OHL Draft (CAN) Top 300: Final Rankings

Posted on April 17, 2023

The NZ Ontario team led by former Memorial Cup champion Paul O’Hagan has released the final Ontario rankings for the upcoming OHL Draft later this month. This list includes OHL Draft eligible prospects either from Ontario or playing in Ontario; it does not include US players playing in the US. We will release a separate…

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U16 Ontario 255+ Player Reports

Posted on April 16, 2023

With the OHL Draft Top 300 List just posted, we wanted to back that up with even more information on some of those 2007 players and some who people may not know as well. Almost every GTHL U16, and OMHA U16 is evaluated below from February to late March. OHL scouts have had this information…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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