Calgary Flames Top Prospects

Mason McDonald

by Joel Henderson Mar 6, 2017, 12:00 pm

    Mason McDonald, G Catches: R Height: 6-4 Weight: 185 Born: 1996-04-23 Hometown: Halifax, NS, CAN Drafted: 2014 by the Calgary Flames, 34th overall       Observations: Mar 2016 - Mason has spent the entire season to this point in the ECHL. He has never posted …

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DPR - Episode 12: Trade Deadline Strategies with Steve Laidlaw

by Paul Zwambag Mar 1, 2017, 11:35 am

Scouting Notes from February In segment one, Paul talks to Peter about scouting notes from his viewing of live games across three leagues and two provinces. February 5th OHL – Erie Otters at Kingston Frontenacs Alex DeBrincat of …

St. Louis Blues Top Prospects

Ken Agostino

by Brad Phillips Feb 9, 2017, 10:05 am

Ken Agostino, LW Shoots: L Height: 6-0 Weight: 200 Born: 1992-04-30 Hometown: Morristown, NJ Drafted: 2010 by Pittsburgh, 140th Overall         Observations: February 2017 – If anyone's deserving of an NHL recall it's Agostino and he hasn't disappointed. The 24-year-old has suited up for the …

Calgary Flames Top Prospects

Andrew Mangiapane

by Joel Henderson Jan 30, 2017, 2:56 pm

  Andrew Mangiapane, C Shoots: L Height: 5-10 Weight: 161 Born: 1996-04-04 Hometown: Bolton, ON, CAN Drafted: 2015 by Calgary Flames, 166th overall       Observations: Jan 2017 - When the calendar flipped to 2017, Mangiapane had 22 points (9g,13a) in 28 games for Stockton. In …

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Fantasy Ranking the 2017 NHL Entry Draft

by Peter Harling Jan 24, 2017, 2:47 am

Fantasy Ranking the 2017 NHL Draft Eligible Prospects DobberProspects is proud to bring back the experts consensus fantasy ranking for the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. Last year the first edition of the fantasy ranking was released and …

Detroit Red Wings Top Prospects

Anthony Mantha

by Dobber Sports Oct 14, 2016, 10:33 pm

    Anthony Mantha, LW Shoots: L Height: 6-5 Weight: 214 Born: 1994-09-06 Hometown: Longueuil, Quebec Drafted: 2013 by Detroit Red Wings, 20th overall             Observations: October 2016 – The towering forward was one of the last cuts off the Red Wings' roster and will have …

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DPR - Episode 01: Scouting tips from Gus Katsaros

by Paul Zwambag Sep 20, 2016, 1:50 pm

In our premier episode Paul and Peter introduce themselves and Dobber Prospects to the Podcast world, they give you three prospects each that you need to know, and talk scouting and prospects with our first …

Detroit Red Wings Top Prospects

Evgeny Svechnikov

by bigjoehighgate Jul 21, 2016, 7:00 am

  Evgeny Svechnikov, LW Shoots: L Height: 6-3 Weight: 203 Born: 1996-10-31 Hometown: Neftegorsk, RUS Drafted: 2015 by Detroit Red Wings, 19th overall       Observations: July 2016 – After getting a little taste of playoff action, Svechnikov is in high hopes of making the step …

Detroit Red Wings Top Prospects

Joe Hicketts

by Dean Youngblood Dec 23, 2015, 3:00 pm

  Joe Hicketts, D Shoots: L Height: 5-8 Weight: 187 Born: 1996-05-04 Hometown: Kamloops, BC Drafted: Signed as an undrafted free agent by the Detroit Red Wings, 2014         {source} <div id="imageright"><script type="text/javascript" src="http://ap.lijit.com/www/delivery/fpi.js?z=199099&u=dobbersports&width=300&height=250"></script></div> {/source}   Observations: December 2015- Joe Hicketts once again sits atop the WHL scoring list …

Detroit Red Wings Top Prospects

Axel Holmstrom

by Travis Dec 23, 2015, 9:02 am

  Axel Holmstrom, LW/C Shoots: L Height: 6-0 Weight: 198 Born: 1996-06-29 Hometown: Arvidsjaur, Sweden Drafted: 2014 by Detroit, 196th overall         Observations: December 2015- Axel Holmstrom will be looking to lead team Sweden back to the podium in the upcoming 2016 WJHC where he …

Ottawa Senators Top Prospects

Thomas Chabot

by Brad Phillips May 24, 2017, 12:20 pm

Thomas Chabot, D Shoots: L Height: 6-2 Weight: 190 Born: 1997-01-30 Hometown: Ste-Marie-de-Beauce, QC, CAN Drafted: 2015 by Ottawa Senators, 18th overall         Observations: May 2017 - As if one MVP award this season wasn't enough, Chabot went out and racked up five goals, …

New Jersey Devils Top Prospects

Nathan Bastian

by Kevin Wickersham May 24, 2017, 12:14 pm

Nathan Bastian, RW Shoots: R Height: 6-04 Weight: 205 Born: 1997-12-06 Hometown: Kitchener, ONT Drafted: 41st overall in the second round of the 2016 draft   Observations: May 2017 – After a bit of a late-year slowdown, Bastian closed the OHL campaign with 45 …

New Jersey Devils Top Prospects

Andrew MacWilliam

by Kevin Wickersham May 24, 2017, 11:46 am

Andrew MacWilliam, D Shoots: R Height: 6-2 Weight: 226 Born: 1990-03-25 Hometown: Calgary, AB Drafted: 2008 by Toronto Maple Leafs, 188th Overall     Observations: May 2017 – An unrestricted free agent this offseason, 27-year-old MacWilliam wrapped up AHL Albany's 2016-17 campaign with 100 penalty …

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Prospect Ramblings: OHL, QMJHL Champions

by Hayden Soboleski May 14, 2017, 11:54 am

Looking at some 2016-17 CHL league champions in this Sunday Ramblings... *** Two-of-three Canadian major Junior league playoffs have come to an end and team's have earned the titles of the best in their region. Our own …

Vegas Golden Knights Top Prospects

Vadim Shipachyov

by Paul Zwambag May 13, 2017, 6:15 pm

Vadim Shipachyov, C Shoots: L Height: 6-1 Weight: 190 Born: 1987-03-12 Hometown: Cherepovets, RUS Drafted: Undrafted, Signed by Vegas Golden Knights in 2017           Observations: May 2017 - Shipachyov has signed a two-year contract with the Vegas Golden Knights worth $4.5 million per year. …

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Prospect Ramblings: Isles land goalie, Karlsson signs in Sweden (May 13)

by Mark Allan May 13, 2017, 3:54 pm

Excelling in spite of Asperger Syndrome and ADHD, Swedish goalie Linus Soderstrom signed an entry-level NHL contract this week with the New York Islanders.   A contract inked by New York Islanders’ puck-stopping prospect Linus Söderström highlighted …

Colorado Avalanche Top Prospects

Andrei Mironov

by Hayden Soboleski May 13, 2017, 8:00 am

  Andrei Mironov, D Shoots: L Height: 6-02 Weight: 198 Born: 1994-07-29 Hometown: Chelyabinsk, Russia Drafted: 101st overall 2015 (4th round) by Colorado Avalanche       Observations:  May 2017 - Mironov has officially signed a two-year contract with the Avalanche. He is only worth a fantasy …

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AHL Report: What's ahead for playoff goaltenders?

by Zachary DeVine May 12, 2017, 8:34 pm

  Solid performances in the Calder Cup playoffs could enhance the chances of several netminders making NHL rosters next season. 1 - Jack Campbell Yes, the Reign bounced out of the Calder Cup Playoffs in Round One, but …

New Jersey Devils Top Prospects

Yohann Auvitu

by Kevin Wickersham May 12, 2017, 6:37 pm

            Yohann Auvitu, D Shoots: L Height: 6-0 Weight: 198 Born: 1989-07-27 Hometown:  Ivry-Sur-Seine, France Drafted: Undrafted – Signed as a Free Agent with New Jersey Devils       Observations: May 2017 – In such a difficult year for New Jersey featuring so many prospects it …

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Prospects Rambling: CHL Playoffs Update

by Kevin LeBlanc May 10, 2017, 4:57 pm

Today in the Ramblings we take some time to take a closer look at the OHL, QMJHL and WHL Finals. Updating where the three series stand, who has been producing and which teams needs to …

Los Angeles Kings Top Prospects

Oscar Fantenberg

by sbutland May 9, 2017, 8:58 pm

Oscar Fantenberg, D Shoots: L Height: 6-00 Weight: 205 Born: 1991-10-07 Hometown:  Ljungby, Sweden Drafted: Undrafted         Observations: May 2017 – After collecting 23 points in 44 games with HK Sochi of the KHL this season, Oscar turned some heads with his steady, two-way …

San Jose Sharks Top Prospects

Manuel Wiederer

by Zachary DeVine May 9, 2017, 8:45 pm

Manuel Wiederer, C/RW Shoots: Right Height: 6-0 Weight: 174 Born: 1996-11-21 Hometown: Deggendorf, Germany Drafted: 2016 by San Jose Sharks, 150th overall   Observations: May 2017 – The San Jose Sharks signed Manuel Wiederer to his entry-level deal earlier today. The versatile two-way center …

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Prospect Ramblings: Scouting Sean Dhooghe/USHL Draft: Who’s the Next Mittlestadt? (May 09)

by Kevin Wickersham May 9, 2017, 8:35 pm

Wondering if Casey Mittelstadt is top-pick-worthy? If Eeli Tolvanen should go before the mid-teens instead of slipping further in mock drafts? What about the futures of Shane Bowers, Grant Mismash, and Josh Norris? Then you …

New Jersey Devils Top Prospects

Viktor Lööv

by Kevin Wickersham May 9, 2017, 8:32 pm

Viktor Lööv, D Shoots: R Height: 6-3 Weight: 200 Born: 1992-11-16 Hometown: Södertälje, Sweden Drafted: 2012 by Toronto Maple Leafs, 209th Overall           Observations: May 2017 – New Jersey signed Lööv to a one-year, two-way contract worth $650,000. Splitting his 2016-17 campaign between the …

Edmonton Oilers Top Prospects

Joey LaLeggia

by spencer97 May 9, 2017, 8:30 pm

Joey LaLeggia Shoots: L Height: 5-10 Weight: 181 Born: 1992-06-24 Hometown: Burnaby, BC, CAN Drafted: 2012 Round 5 #123 overall by Edmonton Oilers    Observations: May 2017 – Joey LaLeggia has been a defenseman his whole pro career until recently. LaLeggia has been …

Toronto Maple Leafs Top Prospects

Carl Grundstrom

by Jason Banks May 9, 2017, 2:30 pm

Carl Grundstrom, LW/RW Shoots: L Height: 6-00 Weight: 194 Born: 1997-12-01 Hometown:  Umea, Sweden Drafted: 2016 by Toronto Maple Leafs, 57th Overall             Observations:   May 2017 – Grundstrom recently signed his Entry-level contract with the Leafs and was assigned to the Marlies for playoff …

Tampa Bay Lightning Top Prospects

Matthew Peca

by olafson1393 May 8, 2017, 5:01 pm

  Matthew Peca, C   Shoots: L Height: 5-09 Weight: 174 Born: 1993-04-27 Hometown: Petawawa, ON, CAN Drafted: 2011 by the Tampa Bay Lightning, 201st overall     Observations: May 2017 - Although Peca showed little offensive growth in his 24-year-old season with the Crunch, the Quinnipiac …

Tampa Bay Lightning Top Prospects

Yanni Gourde

by olafson1393 May 8, 2017, 5:00 pm

Yanni Gourde, LW Shoots: L Height: 5-09 Weight: 170 Born: 1991-12-15 Hometown:  Saint-Narcisse, QC, Canada Drafted: Undrafted Observations: May 2017 - The Syracuse Crunch are out to a commanding 2-0 lead in their second-round series of the AHL playoffs against the Toronto Marlies …

Los Angeles Kings Top Prospects

Alex Iafallo

by sbutland May 8, 2017, 7:44 am

  Iafallo, Alex Shoots: L Height: 6-0 Weight: 185 Born: 1993-12-21 Hometown:  Eden, NY Drafted: Undrafted           Observations: May 2017 – The 23-year-old center has agreed to terms with the L.A Kings in April of 2017. Alex led the Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs with 51 points …

Colorado Avalanche Top Prospects

Sven Andrighetto

by Hayden Soboleski May 7, 2017, 2:34 pm

Sven Andrighetto, RW Shoots: L Height: 5-10 Weight: 188 Born: 1993-03-21 Hometown: Zurich, Switzerland Drafted: 2013 by Montreal Canadiens, 86th Overall             Observations: May 2017 - Andrighetto's time with Colorado went better than most expected. He was constantly a danger in the offensive zone, …

Colorado Avalanche Top Prospects

Sergei Boikov

by Hayden Soboleski May 7, 2017, 2:32 pm

Sergei Boikov, D Shoots: L Height: 6-02 Weight: 194 Born: 1996-01-24 Hometown: Khabarovsk, Russia Drafted: 2015 by Colorado, 161st Overall         Observations: May 2017 - Boikov travelled between the AHL and ECHL in 2016-17, in an unimpressive first full pro season. His 16 points and …

New Jersey Devils Top Prospects

Steve Santini

by Kevin Wickersham May 7, 2017, 2:10 pm

    Steve Santini, D Shoots: R Height: 6-2 Weight: 207 Born: 1995-3-7 Hometown: Mahopac, NY Drafted: 2013 by New Jersey Devils, 42nd Overall     Observations: May 2017 - Santini played 38 NHL games, registering a reasonable minus-6 on a porous Devils defense. By comparison, top …

New Jersey Devils Top Prospects

John Quenneville

by Kevin Wickersham May 7, 2017, 2:05 pm

John Quenneville, C/LW Shoots: R Height: 6-1 Weight: 205 Born: 1996-04-16 Hometown: Sherwood Park, AB, CAN Drafted: 2014 by New Jersey Devils, 30th overall     Observations: May 2017 – Quenneville finished strong. While spending most of March lining up with Mike Cammalleri and Adam …

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Prospect Ramblings: Can World Championship success predict a breakout?

by Hayden Soboleski May 7, 2017, 11:10 am

*** The IIHF World Championships have begun, giving fans of teams eliminated from NHL Playoffs one more chance to catch their favorite players before the long off-season. Canada is going for the three-peat, after missing out …

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Prospect Ramblings: Transactions continue underneath playoff excitement (May 6)

by Mark Allan May 6, 2017, 8:35 pm

In a move that has supporters and critics, the Maple Leafs inked blueliner Nikita Zaitsev to a seven-year deal.   While the attention of media and fans is understandably focused on post-season action, front-office transactions continue under …

Buffalo Sabres Top Prospects

Viktor Antipin

by Max Marko May 6, 2017, 6:05 pm

      Viktor Antipin, D   Shoots: L Height: 5-11 Weight: 179 Born: 1992-12-06 Hometown: Ust-Kamenogorsk, KAZ Drafted: Undrafted     Observations: May 2016 – As expected, Antipin signed with Buffalo after Metallurg Magnitogorsk was eliminated from the KHL playoffs. March 2017 – The 24-year-old continues to produce …

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QMJHL Report: Sea Dogs vs. Armada: How they got here

by Mike Barrett May 6, 2017, 12:28 pm

  The final battle for the President’s Cup begins tonight in Saint-John, when the Sea Dogs host the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada. It's sure to a series of good-quality, entertaining hockey as both teams come in red-hot and …

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Prospect Ramblings: CHL Playoff Finals, AHL Round 2 and World Championships (May 04)

by Paul Zwambag May 4, 2017, 11:51 am

  The World Championships begin tomorrow, a few notable prospects I will be keeping an eye on throughout the tournament include: Finland - Jesse Puljujarvi (EDM) Sweden - Joel Eriksson Ek (MIN) Russia – Ilya Sorokin (NYI), Igor Shestyorkin …

Arizona Coyotes Top Prospects

Dylan Strome

by Keith Duggan May 4, 2017, 12:52 am

Dylan Strome, LC Shoots: L Height: 6-3 Weight: 187 Born: 1997-03-07 Hometown: Mississauga, ON, CAN Drafted: 2015 by Arizona Coyotes, 3rd overall         Observations: May 2017- Strome and the Erie Otters have advanced to the OHL championship round with a 4-2 series win over …

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DobberProspects 2017 NHL Mock Draft 2.0

by Peter Harling May 3, 2017, 10:22 pm

Welcome to the DobberProspects Mock Draft 2.0 In our second edition of our mock we now know the draft order for the top 15 picks as the NHL Draft Lottery was held and the big winners …

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Prospects Rambling: Looking at Buy or Sell Candidates and Today's Prospect Notes

by Kevin LeBlanc May 3, 2017, 9:06 pm

While trying to look at how to improve my fantasy roster for next season, I was searching through some rookie stats and decided to take a closer look at a handful of prospects and how …

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OHL Update - May

by Dobber Sports May 3, 2017, 7:24 pm

We're almost there, the OHL Championship is right around the corner as the Mississauga Steelheads get ready to face the Erie Otters. Arguably the two best teams in each conference vying for a chance at …

Tampa Bay Lightning Top Prospects

Bokondji Imama

by olafson1393 May 3, 2017, 5:44 pm

    Bokondji Imama, LW   Shoots: L Height: 6-1 Weight: 214 Born: 1996-08-03 Hometown: Montreal, QC, Canada Drafted: 2015 by the Tampa Bay Lighting, 180th overall Observations: May 2017 - Imama's second full year with the Sea Dogs saw the enforcer take a significant …

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DPR - Episode 17: Live Mock Draft, AHL/CHL Playoffs and Cam Robinson's U18 Review

by Paul Zwambag May 3, 2017, 10:42 am

In episode 17 Paul and Peter do a live mock draft for the first 15 picks of the NHL Entry Draft taking turns selecting who they think is a good fit for each NHL team.   AHL …

Arizona Coyotes Top Prospects

Clayton Keller

by Keith Duggan May 3, 2017, 12:44 am

  Clayton Keller, C/LW Shoots: L Height: 5-10 Weight: 170 Born: 1998-07-29 Hometown: Swansea, IL, USA Drafted: 7th overall in 2016 to the Arizona Coyotes             Observations: May 2017- Keller's didn't see a ton of ice time in his short NHL stint at end of …

Los Angeles Kings Top Prospects

Michael Eyssimont

by sbutland May 2, 2017, 9:49 pm

Michael Eyssimont, C Shoots: L Height: 6-0 Weight: 180 Born: 1996-09-09 Hometown:  Littleton, CO Drafted: 142nd overall in the fifth round of the 2016 draft           Observations: May 2017 –The Kings found themselves a smart, smooth skating center in the fifth round of the …

New Jersey Devils Top Prospects

Mackenzie Blackwood

by Kevin Wickersham May 2, 2017, 8:50 pm

Mackenzie Blackwood, G Catches: L Height: 6-4 Weight: 216 Born: 1996-12-09 Hometown: Thunder Bay, ON, CAN Drafted: 2015 by New Jersey Devils, 42nd Overall         Observations May 2017 – Blackwood gained traction as a pro starting 20 of Albany's final 26 contests and posting …

New Jersey Devils Top Prospects

Miles Wood

by Kevin Wickersham May 2, 2017, 7:55 pm

Miles Wood, LW Shoots: L Height: 6-1 Weight: 194 Born: 1995-09-13 Hometown: Buffalo, NY, USA Drafted: 2013 by the New Jersey Devils, 100th overall         Observations: May 2017 – Wood was a rare bright spot in a dismal Devils campaign. He did most of …

Tampa Bay Lightning Top Prospects

Anthony Cirelli

by olafson1393 May 2, 2017, 10:06 am

    Anthony Cirelli, C   Shoots: L Height: 6-0 Weight: 161 Born: 1997-07-15 Hometown: Woodbridge, ON, CAN Drafted: 2015 by the Tampa Bay Lightning, 72nd overall   Observations: May 2017 – In the small sample size that is the first three rounds of the OHL playoffs, …

Tampa Bay Lightning Top Prospects

Taylor Raddysh

by olafson1393 May 2, 2017, 10:05 am

Taylor Raddysh, RW Shoots: R Height: 6-1 Weight: 203 Born: 1998-02-18 Hometown:  Toronto, ON, CAN Drafted: 58th overall in the second round by Tampa in 2016           Observations: May 2017 – Raddysh has been a consistent offensive producer for the Otters throughout their playoff …

Tampa Bay Lightning Top Prospects

Erik Cernak

by olafson1393 May 2, 2017, 10:00 am

Erik Cernak, D Shoots: R Height: 6-3 Weight: 203 Born: 1997-05-28 Hometown: Kosice, Slovakia Drafted: 2nd round, 2015, Los Angeles, 43rd overall         Observations: May 2017 – The hulking Slovak was an offensive threat for the Otters in the early happenings of the OHL …

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Prospects Ramblings: The Best of DobberProspects and World Championship Scouting

by Peter Harling May 1, 2017, 11:09 pm

There is lot’s happening in the hockey world right now, with the NHL Draft lottery resolved, CHL Finals about to begin, AHL playoffs heading into round two, the U18 all done and the World Championship …

Edmonton Oilers Top Prospects

Dylan Wells

by spencer97 May 1, 2017, 10:07 pm

Dylan Wells, G Catches: L Height: 6-02 Weight: 183 Born: 1998-01-03 Hometown: St. Catherines, Canada Drafted: 123rd overall in 2016 by Edmonton (5th round)     Observations: April 2017- Dylan Wells and his Peterborough Petes just got eliminated from the OHL playoffs in the Eastern conference …

Philadelphia Flyers Top Prospects

Mikhail Vorobyov

by Edric May 1, 2017, 10:01 pm

Mikhail Vorobyov, C Shoots: L Height: 6-2 Weight: 207 Born: 1997-01-05 Hometown: Salavat, Russia Drafted: 2015 by the Philadelphia Flyers, 104th overall       Observations: April 2017 –  Mikhail Vorobyov has signed his entry-level deal with the Philadelphia Flyers. He has progressed nicely, as well …

Chicago Blackhawks Top Prospects

John Hayden

by Tony Carr May 1, 2017, 9:01 pm

John Hayden, C Shoots: R Height: 6-3 Weight: 210 Born: 1995-2-14 Hometown: Greenwich, CT, USA Drafted: 2013 by Chicago Blackhawks, 74th overall         Observations: April 2017- Hayden acquitted himself well in his short time with the Blackhawks this season. In 12 games, he managed …

Chicago Blackhawks Top Prospects

Alexandre Fortin

by Tony Carr May 1, 2017, 7:25 pm

Alexandre Fortin, C/LW Shoots: L Height: 6-1 Weight: 175 Born: 1997-02-25 Hometown: Blainville, Quebec Drafted: undrafted   Observations: April 2017- Fortin’s season has ended in Rouyn-Noranda with the Huskies falling to Chicoutimi in seven games. Fortin continued his amazing season, netting 16 points in …

Chicago Blackhawks Top Prospects

Tanner Kero

by Tony Carr May 1, 2017, 7:10 pm

    Tanner Kero, C Shoots: L Height: 6-0 Weight: 185 Born: 1992-07-24 Hometown: Hancock, WI, USA  Drafted: Undrafted             Observations: April 2017- Kero was a bit of a surprise this season, seeing action in 47 regular season games as well as all four playoff games. …

Chicago Blackhawks Top Prospects

Ryan Hartman

by Tony Carr May 1, 2017, 7:03 pm

  Ryan Hartman, C/RW Shoots: R Height: 6-0 Weight: 185 Born: 1994-09-20 Hometown: West Dundee, IL, USA Drafted: 2013 by Chicago Blackhawks, 30th Overall         Observations: April 2017- Hartman concluded his rookie season finishing ninth on the team in scoring with 31 points. He has …

Chicago Blackhawks Top Prospects

Alex DeBrincat

by Tony Carr May 1, 2017, 7:00 pm

Alex DeBrincat, RW Shoots: R Height: 5-7 Weight: 161 Born: 1997-12-18 Hometown:  Farmington Hills, MI Drafted: Chicago, 39th overall 2016           Observations: April 2017- The Erie Otters leading scorer hasn’t slowed down in the payoffs at all, with 27 points in his first 13 …

Anaheim Ducks Top Prospects

Andy Welinski

by Lucas Main May 1, 2017, 6:50 pm

Andy Welinski, D Shoots: R Height: 6-0 Weight: 180 Born: 1993-04-27 Hometown: Duluth, MN Drafted: 2011 by Anaheim, 83rd overall           Observations: May 2017- In his first full professional season, Welinski was second on the team in terms of defenseman scoring; he recorded 29 …