Ethan Cardwell Scouting Report: 2020 NHL Draft #107

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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 West 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


Five OHL Thoughts: Wolves lucking out with Luukkonen

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The OHL season is in full swing, and already some interesting trends are emerging. Entering Thursday, two draft eligibles could be found among the top five in scoring. While there’s still a long way to go, it’s also no coincidence that both earned an ‘A’ rating from NHL Central Scouting. Then there are the performances […] 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 West 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


Blade Jenkins Scouting Report: 2018 NHL Draft #78

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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


2018 OHL Priority Selection: Round 1 Recap

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The 2018 OHL Priority Selection is in the books. 15 rounds, 300 players and countless hours of scouting later, the next wave of talent is ready to enter the OHL. That’s not even counting the U-18 Draft or the undrafted free agent class either. While there are playmakers up-and-down the draft board, the biggest names […] READ MORE


2018 OHL Playoffs: First Round Preview

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After 68 regular season games, it all comes down to this. The first round of the 2018 OHL Playoffs are set to kick off the march to the Memorial Cup. The big favourite is the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds. They had a remarkable season, with the highlight being a 23-game winning streak. The point streak […] READ MORE


Recapping the 2017-18 OHL Coaches Poll Winners

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On Thursday, the Ontario Hockey League revealed the results of their annual Coaches Poll. After 68 games of experience (well, almost), those behind the benches are asked about the players they instruct and prepare for each day. Who is the most under-rated player in the league? Which player was the most improved? And who would […] READ MORE


Recapping the 2018 OHL Trade Deadline

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A week later, and the dust has settled on the 2018 OHL Trade Deadline. The contenders shored up their weak spots, and the rebuilding teams replenished the cupboard. As usual, plenty of picks and players were on the move. Some teams will be a little slim when it comes to the 2018 OHL Priority Selection. […] READ MORE