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Player Name Note Type Note Writer Game Watched Viewing Method Game Date
Alex Assadourian Note Small, with good skating ability and a lot of energy. Brian Fogarty Oshawa vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/9/2022
Alex Assadourian Note Highly active player, but he coasted there while an opponent in the slot needed coverage. Brian Fogarty Oshawa vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/9/2022
Brett Harrison Note Moving up ice expecting the puck to be carried out of the zone, but he wasn't really supporting the play at all. Forechecker stops the progress of the puckcarrier, and Harrison just kept skating despite being maybe ten feet from the puck. Brian Fogarty Oshawa vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/9/2022
Brett Harrison Note Misses on a four-foot pass and puts the puck into his teammate's skates. Brian Fogarty Oshawa vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/9/2022
Brett Harrison Note Gets a pass at the right hashmarks and snaps a wrist shot far side and in. Nice shot. Brian Fogarty Oshawa vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/9/2022
Calum Ritchie Note Easy strides give him very good speed. Brian Fogarty Oshawa vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/9/2022
Calum Ritchie Note Digs in on his edges to shift a bit to his right and get into a better space in the slot. Brian Fogarty Oshawa vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/9/2022
Calum Ritchie Note Does well to tie up Degrazia's stick in the slot. Brian Fogarty Oshawa vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/9/2022
Calum Ritchie Note Gets a partial two-on-one, takes a hard wrist shot on the fly, but the goaltender was able to fight it off. Hard shot that was difficult to handle. Brian Fogarty Oshawa vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/9/2022
Calum Ritchie Note Good acceleration Brian Fogarty Oshawa vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/9/2022
Calum Ritchie Note Patient with the puck when he needs to be in order to draw defenders to him. Brian Fogarty Oshawa vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/9/2022
Calum Ritchie Note Excellent balance and agility. Smooth on his feet and can absorb contact and retain balance. Brian Fogarty Oshawa vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/9/2022
Calum Ritchie Note Chokes way up on his stick so he can take in the pass coming directly to him and immediately move the puck out to his left. Deft hands, smart play. Brian Fogarty Oshawa vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/9/2022
Calum Ritchie Note Playing the bumper on the top powerplay unit, but the Generals are keeping the puck on the perimeter for the most part. Brian Fogarty Oshawa vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/9/2022
Calum Ritchie Summary Has all of the tools and the work rate to be a top-six NHL forward at the least. His skating and balance may not be elite level, but it is certainly very good and likely to get better. He showed great hockey intelligence, a willingness to get to the dirty areas of the ice, and a high scoring drive. He is a top prospect. Brian Fogarty Oshawa vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/9/2022
David Goyette Note Carries in, pulls up, passes down the blue line, intercepted. Brian Fogarty Oshawa vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/9/2022
David Goyette Note On the powerplay rush with Stillman, carries, pulls up at the blue line, waits, then passes to an opponent. Brian Fogarty Oshawa vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/9/2022
David Goyette Note Left side of a two-on-one, takes the saucer pass from Stillman and goes short-side wrist shot, goal. Brian Fogarty Oshawa vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/9/2022
Evan Konyen Note Excellent diagonal pass to the far side to find the driving player, who then wasn't able to convert. Too bad. Brian Fogarty Oshawa vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/9/2022
Evan Konyen Note Nice lead pass to give a clean offensive zone entry. Brian Fogarty Oshawa vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/9/2022
Evan Konyen Note He wants the puck. Brian Fogarty Oshawa vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/9/2022
Kocha Delic Note Uses lots of little crossover steps and chopping half-strides as he moves up ice. Brian Fogarty Oshawa vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/9/2022
Kocha Delic Note Good neutral zone work to steal a puck and get into the offensive zone. Maybe his best off-the-puck play in the game. The rest of the time he has been wandering a bit and inefficient. Brian Fogarty Oshawa vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/9/2022
Matthew Buckley Note Pass out to his own blue line too soft and was easily picked off. Brian Fogarty Oshawa vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/9/2022
Matthew Buckley Note Second-unit powerplay minutes. Brian Fogarty Oshawa vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/9/2022
Ty Tullio Note His first step is almost as good as his excellent vision and hockey sense. Brian Fogarty Oshawa vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/9/2022
Ty Tullio Note Second time he's taken a hard hit in order to set up offense, and this one earns him a bruised assist. Brian Fogarty Oshawa vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/9/2022
Ty Tullio Note Hits a rut and goes to his knees, maintains puck control, and shovels a backhanded pass to his teammate at the point. Brian Fogarty Oshawa vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/9/2022
Ty Tullio Note Steps into a slap shot from the high slot and crushes the post. Brian Fogarty Oshawa vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/9/2022
Danila Yurov Note Big. Absorbs hits well. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Switzerland (WJC 2022) Video (With Replay) 11/27/2021
Danila Yurov Note Follows Chibrikov in, and when the rebound gets kicked out to the left dot, Yurov is there and one-times it near post and in. Hit the defender's skate, but well-timed and aggressive offensive play. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Switzerland (WJC 2022) Video (With Replay) 11/27/2021
Danila Yurov Note Extended time when he was matched up against Henry for Switzerland. Yurov was bigger, faster, stronger. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Switzerland (WJC 2022) Video (With Replay) 11/27/2021
Danila Yurov Note Makes good choices in the offensive zone, safe, short passes to maintain possession and apply continuous pressure on the defenders. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Switzerland (WJC 2022) Video (With Replay) 11/27/2021
Danila Yurov Note Willing to play right at the crease, cruising the low slot area, digging in and battling at the front of the net. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Switzerland (WJC 2022) Video (With Replay) 11/27/2021
Danila Yurov Note Accelerates to a loose puck, then backhands across the top of the crease. Should have resulted in a goal. Excellent play from Yurov. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Switzerland (WJC 2022) Video (With Replay) 11/27/2021
Joel Henry Note Good speed (1.0 to 1.5) with some agility and quickness on display. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Switzerland (WJC 2022) Video (With Replay) 11/27/2021
Joel Henry Note Nice read to step up and intercept a lazy pass along the offensive-zone blue line. Can't make much of it, though, as the puck rolls off his stick in the high slot. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Switzerland (WJC 2022) Video (With Replay) 11/27/2021
Joel Henry Note Hard wrist shot from the left circle goes off the crossbar. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Switzerland (WJC 2022) Video (With Replay) 11/27/2021
Lian Bichsel Note Excellent size. Looks so big on the ice and uses every bit of his frame to lean on and overpower opponents. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Switzerland (WJC 2022) Video (With Replay) 11/27/2021
Lian Bichsel Note Turns back under forecheck pressure, cuts and turns, can't match the speed of the forechecker so he uses his body to protect the puck until help arrives. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Switzerland (WJC 2022) Video (With Replay) 11/27/2021
Lian Bichsel Note Lacks straightline speed, but his first couple of steps are very good for the big man and he's agile on his skates. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Switzerland (WJC 2022) Video (With Replay) 11/27/2021
Lian Bichsel Note After the whistle, give Michkov a chop to the back of the knee that the refs missed. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Switzerland (WJC 2022) Video (With Replay) 11/27/2021
Lian Bichsel Note Solid hit puts the Russian forward into the bench. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Switzerland (WJC 2022) Video (With Replay) 11/27/2021
Lian Bichsel Note Whiffs on a one-timer attempt. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Switzerland (WJC 2022) Video (With Replay) 11/27/2021
Lian Bichsel Note Good example of how he uses his size: with the puck going into the defensive zone corner and his teammate about to the be the first player to it, Bichsel looks back over his shoulder, sees the forechecker closing, then alters his line and pace to set up a moving screen and allow his teammate more time to gather the puck and ready a breakout. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Switzerland (WJC 2022) Video (With Replay) 11/27/2021
Nikita Chibrikov Note Keeps his feet firm and stable beneath his shoulders on the glide. Balanced and loaded. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Switzerland (WJC 2022) Video (With Replay) 11/27/2021
Nikita Chibrikov Note Lowers his shoulder, power turn to the net, loses the handle. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Switzerland (WJC 2022) Video (With Replay) 11/27/2021
Nikita Chibrikov Note Nifty little kick fake to freeze the defender, cuts around, puts a wrist shot on net. Had good speed with the puck through the neutral zone. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Switzerland (WJC 2022) Video (With Replay) 11/27/2021
Nikita Chibrikov Note Chibrikov wants to attack. Not helping a lot to get the puck out of his zone, but he's ready to launch if it does. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Switzerland (WJC 2022) Video (With Replay) 11/27/2021
Nikita Chibrikov Note Liking his quickness. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Switzerland (WJC 2022) Video (With Replay) 11/27/2021
Nikita Chibrikov Note Hard wrist shot from a sharp angle. Saved, but it was a good choice and created possibilities. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Switzerland (WJC 2022) Video (With Replay) 11/27/2021
Nikita Chibrikov Note Killing penalties, using his acceleration to close gaps out to the point. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Switzerland (WJC 2022) Video (With Replay) 11/27/2021
Nikita Chibrikov Note Nice hands to collect a bouncing puck and get it quickly on net. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Switzerland (WJC 2022) Video (With Replay) 11/27/2021
Egor Goriunov Note Tall, nimble, quick. Hyperactive feet. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Egor Goriunov Note Carrying the puck, shields and takes a bump from a forechecker, and then turns the contact into a spin pass up ice to keep the puck moving. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Egor Goriunov Note Stationary on defense there. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Egor Goriunov Note Carrying out of his end, sees his lane cut off, so he curls back and resets to his defenseman. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Egor Goriunov Note Chooses not to take a clean shot in favor of a tap pass to the slot where his teammate was well covered. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Egor Goriunov Note Another defensive zone shift where he essentially maintains a spot near the right side hash marks and watches the play around him. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Egor Goriunov Note Linear player. Not a lot of deception in his game. Looks like he'll try to beat you with his length and his determination, but not a lot else. Good hands, good maneuverability though. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Egor Goriunov Summary An interesting player, mostly because of his length and agility. Showed good hands at times, and protected the puck well, but there simply wasn’t much creativity to his game. Got knocked off the puck a few times, but showed good balance. His play in the defensive zone was clearly lacking and disappointing. I kept wanting to see him try to drive play, but he never did in this game. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Ethan Gauthier Note Down low near the top of the crease, slams home a nice feed from the low right circle. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Ethan Gauthier Note Constantly in the danger area, not afraid to mix it up at the net or on the boards. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Ethan Gauthier Note Tries to guide a wrist shot top corner, but misses high. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Ethan Gauthier Summary Always around the slot, goes hard to the net and is willing to camp out there. Good hands down low, and could make a living by banging home rebounds and backdoor passes. Would like to see more of his shooting from range before making a determination on his shooting ability. Good skater, nothing exceptional, but again, plays down low so much that his skating isn’t really an issue either way. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Hugo Primeau Note Strong on his edges, gives him power in turns and good balance on faceoffs. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Hugo Primeau Note Pushes hard laterally to accelerate away from the net and into some open space at the hash marks. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Hugo Primeau Note Doesn't need a lot of effort to keep pace with the transition. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Hugo Primeau Note Drives the right side, wrist shot top left, but the goalie gets just enough of it. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Hugo Primeau Note Good feeder pass to the slot. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Hugo Primeau Summary Doesn’t play like a 5’8 Center. Strong on his skates, digs in on his edges to drive strength and balance. Good skater but doesn’t stand out as a speedster. Showed some offensive creative on a couple of plays, but generally did not accomplish much in the game. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Joey Vetrano Note Keeps trying to chop the puck away while in his own zone, but he's a half-second too late each time, and the puck is moved before he can engage. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Joey Vetrano Note Killing penalties, playing on the powerplay, getting all-situation minutes. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Joey Vetrano Note Nice backhand, backwards pass cross crease. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Joey Vetrano Note Goes back hard on the back check, but he didn’t have enough left to prevent the three-on-two attack against. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Joey Vetrano Note Like his stride and speed. Very good o the move. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Joey Vetrano Summary All-around type of player who has decent skating ability, a touch of offensive creativity, and is always around the puck. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Joshua Roy Note Forces a wrist shot at the defender's feet, trying to get the puck through, but no doing. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Joshua Roy Note Center point, managing the powerplay. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Joshua Roy Note Hard one-time snap shot, kept it low, but saved. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Joshua Roy Note Moves the puck well, but sometimes he just passes into an opponent's stick. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Joshua Roy Note Definitely glides a lot more than he skates. Has good speed, though. Just moves with a near nonchalance that looks both capable and disinterested, but he's active. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Joshua Roy Note Turns away from a slash and gains position, walks into space at the high slot, wrist shot saved. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Joshua Roy Note Good pass through traffic. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Joshua Roy Note Wrist shot looks just like his passes. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Joshua Roy Note Shows slap shot from the center point, but I don't think anyone believed it was coming. It wasn't, and Roy passes off to his left. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Joshua Roy Note The half slap one timer from the right dot looks like his most dangerous shot Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Joshua Roy Note Two on one, he was off the puck and did well to measure his pace and keep himself in a good spot relationally to the puck carrier. Give and go, his pass popped up and his teammate batted it into the net. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Joshua Roy Note Virtually no physicality in his game. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Joshua Roy Summary The high points of his game are his patient vision and passing ability. He'll hold the puck until the good option appears, then move the puck accordingly. Unfortunately, if the option doesn't appear, he tends to force a play and often turned the puck over because of it. Did not show much of a shot other than the one-time snap shot which is a weapon. Lackluster in his own end. He will need to amp up his physical play and be willing to get his jersey dirty as he moves up levels. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Justin Larose Note Centering the powerplay. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Justin Larose Note Crashes the net, puts a rebound off the post. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Justin Larose Note Tries to chop a puck away from Joshua Roy, and in doing so gives up position. Roy turns him and goes to the slot for a clean look on goal. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Justin Larose Summary Played a hard game, constantly engaged, and looked mostly like a player who has been in the league for a while rather than a 16yo rookie. Took on bigger players in the defensive zone and held his own. Interesting player to keep an eye on for development, especially in the offensive zone. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Raphael Blouin Note Keeps his stick down and active on defense. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Raphael Blouin Note Nice drop step to gain inside position at the opposing crease. Again, has his stick down and ready. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Zachary Lessard Note Penalty killing, hops to a loose puck and clears. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Zachary Lessard Note Quick stick, clears the puck again. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Zachary Lessard Note Blocks a slap shot. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Zachary Lessard Note Pins his man to the boards with some force. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Zachary Lessard Note Good crisp pass to the far blue line. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Zachary Lessard Summary I liked him as a young defenseman who is obviously still adjusting to the pace in the Q. Plays a quick game, with a good jump in acceleration and lateral movement which allows him to be the first player to the loose pucks, and then his quick hands get the puck up and out of his zone in a hurry. Quality passing on the breakout. Positionally good, got pushed around a bit but fought to regain inside position and used his feet to recover when necessary. Had he been born a week or so later he would be a 2023 draft eligible. Brian Fogarty Sherbrooke vs Victoriaville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 11/21/2021
Calem Mangone Note He lives in the slot. Brian Fogarty Saginaw vs Windsor (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/26/2021
Calem Mangone Note Converts a puck scramble to a pass for a good chance. Again, from the slot. Brian Fogarty Saginaw vs Windsor (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/26/2021
Calem Mangone Note Excellent look and the spinning backhand to find the only player on the ice with a clean look at net. Brilliant assist, that. Brian Fogarty Saginaw vs Windsor (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/26/2021
Calem Mangone Note Outworks and gets under the defender in the board battle, comes away with the puck, and looks like he has only scoring on his mind. Brian Fogarty Saginaw vs Windsor (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/26/2021
Calem Mangone Note Strong wrist shot from the left point (yeah, he's all over the place now) almost beats the goaltender. Brian Fogarty Saginaw vs Windsor (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/26/2021
Calem Mangone Note Intercepts just inside his own blue line, generates a clean zone entry the other way. Brian Fogarty Saginaw vs Windsor (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/26/2021
Calem Mangone Note Puckhandling, then flips a little backhand sauce. Smooth and deceptive passer with excellent vision. Brian Fogarty Saginaw vs Windsor (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/26/2021
Ethan Martin Note Curls to the slot without the puck, pass comes in, one-touch flick into the net for his first OHL goal. Brian Fogarty Saginaw vs Windsor (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/26/2021
Ethan Martin Note Tall, good frame. Brian Fogarty Saginaw vs Windsor (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/26/2021
Ethan Martin Note Big strides, quality on his pivots. Brian Fogarty Saginaw vs Windsor (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/26/2021
Ethan Martin Note Put a little too much on that lead pass, and the puck goes down toward the corner. Brian Fogarty Saginaw vs Windsor (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/26/2021
Ethan Martin Note Opens his hips to receive the pass, then swivels back to attack skating. Brian Fogarty Saginaw vs Windsor (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/26/2021
Matyas Sapovaliv Note Top powerplay unit. Brian Fogarty Saginaw vs Windsor (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/26/2021
Matyas Sapovaliv Note Centering, and playing decent positionally in the defensive zone. Brian Fogarty Saginaw vs Windsor (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/26/2021
Matyas Sapovaliv Note Penalty kill time, too. Brian Fogarty Saginaw vs Windsor (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/26/2021
Matyas Sapovaliv Note Drives left to right below the goal line, steps out at the crease, hits the crossbar. Brian Fogarty Saginaw vs Windsor (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/26/2021
Matyas Sapovaliv Note Sneaky wrist shot low. Goalie's pad stops it, but that jumped off of Sapovaliv's stick. Brian Fogarty Saginaw vs Windsor (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/26/2021
Matyas Sapovaliv Note Super cutback with the puck. Left a spray of snow and the defender behind. Brian Fogarty Saginaw vs Windsor (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/26/2021
Matyas Sapovaliv Note Played a crap-ton of all-situations hockey in this game. Played 25+ minutes, for sure. Brian Fogarty Saginaw vs Windsor (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/26/2021
Nicholas De Angelis Note Loose puck in the slot in the defensive zone, tries to pull it in and go up ice, but a Saginaw player pokes it first, and De Angelis is horribly out of position. No damage, but that could have been costly. Brian Fogarty Saginaw vs Windsor (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/26/2021
Nicholas De Angelis Note Takes a great angle through his zone to cut off the attacking lane of the far side winger. Well played. Did that without sacrificing his weakside coverage. Brian Fogarty Saginaw vs Windsor (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/26/2021
Pavel Mintyukov Note Tall, long legs, but good on his edges, tight turn radius with the puck. Brian Fogarty Saginaw vs Windsor (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/26/2021
Pavel Mintyukov Note Hits the ice on a line change, leads the rush up the middle. Brian Fogarty Saginaw vs Windsor (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/26/2021
Pavel Mintyukov Note Makes good first passes out of his zone. Brian Fogarty Saginaw vs Windsor (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/26/2021
Pavel Mintyukov Note Smooth and composed with the puck. Brian Fogarty Saginaw vs Windsor (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/26/2021
Pavel Mintyukov Note Mechanics look top notch. Very good speed that will continue to improve. Brian Fogarty Saginaw vs Windsor (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/26/2021
Pavel Mintyukov Note Good penalty-killing stick lift to secure the puck and clear down the ice. Brian Fogarty Saginaw vs Windsor (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/26/2021
Pavel Mintyukov Note Strands his man up in the neutral zone. Maybe a touch late, and a touch high, but that was hard. Brian Fogarty Saginaw vs Windsor (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/26/2021
Pavel Mintyukov Note Positioned well in his zone, intercepts, passes off, joins the rush. Takes a pass at the offensive blue line, splits two Windsor players with speed, slides the puck around the defender and picks it up again right at the top of the crease. Forehand, backhand, net. Beauty of a goal. Brian Fogarty Saginaw vs Windsor (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/26/2021
Pavel Mintyukov Note Ends the game by blocking a shot to kill the 6-on-4 advantage in a one-goal game. Brian Fogarty Saginaw vs Windsor (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/26/2021
Ryan Abraham Note Tries to scoop a loose puck but overskates and leaves it available in his own zone. Brian Fogarty Saginaw vs Windsor (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/26/2021
Ryan Abraham Note Weak on the puck, and the Saginaw forward takes it away from him and goes up ice. Brian Fogarty Saginaw vs Windsor (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/26/2021
Ryan Abraham Note Nice hard turn on his edges. Better on his edges that straight ahead. Brian Fogarty Saginaw vs Windsor (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/26/2021
Ryan Abraham Note Tends toward short, choppy strides, but he's mobile and very active. He looked sluggish at the beginning of the game, but he's picked up his effort late in the game. Brian Fogarty Saginaw vs Windsor (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/26/2021
Ryan Abraham Note Just found some speed, clean zone entry, then fed a hard pass to the far circle, goal. Brian Fogarty Saginaw vs Windsor (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/26/2021
Sebastian Gervais Note Searching for a place in the defensive zone, moving well but looking a bit confused. Brian Fogarty Saginaw vs Windsor (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/26/2021
Sebastian Gervais Note Wins the ozone draw back to Mintyukov then goes to the net, but no rebound. Brian Fogarty Saginaw vs Windsor (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/26/2021
Wylie Birkett Note Slow through the neutral zone. Nice curls on his edges, though. Brian Fogarty Saginaw vs Windsor (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/26/2021
Anthony Wilson Note Shows good speed as he backchecks on the speedy Stankoven. Brian Fogarty Kamloops vs Victoria (WHL) Video (With Replay) 11/6/2021
Anthony Wilson Note Works hard at both ends. Brian Fogarty Kamloops vs Victoria (WHL) Video (With Replay) 11/6/2021
Brayden Schuurman Note Puck just out of reach as he tries to steal a pass, then he's off balance and out of position. Brian Fogarty Kamloops vs Victoria (WHL) Video (With Replay) 11/6/2021
Brayden Schuurman Note Sweeping one-timer snap shot, on net, difficult for the goaltender because of the lengthy release point. Brian Fogarty Kamloops vs Victoria (WHL) Video (With Replay) 11/6/2021
Brayden Schuurman Note Speed without the puck, slices through and takes a pass for a clean look, but the puck rolls off his stick. He exploded through the neutral zone to start that chance. Brian Fogarty Kamloops vs Victoria (WHL) Video (With Replay) 11/6/2021
Brayden Schuurman Note He's long, but he's not using his reach to protect the puck. Brian Fogarty Kamloops vs Victoria (WHL) Video (With Replay) 11/6/2021
Brayden Schuurman Note He mostly skates at a leisurely pace, but then he shows the crazy acceleration and he's gone. Brian Fogarty Kamloops vs Victoria (WHL) Video (With Replay) 11/6/2021
Brayden Schuurman Note Loose puck, gets it, instant shot just wide. He converts pucks into shots extremely fast. Brian Fogarty Kamloops vs Victoria (WHL) Video (With Replay) 11/6/2021
Caedan Bankier Note Long-legged strides. Brian Fogarty Kamloops vs Victoria (WHL) Video (With Replay) 11/6/2021
Caedan Bankier Note Leans deep into his edges on turns. Brian Fogarty Kamloops vs Victoria (WHL) Video (With Replay) 11/6/2021
Caedan Bankier Note Backhand attempt on the rebound, from the slot, sort of lackluster attempt. Brian Fogarty Kamloops vs Victoria (WHL) Video (With Replay) 11/6/2021
Caedan Bankier Note Bumper on the powerplay. Brian Fogarty Kamloops vs Victoria (WHL) Video (With Replay) 11/6/2021
Caedan Bankier Note Does a good job to cover the left point as the defender pinches in, but then gets forced to play defense as the puck gets cleared, and he did not look comfortable in that role, at all. Brian Fogarty Kamloops vs Victoria (WHL) Video (With Replay) 11/6/2021
Caedan Bankier Note Goes hard to the net, drops his shoulder, draws the overtime tripping penalty. Brian Fogarty Kamloops vs Victoria (WHL) Video (With Replay) 11/6/2021
Carter Briltz Note Below average speed up ice. Just not much power at all. Brian Fogarty Kamloops vs Victoria (WHL) Video (With Replay) 11/6/2021
Dylan Sydor Note Forechecking, takes a turnover and directs it on net. Good footwork to create the opportunity. Brian Fogarty Kamloops vs Victoria (WHL) Video (With Replay) 11/6/2021
Dylan Sydor Note Easy speed, moves around the ice with grace. Brian Fogarty Kamloops vs Victoria (WHL) Video (With Replay) 11/6/2021
Fraser Minten Note Has the space to turn away and keep possession, but tries to go through the forechecker instead. Brian Fogarty Kamloops vs Victoria (WHL) Video (With Replay) 11/6/2021
Fraser Minten Note Tries a far post backhand shot, when he'd have been better to pass left instead of that low-probability shot. Brian Fogarty Kamloops vs Victoria (WHL) Video (With Replay) 11/6/2021
Josh Pillar Note Wrist shot, low glove, saved easily. Shot was from near the top of the circle. He's going to need to throw some fire on that if he wants to beat the nettie from there. Brian Fogarty Kamloops vs Victoria (WHL) Video (With Replay) 11/6/2021
Josh Pillar Note Spinning pass out to the center point of the powerplay. Makes the pass, but it took a long time and the penalty killer gets out to pressure center point, takeaway. Sort of clumsily played by Pillar. Brian Fogarty Kamloops vs Victoria (WHL) Video (With Replay) 11/6/2021
Josh Pillar Note Does well on the backcheck to take a good defensive position, take away the passing lane, and blocking the pass when the winger tries it anyway. Brian Fogarty Kamloops vs Victoria (WHL) Video (With Replay) 11/6/2021
Josh Pillar Note Carries to the blue line, self-pass off the boards, wheels behind the net, ends up surrounded by three penalty killers and he's forced to dish back out to center ice. Brian Fogarty Kamloops vs Victoria (WHL) Video (With Replay) 11/6/2021
Josh Pillar Note Tries a hip check, misses. Brian Fogarty Kamloops vs Victoria (WHL) Video (With Replay) 11/6/2021
Josh Pillar Note Nice shoulder check into the puck carrier. Doesn't knock him off the puck, but certainly takes him off the line of attack. Brian Fogarty Kamloops vs Victoria (WHL) Video (With Replay) 11/6/2021
Logan Stankoven Note Best player in the game. Not watching him, but he keeps making play after play. Brian Fogarty Kamloops vs Victoria (WHL) Video (With Replay) 11/6/2021
Marcus Almquist Note Skating is superb. Brian Fogarty Kamloops vs Victoria (WHL) Video (With Replay) 11/6/2021
Mats Lindgren Note Nice head fake to buy a step, and a step is about all he needs. Brian Fogarty Kamloops vs Victoria (WHL) Video (With Replay) 11/6/2021
Mats Lindgren Note Plays the center point on the top powerplay squad. Brian Fogarty Kamloops vs Victoria (WHL) Video (With Replay) 11/6/2021
Matthew Seminoff Note Slides into the zone with the puck, drives around the defender on the left side, then backhands a nice little pass to the top of the crease. Brian Fogarty Kamloops vs Victoria (WHL) Video (With Replay) 11/6/2021
Matthew Seminoff Note Quick off the jump, accelerates to the loose puck, strong on his edges. Brian Fogarty Kamloops vs Victoria (WHL) Video (With Replay) 11/6/2021
Matthew Seminoff Note Takes a big hit on the end boards in order to make the pass to the crease. Great chance, gutsy play. Brian Fogarty Kamloops vs Victoria (WHL) Video (With Replay) 11/6/2021
Matthew Seminoff Note Seminoff can skate. Brian Fogarty Kamloops vs Victoria (WHL) Video (With Replay) 11/6/2021
Matthew Seminoff Note Hard, sharp-angled shot, saved. Brian Fogarty Kamloops vs Victoria (WHL) Video (With Replay) 11/6/2021
Matthew Seminoff Note Excellent sauce over the defender's stick and onto the tape in the slot. Brian Fogarty Kamloops vs Victoria (WHL) Video (With Replay) 11/6/2021
Matthew Seminoff Note Agility is excellent. Brian Fogarty Kamloops vs Victoria (WHL) Video (With Replay) 11/6/2021
Matthew Seminoff Note Carries down the rightwing boards, the defender goes belly down, and Seminoff waits, pulls back around him, then fires a dandy cross-crease pass. Brian Fogarty Kamloops vs Victoria (WHL) Video (With Replay) 11/6/2021
Matthew Seminoff Note Rings the post from the high slot. Brian Fogarty Kamloops vs Victoria (WHL) Video (With Replay) 11/6/2021
Matthew Seminoff Note Relentless effort. Brian Fogarty Kamloops vs Victoria (WHL) Video (With Replay) 11/6/2021
Reggie Newman Note Size, not a lot of speed. Brian Fogarty Kamloops vs Victoria (WHL) Video (With Replay) 11/6/2021
Ben Bujold Note Calling out coverage directions to his wingers. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Ben Bujold Note Good acceleration. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Ben Bujold Note At the net front, good balance fighting for position. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Ben Bujold Note His straight line speed is absolutely correctible. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Ben Bujold Note Also killing penalties. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Ben Bujold Note Rips a cross-ice pass, but it was too hard for the right wing to handle, and it bounced off his blade and into the corner. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Charlie Paquette Note Shoulder shove against the puck carrier, just finishing a bit as the pass was made. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Charlie Paquette Note In his own end, turns to go after a puck, and he took three steps before he was going anywhere. The opposing defender at the point easily wins the race to the puck. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Charlie Paquette Note Following the play a lot more than driving it, at both ends of the ice. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Colton Smith Note Big guy, not the fastest skater though, for sure. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Colton Smith Note Wrist shot jumped off his stick. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Colton Smith Note Converts a Gazizov pass top shelf before the goalie knew it was coming. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Colton Smith Note Yeah, he lacks footspeed. Strong on his skates, but not much speed or maneuverability. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Danny Zhilken Note Skating looks suspect. Lots of shoulder swing side to side, below average speed, at least on that opening shift. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Danny Zhilken Note His turns and stops are good, just that his straightline skating needs help. Achievable though, I think. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Danny Zhilken Note Good crossover steps, agile. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Danny Zhilken Note Playing low right side on the powerplay, working well with Pastujov at the right halfboards. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Danny Zhilken Note Quick release on his wrist shot. Hits the crossbar. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Danny Zhilken Note He's doing a great job in the faceoff circle in this game. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Danny Zhilken Note Overtime, on the forecheck, the London defender tries to pull the puck back but loses control, and Zhilken snags it at the top of the circle, drives, forehand, backhand, winner. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Easton Cowan Note Chokes up to take a pass that was close in his feet, collects, and keeps the play alive. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Easton Cowan Note Bouncing puck, he taps it down, makes a quick pass. The kid has good hands, no doubt. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Easton Cowan Note Relentless forecheck, tracking two Guelph players back and forth on the end boards. Showing great ability to stop and start. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Easton Cowan Note He's feisty as hell. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Jake Karabela Note Good hands Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Jake Karabela Note Aggressive penalty killing forecheck, creates a turnover and gets an excellent look on goal, matched by an excellent save. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Jake Karabela Note Nice job to lift the puck and put it through the crease to Pastujov for the powerplay goal. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Jake Karabela Note Changes direction so well with the puck. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Jake Karabela Note Hyper attentive, which combined with his feet, means that he covers little changes in play quickly. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Landon Sim Note Battling low behind the net. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Landon Sim Note Penalty killing. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Landon Sim Note Ties up a stick, allows his teammate to clear on the penalty kill. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Matthew Poitras Note Zipping pass hits Zhilken at the far blue line. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Matthew Poitras Note Skating is hunched over. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Matthew Poitras Note Chops at Max McCue's stick and lets him slide past, leaving him all alone in front of the net. McCue gets a pass and scores with Poitras a good meter behind him. That was shoddy defensive play. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Matthew Poitras Note Tries a long pass back towards center point, but intercepted. Up a goal, eight minutes left, I'd rather see him playing that towards the corner than out towards the point, into traffic. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Ruslan Gazizov Note Tries a pass to the crease, but scuffs it. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Ruslan Gazizov Note Hard, low one-time snap shot. Bottom hand low on his stick, generated good power there. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Ruslan Gazizov Note Working right point on the powerplay, draws a defender to him, passes off to the center point. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Ruslan Gazizov Note Gathers a loose puck, sets up behind the net, waits, waits, turns, turns, finds Colton Smith at the post, goal. Watching back, Gazizov spotted Smith before he made that last turn, and in fact used that move to set up the pass. Excellent awareness. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Ruslan Gazizov Note Hard hit plants Pastujov at the red line. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Ruslan Gazizov Note Going hard and looks a tick above average. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Ruslan Gazizov Note Hands are really active on his stick. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Ruslan Gazizov Note Looks tough to play against. Always going at the puck, chopping, whacking, moving his feet. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Ruslan Gazizov Note Chips the puck high into the zone, then he's the first one to it. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Ruslan Gazizov Note Behind the back pass to Stranges at the dot, bang! Tying goal with four minutes left. Brian Fogarty Guelph vs London (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/9/2021
Aidan Castle Note Has had a few chances to finish checks, but pulls up short each time. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Niagara (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/12/2021
Aidan Castle Note Right side on the top powerplay unit. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Niagara (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/12/2021
Aidan Castle Note Passes from the circle out to Fimis in the high slot. Not perfect, but it was a good look. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Niagara (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/12/2021
Anthony Tabak Note Backchecking, uses his size to seal off the puck carrier, then lifts and steals and passes back to start an attack. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Niagara (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/12/2021
Anthony Tabak Note He's a got a hard wrist shot, gets all that mass behind it. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Niagara (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/12/2021
Anthony Tabak Note Big diesel engine skater, with crafty hands. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Niagara (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/12/2021
Anthony Tabak Note Looks like a player poised to have the kind of monster overager OHL breakout season that gets him signed by a NHL team. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Niagara (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/12/2021
Anthony Tabak Note Uses his size to take up space, but he's not physically imposing. He's not throwing his body around. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Niagara (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/12/2021
Beau Akey Note Pins his man to the boards, and there was no escaping. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Niagara (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/12/2021
Beau Akey Note Over-extends on an arm-check attempt, but his feet allow him to stick with Ethan Sims and restrict his chances, forces a difficult shot, wide. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Niagara (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/12/2021
Beau Akey Note Skates around forecheckers, protecting the puck, enters the neutral zone and then hands off to Porco. Akey then follows to the slot. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Niagara (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/12/2021
Beau Akey Note Nice subtle lean back to take away a skating lane and buy a step for this teammate to gain puck possession. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Niagara (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/12/2021
Beau Akey Note Jumps up to keep a rolling puck in at the blue line. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Niagara (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/12/2021
Beau Akey Note Throws a shot to the front but it goes wide. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Niagara (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/12/2021
Beau Akey Note Joins the rush, but not at the cost of defense. He doesn’t cheat up ice, but his speed gets him to the zone at the right time anyway. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Niagara (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/12/2021
Beau Akey Note Spinning backhand pass off the boards and right on target. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Niagara (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/12/2021
Dylan Roobroeck Note Wow. He's huge. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Niagara (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/12/2021
Hunter Haight Note Wrist shot gets power even though his hands look still. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Niagara (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/12/2021
Hunter Haight Note Toe drag, shifts angle a bit more toward the slot, puts it off the goalie's shoulder, top right side: goal. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Niagara (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/12/2021
Hunter Haight Note Grabs a loose puck, identifies the lane, and takes it hard to the net, backhand at the crease: saved. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Niagara (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/12/2021
Isaac Enright Note Poor positioning allows a breakaway, then he can't keep up with Porco, who gets in clean: goal. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Niagara (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/12/2021
Isaac Enright Note Good edgework skater, likes to go heel-to-heel. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Niagara (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/12/2021
Jacob Frasca Note Good forecheck hit on the end boards, comes away with the puck, too. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Niagara (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/12/2021
Jacob Frasca Note Buys the Howard fake, and is left flailing as the puck goes up ice against. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Niagara (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/12/2021
Jacob Frasca Note Doesn't have quite the footspeed as Haight, but above average, I'd say. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Niagara (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/12/2021
Jacob Frasca Note Nice pass, pulled the puck to his left and then passed it behind the back of the defender trying to stand him up. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Niagara (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/12/2021
Jacob Frasca Note Tries to puckhandle around Enright, but that wasn't going to happen at all. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Niagara (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/12/2021
Jacob Frasca Note Grinder with skill. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Niagara (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/12/2021
Juan Copeland Note Perfectly weighted backhand pass up the boards to start a breakout. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Niagara (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/12/2021
Juan Copeland Note First push gets him good two-step quickness. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Niagara (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/12/2021
Juan Copeland Note Quick. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Niagara (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/12/2021
Juan Copeland Note Cross-ice pass leads his man by way too far. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Niagara (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/12/2021
Oskar Olausson Note Sniper. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Niagara (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/12/2021
Pano Fimis Note Easily matches speed with Brandt Clarke. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Niagara (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/12/2021
Pano Fimis Note Hard turn with a tight radius looked like it surprised the defender. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Niagara (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/12/2021
Pano Fimis Note Gers nice and low, deep knee bend when he goes hard straight line. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Niagara (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/12/2021
Pano Fimis Note Soft pass creates a clean zone entry with speed. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Niagara (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/12/2021
Pano Fimis Note Gets a wrist shot away off a pivot, hits the crest. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Niagara (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/12/2021
Pano Fimis Note Reaches a lot with his stick, and a few times has been burned by the puck carrier evading the reach and curling around him. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Niagara (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/12/2021
Pano Fimis Note Takes the pass from Castle, a bit into his feet, but he gets great hip pivot, drives a one-time slapper from the high slot. Rocket. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Niagara (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/12/2021
Pano Fimis Note I like his choices with the puck. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Niagara (OHL) Video (With Replay) 11/12/2021
Bryce McConnell-Barker Note Fist shift, his feet never stopped moving. Brian Fogarty North Bay vs Sault Ste Marie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Bryce McConnell-Barker Note Sweet little spin pass to keep the rush going. Brian Fogarty North Bay vs Sault Ste Marie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Bryce McConnell-Barker Note Second-unit powerplay, he's scanning the ice constantly. I like his awareness and work rate. Brian Fogarty North Bay vs Sault Ste Marie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Bryce McConnell-Barker Note Loving his pace and non-stop energy. Brian Fogarty North Bay vs Sault Ste Marie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Bryce McConnell-Barker Summary On a typically fast and skilled Greyhounds team, McConnell-Barker playing on the second line, was consistently involved in the play when he was on the ice. He has very good acceleration and pushes pace whenever possible, either on the forecheck or in off-the-puck transition through the neutral zone. He drew attention on every shift, and offensively showed good ice awareness and passing ability, A play-driving, 6'1 Center with speed and work rate is a commodity that NHL teams look for. Brian Fogarty North Bay vs Sault Ste Marie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Dalyn Wakely Note Great pass out of the offensive zone left corner to the top of the circle. Cleared the sticks of heavy traffic, set up a shot. Brian Fogarty North Bay vs Sault Ste Marie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Ethan Montroy Note Reverse check with his shoulder, but he left the puck sitting there. Brian Fogarty North Bay vs Sault Ste Marie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Justin Cloutier Note Crunching hit against the Battalion forward who had pulled up at the red line. Brian Fogarty North Bay vs Sault Ste Marie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Justin Cloutier Note Quick, physical, high-energy player. Brian Fogarty North Bay vs Sault Ste Marie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Justin Cloutier Note Hustles, but could improve on his line efficiency and positioning that would allow less effort and better results. Then he could focus that hustle more. Brian Fogarty North Bay vs Sault Ste Marie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Kirill Kudryavtsev Note Looks like he's working really hard to achieve fairly normal acceleration, Brian Fogarty North Bay vs Sault Ste Marie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Kirill Kudryavtsev Note Goes to his knees to try to block off a lane from the North Bay forward attacking along the goal line. Not sure why he chose that method, but okay. Brian Fogarty North Bay vs Sault Ste Marie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Kirill Kudryavtsev Note Good gap control against the oncoming foe, holds his position, then closes and pokes the puck away without sacrificing positioning. Brian Fogarty North Bay vs Sault Ste Marie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Liam Arnsby Note Good backchecking angle to gain position on the puck carrier and force him to turn the puck back toward the blue line and its turned over. Brian Fogarty North Bay vs Sault Ste Marie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Liam Arnsby Note Not the hardest pass, but the vision was outstanding. Brian Fogarty North Bay vs Sault Ste Marie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Liam Arnsby Note Looks like he's having a hard time identifying his defensive responsibility on his shift. Brian Fogarty North Bay vs Sault Ste Marie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Liam Arnsby Note Puckwatching in his own end, gets caught in no man's land and the guy he should have been covering takes a pass from behind the net and buries it. He was by the dot but Arnsby was still at the goal line. Brian Fogarty North Bay vs Sault Ste Marie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Liam Arnsby Note Battalion has possession in the offensive zone, and he goes off for a change, slow and looking disinterested in getting back to the bench. Brian Fogarty North Bay vs Sault Ste Marie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Liam Arnsby Note Wearing a "C" but I haven't seen much in this game that shows me he leads by example. At least not in the defensive zone or through his body language. Brian Fogarty North Bay vs Sault Ste Marie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Liam Arnsby Note Commentary announcer just said "Arnsby had been very quiet tonight," so maybe just a bad game for him? Brian Fogarty North Bay vs Sault Ste Marie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Liam Arnsby Note Spinning backhand pass to his left, not spectacular but good. Follows the shooters attempt to the crease and bangs home rebound. Brian Fogarty North Bay vs Sault Ste Marie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Liam Arnsby Note Diligent in keeping his stick on the ice. Brian Fogarty North Bay vs Sault Ste Marie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Liam Arnsby Note Sweeps a loose puck on net. Brian Fogarty North Bay vs Sault Ste Marie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Liam Arnsby Note Puts a leg out and trips the puck carrier. Dangerous play. Brian Fogarty North Bay vs Sault Ste Marie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Liam Arnsby Summary Arnsby was hit and miss in the game. At times, he looked like a quality offensive center. At others, he looked like his heart just was not in the game. I'm going to give him a pass and revisit him in a month or so. Brian Fogarty North Bay vs Sault Ste Marie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Owen Outwater Note Long, coltish legs. Looks like he just had those things attached and he hasn't quite incorporated them fully yet. Brian Fogarty North Bay vs Sault Ste Marie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Ty Nelson Note Skating looks excellent with dexterity and high-level ability to change direction. Brian Fogarty North Bay vs Sault Ste Marie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Ty Nelson Note Rifles a diagonal pass red line to blue line, through congestion, spot on the tape. Brian Fogarty North Bay vs Sault Ste Marie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Ty Nelson Note Drifted away into his own corner, expecting his defensive partner to send the puck over, but a Soo player took it away. Nelson should have been tighter to his net there, I think. Instead, the Soo player has full possession unmarked behind the North Bay net. Brian Fogarty North Bay vs Sault Ste Marie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Ty Nelson Note Big hit levels Savard at the red line. Brian Fogarty North Bay vs Sault Ste Marie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Ty Nelson Note Smaller defender. He'll need to really become a position-savvy player. Brian Fogarty North Bay vs Sault Ste Marie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Ty Nelson Note Good wrist shot from the halfboards, but hit a body in front. Brian Fogarty North Bay vs Sault Ste Marie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Ty Nelson Note Gets hung out to dry on a two-on-one against, and he just flops down on the ice too early to make a difference, and the Soo get an excellent scoring chance, Yuck, Brian Fogarty North Bay vs Sault Ste Marie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Ty Nelson Note Uses his speed to get up into the rush. Brian Fogarty North Bay vs Sault Ste Marie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Ty Nelson Note Drives the puck up the left boards, curls to the net just before the goal line, then shovels the puck at the goaltender's feet. The short rebound out front goes to Petrov, goal. Brian Fogarty North Bay vs Sault Ste Marie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Ty Nelson Summary The Battalion's top offensive defenseman. He stands just 5'10, but weighs nearly 200 pounds and moves that weight around the ice with ease. He may be a work in progress, trying to build up better game intelligence in the defensive zone, but he plays with an edge, transitions the puck extremely well, and wants to get in on the attack. Sixteen games into the season, he is nearly a point-per-game player and has more than double the points than the second-highest-scoring defender on the roster. Brian Fogarty North Bay vs Sault Ste Marie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Beau Akey Note Skates extremely well, fast in a couple of steps, slides up and back, four-way mobility is swift and smooth. Good command of his body. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
Beau Akey Note Another example of his poise and mobility: steps up to a loose puck, snags it and reverses, then turns away from the forechecker and makes a perfect bank pass off the end boards behind his goal, hitting his defensive partner perfectly. Calm, wise, efficient. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
Beau Akey Note Sets and shoots, hard wrist shot blocked. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
Beau Akey Note Akey is a gem. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
Beau Akey Note Carries through traffic. He's slippery, and enters the zone in possession. Nice play. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
Beau Akey Note Long wrist shot on net. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
Beau Akey Summary Did not start the game with Akey on my list of players to focus on, but by mid-game he was forcing me to watch him. He does everything well, and looks like a truly promising prospect. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
Beau Jelsma Note Above average speed, but at the front of the net he was getting moved around fairly easily by the defenseman. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
Beau Jelsma Note Jumps on a loose puck, steps into the slot, whiffs on the shot attempt. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
Beau Jelsma Note Poor balance and skate strength Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
Beau Jelsma Note Cuts left to the high slot, wrists it wide short side, but the shot was humming. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
Beau Jelsma Summary He had moments when he looked great, and moments when he looked average. Good mobility, but lacks strength when it comes to battling against defenders for position. He got knocked off his feet several times in the game. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
Brandt Clarke Note Clarke is easily the best player on the ice in this game. So assured, a constant presence, always dangerous. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
Chris Grisolia Note Maybe average speed, keeps both hands on his stick, swings his shoulders, getting no help from his arms at all. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
Chris Grisolia Note Beaver tails, gets the puck, one-timer from the left hash marks, saved. The puck came to his front foot but he still got a lot on that shot. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
Chris Grisolia Note Good angle on the backcheck, takes a line to cut off of the forward driving the middle lane. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
David Goyette Note Picks up speed with the puck, drives into traffic, then pulls up looking for better options. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
David Goyette Note Strong pushes generate acceleration, but his turns are wide and slower. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
David Goyette Note Anticipates the play, cuts through the slot and makes the interception. Good read. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
David Goyette Note Goes to the net, gets a pass, tic-tac-toe, goal. He moved that puck quickly to the scoring option. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
David Goyette Note Decisive with the puck. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
David Goyette Note Active stick pokes the puck off the attacker's blade just inside the defensive blue line. Then Goyette pushes hard through the neutral zone to create a three-on-one, slows at the top of the circle keeping the goaltender honest, then fires a deceptive pass far post, but Derbidge can't convert. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
David Goyette Note Trailer on a three-man attack. Puck on his left, passed to him, and he flips a quick pass to Stillman on his right for a goal into a wide-open net. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
David Goyette Summary Goyette has excellent hockey sense and in a game in which his team looked lackluster, he kept making plays and eventually carried his team into at least some kind of contest. He showed the kind of awareness that allowed him to make fast reads and passes to set up teammates for easy scoring chances. He's a clever player with a bright future. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
Evan Konyen Note Good speed, nice form. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
Evan Konyen Note Want to see more hustle from him (and his entire team, for that matter). Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
Evan Konyen Note Drives the puck into the zone, splits two defenders with nice handling, then a setup backhand pass for the assist. Best Wolves play by far in the first twelve minutes of the game. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
Evan Konyen Note Another nice pass, this one a half-spin backhand to move the puck around the defender to a more open linemate. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
Evan Konyen Note At the crease, but had he taken a step to his left he would have been a screen. Instead, the goalie sees the shot the whole way, and makes a save directing the puck out to safety. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
Evan Konyen Note In the defensive zone, he's getting out to the point to pressure pucks. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
Evan Konyen Note Takes a bad pass into his feet and kicks it onto his stick, then one-times it far post, low, but the goaltender got his toe on it. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
Evan Konyen Summary If not for Konyen and Goyette, the Wolves would have fared much worse than even the lopsided score represents. Konyen played hard all game, making plays at both ends of the ice, trying to generate. He was creative with the puck and diligent without it. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
Hunter Haight Note Smooth crossovers to generate some diagonal movement, then a pivot to straight ahead that looked a little bit awkward, but not problematic. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
Hunter Haight Note Powerplay, left side, shows soft hands in corralling a puck coming off the end boards, then turning it out to the center point in one fluid movement. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
Hunter Haight Note Nice, sharp one-time pass through a lane to the far-side circle. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
Hunter Haight Note Backchecking, he calls out a coverage for his defender who doesn't listen, leaving Haight to cover two men in front. Haight tries to cover both, and gets a partial tip as he pokes at the puck, but not enough to prevent the goal. He tried hard, there, but his defenseman left him hanging. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
Hunter Haight Note Smooth on his skates, adjusts speed as needed, good turns and agility. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
Hunter Haight Note Decent hit on the forecheck. Nothing huge, just finishing it as he should have. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
Hunter Haight Note Hard pass into his feet, but he digs it out cleanly. Well done. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
Hunter Haight Note Stops on a dime. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
Hunter Haight Note Attentive on defense, doing little things to make a difference: covering low, stick in lanes, backchecking efficiently. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
Hunter Haight Summary A solid two-way player with scoring drive, some physical play when called for, very good skating, and keen awareness. He looks like a future captain, and is deserving of his first-round prospect status. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
Nick DeGrazia Note Lazy turnover at his defensive halfboards. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
Nick DeGrazia Note On the powerplay, trying to get out of his zone, has a covered man on his left and about 50 feet of open ice in front of him. Decides to pass left and the puck is easily intercepted. Why? Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
Nick DeGrazia Note Weak shot on net. Down by three in the third period. Put something behind that, man. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
Ryan Del Monte Note Dangles, dishes, gets the assist. Not the best defensive play in front of him, but that was a good pass well delivered. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
Ryan Del Monte Note Wrist shot from the hash marks goes over the net Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
Ryan Del Monte Note Good deflection down, goal. He was in position, facing the shooter, good hand-eye tip. Brian Fogarty Barrie vs Sudbury (OHL) Video (With Replay) 10/28/2021
Brayden Yager Note Swift, smooth acceleration. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Brayden Yager Note Trailer on a three-on-one, gets the pass and he buries it top shelf. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Brayden Yager Note Another chance from the slot, this one saved, but barely. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Brayden Yager Note In on the left side of a two-on-one. Alarie sets him up, and Yager blasts a huge one-timer for his second goal of the game. Likes how he opened his hips to the chance and kept his pace laterally as the puck came to him. Great shot. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Carson Lambos Note So refined in his play. Smart, uses all of his tools as he needs them, equally capable at both ends. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Carson Lambos Note Perfect 80-foot pass to lead Geekie into the offensive zone at full stride. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Conor Geekie Note Plasters his man into the boards, separates him from the puck, and Winnipeg takes control. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Conor Geekie Note Loose puck at the goal mouth. Geekie tries to clear it away, but Baco was stronger on the puck and pushes it into the net. Geekie needed to bear down on that. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Conor Geekie Note Hard wrist shot through traffic, but just wide short side. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Conor Geekie Note What Geekie lacks in speed he makes up for with strength and power. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Conor Geekie Note Geekie hasn't had a lot of room in the game, but he's working hard, pushing play. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Conor Geekie Note Nice snap shot from wide at the left circle, saved but dangerous. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Denton Mateychuk Note Tries crossovers steps going backwards, but Savoie takes advantage and beats him easily as Mateychuk tries to turn. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Denton Mateychuk Note Very good closing speed, can snap the gap to the puck closed in a flash. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Denton Mateychuk Note Pushes the puck up ice whenever he has the chance. He looks like he'd rather carry through the offensive zone than make the leadout pass. And for good reason. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Denton Mateychuk Note Partial two-one-one against, and he's the last man back. Stick check to the player on his left, the pivots and takes the man on the right, and breaks up the play. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Denton Mateychuk Note Looks like he's playing every other shift, plus getting full time on the special teams units. Will be interesting to monitor his energy level as the game progresses. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Denton Mateychuk Note Gets in front of shots, and has gone limping off a couple of times. But he keeps blocking them. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Denton Mateychuk Note He's top quality skating the puck through the neutral zone. Carries until he creates a better option, then has the awareness and passing to find it, then continues to power into the offensive zone. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Denton Mateychuk Note Consistently makes threatening zone entries with the puck. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Denton Mateychuk Note Five minutes left, and his legs are starting to look a bit wobbly. He has probably played upwards of 30 minutes in this high-tempo game. Yet there he is, on the rush, ripping a one-timer on net. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Denton Mateychuk Summary Mateychuk is the prototype transition defender who can carry the puck with speed and maneuverability through the neutral zone. He can lead or join the rush, shows a high scoring drive, and more often than not, ends his shifts in the offensive zone. However, he is also sound positionally in his own end, and despite his push up ice, I don't recall seeing him not getting back into position when the puck went the other way. Speedy, balanced, agile. He's a quality defender. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Evan Friesen Note Loping back through the neutral zone as Moose Jaw attacks the offensive zone. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Evan Friesen Note Wrestling for territory in front of the opponent's net. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Evan Friesen Note Tries a riskier, long pass up the boards instead of the shorter, lower-risk pass to the center dot. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Jagger Firkus Note Attempts to clear up the boards, but the puck died at the blue line. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Jagger Firkus Note Has good power in his stride. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Jagger Firkus Note Getting a lot of touches. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Jagger Firkus Note Nice chance to see him go full out up ice. His mechanics are sound and he builds up a lot of speed. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Jagger Firkus Note He's been everywhere in this game. High work rate player with speed and tenacity up and down the ice. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Matthew Savoie Note Pokes a loose puck up ice then beats both defenders to it deep in the offensive zone. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Matthew Savoie Note Using one hand on the stick while fending off the defenseman with this other arm, yet he is still able to use his wrist strength and make a nice, one-handed pass in the offensive zone. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Matthew Savoie Note Excellent passer. Hands are soft, his passes on the tape and easy to receive. Lovely stuff. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Matthew Savoie Note Plays like he is fully confident that he is the best player on the ice. Composed, quiet game with the puck. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Matthew Savoie Note Smooth one-time slapshot hits traffic, but the fundamentals were strong. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Matthew Savoie Note His ability to pass off the puckhandle makes his shot more deceptive as he closes on goal. No one can cheat shot when he has the puck on his stick. His vision and hands are so good that he just freezes everyone in place. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Matthew Savoie Note Hands are so lively and agile. Bouncing puck in front had no chance when it landed within Savoie's reach. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Matthew Savoie Note Hustling through the neutral zone, a chip pass bounces to him, and he chokes way up on his stick to get better control. He brings the puck down and enters the offensive zone at full speed and with full puck possession. What a play. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Matthew Savoie Note Puck bounces of the end boards. Savoie closes to the goal line and one-times the bounce down the goal line and into the net. Wow! Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Matthew Savoie Summary Excellent player. His passing and vision are near elite level. Skates exceptionally well, and alters pace as necessary to keep defenders guessing. As mentioned, his ability to pass instantly during puckhandling, equally adept forehand or backhand, freezes defenders and goalies and forces them to try to protect against both pass and shot, meaning they are got between and have a hard defending either. High iq player in total control of the his game. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Michael Milne Note Slick and agile, kicks a puck to his stick while skating backwards and makes a clean ten-foot pass. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Michael Milne Note Acceleration is very upright, with a lot of swing in his shoulders. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Michael Milne Note Leave the zone early and gets rewarded with a great head-man pass, allowing him to get a partial breakaway. Big shoulder save deflects his wrist shot up over the bar. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Michael Milne Note He almost stands completely upright when he accelerates. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Michael Milne Note Turns are very good, but he tends to trail his outside foot a lot. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Michael Milne Note Wins the puck in the corner, carries behind the net, then hits Orzeck at the right dot for the tying goal. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Michael Milne Summary Milne has a good skill set and works hard on every shift. He shows good hockey sense and above average speed, but his acceleration mechanics need work. Edges are quite good and his agility is very good. He went undrafted last year, but that will not happen again. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Nathan Pilling Note Good size, a sturdy frame, and he'll take a hit to make the play. Brian Fogarty Winnipeg vs Moose Jaw (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/23/2021
Cruz Lucius Note Finds a gaping hole in the middle of the Muskegon defense and wires a long diagonal pass to Cooley for an excellent chance. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Cruz Lucius Note Struggling to keep up with the transition, but he was at the end of his shift. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Cruz Lucius Note Gathers a long pass at the blue line, drives to the top of the left circle, fakes shot, pulls the puck around the defender to get inside, then a back pass to McGroarty for a beauty chance, blocked. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Cruz Lucius Note Skating on a diagonal through the neutral zone, pass comes but he misses it, and it's through to the end boards for an icing. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Cruz Lucius Note Showing off his agility with an excellent spin move off the puck to gain advantageous offensive zone positioning. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Cruz Lucius Note At the bumper spot on the powerplay, gets a backhanded chance at a rebound from a Cooley slapshot, and he puts it away. Good, hardnosed, heavy traffic play. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Cruz Lucius Summary Plays a steady game but he still has some rough edges that need polishing. His skating is okay generally, though he is lacking speed when he pushes up ice. Showed very good hands and good on-ice awareness. I like that he will go hard to the net with and without the puck. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Emil Jarventie Note Smart one-touch pass launches a three-on-one attack Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Emil Jarventie Note I'd like to see Jarventie and Cooley go head to head on a puck chase. Both are fast and elusive. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Emil Jarventie Note Opened up for the incoming pass, takes it, finds Larson on the far post, but the US netminder saves. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Frank Nazar Note Beavertailing going up the ice, but there was simply no passing lane to him. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Frank Nazar Note Bad choice to backhand a pass off the defensive zone halfboards, and he puts it right on the tape of the forechecking Muskegon player. The goalie bailed him out, though. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Frank Nazar Note Enters the zone on the powerplay, goes to the net, puts a fairly soft backhand on target that the goalie smothers. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Frank Nazar Note Odd man chance, tries to saucer the puck to the cutter, but hits a defender. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Frank Nazar Note Enters the zone again, tries to saucer one to the opposite side, hits a defender. Rinse. Repeat. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Frank Nazar Note Nazar can skate, but his choices with the puck are confusing. There he created a two-on-one, but held too long and when he did pass it off, he hit the back foot of the winger. Granted, the winger should have pulled up, but that could have been managed better. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Frank Nazar Summary Lots of speed and some good scoring ability, but his puck management in this game was questionable at best. He made too many unforced errors, but if he can clear that up he has a nice skillset. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Isaac Howard Note Uses quick crossover steps to accelerate backwards. Good mechanics going forward, too. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Isaac Howard Note Closes on the puck carrier, then harasses him with sticklift attempts. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Isaac Howard Note Tries to chip a puck off the boards to go around a forechecker, but the puck doesn't make it through, and he overskated the play, giving Muskegon a turnover and a odd-numbered chance. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Isaac Howard Note He shows some physicality. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Jake Richard Note Carrying up the left boards, bobbles the puck a bit, but muscles through all the way deep into the offensive zone. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Jake Richard Note Gets called for interference as Mehlenbacher was skating the puck into the offensive zone. His penalty killed a decent attack. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Logan Cooley Note Puck comes out of the corner, and Cooley collects it near the left dot and puts it hard on net. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Logan Cooley Note Compact turns and good push as he comes out of it. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Logan Cooley Note Swipes the puck from a defender, turns, steps in on goal, and beats the netminder five hole. Great individual effort. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Logan Cooley Note He's fast. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Logan Cooley Note One shift: comes on the ice as Muskegon is working through the neutral zone. Cooley goes hard back to cover on defense, then as the US defender gains possession, Cooley goes hard up ice, hits the blue line first and tracks down the chipped-in puck. Carries the puck behind the net, around to the right halfboards, passes to the left circle then continues out around the top. Curls back to the left point, then to the center point where he takes a pass, splits two opponents at the top of the left circle, backhands to McGroarty in the slot. Goal. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Logan Cooley Note Receives the pass with soft hands, puck on his hip, loaded for shot or pass. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Logan Cooley Note I'd like to see Jarventie and Cooley go head to head on a puck chase. Both are fast and elusive. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Logan Cooley Note Uses his burst to close on a loose puck in the high slot of his defensive zone. He beat the Muskegon player to the puck and moves it to safety to the wing. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Logan Cooley Summary Probably the best player in the game, with speed, a wide variety of effective shot selection that he used well and excellent vision. He was constantly on the move, as typified by the shift description in the notes (which was not an abnormal type of shift for Cooley). He is a leader on the ice, if for no other reason than the puck finds him all the time. All of the play goes through him. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Owen Mehlenbacher Note Beats the defenseman to the loose puck, but overskates and the US start a breakout. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Owen Mehlenbacher Note Long strides gets him places faster than it looks like he will. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Owen Mehlenbacher Note Average speed, stiff play in general. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Ryan Chesley Note Hard hit on the boards. Didn't get full contact, but definitely got enough. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Ryan Chesley Note A bit out of position after a line change, but he digs in, stays with the play, and eventually gets between the puck and his goal and breaks up the play. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Ryan Chesley Note Hard shoulder check in the corner. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Ryan Chesley Note Playing right point on the top powerplay unit. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Ryan Chesley Note Hard wrist shot wide. He's not afraid to pull the trigger. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Ryan Chesley Note Bobbles the puck at the blue line on the powerplay and gives up a breakaway. He worked hard to try to get back and was able to add some back pressure. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Seamus Casey Note Effortless edgework skater. He has light footwork and accelerates laterally and straight ahead quickly and with ease. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Seamus Casey Note Has the puck at the left point, and a penalty killer dives out to try to poke the puck away from him, but Casey holds and patiently waits, then passes off. Calm. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Seamus Casey Note Top penalty kill unit, blocks a shot by taking up a superior position. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Seamus Casey Note Keeps a good gap, and gets his stick on the puck to poke it off the shooter's stick at the release point. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Tyler Dunbar Note Gets a loose puck, goes to the slot, makes a lateral move and wrists one past the goaltender. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Tyler Dunbar Note Better with his edges and maneuverability than he is at straight ahead skating. In a straight line, he takes short strides and lifts his feet too high. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18s vs Muskegon (USHL) Video (With Replay) 10/9/2021
Deagan McMillan Note Lazy backhand pass straight to an opposing player. Brian Fogarty Seattle vs Tri-City (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Henrik Rybinski Note He's the kind of skater who accelerates like he's just taking a step or two and suddenly he's ahead of everyone on the ice. Brian Fogarty Seattle vs Tri-City (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Henrik Rybinski Note Tries to poke a puck from a board battle. I'd rather see him engage there instead. Brian Fogarty Seattle vs Tri-City (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Henrik Rybinski Note Tries to center to the high slot, but the pass was read and intercepted. Not his best option. Brian Fogarty Seattle vs Tri-City (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Henrik Rybinski Note Nice back pass to set up a scoring chance. Brian Fogarty Seattle vs Tri-City (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Henrik Rybinski Note Little touch pass to the cutter in the slot. Brian Fogarty Seattle vs Tri-City (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Henrik Rybinski Note Killing penalties, intercepts and launches an attack. Brian Fogarty Seattle vs Tri-City (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Henrik Rybinski Note Rybinski's experience shines when he has the puck, making small, patient, knowledgeable plays. Brian Fogarty Seattle vs Tri-City (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Henrik Rybinski Note Wrist shot wide. Brian Fogarty Seattle vs Tri-City (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Henrik Rybinski Note Reaching instead of defending. Brian Fogarty Seattle vs Tri-City (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Henrik Rybinski Summary The experienced, quality offensive play is his strength. He makes smart passes in the offensive zone, moving the puck to the advantaged player. Off the puck, his danger level decreases as he tends to make more stick plays than engaged defensive play. Little physical game, at all. Skating is smooth, with good agility and acceleration. Brian Fogarty Seattle vs Tri-City (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Jake Sloan Note Spent an entire shift just coasting around, watching the play. He looks completely disinterested. Brian Fogarty Seattle vs Tri-City (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Jake Sloan Summary Almost no notes taken on his play because I was generally dissatisfied with his lack of intensity or drive. He floated on almost every shift, gliding around in space at both ends, waiting for something, but I'm not sure exactly what. Brian Fogarty Seattle vs Tri-City (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Jordan Gustafson Note Playing the right side on the top powerplay unit. Brian Fogarty Seattle vs Tri-City (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Jordan Gustafson Note Curls in at the right dot, tries a wrist shot but whiffs completely. So strange. Brian Fogarty Seattle vs Tri-City (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Jordan Gustafson Note Doesn't bring his feet back all the way, so he has a very wide-footed stride. It cuts down his straight-line speed considerably. Brian Fogarty Seattle vs Tri-City (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Jordan Gustafson Note Nice diagonal pass in the offensive zone. Brian Fogarty Seattle vs Tri-City (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Jordan Gustafson Note Centers to no one. Brian Fogarty Seattle vs Tri-City (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Jordan Gustafson Note Wrist shot from the left circle looks like it was going wide, but hit a defender in front and deflected in. Brian Fogarty Seattle vs Tri-City (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Jordan Gustafson Note One-timer for his second goal of the game. This one was hard and clean. Brian Fogarty Seattle vs Tri-City (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Jordan Gustafson Summary He was hit and miss in the game, showing very skating ability and some offensive flair. However, he made plenty of mistakes, too. Given a couple of years, he should improve to be a viable NHL prospect, but there's work to be done. Brian Fogarty Seattle vs Tri-City (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Kevin Korchinski Note He can really move, fast up ice, leans heavy into his edges on the turn, power backwards. Brian Fogarty Seattle vs Tri-City (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Kevin Korchinski Note Carries the puck into the offensive zone up the left boards, pulls up with the puck and shakes the defender completely to gain space. Brian Fogarty Seattle vs Tri-City (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Kevin Korchinski Note Tons of composure in his game. He plays with control and tempo at both ends. Brian Fogarty Seattle vs Tri-City (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Kevin Korchinski Note Passes are accurate, even over long distances, placed and weighted to allow the receiver the best opportunity to gather and attack Brian Fogarty Seattle vs Tri-City (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Kevin Korchinski Note Plays the game like he's an adult on the playground, allowing the kids to play until he needs to step in a take over to get something done. Brian Fogarty Seattle vs Tri-City (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Kevin Korchinski Note Follows the rush, goes to the front of the net, banging away for a rebound, but Boyko smothers. Brian Fogarty Seattle vs Tri-City (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Kevin Korchinski Note Haven't seen him make a bad pass all game. Brian Fogarty Seattle vs Tri-City (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Kevin Korchinski Note Excellent long bounce pass off the side boards, right on target. Brian Fogarty Seattle vs Tri-City (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Kevin Korchinski Summary Korchinski looked like an excellent blue-line prospect. He has the size at 6'2, 185 in his draft year, with excellent skating and high hockey iq. His poise on and off the puck is truly remarkable. His passing is superb and consistently well-selected. His positioning may have been off a couple of times, but he often corrected quickly, and his active stick and long reach helped to compensate. Several times he simply swept the puck off of the attacker's stick. Just an excellent two-way player. Brian Fogarty Seattle vs Tri-City (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Lukas Dragicevic Note Long wrist shot from the left point flutters to the net. Didn't get much behind that shot. Brian Fogarty Seattle vs Tri-City (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Lukas Dragicevic Note Carrying the puck out of his zone, tries to sweep a pass back to his defense partner, but loses control, then falls as he tries to turn back. Brian Fogarty Seattle vs Tri-City (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Lukas Dragicevic Note Good reads on defense, playing a smart positional game but not physical at all. Brian Fogarty Seattle vs Tri-City (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Lukas Dragicevic Note Good and patient passer, looks comfortable with the puck on his stick. Brian Fogarty Seattle vs Tri-City (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Lukas Dragicevic Summary Has a ways to go in his development, but he looks like an offensive defenseman with the full toolkit of quickness, playmaking ability and solid play in his own end, as well. One to watch to check in on his overall game awareness and cleaning up his game at both ends. Brian Fogarty Seattle vs Tri-City (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Rhett Melnyk Note Good speed, mechanics look good, but he'll get better as he gains leg strength. Brian Fogarty Seattle vs Tri-City (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Rhett Melnyk Note In a race against Korchinski, but the big defender had the speed and the better angle. Brian Fogarty Seattle vs Tri-City (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Sam Oremba Note Solid hit on the forecheck forces the defender to move the puck before he was ready. Brian Fogarty Seattle vs Tri-City (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Sam Oremba Note Quick off the hop, gets across plenty of ice in the first couple of steps. Brian Fogarty Seattle vs Tri-City (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Sam Oremba Note Splits the defenders with speed, but his wrist shot for the top left corner misses high and wide. Brian Fogarty Seattle vs Tri-City (WHL) Video (With Replay) 10/22/2021
Andrei Kuzmenko Note Enters the zone, slows, then backhands a short saucer pass to the winger with speed. Brian Fogarty SKA St Petersburg vs Jokerity Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Andrei Kuzmenko Note Top PP unit Brian Fogarty SKA St Petersburg vs Jokerity Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Andrei Kuzmenko Note Tries a long diagonal pass through the neutral zone but leads his man too far, and he looks at the sky in apparent self-admonition. As the play is blown dead for icing, he waves an apology to his linemate. Brian Fogarty SKA St Petersburg vs Jokerity Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Andrei Kuzmenko Note Smooth on his pivots. Brian Fogarty SKA St Petersburg vs Jokerity Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Andrei Kuzmenko Note Takes a pass from Marchenko and immediately converts it to a shot, but a good save stops him. Brian Fogarty SKA St Petersburg vs Jokerity Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Andrei Kuzmenko Note A couple more nice, short passes that set up scoring chances. If the play is there, he finds it. Brian Fogarty SKA St Petersburg vs Jokerity Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Andrei Kuzmenko Note Likes to bang his stick on the ice to try to distract the opposing puck carrier. Brian Fogarty SKA St Petersburg vs Jokerity Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Andrei Kuzmenko Note Goes back to help out on defense. Solid positional play in his own end. This guy is a pro all around. Brian Fogarty SKA St Petersburg vs Jokerity Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Andrei Kuzmenko Note Goes hard down the goal line, driving the net, and as he closes, goes backhand to shield the puck, but instead of going back forehand for a shooting angle, he slips a pass to the far side of the slot for a one-timer goal. Excellent play to both protect the puck on his attack, drawing all the attention, then finding the open man. Brian Fogarty SKA St Petersburg vs Jokerity Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Andrei Kuzmenko Note Straightline speed is okay, but his edges, strength on his skates and maneuverability provides him a lot of opportunity. Coupled with his awareness, he never looks out of position or lacking footspeed. Brian Fogarty SKA St Petersburg vs Jokerity Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Andrei Kuzmenko Note His ability to make plays in small areas and in heavy traffic bodes well for playing on the smaller North American ice if he ever comes over. Brian Fogarty SKA St Petersburg vs Jokerity Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Andrei Kuzmenko Note Big slapper that the goalie stopped, but he checking behind himself. Brian Fogarty SKA St Petersburg vs Jokerity Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Andrei Kuzmenko Note Tie game, 1:20 left in the third, he takes a pass just inside the offensive zone, toe drags around the defender, lowers his shoulder, drives, then beats the goaltender roof from in tight. Beauty goal that breaks the late tie. Brian Fogarty SKA St Petersburg vs Jokerity Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Andrei Kuzmenko Summary His game is so well refined at this point. He plays all three zones with fire, makes smart, little plays. Shows exceedingly good edgework and has a strong, solid base. Variety of shots, vision and game awareness. He could be an effective player on North American ice and could easily be a two-way middle six forward with scoring upside. Brian Fogarty SKA St Petersburg vs Jokerity Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Kirill Marchenko Note Tries a move to the inside of the defenseman, gets a step around him and draws a tripping penalty. Brian Fogarty SKA St Petersburg vs Jokerity Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Kirill Marchenko Note Top PP unit Brian Fogarty SKA St Petersburg vs Jokerity Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Kirill Marchenko Note Battles so hard in the corners. Brian Fogarty SKA St Petersburg vs Jokerity Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Kirill Marchenko Note Excellent lead pass into space for a Kuzmenko chance. Brian Fogarty SKA St Petersburg vs Jokerity Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Kirill Marchenko Note In constant motion, always hounding the play, and he moves so well at his size and uses his maneuverability as a valuable tool. Brian Fogarty SKA St Petersburg vs Jokerity Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Kirill Marchenko Note Deceptive behind-the-back pass that he hid from the goaltender, puck out the point for a one-time slapshot that beats the goaltender low. Nice setup and assist for Marchenko. Brian Fogarty SKA St Petersburg vs Jokerity Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Kirill Marchenko Summary Always impressive with his work ethic and willingness to battle and claw for everything. I like him more every time I watch him. He's still not a getting a ton of minutes, but he is playing on the powerplay and contributing something on every shift. Brian Fogarty SKA St Petersburg vs Jokerity Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Marat Khusnutdinov Note Edgework is so good, allowing him precise turns, change of direction and lateral movement. Brian Fogarty SKA St Petersburg vs Jokerity Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Marat Khusnutdinov Note Closes down a defender on the forecheck in just a couple of steps. Brian Fogarty SKA St Petersburg vs Jokerity Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Marat Khusnutdinov Note On the penalty kill unit, and he's effective with his speed and agility, active stick forcing puck carriers to change their minds. Brian Fogarty SKA St Petersburg vs Jokerity Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Marat Khusnutdinov Note Goes for a loose puck but misjudges and collides with a teammate. Brian Fogarty SKA St Petersburg vs Jokerity Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Marat Khusnutdinov Note Good angle on the forecheck earns him a takeaway. Brian Fogarty SKA St Petersburg vs Jokerity Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Marat Khusnutdinov Note Blocks a shot by stepping laterally into the shooting lane. Brian Fogarty SKA St Petersburg vs Jokerity Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Marat Khusnutdinov Note Keeps his stick on the ice. Brian Fogarty SKA St Petersburg vs Jokerity Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Marat Khusnutdinov Note Plays inside the opponent, gets between the player and the puck, and is willing to use physical play to make sure he gets there. Brian Fogarty SKA St Petersburg vs Jokerity Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Alexis Bonefon Note Gets toppled over by what didn't look like much of a hit. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Elliot Desnoyers Note Closes on the point man and forces the defenseman to dump the puck, then muscles him out of the zone. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Elliot Desnoyers Note Gets a breakaway, but Tourigny closes on him and cuts off his angle, and Desnoyers fires a wrist shot, saved. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Elliot Desnoyers Note Killing penalties with L'Heureux, and they got away on a two-on-one, but couldn't pay it off in the end. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Elliot Desnoyers Note Keeps getting good looks at the net because he's making himself available in space, and keeping his body in position to make an attempt when he does get the puck. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Elliot Desnoyers Note Fancy deke, buying time in the offensive zone while his team changes lines. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Elliot Desnoyers Note Good read on the penalty kill, intercepts and takes it up ice, draws a penalty by taking the puck to the net. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Elliot Desnoyers Note Give and go, Desnoyers to Dumais to Desnoyers, goal. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Elliot Desnoyers Summary So effective all over the ice. Play awareness is so good, he makes an impact on each shift regardless of game situation because he's moving his feet, putting himself in the right spot on the ice, and constantly trying to drive play toward the opponents net. His offensive game is developing nicely. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Jordan Dumais Note Great little flick pass into space leads Desnoyers to a breakaway. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Jordan Dumais Note Decent speed as he hustles for a puck down ice. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Jordan Dumais Note A pass intended for Desnoyers gets stopped at the crease, but Dumais was following the play to the net and he quickly wrists the loose puck home to tie the game. Good awareness of the game flow on that play. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Jordan Dumais Note Fast, able to carry into the offensive zone, takes his man wide, then slides a centering pass to L'Heureux who gets hauled down to prevent the dangerous chance. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Jordan Dumais Note Quick feet, quick hands. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Jordan Dumais Note Wow. Puck behind the net, Desnoyers kicks it out to the side of the crease, where Dumais was closing in. All alone (both defenders were below the net), he stops the puck, rolls his wrists to get the blade behind the puck, then roofs it from right at the edge of the crease. What a beautiful goal. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Jordan Dumais Note Another great show of hands as he takes a pass from Desnoyers, passes back to his left through the defender's triangle, and hits L'Heureux's stick perfectly for the tap in. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Jordan Dumais Note Stick in the lane breaks up a pass at one end, then hustles up ice, takes a pass and throws a nasty dangle that gets him to the front of the net. High skill player. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Jordan Dumais Note Give and go, Desnoyers to Dumais to Desnoyers, goal. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Jordan Dumais Summary Highly skilled player getting a lot of minutes on the top line, and for good reason. His hands are so fast, and his read of the play so good, that the puck continues to find him, and when it does, he makes the opposition pay. He plays with speed, but it's his hockey sense that puts him where he should be. Not appearing on any of the main 2022 draft lists yet, but he will. I can see him as a first-round pick at this point. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Jordan Tourigny Note Shows excellent speed to chase down Desnoyers' breakaway. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Jordan Tourigny Note Excellent skater like his brother. A little raw, for sure, but there's a lot to build on there. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Lorenzo Canonica Note Well done to cover back to the point as the defender pinches in. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Lorenzo Canonica Note His pass is a bit behind the winger going up ice, and the attack stalls out. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Lorenzo Canonica Note Killing penalties, intercepts a pass, carries all the way to the net, but James saves the attempt. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Markus Vidicek Note A step slower than most of the pack as Shawinigan transitions through the neutral zone. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Markus Vidicek Note Backhand pass down through the slot to the winger going to the net. Beauty of a pass. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Markus Vidicek Note Seems to be a player that reacts to the play instead of creating it. He waits for someone to get him the puck, then he tries to make something happen. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Markus Vidicek Note Put in a big effort to try to get back to stop a two-on-one, but despite going full out, he couldn't close the gap. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Mathieu Cataford Note Comes off the bench and goes hard into the far corner to pressure the puck on the forecheck. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Mathieu Cataford Note Does everything with urgency. Not rushing the play, but his work rate is high level and he's not holding anything back as he plays. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Mathieu Cataford Note With the puck, ducks behind his defender for a quick screen, then passes up the boards to clear the zone. Took a big hit for his efforts, too. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Mathieu Cataford Note His play in his own end to make good, safe breakout passes is remarkably consistent. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Oliver Nadeau Note Opening shift, gets crossfooted by the puckcarrier's cutback, but just after, he's up, takes a pass and shows very good speed through the neutral zone with the puck. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Oliver Nadeau Note Parked at the back door on the powerplay, looking for the tip-in goal. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Oliver Nadeau Note Makes a pretty pass on the middle part of a tic-tac-toe powerplay sequence. He drew the keeper to his side threatening shot, then zipped the pass cross-crease giving Bourgault a wide-open net to shoot into. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Senna Peeters Note Intercepts inside the blue line and when the defender trips himself up, Peeters has time, walks in, and beats the goalie over his shoulder. Great shot, horrible defending. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Xavier Bourgault Note Paws a puck out of the air then makes a 50-foot diagonal pass to the far dot. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Xavier Bourgault Note Another good look, this one finds Nadeau at the crease, but a sliding right pad save from James gets the puck out of danger and into the corner. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Xavier Bourgault Note Battling along the wall, strong on his skates and on the puck. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Xavier Bourgault Note Yet another look on the powerplay, this one cross-ice to Bourque to Nadeau and into the net. Excellent powerplay shift for Bourgault. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Xavier Bourgault Note Sees the ice so well. Makes smart little passes, strong long passes, and is always getting the puck to the more dangerous player. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Xavier Bourgault Note Lofts a perfectly weighted chip pass over two defenders and drops it right in front of the head man. Speechless. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Xavier Bourgault Note Very good speed, good agility, excellent balance and stability. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Xavier Bourgault Note That was the third or fourth time that he's shot the puck from the slot, and each time he has tried to go low, mostly for the five hole. None were successful. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Xavier Bourgault Summary Looks like a complete package NHL player. Plays a super-smart game, and his passing is not only accurate and easily handled, but he makes the right passes at the right times to set up his linemates for aggressive attacks. He skates well, and shows good speed, but it is his strength on his feet and in his hands that allows him to play the type of game that he does. He looks like an NHLer, and maybe only his shot needs work. That said, he looks like middle-six is his floor, and he has top-line NHL potential. Brian Fogarty Shawinigan vs Halifax (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/15/2021
Braeden MacPhee Note Accelerates up the boards after the puck, gets brought down and draws a holding penalty. His burst put the defender in trouble. Brian Fogarty Halifax vs Cape Breton (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Kieffer Lyons Note Acceleration looks a little leaky. Brian Fogarty Halifax vs Cape Breton (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Kieffer Lyons Note Dumps the puck and tires to rush past MacKinnon but can't get separation from the defenseman. Brian Fogarty Halifax vs Cape Breton (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Logan Crosby Note Hard edge stop and pivot, well balanced, able to get exactly where he wanted despite the snap change of direction to get to the tipped pass. Brian Fogarty Halifax vs Cape Breton (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Logan Crosby Note Hustles to a loose puck then passes back to the slot, finds Gauthier, earns an assist. Brian Fogarty Halifax vs Cape Breton (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Lucas Canning Note Gets buried by a hard check in the corner, but pops back up. Brian Fogarty Halifax vs Cape Breton (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Lucas Canning Note Spends a lot of time bent over at the waist. Brian Fogarty Halifax vs Cape Breton (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Markus Vidicek Note Spending a lot of time in his own zone floating towards the play, but not getting involved in any meaningful way. Sort of turning from one dot to the other. Brian Fogarty Halifax vs Cape Breton (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Markus Vidicek Note Centering the top PP unit, showing good puckhandling in tight spaces. Brian Fogarty Halifax vs Cape Breton (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Markus Vidicek Note Speed is average, nothing dynamic about his straightline skating. Brian Fogarty Halifax vs Cape Breton (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Markus Vidicek Note Tries a one-timer but whiffs on it. Brian Fogarty Halifax vs Cape Breton (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Markus Vidicek Note Not liking his lack of defensive intensity. Brian Fogarty Halifax vs Cape Breton (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Markus Vidicek Note On the left side the powerplay, but slowly gliding out toward the puck at the point. Even if the point man passed to him, Vidicek is limiting his next option if he gets the puck. Get active, man! Brian Fogarty Halifax vs Cape Breton (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Markus Vidicek Note Good, hard, one-touch pass through the high slot. He has good hands, for sure. Brian Fogarty Halifax vs Cape Breton (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Markus Vidicek Note Looks better with the puck on his stick than any other time. Otherwise he is playing so slowly. Early season malaise? Brian Fogarty Halifax vs Cape Breton (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Markus Vidicek Note Backchecking forward chases down Vidicek and knocks the puck away from Vidicek's stick. Brian Fogarty Halifax vs Cape Breton (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Markus Vidicek Note Excellent chip pass to Crosby releases him up ice. Brian Fogarty Halifax vs Cape Breton (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Markus Vidicek Note Finds a rebound at the top of the crease and snaps it in. Again, good hands in tight places. Brian Fogarty Halifax vs Cape Breton (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Markus Vidicek Note Good defensive positioning on the play, maybe the first time I've seen in this game where he looked decisive in his zone. Brian Fogarty Halifax vs Cape Breton (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Markus Vidicek Summary There were glimpses of what he can be when he had the puck: tight puckhandling, confidence with the puck, hard release. However, he spent a lot of this game doing mostly nothing at all. It is possible that there was something going on with him (illness, lack of game shape, bad mood) so more viewings are warranted to see if this was a bad game or a general mode of play. Brian Fogarty Halifax vs Cape Breton (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Mathieu Cataford Note Good speed, even when not pushing hard. Brian Fogarty Halifax vs Cape Breton (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Mathieu Cataford Note Nice forecheck effort, bumping the defender off the puck on the end boards, then keeping the puck deep. Brian Fogarty Halifax vs Cape Breton (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Mathieu Cataford Note Looks to start a rush but gets tripped and draws the penalty. Brian Fogarty Halifax vs Cape Breton (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Mathieu Cataford Note Pauses on the boards with the puck, draws the hit, and times the pass correctly to make the play up the boards for a clean breakout. Brian Fogarty Halifax vs Cape Breton (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Mathieu Cataford Note Whynot finds him with a beautiful pass, and Cataford is in alone. Tries to wrist one from 15 feet, but the goalie makes the save. Brian Fogarty Halifax vs Cape Breton (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Mathieu Cataford Note Works to the net, incoming shot hits someone in front, and he is able to get his stick on it and pitchforks a backhand five hole for the go-ahead goal with six minutes left. Brian Fogarty Halifax vs Cape Breton (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Mathieu Cataford Summary Plays with a spark. He has quickness that he uses to his advantage both with the puck and on the forecheck. Made good choices and showed a willingness to draw pressure to make a play. Has a scorers intentions and goes to the danger areas to make plays. Brian Fogarty Halifax vs Cape Breton (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Alexis Brisson Note Locked up with Savoie from the opening faceoff, chirping, shoving, wrestling at puck drop. Brian Fogarty Gatineau vs Blaineville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Alexis Brisson Note Like his fluid mobility. Light skater. Brian Fogarty Gatineau vs Blaineville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Alexis Brisson Note Trailing the backcheck, when he should have tried to close on the player heading to the slot. When at last he tried, he was too late and allowed a top-of-the-crease chance. Brian Fogarty Gatineau vs Blaineville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Alexis Brisson Note Nice hip check. Brian Fogarty Gatineau vs Blaineville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Alexis Brisson Note Lacks footspeed, so he seems like he's always chasing the play. Brian Fogarty Gatineau vs Blaineville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Antoine Roy Note Out to kill the game's first penalty. Brian Fogarty Gatineau vs Blaineville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Antoine Roy Note Good size, speed looks average, and he seems hesitant on the ice. Brian Fogarty Gatineau vs Blaineville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Antonin Verreault Note Quick, hustles up ice, takes a crosscheck and draws the penalty. Brian Fogarty Gatineau vs Blaineville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Antonin Verreault Note Powerplay unit, playing the left side. Brian Fogarty Gatineau vs Blaineville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Antonin Verreault Note Uses every part of his skate blade to alter speed and angle, and his stride shows great form. Brian Fogarty Gatineau vs Blaineville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Antonin Verreault Note Accelerates into an empty space to steal a pass, then flicks a feed to his linemate for a high-danger chance. Brian Fogarty Gatineau vs Blaineville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Antonin Verreault Note Plays fast, but slows the game down when necessary. Always involved in the play on every shift. Brian Fogarty Gatineau vs Blaineville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Antonin Verreault Note Again showing the awareness to adjust speed to find the open ice, this time making himself available for the pass and scoring chance. Brian Fogarty Gatineau vs Blaineville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Antonin Verreault Note Verreault's agility is excellent. Brian Fogarty Gatineau vs Blaineville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Antonin Verreault Note Vision and awareness. I like everything about his game, but I haven't seen him get a clean shot off yet. Brian Fogarty Gatineau vs Blaineville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Antonin Verreault Note Excellent feed to the slot. His passing vision is top notch. Brian Fogarty Gatineau vs Blaineville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Colby Huggan Note Bad choice trying to block Hanelt's progress in the corner, and when Hanelt cuts back, Huggan checks the empty boards. Brian Fogarty Gatineau vs Blaineville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Colby Huggan Note Tries to feed a cutter to the net, but the chance never materializes and the puck goes into the corner. Brian Fogarty Gatineau vs Blaineville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Colby Huggan Note Works hard to regain possession after his team gave up the puck. Brian Fogarty Gatineau vs Blaineville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Colby Huggan Note Gets in a faceoff crosscheck fight with Savoie, but the refs break it up. Both go to the box in what is becoming an increasingly chippy game. Brian Fogarty Gatineau vs Blaineville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Haakon Hanelt Note Second powerplay unit Brian Fogarty Gatineau vs Blaineville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Haakon Hanelt Note I like how he uses his body positioning, in this case spinning off the crosscheck and dropping his back foot to gain inside position at the net. Brian Fogarty Gatineau vs Blaineville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Haakon Hanelt Note Drives hard to the slot, but the pass comes way out in front of his lead foot, and he can't get his stick on it. Too bad. Brian Fogarty Gatineau vs Blaineville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Haakon Hanelt Note Choses to turn away from the loose puck and tries to get a jump out of the zone, but his teammate doesn't get to the loose puck either, and there's no clean breakout pass. Get possession first! Brian Fogarty Gatineau vs Blaineville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Haakon Hanelt Note Plays strong on and off the puck in the dirty areas. Brian Fogarty Gatineau vs Blaineville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Haakon Hanelt Note Has a big motor, and he skates well, meaning he's always getting to the spots, always putting himself in a place to make a play. Brian Fogarty Gatineau vs Blaineville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Haakon Hanelt Note Takes a hard crosscheck to the mouth. Ouch. Goes off for medical attention. Brian Fogarty Gatineau vs Blaineville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Haakon Hanelt Note Back out on the ice. Brian Fogarty Gatineau vs Blaineville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Manix Landry Note A gorgeous play to take the puck from the rightwing halfboards, attack the slot and draw defenders, then makes a no-look, behind-the-back pass to his wide open teammate for a clean look at goal. Great assist. Brian Fogarty Gatineau vs Blaineville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Miguel Tourigny Note Showing off his speed as he carries the puck through the neutral zone, then gets tripped by a diving defender, and still manages to sweep the puck to the top of the crease for an easy tap-in goal. Sweet individual effort to set up the goal. Brian Fogarty Gatineau vs Blaineville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Samuel Savoie Note Locked up with Brisson from the opening faceoff, chirping, shoving, wrestling at puck drop. Brian Fogarty Gatineau vs Blaineville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Samuel Savoie Note Second powerplay unit Brian Fogarty Gatineau vs Blaineville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Samuel Savoie Note Tries to circle behind the net and loses an edge hard into the wall. Brian Fogarty Gatineau vs Blaineville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Samuel Savoie Note Gets a faceoff warning for moving his left foot up into the neutral space. Brian Fogarty Gatineau vs Blaineville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Samuel Savoie Note Steals the puck on the red line boards, enters the zone, but doesn't have the speed to back the defender off, so he gets bottled up and turns back. Brian Fogarty Gatineau vs Blaineville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Samuel Savoie Note Nice, hard shoulder check on the defenseman trying to break out, but the hit was a half-second too late and the puck is up and out of the zone. Brian Fogarty Gatineau vs Blaineville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Samuel Savoie Note Pitchforks a weak backhand shot that the goalie kicks into the corner. Brian Fogarty Gatineau vs Blaineville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Samuel Savoie Note Hard wrist shot from the top of the right circle. Hits the crest. Brian Fogarty Gatineau vs Blaineville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Samuel Savoie Note Ill-advised wraparound attempt that fizzles out. Brian Fogarty Gatineau vs Blaineville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/2/2021
Brody Lamb Note Quick, gets full extension on his push Brian Fogarty Green Bay vs Des Moines (USHL) Video (With Replay) 9/24/2021
Brody Lamb Note Finds an open space in the slot, but he heels the puck when it comes, and fights it all the way to the corner. Brian Fogarty Green Bay vs Des Moines (USHL) Video (With Replay) 9/24/2021
Brody Lamb Note Left side on the powerplay, moving and keeping his stick ready Brian Fogarty Green Bay vs Des Moines (USHL) Video (With Replay) 9/24/2021
Brody Lamb Note On the powerplay, tries a pass across the slot, intercepted Brian Fogarty Green Bay vs Des Moines (USHL) Video (With Replay) 9/24/2021
Brody Lamb Note Loses an edge and spills in his own zone. Brian Fogarty Green Bay vs Des Moines (USHL) Video (With Replay) 9/24/2021
Brody Lamb Summary This was a game early in the season, and the entire affair was sloppy and disjointed, and Lamb's play was no exception. I think at best it was a good opportunity to see some of his skating mechanics, which looked good to very good. There was so little smooth puck play in the game, so not much to note about his puck handling, etc. Brian Fogarty Green Bay vs Des Moines (USHL) Video (With Replay) 9/24/2021
Davis Burnside Note Pins the defenseman to the boards with some intensity Brian Fogarty Green Bay vs Des Moines (USHL) Video (With Replay) 9/24/2021
Davis Burnside Note Decent acceleration, again shouldering the defender into the boards. Brian Fogarty Green Bay vs Des Moines (USHL) Video (With Replay) 9/24/2021
Davis Burnside Note Picks up a puck in his own right-side circle, but he gets stripped and loses it right away to the other team. Brian Fogarty Green Bay vs Des Moines (USHL) Video (With Replay) 9/24/2021
Davis Burnside Note Tries to get out on a breakaway, but doesn't have the wheels to get free of the defender. Brian Fogarty Green Bay vs Des Moines (USHL) Video (With Replay) 9/24/2021
Davis Burnside Note Takes a hard hit while trying to poke the puck across the blue line and into the offensive zone. He was not ready for that. Brian Fogarty Green Bay vs Des Moines (USHL) Video (With Replay) 9/24/2021
Davis Burnside Summary Looked more quick than fast, but there's some promise to his play, despite the low quality of this game in general. Brian Fogarty Green Bay vs Des Moines (USHL) Video (With Replay) 9/24/2021
Ethan Fredericks Note Killing penalties. Brian Fogarty Green Bay vs Des Moines (USHL) Video (With Replay) 9/24/2021
Ethan Fredericks Note Works to the slot, slaps a bouncing puck into the net for his first goal of the season. Brian Fogarty Green Bay vs Des Moines (USHL) Video (With Replay) 9/24/2021
Ethan Fredericks Note Good job to tie up his opponent off the faceoff and allow his teammate to retrieve the puck and enter the offensive zone with possession. Brian Fogarty Green Bay vs Des Moines (USHL) Video (With Replay) 9/24/2021
Gregory Spitznagel Note Push is wide, restricts his extension, makes him look like he has a waddle in his stride. Brian Fogarty Green Bay vs Des Moines (USHL) Video (With Replay) 9/24/2021
Gregory Spitznagel Note Goes to a knee to block a shot. Brian Fogarty Green Bay vs Des Moines (USHL) Video (With Replay) 9/24/2021
Nicholas VanTassell Note Speed looks okay, about average straight line with the puck. Brian Fogarty Green Bay vs Des Moines (USHL) Video (With Replay) 9/24/2021
Nicholas VanTassell Note Working the top of the crease. Brian Fogarty Green Bay vs Des Moines (USHL) Video (With Replay) 9/24/2021
Nicholas VanTassell Note Tiny, choppy cross-over steps. Brian Fogarty Green Bay vs Des Moines (USHL) Video (With Replay) 9/24/2021
Chase Pearson Note Pearson does all of his damage right at the goal mouth. I don't recall seeing him have a dangerous shot from more than ten feet out. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Columbus (2021 Traverse City Pros Video (With Replay) 9/19/2021
Chase Pearson Note On the powerplay, from just left of the right dot, a hard wrist shot high that goes over the net. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Columbus (2021 Traverse City Pros Video (With Replay) 9/19/2021
Cole Sillinger Note Out killing penalties, joins a short-handed rush, takes the pass, buries it. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Columbus (2021 Traverse City Pros Video (With Replay) 9/19/2021
Cole Sillinger Note Dangerous again on the penalty kill, with a partial break and a hard wrist shot just wide. Pearson was struggling to keep up, but couldn't. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Columbus (2021 Traverse City Pros Video (With Replay) 9/19/2021
Cole Sillinger Note Sillinger's speed is a weapon. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Columbus (2021 Traverse City Pros Video (With Replay) 9/19/2021
Cross Hanas Note Looks so solid on the ice, and plays like it, too. Not fast, probably about average speed or just a bit better. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Columbus (2021 Traverse City Pros Video (With Replay) 9/19/2021
Cross Hanas Note Will go straight to the top of the crease, with or without the puck. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Columbus (2021 Traverse City Pros Video (With Replay) 9/19/2021
Cross Hanas Note Stick down, preventing passes. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Columbus (2021 Traverse City Pros Video (With Replay) 9/19/2021
Cross Hanas Note Good cross-ice head pass starts the breakout. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Columbus (2021 Traverse City Pros Video (With Replay) 9/19/2021
Cross Hanas Note Veleno carrying the puck into the offensive zone, and Hanas tries to step across his line, and accidentally bumps him off of the puck. Why? Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Columbus (2021 Traverse City Pros Video (With Replay) 9/19/2021
Cross Hanas Note Fighting for a loose puck at the goal mouth, pokes it in. Tough, greasy goal. [Note that on replaying, the puck actually had landed behind the goalie's left pad, and Hanas's jab at it hit the pad as the puck was already edging across the line. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Columbus (2021 Traverse City Pros Video (With Replay) 9/19/2021
Jake Gaudet Note Killing penalties. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Columbus (2021 Traverse City Pros Video (With Replay) 9/19/2021
Jake Gaudet Note His straight line mechanics look awkward. His push is short, his return is short, and his arms are all over the place. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Columbus (2021 Traverse City Pros Video (With Replay) 9/19/2021
Joseph Veleno Note Veleno seems to like it down low on the right side and ripping shots on net from about the goal line. He scored there in an earlier game, and hit the post this time. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Columbus (2021 Traverse City Pros Video (With Replay) 9/19/2021
Joseph Veleno Note Not watching him in this game, but he just made such a perfectly weighted pass through traffic that I had to make a note of it. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Columbus (2021 Traverse City Pros Video (With Replay) 9/19/2021
Luke Toporowski Note Slow to get back, his man goes to the net, and Toporowski is not there in time to prevent the scoring chance. Goal against. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Columbus (2021 Traverse City Pros Video (With Replay) 9/19/2021
Martin Rysavy Note Playing a mostly passive game at both ends. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Columbus (2021 Traverse City Pros Video (With Replay) 9/19/2021
Martin Rysavy Note Good example of the passivity: puck on the offensive boards between two Detroit players about five feet apart. Rysavy tries to skate past and snag the puck instead of digging in and trying to win possession. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Columbus (2021 Traverse City Pros Video (With Replay) 9/19/2021
Martin Rysavy Note Again just reaching out for the puck instead of engaging, and this time Veleno just goes right past time. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Columbus (2021 Traverse City Pros Video (With Replay) 9/19/2021
Martin Rysavy Note Looks willing to put his shoulder in if he has no chance at a puck. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Columbus (2021 Traverse City Pros Video (With Replay) 9/19/2021
Navrin Mutter Note Fakes a defending forward, throws a wrist shot at the net blocked. Not much action on that shot. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Columbus (2021 Traverse City Pros Video (With Replay) 9/19/2021
Navrin Mutter Note Hard cross check at the front of the net. Mutter is nasty tough to play against. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Columbus (2021 Traverse City Pros Video (With Replay) 9/19/2021
Navrin Mutter Note Monster shoulder check on the back boards. He still knows how to throw crushing hits. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Columbus (2021 Traverse City Pros Video (With Replay) 9/19/2021
Navrin Mutter Note There's something about him that is so intriguing to me. Size, decent skating, decent hockey sense, and physicality that intimidates opponents. He just doesn't score, otherwise he would be an excellent pro prospect. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Columbus (2021 Traverse City Pros Video (With Replay) 9/19/2021
Navrin Mutter Note Mutter: guess what? Yep. A big hit along the boards. Then another one. Then he circles to the slot and gets a good chance, saved. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Columbus (2021 Traverse City Pros Video (With Replay) 9/19/2021
Navrin Mutter Note Drives, turns at a glide with the puck in front of him, eyes up, passes through the defender's triangle and sets up a beautiful chance. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Columbus (2021 Traverse City Pros Video (With Replay) 9/19/2021
Stanislav Svozil Note Not focusing on him here, but he keeps making smart, high-quality plays. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Columbus (2021 Traverse City Pros Video (With Replay) 9/19/2021
Stanislav Svozil Note I have Svozil too low on my current Top Defenders prospect ranking. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Columbus (2021 Traverse City Pros Video (With Replay) 9/19/2021
Yegor Chinakhov Note Good chance to see him skate full out as he tries to beat out an icing. Excellent form, impressive speed. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Columbus (2021 Traverse City Pros Video (With Replay) 9/19/2021
Yegor Chinakhov Note Nice look to the slot to Sillinger in space, but the pass was a bit off target and Sillinger couldn't bring it in. Too bad. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Columbus (2021 Traverse City Pros Video (With Replay) 9/19/2021
Yegor Chinakhov Note Driving the right side, drops to Sillinger, circles in front of the net, then recognizes that the left defenseman had pinched in low, so Chinakhov hurries back to the blue line to cover. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Columbus (2021 Traverse City Pros Video (With Replay) 9/19/2021
Yegor Chinakhov Note Plays patiently, engaged but not overly aggressive, especially without the puck. It's like you can see him thinking, making the calculations, winding the spring. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Columbus (2021 Traverse City Pros Video (With Replay) 9/19/2021
Yegor Chinakhov Note Rocket one-timer from the right circle, hits traffic and bounces so high straight up that all the players at the net stopped to wait for it to come back down. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Columbus (2021 Traverse City Pros Video (With Replay) 9/19/2021
Yegor Chinakhov Note Subtle play to adjust his skating line and just basically create a running screen all through the defensive zone, allowing his D a chance to start the breakout. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Columbus (2021 Traverse City Pros Video (With Replay) 9/19/2021
Yegor Chinakhov Note Rocket one-timer from the top of the right circle (sound familiar?) that beats the netminder clean. What an excellent one-timer he has from there. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Columbus (2021 Traverse City Pros Video (With Replay) 9/19/2021
Yegor Chinakhov Note Time running out at the end of the second period, he has the puck on the wall just inside the blue line, and he wires a wrist shot that the goaltender had to fight off with his blocker. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Columbus (2021 Traverse City Pros Video (With Replay) 9/19/2021
Yegor Chinakhov Note His wrist shot is hard and deceptive, and he can get it away from odd body positions. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Columbus (2021 Traverse City Pros Video (With Replay) 9/19/2021
Yegor Chinakhov Note Driving the neutral zone, passes to Sillinger on his left across to the blue line, takes an angle into space in front of Sillinger. When Sillinger passes to him, Chinakhov--with his back to the puck--lets the puck slide through his skates until it is in front of his left foot, then he one-times a snap shot on goal. Made me gasp. The play-by-play announcer didn't even know how to describe the play. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Columbus (2021 Traverse City Pros Video (With Replay) 9/19/2021
Yegor Chinakhov Note Puck at the blue line, Chinakhov in the high slot with his back to the net, facing the puck. Takes the pass, circles out to just inside the blue line, goes to the very high slot area, then blasts a 45-foot wrist shot over the goalie's shoulder. Wow! Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Columbus (2021 Traverse City Pros Video (With Replay) 9/19/2021
Yegor Chinakhov Note Goodness. Another one-time slapper from the top of the right circle. Excellent weight transfer. Blows it past the goaltender who was set up and ready but never even flinched. Hat trick. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Columbus (2021 Traverse City Pros Video (With Replay) 9/19/2021
Yegor Chinakhov Summary A smart player with excellent on-ice awareness and an upper-echelon shot. Skates well, and his balance is particularly evident in his ability to get his shot away no matter what his body position is. He's not a dynamic, game-breaking hockey player, and as such, I'm not sure that he'll become a top-line NHLer, but I'd be surprised if he wasn't a good second-line scoring winger. He passes well and sees the ice so well, and he is a creative offensive player without being a puck hog or neglecting his responsibilities. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Columbus (2021 Traverse City Pros Video (With Replay) 9/19/2021
Jonatan Berggren Note Berggren is so smart with the puck. He sees everything and knows exactly what he wants to do. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Joseph Veleno Note Looks big and strong, just a solid NHL-type build. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Joseph Veleno Note Powerful stride without a lot of wasted movement. Speed is good. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Joseph Veleno Note Hard wrist shot from the top of the circle, low far side, but the goalie fights it off with the pad. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Joseph Veleno Note Does well to cover the crease with the netminder trapped below the goal line. Veleno saved a goal, there. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Joseph Veleno Note Tries to split two defenders but can't get through and he loses the puck into the corner. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Joseph Veleno Note Gets a nice feed from Berggren and wrists it short side low, beats the goalie at the post. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Joseph Veleno Note Muscles his way through a check in the corner and leads a breakout. That's the kind of possession play that will earn Veleno his paychecks. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Joseph Veleno Summary Doesn't look that different from what I've seen from him before. Strong possession forward, good offensive tools, nothing spectacular but a workman-like player who has an NHL future. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Kirill Tyutyayev Note Strong first push gives him good acceleration from a stop. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Kirill Tyutyayev Note Cheating up towards the blue line with the puck in his zone. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Kirill Tyutyayev Note But… when the Wings get a turnover and break out, he's up ice fast on a 3-on-2 and buries a wrist shot short side top shelf. He held to puck long enough to freeze the goaltender, then roofed it over his shoulder. Nice shot. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Kirill Tyutyayev Note Snappy pass off the boards to hit a cutter who feeds Pearson for the goal. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Kirill Tyutyayev Note Excellent read as he gets a short pass from Berggren then one-touches a pass to the wing to the player with no one near him and a clear scoring chance. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Kirill Tyutyayev Note Uses body position so well to protect the puck. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Kirill Tyutyayev Note Sort of half-hearted bump into the puck holder on the boards. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Kirill Tyutyayev Note Slides laterally well with his stick active, eliminating lanes in the defensive zone. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Kirill Tyutyayev Note Just tenacious out there, always engaged and active. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Kirill Tyutyayev Note Gets the puck, turns his man to the net, goal. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Kirill Tyutyayev Summary Probably the most effective player in the game, regardless of the goals he scored. Every shift he had the puck and made something happen. Has the speed, offensive mindset, good play going back. Does not look like he is as small as he is listed. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Logan Stankoven Note Second powerplay unit. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Logan Stankoven Note Takes a nice diagonal route to the net, stick ready, but the pass for the corner doesn't get through to him. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Logan Stankoven Note Playing in the middle of the powerplay. He holds his top hand in high and tight against his chest to keep his stick blade flat on the ice but in close to his feet. Looks so awkward. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Logan Stankoven Note Certainly not afraid to get to the slot area. Moves fast. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Logan Stankoven Note Choppy acceleration that is good but can be improved. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Logan Stankoven Note Speeds up the right wing boards, but can't turn the corner against McIsaac, who just plays him off the puck. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Logan Stankoven Summary Worked hard, but nothing seemed to break for him. I liked that he seemed fearless and willing to go to the high-traffic areas to make plays. Needs to work on some issues with his feed and hands, but if he does, he could have a good professional future. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Pasquale Zito Note Takes a bad angle to the defender and allows a clean transition with speed. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Pasquale Zito Note Speed looks average. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Pasquale Zito Note Not very effective so far, looks off by a step or two and mostly floating at both ends. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Pasquale Zito Note Tries a wraparound, but the goaltender was ready for it and makes an easy save. Too slow in developing. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Riley Tufte Note Looks good on the move, but his first step is listless. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Riley Tufte Note Better glider than skater. Just gets so little push and takes a long time to reset, but he can make up for some of that with his long reach. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Riley Tufte Note Trails the attack by a good bit because he just isn't getting up the ice fast enough. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Riley Tufte Note Has big drive, and as mentioned is good on the glide once he gets up to speed. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Riley Tufte Note Gets a ton of leverage on his snap shot so he generates a lot of power behind it. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Riley Tufte Note Comes out onto the ice after a change, straight into the offensive zone and a lucky puck lands right in his wheelhouse for a heavy one-time snap shot goal. Bang! Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Thomas Harley Note Harley is so smooth with the puck in transition. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Wyatt Johnston Note Top powerplay unit for this squad, playing at the bumper spot. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Wyatt Johnston Note Puck in his zone skips to his feet and he tries to just chop it blind out of the zone, but hits traffic at the blue line and stays in. He had time to make a more controlled play but didn't use it. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Wyatt Johnston Note Can't handle a pass and it skips away to a Red Wings player. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Yevgeni Oksentyuk Note Ill-advised behind the back pass that went straight to the Red Wing defender because Johnston had turned the other way and never saw the pass coming. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Yevgeni Oksentyuk Note Gets a one-time opening, but his shot goes center net, and the sprawling goaltender is able to make a save. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Yevgeni Oksentyuk Note Getting powerplay time in the middle. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Yevgeni Oksentyuk Note So lucky not get destroyed there. Took a suicide pass by turning fully around. Eeeek. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Yevgeni Oksentyuk Note Pitchforks a backhand pass to Kawaguchi, but puts into his skates. Brian Fogarty Detroit vs Dallas (2021 Traverse City Prospe Video (With Replay) 9/17/2021
Adam Sykora Note Races past Miroshnichenko up the left wing boards, drives into the offensive zone, soft pass to the middle that sets up a shot. Excellent wheels Brian Fogarty Russia vs Slovakia (2021 Hnlinka-Gretzky Cup Video (With Replay) 8/7/2021
Adam Sykora Note Second-unit powerplay, working low at the crease. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Slovakia (2021 Hnlinka-Gretzky Cup Video (With Replay) 8/7/2021
Adam Sykora Note Using his feet to get a step ahead of the defending player, then passes off to the better option. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Slovakia (2021 Hnlinka-Gretzky Cup Video (With Replay) 8/7/2021
Adam Sykora Summary Sykora's game is all about using his skating ability to create opportunities. He showed decent vision and game awareness, and a strong drive to push up ice into the offensive zone. He worked diligently at both ends of the ice, but he wasn't as effective as I'd like him to be. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Slovakia (2021 Hnlinka-Gretzky Cup Video (With Replay) 8/7/2021
Dalibor Dvorsky Note Gets his stick into the lane to break up a pass. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Slovakia (2021 Hnlinka-Gretzky Cup Video (With Replay) 8/7/2021
Dalibor Dvorsky Note Top powerplay unit, taking up residence in the slot. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Slovakia (2021 Hnlinka-Gretzky Cup Video (With Replay) 8/7/2021
Dalibor Dvorsky Note Gets a shot away while falling. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Slovakia (2021 Hnlinka-Gretzky Cup Video (With Replay) 8/7/2021
Dalibor Dvorsky Note Good hard pass to launch an attack, then hustles to follow the play to the net. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Slovakia (2021 Hnlinka-Gretzky Cup Video (With Replay) 8/7/2021
Dalibor Dvorsky Note If the puck reaches him in the slot, its immediately on net. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Slovakia (2021 Hnlinka-Gretzky Cup Video (With Replay) 8/7/2021
Dalibor Dvorsky Note Uses his long reach to hold the puck at length and sweep around the Russian forechecker in the neutral zone. Confident with the puck. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Slovakia (2021 Hnlinka-Gretzky Cup Video (With Replay) 8/7/2021
Dalibor Dvorsky Note Excellent work to get back and break up what could have been a quality Michkov chance. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Slovakia (2021 Hnlinka-Gretzky Cup Video (With Replay) 8/7/2021
Dalibor Dvorsky Summary Skating is above average, with good balance in tough traffic. Showed nice hands and the ability to carry the puck through the neutral zone, but he's not a puck handler. Choices were sound, puck movement quality, but his weapon is his ability to generate shots on net from within fifteen feet of the net. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Slovakia (2021 Hnlinka-Gretzky Cup Video (With Replay) 8/7/2021
Ivan Demidov Note Turning a bit in on defense, looking uncertain. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Slovakia (2021 Hnlinka-Gretzky Cup Video (With Replay) 8/7/2021
Ivan Demidov Note Head up, puts a sneaky backhand pass from below the goal line out to the side of the crease, goal. Great look. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Slovakia (2021 Hnlinka-Gretzky Cup Video (With Replay) 8/7/2021
Ivan Demidov Note Playing low on the second-unit powerplay, moves the puck with intention and snap. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Slovakia (2021 Hnlinka-Gretzky Cup Video (With Replay) 8/7/2021
Ivan Miroshnichenko Note Shows good balance as a hit spins him but he keeps his feet and is right back at it. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Slovakia (2021 Hnlinka-Gretzky Cup Video (With Replay) 8/7/2021
Ivan Miroshnichenko Note Good positioning to the left of a goal-mouth scramble. When the puck pops out, Kvochko finds him and Miroshnichenko buries it into the open net. A little lucky, perhaps, but he was ready and in the right place. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Slovakia (2021 Hnlinka-Gretzky Cup Video (With Replay) 8/7/2021
Ivan Miroshnichenko Note Gets another chance from the right of the crease, but the pass is in his feet and he couldn't get the shot away. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Slovakia (2021 Hnlinka-Gretzky Cup Video (With Replay) 8/7/2021
Ivan Miroshnichenko Note Sends a pass a bit behind the target. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Slovakia (2021 Hnlinka-Gretzky Cup Video (With Replay) 8/7/2021
Ivan Miroshnichenko Note Wearing the "C" for the Russians Brian Fogarty Russia vs Slovakia (2021 Hnlinka-Gretzky Cup Video (With Replay) 8/7/2021
Ivan Miroshnichenko Note Another goal from about the same place. He's a menace from that spot, and his teammates know he's going to be there and be ready. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Slovakia (2021 Hnlinka-Gretzky Cup Video (With Replay) 8/7/2021
Ivan Miroshnichenko Summary Plays a quiet type of game, staying low and steady at both ends of the ice, using his positioning to create and defend attacks. His main role in the offensive attack was to set up at the side of the slot and funnel shots on net, and he was good at that. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Slovakia (2021 Hnlinka-Gretzky Cup Video (With Replay) 8/7/2021
Juraj Slafkovsky Note Continues to be effective in getting the puck up ice and on net. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Slovakia (2021 Hnlinka-Gretzky Cup Video (With Replay) 8/7/2021
Juraj Slafkovsky Note Drives the puck up the right, slides it over, goal. He made that play with effort, speed, determination. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Slovakia (2021 Hnlinka-Gretzky Cup Video (With Replay) 8/7/2021
Matvei Michkov Note Partial break at the end of a shift, but just takes a long-distance wrist shot that the goalie handles. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Slovakia (2021 Hnlinka-Gretzky Cup Video (With Replay) 8/7/2021
Matvei Michkov Note Top penalty kill unit Brian Fogarty Russia vs Slovakia (2021 Hnlinka-Gretzky Cup Video (With Replay) 8/7/2021
Matvei Michkov Note Tries a long saucer pass from the corner out to the opposite side blue line, but intercepted. Not the greatest choice there. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Slovakia (2021 Hnlinka-Gretzky Cup Video (With Replay) 8/7/2021
Matvei Michkov Note Plays the right half-boards on the powerplay. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Slovakia (2021 Hnlinka-Gretzky Cup Video (With Replay) 8/7/2021
Matvei Michkov Note Michkov just gets his shot away whenever he wants. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Slovakia (2021 Hnlinka-Gretzky Cup Video (With Replay) 8/7/2021
Matvei Michkov Note Gave up a shot to try a pass, but it was tipped away from danger. Thought he should have just ripped it from there instead. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Slovakia (2021 Hnlinka-Gretzky Cup Video (With Replay) 8/7/2021
Matvei Michkov Note Not to be deterred, Michkov heads back up ice, draws three defenders, then makes a fantastic pass to the side of the net, through traffic, for an easy tap-in goal. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Slovakia (2021 Hnlinka-Gretzky Cup Video (With Replay) 8/7/2021
Matvei Michkov Summary Even in a game where he was drawing a ton of attention from the defenders and wasn't his most effective, he still managed to have a big impact on the game. He's not the most dynamic skater, but he is strong on his skates, and a puck possession monster. He sees the ice, knows what he wants to do, and it's difficult for the defense to prevent him from doing it. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Slovakia (2021 Hnlinka-Gretzky Cup Video (With Replay) 8/7/2021
Peter Repcik Note Bad giveaway from the top of the circle allows the Russians to launch a counter attack. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Slovakia (2021 Hnlinka-Gretzky Cup Video (With Replay) 8/7/2021
Peter Repcik Note Like his stride mechanics, but his turns are a bit wide. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Slovakia (2021 Hnlinka-Gretzky Cup Video (With Replay) 8/7/2021
Semyon Sinyatkin Note Big burst of speed on the penalty kill draws a penalty to prevent him from a clean breakaway. Brian Fogarty Russia vs Slovakia (2021 Hnlinka-Gretzky Cup Video (With Replay) 8/7/2021
Brayden Boehm Note Goes back to the bench hard. Brian Fogarty Edmonton vs Medicine Hat (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/25/2021
Carlen Dezainde Note Hustles out to harass the point man. Brian Fogarty Edmonton vs Medicine Hat (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/25/2021
Carlen Dezainde Note Not a lot of knee bend, so he's not pushing through with long extensions. Brian Fogarty Edmonton vs Medicine Hat (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/25/2021
Carson Latimer Note Gets caught water skiing. Brian Fogarty Edmonton vs Medicine Hat (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/25/2021
Cayden Glover Note His first step looks average from a stop, but his third/fourth step acceleration was good there chasing down a loose puck. Brian Fogarty Edmonton vs Medicine Hat (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/25/2021
Jalen Luypen Note Short, choppy strides, but he has a change of gears when necessary Brian Fogarty Edmonton vs Medicine Hat (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/25/2021
Jalen Luypen Note Carries up the left side, muscles past a check in the neutral zone, dips in, wrap around, goal. Brian Fogarty Edmonton vs Medicine Hat (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/25/2021
Jalen Luypen Note Takes a bump up high, but his balance is strong through his legs and he shrugs it off. Brian Fogarty Edmonton vs Medicine Hat (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/25/2021
Jalen Luypen Note Killing penalty, wide sweeping stick, decent lateral movement to clog lanes. Brian Fogarty Edmonton vs Medicine Hat (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/25/2021
Jalen Luypen Note Shovels a pass to the crease for a good chance. Brian Fogarty Edmonton vs Medicine Hat (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/25/2021
Jalen Luypen Note Steps inside of the defender to get position for a stretch pass, and he creates a partial breakaway. Brian Fogarty Edmonton vs Medicine Hat (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/25/2021
Jalen Luypen Note Always working to drive offense and get pucks into scoring positions. Hard worker, big scoring drive. Brian Fogarty Edmonton vs Medicine Hat (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/25/2021
Logan Dowhaniuk Note Penalty kill time. Puts a hip check into the puck carrier just inside the blue line and puts an end to that attack. Brian Fogarty Edmonton vs Medicine Hat (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/25/2021
Logan Dowhaniuk Note Not doing much to give an outlet to his defensive partner who was behind their net and under pressure. Dowhaniuk needs to create an option there, but he was watching. Brian Fogarty Edmonton vs Medicine Hat (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/25/2021
Oasiz Wiesblatt Note Bad pass in skates at speed, but he's able to pirouette, stabilize the puck then flick a backhand pass to keep the rush moving. Brian Fogarty Edmonton vs Medicine Hat (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/25/2021
Oasiz Wiesblatt Note Super responsible on defense. Gets back fast, covers for his D if they pinch in. In that sequence, he tied up the opponent at the front of the net and completely neutralized him. Well played. Brian Fogarty Edmonton vs Medicine Hat (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/25/2021
Ayrton Martino Note Just coasting and floating around up top in his own zone while the entire play was happening at his net. No defensive input at all there. Brian Fogarty Omaha vs Tri-City (USHL) Video (With Replay) 4/23/2021
Ayrton Martino Note Strength on his edges allows him to be highly maneuverable laterally Brian Fogarty Omaha vs Tri-City (USHL) Video (With Replay) 4/23/2021
Ayrton Martino Note Tries a no-look backhand pass to the slot, but finds nothing. Brian Fogarty Omaha vs Tri-City (USHL) Video (With Replay) 4/23/2021
Ayrton Martino Note Driving the neutral zone, takes a pass on the center ice dot, hits the offensive zone with one defender between him and the goalie, then passes no look to his left, to literally no one at all. I watched the sequence five times and still have no idea what he was thinking there. Brian Fogarty Omaha vs Tri-City (USHL) Video (With Replay) 4/23/2021
Ayrton Martino Note Again, tries to pass without looking his teammate, and missed him by probably ten feet for an easy recovery by the opposing penalty killers who then clear the zone. What is up with him? Brian Fogarty Omaha vs Tri-City (USHL) Video (With Replay) 4/23/2021
Ayrton Martino Note Tries to drag the puck around the defender, but leaves it there. Bad turnover. Brian Fogarty Omaha vs Tri-City (USHL) Video (With Replay) 4/23/2021
Ayrton Martino Note Still not engaging in defensive play, but a puckhandling Tri-City forward got too close and Martino stripped him. Brian Fogarty Omaha vs Tri-City (USHL) Video (With Replay) 4/23/2021
Hunter Strand Note Good speed, nice skating technique Brian Fogarty Omaha vs Tri-City (USHL) Video (With Replay) 4/23/2021
Hunter Strand Note When he goes full out, he has head way out in front of his skates, back almost parallel to the ice. Brian Fogarty Omaha vs Tri-City (USHL) Video (With Replay) 4/23/2021
Hunter Strand Note Nothing too special about his skating. Average or a little better speed, average or a little better agility. Brian Fogarty Omaha vs Tri-City (USHL) Video (With Replay) 4/23/2021
Hunter Strand Note Being heavily relied on to do everything in this game, and the reason is obvious. He's solid in all aspects, probably the best all-around utility forward on the team. But, there's not much spark there. Brian Fogarty Omaha vs Tri-City (USHL) Video (With Replay) 4/23/2021
Kieran Cebrian Note Not getting much ice time, but when he does, he's involved, skating well, getting to the net and into the scrums. Brian Fogarty Omaha vs Tri-City (USHL) Video (With Replay) 4/23/2021
Matthew Knies Note Straight ahead speed is lacking, maybe average. Lots of upper body movement side-to-side, feet moving fast, but he's not driving forward. Brian Fogarty Omaha vs Tri-City (USHL) Video (With Replay) 4/23/2021
Matthew Knies Note Strong stick, good position, creates a turnover. Brian Fogarty Omaha vs Tri-City (USHL) Video (With Replay) 4/23/2021
Matthew Knies Note He's a better skater with the puck than without, because when he has the puck, he keeps his stick out in front while straight-line skating, and is more balanced with less wasted movement. Brian Fogarty Omaha vs Tri-City (USHL) Video (With Replay) 4/23/2021
Matthew Knies Note Snappy release on the wrist shot at speed. Brian Fogarty Omaha vs Tri-City (USHL) Video (With Replay) 4/23/2021
Matthew Knies Note Plays big when he has the puck. Hard to move and knock off his line. Brian Fogarty Omaha vs Tri-City (USHL) Video (With Replay) 4/23/2021
Vinnie Borgesi Note Smooth crossovers, excellent acceleration, eager to join the rush. Brian Fogarty Omaha vs Tri-City (USHL) Video (With Replay) 4/23/2021
Vinnie Borgesi Note Good, hard slapshot from the blue line. Brian Fogarty Omaha vs Tri-City (USHL) Video (With Replay) 4/23/2021
Vinnie Borgesi Note Powerplay sequence, wrists one from 60 feet and hits the post. This kid has a hard shot. Brian Fogarty Omaha vs Tri-City (USHL) Video (With Replay) 4/23/2021
Vinnie Borgesi Note Again using excellent crossovers to gain lateral acceleration. He's a good skater. I'm really starting to like this kid as a player. Brian Fogarty Omaha vs Tri-City (USHL) Video (With Replay) 4/23/2021
Vinnie Borgesi Note Applying pressure to prevent a breakout, using his quickness to close a gap and force the Omaha player to abandon the attempt and turn back. Brian Fogarty Omaha vs Tri-City (USHL) Video (With Replay) 4/23/2021
Dylan Duke Note High work-rate player. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Dylan Duke Note Rifles a pass right to left, but it was too much for Behrens to handle. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Dylan Duke Note Keeps his stick on the ice, attentive and ready. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Dylan Duke Note Trips the Czech goalie, gets buried into the boards. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Dylan Duke Summary Did a lot of little things well in the game, gaining inside position at the crease, making himself available for passes, working into open spaces, and working hard on the defensive side of the game. He's not an offensive force by any means, but he plays a solid, honest game in all three zones. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Jakub Altrichter Note Looks to be a bit slow going up the ice. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Jakub Altrichter Note Good stickwork on the backcheck leads to a turnover. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Jakub Altrichter Note Half-hearted bump mostly just distracted the US puck carrier. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Jakub Altrichter Note He's making me crazy. When you watch him, he has a good tool set, with good skating, elusive puck handling, above average work rate, but nothing is happening for him. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Jakub Brabanec Note He has a quality skill set and good offensive instincts. He's been one of the top drivers for the Czechs in this game. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Jaroslav Chmelar Note Second powerplay unit, playing low and battling at the crease. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Jaroslav Chmelar Note Big player at 6'4, 198 Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Jaroslav Chmelar Note Good mobility, using his agility to shake a defender and spin off the wall with the puck. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Jaroslav Chmelar Note Decent recovery speed on the back check. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Jaroslav Chmelar Note With his size and skating, if he develops some scoring (he's young for the draft) he could become a good NHL-type player. Need to see some offense first, though. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Jaroslav Chmelar Note Bites on a fake by Lane Hutson at the blue line, and Hutson drives past and starts a dangerous sequence. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Jaroslav Chmelar Note Great backhand look as he cuts hard to the high slot. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Jaroslav Chmelar Note Successfully chases down and catches Behrens on a back check. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Justin Janicke Note Speedy, just took an excellent line to prevent the shooter from a good look at the net. Went to the lane first, and then closed in on the shooter. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Justin Janicke Note Plays a slip and weave style. Ducks under bigger players and beats them with his edges. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Justin Janicke Note Tries to tie up Rysavy with his stick, but putting his stick out did nothing to stop Rysavy from getting his stick on the puck and scoring. Janicke needed to step in and actually tie up Rysavy instead of just trying to block him with a waist-high stick Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Justin Janicke Note His defensive game needs a lot of work to get to an effective level. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Justin Janicke Note Has the puck on the low boards, and he spins directly into the Czech defender and loses the puck. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Justin Janicke Note Throws a puck to the slot, but the only players there are all wearing Czech sweaters. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Lukas Pajer Note Shows some quickness through the neutral zone, then chips it past the US defender and goes to the corner. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Lukas Pajer Note Pucks scrum on the boards, he wins the puck then flicks a backhand pass to a teammate at the circle. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Lukas Pajer Note Top powerplay unit. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Lukas Pajer Note Skates hard to get back to his zone, going full out until he hit his defensive assignment then pulling up hard. There's no glide in his game. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Lukas Pajer Note Good choice to back off instead of attempting to race to a 50/50 puck. If he'd been unsuccessful, that would have been a 2-on-1 going the other way. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Lukas Pajer Note He's a part of the action on every shift, always making some kind of impact on a play. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Lukas Pajer Note What form on his one-timer. Looks picture perfect on form, and he gets a ton of power from it. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Lukas Pajer Note One-timer, kept it low on the ice, but the goalie made a good save. Pajer's one-timer is top notch. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Lukas Pajer Note Steals a puck in his own end, drives up ice diagonally, entering the offensive zone along the left boards, but loses an edge pulling up. He then hustles back, lifts a stick, dives to block a shot. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Lukas Pajer Note Another smart, safe play, this time to chip the puck past a defender and clear his own zone. He put the puck into empty space and allowed his side to get relief from the US pressure and reset. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Lukas Pajer Summary There are a lot of good things in his game, but it's his one-timer that lights up a game. He plays well, skating is excellent, and made several smart choices with and without the puck. He's a player to keep an eye on as he develops over the next three or four years. Pajer looks like the type of player who cracks the NHL at 21 or 22 and people start asking about where he came from. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Rutger McGroarty Note Wide skating stride, his return brings his feet back to beyond shoulder width at best. He's leaking power everywhere. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Rutger McGroarty Note Good size at 6'1, 195 pounds as a D-1 Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Rutger McGroarty Note He goes to the front of the net any time he can. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Rutger McGroarty Note Strong on his feet, but needs to work on his overall technique and balance. He looks like a young player going through a growth spurt. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Rutger McGroarty Note Haven't seen him create much in his ice time, but he's working hard and putting in the effort on every shift. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Rutger McGroarty Note If you ever want to find McGroarty on the ice, just loot to the crease. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Rutger McGroarty Summary An interesting young player for the 2022 draft. He has a solid frame and good speed despite not having the best skating mechanics. He goes hard to the net and as he continues to develop looks like a player who has an NHL floor. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Ryan St Louis Note Skates well, moves his feet, but he's not affecting play much so far. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Ryan St Louis Note Missed a chance to change and then spent nearly two minutes on his shift. He was dead out there. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Ryan St Louis Note Skates well, but he's not active. There looks to be almost no urgency in his game. Follows the play instead of leading it. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Sean Behrens Note Uses his leverage and balance to just totally upend the much larger Simon Marha. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Simon Marha Note Paying a lot of attention to positioning, going quickly and diligently to his spots. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Simon Marha Note Digs a puck out from in front of his net, goes up the right side, pulls up, gets planted by Behrens. Ooof. Brian Fogarty USA vs Czech Republic (2021 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/29/2021
Brad Lambert Note Lambert is full activity every shift. Hitting, using his feet, always trying to make something positive happen for his team. Brian Fogarty Russian vs Finland (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/6/2021
Dmitri Buchelnikov Note Hard wrist shot from the circle goes just wide. Brian Fogarty Russian vs Finland (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/6/2021
Dmitri Buchelnikov Note Using physical play to create a turnover. Brian Fogarty Russian vs Finland (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/6/2021
Dmitri Buchelnikov Note Quality skating and speed, bordering on excellent-level mobility. Brian Fogarty Russian vs Finland (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/6/2021
Dmitri Buchelnikov Note Wrist shot causes trouble, then he gathers his own rebound low and tries to chip it off the goalie's back. Brian Fogarty Russian vs Finland (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/6/2021
Dmitri Buchelnikov Summary Interesting player that works hard at both ends of the ice. Forechecks well, uses his skating ability to create or deny chances. Feisty, with offense. I liked him. Sept 6 birthdate. Brian Fogarty Russian vs Finland (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/6/2021
Dmitri Katelevsky Note His feet go fast, but his body isn't going anywhere. Generating no forward power from his strides. Brian Fogarty Russian vs Finland (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/6/2021
Dmitri Katelevsky Note Skates completely hunched over. Brian Fogarty Russian vs Finland (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/6/2021
Dmitri Katelevsky Note Killing penalties Brian Fogarty Russian vs Finland (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/6/2021
Dmitri Katelevsky Summary Not a fan of his play in this game. Lackluster, skating is problematic, just seemed to bring little to the game overall. Brian Fogarty Russian vs Finland (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/6/2021
Fyodor Svechkov Note Errant pass to nobody at the right point and puck goes out into center ice. Follows that with a beauty of a pass from below the goal line to the crease that should have been a goal, but saved. Brian Fogarty Russian vs Finland (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/6/2021
Fyodor Svechkov Note Speed looks only average, good agility and balance though. Brian Fogarty Russian vs Finland (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/6/2021
Fyodor Svechkov Note Poor choice to try a backwards, between-the-legs pass at the offensive blue line. Gave the puck away with less than five seconds in the period, and allowed the Finns a late attack. Just hold the puck there and protect the lead. Brian Fogarty Russian vs Finland (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/6/2021
Fyodor Svechkov Summary Made as many mistakes as he made special plays. His speed is average but he gets to good spots on the ice. If he can clean up the mental errors and improve decision making, he could blossom. Brian Fogarty Russian vs Finland (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/6/2021
Nikita Chibrikov Note Nice pass into space to lead his man to good drive into the zone. Smart pass. Brian Fogarty Russian vs Finland (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/6/2021
Nikita Chibrikov Note Good lateral speed, using edges and crossovers to curl through the crease and get to the corner first. Brian Fogarty Russian vs Finland (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/6/2021
Nikita Chibrikov Note Attempts a dangle in the high slot but leaves the puck behind. Brian Fogarty Russian vs Finland (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/6/2021
Nikita Chibrikov Note Enters the zone, curls to the slot, wrists one easily saved. Good route to the high-danger area to create a chance. Brian Fogarty Russian vs Finland (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/6/2021
Nikita Chibrikov Note Little give and go, rips a wrist shot low far side that beats the goalie clean. Fast release, with power. Nice shot. Brian Fogarty Russian vs Finland (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/6/2021
Nikita Chibrikov Note Extends his arms with the puck at his hip to change the position of the shot release, trying to use more of the defenders position to screen the release. Brian Fogarty Russian vs Finland (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/6/2021
Nikita Chibrikov Summary Drove a lot of the Russian offense in the game for a player not named Michkov. He has an excellent shot that he works hard to utilize and disguise. Smart player in offensive zone. He's the type of player that can both create and finish chances, and he has a good sense of where to put the puck to make the most of the game situation. Brian Fogarty Russian vs Finland (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/6/2021
Nikolai Makarov Note Positioning looks sound and he just took a great angle to make sure the puck carrier stayed outside the dots. Brian Fogarty Russian vs Finland (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/6/2021
Nikolai Makarov Note Closes the distance to head off a potential attack and regain inside position against the rushing Finnish forward. Brian Fogarty Russian vs Finland (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/6/2021
Nikolai Makarov Note Big, strong defender playing a ton of minutes. Brian Fogarty Russian vs Finland (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/6/2021
Nikolai Makarov Summary Just a solid, stay-at-home type of minute chewing defender. His positioning was fantastic, and he showed some good speed from time to time. He's a defender that will make life miserable for forwards trying to get to scoring spots in his zone. However, his offense seems limited, so he's a guy that teams will just park at the back end to shut down top opponents and make good first passes out of the zone. Brian Fogarty Russian vs Finland (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/6/2021
Oliver Kapanen Note On the forecheck, chases Svechkov instead of positioning himself to cut off the escape route, and Svechkov is able to breakout. Brian Fogarty Russian vs Finland (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/6/2021
Oliver Kapanen Note Another forechecking sequence, he's active, hounding the puck until he creates a turnover. Brian Fogarty Russian vs Finland (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/6/2021
Oliver Kapanen Note Gets his stick into the passing lane and intercepts a breakout pass just outside the blue line. Brian Fogarty Russian vs Finland (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/6/2021
Oliver Kapanen Summary It seemed like he was effective on every shift, not with anything fancy, just playing solid hockey in all three zones. He'll get better with experience, too. Brian Fogarty Russian vs Finland (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/6/2021
Sami Paivarinta Note Coming back to support the defense, not in a hurry but calling out coverages. Stayed behind the puck carrier though, instead of pushing to catch him. Would have liked more intensity on the backcheck on that play. Brian Fogarty Russian vs Finland (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/6/2021
Sami Paivarinta Note Jumps a pass at the blue line, then draws a short-handed penalty shot. Brian Fogarty Russian vs Finland (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/6/2021
Sami Paivarinta Note Very good speed, but he seems to only use it on the attack. Still lacking urgency going back to his own end. Brian Fogarty Russian vs Finland (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/6/2021
Sami Paivarinta Note Good recognition to cover the left point after the defender pinches in deep. Brian Fogarty Russian vs Finland (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/6/2021
Sami Paivarinta Note Tough to pin down when he has the puck. Brian Fogarty Russian vs Finland (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/6/2021
Sami Paivarinta Summary I liked everything about his game as long as he had the puck or was working in the offensive zone. On defense, he seemed like he understood what he was supposed to be doing, but didn't care a lot about doing it. If he sharpens up and develops play on the defensive side of the puck, he could become a quality second-line winger with scoring potential. Brian Fogarty Russian vs Finland (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/6/2021
Samu Salminen Note Right-wing circle on the powerplay, hard one-time slap shot beat the goalie to tie the game. Brian Fogarty Russian vs Finland (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/6/2021
Samu Salminen Note Tries a stretch pass, but the head man was surrounded by opposing players. Not the best choice from Salminen. Brian Fogarty Russian vs Finland (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/6/2021
Samu Salminen Note Captain of the Finn U18 squad. Brian Fogarty Russian vs Finland (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/6/2021
Samu Salminen Note Bats a puck out of the air waist height for his second goal of the game. Great hand/eye on that one, as the puck hit a stick and popped up right in front of him. Brian Fogarty Russian vs Finland (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/6/2021
Samu Salminen Summary Offensive minded, but a quality hockey player at both ends of the ice. Showed a lot of potential in the game to become a top-six scoring forward in the NHL. I liked his stability in the game, even though he did make a few mistakes. He'll learn, and he looks like he is capable of a lot of potential development. Brian Fogarty Russian vs Finland (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/6/2021
Francesco Pinelli Note Skating looks a bit hunched and sloppy. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Czech Republic (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Francesco Pinelli Note Seems to struggle with his feet. Needed to get one more stride to a loose puck, but couldn't get there so he was forced to reach out to try to poke the puck instead. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Czech Republic (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Francesco Pinelli Note Works his way to a turnover off a bad play from the Czech goaltender, but then he just gave the puck back with a pass to a Czech player in the slot. What an excellent opportunity wasted. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Czech Republic (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Jakub Brabanec Note Has some quickness, but his hips look slow in pivots. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Czech Republic (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Jakub Brabanec Note Perfect setup pass for the one-timer by Pajer. Good weight, right in front of the back foot. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Czech Republic (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Jakub Brabanec Note His passes have excellent touch. Just made another one that hits the receiver like he just dropped it there. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Czech Republic (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Jakub Brabanec Note Solid agility and sharp turns. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Czech Republic (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Jakub Brabanec Note Winning all the races to pucks and open ice. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Czech Republic (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Lukas Pajer Note Beautiful one-timer that he got all of, and rips the puck into the net. One of the prettiest one-timers I've seen in this tournament. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Czech Republic (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Lukas Pajer Note Hustles down ice and beats out Zellweger to nullify an icing. He made up ground and passed Zellweger. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Czech Republic (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Mason McTavish Note Closes from the slot to the corner, good movement, puts a hip into his man to force an early pass. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Czech Republic (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Mason McTavish Note Well done to just chop pass a puck out of feet and back to the point to reset the play in the offensive zone. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Czech Republic (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Mason McTavish Note Changes gears and develops additional speed hitting the offensive zone looking for a pass. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Czech Republic (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Mason McTavish Note Good centering pass while moving diagonally into the corner. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Czech Republic (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Olen Zellweger Note Spins out of pressure and turns the puck up ice and into the neutral zone. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Czech Republic (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Olen Zellweger Note Constantly scanning the ice, always head up and reading the rest of the flow. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Czech Republic (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Stanislav Svozil Note Has the puck in the neutral zone, and skates away from Pinelli. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Czech Republic (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Stanislav Svozil Note Top powerplay unit, playing high with Pajer and Brabanec on the boards. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Czech Republic (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Wyatt Johnston Note Receives an excellent pass from Bedard, right at the top of the crease, and buries it on his first shift. He got that away in a hurry and the goalie had no chance. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Czech Republic (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Wyatt Johnston Note Average straightline speed, maybe half a step faster than Pinelli Brian Fogarty Canada vs Czech Republic (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Albert Sjoberg Note Speed looks average. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Anton Olsson Note Has a powerful one-time slapshot. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Fabian Lysell Note Carries into the offensive zone, wide base as he tries to stickhandle past a defender. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Fabian Lysell Note Top powerplay unit, playing at the right point, sliding down to the right circle. A lot of the play going through him. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Fabian Lysell Note Draws a penalty with his acceleration as he looked to split defenders and was tripped, but gets called for diving as well. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Fabian Lysell Note Lysell can fly. Excellent straight-line speed. Probably the fastest player in this game. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Fabian Lysell Note Jumps an ill-considered pass, dekes around Behrens, goes behind the net, wraparound, goal. Excellent individual sequence from the speedy winger there. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Fabian Lysell Note Hits the offensive zone with some speed, carries into the circle, ,the picks out the top farside corner with a laser wrist shot. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Fabian Lysell Summary Fast and skilled with a high scoring drive, Lysell looks to be a high-pace scoring winger for the NHL level. Will need to clean up a bit of his defensive play, but he was by no means a liability in his own end. He is, however, all offensive instincts. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Isak Rosen Note Closing speed stands out as he chases down a breakaway opportunity Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Isak Rosen Note Wrist shot looks a bit deliberate. Has tried two so far, and both have hit a defender in the shinpads. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Isak Rosen Note Active puckhandler. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Isak Rosen Note Nice cross-ice pass from the right circle to the left point sets up a PP goal. That was a good look to find the clear path and lift the puck over sticks in the lane. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Isak Rosen Note Another wrist shot blocked. He's forcing those attempts without much gusto. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Isak Rosen Note Follows with an excellent pass to the far post that should have been a goal. His passes are already determined before he gets the puck, seeing the ice well. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Isak Rosen Note Distributes the pucks with so much confidence, accuracy and intelligence. He just set up another attempt that should have been a goal. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Isak Rosen Note Smooth skater, carries the puck so well, excellent vision and distribution, but so far lacking intensity. There doesn't appear to be much goal-scoring drive there. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Isak Rosen Note Uses his speed to create a break, but his lack of offensive dynamism cost him when he got to the net. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Isak Rosen Note Effective on the penalty kill because of his quickness and long reach. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Isak Rosen Note Fearless passer. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Isak Rosen Note Poor puck protection on that play, gives the puck away just inside the offensive blue line Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Isak Rosen Summary Good skater who is a natural playmaker. His vision and ability to get the puck to teammates are both excellent, and he reads the ice incredibly well. His usage and success on the penalty kill shows his defensive awareness is also very good. His shot is a weakness, though, and looks more like a tactic than a weapon. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Liam Gilmartin Note Solid hit in the neutral zone Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Liam Gilmartin Note Playing a physical game, used his shoulder and leverage to separate the puck the Swedish carriers, creates a turnover. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Liam Gilmartin Note Finds a loose puck in the high slot with plenty of time and space, but puts the puck over the top of the net. Would have liked to see him take one more step and force the goalie to make a move. However, he was likely just surprised to have everything so open all of a sudden. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Liam Gilmartin Summary A straightforward, physical forward with some offensive skill. He looks to be a bottom-six type of player who could develop into a decent two-way possession-type player at the higher levels. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Redmond Savage Note Good acceleration off the glide Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Redmond Savage Note Blocks a bomb from Olsson. Wow, that hurt. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Redmond Savage Note Breaks up a pass on the penalty kill and goes quickly up ice. He has been highly effective on the penalty kill unit so far. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Redmond Savage Note Lines up a hit at the blue line but misses his man entirely and the Swedes gain the offensive zone with little trouble. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Redmond Savage Note Good technique straight ahead, just not very explosive or fast. Changes directions well and his lateral movement is good or better. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Redmond Savage Note A couple of chances in the third period, but both times the puck slipped off of his stick. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Redmond Savage Summary Savage was mostly used in a defensive capacity here, killing all of the penalties and working hard in the defensive and neutral zones. He does have some offensive ability, but he lacks an explosiveness in his feet and in his hands that will likely limit his offensive upside as he moves up the ranks. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Rutger McGroarty Note Good hustle play to step into the defender's path, take him off the puck, curl to the slot. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Sasha Pastujov Note One timer into the side netting. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Sasha Pastujov Note Another one-timer, blocked in front. The shot seems a bit telegraphed. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Sasha Pastujov Note When he's holding the puck, he is patient and mostly picking out the right plays. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Sasha Pastujov Note One time slap shot that fooled the netminder. That shot actually looked much more threatening than some of the earlier big-wind-up slapshot attempts. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Sasha Pastujov Note Positioning is a but ragged in his own zone, but keeps his stick on the ice, in lanes, and stays attentive. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Sasha Pastujov Note Definitely not afraid to shoot. He likes to put pucks on net and his wrist shot is heavy. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Sasha Pastujov Note Gets a rebound at the edge of the crease and roofs it past the diving netminder. His career will likely be determined by how effective he can continue to be in that area of the ice. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Sasha Pastujov Note Passing is not as natural a skill as his shooting. Passes are decently accurate, but he telegraphs them a bit, and they seem secondary options instead of chance generators. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Sasha Pastujov Summary A shoot-first player who will make his living in the homeplate area of the ice. His skating is average, but he is strong on his skates and able to maintain his position when defenders are leaning on him. He needs to develop his passing game, but his shot is quick and sharp and instinctive. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Sean Behrens Note Floats a soft pass off the boards along the offensive zone blue line, easily intercepted and turned the other way. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Sean Behrens Note Tries to chop a puck out of his end, but would have been better offing taking an extra step and controlling the puck instead. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Sean Behrens Note Not the greatest speed. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Sean Behrens Note Playing the left halfboards on the powerplay. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Sean Behrens Note Good pinch on a loose puck, pushes past a defender and centers a pass for a dangerous chance. Good play from Behrens. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Sean Behrens Note Carries through the neutral zone with determination and some good maneuverability. Not a speedster, but takes a confident route into the offensive zone with the puck. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Sean Behrens Note Patient at the left point while the play in low in the right corner, but as the puck moves towards the crease, he drives down weak side for a possible rebound chance. Smart play. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Sean Behrens Note Gets a puck at the blue line, dips left and gets around two Swedish players to the outside, wrists one on net. He's an elusive puck carrier. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Sean Behrens Note Again pushing the puck up ice. He's been one of the US's top possession players in the game. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Sean Behrens Summary An interesting player from the back end. He lacks a top gear, but his ability to maneuver through traffic and beat defenders despite not being super fast is impressive. He timed his attacks well, and played a smart game in transition, particularly. Still shaky in his own end (Lysell faked him out of his skates on one play), but he could become a good middle pair, transitional defenseman. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Simon Edvinsson Note Smooth movement with and without the puck Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Simon Edvinsson Note Going back behind his net to retrieve a puck, checking over his shoulder for options as he goes in for the puck, then making a safe play to seal the puck off from the forechecker and moving the puck to a teammate. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Simon Edvinsson Note Great read to intercept a breakout pass. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Simon Edvinsson Note Balance is steady, keeps well-centered above his skates. Strides are somewhat methodical, but he still shows okay speed. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Simon Edvinsson Note Long-legged strides cover a lot of ice with little effort necessary. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Simon Edvinsson Summary Another excellent Swedish defender with smooth , long limbs, and a deceptive speed. He looks almost sleepy at times because everything he does looks so effortless. Edvinsson could develop into a player that might one day be considered the best of his draft class. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
William Stromgren Note Gets a loose puck in the high slot, uses his body to shield while he settles the puck, then puts a strong wrist shot off the post. Brian Fogarty USA vs Sweden (2021 World U18s) Video (With Replay) 5/3/2021
Braxton Whitehead Note Uses his edges well, has good speed, too. Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Braxton Whitehead Note Feet are close together while taking the faceoff. Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Braxton Whitehead Note Tries a steep-leaning turn and loses an edge. Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Braxton Whitehead Note Curls to the slot, drags the puck in and wrists one just wide. Quick hands. Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Braxton Whitehead Note Quick to a loose puck, then uses his speed to create a chance and draw a penalty. Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Braxton Whitehead Summary His best attribute is his skating, showing both agility and speed. Gets to loose pucks, jumps into plays at both ends. He did not get many looks at the net in this game, but his hands looked okay. Needs seasoning. Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Chase Bertholet Note Has the puck in his end, top of the right circle facing his goal. With two better passing choices to either defender, he chooses instead to buttonhole towards the boards and gets trapped there by a forechecker, and turns the puck over to the attackers. Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Chase Bertholet Note Footwork needs help. He hops to get his feet in the right position for acceleration. Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Chase Bertholet Note Lack of agility costs him on defense as he is having trouble keeping on his man. Ends up reaching a lot. Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Chase Bertholet Note Takes a solid hit in open ice and loses the puck. Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Conor Bedard Note Looks so light and lively on his skates. One of those skaters who looks like he was born with skates on, Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Conor Bedard Note Physically engaging with the 6'3 Owen Pederson at the top of the crease, trying to muscle the bigger player out and protect his own net. Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Conor Bedard Note Carrying the puck behind the net, gets a smooth lacrosse-style attempt but sticks the puck to the outside of the post. Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Conor Bedard Note Generates a lot of velocity on his shot, power and accuracy with a super-fast release. Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Conor Bedard Note Comes into the zone on the left-wing side, pulls up and passes to the right point to hit a man just entering the zone with speed. Bedard sees the whole ice so well. That wasn't the most obvious option, but it was the best one. Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Conor Bedard Note Rolling puck, bouncing puck, it makes no difference, he'll still get it on net with heat. Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Conor Bedard Note Excellent look-off pass to the left circle for an assist. Showing shot all the way in, eyes on the net, then a perfect pass for an easy goal with the netminder out high to stop Bedard. Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Conor Bedard Summary I will never get tired of watching Bedard play. He does everything so well, and has that innate sense for the game around him. His shot has a ferocious quality to it that everyone has to respect, and then his vision and passing are just as good or better. Makes plays at speed, but also slows the game down when he needs it that way. Just a brilliant player. Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Conor Geekie Note Long strides with good form, he moves faster than he looks. Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Conor Geekie Note Uses his size to shield the puck behind the net and keep the play going despite the attempt to pin him to the boards. Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Conor Geekie Note Two nice passes on that shift, the second a well-weighted saucer pass just inside the blue line that split two defenders and released Bruce to the net. Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Conor Geekie Note Good positioning in his own end, reads the pass and makes a clean interception. Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Conor Geekie Note Looks so big out there, takes up a lot of space on the ice. Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Conor Geekie Note Entering the offensive zone behind the puck carrier, lifts an opponent's stick to create an open skating lane for his teammate with the puck. Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Conor Geekie Note Second powerplay unit. Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Conor Geekie Note First couple of steps are weak, but it looks like they can improve with leg strength and better technique. Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Conor Geekie Note Solid hit in the neutral zone. Uses his size to his advantage. Good, clean check that completely disrupts the play. Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Conor Geekie Note Hands are good. Dips a shoulder, makes a head fake, then rolls his wrists and drops a pass back to the point. Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Conor Geekie Note Drives the goal line, slides a puck into the goalie's pads, then gathers the rebound and roofs it backhand from in close. Nice goal. Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Conor Geekie Summary For a young player with his size (6'4, 205), he uses his body as a weapon, which many skilled young big guys either avoid or have not yet learned. Geekie's passing are excellent, but he misfired on shots a couple of times an looked a bit awkward in setting up his shot. Needs to work on his acceleration and footwork, but that looks correctible and will get better with time. I wouldn't say he is a top prospect, but he could be a good prospect. Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Conor McClennon Note Strong balance to stay on his feet while fighting for space against a bigger player. Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Conor McClennon Note Gets out tight to the point on defense, taking away time from the puck holder, and takes good lines to get into the shooting lane for potential blocks. Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Conor McClennon Note Excellent long diagonal pass through traffic to lead Krebs in on a partial breakaway. That was a beauty. Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Conor McClennon Note Playing low left side on the powerplay. Likes to take up a spot to the goalie's right at the edge of the crease. Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Conor McClennon Note Gets a goal off his shin pad at the crease from the Krebs hot pass that got deflected up into McClennon's shins. Accidental goal for him, but it was his positioning that made it possible. Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Conor McClennon Note Good hit. He may be small, but he plays hard. Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Skyler Bruce Note Takes a pass from Geekie, pulls up at the net, and wrists one low that deflects through the goalie's legs for the first goal of the game. Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Skyler Bruce Note Tries a one-timer but the pass skips between his legs. Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Skyler Bruce Note Feeds a pass to a cutting Krebs, but the pass needed a but more zip to have gotten to Krebs cleanly and in stride. Good look, though. Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Sloan Stanick Note Carries with speed into the zone, tries a pass to the front but leads his man too much and the puck goes into the corner. Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Zachary Benson Note Active penalty killer. Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Zachary Benson Note Making some questionable puck choices, often carrying or handling the puck when a simple pass would be a better option. Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Zachary Benson Note Speedy for sure, but his game needs refinement and experience. Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Zachary Benson Note Puck scramble at the net, and Benson is the only one who sees the puck escape to the side. He snags it and wraps around for a goal that no one else saw coming. Brian Fogarty Regina vs Winnipeg (WHL) Video (With Replay) 4/3/2021
Conor Bedard Note Puck goes into the corner, and he curls to the slot. Takes a pass, wrists one hard off the goalie's mask. Brian Fogarty Prince Albert vs Regina (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/12/2021
Conor Bedard Note Puck along the boards available for a 50/50 battle, but he chose a better play, stepped back around the defender and cut off his only lane of escape, then pinned him to the boards. Brian Fogarty Prince Albert vs Regina (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/12/2021
Conor Bedard Note Strong on his edges, keeps position at the front of the net with a defender pushing and leaning into him. Brian Fogarty Prince Albert vs Regina (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/12/2021
Conor Bedard Note Takes a hit from Guhle to get the puck into the offensive zone. Brian Fogarty Prince Albert vs Regina (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/12/2021
Conor Bedard Note Following the flow of play in his end of the ice, but looking a bit like he's not quite up to speed yet. But when the puck goes the other way he knows exactly what to do. Brian Fogarty Prince Albert vs Regina (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/12/2021
Conor Bedard Note Righthanded shot, drags the puck in and releases a lightning wrister between the defender's legs. Saved, but effective. Brian Fogarty Prince Albert vs Regina (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/12/2021
Conor Bedard Note Taking defensive zone faceoffs. Brian Fogarty Prince Albert vs Regina (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/12/2021
Conor Bedard Note You can tell that the puck loves him. Brian Fogarty Prince Albert vs Regina (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/12/2021
Conor Bedard Note Right half-boards on the powerplay, always on the move, hits the zone with speed. Brian Fogarty Prince Albert vs Regina (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/12/2021
Conor Bedard Note Strong wrists, lots of heat on his wrist shot. Comes of his stick fast and with deception. Brian Fogarty Prince Albert vs Regina (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/12/2021
Conor Bedard Note Starts in his own end, hits the blue line with speed, dekes a defender, then snaps a shot from the circle that beats the goaltender over his glove for his first WHL goal. Brian Fogarty Prince Albert vs Regina (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/12/2021
Conor Bedard Note Steals a puck along the boards on the left side circle, pulls the puck around a player as he cuts to the slot, and then blows a shot past the goalie. That puck was in the net and the goaltender had barely begun to move. Brian Fogarty Prince Albert vs Regina (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/12/2021
Conor Bedard Note Definitely a shooter, but he's also a good passer and moves well to make a play. Brian Fogarty Prince Albert vs Regina (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/12/2021
Conor Bedard Note Great look to pass across the slot to the man cutting to the net, but they just missed the connection. Brian Fogarty Prince Albert vs Regina (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/12/2021
Conor Bedard Summary Did not disappoint in his WHL debut. It's obvious why Bedard is playing at 15, and other than maybe Ozzy Weisblatt, he was easily the most electric player on the ice. He is impossible to handle when he has the puck, and has a range of deceptive moves and puckhandling to protect the puck and create shooting lanes. Without the puck, he is constantly engaged all over the ice, and although his defense needs some development, he wasn't shy about using his body and looked eager to contribute to defending the net. He's an excellent skater and like all aspects of his game, his skating will improve with strength and experience. Definitely the real thing. Just a fantastic hockey player. Brian Fogarty Prince Albert vs Regina (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/12/2021
Drew Englot Note Not the most agile skater, a bit slow on his stops and change of direction, loses Weisblatt who steps to the slot and scores. Brian Fogarty Prince Albert vs Regina (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/12/2021
Drew Englot Note Waving his stick as a form of defense. Brian Fogarty Prince Albert vs Regina (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/12/2021
Easton Armstrong Note Builds speed through a few strides, feet look a little jittery in small spaces. Brian Fogarty Prince Albert vs Regina (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/12/2021
Easton Armstrong Note Big kid, looks tall and solidly built. Brian Fogarty Prince Albert vs Regina (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/12/2021
Easton Armstrong Note Forces a snap shot when waiting and moving the puck was the better option. Brian Fogarty Prince Albert vs Regina (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/12/2021
Easton Armstrong Note Fishing for the puck instead of actually committing to defense. Brian Fogarty Prince Albert vs Regina (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/12/2021
Easton Armstrong Note Has the puck on a two-on-one, keeps it, fires the puck over the cross bar. Brian Fogarty Prince Albert vs Regina (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/12/2021
Graydon Gotaas Note Mobile, active in his zone. Lost an edge, recovered quickly and regained position. Brian Fogarty Prince Albert vs Regina (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/12/2021
Layton Feist Note Poor pass that caused problems in his own end. Brian Fogarty Prince Albert vs Regina (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/12/2021
Layton Feist Note Creates a chance in the high slot, but his shot was well wide on the far side. Brian Fogarty Prince Albert vs Regina (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/12/2021
Layton Feist Note Good job recovering back and putting a shoulder into the puck carrier trying to drive the net. Brian Fogarty Prince Albert vs Regina (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/12/2021
Logan Linklater Note Loses an edge and takes out the goaltender's feet. Brian Fogarty Prince Albert vs Regina (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/12/2021
Logan Linklater Note On the powerplay, low at the side of the net, takes a pass and steps forward to try a backhand shot, saved. He's been battling there at the crease for the entire shift. Brian Fogarty Prince Albert vs Regina (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/12/2021
Nolan Allen Note Tries a hit at the blue line but doesn't get enough, and Bedard slips past him. Brian Fogarty Prince Albert vs Regina (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/12/2021
Sloan Stanick Note Has tiny, pitter-patter steps, which keep his feet under him for balance but seem to limit his burst. Brian Fogarty Prince Albert vs Regina (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/12/2021
Sloan Stanick Note Overskating the play a bit. Brian Fogarty Prince Albert vs Regina (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/12/2021
Sloan Stanick Note Average or a little better speed though the neutral zone. Brian Fogarty Prince Albert vs Regina (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/12/2021
Sloan Stanick Note Second-unit powerplay. Brian Fogarty Prince Albert vs Regina (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/12/2021
Tyson Laventure Note Good on his inside edges, giving him nice maneuverability at a slow glide. Brian Fogarty Prince Albert vs Regina (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/12/2021
Tyson Laventure Note He's got some speed. Brian Fogarty Prince Albert vs Regina (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/12/2021
Ashton Ferster Note Strong feet, well-balanced, allows him to absorb hits Brian Fogarty Medicine Hat vs Edmonton (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/5/2021
Brayden Boehm Note Nice turn, finds his man, and delivers a solid body check along the neutral-zone boards. Brian Fogarty Medicine Hat vs Edmonton (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/5/2021
Brayden Boehm Note Good acceleration there. Brian Fogarty Medicine Hat vs Edmonton (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/5/2021
Brayden Boehm Note Throwing hits all over the ice. Brian Fogarty Medicine Hat vs Edmonton (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/5/2021
Brayden Boehm Note Tries to drive and turn the corner, but the defender matches him and shoulders him off his turn and into t he boards. Brian Fogarty Medicine Hat vs Edmonton (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/5/2021
Brayden Boehm Note Tracking the play, looks engaged, but he's more of an observer than a participant. Brian Fogarty Medicine Hat vs Edmonton (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/5/2021
Brayden Boehm Summary Plays a physical game with good skating, but in this game at least, the play was generally out of his effective range of interaction. Many times he was in the middle of the zone but the play was along the boards, etc. It made it difficult to get a good read on his puck skills. Brian Fogarty Medicine Hat vs Edmonton (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/5/2021
Cayden Glover Note Has a wide-footed turn and stance, which makes him look off balance. Brian Fogarty Medicine Hat vs Edmonton (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/5/2021
Dylan Guenther Note Steady stride, seems to conserve some speed as necessary. Brian Fogarty Medicine Hat vs Edmonton (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/5/2021
Dylan Guenther Note Change of direction is crisp. Brian Fogarty Medicine Hat vs Edmonton (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/5/2021
Dylan Guenther Note One-times a long pass that was at his back foot. He got a lot of power on that. Brian Fogarty Medicine Hat vs Edmonton (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/5/2021
Dylan Guenther Note Aware of opportunities and finds the play quickly. Brian Fogarty Medicine Hat vs Edmonton (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/5/2021
Dylan Guenther Note Converts a back-door pass into an open net. Good footwork to open himself for the one-time shot. Brian Fogarty Medicine Hat vs Edmonton (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/5/2021
Dylan Guenther Note Moves so well through the neutral zone. Brian Fogarty Medicine Hat vs Edmonton (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/5/2021
Dylan Guenther Note His first step looks good, allows him to jump into spaces. Brian Fogarty Medicine Hat vs Edmonton (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/5/2021
Dylan Guenther Note Missed a one-timer (pass close to his front foot) but I couldn't tell if he whiffed or the puck jumped on the 20th-minute ice. Brian Fogarty Medicine Hat vs Edmonton (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/5/2021
Dylan Guenther Note Has a fluid speed. Brian Fogarty Medicine Hat vs Edmonton (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/5/2021
Dylan Guenther Note Good hit from Guenther to knock the player off the puck in the neutral zone. Brian Fogarty Medicine Hat vs Edmonton (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/5/2021
Dylan Guenther Note Snaps a wrist shot from the slot. Brian Fogarty Medicine Hat vs Edmonton (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/5/2021
Dylan Guenther Summary Definitely more of a scorer than a playmaker. Guenther has an excellent array of shots, with power and accuracy, that he uses often. His passing and vision are good, but he finishes chances far more than he creates them. He has very good straight-line speed and is agile in his turns and changes of direction. He can give and absorb hits, plays from the dots in, and will make his living beating NHL goaltenders from the left circle. Brian Fogarty Medicine Hat vs Edmonton (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/5/2021
Jayden Henderson Note Buries the puck carrier into the boards. That was a thumping hit. Brian Fogarty Medicine Hat vs Edmonton (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/5/2021
Keegan Slaney Note Looks small, working hard but having a difficult time getting the puck away from pressure in his own end. Brian Fogarty Medicine Hat vs Edmonton (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/5/2021
Keegan Slaney Note Winds up for a big slapper from the right point but hits a leg in front. Brian Fogarty Medicine Hat vs Edmonton (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/5/2021
Keegan Slaney Note Killing penalties, good stickwork in the lanes Brian Fogarty Medicine Hat vs Edmonton (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/5/2021
Keegan Slaney Note Very quick, and he uses that to help cover gaps. Not too fond of his puck management so far. Brian Fogarty Medicine Hat vs Edmonton (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/5/2021
Keegan Slaney Note Gets in short-handed, winds up a slap shot. His backswing is slow to develop, giving goalies a tick of extra time to prepare for the shot. Brian Fogarty Medicine Hat vs Edmonton (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/5/2021
Keegan Slaney Note Getting a ton of ice time in this game. Brian Fogarty Medicine Hat vs Edmonton (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/5/2021
Keegan Slaney Note Another questionable puck decision leads to a two-on-one against, and he's forced to chase back. His speed again helping him to recover from his mistake. Brian Fogarty Medicine Hat vs Edmonton (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/5/2021
Keegan Slaney Note Recovers a loose puck behind his own net, then backhands it out to the slot, right to a Medicine Hat player for a good scoring chance against. Brian Fogarty Medicine Hat vs Edmonton (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/5/2021
Keegan Slaney Summary Needs to tidy up his defensive game a lot, and improve on his decisions with the puck, but other than being just 5'9, he has good tools. He is quick, can use his feet to cover his mistakes and take away space from attackers. However, he will absolutely have to limit those mistakes or players at the next level will take full advantage and his speed won't help him nearly as much. Brian Fogarty Medicine Hat vs Edmonton (WHL) Video (With Replay) 3/5/2021
Brendan Brisson Note Tries to slip a little pass across the crease to a wide open Beecher, but the puck clips the defender's skate and bobbles out of Beecher's reach. Brian Fogarty Michigan vs Arizona State (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 11/14/2020
Brendan Brisson Note Driving the high slot without the puck, but the pass was too hard and into his skates. I'd like to see him adjust a bit better, but that was tough handle. Brian Fogarty Michigan vs Arizona State (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 11/14/2020
Brendan Brisson Note Rips a pass through traffic, but I think that it surprised Beecher, and the puck skips out into the neutral zone. Brian Fogarty Michigan vs Arizona State (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 11/14/2020
Cam York Note Keeps turning his back to the puck. He needs to get that habit out of his game, and now. Brian Fogarty Michigan vs Arizona State (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 11/14/2020
John Beecher Note Looks huge out there. Brian Fogarty Michigan vs Arizona State (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 11/14/2020
John Beecher Note He's fast enough to beat people to loose pucks, but he still doesn't seem to use his speed often. Brian Fogarty Michigan vs Arizona State (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 11/14/2020
John Beecher Note Pulls a puck down with a high stick, which means that the puck was probably twenty feet in the air. Brian Fogarty Michigan vs Arizona State (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 11/14/2020
John Beecher Summary Great size, excellent on faceoffs and when he wants to use it, he can be quite fast. However, at this point he still seems fairly one-dimensional in the offensive zone and lacks creativity and fast reaction thinking. Brian Fogarty Michigan vs Arizona State (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 11/14/2020
Kent Johnson Note Diving attempt to sweep the puck away from an attacking forward at the blue line Brian Fogarty Michigan vs Arizona State (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 11/14/2020
Kent Johnson Note Slick, behind his back pass into an open space at the blue line, finding Beniers is stride for a clean zone entry that appeared out of nowhere. Wow. Brian Fogarty Michigan vs Arizona State (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 11/14/2020
Kent Johnson Note Another great play to get the puck to Beniers. He poked the puck away just inside the blue to keep zone possession, then makes a lateral pass while falling to find Beniers. Brian Fogarty Michigan vs Arizona State (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 11/14/2020
Kent Johnson Note Puck on a string, helps keep the play in the offensive zone, then gets a shot in close, and Beniers buries the rebound. Brian Fogarty Michigan vs Arizona State (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 11/14/2020
Kent Johnson Summary Just an outstanding NCAA debut, showing patience, tenacity and super-clever passing vision. This game got out of control quickly (Michigan was up six goals before the end of the second period), so I want to see him in close combat, but he's fun to watch. Brian Fogarty Michigan vs Arizona State (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 11/14/2020
Matthew Beniers Note Skates are not coming back underneath him on the return, instead his feet are wide set Brian Fogarty Michigan vs Arizona State (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 11/14/2020
Matthew Beniers Note Beniers takes the pass from Johnson, dips inside his man to get around him, passes off and then goes hard to the front of the net, where he tips in the game's first goal and his first for Michigan. Brian Fogarty Michigan vs Arizona State (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 11/14/2020
Matthew Beniers Note Moves much better than he looks like he will. Smooth on his edges. Brian Fogarty Michigan vs Arizona State (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 11/14/2020
Matthew Beniers Note Getting time on the penalty kill. Brian Fogarty Michigan vs Arizona State (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 11/14/2020
Matthew Beniers Note Just looks like he was born to play this game. So aware and at ease with and without the puck. Brian Fogarty Michigan vs Arizona State (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 11/14/2020
Matthew Beniers Note Works just as hard in the defensive zone as he does up ice. I really love this kid's game. Brian Fogarty Michigan vs Arizona State (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 11/14/2020
Matthew Beniers Summary Does everything so well, including getting deep into his own zone and playing solid defense to win back pucks. He is highly aware at all times, shows excellent antioption with and without the puck, and is constantly looking for ways to produce and help his team. Brian Fogarty Michigan vs Arizona State (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 11/14/2020
Michael Mancinelli Note Decent first step as he jumps to a loose puck and beats the defender to it. Brian Fogarty Michigan vs Arizona State (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 11/14/2020
Owen Power Note Pivots with ease, and does so to keep square to the puck carrier Brian Fogarty Michigan vs Arizona State (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 11/14/2020
Owen Power Note Backs with the puck, dragging the forechecker deeper and deeper, then flips a pass to his D partner and Michigan goes fast up the ice. Power steps around the forechecker and beats him to the neutral zone for a five-on-four attack. Brian Fogarty Michigan vs Arizona State (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 11/14/2020
Owen Power Note Smart choice to pull up a bit and allow the attacking forward to reach a loose puck first, which gave Power a better line and the angle to rub him off on the boards and gain puck possession. Brian Fogarty Michigan vs Arizona State (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 11/14/2020
Owen Power Note Continues to absorb contact in order to make a safer pass. I wonder how long it will take before these Arizona State forecheckers stop closing on him like that. Brian Fogarty Michigan vs Arizona State (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 11/14/2020
Owen Power Note Looking a bit lost tracking the speed of play in the defensive zone on that sequence. He was holding his spot more than playing active defense. Brian Fogarty Michigan vs Arizona State (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 11/14/2020
Owen Power Note Excellent pass to feed York sneaking in on the left side, who then beats the goalie five hole. Great look. Brian Fogarty Michigan vs Arizona State (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 11/14/2020
Owen Power Summary For a draft-year defenseman playing his first NCAA game, Powers looks composed and in control almost the entire game. There were a couple of moments of indecision, but otherwise he was on top the game, making plays with his feet, his body, and his offensive game. Nice passing, safe reads, and moves so well for such a big guy. Just an outstanding prospect and a top draft prospect for sure. Brian Fogarty Michigan vs Arizona State (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 11/14/2020
Thomas Bordeleau Note Buzzing around the offensive zone (as usual), pulls the goalie way out of position but just can't quite tuck the puck in around the post. Brian Fogarty Michigan vs Arizona State (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 11/14/2020
Thomas Bordeleau Note Poor choice to try to one-hand a puck up the boards and push it past the opposing forward. Gift turnover. Brian Fogarty Michigan vs Arizona State (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 11/14/2020
Thomas Bordeleau Note Just audacious with the puck. He's not afraid to try anything at all. Brian Fogarty Michigan vs Arizona State (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 11/14/2020
Alexander Pashin Note Small, speedy player with fine first couple of steps. At a glide, he accelerates to speed in just a stride or two. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Russia (Hlinka-Gretzky 2019) Video (With Replay) 8/12/2019
Alexander Pashin Note Wrist shot from the circle gets tremendous power with not much stick movement. Wrists snap and the puck is in the net. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Russia (Hlinka-Gretzky 2019) Video (With Replay) 8/12/2019
Alexander Pashin Note Wheels and energy, especially in the offensive end. Just started a great give and go, but his partner took too long to get the puck back to Pashin or he would have been in all alone with the goalie. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Russia (Hlinka-Gretzky 2019) Video (With Replay) 8/12/2019
Alexander Pashin Note Dishes out a good hit in the corner. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Russia (Hlinka-Gretzky 2019) Video (With Replay) 8/12/2019
Alexander Pashin Note Turns the corner and flicks a pass to the crease but it's broken up by the defender. High scoring drive in Pashin. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Russia (Hlinka-Gretzky 2019) Video (With Replay) 8/12/2019
Alexander Pashin Note Killing penalties, gives a little shove after the whistle to try to move the Canadian player away from the crease. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Russia (Hlinka-Gretzky 2019) Video (With Replay) 8/12/2019
Alexander Pashin Note Should have moved the puck instead of trying to speed his way behind his net and up the boards. He got caught and buried and turned the puck over in his own zone. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Russia (Hlinka-Gretzky 2019) Video (With Replay) 8/12/2019
Alexander Pashin Summary Pashin fits that typical small, crafty player mode that has had success in the NHL. He plays at both ends of the ice, and is willing to play a physical game despite his size. He is a player that drives play toward the offensive zone, and is capable of scoring once he gets there. He has a quality wrist shot with power and accuracy from distance. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Russia (Hlinka-Gretzky 2019) Video (With Replay) 8/12/2019
Dmitri Zlodeyev Note Tied up his man a defensive-zone faceoff, and he's locked up at the crease. He stays there, keeping position well, then when the puck exits the zone he's up ice and puts a good solid hit on Weisblatt. D zone start, O zone finish. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Russia (Hlinka-Gretzky 2019) Video (With Replay) 8/12/2019
Dmitri Zlodeyev Note Defensively responsible, quick to get back when he senses danger. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Russia (Hlinka-Gretzky 2019) Video (With Replay) 8/12/2019
Dmitri Zlodeyev Note Got a hard wrist shot that rocketed off his stick and almost beat Garand up high from the circle. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Russia (Hlinka-Gretzky 2019) Video (With Replay) 8/12/2019
Dmitri Zlodeyev Note Just not working very hard. His feet are silent a lot of the time. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Russia (Hlinka-Gretzky 2019) Video (With Replay) 8/12/2019
Marat Khusnutdinov Note Tries a shoulder fake, the defender doesn't bite, so he passes to his winger. Good choice on a play where many would try to power through the defender instead of finding the better option. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Russia (Hlinka-Gretzky 2019) Video (With Replay) 8/12/2019
Marat Khusnutdinov Note Skating is nice and compact, not much wasted movement, and the result is good speed and acceleration. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Russia (Hlinka-Gretzky 2019) Video (With Replay) 8/12/2019
Marat Khusnutdinov Note Killing penalties and his mobility is a key asset for that. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Russia (Hlinka-Gretzky 2019) Video (With Replay) 8/12/2019
Marat Khusnutdinov Note Wearing the C for Russia. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Russia (Hlinka-Gretzky 2019) Video (With Replay) 8/12/2019
Marat Khusnutdinov Note Spins away to avoid a hit. High agility on display. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Russia (Hlinka-Gretzky 2019) Video (With Replay) 8/12/2019
Marat Khusnutdinov Summary A smooth skater who plays up and down the ice and looks well coached. A player who contributes something on every shift. He might not be the most talented player on the ice, but he will be among the hardest working and looks willing to do all the little things well to make his team successful. He will grind, cycle, play defense, pick out good plays. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Russia (Hlinka-Gretzky 2019) Video (With Replay) 8/12/2019
Pavel Tyutnev Note Diving stick sweep gets just a piece of Foudy's shot and saves an open net goal. Excellent effort. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Russia (Hlinka-Gretzky 2019) Video (With Replay) 8/12/2019
Pavel Tyutnev Note Cruises the offensive blue line looking for something to come free, and he's reading those opportunities well. This time he cuts in, tries a move and loses the puck. Regains, shoots into shinpads in front. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Russia (Hlinka-Gretzky 2019) Video (With Replay) 8/12/2019
Pavel Tyutnev Note Plays defense by waving his stick. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Russia (Hlinka-Gretzky 2019) Video (With Replay) 8/12/2019
Pavel Tyutnev Note Has fast hands, good at collecting the puck, and in this case he settled it on the move, turning backward and fed Pashin at the side for a snap goal. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Russia (Hlinka-Gretzky 2019) Video (With Replay) 8/12/2019
Shakir Mukhamadullin Note Size is impressive at 6'3, 180 pounds. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Russia (Hlinka-Gretzky 2019) Video (With Replay) 8/12/2019
Shakir Mukhamadullin Note With Foudy coming in, he goes to a knee to block, and gets a piece. Looked tentative, though. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Russia (Hlinka-Gretzky 2019) Video (With Replay) 8/12/2019
Shakir Mukhamadullin Note Handled the puck well there when it was in his skates. Not easy for a tall, young player. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Russia (Hlinka-Gretzky 2019) Video (With Replay) 8/12/2019
Shakir Mukhamadullin Note Took a big hit in the corner, and although he got up quickly and re-engaged in the play, he seemed a bit disoriented at the net trying to catch back up to the action. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Russia (Hlinka-Gretzky 2019) Video (With Replay) 8/12/2019
Shakir Mukhamadullin Note Does well to find the puck at the crease and get a clean pk clearance. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Russia (Hlinka-Gretzky 2019) Video (With Replay) 8/12/2019
Shakir Mukhamadullin Note Commits early going to a knee to block off the shooting lane. He's done this a couple of times and the puck carrier just maneuvered around him taking advantage of Mukhamadullin's stationary position. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Russia (Hlinka-Gretzky 2019) Video (With Replay) 8/12/2019
Shakir Mukhamadullin Note You can see the skillset, height, skating, etc., but he looks tentative and a bit lacking in his positioning and physical game around his net. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Russia (Hlinka-Gretzky 2019) Video (With Replay) 8/12/2019
Shakir Mukhamadullin Note Can’t handle Foudy's speed, and he gets beaten on the turn and Foudy scores. No shame in losing a skating match to Foudy, but Mukhamadullin could have leaned on him more heavily and cut him off better. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Russia (Hlinka-Gretzky 2019) Video (With Replay) 8/12/2019
Shakir Mukhamadullin Summary Looks like a project defenseman that has the tools necessary to be an NHL defenseman but will need some time to fill out, get more comfortable in his own end, and get a bit of snarl into his game. After this game, he looks like a player that might be better suited to a less physical, big-ice-surface game in which he can use his feet and length. More of a puck mover than a carrier, but he does move the puck well. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Russia (Hlinka-Gretzky 2019) Video (With Replay) 8/12/2019
Charles-Antoine Dumont Note Agility and change of direction are very good. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
Dawson Mercer Note So smooth in everything he does, his stride, his composure with the puck. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
Dawson Mercer Note Taking the puck behind the net, fakes the back pass, drives behind the net and out and turns for a shot. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
Dawson Mercer Note Feasting in the faceoff circle. Cleanly winning drop after drop. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
Dawson Mercer Note Fantastic display of puck handling. Uses the toe to stop the puck, pulls into his feet to avoid the poke check, then turns and shoots. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
Dawson Mercer Note Hard slapper while gliding backwards, a one-timer from the left circle. Rocket. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
Dawson Mercer Note Hands are active on the stick, loose and confident puckhandler. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
Dawson Mercer Note Intercepts a pass in the neutral zone, drives the left wing, around the original passer, then cuts to hard to the net along the bottom of the circle and dishes to the player with a better shooting angle. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
Dawson Mercer Note With the Chicoutimi goalie behind the net with the puck, Mercer swoops in, takes it cleanly away from him, and goes straight into a wraparound for an easy but stunning goal. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
Dawson Mercer Note Hands and vision are so great. In a board scrum, he still manages to see the open man and pick the puck out of the pile and swiftly backhand a pass to him before anyone can stop it. Sick stuff. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
Dawson Mercer Note Hands are so crafty the opposing defense and goalie have a difficult time reading shot or pass. Either can come off of his stick in an instant. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
Dawson Mercer Note Loose puck, he collects and takes off. Lapierre tries to match him, but Mercer gains a step, and Lapierre hooks him to prevent a possible breakaway. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
Dawson Mercer Note His full-out mechanics are not clean. He doesn't get enough extension or power in his pushes. If he cleans that up he'll get faster at the top end. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
Dawson Mercer Summary Simply one of my favorite players of this draft, and has been for a while. He looks lean, and his power skating needs work, but his is agile and rarely loses out on getting to the spot before his opponents. His hockey iq is ridiculous, which helps overcome the missing top gear. But it's his hands that shine when he has the puck on his stick, and he seems to see plays no one else notices. Just a fantastic player and a potential NHL superstar. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
Hendrix Lapierre Note Conserves his energy skating, but when he needs to go, he can generate speed, and immediately. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
Hendrix Lapierre Note In his zone, constantly checking to see where the attackers are. Head is on the proverbial swivel. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
Hendrix Lapierre Note Matching the pace of the game without having to dig in, which allows him plenty of speed that he holds in reserve. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
Hendrix Lapierre Note Nice shoulder check on the puck carrier changes the play. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
Hendrix Lapierre Note Puck just inside the blue line, heavily covered by the defender, finds his man cutting into the zone with a beautiful and sneaky pass in stride. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
Hendrix Lapierre Note Can close a two-step gap so fast, it seems to surprise puck carriers. In this case, he jumps up and the lifts the stick, takes the puck cleanly. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
Hendrix Lapierre Note Pulls up, changes direction, kicks out a skate to stop a pass, and creates yet another turnover deep in the ozone. He's driving this Drummonville squad nuts on this shift. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
Hendrix Lapierre Note Going end-to-end, beats Dumont with a move, then crosses in the ozone and gets clobbered with a high hit. Oooof. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
Hendrix Lapierre Note Up the ice like a rocket to backcheck, then puts a shoulder into the jaw of the puck carrier for two minutes in the box. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
Hendrix Lapierre Note Chips the puck around the quick Dion and then beats him to the corner and regains puck control. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
Hendrix Lapierre Summary A great skater who works efficiently but can cover the ice when he needs to. Has a good passing touch and makes good choices with the puck. The team around him in the early part of the season was without a lot of pieces to help him, and it showed. Still, was effective on his shifts, always getting good touches, and he worked hard at both ends of the ice. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
Jacob Dion Note Crisp first pass out of his zone. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
Jacob Dion Note A step faster than Dufour, he's able to get in front, then shoulder him off the puck. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
Jacob Dion Note Reads the turnover coming, and gets back into position to neutralize the attacker at the crease before he can receive the puck. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
Jacob Dion Note Top PP unit. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
Jacob Dion Note Carries from behind his own net to below the goal line at the other end. Wheels and hands to weave through the neutral zone traffic with ease. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
Jacob Dion Summary A solid young two-way defenseman who plays a sound game in his end, but uses his feet to get the puck out of the zone. He's hard to pin down in his own end, and if he can't skate the puck out, his outlet passes are safe and accurate. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
Thimo Nickl Note Nickl shoves a puck at Mercer, who does his best to make something out of the questionable pass. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
Thimo Nickl Note Not watching him, but hard not to notice another thoughtless pass. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
Thimo Nickl Note Tries to stop a 2-on-1 by dropping to the ice and sliding completely out of the play on his belly. Easy goal for the Chicoutimi attacker. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
Thomas Belgarde Note Not much ice time so far, but on that shift he was using his body, showed a little bit of pace with the puck. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
William Dufour Note Looks heavy on his feet. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
William Dufour Note Trying to take a hard backcheck line to cut off a breakaway, but just as he arrives, Charron cuts back and Dufour blows right past him, and Charron buries his shot. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
William Dufour Note Nice backhand pass. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
William Dufour Note In a foot race with Mercer, and loses badly. Mercer made up a good six feet from blue line to blue line. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
William Dufour Note Really needs to work on his skating. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
William Dufour Summary He knows what he supposed to do on the ice, and when he doesn't need to rely on skating he is effective. Otherwise, his skating is a weakness that prevents him from fully utilizing what looks like good hockey sense and okay hands. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
Xavier Simoneau Note Footspeed looks above average, but when trying to change gears there is not a lot there. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
Xavier Simoneau Note Gets a pass in the high slot and gets a hard wrist shot away with a quick release. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
Xavier Simoneau Note Killing penalties and out there on the power play. He's doing everything. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
Xavier Simoneau Note Great read to jump into the passing lane, pick off the clearance attempt and go straight in on goal. Tries to fake the shot, but the goalie hangs tight, and gets just enough of Simonteau's shot, and the puck trickles just outside of the post. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
Xavier Simoneau Summary Small forward with okay speed but nothing special about his skating. He plays the game well, and as a D+1 I think he's likely to get drafted in the later rounds because he seems to have progressed enough this year to make him a safer bet for some teams. He'll struggle to get a permanent spot in the NHL, I think, because he lacks that dynamic quality to his game that a 5'7 player needs in the top league in the game. Brian Fogarty Chicoutimi vs Drummondville (QMJHL) Video (With Replay) 10/19/2019
Alex Johnston Note Back is almost parallel to the ice as he's skating. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Alex Johnston Note Turns are wide and slow, and he doesn't look crisp when needing to do a full stop and turn. Agility looking below average. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Alex Johnston Note Killing penalties, would like to see better lateral movement from him. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Alex Johnston Note Gets a flying chance for a one-touch at the crease but directs it just wide. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Alex Johnston Note Another quick chance at the net and this time his one-touch shot again goes wide. He's getting there, but not finishing. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Alex Johnston Note Tries a quick shot from below the circle and misses the net. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Alex Johnston Summary At times Johnston looks like a player who will make a difference, but then his skating or decisions fail him. His straight-ahead skating is good, but his turns are not crisp enough, which leaves him slowing on his change of direction and magnifying any poor choices he makes on angles of attack. He often missed the net even when in close, which is a shame because he kept working hard and getting into the spots on the ice where he could make an impact but his hands and feet failed him when he got there. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Brandt Clarke Note Tries to spin a backhand pass out to the point on the powerplay. Not a great choice, almost intercepted for a breakaway. He needed to be smarter with the puck there. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Brandt Clarke Note Pass from Foerster skips over his blade. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Brandt Clarke Note Goes fast to get back and get in position to slow a rush the other way. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Brandt Clarke Note Tries to take the puck end-to-end, shows good speed and handling through the neutral zone, tries to drag around a defender but loses his feet and the puck. Odd-man rush goes the other way. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Brandt Clarke Note Short, agile lateral movements. He's highly maneuverable in tight spaces. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Brandt Clarke Note In the offensive zone, puck on his stick, dips around a defender, closes on net, and a flick of his wrist beats the goaltender from three feet out, but he hits the post. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Brandt Clarke Note Standard setup has him on the left halfboards while on the powerplay. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Brandt Clarke Summary Clarke was involved in all facets of the game, including on the top powerplay unit with a lot of responsibility to work the puck on the left side, He is a skilled puckhandler and a great skater, using his power and edges effectively. Mobile and quick while changing directions, he's able to slightly shift his position efficiently when needed. He looks like a defenseman who plays behind his blue line with the sole intent of regaining possession and pushing play back into the offensive zone. A few of his choices while puckcarrying were a bit over-exuberant and risky, but in general his play was quite sound with and without the puck. He passes well and has a quick release on his shot either in close or from range. A 2021 player to watch closely. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Dominic Mufarreh Note Dump and chase sequence and he goes hard to the end boards to dig for the puck. Good effort, hard work against a couple of opponents. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Dominic Mufarreh Note First step off the faceoff has snap, then a smooth pivot to backwards and turning speed, fast to the boards to chase a puck. Smooth on his feet, like he's always on skates wherever he goes, the rink, dinner, to the movies. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Dominic Mufarreh Note Sees the big hit coming and sidesteps, dodging the hit completely, then turns up ice with complete possession of the puck. That's about the full definition of slippery in action. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Marc Boudreau Note Gets called for interference because he skated through the crease for no reason and essentially slew-footed the goaltender. Accidental? Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Marc Boudreau Note Pivot from the back to front looks clunky. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Marc Boudreau Note Long, full extensions when he drives up ice. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Ryan Del Monte Note Decent speed, skates low with good knee bend, generates power then uses his edges well to maintain momentum while shifting angles. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Ryan Del Monte Note On the bench getting his right hand taped by the trainer. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Ryan Del Monte Note Chasing in his own end, getting turned around, just seems like he was struggling to find a place on that shift. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Ryan Del Monte Note Not fast enough for the angle he took to the puck carrier, and he can't stop him from getting through the neutral zone. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Ryan Del Monte Summary Del Monte has good speed and mechanics but looked like a raw player who has not yet adapted to the speed of play in the OHL. He's a slight player at 158 pounds, but at 16 years of age, he has a lot of time ahead of him to develop. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Ryan O'Rourke Note Good, clean penalty-kill clear from deep in his own end to send the powerplay squad all the way back down the ice. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Ryan O'Rourke Note Playing the left point on the powerplay. Like his puck movement out there. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Ryan O'Rourke Note Skates with his eyes up, doesn't look hurried at all, but well-composed and alert. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Ryan O'Rourke Note On the powerplay, he takes a puck from the left point, carries to the high slot area, then fires a pass back to the left and misses his man by four feet. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Ryan O'Rourke Note Hounding backcheck, he is all over the puck carrier and doing it cleanly. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Ryan O'Rourke Summary Makes quiet impacts on each shift. He plays the game like a high-quality defensive forward, and plays the left point on the top powerplay unit. He's all around the puck and is the type of player that the puck loves to find when he is out there. Smart, simple game that with a bit of polishing will be NHL-caliber. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Tyson Foerster Note Skating hard to get back, good long strides with clean mechanics, gets his stick out in front. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Tyson Foerster Note Showing excellent speed through the neutral zone, with the puck, carries in for a heavily backchecked 2-on-1, and a sprawling SDP© stick sweep knocks the puck off of his stick. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Tyson Foerster Note Deep lean on his edges allows him to drive and turn, picking up speed as he comes out of his turn. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Tyson Foerster Note Coming up ice without the puck, a pass comes that is off target, and he adjusts his skating line to pick up the pass without reaching back or slowing down. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Tyson Foerster Note One-timer, waiting for it, drills it wide of the net. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Tyson Foerster Note Lurking around at the top of the left circle on the powerplay, just waiting for one-timers. This one was low, but went off of a skate in front. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Tyson Foerster Note Making good reads when he has the puck. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Tyson Foerster Note He works hard going after loose pucks, winning most of the races and battles. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Tyson Foerster Note Excellent pass from his own blue line to the offensive blue line that surprises the defense, and the Colts get a breakaway. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Tyson Foerster Note Playing a ton of minutes, and at the end of the period, he's still working hard. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Tyson Foerster Note Defends by attacking the puck. He's relentless. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Tyson Foerster Note Shorthanded, teammate creates a turnover and Foerster goes hard with him, pulls up at the far post. A great effort by his teammate who cuts back and then drives to the net and slips the puck to Foerster, who then pots it into an open net. I like Foerster's patience and recognition there, to set up and wait for the play to develop and trusting his teammate to get the job done. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Tyson Foerster Note Awkward pass at a bad angle that comes into his skates, but he handles it perfectly. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Tyson Foerster Note On the penalty kill, he comes over the boards like he has been absolutely champing to get out there. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Tyson Foerster Summary Another quality showing from Foerster. He stood out by his high work-rate with and without the puck, tenaciously attacking on defense and offense. He moves his feet all the time, and shows excellent skating ability that with his size at 6'1 and 183 pounds makes him a force on the ice and a difficult opponent to play against. Has a variety of shots that he will use from the top of the circles in. A quality passer who makes good choices with the puck and rarely looks selfish with the puck. He does not look like a player who will break defenses apart by himself, but he will be a key contributor to a team attack. I like his play a lot and he looks like he will become a possession-driving top six NHL forward. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Vladislav Dvurechenksy Note Nice look to the slot but just misses him man with the hard pass through traffic. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Vladislav Dvurechenksy Note Good puck battle below the net, he's taking on two defenders and holding the puck until help can arrive. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Vladislav Dvurechenksy Summary Did not see much ice time in the game after Barrie fell behind the Soo quickly and their bench got incredibly short. When he was on the ice, he showed good skating and effort, working hard in all zones and moving his feet. A couple of passes looked more deliberate than natural, but in general his game looked okay especially for a big body forward playing in just his fourth OHL game. Brian Fogarty Sault Ste Marie vs Barrie (OHL) Video (With Replay) 12/19/2019
Anton Lundell Note Closes the gap to the puck carrier and lifts his stick just as the pass is attempted. Clean takeaway for Lundell. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Finland (2019 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/18/2019
Anton Lundell Note Drives the puck in from the blue line, trying to turn Krebs, can't quite get all the way to the net. Good, strong move from Lundell. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Finland (2019 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/18/2019
Anton Lundell Note Carries from the red line in, cuts to the middle at the top of the circle, then the left-shot player wrists a very hard shot, low short side. Fast release on the move. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Finland (2019 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/18/2019
Anton Lundell Note Takes the puck from behind his own net, powers through the neutral zone avoiding Canadian stick checks, goes hard to the net and gets pulled down for a penalty. Unstoppable there. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Finland (2019 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/18/2019
Anton Lundell Note Power play, right circle, one-time slapshot but his stick breaks. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Finland (2019 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/18/2019
Anton Lundell Note Killing penalties, and when he gets the puck his feet and power put the Canadian powerplay guys back on their heels. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Finland (2019 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/18/2019
Anton Lundell Note Finland hits the zone with speed, Lundell going to the slot without the puck, attentive, stick ready, get the pass buts its out in front of him. He reaches out, pulls it back just slightly and snipes a filthy, off-balance wrist shot top corner. He was extended and he still got that puck away so fast and with such power that the puck was in the net as the goalie was just starting to move his glove hand. What a shot. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Finland (2019 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/18/2019
Anton Lundell Note Strips the puck at center ice, then slides it back behind him to a charging forward for a clean zone entry. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Finland (2019 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/18/2019
Anton Lundell Note Forehand to backhand pass to the man cutting towards the crease along the goal line. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Finland (2019 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/18/2019
Anton Lundell Note Draws another penalty with his feet and drive. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Finland (2019 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/18/2019
Anton Lundell Note Opens up so that he can be ready from the right side, but the puck came too late, and his sharp-angle shot hits the side of the net. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Finland (2019 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/18/2019
Anton Lundell Note Shows patience with the puck, then zips another fast-release wrister on net. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Finland (2019 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/18/2019
Anton Lundell Note Getting back deep into his own zone on the penalty kill, battling for a loose puck at the crease and winning. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Finland (2019 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/18/2019
Anton Lundell Note Showing shot, but sends a pass to the winger low and sets up an excellent chance. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Finland (2019 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/18/2019
Anton Lundell Note Competes hard on every shift. He's the type of player that when you watch him it's impossible to know what the score is by his effort level. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Finland (2019 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/18/2019
Anton Lundell Summary A great forward prospect with size and a ton of skill. He competes hard all the time, has what seems to be an insatiable scoring drive, and he is a tremendous skater. When he has the puck, defending teams pull back trying to cut down his opportunities for powering the puck to the net, but his passing and shot are so good that he can punish opponents for giving him too much space. Lundell is the type of player that will draw a lot of pressure in the NHL, because the only way to contain him is to be on top of him. So talented, and he is a special, hungry player. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Finland (2019 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/18/2019
Kasper Simontaival Note Holding his place at the front of the net despite Canadian defenders trying to move him out. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Finland (2019 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/18/2019
Kasper Simontaival Note A step slower than Daemon Hunt there, so Simontaival has to reach out and waterski a bit to try to slow the Canadian forward as he's going to the net. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Finland (2019 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/18/2019
Kasper Simontaival Note Wrist shot hard and low, needs a pad save to keep it out of the net. Nice shot. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Finland (2019 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/18/2019
Kasper Simontaival Note Small (5'9) but stocky (172 pounds). Brian Fogarty Canada vs Finland (2019 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/18/2019
Kasper Simontaival Note Playing on the left side on the top powerplay group. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Finland (2019 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/18/2019
Kasper Simontaival Note Snappy pass to the crease from behind the net for an easy goal. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Finland (2019 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/18/2019
Kasper Simontaival Note Stays close to the net in the offensive zone. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Finland (2019 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/18/2019
Kasper Simontaival Note Speed is above average, and he can change speeds on the fly, but he's not going to win many footraces. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Finland (2019 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/18/2019
Kasper Simontaival Note Has the puck on the boards in the neutral zone, gets pressured, throws the puck out to center ice and the Canadian penalty killers pick it up and go the other way. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Finland (2019 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/18/2019
Kasper Simontaival Note Tries a backhand pass off the boards, but bobbles it to Krebs who immediately takes the puck up ice. Too many sloppy puck plays from Simontaival in a tied game. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Finland (2019 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/18/2019
Kasper Simontaival Note One-timer blocked. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Finland (2019 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/18/2019
Kasper Simontaival Summary Had moments around the net where he looked good with the puck, but some of his choices away from the net were questionable, and he did not have much effect on the game outside of the offensive zone. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Finland (2019 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/18/2019
Peyton Krebs Note Krebs' vision and creative passing is just sensational. He's so much fun to watch. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Finland (2019 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/18/2019
Topi Niemela Note Heading back to his own end as a long clear goes down to the Finnish netminder. With back pressure, Niemela takes a good angle to give the goaltender an easy target so he can move the puck safely. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Finland (2019 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/18/2019
Topi Niemela Note Making safe choices on the right side. Conservative player. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Finland (2019 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/18/2019
Topi Niemela Note Acceleration is a bit weak, both backwards and forwards. The problem looks more technical than anything having to do with his physical ability, though. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Finland (2019 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/18/2019
Topi Niemela Note Under pressure behind his net, he still finds a lane and passes out to the top of the slot and the Finns break out of the zone. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Finland (2019 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/18/2019
Topi Niemela Note Another good outlet pass through traffic. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Finland (2019 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/18/2019
Topi Niemela Note Well-timed check to stand his man up at the blue line. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Finland (2019 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/18/2019
Topi Niemela Note Backing into his zone, calling out instructions to his forward for coverage. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Finland (2019 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/18/2019
Topi Niemela Note Good passer, which he utilizes in all situations. He's not one to hold or skate the puck. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Finland (2019 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/18/2019
Topi Niemela Summary More of a cautious, stay-at-home defender who makes an excellent first pass. He plays a smart, controlled game in his zone, and will improve on his positioning as his skating improves. Looked poised with the puck, and made good decisions. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Finland (2019 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/18/2019
Veeti Miettinen Note Knocks a puck down with his hand at the offensive blue line, then settles the puck and fires it on net. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Finland (2019 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/18/2019
Veeti Miettinen Note Forechecking angles shifting side to side as he closes on the puck, cutting down angles without losing forward momentum. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Finland (2019 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/18/2019
Veeti Miettinen Note Tries a blind clear and puts it straight into the Canadian player at the blue line. He had more time than he realized, I think. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Finland (2019 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/18/2019
Veeti Miettinen Note Fighting the puck on this shift. It just won't settle and he's chasing it through the neutral zone until he turns it over. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Finland (2019 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/18/2019
Veeti Miettinen Note Tries a soft pass around the defender but didn't get it through. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Finland (2019 World U-18s) Video (With Replay) 4/18/2019
Alex Laferriere Note Does well to get back to break up a pass to the slot, but gets his stick up and called for hooking. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Alex Laferriere Note Takes a puck away from Tuch, cuts around him, drags right to left to beat Kleven, gets buried by Slaggert. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Alex Laferriere Note Out on the penalty kill. Excellent backhand flip to clear the zone. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Alex Laferriere Note Nearly out reads the US defender to make a fantastic takeaway, but Sanderson is there to save the day. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Alex Laferriere Note US trying to break it out, and Laferriere is backing out of the zone, but vigilant and looking around to check the coverage and the options, reading the potential plays, while others are just watching the puck carrier. He's a highly aware player. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Alex Laferriere Note He is better when he's under pressure, because then he makes smaller, simpler plays. When he has more time, he tends to try a lot and that sometimes costs him. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Alex Laferriere Note Keeping up with Sanderson, but just barely. And Sanderson had the puck. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Alex Laferriere Note Gets out to the point to block a shot. Closed well, stayed up tight. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Alex Laferriere Note Showing off his speed with the puck, drives the zone, cuts to the net, starts to go behind then flicks a behind-the-back pass to try to set up his trailer, who stopped short and the play dies. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Alex Laferriere Note First steps are very good. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Alex Laferriere Note Has the puck , trying to get to the high slot, takes a solid hit from Peterson, but keeps his feet and the puck, shifts to the backhand because he got turned by the hit, slips a pass back to Anderson and sets him up perfectly for a dangerous shot from the hashmarks. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Alex Laferriere Summary He has the size, skating and scoring ability to be a good producing winger in the NHL, but he'll need to learn to play better within his limits. Sometimes, he's trying to do too much, and he was not particularly effective in this game. He did show some flashes of creativity and pure puck skills, but overall, with little help from his teammates, he did not show that well. I have a feeling I wasn't seeing him on his best night and the US U18s are a tough squad to battle. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Brett Berard Note Pushes up to beat the puck to the blue line, keeps it in the zone, backhands to the player on the boards. Fast hands. Good jump. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Brett Berard Note Circles around to the right side, sneaking in behind the penalty killers, handles a tough pass, sends the now-hurried shot wide. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Brett Berard Note Good read from the neutral zone, picks off a poor choice by Lovell, then a nasty snap shot beats the goalie low. Berard got that away in a flash. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Brett Berard Note Lovely cross-ice one-touch pass on the powerplay. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Brett Berard Note From the right half boards, he's running the powerplay, distributing pucks and choosing the attack. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Brett Berard Note On the defensive blue line, passes to the driving forward, but puts it in his skates and the run of play turns back into his zone. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Brett Berard Note Chirping and chopping on the edge of the faceoff dot. Feisty. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Brett Berard Note Looks so comfortable with the puck. He can step, switch back, twirl, handling the puck, then make a 60-foot pass look too easy. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Brett Berard Summary Berard's game is poise and skill, with quality skating abilities thrown in on top. He moves the puck with authority, although he seems more of a distributor than a scorer. His skating gets him into and out of tight spots, and he looks confident that he can escape trouble whenever he needs to. Moves the puck expertly, both in technique and reads, and often finds the player who needs the puck the most. Played well in his zone, but he looked a lot better moving forward. Has a bit of bite to his game, too. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Chase Yoder Note Good speed through the neutral zone, calling for the puck. Gets the puck as he enters the zone, pulls up, hits Hunter Strand just inside the dot, shot almost goes in. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Chase Yoder Note Slides into the high slot beaver tail, one-timer blocker saved. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Chase Yoder Note Fast conversion from having the puck behind the net to a solid wraparound attempt that hit the far post. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Chase Yoder Note Intercepts a mishandled puck from the Des Moines player, finds Strand at the offensive blue line. Heady play. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Chase Yoder Note Yoder's quickness is causing problems for Des Moines Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Chase Yoder Note Sees a bouncing puck coming up the boards, leans back into the Des Moines player to push him back into the boards and get himself between the puck and the opponent and still seal off the wall. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Chase Yoder Note Third man in, trailing right down the middle, stick on the ice, but the pass never comes to him. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Chase Yoder Note Great backcheck, chases down a potential breakaway and steals the puck. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Chase Yoder Summary Played a solid two-way game, and was disruptive in the neutral zone, getting in lanes, picking off passes, using his feet to cause problems for the Buccaneers. He set up some prime chances, and got things done, even if they didn't show on the scoreboard in this game. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Dylan Peterson Note Top powerplay unit, mostly hovering around the middle of the zone. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Dylan Peterson Note Skating is okay as longs as he is on his edges, but just not good stride mechanics at all. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Dylan Peterson Note His shot is hard and fast, even on a no-windup one-touch. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Dylan Peterson Note Tries a redirection but sends the puck way wide of the net. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Dylan Peterson Note He's a mostly vanilla player until he has the puck in the homeplate area, then he comes alive. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Dylan Peterson Note Bad choices off of the puck, either looking to cherry pick, or even backing out of his defensive zone hoping (seemingly) that the player with the puck will try to pass to the blue line. What was that? Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Dylan Peterson Note Good, long-distance pass, diagonal blue line to blue line, hits the headman perfectly. His best pass of the game. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Dylan Peterson Note Another opportunity for a redirection and sends it wide. He was on the move, but that's at least three good feeds that he's missed on. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Dylan Peterson Summary Peterson is a big body that plays his game in the slot, but doesn't look too great away from his comfort zone. He needs to improve his power skating, and often his game seemed pedestrian. He has a good release, even though at times he struggled to get the puck on net. However, when Berard and Beniers set him up, he looked dangerous. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Logan Anderson Note Skating looks okay. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Logan Anderson Note Had Laferriere wide open far side and chose to try to jam it in instead. Too bad. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Luke Tuch Note Tuch with a big interference hit on Salice at the blue line. The puck was already at the circle when Tuch hit him. Ugh. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Matthew Beniers Note Good defensive posture in the offensive zone, then back to cover the blue line for the pinching defenseman. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Matthew Beniers Note With the puck at the red line, has speed enough to split two defenders trying to close on him, who then both put their sticks on him, but he keeps at it, and gets a shot away that the goaltender fought off. Draws the penalty. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Matthew Beniers Note He has jets for days. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Matthew Beniers Note Takes a pass on the wall at the goal line, walks in, dangles a bit then tries to jam it far side and the goalie barely gets a stick on it. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Matthew Beniers Note Takes a different pass just to the left of the net and immediately puts it cross-crease on Bordeleau's tape for an open-net goal. Excellent anticipation, vision, read. This kid has offensive instincts pouring out of his ears. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Matthew Beniers Note Another great read, picks off the pass in the offensive zone, passes behind his back. He's creative, alert, dangerous. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Matthew Beniers Note Killing penalties, too. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Matthew Beniers Note Can change gears carrying the puck, picking up speed when needed to get past players in the neutral zone. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Matthew Beniers Note Passes from behind the net to Peterson, who wasn't ready for it and the puck slides out to the blue line. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Matthew Beniers Note Moving from the top of the crease to the side of the net as the puck moves around the perimeter, Constantly aware, finding the best spot. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Matthew Beniers Note Chops down a high bouncing puck to get it flat then a fast pass out to the point. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Matthew Beniers Note Blocks a shot while on penalty kill duty, then darts out to pick up the puck that rebounded off of his leg. Suddenly, he's on a short-handed attack, right side, curls in to the high slot, circles to net right, then flutters a pass back to the top of the crease that should have been converted. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Matthew Beniers Note Consistently making smart, creative plays and being effective on every shift. He and Thomas Bordeleau are the best players on the ice in this game. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Matthew Beniers Note Skating is 2.0 or better (70+), He can get deep on his edges, cuts on command, accelerates well. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Matthew Beniers Note Times a drive-by in front of the netminder perfectly to set up a moving screen. Good save though. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Matthew Beniers Note Up 3-1 with ten minutes left in the third, he's getting down on the ice to break up what would have been a likely goal-generating pass after a turnover over deep in the defensive zone. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Matthew Beniers Note One-timer from the low left circle, off a feed from Bordeleau below the goal line. Beniers was ready for the crafty pass, and release a fast one-timer that the goalie never saw. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Matthew Beniers Note Ten seconds left, up by two goals, diving to try to clear a loose puck out of the zone. The heart and drive on this kid is sensational. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Matthew Beniers Summary Beniers is a multi-tooled top prospect for the 2021 draft. He plays with energy up and down the ice, is a creative playmaker who can rip the puck when necessary. His shot was hard and accurate and flew off his stick. He competes tremendously on every shift and made a mark on this game like no other player on the ice. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Noah Ellis Note Watching the puck in the corner, has to follow Yoder behind the net and then he's too far behind to try to prevent the wraparound attempt. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Noah Ellis Note Powerplay duties, relying on his skating, his passes have snap but his accuracy seems a bit wanting. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Noah Ellis Note Top of the powerplay umbrella on the top unit. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Noah Ellis Note He moves with some pace, has good change of direction. His stickwork seems slow, though. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Vincent Salice Note Shows patience to let the pass come through him to the boards and then play the carom to get a clean lane through the neutral zone. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Vincent Salice Note The waterbug zips through the neutral zone, flips a puck past Tuch, and then gets walloped. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Vincent Salice Note Skates quite well, but tends to skate large circles through the zone. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Vincent Salice Note In a straight line, he is not fast, maybe just above average at best. He's elusive, but lacks top-end speed. Brian Fogarty Des Moines vs USNTDP U18s (USHL) Video (With Replay) 11/15/2019
Brendan Brisson Note He looks like a player who really likes to use his edges, shifting, changing speeds and skating lines, dancing out there. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Brendan Brisson Note Quick shot off a feed from the corner. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Brendan Brisson Note Cutting to the net, pass comes behind him, reaches back, receives it, continues into a 360-degree spin and at the end of it fires a pass back across the crease, and Colangelo finishes. That’s what truly nimble skating and good hands and vision can do. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Brendan Brisson Note Another creative feed, this time a lateral pass back between his legs. He's clever with the puck. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Brendan Brisson Note In a footrace with Bantle who was carrying the puck, and Brisson is matching him with not much effort. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Brendan Brisson Summary Brisson's game is built up from his outstanding skating ability, which allows him to outmaneuver most players on the ice against him. He can evade and turn opponents with little effort, and has the hands necessary to make plays that his feet afford him. Probably the most effective player in the game, involved in the play on nearly every shift, and willing to get his hands a bit dirty. He generally avoided physical contact, but was willing to take a hit when necessary. He looks a lot like a second-line NHL winger. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Carson Bantle Note Stays high in the neutral zone as the puck goes back to his end, and he's far out of the play when Chicago creates a turnover. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Carson Bantle Note Big, strong strides. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Carson Bantle Note When he goes, he has good speed. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Carson Bantle Note Keeps launching attacks, but he just doesn't have that much help around him. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Carson Bantle Note He's more than willing to use a physical game to get possession or position. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Carson Bantle Note Nice job getting across and stick out to break up a passing lane. He didn't get the takeaway, but he forced the player into a bad pass that led to a turnover. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Carson Bantle Note Going hard through the neutral zone in a puck race. He's digging deep, form looks good but his kick is high and behind him. Still, he has good speed. Should improve with training. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Carson Bantle Note In a footrace with Brisson while carrying the puck, and Brisson matched him with not much effort. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Carson Bantle Note Puck is in the defensive right-wing corner, and he's on the left side, out above the blue line. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Carson Bantle Note Stick pokes the puck away on the forecheck, clean takeaway, steps up and wrists one, glove save. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Carson Bantle Summary A lot to like about his game, including his skating which seems like it will improve. He's big and strong (6'4, 201 pounds), competes hard to get the puck up ice, but he has some bad habits that need to be corrected, particularly with his propensity to float at the blue line looking to go up ice while he teammates battle for pucks in the defensive zone. He also gets his hands up high and dished out some questionable high hits on the boards. In his defense, he's playing on a bad team, and he looked a lot like a player just trying to make something happen. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Gunnarwolfe Fontaine Note Uses his body well to shield the puck as he makes moves. Draws a holding penalty purely because he gained better position than his opponent. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Gunnarwolfe Fontaine Note Gets a rebound on the right side, fakes and cuts across the crease and nets it far side. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Gunnarwolfe Fontaine Note Picks off a pass in his own end, jumps through the neutral zone and turns the defender with a good burst of speed, shows shot all the way, then last second passes cross crease but leads his winger too much. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Gunnarwolfe Fontaine Note Shifty puck handler. He can pull it side to side very quickly. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Gunnarwolfe Fontaine Note Gains distance on Kirwan through the neutral zone, and has three strides on him by the offensive blue line. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Gunnarwolfe Fontaine Summary Showed several times that he has quick hands and the ability to move through traffic with and without the puck. He is a fairly agile skater who, at 5'8, 174 pounds, has a solid frame that can stand up to contact, and he was willing to go to the crease and battle for his spot. Good offensive instincts, too, with a fine release and an eye for finding open space when he has the puck, sliding into shooting lanes. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Mackie Samoskevich Note Gets a one-timer opportunity, hits the side of the net, and without much on it. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Mackie Samoskevich Note Gets a drop pass in the high slot, has a chance to make a pass to an open player, but chooses to hold and go wide, then wrists a shot back across his body into the waiting goaltender. Samoskevich played himself out of options there. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Matt Coronato Note Ill-advised pass off the boards in the offensive zone goes far wall, easily picked up by Madison and there's a rush going to the other way. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Matt Coronato Note Picks a forward's pocket at the blue line, dishes to the left, then goes to the slot, and he pots the return pass with a nice one-touch wrist shot. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Matt Coronato Note Killing penalties, a puck leaves the zone, and his burst to go after it was eye opening. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Matt Coronato Note Always going. High-energy player. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Matt Coronato Note Crosses the blue line, shovels a backhand pass that leads his man by four feet at least. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Matt Coronato Note Great edge work. Pivots backwards through the neutral zone to open up for a pass, gets the puck, pivots to forward, cuts laterally to the slot, curls on his inside edges and rips a wrist shot past the netminder. Best sequence of the night for him so far. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Ryan Kirwan Note Moves well, but his strides look like his feet are tied together and can't move them away from each other. He has decent speed but could get a lot faster, I think. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Ryan Kirwan Note Short choppy steps cost him most in his acceleration. Just not any push to get going. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Ryan Kirwan Note Quick release wrist shot from the half boards. Handled well by the goalie. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Ryan Kirwan Note He goes hard, but needs to fix his stride mechanics. He's got good enough speed now, but could get better and be a more effective player. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Ryan Kirwan Note Gets a headman pass and a breakaway, but with two defenders closing on him, he tries a simple backhand shot in close, easily stopped. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Ryan Kirwan Note Shorthanded takeaway gives him a clear path to the net, drives straight at the goalie, no moves, wrist shot saved. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Sam Colangelo Note Second goal of the period, both from about the same spot: just inside the left circle while cutting to the net. The right-handed shot is lethal from there. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Sean Farrell Note Dangling and circling in the offensive zone, carries out to the blue line but held the puck a bit too long and runs out of space. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Sean Farrell Note Tries a wraparound, but can't complete it. However, the puck goes to Colangelo on the far side who snaps it home from just inside the left circle. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Sean Farrell Note Working hard in the offensive zone, with and without the puck. Not the fastest player, though. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Sean Farrell Note Just coasting in his zone, and then a step too late to get to a shooter. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Sean Farrell Note Tries to skate out of his zone gets trapped between three Madison players and coughs it up. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Sean Farrell Note A lot of shifts through the first two periods where he's just not making an impact at all. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Sean Farrell Note Curls behind the net, tries a cross-crease pass but misses the mark and the errant pass leads to a breakout the other way. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Sean Farrell Summary I was not impressed with him in this game. He spent too much time cruising along the outside of the action. He went several shifts without even touching the puck, despite playing on the top line and spending a good bit of time in the offensive zone. When he did have the puck, he tended to hold it too long and work his way into trouble more than getting out of it. Maybe it was a bad game for him, but I wasn't a fan of this one. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Trey Fechko Note Moving up ice there was no continuity to his stride, instead he had several little hop-like steps. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Trey Fechko Note Lateral movement looks like a struggle when he's skating forward. Too many hitches in his stride. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Trey Fechko Note He so often seems to pop up instead of driving off his back foot. It's like he bounces his up ice with every couple of strides. His skating is making me crazy. Brian Fogarty Chicago vs Madison (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/28/2020
Grant Silianoff Note Does well to pull a puck off the boards, but he goes to the net, he's a step or two slow and the US defenders have time to get into position. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Grant Silianoff Note Takes a good line to the net during a zone entry, slips behind the defender, and taps in a rebound from a far-circle wrist shot for an easy goal. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Grant Silianoff Note Above average to good speed (0.5-1.0; 55-60) Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Grant Silianoff Note Carries into the offensive zone on the right wing, but whiffs on the wrist shot, leaving the puck sitting up for the defender to poke clear. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Jackson Jutting Note Truncated strides. He's not pushing through a full extension at all. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Jake Sanderson Note Legs are long, and his pivot looked odd, like he was dragging one foot on the way around. Long crossovers to generate speed starting backwards skating. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Jake Sanderson Note Near the blue line, puck skips out of the circle, and he jumps to it, taking it behind the net, passes, then hustles back to his point. Nice burst and reaction. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Jake Sanderson Note Straight line, he generates power and speed, but his backwards crossovers still look a bit awkward and swing him wide. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Jake Sanderson Note Dives into the slot, but nothing comes to him, back out again. His acceleration allows him to activate quickly off of the blue line. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Jake Sanderson Note I like his movement along the blue line, showing shot, then passing to his D partner. His movement along the line is not rushed, but he is difficult for the forward to pin down and cover. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Jake Sanderson Note His first push is a weapon. He covers so much ice in a single step. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Jake Sanderson Note Passing is okay. He doesn't put much heat on them even when required, and they seem to be just a tad bit off the mark. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Jake Sanderson Note Tries a check, but is off his line, and he sticks out a leg. Lucky that wasn't called. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Jake Sanderson Note Defending what was basically a broken-play three-on-one, and he positioned himself perfectly to try to cover both passing options, and eventually intercepted a weak pass attempt. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Jake Sanderson Note Handles a tough pass, then puts a hard shot on net. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Jake Sanderson Summary His size combined with his pure skating ability, and his excellent acceleration, are easily NHL level. He reads the play well, taking good lines to find the right spots in his zone. His backward skating is good, though his crossovers take him wide at times instead of a more linear route. He manages the puck well on the powerplay, running the play from the blue line. He did not show a tendency to rush passes and chose good times to shoot instead of moving the puck. He also showed good timing on pinches and attacks, and the hustle to get back to his position instead of lingering low when there was nothing for him. I'm not convinced of his offensive upside yet, but he's a smart player whose NHL future seems all but certain, in some capacity. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Luke Tuch Note Gets bumped in the back and loses his footing, falling to one knee. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Luke Tuch Note Carries into the offensive zone on the left side, fires a shot high. Good power on that. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Luke Tuch Note Again knocked to the ice without much effort. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Luke Tuch Note Tuch has been starting shoving matches after several stoppages. He's taking some shots at Roughrider players after the whistle, sometimes deserving, sometimes not as much. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Luke Tuch Note Knocked down yet again. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Luke Tuch Note What was that? Blind back pass from just past his blue line into his own end, right to a Cedar Rapids player. Ooof. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Luke Tuch Summary Had little impact on this game. His skating is okay, but at 6'1 and close to 200 pounds, he needs to be much stronger on his skates to get anything done as his career move forward. He does not have the hands or feet to be a perimeter player and he did not show the muscle or stability to be effective in traffic. I know his brother is a big, power forward type, but at this point I'm not sure if Luke will develop enough to meet that standard. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Nate Hanley Note Half-hearted body check works, but he mostly just stepped into the skater than hit him. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Nate Hanley Note Good display of puck handling, but he had to make those moves because his feet were not good enough to get him out of the pressure situation. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Nikolai Mayorov Note Keeping wide and on the fringes of the play. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Nikolai Mayorov Note Persistent in the offensive zone. Will work on the boards, kick pucks free, battle against bigger players. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Nikolai Mayorov Note Tries to chip the puck around Kleven, takes a bump, can't get around to the puck to recover it. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Nikolai Mayorov Summary Small but sturdy players who does things well in the neutral zone and into the offensive zone. He seems to have a big scoring drive and competitive nature, but without the puck he tends to stay outside. He showed a willingness to be physical on the forecheck, and he has good hands, but he was not a very impactful player in this game. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Thomas Bordeleau Note Small but speedy, gets his feet really wide to use his inside edges while gliding. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Thomas Bordeleau Note Doing his job, waiting at the defensive-end halfboards, takes the pass and leaves if for the rushing forward. He then follows the rush as the third man in, gets to a loose puck, and wrists it into traffic looking for a deflection. The puck is deflected wide. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Thomas Bordeleau Note Takes a hard pass with patience and soft hands. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Thomas Bordeleau Note Nice pass into the slot that deserved a better result. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Thomas Bordeleau Note The most dangerous forward for the US in this game. He's attacking the net with speed, driving play. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Thomas Bordeleau Note Leading a two-on-one, gliding in on the right side, looking pass, looking, then snaps a hard shot that beats the goaltender but not the crossbar. That shot was so deceptive the goaltender never moved, and so hard that the rebound nearly cleared the offensive zone. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Thomas Bordeleau Note Doing well on faceoffs, taking key defensive-zone draws on the penalty kill late in a tied game. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Thomas Bordeleau Summary Probably the best forward on this iteration of the USNTDP. He is a sub-5'10 player but has excellent skating abilities and could possibly grow a bit taller (his father, former NHLer Sebastian Borderleau, played at 5'11). Thomas has a good understanding of the game and fast reaction speed and vision, allowing him to make good, quick passes to the right options on the ice. He stays responsible on the defensive side of the puck, too. A good player, with offensive upside and the potential to be a top-six NHL forward, though he would likely shift to the wing at some point. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Ty Smilanic Note Pass is a bit behind him, but he reaches back and gathers it in, crosses the blue line, and wrists one just high and wide. Decent power. That shot was close. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Ty Smilanic Note Strong on his skates, working under physical pressure but not giving up his competition for the puck. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Ty Smilanic Note Following the play a lot in this game, having a hard time getting into the thick of the game. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Ty Smilanic Note Poor giveaway in his own zone, just sloppy puck management. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Ty Smilanic Note Pushes a shot on net more than shooting it with any zest. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Ty Smilanic Note There are moments when he has the puck at speed that he looks like he is finally going to do something effective, but then he inevitably makes a poor puck choice or loses it altogether. Nothing is connecting for him. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Ty Smilanic Summary Smilanic's defensive play is likely what will take him furthest in his pro career. He has good speed though, at time looking fast with and without the puck, but he lacked creativity and finishing ability. His passes were not always well-chosen or accurate, and his shot was not the most accurate, either. At this point he is not a first-rounder for me. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Tyler Kleven Note Like his c-cuts to keep his line backwards to the net. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Tyler Kleven Note Doesn't have the same burst as Sanderson. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Tyler Kleven Note Wrist shot took a long time to load and release and wasn't particularly bothersome for the goalie. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Tyler Kleven Note Tries to slow Mayorov, but mostly misses with an arm check. Still, it was enough to disrupt the play. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Tyler Kleven Note Shows nice hands and coordination as a hard rebound pops right to his feet. He handles it well and flips the puck out of the defensive zone. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Tyler Kleven Note With his size (6'4, 201 pounds), I'd like to see him be more of a physical presence out there, but he isn't. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Tyler Kleven Note Skating is solid and smooth. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Tyler Kleven Note There was a decent hit from Kleven, along the neutral-zone boards. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Tyler Kleven Summary Has a lot of the tools to become an NHL defenseman: Size, mobility, positional awareness in his zone. However, he did not show much offensive ability, often looking too deliberate with his stick either passing or shooting. On top of that, his lack of physicality, either in open ice or deep in his zone, was troublesome. In general, he struggled with timing in this game. He would be a project defenseman, with a good foundation, but will take some developing and time to become an effective pro player. Brian Fogarty USNTDP U18 vs Cedar Rapids (USHL) Video (With Replay) 2/21/2020
Dominik Bokk Note Not getting many chances in this game as Canada has mostly shut down the German squad, but his release is so fast and uses so little wind up or stick movement, that he can get his shot away at any time. Such a dangerous shooter. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Germany (2020 WJCs) Video (With Replay) 12/30/2019
Jan Nijenhuis Note Killing penalties, keeps his feet active, stick in lanes. It looks like he might be crossing up his partner at the top of the box with his movement, but it's hard to tell if that's coaching/situational/intentional or not. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Germany (2020 WJCs) Video (With Replay) 12/30/2019
Jan Nijenhuis Note Taking up position right on top of the crease, shoving with Ty Smith to hold his spot, gets called for a crease violation. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Germany (2020 WJCs) Video (With Replay) 12/30/2019
Jan Nijenhuis Note Good penalty killer, closes gaps in a hurry, shows a lot of urgency in covering his zones, head constantly swiveling to track where everyone is. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Germany (2020 WJCs) Video (With Replay) 12/30/2019
John Peterka Note Good sweep with his stick pressures the point man, who then turns the puck over to Stutzle. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Germany (2020 WJCs) Video (With Replay) 12/30/2019
John Peterka Note Speed is okay, edges are good. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Germany (2020 WJCs) Video (With Replay) 12/30/2019
John Peterka Note Working hard on defense, keeping his stick active, swiping at puck carriers while moving his feet, lifting sticks, keeping himself between the puck and the goal. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Germany (2020 WJCs) Video (With Replay) 12/30/2019
John Peterka Note At full stride, he's bent way over with his head out in front of his skates. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Germany (2020 WJCs) Video (With Replay) 12/30/2019
John Peterka Note Gets his stick on a puck just inside the defensive zone blue line and creates a clean breakaway. However, with increasing backside pressure from the speedy Liam Foudy, he did not have enough time to try a move, and was forced to try an on-the-fly wrist shot, easily saved. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Germany (2020 WJCs) Video (With Replay) 12/30/2019
John Peterka Note Doing a lot of work in this game, but not being tremendously effective. It's a tough game for the Germans, but I'd like to see more display of skill and creativity from Peterka. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Germany (2020 WJCs) Video (With Replay) 12/30/2019
John Peterka Note There was just a prime example of the difference between Reichel and Peterka, at least in this game: a loose puck sliding towards the blue line in the defensive zone, Reichel is closest to the puck, but he spins away from it trying to get ready to receive a breakout pass, and he leaves the puck in empty space at the top of the circle. Peterka, behind the puck, has to lunge forward to poke to puck up ice and try just to clear the zone. The puck is eventually controlled by the opponents, mostly because Reichel just left the puck. Lazy play from Reichel who should have been more responsible. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Germany (2020 WJCs) Video (With Replay) 12/30/2019
John Peterka Summary Peterka is a sneaky-fast skater who doesn't look like he's going but then he's beating guys to the puck. He plays hard in all three zone with solid, fundamental effort. He'll keep his stick in lanes, keep oriented to the puck, and in the offensive zone he tends to stay in the high-danger area. He is unlikely to beat teams from outside the dots, but has enough size and his hands are quick enough to be able to generate offense in close in traffic. Plays a basic, pro-style game without anything overly fancy or creative. Just a blue-collar-type of player. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Germany (2020 WJCs) Video (With Replay) 12/30/2019
Lukas Reichel Note Acceleration is excellent, his first couple of steps take him a long way with little apparent effort. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Germany (2020 WJCs) Video (With Replay) 12/30/2019
Lukas Reichel Note Has the puck, falls to his knees skirmishing with the Canadian defender, but he keeps battling, gets back to his feet, keeps at it. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Germany (2020 WJCs) Video (With Replay) 12/30/2019
Lukas Reichel Note Staying high in his own zone instead of getting a bit deeper and being more of a part of the defense. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Germany (2020 WJCs) Video (With Replay) 12/30/2019
Lukas Reichel Note Looks a little sloppy in his end. Not really putting in a ton of effort on defense. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Germany (2020 WJCs) Video (With Replay) 12/30/2019
Lukas Reichel Note I'm getting frustrated at his seeming unwillingness to play defense. It's like the air in the defensive zone is poisonous to him. So he's reaching at pucks, waving at opponents as they pass him, and clearly looking to get out of his zone as fast as he possibly can. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Germany (2020 WJCs) Video (With Replay) 12/30/2019
Lukas Reichel Note Excellent agility, switches forward to backward without a hitch or losing speed. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Germany (2020 WJCs) Video (With Replay) 12/30/2019
Lukas Reichel Summary A speedy, offense-first player who moves very well with and without the puck. He looked quite one-dimensional in this game, playing with his eyes up ice from the opening puck drop. The Canadian defense seemed intent on making sure that the top German players were well constrained, and Reichel struggled to make anything happen. Unfortunately, because he was so inclined towards offense, he contributed nothing in the defensive zone. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Germany (2020 WJCs) Video (With Replay) 12/30/2019
Tim Stutzle Note Stutzle's in-action, at-speed awareness is amazing. He reads plays so well and so quickly, and makes small adjustments to best suit circumstances. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Germany (2020 WJCs) Video (With Replay) 12/30/2019
Tim Stutzle Note Skating is excellent to elite. (2.0-2.5 at least, 70-75) Brian Fogarty Canada vs Germany (2020 WJCs) Video (With Replay) 12/30/2019
Tim Stutzle Note Trying to clear his zone, turns away from a clogged blue line, but instead of curling back around, he whips a no-look backhand pass to Seider to start a fast breakout. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Germany (2020 WJCs) Video (With Replay) 12/30/2019
Tim Stutzle Note Probably should have taken a shot there with the puck in the circle, but he chose a pass attempt to the far post that nearly connected. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Germany (2020 WJCs) Video (With Replay) 12/30/2019
Tim Stutzle Note A moment later he's in the same spot in the left circle, but this time he wrists a hard shot that hits Hofer in the mask. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Germany (2020 WJCs) Video (With Replay) 12/30/2019
Tim Stutzle Note Creative passer, with fast hands and a long reach, all of which makes it just that much harder for defenders to cover him. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Germany (2020 WJCs) Video (With Replay) 12/30/2019
Tim Stutzle Note Could have been stronger there in trying to stop Foudy from walking in. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Germany (2020 WJCs) Video (With Replay) 12/30/2019
Tim Stutzle Note Puck chase to the end boards, widens his glide and lowers his shoulder to drift into the lane of the Canadian player and box him out as they arrive at the puck. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Germany (2020 WJCs) Video (With Replay) 12/30/2019
Tim Stutzle Note Uses his body well, plays a smart physical game without necessarily throwing big hits. He leans on players, shoulders them out of plays, uses his strength to win battles. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Germany (2020 WJCs) Video (With Replay) 12/30/2019
Tim Stutzle Note He's got that ability that superstars have, to be able to be faster or slower than the game depending on what he needs at the time. It's like he can bend time and space around himself and the gravity of his skills and smarts. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Germany (2020 WJCs) Video (With Replay) 12/30/2019
Tim Stutzle Summary A born star player whose skills and skating are almost supplemental to his natural hockey intelligence and on-ice awareness. He seems to see everything all the time, and has the stick skills to make crisp, accurate and creative passes without hesitation. His feet get him swiftly to the right spots on the ice in any game situation. On top of that, he has a hard wrist shot that will beat quality goaltending from middle distance. Brian Fogarty Canada vs Germany (2020 WJCs) Video (With Replay) 12/30/2019
Alexis Lafreniere Note Made an opposing player literally fall to the ice. The player lunged at him, but Lafreniere just wasn't there any more, and the opponent faceplanted on the ice. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Brandon Coe Note Pivot looked slow because he was so wide-footed at the time. Something to watch. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Brandon Coe Note Floating a lot at both ends, not really getting involved in the game that much. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Brandon Coe Note Tries to poke a puck free while he's skating past the player holding the puck at the halfboards, but he misses and skates past him, while the puck carrier then steps away from the boards and starts an offensive zone sequence. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Connor Zary Note His first step is a hop, and his acceleration is slushy, but he's a good skater when he gets past those first couple of steps. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Connor Zary Note Tries to deke around Drysdale, but no go. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Connor Zary Note Two good looks from the slot, but he doesn't get the puck away quickly enough, and Gould has time to set and react. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Connor Zary Note What a sequence: O'Rourke drives the zone, drops to Greig, who drops to Zary, who passes across to Foerster for an open-net goal. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Connor Zary Note In tight at the side of the goal, does well to slip a pass to Foerster at the dot, who feeds Schneider for a nice goal from the right circle. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Connor Zary Note Sensational read to intercept a Perreault pass, and he flashes up ice into the offensive zone. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Connor Zary Note Killing penalties in the Top Prospects game. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Donovan Sebrango Note Takes a big hit as he's trying to get the puck out of his zone. Didn't seem to see that coming until the last second. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Donovan Sebrango Note Working the right wing half boards on the powerplay, handling the job with ease, passing and jabbing and making the right decisions with the puck. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Donovan Sebrango Note Fires a puck to Puutio who was only a few feet away. Wow, was that pass unnecessarily hard. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Donovan Sebrango Note Much calmer pass that time, waiting as the forechecker closed on him, then moving the puck to the corner for a breakout. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Donovan Sebrango Note Showing good speed with the puck through the neutral zone. Not the most creative or dazzling player, but I like his well-rounded game. Skates well. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Donovan Sebrango Note Sharp blue-line wall-to-wall pass. Zip and accuracy. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Donovan Sebrango Note Almost the full Starfish Defensive Posture © but he actually was able to reach out and poke the puck off the attacker's stick. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Donovan Sebrango Note Drops the gloves after Cuyle tries a big hit, they traded blows, but ultimately just called it. Like his feistiness, but that looked more an audition. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Donovan Sebrango Summary Very good on his feet, generally moves the puck well and can either pass or carry it out of his zone. He looks like his top potential is more of a middle-pair, two-way type, but he does look like he has the hockey sense and footwork to make it to the NHL. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Jack Quinn Note Moving so well with the puck in the offensive zone, evading pressure, finding the right play. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Jack Quinn Note Springs Rossi through the neutral zone with a brilliantly place board pass, getting the puck through traffic, behind the first line of defense, and right into Rossi's path. Wonderful, smart pass. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Jack Quinn Note Also killing penalties. He's so fast on his edges and turns that it makes him a particularly good forechecker because he can change angles, covering different lines of attack quickly and forcing puck holders to turn back. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Jacob Perreault Note Twice in this early shift where he coasted back toward his own zone instead of backchecking hard. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Jacob Perreault Note Slow backhand pass to the middle is picked off by Jarvis. Not a player to turn the puck over to. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Jacob Perreault Note Holy cats, what a pass! At the right dot while the puck is in the right corner. As Rossi works the puck out of the corner, Perreault slides backwards to the left-side circle. Rossi spots him, passes, and Perreault then one-touch passes across the grain to Quinn at the far post for an easy tip in. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Jacob Perreault Note Another chance to see his excellent vision as he backhands a hard pass thought the slot to the far circle. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Jacob Perreault Note Has really settled into this game. Early on he was making good reads and showing his vision, now late in the second period, he's doing the same but his reaction speed is better and his passes crisper and more accurate, and he's far more engaged in the play at both ends. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Jake Neighbors Note Good puck mover, makes passes look immediate and simple. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Jamie Drysdale Note Leads the rush after a turnover, carries into the offensive zone, drops it off to his left, then goes to the net without the puck. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Jamie Drysdale Note Blast slapshot from the blue line looked like it was going to knock the goaltender over backward. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Jeremie Poirier Note Now it's Poirier's turn to carry the puck through the neutral zone, and when he enters the zone, he takes a wrist shot, blocked, then he chases down the puck to the boards and keeps the play going. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Jeremie Poirier Note Buzzing in the offensive zone. Fires a wrist shot from the low circle, then explodes out to the slot to lift Coe's stick and take the puck back. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Jeremie Poirier Note Extremely calm with the puck. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Jeremie Poirier Note Does well to handle Bourque and prevent a quality chance. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Jeremie Poirier Note Leading the rush, eases the puck out to his right, then snaps it back one-handed and steps around Scheider for a clean look at goal. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Jeremie Poirier Note Never seems to be chasing the play at all. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Justin Sourdif Note Tries to skate the puck into the offensive zone, crosses the line but gets rubbed off on the right-wing boards. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Justin Sourdif Note Could have worked harder on the back check. He was the last one back into the defensive zone. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Justin Sourdif Note Another instance where he looked only mildly interested in back checking. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Kaiden Guhle Note Throws a nice hit standing up the attacker at the blue line. Good physical contact early in the game. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Kaiden Guhle Note Just lasered a wrist shot from above the hash marks and beats the goaltender over his right shoulder. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Kaiden Guhle Note Tracks the fleet-footed Mercer, then positions and turns Mercer to the boards, then pins him. Guhle looks dominant against these top prospects. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Kaiden Guhle Note He's really quick over five to ten feet. Closes gaps in an instant and can turn and go like a bolt. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Kaiden Guhle Note Skates hard without the puck into the slot, and Jarvis hits him with a nice pass, but Guhle's shot was stopped by the netminder. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Kaiden Guhle Note Times a pressure move into the offensive zone remarkably well and stops a breakout in its tracks. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Kaiden Guhle Note Bodies up Byfield by digging into his chest and puts Byfield on his butt. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Kaiden Guhle Summary Guhle was perhaps the most impactful per-square-foot player in this game, playing against some of the best his age group has on offer. In his end, he was decisive, quick to shut down opponents with his feet or his physicality. He had the skating ability to match the speed of fast forwards, and prevent them from getting on their lines of attack. He played just as hard in the neutral and offensive zone and was effective in engaging in the offense, as well. What was most impressive was his decision making and the speed with which he executed those decisions. Whether pinching, joining the attack or retreating to his own end, his choices looked nearly flawless. A top defender in this draft class that has some tremendous blueliner talent. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Kasper Puutio Note Lateral movement and change of direction are good, allows him to switch assignments without losing contact. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Kasper Puutio Note Covering Lafreniere fairly well, but bites on a shot fake and Lafenniere slides left into a now-open shooting lane, and the rest was easy. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Kasper Puutio Note Throws a good check at the neutral zone boards. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Kasper Puutio Note Can’t prevent Jarvis from turning the corner, but he is able to reach out and sweep the puck off Jarvis's stick at the last second. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Kasper Puutio Note Reads the cross-ice pass attempt in the neutral zone and breaks it up. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Kasper Puutio Note Uses his shoulder to drive Greig off the 50/50 chance. Smart physicality there. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Kasper Puutio Note Not afraid to carry the puck into the offensive zone. Doesn't shine once he gets there, but he can gain the zone and look for help. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Kasper Puutio Summary Kind of hit and miss in the game against some elite age-group competition. He handled himself well, but made a few mistakes in his own end and a couple of times tried to do too much when he was up ice. He moves his feet, is willing to use his body to alter play in the back two-thirds. He lacks offensive creativity and looks a bit out of his depth in the offensive zone, but he is effective otherwise. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Lukas Cormier Note Backwards skating is smooth, he's calling out assignments, then does well to lift Jarvis's stick and then move the puck out of danger. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Lukas Cormier Note Shows the puck to the forechecker, then snaps it back and floats a nicely weighted pass to his defensive partner. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Lukas Cormier Note Good puckhandler, disguises puck movement, uses his hands to keep the puck away from pokes and slashes. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Lukas Cormier Note Has a lot of confidence joining the attack. That time he tried to carry between three penalty killers and coughs up the puck. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Lukas Cormier Note Skating looks great with the puck, fluid, multidimensional. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Lukas Cormier Note He's flashy as he moves up ice, but much more responsible in his own end. Could improve on his reads a bit, of course, but he's generally solid back there. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Lukas Cormier Note Swoops in to grab a puck in the offensive zone, then finds Quinn open on the far side, but Quinn looked surprised by the pass and missed it. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Lukas Cormier Note Another excellent read, he steps up and not only stops the pass, but he one-touches it forward right on to Neighbors' stick to start a rush. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Lukas Cormier Note Deep in his own end, corrals the puck, ducks and changes direction to absorb a hit from the forechecker, keeps possession. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Lukas Cormier Note Having a bit of an adventure in his end on this shift, but he's recovering quickly and still preventing chances. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Lukas Cormier Summary Cormier was active and engaged throughout the entire game. His skating was stellar, and he was elusive with the puck. He had good awareness in his end, making several good reads to break up plays. He had a couple of good, hard shots from outside, and more than once changed the pace of his shot to give the net-front guys a chance for a deflection. He plays a smart game, and although he needs some polishing to smooth out some risk-taking, he looks like a certain NHL player and a potential desirable powerplay blueliner. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Luke Evangelista Note Goes behind the net, reverses and shakes to defender, carries out to the bottom of the circle and feathers a pass to Poirier who one-times a slapshot top corner, bar down. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Luke Evangelista Note Fast with the puck into the zone, but throws a weak backhand shot past the far post. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Luke Evangelista Note Good choice in his own zone to curl back behind the net instead of forcing something towards the blue line. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Luke Evangelista Note Tries to drag the puck around Schneider, but a poke check from the defender breaks it up. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Marco Rossi Note When Rossi has the puck, even some of the best CHL players of his draft class have a difficult time stopping or even slowing him from making the plays that he wants to make. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Mavrik Bourque Note Can really skate. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Mavrik Bourque Note Constantly on the move. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Mavrik Bourque Note Slick no-look backhand pass to Jarvis cutting to the crease. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Mavrik Bourque Note Beats Poirier to a loose puck then turns for a sharp-angle shot. Poirier angled him away from the net. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Mavrik Bourque Note On the left side boards, the right-handed shot does a good job turning his upper body and collecting the puck as it comes up the boards. He did that twice on the same shift. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Mavrik Bourque Note Left hand on his stick, he is able to pull the puck one-handed back behind him while holding off a defender with his right arm, and gets the puck back to Lafreniere. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Ozzy Wiesblatt Note Moving through the neutral and offensive zones, eyes on his right winger with the puck, moderating his speed in order to remain in an open pocket. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Ozzy Wiesblatt Note Just ripped two cross-ice passes through the slot on the powerplay. Both passes were hard enough to get through all of the traffic but were not quite on target. High-vision passes though. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Ozzy Wiesblatt Note Outside-inside move beats one guy but not the second one. Nice hands, though. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Ozzy Wiesblatt Note A half-step off of Zary's pace there, puts Wiesblatt at good to very good (1.0 to 1.5; 60-65). Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Ozzy Wiesblatt Note Does well at speed to slide just a half-step to his left to avoid what could have been a powerful check at the blue line. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Ridly Greig Note Smart drop to Zary with one touch. His play was the second in a beautiful four-man scoring play. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Ridly Greig Note A step or two slower than O'Rourke (who had the puck) but he pushed hard to get into position, had his head up reading the play the entire sequence. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Ridly Greig Note Mostly quiet in this game, but he just found himself a last-second chance at the net. His anticipation got him the opportunity, but the goalie stopped him. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Ridly Greig Note Jumps into a gap to the loose puck and fires it home. [The goal was disallowed for interference, but the read and jump by Greig was excellent]. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Ridly Greig Note Gets a clean breakaway, but his simple attempt is easily stopped. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Ryan Francis Note Maneuvers well, good burst to attack the puck. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Ryan Francis Note Killing penalties, moving and responsibly maintaining his assignments at the top of the box. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Ryan Francis Note Hits the puck carrier at the boards and he takes his man out of the play. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Ryan Francis Note Looked a bit awkward in backwards transition there. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Ryan Francis Note Good, simple play to clear his zone after a long shift pinned in his own end. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Ryan Francis Note Hard skating after a long defensive shift gets him to the front of the net and a chance. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Seth Jarvis Note Picks off a Perreault pass and goes fast up the ice. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Seth Jarvis Note With Rossi forechecking against him, he turns back, hesitates, then somehow flicks the puck backwards to a teammate. I watched the replay three times before I could figure out how he did that. It was almost like he left it and let Rossi skate past, but he pushed it a bit to his right, as well. Tricksy, that was. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Thimo Nickl Note Not seeing much out of him in this game, and he just made a horrible shift change decision that allowed a clean two-on-zero and an easy goal against. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Thimo Nickl Note Tries to hit Lafreniere behind the net, and gets nothing but a shadow. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Tyson Foerster Note Hard wrist shot catches the goalie leaning off his line, and the accurate shot beats him short side. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Vasily Ponomarev Note Swings his shoulders back and forth when he's skating up ice, with both hands on his stick. Looks quite awkward and he's not getting much power through his legs. Needs to work on his skating mechanics. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Vasily Ponomarev Note Quick, happy feet. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Vasily Ponomarev Note Looks to pass from the neutral zone boards but there is nobody there. The puck glides deep into the offensive zone. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Vasily Ponomarev Note Skating hard on this shift. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Vasily Ponomarev Note Tries to split two defenders, loses control. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Will Cuylle Note Throws a hit late and gets called for it. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Will Cuylle Note Tries a hard turn, loses his balance a little, then his acceleration looks a bit clumsy. Wasn't digging his blades into the ice. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Will Cuylle Note Hard, physical play on the boards in the neutral zone. Brian Fogarty CHL Top Prospects Game (CHL) Video (With Replay) 1/16/2020
Christian Krygier Note The twins are tall and rangy, but move well on their long, thinnish legs. Brian Fogarty Michigan State vs Wisconsin (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 1/27/2020
Christian Krygier Note Good speed and transitions on his edges. Brian Fogarty Michigan State vs Wisconsin (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 1/27/2020
Cole Krygier Note The twins are tall and rangy, but move well on their long, thinnish legs. Brian Fogarty Michigan State vs Wisconsin (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 1/27/2020
Cole Krygier Note Gets a lot of leverage on his wrist shot. Slow to release, but good power on it. Brian Fogarty Michigan State vs Wisconsin (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 1/27/2020
Dylan Holloway Note Decent speed coming up the ice with the puck. Brian Fogarty Michigan State vs Wisconsin (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 1/27/2020
Dylan Holloway Note His hands and stickwork are fast, faster than his feet seem to be, but its hard to tell because right now he's not moving his feet much. Brian Fogarty Michigan State vs Wisconsin (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 1/27/2020
Dylan Holloway Note Corals a puck while gliding through the slot, but he tries to deke one too many times and loses the puck. Not the best opening shift for Holloway. Brian Fogarty Michigan State vs Wisconsin (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 1/27/2020
Dylan Holloway Note Coming down the left side, tries to drag the puck and step right, but he loses the handle again. Brian Fogarty Michigan State vs Wisconsin (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 1/27/2020
Dylan Holloway Note Behind the net, tries to go to a lacrosse move, and loses the puck. That's at least three clean turnovers in the first twelve minutes of play. Brian Fogarty Michigan State vs Wisconsin (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 1/27/2020
Dylan Holloway Note Soft, well-elevated toss to his defenseman to avoid forecheck pressure. His hands look good when he simplifies the play. Brian Fogarty Michigan State vs Wisconsin (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 1/27/2020
Dylan Holloway Note Tries again to pull right and loses the puck. Come on. Brian Fogarty Michigan State vs Wisconsin (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 1/27/2020
Dylan Holloway Note Looks mostly disinterested in helping out in his own end. Brian Fogarty Michigan State vs Wisconsin (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 1/27/2020
Dylan Holloway Note Quick little backhand pass in the corner. Brian Fogarty Michigan State vs Wisconsin (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 1/27/2020
Dylan Holloway Summary Not a great game for Holloway. He is a quick player who excels with his feet in small areas, but lacks a true high-gear straight-line speed. His hands are fast, but too often he tried to do too much, and was unsuccessful most of those times. He needs to use his teammates more, especially on a Badgers team that is so talented. When he played a more simple game, he was much better. Also, he looked quite apathetic in his own end. Brian Fogarty Michigan State vs Wisconsin (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 1/27/2020
Josh Nodler Note Moves very well, quick, ducks his shoulder to slip underneath taller players. Brian Fogarty Michigan State vs Wisconsin (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 1/27/2020
Josh Nodler Note Great recognition that Holloway was going to try the lacrosse move, and he chopped down on the puck and knocked it away from Holloway's stick as he was lifting it. Brian Fogarty Michigan State vs Wisconsin (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 1/27/2020
Josh Nodler Note Excellent one-touch feed to the low slot for a grade A chance denied by a flashing left pad. Brian Fogarty Michigan State vs Wisconsin (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 1/27/2020
Owen Lindmark Note Killing penalties, blocks a shot, shows decent acceleration, lots of smart, contained defensive play. Brian Fogarty Michigan State vs Wisconsin (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 1/27/2020
Owen Lindmark Note Keeping his stick and feet active on the penalty kill, this time deflecting a pass and then going hard to track it out to the point. Brian Fogarty Michigan State vs Wisconsin (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 1/27/2020
Owen Lindmark Note Lifts a stick to prevent a one-time attempt by Nodler. Brian Fogarty Michigan State vs Wisconsin (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 1/27/2020
Owen Lindmark Note Reaches out and hooks a Michigan State player who had a clear path from the corner to the crease. Not the worst penalty. Brian Fogarty Michigan State vs Wisconsin (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 1/27/2020
Owen Lindmark Note I like his acceleration. He can close gaps and win short races to the puck most of the time. Brian Fogarty Michigan State vs Wisconsin (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 1/27/2020
Owen Lindmark Note Sharp pass from the boards to the slot, right on the tape. Brian Fogarty Michigan State vs Wisconsin (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 1/27/2020
Owen Lindmark Note Good job to get down and block a slap shot from the point. He takes good lines out to the puck in his own zone, always staying between the puck and his net. Brian Fogarty Michigan State vs Wisconsin (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 1/27/2020
Owen Lindmark Summary Smart defensive player who looks highly attuned to his responsibility and role in his own end. He has solid acceleration with good burst in his first steps, which allows him to use his awareness of play to make to correct choices and execute them quickly. He did not, however, generate offensive and looked rather constrained outside of his own end. Brian Fogarty Michigan State vs Wisconsin (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 1/27/2020
Patrick Khodorenko Note Uses his edges to do most of his skating. His first step to two seem slow and heavy. Brian Fogarty Michigan State vs Wisconsin (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 1/27/2020
Patrick Khodorenko Note At speed, he shows good pace and power, it just takes him a while to get up to speed. Brian Fogarty Michigan State vs Wisconsin (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 1/27/2020
Patrick Khodorenko Note Just passed to no one. Brian Fogarty Michigan State vs Wisconsin (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 1/27/2020
Patrick Khodorenko Note Twice he has fallen on the same shift, at each end of the ice. Brian Fogarty Michigan State vs Wisconsin (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 1/27/2020
Patrick Khodorenko Note Top of the right circle on the powerplay, holds the puck, then tries to hit the back door but looked that pass the whole way there, and it was easily read and deflected out to the boards by Lindmark. Brian Fogarty Michigan State vs Wisconsin (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 1/27/2020
Patrick Khodorenko Note As long as he's moving, his mobility is okay as far as getting good dig on his edges, gliding to spots, staying in open spaces. When he's at a stand still, it's hard for him to get going, and he ends up just reaching for plays with his stick instead of moving to them. Brian Fogarty Michigan State vs Wisconsin (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 1/27/2020
Patrick Khodorenko Note Would like to see him get in the slot/crease area more. Brian Fogarty Michigan State vs Wisconsin (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 1/27/2020
Patrick Khodorenko Note Deep in his own end, gets a partial hip check in against the puck carrier on the end boards. Brian Fogarty Michigan State vs Wisconsin (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 1/27/2020
Patrick Khodorenko Summary There are things to like in the fourth-year senior's game. He has a sturdy frame at 6'0, 201 pounds and good offensive instincts for choosing between passing and shooting and finding open spots in the offensive zone. He has a good scoring drive, too, so he's always looking to make a play. However, his skating is below average when he's flatfooted, and that limited his effectiveness at several moments in the game. As noted, on the move he's capable of getting around the ice well on his skates, and has a fairly powerful stride at speed. I am concerned, however, that his lack of initial footspeed will be a massive limiting factor as he progresses into professional play next year. Brian Fogarty Michigan State vs Wisconsin (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 1/27/2020
Ryder Donovan Note Tries to reverse the puck in the corner, but his execution was much to slow and the defenseman sealed him off. Brian Fogarty Michigan State vs Wisconsin (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 1/27/2020
Ryder Donovan Note Skating is pretty average. Brian Fogarty Michigan State vs Wisconsin (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 1/27/2020
Ryder Donovan Note Lanky, looks awkward skating because he seems all pointy angles. Turns are okay. Brian Fogarty Michigan State vs Wisconsin (NCAA) Video (With Replay) 1/27/2020
Adam Kydd Note Spins off the boards and throws a no-look pass to no one at the slot. Oh, I how a loathe that play. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Adam Kydd Note First step or two are a bit sluggish. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Adam Kydd Note One-timer fails to connect. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Ben King Note Hard pass from the boards looking for the backdoor play, but Sorenson can't get his stick down to it. If Sorenson would have had his stick on the ice, that was an easy tap-in goal. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Ben King Note Swoops in to steal a drop pass and go the other way with it, beginning a partial two-on-one. Up the left side, slows as the second defender gets back, and then passes to the trailer. Smart, simple play. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Ben King Note At the offensive blue line while Calgary is trying to break out. A clearance attempt comes at him and he tries to kick it, misses, and a Calgary forward gets a 50/50 chance against the last man back. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Ben King Note Not the flashiest of puck handlers. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Ben King Note He has been on the ice a lot, but he's not producing or making anything happen when he's out there. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Ben King Note Playing low corner boards on the powerplay and the play is going through him. He's doing a good job holding and distributing, but Calgary is not pressuring him at all. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Ben King Note Too stationary while on the penalty kill. Just standing still at the top of the box. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Ben King Note Everything seems a bit too deliberate. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Ben King Summary There was nothing to dislike in King's game, but nothing remarkable at this stage, either. His skating is okay, a bit above average. The biggest problem I saw in this game was that he seemed to take a beat too long to execute everything he tried. It's noticeable at this level, but will become more pronounced moving forward if he can't improve his play processing speed. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Christopher Sedoff Note Powerplay defender at the point. Skating the puck out of his zone, his stride is smooth, crossovers while carrying the puck look seamless and efficient. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Christopher Sedoff Note Backpass off the boards to the trailer. Creative and interesting. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Christopher Sedoff Note Steps up to the puck carrier, closing the gap and taking away options. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Christopher Sedoff Note Good skater, fluid transitions and mobility, not afraid to skate the puck up ice. Speed gives him the time to recover after pinching in. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Christopher Sedoff Note One-time slapshot as he skates into the puck just over the offensive blue line. Hard shot, on net. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Christopher Sedoff Note Adept at handling pucks bouncing out at him at the blue line. He calmly catches them on his stick and redistributes effectively. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Christopher Sedoff Note Dips a shoulder and blows right past the forechecker. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Christopher Sedoff Note Cool under pressure. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Christopher Sedoff Note A little off balance because he was leaning out too far trying lunge into the body of the puck carrier. He misses the attempt and stumbles, and the puck carrier gets around him to feed Focht in the slot for a goal. Sedoff's worst moment of the game. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Christopher Sedoff Summary He was one of Red Deer's prime defenders, playing a lot of quality minutes in this game. He skates very well, is maneuverable laterally and backwards, and he gets the puck up ice either passing or skating. He'll get in the rush and his shot is good. He plays reliable positional defense and although he doesn't play a very physical game, he uses his positioning to keep attackers away from the net. Needs more development, for sure, but a decent defensive prospect who could develop an adequate two-way game for the AHL and potentially NHL level, likely on a bottom pair. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Evan Toth Note Pass in close to his skates and he can't find it or handle it. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Evan Toth Note Passes are good, maybe the best aspect of his game. Even long passes are accurate and weighted appropriately. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Jayden Grubbe Note Very good speed with the puck through the neutral zone, builds space by pulling away from the backchecker. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Jayden Grubbe Note In the slot area, facing the puck at the point, working hard on the powerplay. Keeps his feet active. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Jayden Grubbe Note Hustles up ice to try to win a puck. Lots of effort in Grubbe's game. Battling hard in the corner after he and defender reach the puck together. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Jayden Grubbe Note Top powerplay unit. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Jayden Grubbe Note Saucers a pass backhand to his linemate to keep the rush alive. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Jayden Grubbe Note Always seems to be around the puck and involved in the play. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Jayden Grubbe Summary An interesting prospect who played an engaged and active game. He has good speed and agility, getting up ice quickly with and without the puck. He doesn't have the best finishing ability (as seen in his 5 goals in 43 games) he does drive the play up ice and spends a lot more time in the offensive zone than he does in the defensive zone. Given time and perhaps more confidence, he could become a good middle-pair-type prospect. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Josh Medernach Note Playing in his second-ever WHL game. He has good turning and edgework, good acceleration, too. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Josh Medernach Note Looks fairly composed for his second Major Junior-level game. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Keaton Sorenson Note Ben King sends him a hard pass from the boards looking for the backdoor play, but Sorenson can't get his stick down to it. If Sorenson would have had his stick on the ice, that was an easy tap-in goal. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Keaton Sorenson Note Soft backhand saucer pass trying to reach a teammate at the red line, but the pass falls short and is turned over to Calgary. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Keaton Sorenson Note Tries to get the puck behind the defense with a bounce pass off the boards, but that, too, is off target. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Keaton Sorenson Note A step off the pace as the puck it rushed up ice by Calgary. He moves well in traffic, but his top-end speed is only good to very good. (1.0-1.5, or 60-65) Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Keaton Sorenson Note Intercepts a pass, hits the zone, and then skates right past his own puck. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Keaton Sorenson Note Clear shot from just inside the circle at the hash marks and he got little on it, and the puck just dribbles up to the goaltender. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Keaton Sorenson Note Goes hard to the net, draws a penalty. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Keaton Sorenson Summary Works hard, moves his feet, has agility and can carve his way through traffic, but his game seems scattered. He lacks a top-end gear making him slower than his agility makes him seem at first. He lacks consistency and looks impatient at times. He will need to slow his game down and stop rushing everything in order to become more effective. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Luke Prokop Note Tall, looks thin but he's not (6'4, 219 pounds is not thin). Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Luke Prokop Note Skates tremendously well for a young guy with his kind of height. Edges, pivots are fluid, speed is quality. Lateral moves are effortless and efficient. Good balance, too, another good trait for someone that tall. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Luke Prokop Note When he has the puck in his zone he's scanning the ice for options, and he typically picks out the right one and completes the breakout pass. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Luke Prokop Note Slapshot on net with good power. Not a booming shot but decent. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Luke Prokop Note Does well to get back to stop a partial breakaway and calmly pokes the puck off the attacker's stick from the side. Good, clean play. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Luke Prokop Note Takes a big hit to protect the puck in his own end. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Luke Prokop Note Big long strides cover distance with ease. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Luke Prokop Summary Great size at 6'4, 218 pounds, and is an excellent skater for a young player as big as he is. Plays a smart and composed defensive game in his end, and uses his size and mobility well to force plays to the boards, pin players behind the net, or with the puck, make safe plays under pressure. At this point, he does not pose much of a threat at the offensive end, despite his quality passing ability. He slings his wrist shot more than he snaps it, and his slap shot has some power but not enough to intimidate goaltenders at this point. He seems like a well-rounded player, so if the offensive develops, he could work his way onto an NHL roster. Especially with his size and skating. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Riley Fiddler-Schultz Note Half a step slower than Jayden Grubbe there. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Riley Fiddler-Schultz Note Nonchalant pass, no pressure, but puts it into Toth's skates a bit. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Riley Fiddler-Schultz Note Drives the puck into the offensive zone, uses his left arm to hold off the opposing player, tries to turn to the net, but it bumped off course, so he pulls up, settles, makes a nice pass to the open man at the slot. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Riley Fiddler-Schultz Note Accelerates to catch up with the puck carrier leaving the corner. Good first steps that have improved over the past year. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Riley Fiddler-Schultz Note Nice little movement through some slot traffic, backhands a nifty pass to the left, but Kastelic was turning the wrong way and never saw the puck. Too bad. That was a nice play by Fiddler-Schultz squandered. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Riley Fiddler-Schultz Summary Active at both ends, and a good penalty killer who uses his quickness to be effective in any situation. He forechecks hard, but has only above average straightline speed at best. Was not a dangerous offensive threat with the puck in this game, and he missed some opportunities to generate chances. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Sean Tschigerl Note Uses his edges to adjust his angle, then a quick stick deflects a pass into the corner. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Sean Tschigerl Note Very good speed, maybe even better. (1.5-2.0, or 65-70) Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Sean Tschigerl Note Carries the puck through the neutral zone with speed, has his eyes up, but looking at the puck a good bit, too. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Sean Tschigerl Note Established in the offensive zone, he's making good short passes through tight spaces. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Sean Tschigerl Note I like his stride. It's efficient and smooth without wasted movements. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Sean Tschigerl Note Competes hard, always putting in solid effort. Follows his shot to the net for second chances. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Sean Tschigerl Note Shoulder-to-shoulder with Ethan Sakowich (who has a couple of inches and a few pounds on him), and Tschigerl loses his feet and spills onto the ice. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Sean Tschigerl Note Nice hit along the boards in the offensive zone. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Sean Tschigerl Note Solid power move at speed, gets around the defender and drives the front of the net. Goalie made a nice save, but that was a good move from Tschigerl. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Sean Tschigerl Summary Tschigerl has very good or better speed, shows decent lateral quickness and edgework with tight turns and reaction speed. Shows a tenacity at both ends that will serve him well as he eventually progresses into professional hockey. His shot in this game looked okay, but he didn't get a lot of clean chances. At this point, he seems like a player relying primarily on his skating to make an impact on the game, but he also looks like a player that could improve his offensive game as he develops and gets more ice time and quality opportunities. A potential middle-six winger with some offensive upside. Brian Fogarty Red Deer vs Calgary (WHL) Video (With Replay) 2/1/2020
Brett Harrison Note In the slot in traffic, taking bumps and crosschecks but mostly keeping his balance. The puck lands at his feet and he puts it straight on net. Good glove stopped him but he got that shot away fast. Brian Fogarty Kingston vs Oshawa (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/25/2020
Brett Harrison Note Taking draws in the defensive end and winning them regularly. Brian Fogarty Kingston vs Oshawa (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/25/2020
Brett Harrison Note Does well to get a stick lift in on Pinchuk as a bouncing puck came to them, then he turns to the attack. Brian Fogarty Kingston vs Oshawa (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/25/2020
Brett Harrison Note Good job to hold his spot on the half-boards and keep the clearance attempt in the offensive zone. Brian Fogarty Kingston vs Oshawa (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/25/2020
Brett Harrison Note Killing penalties. Playing in all situations. Brian Fogarty Kingston vs Oshawa (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/25/2020
Brett Harrison Note Breakout pass to the left wing at the red line, put it in the skates. Brian Fogarty Kingston vs Oshawa (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/25/2020
Brett Harrison Note Chips a puck ahead of him over the blue line and charges after it, got a good bounce, ducks around the defender and draws a penalty shot. Excellent effort to make that entire sequence happen. For the penalty shot, he comes in slow, doesn't try much, then takes a wrist shot but there was just no room there. Saved by patient positioning. Brian Fogarty Kingston vs Oshawa (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/25/2020
Brett Harrison Note Back hand roof at close to full speed. Solid move, superb finish. Brian Fogarty Kingston vs Oshawa (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/25/2020
Brett Harrison Summary Plays an honest game by sticking to fundamentals of play at both ends. He will go the front of the net, stays positionally aware on defense, and is a reliable faceoff man in his own zone. On top of that, he has good to very good speed, showed decent agility, and has a high level of scoring drive and touch around the net. As he develops he should be able to refine and improve his pro-style play. Brian Fogarty Kingston vs Oshawa (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/25/2020
Daniel Michaud Note Speed is relatively similar to McKinney's. About good level at this point (1.0, or maybe a 60 on the 80-20 scale), but not a lot more at this stage. Brian Fogarty Kingston vs Oshawa (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/25/2020
Daniel Michaud Note Hands look hard sometimes when trying to take in crisp passes in they're a little off. He's stopping the puck than receiving it. Brian Fogarty Kingston vs Oshawa (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/25/2020
Daniel Michaud Note Tries to force a pass out of his zone and hit a Kingston player with it. He has time, but didn't use it. Brian Fogarty Kingston vs Oshawa (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/25/2020
Dawson McKinney Note Stellar read and a backwards, no-look, between-the-legs feed to Wright for the goal. That was an instant situational read. He never saw Wright but knew where he was. Great awareness of where the play was and where Wright was going to be. Brian Fogarty Kingston vs Oshawa (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/25/2020
Dawson McKinney Note Good extension mechanics, but he's more bent over than getting good deep knee bend and centered balance. He can get more power from his sound mechanical stride. Just a little work and he'll improve on his already above average speed. Brian Fogarty Kingston vs Oshawa (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/25/2020
Dawson McKinney Note Slower that the puck carrier, losing ground as he chases through the neutral zone, looking a good stride or two off the pace. Brian Fogarty Kingston vs Oshawa (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/25/2020
Francesco Arcuri Note Speed looks mostly average, but he's not putting in much effort so it's hard to get an early read. Brian Fogarty Kingston vs Oshawa (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/25/2020
Francesco Arcuri Note Looks very lean and tentative. Brian Fogarty Kingston vs Oshawa (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/25/2020
Francesco Arcuri Note Looking lost in his own end. He seems like he's willing to play defense, but also seems like he's having a hard time tracking the play and keeping up with the pace of the game. Brian Fogarty Kingston vs Oshawa (OHL) Video (With Replay) 1/25/2020
Martin Chromiak Note Tries a cross-ice pass through the neutral zone but puts it behind Wright, who waits to see if the puck will come to him off the carom, but it just won't connect. Brian Fogarty