SHL Report (October 2020)

By |2020-10-21T23:44:17-04:00October 23rd, 2020|Feature Story|

Photo courtesy: Repêchage.com The season started approximately one month ago. A lot of things have happened since then and I am here to summarize some of the most fascinating and eye-catching performances by the best NHL prospects in the SHL.    However, to make it even more interesting, I decided to not only [...]

NHL Draft: Podium Worthy Draft Classes

By |2020-10-08T10:41:23-04:00October 8th, 2020|Feature Story|

SECAUCUS, NEW JERSEY - OCTOBER 06: NHL commissioner Gary Bettman prepares for the first round of the 2020 National Hockey League Draft at the NHL Network Studio on October 06, 2020 in Secaucus, New Jersey. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images) The second day of the 2020 NHL Draft was a blast! There were [...]

Tournament Review: U18 Five Nations (February 2020)

By |2020-02-10T13:00:27-05:00February 10th, 2020|Feature Story|

Jake Sanderson, Stanislav Svozil, Emil Andrae, Marat Khusnutdinov and Roni Hirvonen were some of the stars of the U18 Five Nations tournament in Czech Republic.   Last week, under-18 teams from Finland, Sweden, Russia, Czech Republic and USA got together in Czech Republic to play a Five Nations tournament. European teams have these kind of [...]

Shift Work: RHD Helge Grans

By |2020-02-05T12:35:21-05:00February 5th, 2020|Feature Story|

Photo courtesy of  www.skd.se   Welcome back to Shift Work! The series where I take a look at a draft-eligible player and breakdown a game tape.  I’ll be bringing you some comprehensive breakdowns of a player’s game as we go over an entire game of tape from a player. We will be focusing in on [...]

Prospect Ramblings: Underrated European Prospects on Notable Draft Rankings

By |2020-01-16T15:13:57-05:00January 16th, 2020|Prospects Rambling|

  I haven't rambled for a while but a couple of days ago, hockey Twitter went a bit nuts because Central Scouting and Craig Button released their latest rankings, and unsurprisingly, there was controversy.   We could debate an entire day about Tim Stützle and his position at the top of the European ranking and [...]