Scouting Report: Luca Del Bel Belluz

Photo Credit: Robert Lefebvre/OHL Images Scouting Report written by Paul Zuk Arguably the clubhouse leader in terms of amazing 2022 NHL Draft prospect names, Mississauga Steelheads center Luca Del Bel Belluz is one of the more intriguing prospects currently playing in the OHL this season. Like most draft eligible CHL players, he unfortunately missed a veryContinue reading “Scouting Report: Luca Del Bel Belluz”

Scouting Report: Rutger McGroarty

Photo Credit: Rena Laverty Scouting Report written by Paul Zuk Buried almost smack-dab in the middle of the United States, the state of Nebraska has only had 1 player selected in the NHL Entry Draft. That statistic is likely to increase at this summer’s NHL Entry Draft, as center Rutger McGroarty is eligible to be selected.Continue reading “Scouting Report: Rutger McGroarty”

Scouting Report: Cutter Gauthier

Photo Credit: Rena Laverty Scouting Report written by Paul Zuk While the casual fan may have been focusing on the likes of Logan Cooley and Frank Nazar when it comes to American-born forward prospects for the 2022 NHL Draft, they may want to direct their attention to another US-born forward that’s eligible: Cutter Gauthier. Gauthier wasContinue reading “Scouting Report: Cutter Gauthier”

Scouting Report: Frank Nazar

Photo Credit: Rena Laverty Scouting Report written by Paul Zuk The USNTDP is boasting yet another class of first round talent, and Michigan born forward Frank Nazar is viewed by many to be one of the first selected at this summer’s Entry Draft. Nazar was born in Mt. Clemens, Michigan, and played his minor hockey inContinue reading “Scouting Report: Frank Nazar”

Scouting Report: Logan Cooley

Photo Credit: Rena Laverty Scouting Report written by Paul Zuk The cream of the crop when speaking about 2022 draft-eligible players from the United States, Logan Cooley sits atop many scouts, front office, and noted draft geeks rankings. Cooley was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and played his minor hockey rising through the ranks of the PittsburghContinue reading “Scouting Report: Logan Cooley”

Scouting Report: Shai Buium

Photo Credit: Shattuck-St. Mary’s School Scouting Report written by Paul Zuk One of the more interesting draft profiles for the 2021 NHL Draft class comes in the form of Sioux City Musketeers defenseman Shai Buium. Buium was born in San Diego, California, but his parents were both born in Israel. Shai was introduced to the gameContinue reading “Scouting Report: Shai Buium”

Scouting Report: Tyler Boucher

Photo Credit: Rena Laverty Scouting Report written by Paul Zuk One of several talents in the 2021 NHL Draft coming from NHL bloodlines, Tyler Boucher is a sneakily talented, gritty left-wing currently suiting up for the United States National Team Development Program in Plymouth, Michigan. Boucher is the son of former NHL netminder and 1995 22ndContinue reading “Scouting Report: Tyler Boucher”

Scouting Report: Ethan Del Mastro

Photo Credit: Aaron Bell / OHL Images Scouting Report written by Paul Zuk The 2021 NHL Draft is almost spoilt for choice it seems, when it comes to skilled offensive defensemen. Names such as Owen Power, Brandt Clarke, and Luke Hughes will likely be off the board by halfway through the first round. However, when itContinue reading “Scouting Report: Ethan Del Mastro”

Scouting Report: Jake Martin

Photo Credit: Rena Laverty Scouting Report written by Paul Zuk Next in line for talented defensemen from Minnesota is USNTDP U18 rearguard Jake Martin. Martin was born in White Bear Lake, MN, and played the majority of his minor hockey within Gentry Academy, the private academy which 2021 NHL Draft prospect Chaz Lucius and his youngerContinue reading “Scouting Report: Jake Martin”

Scouting Report: Matthew Knies

Photo Credit: Eldon Holmes / Tri-City Storm Scouting Report written by Paul Zuk One of the more perplexing prospects in the 2021 NHL Draft Class is Tri-City Storm forward Matthew Knies. Knies was born in Phoenix, Arizona, but holds a dual citizenship for the USA and Slovakia. His parents and older brother Phil hail from Slovakia,Continue reading “Scouting Report: Matthew Knies”