OHL: Erie signs an Invitee, Kitchener Adds Ottawa Pick

Posted on September 2, 2022

In today’s OHL update, the Erie Otters signed a training camp invitee while the Kitchener Rangers signed an Ottawa Senators third-round pick. Other additions include a forward for the Barrie Colts and an import defenseman headed to the Windsor Spitfires. ’05 (F) Alex Messier (NR) signs with the Erie Otters Messier was an invitee to…

Continue Reading

OHL: Imports on the Docket For Some Teams, Petes Sign Touted ’06

Posted on August 2, 2022

The Kingston Frontenacs and Sarina Sting had eyes on some international players this week, with the Frontenacs adding a goalie who already has CHL experience. Meanwhile, the Peterborough Petes inked a highly-touted ’06 forward our scouts like a lot, and the Soo Greyhounds signed a goaltender they took in the second round. ’03 (G) Ivan…

Continue Reading

2023 OHL Draft: 75 Early Standouts from Ontario

Posted on June 16, 2022

COVID cancellations prevented NZ from seeing some players in the rising u15 pool. Our Ontario scouts have started to catch up and here is a first look at players that have stood out. The “To Watch” list presented includes players who will be considered for the 2023 OHL Priority Selection as they are heading into their minor…

Continue Reading

CHL Bans Russian Players from Import Draft

Posted on April 27, 2022

On Wednesday, the CHL made the announcement that Russian and Belarusian players will be ineligible for this year’s CHL Import Draft on July 1. The ban comes as a result of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, which started in February. The league said that the ban will not have an impact on players who are already…

Continue Reading

U16 AAA: OMHA Championship. Top 115

Posted on April 19, 2022

U16 AAA – OMHA Championships; Sixteen Mile Sports Complex; Oakville, ON The U16 AAA 2022 OMHA Championships Tournament featured the top 8 teams in the OMHA this season. Four teams from each OMHA Conference (Eastern Region and South Central Region) qualified for the tournament through a competitive playoff. There were two pools of four teams…

Continue Reading

U16 SCTA/ETA Playoffs: Guelph v ST Admirals; Ajax-Pickering v Kingston; Markham v Oshawa. Top 30

Posted on March 17, 2022

A game in Pelham on Sunday, March 6th was the second of back-to-back SCTA u16 playoff games for these two teams.  In Guelph the night previous the Gryphons secured a 3-2 o/t victory over the Southern Tier Admirals.  STA, in the mix for a top playoff spot in SCTA group B rebounded with a solid…

Continue Reading

OHL Draft: Ontario Midterm Top 300

Posted on March 13, 2022

After a cancelled season as a result to COVID, NZ scouts are pleased to release our Top 300 OHL Draft Ontario Mid Term rankings list. With games and tournaments being cancelled earlier in the season, most notably the Toronto Marlies Holiday Tournament, it delayed our list nearly two months. “We wanted to get this list…

Continue Reading

ETA U16 AAA: Markham Waxers vs Whitby Wildcats. Two Games

Posted on March 4, 2022

ETAU16 AAA Game Report February 19, 2022 ; Markham Waxers vs Whitby Wildcats Final Score Waxers 7-0 over Wildcats Markham Nathan Aspinall #76 (F, L, 6’3″, 157, Markham Waxers Bantam, 2006) Lanky power/forward that has very good hand-eye coordination. His skating stride is efficient and only lacking in power. Can protect the puck quite well…

Continue Reading

Boucher Speaks on Leaving BU for Ottawa, OHL

Posted on January 17, 2022

Tyler Boucher, a 4.5-star freshman at Boston University, announced over the semester break that he was going to sign with the Ottawa Senators after appearing in eight games for the Terriers in the first half of the season. Upon signing with the Senators, Boucher was assigned to the Ottawa 67’s of the OHL. “The size…

Continue Reading