Ivan Hlinka Tournament Report

The start of August marks the start of the new draft year for NHL scouts. Beginning there’s year long journey at the 2019 U-18 Ivan Hlinka Tournament which was once again held in the neighbouring countries of the Czech Republic and Slovakia. For five days it was home to the top under 18 talent in the world from eight power house hockey countries. From a scouting standpoint this tournament is … Read more

Canada U18 Camp Notes

Hockey Canada’s annual U18 Summer Camp took place on July 28th to July 30th. The summer camp contains 44 of the top under 18 talent in Canada and it is used to decide the Canadian Ivan Hlinka squad. We are starting to see a trend at these camps that players need to have a certain level of skill to get invited to them, it is no longer just required for … Read more

Prospect Profile: Kaiden Guhle

Name: Kaiden Guhle Team: Prince Albert Raiders (WHL) Position: Defense Date of Birth: January 18th 2002 Hometown: Sherwood Park, Alberta Height/Weight: 6’2 190lbs Hand: Left WHL Draft: 1st Overall in 2017 – Prince Albert Raiders (Signed)   *Eligible for the 2020 NHL Draft* Areas of Strength Elite Skating Offensive Instincts Puck Transporting Areas of Weakness Blue Line Presence Add Strength   Player Report: The highly touted Kaiden Guhle will enter the 2018-19 hockey … Read more