Nick Merkley: 2015 NHL Top Prospect

Nick Merkley — 

Arizona Hockey Talk’s evaluations of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft top prospects continue today with our featured prospect Nick Merkley. [Read more…]

Brycen Martin: 2014 NHL Top Prospect

Brycen Martin2150Brycen Martin — 

League:  WHL     Team:  Swift Current Broncos

Position:  LD     Shoots:  Left

DOB:  May 9, 1996     Birthplace:  Calgary, AB 

Height: 6’2     Weight:  185

2013-14  Stats:  Games: 72   G: 6   A: 31  Pts:  37  PIM: 42 Plus/Minus:  -16

Brycen Martin plays for the Swift Current Broncos in the Western Hockey League.

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Western Hockey League Selects 7 Arizona Players

Seven Arizona Hockey Players Selected at the 2014 Western Hockey League Bantam Draft —

The 2014 Western Hockey League Bantam Draft was held on Thursday, May 1 in Calgary, Alberta with seven players that played Bantam AAA in the valley being selected. [Read more…]

Travis Sanheim: 2014 NHL Top Prospect

Travis Sanheim  — 

League:  WHL     Team:  Calgary Hitmen   

Position:  D     Shoots:  Left

DOB:  Mar. 29, 1996     Birthplace:  Elkhorn, MB 

Height: 6’3     Weight:  190

2013-14  Stats:  Games: 67   G: 5   A:  54  Pts:  29  PIM: 14   Plus/Minus:  +25

Travis Sanheim plays in the Western Hockey League for the  Calgary Hitmen.
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Brayden Point: 2014 NHL Top Prospect

Brayden Point — 

League:  WHL     Team:  Moose Jaw Warriors  

Position:  C      Shoots:  Right

DOB:  Mar. 12, 1996     Birthplace:  Calgary, AB 

Height:  5’8     Weight:  160

2013-14  Stats:  Games: 70   G: 35   A:  54  Pts:  89  PIM: 51   Plus/Minus:  -25

Brayden Point plays in the Western Hockey League for the Moose Jaw Warriors. [Read more…]

Julius Honka: 2014 Top Prospect

Julius Honka

League:  WHL     Team:  Swift Current

Position:  RD      Shoots:  Right

DOB:  Dec. 3, 1995     Birthplace:  Jyvaskyla, Finland

Height:  5’11     Weight:  178

2013-14  Stats:  Games: 41   G: 12   A:  28  Pts:  40  PIM: 34   Plus/Minus:  13

Julius Honka is a first year player with the Western Hockey League’s Swift Current Broncos. [Read more…]

Nikita Scherbak: 2014 Top Prospect

Nikita Scherbak —

League:  WHL     Team:  Saskatoon Blades

Position:  LW      Shoots:  Left

DOB:  Dec. 30, 1995     Birthplace:  Moscow, Russia

Height:  6’2     Weight:  175

2013-14  Stats:  Games: 48   G: 24   A:  35  Pts:  59  PIM: 28   Plus/Minus:  7

Nikita Scherbak plays in the Western Hockey League for the Saskatoon Blades.

Week 14:  Arizona Hockey Talk’s preliminary evaluations of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft top prospects continue today with our featured prospect Nikita Scherbak.  [Read more…]

Conner Bleackley: 2014 Top Prospect

Conner Bleackley —

League:  WHL     Team:  Red Deer Rebels

Position:  Center     Shoots:  Right

DOB:  Feb. 7, 1996     Birthplace:  High River, AB

Height:  6′     Weight:  202

2012-13 Stats:  Games: 66   G: 9   A:  9  Pts:  18  PIM: 28   Plus/Minus: -4

2013-14 Stats:  Games: 38   G: 19   A:  26  Pts:  45  PIM: 29   Plus/Minus:  +10

Conner Bleackley plays in the Western Hockey League for the Red Deer Rebels.

Week 11:  Arizona Hockey Talk’s preliminary evaluations of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft top prospects continue today with our featured prospect Connor Bleackley [Read more…]

Haydn Fleury: 2014 Top Prospect

Haydn Fleury —

League:  WHL     Team:  Red Deer Rebels

Position:  Defence     Shoots:  L

DOB:  July 8, 1996     Birthplace:  Carlyle, SK

Height:  6’3     Weight:  207

2012-13 Stats:  Games: 66   G: 4   A:  14  Pts:  19  PIM: 21   Plus/Minus: +4

Haydn Fleury plays in the Western Hockey League for the Red Deer Rebels. [Read more…]

Sam Reinhart 2014 Top Prospect

Sam Reinhart —

League:  WHL     Team: Kootenay Ice

Born: Nov.6

Height: 6’1     Weight: 183

Position: C      Shoots: Right

2012-13 Stat Line 

Games: 72   Goals: 35   Assists: 50   Points: 85   Plus/Minus: +8   PIM: 22

This is Week 1 in Arizona Hockey Talk’s preliminary evaluations of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft top prospects.  Today’s featured prospect is Sam Reinhart.  Reinhart  is currently playing in the Western Hockey League for the Kootenay Ice. [Read more…]