DraftGeek

DraftGeek

DraftGeek aims to bring you the most accurate information on the top prospects in western Canada, and will be expanding our scouting reach to cover leagues ranging from major junior to bantam AAA.

WHL overreaction Monday: trades setting precedent for high-asking prices

Victoria Royals’ franchise goal record holder Tyler Soy In this weekly series, I will go over the week that was in the WHL and see what we can take away from it. I will also wax poetic over a...

2017 NHL draft profiles: Lane Zablocki

photo courtesy Dave Brunner Photography Lost amid the WHL trade deadline deal that the now 2018 Memorial Cup host Regina Pats made for defenceman Josh Mahura was the fact that talented forward Lane Zablocki went the other way. Zablocki...

WHL Bantam Drafted Players on Rosters

As I was watching an Islanders-Capitals game yesterday TV Analyst Butch Goring had a stat that Washington had 14 former 1st round picks on their roster. That got me to thinking about the WHL teams and how many 1st...

NHL Draft Spotlight: Nikita A. Popugaev

Nikita A .Popugaev Position: Right Wing (Right) Height: 6-foot-6 Weight: 203 pound Birthdate: 1998-11-20 Team: Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL) Scouting Report: Coming into his second WHL season with the Moose Jaw Warriors, the 25th overall pick in...

WHL overreaction Monday: Regina Pats to host 2018 Memorial Cup

NEWS: The Regina Pats will host the 100th Mastercard Memorial Cup for 2018. Details: https://t.co/tCcOKcOz42#JoinTheRegiment #MCMemorialCup pic.twitter.com/t7SHLzSr0O — Regina Pats (@WHLPats) February 18, 2017 The Regina Pate beat out the OHL’s Oshawa Generals and Hamilton Bulldogs to...

All Tied Up – Jersey Competition Tie-Break

Well well well. The Tri-City Americans and Vancouver Giants ended up tied with 26 votes each. So before we can start the semi-finals we will need to break this tie. The poll will run for 48 hours and will...

2017 NHL draft profiles: Juuso Välimäki

photo courtesy of Doug Love/Tri-City Americans This last calendar year has been an extremely busy one for Tri-City Americans’ defenceman Juuso Välimäki. He has twice represented his home country of Finland and participated in the CHL Top Prospect’s Game....

WHL at the WJC day four recap: Americans and Canadians primed for big Group...

In an ongoing series, we will recap how the 23 WHL representatives are doing at the 2017 U20 World Junior Championship in Toronto and Montreal. Blichfeld has two points in 3-2 Denmark OT win: Red Deer Rebel Adam...

DUBNetwork Interview: Kole Lind, Kelowna Rockets

As the Kelowna Rockets try to up their game during the second half of the Western Hockey League season in the ultra competitive B.C. Division, they enter the fray knowing their current scoring leader is highly motivated. Kole Lind,...

Shootout History

2016-17 marks the 12th season the WHL has used the shootout format. As of March 3/17 there has been 870 shootouts in WHL history. The first year there were 94 shootouts, the most in one season. Before switching to...

WHL 3-on-3 Overtime

3-on-3 overtime was implemented into the WHL in the 2015-16 season. Here are the teams listed in order of most wins. Team OTW OTL Regina 15 9 Edmonton 12 10 ...

Stay Connected

3,583FansLike
58FollowersFollow
342FollowersFollow
3,028FollowersFollow

Latest News