Schellenberg – Scouting the 2016 NHL Draft – reports from Switzerland and Finland (Nurmi, Makinen, Prassl, Diem, Miranda)

Scouting Report – Otto Makinen Bio Team: Tappara Tampere U20 (Liiga-U20) Draft Status: 2016 eligible Position: C Stats to date: 47 GP, 11 G, 19 A, 30 Pts, 39 PIM Shoots: L Height/Weight: 6-1”, 179 Characteristics Skating Makinen is not Continue reading Schellenberg – Scouting the 2016 NHL Draft – reports from Switzerland and Finland (Nurmi, Makinen, Prassl, Diem, Miranda)

Prospectus Prospecting – Schellenberg on Auston Matthews and Pius Suter

When Auston Matthews signed a contract with the Swiss top team ZSC Lions ahead of his draft eligible year, he definitely broke new ground. Because of Swiss laws, he was only eligible to play once turning 18-years-old. He did not Continue reading Prospectus Prospecting – Schellenberg on Auston Matthews and Pius Suter

2015 Ivan Hlinka Tournament – an Early Introduction to the 2016 Draft Class

The Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup is a traditional U18 summer hockey tournament hosted in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. It is the first tournament of the season and a valuable opportunity for scouts to have a first glance at the Continue reading 2015 Ivan Hlinka Tournament – an Early Introduction to the 2016 Draft Class