Scouting Reports

The Sunday Game

Posted on March 28, 2016

By, Brendan Collins “Let’s play some pond hockey today.” The words were from a dear friend and former teammate on our local Mite 9 travel team. Kyle Robillard was inviting me to a pond covered in snow and with no guarantee of how deep the ice was. I figured, ‘Why not?’ This, after all, is where our…

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Beantown Classic

Beantown Classic Reviewed

Posted on March 18, 2016

Anyone who plays upper-tier hockey in New England knows about the Beantown Classic. For over a decade it has been the region’s top tournament featuring all of the best NHL, NCAA, CHL and USHL prospects in the region.

The impact on top-quality, draft eligible players leaving New England high school, prep school and Tier III junior hockey was evident during the most recent Beantown Classic as the best pro prospect in the building likely won’t hear his name called until the draft gets into triple digits. The most elite players simply didn’t take part in the showcase this year.

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