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”

Scouting Report: Dylan Duke

Photo Credit: Rena Laverty The son of former Western Michigan University standout Steve Duke, USNTDP center Dylan Duke is a talented prospect for the 2021 NHL Entry Draft. Duke is a solid, goal-scoring center/winger who despite his size, can certainly bring a physical, net-front presence night in and night out. A USA/Canada dual citizen, DukeContinue reading “Scouting Report: Dylan Duke”

Scouting Report: Brent Johnson

Photo Credit: Jasen Robbennolt/Sioux Falls Stampede Sioux Falls Stampede defenseman Brent Johnson is a prospect eligible for the 2021 NHL Entry Draft. Hailing from Dallas, Texas, the 18-year old defenseman is making quite the name for himself in his draft year. Johnson has amassed 11 goals and 20 assists for 31 points in 43 gamesContinue reading “Scouting Report: Brent Johnson”

Scouting Report: Matthew Coronato

Photo Credit: Chicago Steel It’s hard to imagine any team in the NHL who couldn’t use a player who can rack up points like it’s nothing, rarely takes a shift off, and has a compete level to rival any prospect eligible for the 2021 NHL Draft. That’s exactly what you’ll be getting out of ChicagoContinue reading “Scouting Report: Matthew Coronato”

Scouting Report: Mackie Samoskevich

Photo Credit: Chicago Steel Currently sitting near the top of the list in “Best Draft Eligible Names” for the 2021 NHL Draft, Matthew (Mackie) Samoskevich is a 2021 NHL Draft eligible prospect currently playing for the Chicago Steel in the USHL. Samoskevich is a natural born center, but is more than capable of suiting upContinue reading “Scouting Report: Mackie Samoskevich”

Scouting Report: Artyom Grushnikov

Photo Credit – CSKA Moskva/@HCCSKA Artyom Grushnikov, a 2021 NHL Draft eligible prospect, is a 17-year-old defenseman currently on the roster for the Hamilton Bulldogs of the OHL. Due to COVID-19 playing the main role in delaying all OHL play this season, Grushnikov has yet to take the ice in the 2020-21 season. Grushnikov wasContinue reading “Scouting Report: Artyom Grushnikov”

Scouting Report: Chaz Lucius

Photo Credit – Rena Laverty Chaz Lucius not only boasts one of the most amazing names in the 2021 NHL Draft class, but also one of the most talented and intriguing offensive skill sets. Lucius is a 17 year-old prospect currently playing for the United States National Team Development Program’s U-18 squad. Lucius was bornContinue reading “Scouting Report: Chaz Lucius”

Scouting Report: Sasha Pastujov

Photo Credit – Rena Laverty Sasha Pastujov, a 2021 NHL Draft eligible prospect, is a 17-year old left-winger currently playing for the United States National U-18 team. Pastujov hails from Northville, Michigan, and played his youth hockey for Detroit-area powerhouse teams such as Belle Tire 13U and Compuware 14U/16U AAA.   During his minor hockeyContinue reading “Scouting Report: Sasha Pastujov”