June 3rd, 2016 In Prospects, QMJHL 0 comments

The London Knights are your 2016 Memorial Cup champions. It wasn't much of a surprise, as the juggernaut Knights finished their season on a 17-game winning streak, culminating in a 3-2 overtime win in the Memorial Cup final over the QMJHL champion Rouyn-Noranda Huskies. Despite the star-studded Knights defeating the #1 ranked team in the CHL in...

April 16th, 2016 In CHL, QMJHL 0 comments

If I told you the Québec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) produced the least amount of draft eligible players that improved over the 2015-16 season, would you believe me? Furthermore, would you believe me if I said the QMJHL was home to the top development teams in the entire Canadian Hockey League (CHL)? Even though this league isn’t...

April 6th, 2016 In Player Profiles, Prospects, QMJHL 0 comments

After a rocky season at home in Russia, forward Vladimir Kuznetsov decided to cross the ocean and try his fortunes in the CHL. In this translated interview, originally appearing on the popular Russian website sports.ru, 2016-eligible Vladimir Kuznetsov talked about his move overseas, being the CHL Import Draft first overall pick, and life in the...

March 21st, 2016 In News, QMJHL 0 comments

The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) has finished up its 47th season. 16 teams are ready to begin the path toward a champion and a Memorial Cup berth. Sunday, the league announced the QMJHL playoffs schedule and seeding. The eighth ranked Rimouski Oceanic will look to repeat as QMJHL champions after an impressive championship comeback...

March 19th, 2016 In Ottawa Senators, QMJHL, Senators Prospects 0 comments

With the hopes of playoff hockey at the bottom end of a long decline, questions regarding the Ottawa Senators’ lineup next season are already on the forefront. It may seem a little early to be jumping ahead to lineup questions regarding the 2016-17 season, but for fans of the Ottawa Senators that’s where a glimpse of positivity lies. At...

February 11th, 2016 In Canucks Prospects, Prospects, QMJHL, Vancouver Canucks 0 comments

After being drafted in the NHL with a 2015 4th round pick by the Vancouver Canucks, Dmitry Zhukenov is having a good first season in North America, playing for the Chicoutimi Sagueneens of the QMJHL. In this translated interview, originally appearing on the popular Russian website sports.ru, Vancouver prospect Dmitry Zhukenov talked about his...

January 15th, 2016 In Canucks Prospects, Prospects, QMJHL, Vancouver Canucks 0 comments

After being one of the best players for Team Russia at the 2015 U18 WJC, Dmitry Zhukenov was drafted in both the CHL and the NHL. After being picked by the Vancouver Canucks in the fourth round with the 114th pick, he was then drafted in the CHL by the Chicoutimi Sagueneens of the QMJHL, where he plays now. In this exclusive interview, Canucks...

January 10th, 2016 In NHL Entry Draft, Prospects, QMJHL 0 comments

In spite of the organization of the new Russian U18 team playing in the MHL this summer, many players decided to move overseas anyway. One of them was Vitali Abramov. In this translated interview, top Russian prospect Vitali Abramov talked about his move to Canada, the main differences between hockey on the two sides of the Atlantic, and why...

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