Scouting Report: Ville Koivunen

Photo Credit: Oulun Kärpät / Iikka Pirttikoski Ville Koivunen is a 2021 NHL Draft eligible prospect and he hails from Oulu, Finland. Koivunen plays in the Kärpät system and was named the U20 SM-Sarja Rookie of the Year (Yrjö Hakala Award) back in late March. Koivunen has been playing in the Kärpät system since 2018-2019.Continue reading “Scouting Report: Ville Koivunen”

Scouting Report: Jack Matier

Photo Credit: Val Wutti Jack Matier is a 2021 NHL Draft eligible defenseman, who hails from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. His father, Mark Matier, was drafted by the Washington Capitals in the 1992 NHL Entry Draft and played for the 1993 Memorial Cup champion Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds. Matier’s mother, Stacey Matier and Mark stillContinue reading “Scouting Report: Jack Matier”

2021 IIHF U18 World Championship Scouting Reports

Are you gearing up to watch the 2021 IIHF U18 World Championships from Frisco, Texas and Plano, Texas? If yes, check out our scouting reports on several 2021 NHL Draft eligibles playing in the tournament. The reports are hyperlinked in the chart below. Player Nation Position Scout Brandt Clarke CAN RHD Josh Simon Edvinsson SWEContinue reading “2021 IIHF U18 World Championship Scouting Reports”

Scouting Report: Francesco Pinelli

Photo Credit: Terry Wilson / OHL Images Francesco Pinelli is a 2021 NHL Draft eligible prospect, who hails from Hamilton, Ontario. Pinelli plays for the OHL’s Kitchener Rangers, but spent this season playing Slovenia for HDD Jesenice since the OHL did not return to play. Pinelli played youth hockey for the Toronto Red Wings andContinue reading “Scouting Report: Francesco Pinelli”

Scouting Report: Samu Tuomaala

Photo Credit: Oulun Kärpät / Iikka Pirttikoski Samu Tuomaala is a 2021 NHL Draft eligible prospect, who hails from Oulu, Finland. For those who are unfamiliar with Oulu, it’s one of the northernmost cities in Finland and is roughly a two hour drive to the Swedish border. Tuomaala plays in the Kärpät system and spentContinue reading “Scouting Report: Samu Tuomaala”

Scouting Report: Brennan Othmann

Photo Credit: Terry Wilson/OHL Images Brennan Othmann is a 2021 NHL Draft prospect, who hails from Scarborough, Ontario. Othmann is the son of Gery Othmann, who played Swiss hockey for over ten years with multiple teams including HC Thurgau and EHC Basel. His uncle, Robert Othmann played in Switzerland as well and spent the bulkContinue reading “Scouting Report: Brennan Othmann”

Scouting Report: Zachary Bolduc

Photo Credit: Katie Whitty Zachary Bolduc is a 2021 NHL Draft eligible prospect, who hails from Trois-Rivières, Quebec. Growing up, the Quebecer played youth hockey in the OHM Trois-Rivières Ouest organization and Panthères du Collège Marie de l’Incarnation. While playing for the Panthères, he played alongside a couple of 2021 NHL Draft eligible prospects includingContinue reading “Scouting Report: Zachary Bolduc”

Scouting Report: Aleksi Heimosalmi

Photo Credit: Tomi Vastamäki Aleksi Heimosalmi is a 2021 NHL Draft eligible right handed defenseman, who plays in the Ässät farm system. Heimosalmi hails from Pori, Finland. For those unfamiliar with Pori, it’s a coastal city and sits on the Gulf of Bothnia. The city is roughly 110 kilometers from Tampere. Pori is also homeContinue reading “Scouting Report: Aleksi Heimosalmi”

Scouting Report: Nikita Chibrikov

Photo Credit: SKA St. Petersburg Nikita Chibrikov is a 2021 NHL Draft eligible prospect. Chibrikov hails from Moscow, Russia and plays in the SKA St. Petersburg system. Previously, Chibrikov played youth hockey for both CSKA Moscow and Dynamo Moscow. Prior to the 2020-2021 season, Chibrikov was dealt alongside Daniil Lazutin (2021 NHL Draft eligible) andContinue reading “Scouting Report: Nikita Chibrikov”

Scouting Report: Cole Huckins

Photo Credit: Tyson Gray Photography Cole Huckins is a 2021 NHL Draft eligible forward prospect, who plays for the QMJHL’s Acadie-Bathurst Titan. Huckins grew up in Fredericton, New Brunswick and holds dual citizenship from the United States and Canada. Prior to the QMJHL, Huckins played bantam hockey for the Fredericton Blues and prep school hockeyContinue reading “Scouting Report: Cole Huckins”