Ontario Hockey League Suspensions

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Two Ontario Hockey League players have been suspended for their actions via Twitter. The league suspended Peterborough Petes forward Greg Betzold and forward Jake Marchment of the Belleville Bulls for breaking the league’s social media policy. Both players have received 15 games for “tweeting” inappropriate comments which by the OHL is considered “harassment” and or […] READ MORE


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.  While teams have already played their first game in the QMJHL, things are set to start on September 19th in the WHL and on September 24th in the OHL.  With that […] READ MORE


2013-14 OHL Preview: East Division

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Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects. We continue previewing the CHL for the 2013-14 season, going East to West across the country.  After finishing off the QMJHL yesterday, we move on to the OHL’s East Division.  As always you can check out the previous Top Shelf Prospects articles here. The entire OHL Eastern Conference feels […] READ MORE


Jordan Subban: 2013 NHL Draft Player Profile #64

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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 2013 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for […] READ MORE


2013 NHL Draft: November Rankings Honorable Mentions

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Welcome to today’s edition of “Top Shelf Prospects”. If you missed any of my previous articles you can find a complete listing of them here. Today I finish my early look at the 2013 NHL draft with the honorable mentions to my top 30 rankings.  The next group of players who are just knocking on […] READ MORE


Top Shelf Prospects: 2012-13 OHL Preview, Eastern Conference

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Welcome to today’s edition of “Top Shelf Prospects”. I’ve taken a couple of weeks off from the Prospect Beat since completing a review of the prospects of all thirty NHL teams. If you missed those you can find a complete listing of my previous articles here. You can also find my extensive NHL Draft preview […] READ MORE


NHL Draft Prospect Profile #44: Daniil Zharkov

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Drafted 91st overall by the Edmonton Oilers. Due to the lack of a transfer agreement, and the ever present lure of big money jobs in the KHL, we have seen a number of talented Russian players fall in the NHL Draft in recent years.  We have also seen the total number of Russian players drafted […] READ MORE


NHL Draft Prospect Profile #19: Malcolm Subban

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Drafted 24th overall by the Boston Bruins. Our top ranked goalie prospect for this June’s NHL draft clocks in at #19 overall in our rankings.  Malcolm Subban of the OHL’s Belleville Bulls is the brother of Montreal Canadiens’ defenceman P.K. Subban.  Malcolm has been the Belleville’s go to guy between the pipes, and has also […] READ MORE


NHL Draft Prospect Profile #13: Brendan Gaunce

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Drafted 26th Overall by the Vancouver Canucks Brendan Gaunce is our top ranked Canadian born forward prospect.  At #13 overall this really shows the lack of high end Canadian forwards available this year.  Gaunce is another big, two way centre playing in the OHL for the Belleville Bulls.  He is also a member of Team […] READ MORE