Ontario Hockey League

Ryan Strome is just one player that will be rising through the Isles' system in the coming years, and there will surely be many more.

2013 World Juniors: The Essential Canadian Twitter Guide

Social media is a powerful tool these days. With the World Juniors coming up, expand your Twitter expertise by following many of Canada’s young stars. Check out this directory containing loads of links to get you on your way.

by · December 5, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, International Hockey, OHL, Prospects, QMJHL, WHL, World Junior Hockey Championship
Dougie Hamilton (Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

Numbers Aside, Dougie Hamilton Leaves a Lasting Impression

I’ll be the first to admit that I normally do not follow junior hockey very closely. In fact, outside of the World Junior Championships, the last time I saw a […]

Binnington was a standout with OHL Owen Sound from 2009-10 to 2012-13 (Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

2013 World Juniors: Canada’s Goaltending Conundrum

Selection camp will be intense, and every player there knows it. But for the Canadian goaltenders, they’ll face incredibly tough tests in both camp and the tournament itself.

First up is making the team.

by · December 3, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, International Hockey, OHL, Prospects, QMJHL, WHL, World Junior Hockey Championship
Brady Vail (windsorspitfires.com)

CHL Prospects Update For The Montreal Canadiens

More than two months after the start of the CHL season, the NHL has yet to begin the 2012-13 season and now the whole season is on the brink of […]

by · December 3, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, Montreal Canadiens, National Juniors, OHL, Prospects, QMJHL, WHL, World Junior Hockey Championship
Thomas Welsh laced up for Salisbury Prep last season.

Thomas Welsh Signs with the Mississauga Steelheads of the OHL

It’s official!  Thomas Welsh has signed with the Mississauga Steelheads of the Ontario Hockey League.  It’s been a long time coming for the 16-year old. Welsh was originally drafted by […]

by · December 1, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, OHL, Prospects
Mark Scheifele is centering the Jets' second line and is showing just why he was a top-ten pick in 2011. (OHL Images)

Can OHL Scoring Forecast Success for Jets Scheifele?

Much is being made about the recent success of Winnipeg Jets prospects Mark Scheifele and Scott Kosmachuk within the OHL.  Obviously fans and observers of the team are happy to […]

by · November 30, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · National Juniors, OHL, Prospects, Winnipeg Jets
Ryan Murphy (Aaron Bell/CHL Images)

2013 World Juniors: Will Ryan Murphy Finally Crack Canada’s Roster?

Nepotism screams aloud at Ryan Murphy. Will Steve Spott being Canada’s head coach guarantee him a spot on the final roster, or is he actually deserving?

Jessiman has been a huge disappointment (Source: Flickr -MilwaukeeHockey)

Worst NHL First-Round Draft Picks of the 2000s

Have you wondered what would have happened if your hockey team’s scouting staff had pick another player instead of the player they drafted in the first round of an NHL […]

by · November 28, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, CHL, National Juniors, OHL, QMJHL, Top 10 Lists, WHL
Mathew Dumba (Darren Aucoin/Flickr)

Minnesota Wild Prospects Eligible for the 2013 WJHC

Ah, the holidays; a time for relaxing and cherishing the time you spend with friends, family and loved ones in general. It’s also time to sit back and watch some […]

by · November 27, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, International Hockey, Minnesota Wild, OHL, Prospects, QMJHL, WHL, World Junior Hockey Championship
Dougie Hamilton won the Max Kaminsky Trophy as the OHL's top defenceman.  (Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

Hockey Canada Will Have Tough Decisions on Defence

  One of the most watched sporting events in Canada, the World Junior Hockey Championships have become a holiday tradition. This year’s tournament may be one of the most watched […]

by · November 27, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, International Hockey, OHL, QMJHL, WHL, World Junior Hockey Championship
Sean Monahan (Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

Sean Monahan Suspended: Are His Days in Ottawa Over?

Despite the fact that the Ottawa 67’s have been underachieving this season, Sean Monahan has been nothing short of stellar.  The 6’2″, 193-pound centre, who is in his third campaign, […]

by · November 24, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, National Juniors, OHL, Prospects, Trades Contracts and Transactions
Kadri's emergence puts the squeeze on Grabovski (PhatsoPhotography/Flickr)

Expectation: Nazem Kadri – Part I

Expectation: Nazem Kadri is a three-part series. Part II is available here. Part III is available here.   It seems all peaks and valleys when it comes to the still-young […]

by · November 23, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, CHL, OHL, Toronto Maple Leafs