Prospect Ramblings – OHL Playoffs

By |2019-04-18T00:56:22-04:00April 18th, 2019|Prospects Rambling|

  Why aren’t we talking about the CHL playoffs!!!???   I will begin with the OHL playoffs, and will add to this later this week/weekend/next week I hope!   OHL PLAYOFFS   Guelph was able to win game seven versus the London Knights by scoring five unanswered goals to win the game 6-3. Four goals [...]

Prospect Deep Dive: Matthew Boldy

By |2019-04-13T18:35:03-04:00April 12th, 2019|Feature Story|

  I’ve been saying it for months. The 3-10 range in this class is an absolute blender. Once Jack Hughes and Kaapo Kakko have had their moment on the stage, any combination of selections to follow are reasonable and plausible. Most years, selecting the best player available is an intelligent avenue. However, with this group [...]

USHL Report – April 2019

By |2019-04-11T20:51:08-04:00April 11th, 2019|Feature Story|

  USHL Report – April 2019   It is always exciting covering prospects from the USHL. Draft evaluations begin to take over this time of year. However, there is always time for the latest from the league. Overall, it was a month of great plays, saves, and more.   Two things stood out in the [...]

Prospect Ramblings: NCAA Signing Impacts

By |2019-04-09T10:36:40-04:00April 9th, 2019|Prospects Rambling|

  *** Welcome to the NCAA signings edition of the Prospect Ramblings! Today we look at the impact of some of the impactful players who were drafted and left college for the professional ranks, and some of the undrafted free agents that have made an imprint on their new teams. There has been a lot [...]

Prospect Ramblings: Camp Rosters for U18 Worlds (April 8)

By |2019-04-08T10:07:00-04:00April 8th, 2019|Prospects Rambling|

  Just 10 more days to go before the 2019 U18 World Championship tournament starts! That means most European teams are arranging a training camp of some sorts, and there’s plenty of useful information in those training camp rosters. I’ll go through the rosters for Finland, Sweden, Russia and Czech Republic. I’ll make my lineup [...]

AHL Report: Year in Review

By |2019-04-07T20:05:01-04:00April 8th, 2019|Feature Story|

  *** With the AHL regular season coming to a conclusion, it’s a great time to take a step back and review the year as a whole.   When we kicked the year off in October, I reviewed three groups of players to watch in the AHL - "High Profile Vets", "Rookies to watch", and [...]

Prospect Ramblings: How valuable is a 100-point 20-year-old?

By |2019-04-06T14:22:51-04:00April 7th, 2019|Prospects Rambling|

image courtesy of TipoftheTower   *** As the WHL, OHL, and QMJHL seasons move through their respective playoffs, NHL organizations are vying over the best undrafted players who have had strong seasons. Every spring there are prospects added to organizational depth charts on multi-year deals, despite being passed over in the draft more than once. Maybe [...]

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