Smaht Talk: It’s Time For Another Mock

Smaht Scouting’s Matthew Somma and Austin Garrett complete a first round mock for the 2022 NHL Draft in the latest episode of Smaht Talk. Austin also shares some of his notes from the Hlinka Gretzky Cup camp in Buffalo, New York. If you would like to listen to this episode, you can find an embeddedContinue reading “Smaht Talk: It’s Time For Another Mock”

Smaht Talk: Talking With Zach Bookman

Smaht Scouting’s Matthew Somma and Austin Garrett spoke with 2022 NHL Draft eligible prospect Zach Bookman of the Brooks Bandits (AJHL). Bookman talked about playing hockey in New York State, coach Ryan Papaioannou allowing Bookman to be rather creative with the puck on his stick, going to Merrimack College in the fall and growing upContinue reading “Smaht Talk: Talking With Zach Bookman”

Scouting Report: Tristan Luneau

Photo Credit: Dominic Charette | Olympiques de Gatineau Scouting Report written by Josh Tessler Tristan Luneau is a 2022 NHL Draft eligible prospect and he plays for the QMJHL’s Gatineau Olympiques.  Luneau hails from Trois-Rivières, Quebec. For those unfamiliar with Quebec geography, Trois-Rivières is roughly the mid-point between Montréal and Québec City. His father and brotherContinue reading “Scouting Report: Tristan Luneau”

Scouting Report: Christian Kyrou

Photo Credit: Luke Durda/OHL Images Scouting Report written by Josh Tessler Christian Kyrou is a 2022 NHL Draft eligible prospect and he plays for the OHL’s Erie Otters.  Kyrou hails from Komoka, Ontario. For those unfamiliar with Komoka, it’s a 20 minute drive west of London, Ontario.  His brother is Jordan Kyrou of the St. LouisContinue reading “Scouting Report: Christian Kyrou”

Scouting Report: Alexis Gendron

Photo Credit: Sébastien Gervais / Blainville-Boisbriand Aramada Scouting Report written by Josh Tessler Alexis Gendron is a 2022 NHL Draft eligible prospect and he plays for the QMJHL’s Blainville-Boisbriand Armada.  Gendron is from Côteau-du-Lac, Quebec (~45 minute drive south of Montréal and right next door to Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Quebec). His father, Martin Gendron played in the NHL.Continue reading “Scouting Report: Alexis Gendron”

2022 NHL Draft Goalie Dataset

The 2022 dataset will be focusing on danger save percentage, glove saves, rebound control and speed / quickness. To access the visuals on Tableau, please click here. Speed / Quickness Data My quickness tableau chart shows up/down time and side/side time. Up/down time is an average of how long it takes goaltenders to go from standingContinue reading “2022 NHL Draft Goalie Dataset”

Smaht Talk: Talking With Marcus Nguyen

Matthew Somma and Austin Garrett interview Marcus Nguyen of the Portland Winterhawks (2022 NHL Draft eligible prospect). Nguyen talks about being named after Markus Näslund, growing up watching Patrick Kane, playing with Rieger Lorenz (Okotoks, 2022 NHL Draft eligible prospect) and Kent Anderson (Green Bay, 2022 NHL Draft eligible prospect) and he gave listeners aContinue reading “Smaht Talk: Talking With Marcus Nguyen”

Smaht Talk: Mock Draft Analysis

Smaht Scouting’s Matthew Somma and Austin Garrett talk about the mock draft that our team completed a few weeks back. In addition, they provide in-depth analysis on a few North American prospects including Reid Schaefer (Seattle), Devin Kaplan (USNTDP), Matthew Seminoff (Kamloops), Mikey Milne (Winnipeg), Jace Weir (Red Deer) and Cole Knuble (Fargo). If youContinue reading “Smaht Talk: Mock Draft Analysis”

Scouting Report: Isaiah George

Photo Credit: Luke Durda/OHL Images Scouting Report written by Josh Tessler Isaiah George is a 2022 NHL Draft eligible prospect, who hails from Oakville, Ontario. Before making his debut as a London Knight, he played U15 AAA and U16 AAA hockey for the Toronto Marlboros. During his time with the Marlboros, he played alongside a fewContinue reading “Scouting Report: Isaiah George”

Mock 2022 NHL Draft

Photo Credit: Robert Lefebvre/OHL Images Check out our Mock 2022 NHL Draft. Josh Tessler, Sebastian Jackson, Austin Garrett, Matthew Somma, Paul Zuk, Jordan Malette and Alex Appleyard drafted three rounds for each NHL team. Scouting reports are hyperlinked. Please Note: The draft order might be slightly different today towards the back end of the draft.Continue reading “Mock 2022 NHL Draft”