The Latest From Smaht Scouting

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Scouting Report: Gavin Brindley

Photo Credit: Michigan Photography Gavin Brindley is currently ranked inside the top 10 for Smaht’s final 2023 NHL draft ranking, and he sticks out like a sore thumb when comparing his consensus ranking to our rankings. The Smaht team is considerably higher on Brindley than most. There isn’t a prospect I’ve watched more this year…

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Final 2023 NHL Draft Rankings

Photo Credit: Keith Hershmiller / Regina Pats Alexander Appleyard, SpokedZ, Clare McManus, Matthew Somma, Gray Matter, Ben Jordan, Jordan Malette, Austin Garret and Josh Tessler combined their draft rankings and put together the official Smaht Scouting 2023 NHL Draft Final Rankings. Below you will find the rankings and a high level summary on each player. Published scouting reports are hyperlinked on player names. The Smaht…

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Scouting Report: Timur Mukhanov

Photo Credit: HC Avangard Timur Mukhanov is a 2023 NHL Draft eligible prospect, who hails from Glazov, Russia and plays in the Avangard Omsk system. His father, Renat Mukhanov played Russian minor and junior hockey in the 1990’s and has recently coached for Vityaz Podolsk’s U16 and U17 teams. While Mukhanov grew up in Glazov…