Game on. With the 2018 Hlinka Gretzky Cup come and gone, the scouting season for the 2019 NHL Draft is now underway. The week-long, eight-team tournament in Edmonton and Red Deer gave scouts and other onlookers an excellent opportunity to become better acquainted with many of hockey’s top young prospects.
Jack Hughes has headlined the roster assembled to participate in the 2018 USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game at Xcel Energy Center in Minnesota on September 19.
Bring on 2019. The 2018 NHL Draft took place just over a month ago, but the world of hockey scouting never really sleeps. Even though the summer months are filled with sunshine and warm weather, they also provide a brief window between hockey seasons to schedule camps, tournaments and other events.
Alexis Lafreniere is set to lead Canada. Lafreniere, who had 42 goals with Rimouski of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League last season, will captain Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team at the 2018 Hlinka Gretzky Cup. Lafreniere, 16, is a potential top pick in the 2020 NHL Draft. He will be joined by 2019 NHL Draft eligible defenseman Bowen … Read More
Andrei Svechnikov has himself another honor.