TSP: Dallas Stars Prospects

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Welcome to the 2019 Top Shelf Prospects series. As we go through the Summer of 2019 LWOH will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. We will be following the order of the first round of the NHL draft (as if there were no traded draft picks) and you can find […] READ MORE


TSP: Top Dallas Stars Prospects

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Welcome to the 2018 Top Shelf Prospects series.  As we go through the Summer of 2018 LWOH will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. We will be following the order of the first round of the NHL draft (as if there were no traded draft picks) and you can find […] READ MORE


2018 NHL Draft: OHLers find homes in Rounds 2-4

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After breaking down the OHL’s impact in the first-round of the 2018 NHL Draft, it’s time to dive deeper. 35 OHLers came off the board in total. Seven in the first round. From rounds two through four, 16 heard their names called. We’ve already gone through the first round. Now it’s time to investigate Rounds […] READ MORE


2018 NHL Mock Draft – 2nd Round Part Two

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Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players. Each day I will bring you a new player profile or topical article in the lead-up to the 2018 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for the […] READ MORE


Adam Mascherin Scouting Report: 2018 NHL Draft #66

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Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players. Each day I will bring you a new player profile or topical article in the lead-up to the 2018 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for the […] READ MORE


Five OHL Thoughts: Fallout from Under-17s, London calling, can’t stop Pop

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Now that the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge is over for another year, it’s back to the OHL for this year’s rookie class. The tournament wrapped up over the weekend, with 23 OHLers representing Canada on teams Black, White and Red. The tournament can typically serve as a launching point for first-year players. Some get a […] READ MORE


2017 OHL Season Preview: Midwest Division

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In the 2016-17 season, the Midwest Division was a gauntlet of powerful teams. The top Erie Otters, Owen Sound Attack, and London Knights held down the first, third and fourth seeds. The Otters demolished the league with an insane plus-137 goal differential, and Alex DeBrincat (65 goals) led the attack. Owen Sound finished a point […] READ MORE


TSP: Florida Panthers Prospects

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Welcome to the 2017 edition of “Top Shelf Prospects”.  During the summer, I will feature a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. I will follow the order of the first round of the NHL draft (as if there were no trades). You can find all the articles here. Since we had an extensive NHL […] READ MORE


Five OHLers We Might See in the NHL in 2017/18

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Each year there is someone who surprises at camp in the NHL. Last year some expected Jakob Chychrun to be back with the Sarnia Sting after training camp. Instead, the Arizona Coyotes kept him beyond the nine-game trial and the hulking defender had a strong rookie year. Despite scoring 50 goals in his draft year, […] READ MORE