QMJHL

Billy Norcross

Posted on April 21, 2020

Just to be upfront, I think Billy’s best days are ahead of him…… and that’s what makes Billy an NHL prospect for the 2021 Draft.

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Jake Bongo

Posted on April 17, 2020

Twenty years ago Jake probably would not have gotten a sniff of NHL attention, but that isn’t the case now. He’s got a high hockey IQ, great wheels, fantastic motor, is an absolute dog on a bone for the puck and is one of the most competitive players I saw in New England last year (2019-20). And by competitive I don’t mean he tries hard. I mean that it’s obvious that losing hurts his sole.

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Matty Copponi

Posted on April 16, 2020

Matty was selected 8th overall in the American portion of the draft. Familiar names Timmy Delay went 1st overall, Declan Loughnane went 3rd, Jack Hughes went 6th and JP Turner 13th.

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Declan Loughnane

Posted on April 15, 2020

But you know what I really liked seeing? Declan showed he wasn’t a robot. He was involved physically and emotionally. You could see how much winning meant to him. He was invested in the team and it…

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QMJHL: Selects Academy Conor Shortall Signs with Drummondville

Posted on April 5, 2020

The Drummondville Voltigeurs announced last week that they have signed 2003-born defenseman Conor Shortall, who spent last season playing New England prep hockey with the Selects Academy. Shortall is a 5-foot-9 defender from Newfoundland. This past season he finished with 15 goals and 30 assists in 65 games for Selects 16U team. Prior to the…

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QMJHL Cancels Regular Season, Will Hold Draft Online

Posted on March 18, 2020

The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League became the first Major Junior league to cancel the rest of its regular season, announcing on Tuesday that the remaining regular-season games will be canceled. The cancellation comes amidst the COVID-19 outbreak. There’s a hope among league members that the playoffs will be able to continue, and if it…

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Ville de Saguenay: CCM Midget AAA Challenge: 2004’s: Top 140 Prospects

Posted on February 10, 2020

The Midget AAA Challenge is arguably the most scouted event in the QMJHL Draft circuit. Many of the top teams and players from throughout Quebec play in this event along with teams invited throughout Eastern Canada including a team from Northern Ontario and teams with players from New Brunswick, Halifax, PEI, etc. Its one of…

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Potential First-Round Pick Dawson Mercer Traded to Chicoutimi

Posted on January 6, 2020

Fresh off winning gold at the World Junior Championships, Drummondville forward Dawson Mercer will have a new home when he returns to Canada this week. The 2001-born Newfoundland native, a 4.5-star player that is eligible for this summer’s NHL Draft, Mercer was traded to Chicoutimi by the Voltigeurs on Monday, who received a haul for…

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PSHF Showcase: Top 20

Posted on December 6, 2019

November 23, 2019; Colisee de Laval Over the weekend NZ had the opportunity to get our first glimpse of the PSHF showcase at the Colisee de Laval. Although we only caught action on for most of the day on Saturday, there were some players who stood out. The league is trending in the right direction…

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