Tag Archive for OHL

The Hockey News: Draft dreams

MISSISSAUGA, ONT. – Another draft combine is in the books, so let’s shine the spotlight on some of the players who made their presence felt at the annual fitness exposition. Some scouts believe a prospect should be in the best physical shape possible by the combine and the following youngsters helped their own cause in that regard. Let’s…

ISS Top 30 2009 prospects, May – Hockey’s Future

1. Tavares, John  C 9/20/1990 L 6.00.2 195 London OHL 2 Duchene, Matt  C 1/16/1991 L 5.11 200 Brampton OHL 3 Hedman, Victor  LD 12/18/1990 L 6.06 220 Modo SweE 4 Paajarvi-Svensson, Magnus  LW 4/12/1991 L 6.01 200 SweE 5 Kane, Evander  C 8/2/1991 L 6.01.2 176 Vancouver WHL 6 Schenn, Brayden  C 8/22/1991 L…

NHL Fanhouse: Idea of Moving Luongo Shortsighted

The crux of Cole’s case is that guys like Nikolai Khabibulin and Marc-Andre Fleury are not paid like franchise players. That’s simply not true. Khabibulin is in the final year of a four-year, $27 million deal he got after the lockout. The Blackhawks put him in waivers in September, but decided to keep him around.…

The Copper & Blue: Ryan Ellis, If Available

The title to this post is the answer to the question “Who should the Oilers select at the 2009 NHL Entry Draft?”  Ellis has had a phenomenal junior career so far, but doesn’t seem to be getting a ton of respect from scouts. TSN has Ellis ranked #12 for the upcoming draft; ISS puts him…

You Want to Know How Good Loktionov is?

He’s so good, that, while I’m refreshing the OHL scoring leaders page, his point totals are literally going up by the second. This would be due to the two third period goals he just scored to give Windsor a 3-1, then 4-1 lead in game 4 of their playoff series. I went to the site…

Windsor Star: Loktionov, Grachev make their respective marks

  It’s been this way for years for Andrei Loktionov and Evgeny Grachev. Passing the puck together on the ice. Passing the time together off the ice. Halfway around the world, battling for the right to play for the Memorial Cup, things have only changed slightly. They still turn heads with their unbelievable skills, but now, they do…

Bryan Cameron Selected by OHL GMs to OHL First Team All-Stars [UPDATE: and is released by the Kings]

2008-09 All-Star Teams First Team: Centre – Cody Hodgson, Brampton Battalion (81) Left Wing – Taylor Hall, Windsor Spitfires (68) Right Wing – Bryan Cameron, Belleville Bulls (63) Defence – Ryan Ellis, Windsor Spitfires (81) Defence – P.K Subban, Belleville Bulls (79) Goaltender – Mike Murphy, Belleville Bulls (81) Coach – Bob Boughner, Windsor Spitfires…