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July 7th, 2016 In NHL Entry Draft, OHL 0 comments

The Mississauga Steelheads are brimming with exceptional young talent. Led by Alex Nylander and Michael McLeod, two recent first round picks at the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, the Steelheads also feature the likes of 2016 second round pick Nathan Bastian, third round selection Sean Day and seventh round pick Austin Osmanski. In addition, the...

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July 6th, 2016 In Blue Jackets Management, Columbus Blue Jackets, News, OHL 0 comments

One of the more elite teams in the Ontario Hockey League, it looks as though the London Knights have produced yet another NHL product. Only this time, it’s not a player coming out of London’s development program. Instead, it looks as though general manager Basil McRae will be leaving the Knights - shortly after winning the Memorial Cup - to...

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June 26th, 2016 In NHL Entry Draft, OHL 0 comments

While the Big Three made a splash at the start of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, the OHL dominated the rest of the first round. Much of the discussion prior to the draft was focused on the top three prospects – Auston Matthews, Patrik Laine and Jesse Puljujarvi. They went first, second and fourth overall, respectively. However, after that, the OHL...

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June 17th, 2016 In NHL Entry Draft, OHL 0 comments

If Windsor Spitfires’ defenceman Mikhail Sergachev isn’t a household name yet, he will be by the end of the upcoming NHL Draft. Originally from Nizhnekamsk, Russia, the 98-born Sergachev was selected by the Spitfires sixth overall in the 2015 CHL Import Draft. While he wasn’t known to many Spits’ fans, his credentials perked their ears....

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June 15th, 2016 In CHL, OHL 0 comments

It’s a sacrifice that’s often overlooked, and under appreciated, because it’s one of those intangibles that’s hard to spot and easy to criticize. The ability to produce points is a highly sought after skill among players in both the amateur and professional leagues, and so it should be. In fact, at face value, it’s arguably the most...

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June 13th, 2016 In OHL 0 comments

Windsor Spitfires’ center Logan Brown has made his mark on the Ontario Hockey League, and now he’s ready to make his mark on the NHL Draft. Originally drafted by the Ontario Hockey League’s Niagara Ice Dogs in the 2014 OHL Priority Draft, Brown was a hot commodity prior to the 2014-2015 OHL season. Despite being drafted to Niagara, it was...

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June 5th, 2016 In OHL 0 comments

The Windsor Spitfires have gotten the ball rolling towards a title run next season. The Ontario Hockey League’s trade window opened on June 1st, and Windsor, who hosts the 2017 Memorial Cup next May, promptly started on their quest to create their ideal roster. On Thursday, June 2, the Spitfires acquired veteran winger Mike Baird from the...

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