Ontario Hockey League

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
Connor McDavid (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
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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
Connor McDavid: Exceptionally talented prospect eligible for the 2015 NHL Draft (Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

Will Erie Otters Part Ways With Connor McDavid?

Imagine for a moment being called the “LeBron James” of anything.  Pretty high praise for you, right?  That label was placed on young phenom Connor McDavid last year in this […]

by · August 14, 2014 · 1 comment · OHL
Josh Wesley, defenseman for the Plymouth Whalers. (via Josh Wesley)

Q & A with Josh Wesley of the Plymouth Whalers

Those of us lucky enough to grow up with great fathers usually try to emulate them in one way or another as we grow older and become men or women […]

by · June 12, 2014 · 2 comments · OHL, Prospects
Mike Vellucci

Meet Mike Vellucci

While the hunt for a new head coach continues in Raleigh, perhaps now is a good time to take a quick look at a recent front office hire who will […]

(Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports)

A Look Back: Gabriel Landeskog’s Unique Path to Success

When the name Gabriel Landeskog is mentioned around NHL circles, there are a few words that are bound to pop up nearly every time. Leader is obvious, as the 21-year-old […]

by · May 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche, OHL
Dane Fox (Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

With Tempered Enthusiasm: The Dane Fox Experiment

Looking to the future Canuck’s fans by now have heard plenty about the success our OHL prospects are having during the playoffs. Three of them at the moment are among […]

by · April 27, 2014 · 2 comments · OHL, Vancouver Canucks
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Former Sabre Peter Ambroziak Turns Attention To Coaching

There are many players who move around the various hockey leagues in North America, including Peter Ambroziak. But the Ottawa native is putting his travels to good use. While he […]

by · February 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Buffalo Sabres, OHL
Aaron Ekblad is a strong contender for #1 overall in the 2014 NHL Draft (Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

Top 10 OHL Draft Prospects

Believe it or not, the 2014 NHL Draft is only four months away.  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania will host this year’s ceremony and there are some pretty big names from all around […]

The London Knights are 2013 OHL champions. (Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

Maple Leafs Pick Rupert Talks Knights, Memorial Cup

Ryan Rupert admits it; he’s changed his game. “All the suspensions they’ve laid out, you’ve got to just take a step back and control yourself”, said the 19 year-old winger, […]

by · January 18, 2014 · 1 comment · CHL, OHL
Connor Brown (Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

Erie Otters: From Outhouse to Penthouse

The Erie Otters have gone from bottom to top of the heap in short order. Languishing in the OHL’s cellar the last few seasons, that is no longer the case, […]

by · November 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · OHL, Prospects