Gleb Trikozov Scouting Report: 2022 NHL Draft

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The Russian hockey circuit, despite all the craziness happening out in the east, still has a few strong prospects entering the 2022 draft. At the top of the list includes Danila Yurov and Gleb Trikozov. After having already looked at Yurov, what does Trikozov bring to the table? Gleb Trikozov scouting report Trikozov was born […] READ MORE


2022 NHL Draft Scouting Report On Ty Nelson

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The OHL features the projected top pick in the 2022 NHL draft, Shane Wright. But there is a top defenseman featured in the OHL as well. That defenseman is Ty Nelson of the North Bay Battalion.  Ty Nelson Scouting Report Nelson, born March 30, 2004, in Toronto, Ontario, is a right-handed defender for the Battalion. […] READ MORE


Rutger McGroarty 2022 NHL Draft Scouting Report

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Over the last two months, Last Word has focused on United States National Team Development Program players in scouting reports. That includes reports on Seamus Casey, Cutter Gauthier, and Logan Cooley. That trend will continue. Rutger McGroarty, one of the most known NTDP prospects in the 2022 class, is on the docket. Is McGroarty a […] READ MORE


Cutter Gauthier: 2022 NHL Draft Scouting Report

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Cutter Gauthier is a fast riser on draft boards everywhere this season. Playing for the United States National Team Development Program, that is no small task. Having to compete against teammates for draft position, he’s competing against guys like Frank Nazar, Logan Cooley, Seamus Casey and several other notable NTDP players. Yet, he has gotten […] READ MORE


Isaac Howard: 2022 NHL Draft Scouting Report

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Isaac Howard is one of many US National Team Development Program players making waves this year. Being consistently ranked within the first-round, Howard is very much a high-upside prospect. However, he’s been hidden behind some high-end teammates. Some of those teammates include Logan Cooley and Seamus Casey. So what does Howard bring? Isaac Howard Scouting […] READ MORE


2022 NHL Draft: Seamus Casey Scouting Report

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Seamus Casey may be the most intriguing draft prospect in this class from the US ranks. He has been ranked all over the place, by all different outlets. He very well could be the first defenseman taken in the draft, or one of the last taken in the first round. But one thing is fairly […] READ MORE


2022 NHL Draft: Frank Nazar Scouting Report

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The 2022 draft class is full of high-end talent. A lot of that talent this year hails from the United States National Team Development Program (USNTDP) team. There’s Logan Cooley, one of the top forwards in the class. There’s also Seamus Casey, making a case as the best defenseman in the entire 2022 draft. But […] READ MORE


2022 NHL Draft: Conor Geekie Scouting Report

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Shane Wright and Matthew Savoie have been leading the charge when it comes to the CHL. But they are not the only players making waves in that league. In fact, Savoie isn’t the only one making waves on his own team. Savoie’s teammate, Conor Geekie, has been ranked pretty consistently inside the top-15 in this […] READ MORE


2022 NHL Draft: Matthew Savoie Scouting Report

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Shane Wright has struggled with producing this season, recording 30 points in 22 games played. That has led to conversations regarding Wright losing the top spot in the class. The name seen most often in those arguments is Matthew Savoie, who has posted 52 points in 33 games. What does Savoie bring to the table […] READ MORE


Danila Yurov Scouting Report

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Alex Ovechkin. Nikita Kucherov. Evgeni Malkin. Artemi Panarin. The Russian hockey circuit has produced several all-stars in the game today. Not to mention, all the Russian all-stars of days past, like Pavel Datsyuk, Sergei Fedorov, Pavel Bure and more. In the 2022 NHL draft, there are several Russian youngsters who could very well be the […] READ MORE