Prospect Profile: Oasiz Wiesblatt

Name: Oasiz Wiesblatt Team: Calgary Bison (AMBHL) Position: Forward Hometown: Calgary, Alberta Height/Weight: 5’5 145lbs Hand: Left WHL Draft:  DraftGeek Rank: 14   Areas of Strength Shiftiness Craftiness Playmaking through Traffic Areas of Weakness Slowing Down Game Height Distributing in Transition Report: Brother of Orca/Ocean/Ozzy Wiesblatt, Oasiz will be looking to follow in his Ozzy’s footsteps and play in the WHL at the age of 16. Oasiz posted 55 points … Read more

Prospect Profile: Denton Mateychuk

Name: Denton Mateychuk Team: Eastman Selects (WPG-AAA) Position: Left Defense Hometown: Eastman, Manitoba Height/Weight: 5’10 165lbs Hand: Left WHL Draft:  DraftGeek Rank: 8   Areas of Strength Puck Distributing Defensive Physicality Puck Possession Areas of Weakness Extend Stride Consistency Activation Decision Report: Mateychuk’s game is much different than any other defenseman in the draft, the purest puck distributor in the draft. Mateychuk posted the most points by a true defenseman … Read more

Prospect Profile: Kevin Korchinski

Name: Kevin Korchinski Team: Saskatoon Generals (SBAAHL) Position: Defense Hometown: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Height/Weight: 5’9 139lbs Hand: Right WHL Draft: Seattle – 10th Overall DraftGeek Rank: 39   Areas of Strength  Puck Moving Skill Set Mobility Areas of Weakness Skating Consistency Slight Report: Regarded by many as the top defenseman coming out Saskatchewan, largely thanks to the fact that he’s skillset from the back end is superior over anyone else in … Read more

Prospect Profile: Brandon Lisowsky

Name: Brandon Lisowsky Team: BWC Academy (CSSHL) Position: Forward Hometown: Port Coquitlam, British Columbia Height/Weight: 5’7 160lbs Hand: Left WHL Draft:  DraftGeek Rank: 6   Areas of Strength Shooting Abilities Explosive Footwork Scoring Instincts Areas of Weakness Teammate Utilization Height Efficiency Report: The offensive leader for the Burnaby Winter Club Academy Bantam Preps, Lisowsky finished fourth in Bantam Prep league scoring with 32 goals and we would guess he also … Read more

Prospect Profile: Jordan Gustafson

Name: Jordan Gustafson Team: Fort Sask Position: Forward Hometown: Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta Height/Weight: 5’10 179lbs Hand: Left WHL Draft:  DraftGeek Rank: 9   Areas of Strength Intangibles Assets Two-Way Speed One-Time Release Areas of Weakness Offensive Drive Individualism Assertiveness Report: Leading the Fort Saskatchewan Rangers to an AMBHL championship this past season Gustafson is a leader, a winner, and a player with exceptional off ice intangibles that teams drool at … Read more

Prospect Profile: Mats Lindgren

Name: Mats Lindgren Team: BWC Academy (CSSHL) Position: Defense Hometown: North Vancouver, British Columbia Height/Weight: 5’7 130lbs Hand: Left WHL Draft:  DraftGeek Rank: 3   Areas of Strength Elite Skating Puck Rushing Hockey IQ Areas of Weakness Physicality Pace Adjustment Defensive Assertiveness Report: Currently committed to the University of Michigan, Lindgren may not get selected high in the first round but remains our top ranked defenseman. When people look back … Read more

Prospect Profile: Tyson Zimmer

Name: Tyson Zimmer Team: OHA Penticton (CSSHL) Position: Forward Hometown: Mayerthorpe, Alberta Height/Weight: 5’9 160lbs Hand: Right WHL Draft:  DraftGeek Rank: 12   Areas of Strength Explosiveness Elite Shooting Abilities Power Drive Areas of Weakness Lateral Skating Consistent Footwork Vision at Top Speed Report: Leading scorer of his OHA Penticton team with 52 points, Zimmer was the catalyst for creating most of his teams scoring chances and generating offense. A … Read more

Prospect Profile: Nate Danielson

Name: Nate Danielson Team: Red Deer Rebels (AMBHL) Position: Center Hometown: Red Deer, Alberta Height/Weight: 5’7 130lbs Hand: Right WHL Draft:  DraftGeek Rank: 4   Areas of Strength Transitional Game All Zone Intuition Stick Work Areas of Weaknesses Lacks Strength Finishing Abilities Strength in Tight Report: When it comes to players in this draft who trended upwards as the year progress Nate Danielson’s name is at the top of that … Read more

Prospect Profile: Koehn Ziemmer

Name: Koehn Ziemmer Team: OHA Edmonton (CSSHL) Position: Forward Hometown: Mayerthorpe, Alberta Height/Weight: 5’10 179lbs Hand: Right WHL Draft:  DraftGeek Rank: 7   Areas of Strength Offensive Instincts Shooting Abilities Boardwalk Areas of Weakness Footspeed Defensive Positioning Report: From the first puck drop I saw this season; we knew Koehn Ziemmer was a top ten prospect in this draft class. Physically mature for his age, Ziemmer’s unpredictable offensive attack make … Read more

Prospect Profile: Keaton Dowhaniuk

Name: Keaton Dowhaniuk Team: OHA Edmonton (CSSHL) Position: Defense Hometown: Sherwood Park, Alberta Height/Weight: 5’10 160lbs Hand: Left WHL Draft:  DraftGeek Rank: 5   Areas of Strength Assertiveness All Situations Game Poise Areas of Weakness Blue Line Mobility Quicken Decisions Report: Keaton Dowhaniuk is seen as the top defenseman available in the draft by likely every team in the WHL. A blue chip prospect with the frame work of a … Read more