calgary Hitmen (Signed)   *Eligible for the 2021 NHL Draft* Areas of Strength Work Ethic Tenacity All-around Game Areas of Weakness Consistency Deceptiveness   Player Report: Captain and leading all around contributor to his CSSHL Championship winning OHA Edmonton Bantam … Read more

Prospect Profile: Anttoni Honka

Name: Anttoni Honka Team: JYP (Liiga) Position: Defense Date Of Birth: October 5th, 2000 Hometown: Jyväskylä, Finland Height/Weight: 5’10”, 170 lbs Hand: Right   *Eligible for the 2019 NHL Draft* Areas of Strength Transitional play Skating abilities Passing and vision Areas of Weakness Size Defensive play Physicality Scouting Report: Currently ranked 3rd by DraftGeek, Honka is a modern defender that already has a season of professional hockey under his belt. … Read more

Prospect Profile: Zack Ostapchuk

Name: Zack Ostapchuk  Team: NAX Midget Prep (CSSHL) Position: Center Date of Birth: May 29th 2003 Home Town: St.Albert, Alberta Height/Weight: 6’3 174lbs Hand: Left WHL Draft: 12rd Overall in 2018 – Vancouver Giants (Signed)   *Eligible for the 2021 NHL Draft* Areas of Strength Powerful Skater Versatility Acceleration Areas of Weakness Offensive Production Consistent Offensive Awareness Player Report: Going into the WHL Draft, we had Zack Ostapchuk pegged as our 10th ranked prospect … Read more

Prospect Profile: Keagan Slaney

Name: Keagan Slaney Team: Edge Academy (CSSHL) Position: Defense Date of Birth: 2003 Hometown: Airdrie, Alberta Height/Weight: 5’9 170lbs Hand: Left WHL Draft: 20th Overall in 2018 – Edmonton Oil Kings (Signed)   *Eligible for the 2021 NHL Draft* Areas of Strength Puck Hound Skating Abilities Two-Way game Areas of Weakness Size Covering Ice High Physical Work Load   Player Report: Going into the 2018 WHL Draft we had Slaney pinned in the … Read more

Player Profile: Carson Lambos

Name: Carson Lambos Team: RHA Midget Prep (CSSHL) Position: Defense Date of Birth: January 14th 2003 Hometown: Winnipeg, Manitoba Height/Weight: 6’0 196lbs Hand: Left WHL Draft: 2nd Overall in 2018 – Kootenay Ice (Signed)   *Eligible for the 2021 NHL Draft* Areas of Strength Assertiveness Offensive Scoring Defensive Engagement Areas of Weakness Offensive consistency off the blue line Forcing the Middle on the Blue Line Player Report: Carson was our top ranked player … Read more

WHL Rookie Race Projection

  Around a week away from the WHL season starting, one of the biggest headlines going into the 2018-2019 WHL season is the wide open rookie of the year race with an influx of high end players entering the league. The 2002 class was one that showcased a tonne of offensive forward who showcased strong performances in limited games with their teams last year and a core of imports who … Read more

Prospect Profile: Aiden De La Gorgendiere

Name: Aiden De La Gorgendiere  Team: Saskatoon Blades (WHL) Position: Defense Date of Birth: February 22nd 2002 Hometown: Langley, British Columbia Height/Weight: 6’0 179lbs Hand: Left WHL Draft: 5th Overall in 2017 – Saskatoon Blades (Signed)   *Eligible for the 2020 NHL Draft* Areas of Strength Transitional Game Athleticism + Endurance Shutdown Potential Areas of Weakness Offensive Skill Consistent Production Player Report: In his WHL Draft year, Aiden De La Gorgendiere was arguably … Read more