Created: Monday, 08 February 2016 18:41
Eight teams have been narrowed down to four with three of the top four teams from regular season play vying for the Alliance Championship. Our Alliance area scout Andrew Sykes (@ASykes_7) steps in to break down the key matchups in what should be two thrilling semi-final series. The Kitchener Rangers remained hot knocking off the Huron Perth Lakers and will take on their local rivals in the second seed Waterloo Wolves who narrowly edged out a competitive Hamilton Huskies squad. The top seed London Jr. Knights made quick work of the Chatham-Kent Cyclones winning three straight games while it was the Windsor Jr. Spitfires who upset the Elgin-Middlesex Chiefs who struggled to produce goals without their top sniper Jake Murray in three of the four games. Let’s have a closer look at the upcoming series.
Read more: Alliance Playoffs Preview [Semi Finals]
Created: Monday, 01 February 2016 19:54
Monday February 1, 2016
As released by the Ontario Hockey League
Toronto, ON – The Ontario Hockey League today announced that forward Jonah Gadjovich of the Owen Sound Attack is the Pioneer Energy OHL Player of the Week for the week ending January 31 after scoring three goals and three assists for six points in two games with a plus-minus rating of plus-9.
Read more: Attack’s Jonah Gadjovich named Pioneer Energy OHL Player of the Week
Created: Friday, 29 January 2016 20:21
OMHA AAA SHOWCASE
January 23-24, St. Catharines, Seymour Hannah Arena
Minor Midget AAA SCTA Showcase, Midget AAA SCTA vs ETA All Star Game, and Bantam AAA SCTA All Star Game.
With OHL scouts flooding the rinks, all of the SCTA minor midget players had several opportunities to make an impact. All teams playing in the SCTA played 2 games at the OMHA AAA Showcase in St. Catharines, January 23-24th. TheScout.ca had several scouts in attendance including Matt Stewart (SCTA), Kyle Johnston (GTHL), intern Joseph Highgate and David Tait, founder of the Hockey Tutor and a new member to our team who will be helping with scouting the Golden Horsehoe region. The following analysis was conducted by David Tait from his time at the SCTA Showcase.
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Created: Thursday, 28 January 2016 23:14
With the CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game set to take place in Vancouver, BC, TheScout.ca's Head Scout @RossyYoungblood weighs in with his candid thoughts on the twenty OHL players participating in the game.
Read more: CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game Thoughts – OHL Players in Action
Created: Thursday, 28 January 2016 16:17
In our second edition (view our debut edition here) of our “TheScout.ca’s Inside the Scouting Notebook” feature (new name, yes), we take a look at the top talent, emerging prospects and scouts’ personal faves for the upcoming OHL Draft. For the general public, this feature article is geared towards providing more information to our readers and subscribers on prospects that aren’t as well-known.
Rather than regurgitating the same ‘ole high profiled names over and over, TheScout.ca staff was polled and asked the following questions about #OHLDraft prospects within their respective regions:
- Name a player from your region who has got off to a sizzling start to his draft season that you could place into the category of “TOP PERFORMER”.
- Name a player from your region who has continually impressed with each viewing that may not be getting the publicity that he deserves in his draft season who could fit into the “PLAYER TO WATCH” category.
- Lastly, name one player from your region who you have taken a personal liking to and wouldn’t mind attaching your name to as a “PERSONAL FAVOURITE” performer.
The following candid observations and comments are directly from the mouths of our hard-working scouts. Participating in the poll were area scouts Kyle Johnston (GTHL), Chris Cameron (Ottawa/HEO), Jeff Fletcher (ETA), Matt Grainda (USA), Nathan Didone (NOHA), Matt Stewart (SCTA), Andrew Sykes (ALLIANCE) and Brendan Ross (Head Scout/ALLIANCE).
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