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Scouting Notes from Pre-Season Finland U18 Games in Espoo

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Here are a few prospects who impressed in two U18 pre-season games in Espoo. In the first one, HPK took a 2-1 victory over Blues Akatemia, while in the other Pelicans beat Blues 6-4. 99 D Henri Knaapi – HPK U18 Made some very good plays thanks to his stick skills and vision. A blueliner with great […]

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Scouting Reports: Finnish 2000 Birthyear

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By   2 weeks ago

Ed. Note: As we ramp up our coverage of the rising sophomore group in America (2000), our scout in Finland, Marco Bombino, begins his coverage of the coming season with some of the top 2000-born Finnish prospects he evaluated last year. All teams listed are from last season. Aleks Haatanen – Forward – Blues U16 Haatanen is […]

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2016 NHL Draft: A look at the eligible Finnish talent

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By   1 month ago

Ed. note: With the 2015 draft behind us, we’re starting to switch gears towards the 2016 draft. Marco Bombino looks at some top Finnish names in another potentially top-heavy draft year. Jesse Puljujärvi and Patrik Laine are the two most talked Finnish prospects in the 1998 age-group, and certainly for a good reason. Both are big, very powerful wingers with tremendous scoring […]

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Fourteen Names from New England for the USHL Phase 1 Draft

By   3 months ago

With assistance from our New England scout Mark Bilotta, here are 14 New Englanders that could see a draft selection this evening at the USHL Phase 1 Draft. For our first round rankings nationally, as well as overall draft preview (for subscribers), see our Draft Board. Jack Rathbone – Dexter School – Uncommitted Looked really good at […]

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    Harvard picks up a local talent at forward in Boston Advantage 99 Ryan Doolin

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    By   1 week ago

    Not long after news of top 2000 defenseman Bode Wilde‘s commitment broke, Harvard’s continued their pursuit of American talent when they added a commitment from Boston Advantage minor midget forward Ryan Doolin. He joined the Advantage this season after spending time with BC High as a freshman. That year (2013-14), he also took a trip to Green Bay […]

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    Shattuck-St. Mary’s Center Charlie Dovorany Chooses UMD

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    By   2 weeks ago

    The University of Minnesota Duluth added a commitment from one of the top uncommitted centers in the country this week as Shattuck-St. Mary’s U16 forward Charlie Dovorany announced his decision. A skilled, hard-working pivot who can create chances, Dovorany was one of the highest-rated players on our own USHL ‘draft board’, ranked at #5, and […]

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    Stand-out Honeybaked D Bode Wilde Chooses Harvard

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    By   3 weeks ago

    Harvard University sneakily got themselves the recruit of the summer when the top ’00 defenseman in the US, Honeybaked’s Bode Wilde, decided to give his commitment to the admissions process in Cambridge. A key NTDP and OHL draft target for the coming season, Wilde is a towering (6’3) defenseman who brings a scary package of offensive ability, […]

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    Chicago Mission 2000 D Brady Smith commits to Wisconsin

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    By   3 weeks ago

    The Badgers added their first commitment in the 2000 age group, choosing wisely in the process, continuing their Chicago Mission pipeline with rising sophomore defenseman Brady Smith. The Mission themselves continued what has become a standard of excellence at the U14 and U16 youth hockey levels this season and Brady was a big part of […]

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      TSN to Broadcast 37 Division 1 College Hockey Games This Winter in Canada

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      By   10 months ago

      Big news out of College Hockey Inc. and TSN this week as they announced Canadian audiences would get a chance to be more familiar with the college game than ever before. TSN will broadcast a lot of college hockey on TSN2, with a few scattered TSN3 appearances, to start filling the void of hockey action. […]

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      Video: Jack Eichel leads BU Terriers over CIS program UST with 5 Primary Assists in 12-1 rout

      By   10 months ago

      Read a terrific recap of Eichel’s debut over at the Daily Free Press.

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      2014 College Hockey Recruiting Class Rankings

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      By   10 months ago

      The season is around the corner and with that it’s time to release our College Hockey Recruiting Class Rankings. Like our Select 70, this list has been in the making all season long and weighs a number of factors. For most of these players, it’s a good mix of players we have watched ourselves (typically the younger ones) and ones […]

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      Glenn Stewart joins UNH, Gilligan joins Merrimack

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      By   11 months ago

      Some coaching moves went down at the end of summer as Jim Tortorella left UNH, Merrimack’s Glenn Stewart took his place in Durham, and UMass alum Bill Gilligan took a job coaching at Merrimack. For more, see the full articles at USCHO and the Mack Report. USCHO: Stewart joins UNH staff as Associate Head Coach Stewart spent […]

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        2015 Road to College Showcase

        By   1 month ago

        Today, continuing through Sunday and overlapping with NHL draft weekend, the Road to College Showcase’s 2015 edition takes place. This camp has been one of the unique staples of the New England summer showcase circuit in recent years and for good reason when you note some of the talent to come through. Seven NHL players this year are Road […]

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        Prep Power Rankings, February 14th: 7 Keys to the Rest of the Regular Season

        By   6 months ago

        OTB Prep Power Rankings, February 14th, 2015 Salisbury (16-2-1) | LR: #3 Exeter (21-1-2) | LR: #1 Cushing (20-3-4) | LR: #4 Gunnery (17-5) | LR: #6 Loomis Chaffee (18-3) | LR: #2 Nobles (14-4-1) | LR: #5 Kimball Union (21-5-1) | LR: #8 Dexter (13-4-5) | LR: #9 Choate (13-5-3) | LR: HM Brunswick […]

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        Prep Power Rankings, February 2nd, 2015

        By   6 months ago

        OTB Prep Power Rankings Exeter (18-0-2) | LR: #1 Loomis Chaffee (17-2) | LR: #3 Salisbury (13-2-1) | LR: #2 Cushing (18-3-3) | LR: #4 Nobles (12-3-1) | LR: #7 Gunnery (15-5) | LR: #10 Brunswick (18-4) | LR: #8 Kimball Union (17-4-1) | LR: #5 Dexter (10-4-4) | LR: #3 Brooks (12-1-3) | LR: […]

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        50th Annual Flood-Marr Championship Game: Salisbury 2, Westminster 1

        By   7 months ago

        DEDHAM, MA – The 50th Annual Flood-Marr saw another tightly close game land as a win for defending champions Salisbury, but this time it was a win over Westminster and not the hosts of the day, Nobles. Westminster definitely had the easier of the two paths, taking down Hotchkiss, Milton and Andover, while the Crimson Knights took […]

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          Scouting Notes from Pre-Season Finland U18 Games in Espoo

          By   1 day ago

          Here are a few prospects who impressed in two U18 pre-season games in Espoo. In the first one, HPK took a 2-1 victory over Blues Akatemia, while in the other Pelicans beat Blues 6-4. 99 D Henri Knaapi – HPK U18 Made some very good plays thanks to his stick skills and vision. A blueliner with great […]

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          2016 NHL Draft: A look at the eligible Finnish talent

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          By   1 month ago

          Ed. note: With the 2015 draft behind us, we’re starting to switch gears towards the 2016 draft. Marco Bombino looks at some top Finnish names in another potentially top-heavy draft year. Jesse Puljujärvi and Patrik Laine are the two most talked Finnish prospects in the 1998 age-group, and certainly for a good reason. Both are big, very powerful wingers with tremendous scoring […]

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          Scouts on Top NHL Prospects for 2015, 2016 and 2017

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          Last year, we did our Scouts Quotes article and it turned out well, so we went for round two this year. I spoke to some scouts/coaches from the USHL, other Junior Leagues, High School, Independent Services as well as the Major Junior ranks.In exchange for anonymity, they agreed to share their thoughts on some upcoming […]

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          ECAC Recruiting: The Ivies Clean Up

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          By   9 months ago

          Slowly, but surely, we’re catching up on our coverage after the flurry of commitments this recruiting season, ahead of those that are surely soon to come. This edition looks at the new recruits added by the Ivy representatives of the ECAC, and there’s a recruit to RPI tacked on here as well. We recently covered in-conference commitments […]

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