Scouting Report: Cole Jordan

Photo Credit: Lucas Chudleigh/Apollo Multimedia Scouting Report written by Josh Tessler Cole Jordan is a 2021 NHL Draft eligible left-handed defenseman, who plays for the WHL’s Moose Jaw Warriors. He is from Winnipeg, Manitoba and played youth hockey for the Winnipeg Jr. Jets. After playing for the Jr. Jets, he moved over to Brandon, Manitoba andContinue reading “Scouting Report: Cole Jordan”

Scouting Report: Lukas Gustafsson

Photo Credit: Chicago Steel Scouting Report written by Josh Tessler Lukas Gustafsson is a 2021 NHL Draft eligible prospect, who hails from Alpharetta, Georgia. Alpharetta is a northern suburb of Atlanta, Georgia. Per the New England Hockey Journal, before settling down in the Atlanta metro area, Gustafsson was born and spent the first few years ofContinue reading “Scouting Report: Lukas Gustafsson”

Scouting Report: Sean Tschigerl

Photo Credit: Candice Ward/Calgary Hitmen Scouting Report written by Josh Tessler Sean Tschigerl is a 2021 NHL Draft eligible prospect, who plays for the WHL’s Calgary Hitmen. He is initially from Whitecourt, Alberta, which is approximately a two hour drive northwest of Edmonton, Alberta. Highway 43 connects Whitecourt with Edmonton and Grande Prairie, Alberta. Tschigerl playedContinue reading “Scouting Report: Sean Tschigerl”

Four Round Mock 2021 NHL Draft

The Smaht Scouting team did a mock draft for the first four rounds. Bailey Johnson (NCAA and USHS amateur scout), Paul Zuk (USHL and Southern OHL amateur scout), Alexander Appleyard (Sweden and Finland amateur scout), Jordan Malette (Eastern OHL and Western QMJHL amateur scout) and Josh Tessler (Director of Amateur Scouting) drafted for assigned teams. The below screenshot shows the assignments. #1 – BuffaloContinue reading “Four Round Mock 2021 NHL Draft”

Scouting Report: Wyatt Johnston

Photo Credit: Terry Wilson / OHL Images Scouting Report written by Josh Tessler Wyatt Johnston is a 2021 NHL Draft eligible prospect, who hails from Toronto (Leaside), Ontario. For those unfamiliar with the Leaside neighborhood of Toronto, it sits next to the Ontario Science Centre and the Don Valley Parkway. His older sister, Quinn Johnston playsContinue reading “Scouting Report: Wyatt Johnston”

Scouting Report: Olen Zellweger

Photo Credit: Chris Mast/Everett Silvertips Scouting Report written by Josh Tessler Olen Zellweger is a 2021 NHL Draft eligible defenseman. He is a Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta native. It’s the same town that the Dach family (Chicago Blackhawks prospect Kirby Dach, 2021 NHL Draft eligible prospect Colton Dach and Sherwood Park Royals defenseman Callie Dach), Washington CapitalsContinue reading “Scouting Report: Olen Zellweger”

Scouting Report: Benjamin Gaudreau

Photo Credit: Terry Wilson / OHL Images Scouting Report written by Josh Tessler Benjamin Gaudreau is a 2021 NHL Draft eligible goaltender, who hails from North Bay, Ontario. Gaudreau plays for the OHL’s Sarnia Sting, but only played in international play for Team Canada this year due to COVID-19. He was on the 2021 IIHF U18Continue reading “Scouting Report: Benjamin Gaudreau”

Final 2021 NHL Draft Rankings

Graphics done by Dylan Griffing Bailey Johnson, Sam McGilligan, Alexander Appleyard, Paul Zuk, Jordan Malette, Sebastian Jackson and Josh Tessler combined their draft rankings and put together the official Smaht Scouting 2021 NHL Draft Final Rankings. The rankings are below and our scouting reports are hyperlinked. Just to note, we are still working on someContinue reading “Final 2021 NHL Draft Rankings”

Scouting Report: Ryder Korczak

Photo Credit: Robert Murray / WHL Scouting Report written by Josh Tessler Ryder Korczak is a 2021 NHL Draft eligible prospect, who hails from Yorkton, Saskatchewan. He is the son of Chad Korczak and Tricia Korczak. Chad is the general manager of the Yorkton Maulers U18 AAA team and played collegiate hockey in the United StatesContinue reading “Scouting Report: Ryder Korczak”

2021 NHL Draft Lottery Mock Draft

With the NHL lottery done, the Smaht Scouting team did a mock draft for the lottery selections. Bailey Johnson (NCAA and USHS amateur scout), Paul Zuk (USHL and Southern OHL amateur scout), Alexander Appleyard (Sweden and Finland amateur scout), Jordan Malette (Eastern OHL and Western QMJHL amateur scout) and Josh Tessler (Director of Amateur Scouting)Continue reading “2021 NHL Draft Lottery Mock Draft”