NHL Entry Draft

2024 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: Ryerson Leenders

The Scouting Report Ryerson Leenders is a 6-foot-2 and 179-pound goaltender who is a native of Nanticoke, Ontario, Canada. Last season, he posted a record of 24-17-4 with a 3.12 goals-against-average, a .909 save percentage, and three shutouts in 46 games for the Mississauga Steelheads of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL). Leenders is a goaltender […]

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2024 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: Kamil Bednarik

The Scouting Report Center Kamil Bednarik is an 18-year-old from Elmhurst, Illinois. A gifted skater, he has a bit of everything but is not elite at one single skill. He is a versatile player who plays with grit and physical play in his game. Last season, he played for the U.S. National U18 team, posting […]

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2024 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: Raoul Boilard

The Scouting Report Raoul Boilard is a forward in this draft that may not get a lot of hype, but he can be a player that plays important roles. The 6-foot-2 and 190-pound center from Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada, raised some eyebrows last season by recording the most points by a rookie in the Quebec Maritime […]

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Don Sweeney talking at a Boston Bruins press conference

Are the Boston Bruins Moving Back Into The First Round of the Draft?

Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney has used draft capital to try to make Stanley Cup runs in the last couple of years to acquire the likes of defenseman Hampus Lindholm and now departed forward Tyler Bertuzzi. With that in mind, the Bruins are now out of selections for the first three rounds of the […]

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2024 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: Dominik Badinka

The Scouting Report Dominik Badinka, 6-foot-3 and 190-pound defenseman and Chomutov, Czechia native, is a player flying under the radar. A defenseman with a solid, two-way game he can be a future captain with his gameplay and leadership. Last season, he played for the Malmo Redhawks J20 of the J20 Nationell, the Malmo Redhawks of […]

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2024 NHL Draft Profile: Tanner Howe

The Scouting Report: Tanner Howe is an 18-year-old forward prospect eligible for the 2024 NHL entry draft in Las Vegas. Born in Prince Albert, Canada. Having played for the Regina Pats for the previous three seasons, Howe comes into the draft as a second round prospect with the potential to be picked late in the […]

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2024 NHL Draft Proile: Adam Jiříček

The Scouting Report: Adam Jiříček was projected to be part of the first 10 drafts, but due to injury and not much play to go off of, he has dropped but should be part of the first round. Jiříček will be a steal for any team that decides to draft him. Jiříček is a two-way […]

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Should the NHL Shorten the Draft?

For as long as I can remember, the NHL Entry Draft has been seven rounds. There was a point in time when the NHL actually had nine rounds. If you dive into the history of the NHL Entry Draft, you can find a time when the NHL had 22 and 25 rounds for an NHL […]

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Medicine Hat Tigers forward Andrew Basha skates against the Prince George Cougars.

2024 NHL Draft Profile: Andrew Basha

The Scouting Report: Andrew Basha from Calgary, Alberta, is a top prospect eligible for the 2024 NHL draft in Las Vegas. Born on November 8th, 2005, Basha is a speedy and dynamic forward with both solid playmaking and goal-scoring ability. Playing for the Medicine Hat Tigers of the Western Hockey League for the past three […]

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2024 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: Leo Sahlin Wallenius

The Scouting Report Leo Sahlin Wallenius is a 6-foot-0 and 183-pound defenseman who is mobile and offensive. The Skovde, Sweden native, is one that many scouts have an eye on due to his abilities in all three zones. One of the best offensive defensemen in this draft, he makes up for his lack of size […]

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