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(Podcast) 2016 CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game: Sea Dogs’ Green travels long distance for national spotlight

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(Podcast) 2016 CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game: Sea Dogs’ Green travels long distance for national spotlight

Photo: Saint John Sea Dogs defenseman and 2016 prospect Luke Green was the first overall selection at the 2014 QMJHL Entry Draft (courtesy of Kevin Light Photography)

 

 

If there is anyone participating at the 2016 BMO CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game in Vancouver who can relate to the feelings associated with highlights on Draft Day, it might very well be Luke Green of the Saint John Sea Dogs. Read more »

Pacific Coliseum readies for 2016 BMO CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game

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Pacific Coliseum readies for 2016 BMO CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game

Photo: Team Orr players look on as the 40 CHL prospects assembled in Vancouver, BC in preparation for the 2016 BMO CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game on Thursday night (courtesy of Kevin Light Photography)

 

 

With 40 of the top junior players from the Canadian Hockey League venturing to Canada’s West Coast paradise, also known as Vancouver, for the 2016 BMO CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game, there is a hope that this annual All-Star game of sorts will capture plenty of attention from hockey fans in British Columbia’s lower mainland. Read more »

(Podcast) 2016 CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game: Well traveled DeBrincat brings scoring touch to Vancouver

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(Podcast) 2016 CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game: Well traveled DeBrincat brings scoring touch to Vancouver

Photo: Erie Otters forward and 2016 prospect Alex DeBrincat is currently ranked sixth in scoring in the OHL with 35 goals and 62 points in 38 games in the 2015-16 campaign (courtesy of Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

 

 

Alex DeBrincat of the Erie Otters is the smallest player in Vancouver this week at the 2016 CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game. Although the native of Farmington Hills, Michigan checks in at 5’7” and 163 pounds, his performance in the OHL this season has been big time so far. Read more »

(Podcast) 2016 CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game: Skilled Steel has Pats in the hunt for playoff return

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(Podcast) 2016 CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game: Skilled Steel has Pats in the hunt for playoff return

Photo: Regina Pats forward and 2016 prospect Sam Steel is second in scoring on the Pats’ roster with 17 goals and 45 points in 48 games in the 2015-16 season (courtesy of Derek Leung/Getty Images)

 

 

It has been some time since the Regina Pats have experienced post-season success, and players of Sam Steel’s dynamic skill inject instant optimism. Creative and crafty with the puck, the diminutive forward from the Edmonton area possesses the kind of talent that can bring fans out of their seats. When at his best, Steel is certainly capable of moving the needle in a city that is craving a return to its WHL glory days. Read more »

(Podcast) 2016 CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game: Steelheads’ Day using TPG appearance as benchmark

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(Podcast) 2016 CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game: Steelheads’ Day using TPG appearance as benchmark

Photo: Mississauga Steelheads defenseman and 2016 prospect Sean Day has scored three goals and 14 points in 37 games in the 2015-16 campaign (courtesy of Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

 

 

When a player arrives in the Ontario Hockey League as a 15-year-old, courtesy of its “exceptional status” label, the pressure is naturally both immediate and intense. The label is there for the duration, heady stuff for any young teenager looking to make his mark in major junior hockey. Read more »

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