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”

Scouting Report: Alexander Suzdalev

Photo Credit: HV71 Scouting Report written by Josh Tessler Alexander Suzdalev is a 2022 NHL Draft eligible prospect and he plays for HV71. Suzdalev was born in Khabarovsk, Russia and moved to Sweden when his father Anatoly Suzdalev had signed a bandy contract with Swedish bandy club, Vetlanda Bandyklubb. Per a 2015 post on Laget.se, AnatolyContinue reading “Scouting Report: Alexander Suzdalev”

Scouting Report: Calle Odelius

Photo Credit: Otto Marand / Djurgården Scouting Report written by Josh Tessler Calle Odelius is a 2022 NHL Draft eligible, who hails from Södertälje, Sweden and plays for Djurgården.  Odelius isn’t the only one in his family playing competitive hockey. His brother, William Odelius is playing in the Brynäs system. He moved over to Brynäs afterContinue reading “Scouting Report: Calle Odelius”

Smaht Talk: Undah the Radah

Smaht Scouting’s Matthew Somma and Austin Garrett talk about several under the radar 2022 NHL Draft prospects including Jeremy Hanzel, Jacob Guévin, Zaccharya Wisdom, Ben Hemmerling, David Gucciardi, Marcus Nguyen and Zach Bookman. The duo also talks about their love for southern fast food. If you would like to listen to this episode, you canContinue reading “Smaht Talk: Undah the Radah”

Scouting Report: Liam Öhgren

Photo Credit: Otto Marand / Djurgården Scouting Report written by Josh Tessler Liam Öhgren is a 2022 NHL Draft eligible prospect, who hails from Stockholm, Sweden and is in the Djurgården system. Öhgren’s father, Andreas Öhgren had played Division 1 Swedish professional hockey in the 1990s. His brother, Noel Öhgren is a 2024 NHL Draft eligibleContinue reading “Scouting Report: Liam Öhgren”