Scouting Report: Roni Hirvonen

Photo Credit: Tomi Vastamäki Player Profile D.O.B – January 10, 2002Nationality – FinlandDraft Eligibility – 2020Height –5’9Weight –163 lbsPosition – CenterHandedness – Left Hirvonen’s Style Of Play When you watch Hirvonen without focusing in on him directly it can be easy to come away wondering why some consider him a potential first rounder. He is undersized, and really has no stand-out abilitiesContinue reading “Scouting Report: Roni Hirvonen”

Scouting Report: Egor Sokolov

Photo Credit: Mike Sullivan Player Profile D.O.B – June 7, 2000Nationality – RussiaDraft Eligibility – 2020Height – 6’4Weight – 240 lbsPosition – Right Wing/Left WingHandedness – Right Sokolov’s Style Of Play This Russian winger is hard to miss when on ice, first and foremost due to him being a man mountain. His measurements read like an outside linebacker on skates as opposedContinue reading “Scouting Report: Egor Sokolov”

Scouting Report: Daniel Torgersson

Photo Credit: Frölunda HC Player Profile D.O.B – January 26, 2002Nationality – SwedenDraft Eligibility – 2020Height – 6’3Weight – 205 lbsPosition – Left Wing/Right WingHandedness – Left Torgersson’s Style Of Play Torgersson is a big boy who can really wire a puck. He is a good skater, and not just for his size. The man from the island of Hönö also forechecksContinue reading “Scouting Report: Daniel Torgersson”

Scouting Report: Helge Grans

Photo Credit: Malmö Redhawks Player Profile D.O.B – May 10, 2002Nationality – SwedenDraft Eligibility – 2020Height – 6’3Weight – 192 lbsPosition – DefenseHandedness – Right Grans’ Style Of Play Grans has a great physical package and is also a righty. That is a combination of attributes that NHL GM’s lust after. He skates well, with good power and impressive edge work, andContinue reading “Scouting Report: Helge Grans”

Scouting Report: Lukas Reichel

Photo Credit: Jan Malte Diekmann Player Profile D.O.B – May 17, 2002Nationality – GermanyDraft Eligibility – 2020Height – 6’0Weight – 172 lbsPosition – Left Wing/Right WingHandedness – Left Reichel’s Style Of Play Reichel shot up the rankings this year after coming into the season as a bit of an unknown outside of Europe. While a constant on junior national teams, he hadContinue reading “Scouting Report: Lukas Reichel”

Scouting Report: Oskar Magnusson

Photo Credit: Malmö Redhawks Player Profile D.O.B – January 31, 2002Nationality – SwedenDraft Eligibility – 2020Height – 5’10Weight – 165 lbsPosition – Left Wing/Right WingHandedness – Left Magnusson’s Style Of Play Magnusson was the second highest J20 scorer this year, and only really had Helge Grans for help for half the year, on a mediocre team that was not exactly high scoring.Continue reading “Scouting Report: Oskar Magnusson”

Scouting Report: Oscar Tellström

Photo Credit: Vännäs HC Player Profile D.O.B – July 17, 2002Nationality – SwedenDraft Eligibility – 2020Height – 5’10Weight – 187 lbsPosition – Left Wing/Right WingHandedness – Left Tellström’s Style Of Play Tellström came out of absolutely no-where this year. However, this has seemingly been more of a question of opportunity as opposed to ability. The young Swede was never picked up byContinue reading “Scouting Report: Oscar Tellström”

Scouting Report: Benjamin Baumgartner

Photo Credit: Maurice Parrée Player Profile D.O.B – April 22, 2000Nationality – AustriaDraft Eligibility – 2020Height – 5’9Weight – 165 lbsPosition – Left Wing/CenterHandedness – Left Baumgartner’s Style Of Play This is the third time that the Austrian forward has been draft eligible, and it has been somewhat of a surprise no team has taken a flyer on him before. Baumgartner andContinue reading “Scouting Report: Benjamin Baumgartner”

Scouting Report: Kasper Simontaival

Photo Credit: Saana Hakala Player Profile D.O.B – January 11, 2002Nationality – FinlandDraft Eligibility – 2020Height – 5’9Weight – 172 lbsPosition – Left Wing/Right WingHandedness – Right Simontaival’s Style Of Play Simontaival is a real joker in the pack for this draft. There is no doubt that in terms of “natural” talent he is a first round level player. Just a coupleContinue reading “Scouting Report: Kasper Simontaival”

Scouting Report: Roby Järventie

Photo Credit: Jarno Hietanen / KOOVEE Järventie had a ridiculous season in Mestis this year, on a pretty mediocre team. He managed to accumulate the most points ever for u-18 player and did not look out of place versus men. Järventie comes from a hockey family. His father Martti played one solitary game in theContinue reading “Scouting Report: Roby Järventie”