Canadian Hockey League

The Portland Winterhawks diminutive draft eligible Nicolas Petan has been dynamite in the Dub this year (Photo: WHL.ca)

Brutal Hit Sidelines Jets Prospect

There may not be a fiercer rivalry in the Western Hockey League than the feud that exists between the Portland Winterhawks and the Seattle Thunderbirds. The two bitter foes have […]

by · October 15, 2014 · 3 comments · WHL, Winnipeg Jets
The Portland Winterhawks are still tough to stop (whl.ca)

WHL Roundup: Winterhawks at Wrong End of Standings

What in the world is wrong with the Portland Winterhawks? That’s a million-dollar question that everybody’s asking, but nobody really has an answer for. When the four-time defending Western Conference […]

by · October 15, 2014 · 0 comments · CHL, WHL
Aaron Ekblad (OHL Images)

Rasmus Andersson: Aaron Ekblad 2.0?

At the NHL entry draft last year Barrie Colts defenceman Aaron Ekblad stole the show after being drafted first overall by the Florida Panthers. Ekblad had a very impressive track […]

by · October 10, 2014 · 0 comments · OHL, Player Profiles
Connor McDavid: Exceptionally talented prospect eligible for the 2015 NHL Draft (Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

Monthly McDavid: Meet Erie’s Dynamic Duo

Connor McDavid Is Not Alone You’ve heard it all by now.  Connor McDavid is the real deal.  He is considered along with Jack Eichel to be consensus Top 2 picks […]

by · October 8, 2014 · 0 comments · OHL
(Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Regina Pats in Today’s NHL

Some of you may know that I am from Regina, Saskatchewan a.k.a. Riderville, home of Canada’s best football team, the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Certainly, there’s absolutely no argument there. Regina is […]

by · October 4, 2014 · 0 comments · WHL
WHL Roundup: Few Surprises From Opening Weekend

WHL Roundup: Few Surprises From Opening Weekend

The Brandon Wheat Kings and Kelowna Rockets are going to be REALLY good this season. That should come as no surprise — they were listed as the top two WHL […]

by · September 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Prospects, WHL
Review – Showtime: One Team. One Year. One Step from the NHL

Review – Showtime: One Team. One Year. One Step from the NHL

Showtime: One Team. One Year. One Step from the NHL by Ed Arnold (HarperCollins Publishers, Toronto. 2016) Of the three Major Junior hockey leagues that fall under the umbrella of […]

by · September 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey Books, OHL
Seattle's rookie phenom Mathew Barzal has the T-Birds flying (photo Christopher Mast)

WHL Predictions: Rockets Fuelled For Championship

We have a consensus — the Kelowna Rockets will be crowned Western Hockey League champions this season. In polling fellow WHL experts Andy Eide of Seattle and Ryan Pike of […]

by · September 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Prospects, WHL
Stanley Cup Blueprint: Kelowna Rockets on Defence

Stanley Cup Blueprint: Kelowna Rockets on Defence

Earlier in the month I looked at a different fantasy scenario with regards to expansion. In it, I submitted that of all the players in the league, you could win […]

by · September 7, 2014 · 4 comments · CHL, Fantasy
Connor McDavid is the consensus number one prospect for the 2015 NHL Draft early in the season. (Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

The Connor McDavid Show

Thursday evening I had the opportunity to attend a Barrie Colts preseason game as they took on the Erie Otters. I had never attended a game as a scout before, […]

by · September 5, 2014 · 1 comment · OHL, Player Profiles
(Tim Cornett/WindsorSpitfires.com)

Interview With OHL Prospect Daniil Vertiy

Russian-born forward Daniil Vertiy has been drafted by the Windsor Spitfires during the second round of the 2014 OHL Priority Selection. As he gained Canadian citizenship, having moved there when […]

by · September 1, 2014 · 0 comments · OHL, Prospects
(Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Stanley Cup Blueprint: London Knights On Offence

With all the talk about expansion and where teams might be going, I started to look at how organizations will build their teams, not just the new cities but the […]

by · August 31, 2014 · 0 comments · CHL, Fantasy