Category: CHL

Pavel Mintyukov Is Redefining Defence In The Modern Era  Of The OHL

Pavel Mintyukov Is Redefining Defence In The Modern Era Of The OHL

Pavel Mintyukov's combination of deceptive skating and four-way mobility signals a new age for defencemen by how he chooses to activate in offensive situations. So far this season, he has 16 goals and 57 points in 43 games between the Saginaw Spirit and the Ottawa 67's. He was the tenth overall selection by the Anaheim … Continue reading Pavel Mintyukov Is Redefining Defence In The Modern Era Of The OHL

Three Takeaways From Barrie’s 6-5 Win Over Mississauga

Three Takeaways From Barrie’s 6-5 Win Over Mississauga

In this edition of the CHL Game of the Week, the Mississauga Steelheads travelled north of the 401 to Sadlon Arena for a Saturday night matchup against the Barrie Colts.  It started as an explosive first period offensively from the Steelheads, where they scored four goals. However, Barrie found their rhythm as the game progressed, … Continue reading Three Takeaways From Barrie’s 6-5 Win Over Mississauga

OHL In A Week: Clarke, Wright Crack NHL Rosters

OHL In A Week: Clarke, Wright Crack NHL Rosters

OHL In A Week is a weekly column by Jordan Jacklin focusing on events surrounding the Ontario Hockey League (OHL). If you’re ever feeling lost when it comes to following the league, you have come to the right place. This week's edition includes spotlighting OHL players that made their NHL team's rosters after successful training … Continue reading OHL In A Week: Clarke, Wright Crack NHL Rosters

CHL Game of the Week Preview – Shawinigan Cataractes Vs. Gatineau Olympiques

CHL Game of the Week Preview – Shawinigan Cataractes Vs. Gatineau Olympiques

Fans of the Canadian Hockey League won't have to wait long for their first explosive matchup of the season. The very first game of the season in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League is a big one, with the defending champion Shawinigan Cataractes, taking on the up-and-coming Gatineau Olympiques, who figure to have a great … Continue reading CHL Game of the Week Preview – Shawinigan Cataractes Vs. Gatineau Olympiques

The Long and Adaptive History of TD Place Stadium

The Long and Adaptive History of TD Place Stadium

Canadian Football has changed a lot since 1903. The game is unrecognizable from the early twentieth century, and many teams have come and gone. Nowhere is this fact better known than in the nation's capital, a place that has been the home of three CFL franchises in under thirty years. But one thing that has … Continue reading The Long and Adaptive History of TD Place Stadium

Kraken Shouldn’t Close the Door on Returning Wright to the OHL

Kraken Shouldn’t Close the Door on Returning Wright to the OHL

Once the surefire fist-overall pick in the 2022 NHL Entry Draft, Shane Wright fell to the Seattle Kraken with the fourth-overall pick. The Kingston Frontenacs captain came into the 2021-22 Ontario Hockey League season with lofty expectations, but fell short of those thanks to a handful of hindrances. As the Frontenacs bowed out of the … Continue reading Kraken Shouldn’t Close the Door on Returning Wright to the OHL

Humble and Cultured, Vinzenz Rohrer Ready to be Drafted

Humble and Cultured, Vinzenz Rohrer Ready to be Drafted

Becoming a fan favourite with a junior hockey club is one thing, and it's another to do it in your first season, but after meeting Ottawa 67's forward Vinzenz Rohrer, it's not hard to see why the Austrian import has left a lasting mark on Ottawa, despite playing just one season so far. Rohrer was … Continue reading Humble and Cultured, Vinzenz Rohrer Ready to be Drafted

67’s Go Bold With 2022 CHL Import Draft

67’s Go Bold With 2022 CHL Import Draft

On Friday morning, the Ottawa 67's of the Ontario Hockey League made a splash in the CHL Import Draft, selecting Austrian centre, Marco Kasper of Rögle BK of the SHL in Sweden. When the sun rose over the nation's capital on Thursday morning, the 67's had both of their import player spots filled by Vinzez … Continue reading 67’s Go Bold With 2022 CHL Import Draft

Making Sense of the 67’s Trading Cranley, Gaidamak

Making Sense of the 67’s Trading Cranley, Gaidamak

On Thursday afternoon, the Ottawa 67's officially announced they have made a pair of trades. The first one saw goaltender Will Cranley going to the Flint Firebirds in exchange for a conditional 15th-round draft pick in 2026, while the second saw Russian import forward Vsevolod Gaidamak heading to the Niagara IceDogs in exchange for a … Continue reading Making Sense of the 67’s Trading Cranley, Gaidamak

Bulldogs Fall Short In Memorial Cup Final

Bulldogs Fall Short In Memorial Cup Final

The greatest season in Hamilton OHL history came to an empathic conclusion Wednesday night, as they dropped a 6-3 decision to the St. John Sea Dogs. After beating the WHL Champion Edmonton Oil Kings and the QMJHL champion Shawinigan Cataractes in the thrilling semifinal, the battle-tested Bulldogs came into the Final with momentum. But when … Continue reading Bulldogs Fall Short In Memorial Cup Final