Scouting Report: Drew Commesso

Photo Credit – Rena Laverty Drew Commesso is a 2020 NHL Draft eligible goaltender and he hails from Boston, Massachusetts. He is coming off of his second season with the USNTDP, in which he had posted a 2.05 goals against average (GAA) and a .920 save percentage (SV%) in 27 games played with the U18Continue reading “Scouting Report: Drew Commesso”

Scouting Report: Ian Moore

Photo Credit – Rena Laverty Ian Moore is a 2020 NHL Draft eligible defensive prospect and he hails from Concord, Massachusetts (between Boston and Framingham). He grew up in a hockey family as his father, Michael Moore coaches a local youth hockey team, the Minutemen Flames and his brother, Nolan Moore is a defenseman forContinue reading “Scouting Report: Ian Moore”

Scouting Report: Lukas Cormier

Photo Credit – Darrell Theriault/Charlottetown Islanders Lukas Cormier is a left-handed defensive prospect, who hails from Ste-Marie-de-Kent, New Brunswick. Cormier’s father, Mario Cormier played for the Val-D’Or Foreurs (QMJHL) in the 1990s and is now coaching the Kent Koyotes of the New Brunswick Junior Hockey League. In addition, his sister, Dominique Cormier (defense) is playingContinue reading “Scouting Report: Lukas Cormier”

Scouting Report: Thomas Bordeleau

Photo Credit: Rena Laverty Thomas Bordeleau is a dual citizen as he holds American and Canadian citizenship. His father Sébastien Bordeleau played in the NHL with the Montréal Canadiens, Nashville Predators, Minnesota Wild and the Phoenix Coyotes (now Arizona Coyotes). During Sébastien’s 16 game stint with the AHL’s Houston Aeros (2001-02 season), Thomas was born.Continue reading “Scouting Report: Thomas Bordeleau”

Scouting Report: Jack Quinn

Photo Credit: Terry Wilson/OHL Images, Aaron Bell/CHL Images Jack Quinn grew up just outside of Ottawa, Ontario/Gatineau, Quebec in the town of Cobden, Ontario. Quinn played bantam hockey with the Upper OV Aces and bantam/midget hockey with the Kanata Lasers. During his stint with the Kanata Lasers, he played with Ottawa 67’s head coach AndréContinue reading “Scouting Report: Jack Quinn”

Scouting Report: Jérémie Poirier

Photo Credit: Saint John Sea Dogs | Dan Culberson Jérémie Poirier hails from the Montréal suburb of Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Quebec. He grew up playing youth hockey for AHM Valleyfield. After playing in the Valleyfield youth hockey program, he played bantam hockey for Lac St-Louis Grenadiers Espoir and midget hockey for Châteauguay Grenadiers. In the 2018 QMJHLContinue reading “Scouting Report: Jérémie Poirier”

Scouting Report: Hendrix Lapierre

Photo Credit: Andre Emond Hendrix Lapierre hails from Gatineau, Quebec and played youth hockey (Midget & Bantam in the Gatineau Intrépide system. In his 2017-2018 campaign, he competed in his first and only season in the QMAAA (Ligue de hockey Midget AAA du Québec) and tallied the fifth most points in the league. Lapierre recordedContinue reading “Scouting Report: Hendrix Lapierre”

Final 2020 NHL Draft Rankings

Alexander Appleyard, Steven Ellis and Josh Tessler combined their draft rankings and put together the official Smaht Scouting 2020 NHL Draft Rankings. The rankings are below and our scouting reports are hyperlinked. Just to note, we are still working on some more 2020 NHL Draft scouting reports for public consumption. Stay tuned for those. RankContinue reading “Final 2020 NHL Draft Rankings”

Scouting Report: Dawson Mercer

Photo Credit: Andre Emond Dawson Mercer is the top 2020 NHL Draft prospect from the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Mercer hails from Carbonear, Newfoundland (also the hometown of former Detroit Red Wings forward, Daniel Cleary). The right winger played bantam hockey with Tri Pen and U16/U18 hockey at Bishop’s College School (the same schoolContinue reading “Scouting Report: Dawson Mercer”

Scouting Report: Mavrik Bourque

Photo Credit: Cataractes de Shawinigan / Olivier Croteau Mavrik Bourque is 2020 NHL Draft prospect, who hails from Plessisville, Quebec (in between Drummondville, Quebec and Quebec City, Quebec). The former third overall pick in the 2018 QMJHL draft played bantam hockey for Bois-Francs Cascades Bantam AAA (QBAAA) and midget hockey for Marie-Rivier Canimex Espoir (QMEAA)Continue reading “Scouting Report: Mavrik Bourque”