Scouting Report: Brad Lambert

Photo Credit: Liiga/Jiri Halttunen Scouting Report written by Josh Tessler Brad Lambert is a top prospect for the 2022 NHL Draft. Lambert plays for JYP Jyväskylä in the Liiga. He is dual citizen as he holds both Canadian and Finnish citizenship. Lambert hails from Lahti, Finland. For those unfamiliar with Finland geography, Lahti is approximately anContinue reading “Scouting Report: Brad Lambert”

Smaht Talk: Tucker Tynan Is Back!

In the third episode of Smaht Talk, Jordan Malette and Josh Tessler talk about the following: Tucker Tynan returning to the net in Niagara. Luke Prokop (Nashville Predators prospect) being dealt from the Calgary Hitmen to the Edmonton Oil Kings. Comparing Conor Geekie and Matthew Savoie. An update on Kingston Frontenacs forward Shane Wright. A brief look atContinue reading “Smaht Talk: Tucker Tynan Is Back!”

Smaht Talk: Djurgården Loaded Up, Marc Savard To Windsor

In the second episode of Smaht Talk, Jordan Malette, Paul Zuk and Josh Tessler talk about the following: Rutger McGroarty switched his NCAA commitment to the University of Michigan. Which programs benefit from the NCAA name, image and likeness rights? Marc Savard taking over as head coach for the Windsor Spitfires. Previewing the USHL and prospects to keep anContinue reading “Smaht Talk: Djurgården Loaded Up, Marc Savard To Windsor”

Smaht Talk: It’s A Wicked Smaht Introduction

We’ve launched our own podcast called Smaht Talk. Smaht Talk will start out as a monthly podcast, but throughout the season, we will start to up the frequency of how often new episodes comes out. In the first episode of Smaht Talk, Jordan Malette, Paul Zuk, Matthew Somma and Josh Tessler talk about the following:Continue reading “Smaht Talk: It’s A Wicked Smaht Introduction”

2021 Hlinka Gretzky Preview

The Hlinka Gretzky Cup kicks off today at 9:30 am EST/3:30 pm local time (Breclav, Czech Republic and Piešťany, Slovakia). Each match can be streamed and for the a list of the matches, please visit https://hlinkagretzkycup.cz/eng/zapasy.asp. If you click on the TV icon, you will be re-directed to the stream.  The clubs participating in theContinue reading “2021 Hlinka Gretzky Preview”

Scouting Report: Ty Voit

Photo Credit: Terry Wilson / OHL Images Scouting Report written by Josh Tessler Ty Voit is a 2021 NHL Draft eligible prospect, who hails from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In his youth hockey days, he played for the Pittsburgh Aviators (an organization in the Pittsburgh Amateur Hockey League). Following his time with the Aviators, he played for theContinue reading “Scouting Report: Ty Voit”

Scouting Report: Trevor Wong

Photo Credit: Marissa Baecker / Kelowna Rockets Scouting Report written by Josh Tessler Trevor Wong is a 2021 NHL Draft eligible prospect, who hails from Vancouver, British Columbia. Wong played youth hockey for the Burnaby Winter Club and played alongside Florida Panthers prospect Justin Sourdif, Vincent Iorio (2021 eligible prospect) and Caedan Bankier (2021 eligible prospect)Continue reading “Scouting Report: Trevor Wong”

Scouting Report: Kirill Kirsanov

Photo Credit: SKA.ru Scouting Report written by Josh Tessler Kirill Kirsanov is a 2021 NHL Draft eligible prospect, who hails from Tver, Russia. He is from the same town that former New Jersey Devils and Atlanta Thrashers forward Ilya Kovalchuk and Nashville Predators prospect Yegor Afanasyev are from. Tver is roughly an hour drive northwest ofContinue reading “Scouting Report: Kirill Kirsanov”

Scouting Report: Hugo Gabrielsson

Photo Credit: Frölunda HC Scouting Report written by Josh Tessler Hugo Gabrielsson is a 2021 NHL Draft eligible prospect, who plays in the Frölunda organization. In his youth hockey days, Gabrielsson played for Hovås HC. Hovås is the same organization that Detroit Red Wings prospect Elmer Söderblom and his brother Arvid Söderblom played for. Once theContinue reading “Scouting Report: Hugo Gabrielsson”

Scouting Report: Jiri Tichacek

Photo Credit: Rytiri Kladno/Roman Mares Scouting Report written by Josh Tessler Jiri Tichacek is a 2021 NHL Draft eligible prospect, who plays for Rytiri Kladno. Tichacek plays for the Czech club that Jaromír Jágr owns and plays for. In addition to Jágr, he also plays alongside former Montréal Canadiens and Toronto Maple Leafs center Tomáš Plekanec.Continue reading “Scouting Report: Jiri Tichacek”