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”

Scouting Report: Jeremy Wilmer

Photo Credit: Rena Laverty Scouting Report written by Paul Zuk Small in size but certainly not in talent, Jeremy Wilmer is a 2021 NHL Draft Eligible Prospect honing his skills for the US National Team Development Program U18 team. Wilmer was born in Rockville Center, NY and played the majority of his youth hockey for theContinue reading “Scouting Report: Jeremy Wilmer”

Scouting Report: Tristan Broz

Photo Credit: Mitch Highman/MJOYPHOTOGRAPHY Scouting Report written by Paul Zuk Tristan Broz is a talented, two-way forward and a 2021 NHL Draft eligible prospect, currently suiting up for the Fargo Force in the USHL. Broz was born in Bloomington, Minnesota, and rose through the rankings by playing for Minnesota-based prep school Shattuck St. Mary’s, upContinue reading “Scouting Report: Tristan Broz”

Scouting Report: Ayrton Martino

Photo Credit: Darren Francis Photography Ayrton Martino is one of the oldest 2021 NHL Entry Draft eligible prospects, having suited up for the USHL’s Omaha Lancers this past season, where he saw his draft stock increase rapidly. Martino hails from Toronto, Ontario, and played his youth hockey with the Toronto Titans U16 AAA of theContinue reading “Scouting Report: Ayrton Martino”

Scouting Report: Liam Gilmartin

Photo Credit: Rena Laverty Up next for Smaht Scouting’s USHL prospect coverage is USNTDP forward Liam Gilmartin. Gilmartin was born in Falls Church, Virginia (suburb of Washington D.C.) and played his minor hockey in the AYHL for the Washington Little Caps, up until the 14U ranks. The following seasons saw Gilmartin join renowned prep schoolContinue reading “Scouting Report: Liam Gilmartin”

Scouting Report: Sean Behrens

Photo Credit: Rena Laverty Sean Behrens is an offensive defenseman currently lacing up the skates for the USNTDP U18 squad in Plymouth, Michigan. Behrens grew up in Barrington, Illinois and played his youth hockey for Chicago Mission in the HPHL. During his 13U and 14U seasons for the Mission, he was a childhood teammate ofContinue reading “Scouting Report: Sean Behrens”