James Hardie Scouting Report: 2020 NHL Draft #91

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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


2019-20 OHL Central 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


St. Louis Blues Prospect Keean Washkurak Will Improve with Mississauga

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MISSISSAUGA— Keean Washkurak is hard to miss on the ice. While warming up for last Sunday’s home game against the Sudbury Wolves, Washkurak was the first out of the tunnel onto the ice. The energy he brings permeates across his teammates and Mississauga Steelheads fans at Paramount Fine Foods Centre. The hustle in Washkurak’s pregame […] READ MORE


Thomas Harley Scouting Report: 2019 NHL Draft #20

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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


Cole Carter Becoming Mississauga Steelheads Pinnacle Forward

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MISSISSAUGA- Through one month of OHL Hockey, the Mississauga Steelheads have found their most consistent scorer. Right-winger and captain Cole Carter have provided stellar offensive prowess through 19 games for the Steelheads. He leads Mississauga in game-winning goals with three, including two against their divisional rival, the Niagara IceDogs. On Sunday against the Kingston Frontenacs, […] READ MORE



Mississauga Steelheads Offence Comes Alive Against Erie and Kingston

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But in their contests against the Erie Otters and Kingston Frontenacs, the script was flipped and the Steelheads discovered their ability to pucks in the net. On Friday, September 28, the Steelheads defeated the Otters 6-1 and on Sunday's weekend matchup against the Frontenacs, Mississauga won 4-1. In both these games, the Steelheads were able to generate over 30 shots on goal and more aggressive in the offensive zone. Against the Frontenacs, the Steelheads at 41 shots on goal, finally finding their footing on offense, creating a large number of scoring opportunities.  READ MORE


2018-19 OHL Central 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


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