Guelph Storm Complete Historical Comeback, Crowned OHL Champions

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GUELPH– Not many thought it was possible. If a team was given what the Guelph Storm had to endure this OHL Playoffs, the odds were slim. But the 2018-19 Guelph Storm isn’t just any other team. They epitomize perseverance, determination and conquering adversity on another pedestal. In three consecutive series, they experienced deficits. Two of […] READ MORE


St. Louis Blues Prospect Alexei Toropchenko Shines for Guelph Storm

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Alexei Toropchenko has taken notice of his drafted NHL team. Early Wednesday morning, the St. Louis Blues would secure a dramatic Game 7 victory over the Dallas Stars in double overtime. The 31-year-old Patrick Maroon would instantly become a hockey hero in St. Louis, scoring the goal that would send the Blues to the Western […] READ MORE


Ottawa 67’s Goalie Cedrick Andree Propels Team to OHL History

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OTTAWA– For the Ottawa 67’s this postseason, their mantra has been “No Quit.” It’s not just a convenient hashtag. It’s a mindset that the Ottawa 67’s adapted in Game 2 in their OHL Championship Series against the Guelph Storm. The Guelph Storm were pouncing on the league-leading 67’s early on. With two goals from Alexey […] READ MORE


San Jose Sharks Prospect Sasha Chmelevski Relishing in OHL Final

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OTTAWA– The Ottawa 67’s and San Jose Sharks have been on similar paths. While one organization may be junior and the professional, they share the common joy of competing in their respective postseasons. And since 2017, the Sharks have invested into young forward Sasha Chmelevski, drafting him and watching him develop with the 67’s. In […] READ MORE



Sasha Chmelevski Scouting Report: 2017 NHL Draft #54

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Welcome back to Top Shelf hockey 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 2017 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word […] READ MORE



Travis Konecny highlights Sarnia Sting blockbuster trade

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With the OHL trade deadline just days away, it will be interesting to see what teams will be in the mix in the final few days. One team recently made news with a blockbuster deal. The Sarnia Sting acquired Flyers' prospect RW Travis Konecny along with C Sam Studnicka from the Ottawa 67's. READ MORE


2015-16 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.  The QMJHL kicked off their new season on September 10th, while things are set to start on September 24th in the OHL and WHL. With that in mind we will start […] READ MORE


Travis Konecny – Prospect Watch 15/16

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When the 2015-16 hockey season begins all eyes will be on Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel. Both household names across the hockey world, both dubbed generational talents, both set to begin their NHL careers in October. While McDavid and Eichel will most certainly provide entertaining story-lines to hockey fans for the next 20+ years there […] READ MORE