Created: Saturday, 25 March 2017 18:45
As the clock ticks down to the OHL Priority Selection Draft, TheScout.ca wants to congratulate the Mississauga Reps on hoisting the OHL Cup in their Championship win over the Toronto Young Nats. After spending the week parked out at Scotiabank Pond, Brendan Ross (Director of Scouting/Head Scout) and Andrew Sykes (Alliance Scout) offer up their views on who stood out throughout the week long event!
Let’s dive right into the content…
Read more: 2017 OHL Cup Report (Top Performers)
Created: Thursday, 23 March 2017 21:29
With the OHL Playoffs set to kick off this evening, we’re here to provide an updated OHL Mock Draft. The four non-playoff teams have been confirmed and it’s Barrie who will officially hold the 1st overall selection, one that has received endless debate this season. Jack Hughes has yet to confirm his preferred route of development - OHL or NTDP - and it places the Barrie Colts’ staff in a very difficult decision on how to use the 1st overall selection.
Hughes’ decision will ultimately affect how the dominoes fall on draft day. As the consensus top ranked player, Hughes will be headed to the USA NTDP Evaluation Camp this upcoming weekend to perform alongside 40 other top American skaters. The rumour mill will surely be buzzing.
The Guelph Storm, who have yet to officially announce who will take over the vacant GM role, but they sit with the 2nd overall selection. North Bay and Saginaw round out the top four spots, respectively.
Read more: 2017 OHL Mock Draft 3.0 - Pre-OHL Playoffs Edition (5 Rounds)
Created: Monday, 20 March 2017 21:46
Tune in Monday, March 20th, 2017 on Sportsnet Ontario to catch the OHL Cup Championship game between the Mississauga Reps and Toronto Young Nationals. Puck drops at 6:30 PM EST
Monday’s Championship Final marks the first time in OHL Cup history where two Wild Card entries will compete for the title. The 2010 Mississauga Rebels are currently the only Wild Card team to ever capture an OHL Cup championship.
Toronto Young Nationals Record vs Mississauga Reps: 1-1-1
Mississauga Reps Record vs Toronto Young Nationals: 1-1-1
November 9, 2016 – Nats 2 @ Reps 2 (Tie)
January 21, 2017 – Reps 5 @ Nats 2 (Reps Win)
January 22, 2017 – Reps 0 @ Nats 3 (Nats Win)
Read more: 2017 OHL Cup Championship Preview (Extensive Scouting Report)
Created: Tuesday, 14 March 2017 15:10
Tuesday morning, just hours before the puck drops on the illustrious OHL Cup Tournament, USA Hockey announced their much awaited roster for the 2017 NTDP Evaluation Camp. Included on the roster includes forty-six of the top American hockey players born in 2001 from across the nation. The camp for the 2017-18 U.S. National Under-17 Team, will take place on March 24-28, at the USA Hockey Arena in Plymouth, Michigan, with scrimmages on occurring Saturday through Tuesday.
Read more: 2017 USA NTDP Evaluation Roster Announced
Created: Monday, 13 March 2017 20:42
A few weeks back we kicked off our OHL Mock Draft series with the “Way Too Early Mock Draft” for our subscribers. This time around, we’re making our quick selection mock draft available for the public and expanding it to TWO ROUNDS.
Every mock draft needs to be prefaced with some things to consider and understand. That is especially true with the 2017 OHL Draft class. Unlike the National Hockey League Draft, the OHL’s Priority Selection is often impacted by several significant factors.
Read more: OHL Mock Draft 2.0 - Pre OHL Cup OHL Mock (Two Rounds)