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Finnish U18 League 2015-16 Preview

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By   25 mins ago

Here is our Finnish U18 league preview for the upcoming season with ten teams introduced which we believe will be at the top of the standings. Most of the prospects in the league are 1998 and 1999’s; however, there are also 2000’s on some teams. Blues Blues won the U16 league last season with most of the […]

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Scouting Notes from Pre-Season Finland U18 Games in Espoo

By   4 weeks 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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Scouting Reports: Finnish 2000 Birthyear

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By   1 month 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   2 months 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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    Star 98 defenseman Chad Krys chooses the Boston University Terriers

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    By   2 weeks ago

    A consensus top prospect gave his commitment to the Boston University Terriers this week as USA NTDP U18 defenseman Chad Krys ended years of speculation about his collegiate home. An elite-level offensive left-shooting defender, Krys has been a name circulated among east-coast based evaluators from a very young age playing with the Westchester Express, where […]

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    Seawolves add commitment from a top in-state recruit in Culver Military’s Nolan Walker

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    By   2 weeks ago

    Alaska-Anchorage picked up one of the top in-state prospects as of late when 1998-born Culver Military Academy forward Nolan Walker committed to return home to play his college hockey in a few years. In Walker, the Seawolves secure a hometown scorer who scored a 19-23-42 line in 37 games played and has been invited to participate in USA Hockey’s […]

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

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

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      By   11 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   11 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   11 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   1 year 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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        Fall 2015 AAA Split-Season Rosters

        By   2 weeks ago

          On this page we are going to collect split-season AAA rosters for the upcoming 2015-16 season. If you run a split team and don’t see your roster here, please email them in (click to open new e-mail) when finalized. We will also include links to schedules if you have them. You can view the roster by […]

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        2015 Road to College Showcase

        By   2 months 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   7 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   7 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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          Star 98 defenseman Chad Krys chooses the Boston University Terriers

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          By   2 weeks ago

          A consensus top prospect gave his commitment to the Boston University Terriers this week as USA NTDP U18 defenseman Chad Krys ended years of speculation about his collegiate home. An elite-level offensive left-shooting defender, Krys has been a name circulated among east-coast based evaluators from a very young age playing with the Westchester Express, where […]

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          Scouting Notes from Pre-Season Finland U18 Games in Espoo

          By   4 weeks 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   2 months 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

          By   2 months ago

          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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