Created: Tuesday, 20 June 2017 03:29
With only days remaining until the 2017 NHL Entry Draft kicks off in Chicago, IL, it's time to release @RossyYoungblood's rankings.
At the top of the draft, it's extremely tight between Halifax Mooseheads star pivot Nico Hischier and Brandon pivot Nolan Patrick. At the end of the day, Hischier was rewarded with top spot simply based on his style of play - one that I favour due to his dynamic attacking abilities. Regardless of which prospect goes first, New Jersey and Philadelphia will walk away with two excellent players to build around and neither team could go wrong selecting either one.
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Created: Saturday, 17 June 2017 13:19
In the third part of our "Ones to Watch" series, Andrew Sykes breaks down players from North Bay, Oshawa, Ottawa, Owen Sound and Peterborough. Be sure to check back at the previous two releases.
Read more: Ones To Watch: An Early Look Towards 2017-18 (Part 3)
Created: Tuesday, 13 June 2017 17:50
The second edition of Ones to Watch heading into the 2017-18 OHL season features three highly sought NHL prospects and two young players poised for stardom.
Read more: Ones to Watch: An Early Look Towards 2017-18 (Part 2)
Created: Monday, 12 June 2017 12:42
The junior hockey season came to an end just a few days ago, so what better time is there than now to look ahead to the 2017-18 OHL campaign. Alex DeBrincat and Dylan Strome certainly fit the mould of dominant players this year, while the likes of Kevin Hancock and Jason Roberston were breakout stars. The following is a list of players, one from every OHL team, who regional scout Andrew Sykes sees as grabbing headlines in the upcoming season, starting with the Barrie Colts, Erie Otters, Flint Firebirds, Guelph Storm and Hamilton Bulldogs.
Read more: Ones To Watch: An Early Look Towards 2017-18 (Part 1)
Created: Wednesday, 12 April 2017 01:35
As released by the Ontario Hockey League on Tuesday April 11, 2017
KITCHENER, ON – One hundred sixty players have been selected to represent eight teams at the upcoming 2017 OHL Gold Cup May 3-7 in Kitchener, ON.
Members of the Steering Committee, along with Joe Birch, Senior Director of Hockey Development and Special Events with the Ontario Hockey League, were at Activa Sportsplex Tuesday afternoon, to make the announcement.
“Every year, the players selected to participate in the OHL Gold Cup put on such a display of skill and the ability to adapt to a new team, it is so fun to see,” said OHL Gold Cup Co-Chair, Tony Martindale. “Today, the countdown to puck drop really begins.”
Read more: Rosters Revealed for 2017 OHL Gold Cup