Created: Tuesday, 06 November 2018 17:12
Brantford 99ers #4
February 7, 2003
6’0”, 180 lbs
Hagersville, ON, CAN
A well-sized and strong center, LaForme has showcased a complete game and great intelligence in all facets, making him one of the top prospects out of the Alliance this season. A combination of strength, finesse and hockey IQ that few others in this draft class possess [...]
To read the entire profile please subscribe. Once subscribed you will be able to access the Steven LaForme - Brantford 99ers profile and all of our 2019 OHL Draft Player Profiles in the Premium Content section.
Created: Monday, 05 November 2018 18:38
GTHL Game Report: Don Mills Flyers (7) vs. Toronto Red Wings (3)
Date: October 30th, 2018
Report Filed by: Ryan Ferizovic (GTHL Scout)
#51 Shane Wright, C, Don Mills Flyers
Wright is both a gifted playmaker and complete forward. He is an elite skater with great acceleration and evasive skating technique where he doesn’t lose any momentum. Due to his low stride and solid balance, he is very hard to knock off the puck[...]
Subscribe to read the complete Don Mills Flyers vs. Toronto Red Wings Game Report
Created: Friday, 02 November 2018 12:45
London Jr. Knights #14
June 7, 2003
6’1”, 157 lbs
London, ON, CAN
Harrison is a fleet-footed center and overall talented player who can be counted on to drive the pace of play for his team’s offense, while also offering astute defensive awareness and penalty-killing qualities[...]
To read the entire profile please subscribe. Once subscribed you will be able to access the Brett Harrison - London Jr. Knights profile and all of our 2019 OHL Draft Player Profiles in the Premium Content section.
Created: Monday, 22 October 2018 16:38
GTHL Game Report:
Don Mills Flyers 7 vs. Toronto Marlboros 4
Date: October 19th, 2018
Report Filed by: Ryan Ferizovic
#51 Shane Wright, C, Don Mills Flyers
The world-class under ager continues to show why he is the best player in this age group. Wright came out of the gate flying and would get a hat-trick in this contest. His powerful release ensured pucks got to the net even through traffic. Wright demonstrates elite skating ability in all facets (solid edge work, long-low stride, great acceleration, and evasive skating) to get a considerable competitive edge on opponents. He is relentless on the forecheck which lead to ample offensive opportunities for his team. Won nearly every faceoff he took and found his teammates well with the puck even through traffic.
#17 Cole Eichler, W, Don Mills Flyers
Eichler is the definition of a grinder. He battles constantly to get to the dirty areas to win the puck and picks up any rebounds and scored two goals in this fashion. A quality skater with good speed that becomes an asset when there is a lot of traffic to break through. His physical attributes allow him to take some punishment as he retrieves the puck and still be able to move it to his linemates.
Subscribe to read the complete Don Mills Flyers vs. Toronto Marlboros Game Report
Created: Saturday, 13 October 2018 17:10
Always a great gathering of talent, the Wendy Dufton Memorial Tournament in London is one of the major stops in the minor midget AAA season and the 2018 event was no different
Coming out of the Toronto Titans tournament, all eyes were on the Don Mills Flyers, and while it may have been a difficult expectation for them to continue the phenomenal level of play we saw in Toronto, they managed to perform even better on route to once again blitzing everyone in their path. In what should be the first of many big games between the two, the Flyers took care of the Toronto Marlboros in the Final by a 6-1 score.
It was impossible for anyone in London not to be gravitated towards Don Mills every time they played because of how fun they are to watch. Led by the remarkable Shane Wright who is edging closer to being granted exceptional status, the tournament’s leading scorer Brennan Othmann, and two of the top defensemen in the age group in Roman Schmidt and Brandt Clarke, the Flyers have what seems to be a never-ending supply of elite players who are all capable of playing an incredibly high octane and creative style of hockey.
While Don Mills claiming the championship was expected, there were some pleasant surprises in the tournament. The likes of Halton and Ajax-Pickering made runs to the quarterfinals and were both within minutes of advancing to the semis. While no longer a surprise, the Sudbury Wolves advancing to their second straight semifinal was done in impressive fashion with the way they are able to win close games late.
Director of Scouting Andrew Sykes was joined by area scouts Ryan Ferizvoic and Matt Stewart to take in the action over the weekend and contributed to the following report which includes comments on 146 players, honourable mentions, and our selections for the Top 20 performers of the tournament. Media Producer Zach Scribner was also in attendance taking pictures and conducting interviews with top prospects.
Please subscribe to view the report. Once subscribed click the link or access it in the Tournament Reports section to view the entire 2018 Wendy Dufton Tournament Report