Jan Mysak Scouting Report: 2020 NHL Draft #30

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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 2020 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for the […] READ MORE


Nathan Staios Joins NHL Father in Strengthening Hamilton Bulldogs

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HAMILTON— Nathan Staios was immersed in hockey culture from a young age. Spending his childhood years in Edmonton, Alberta, it was hard to not get caught up in the hysteria of an Edmonton Oilers franchise looking to recreate its glory days. When Edmonton went on their Stanley Cup Final run in 2006, young Nathan was […] READ MORE


2019-20 OHL East Division Preview

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Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects. It’s that time again, major junior hockey is back and we’re here to preview the new season for you. All three leagues recently kicked off their new seasons. With that in mind, we will start our division previews today and make our way around the country. Today, we bring […] READ MORE


Arthur Kaliyev Scouting Report: 2019 NHL Draft #19

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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 2019 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for the […] READ MORE


2019 NHL Draft OHL Prospect Power Rankings: October

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Just over a month into the OHL season, and there are very few surprises atop the OHL Draft Eligible Power Rankings. When NHL Central Scouting announced their Players to Watch list at the beginning of October, 44 OHL names made the cut. Just two earned themselves an ‘A’ rating. They were Arthur Kaliyev of Hamilton […] READ MORE


Five OHL Thoughts: Questions to kick off the 2018-19 OHL Season

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After a long off-season, the wait is finally over. It’s time for the OHL’s opening week! For the Hamilton Bulldogs, it was a summer of celebration. For the 19 other teams, it was a summer of imitation. As in, how can that be us next year? Like every other season, draft eligibles will come out […] READ MORE


2018-19 OHL East Division Preview

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Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects. It’s that time again, major junior hockey is back and we’re here to preview the new season for you. All three leagues are kicking off this week. With that in mind, we continue our division previews today as we make our way around the country. You can check out all […] READ MORE


2019 NHL Draft: Preseason OHL Player Power Rankings

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With the 2018-19 Ontario Hockey League right around the corner, that means that 2019 NHL Draft coverage officially kicks off. And another edition of the NHL Prospect Power Rankings. Last year, Andrei Svechnikov lit the world on fire for the Barrie Colts. He likely would have run away with the Power Rankings each month if […] READ MORE


WHL Doubles Down in the Memorial Cup

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NCAA basketball has the Final Four. College hockey has the Frozen Four. The equivalent in junior hockey is the Memorial Cup. This year, the WHL is represented by two teams: the WHL Champion Swift Current Broncos and the host team, the Regina Pats. The Pats boast top NHL prospect Sam Steel as their Captain. The Canadian […] READ MORE


What you need to know about the 2018 Memorial Cup

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It’s finally here. The ultimate championship in Canadian Junior hockey. The 2018 MasterCard Memorial Cup. The 100th iteration of the competition. After a 68 game regular season (72 if you’re in the WHL) and three gruelling playoff runs, the Canadian Hockey League’s three champions have been crowned. The Hamilton Bulldogs thwarted the Sault Ste. Marie […] READ MORE