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Scouting Report: Zach Benson

Photo Credit: Erica Perreaux / Lethbridge Hurricanes Zach Benson is a top prospect eligible for the 2023 NHL Draft. He has spent the last three seasons, including this one with the Winnipeg ICE of the Western Hockey League. The Chilliwack, BC native was selected by Winnipeg 14th overall in 2020 bantam draft following a dominant…

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Scouting Report: Matvei Michkov

Photo Credit: Russian Look Ltd. / Alamy Stock Photo Matvei Michkov scores…a lot. He’s been on everyone’s radar for years, and when you look at his production, it’s easy to see why. Although points ≠ good, it’s hard to ignore the impressiveness of his statistical profile. He’s a goal-scoring machine and the records seem to…

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Scouting Report: Luca Cagnoni

Photo Credit: Megan Connelly / Portland Winterhawks Luca Cagnoni is a 2023 NHL Draft eligible defenseman, who hails from Burnaby, British Columbia. Cagnoni plays for the WHL’s Portland Winterhawks.  Cagnoni was not selected in a WHL draft, but was listed and signed by the Portland Winterhawks in March of 2020. He had been playing for…