POITRAS AND SIMPSON NAMED OHL TOP PERFORMERS OF THE WEEK

Toronto, Ont. – The Ontario Hockey League today announced Top Performers of the Week for the week of regular season games ending Sunday, November 20, 2022 Storm’s Matthew Poitras Named Cogeco OHL Player of the Week Boston Bruins prospect Matthew Poitras of the Guelph Storm is the Cogeco OHL Player of the Week after recording two goals,Continue reading “POITRAS AND SIMPSON NAMED OHL TOP PERFORMERS OF THE WEEK”

Boston Bruins Monday Morning Prospect Update Week Ending: November 20, 2022

When the Boston Bruins made their 5th round selection, 132nd overall at the 2022 National Hockey League Entry Draft in Montreal and selected Frederic Brunet, some fans took to social media with an “oh great, another overager” response. As fans, sometimes we never learn. We quickly forgot Mason Lohrei and although there were three roundsContinue reading “Boston Bruins Monday Morning Prospect Update Week Ending: November 20, 2022”

The Road to the NHL Takes Many Turns

Last week for my Wednesday Mailbag, the following question was raised: To give that the answer it deserves, it couldn’t come in the form of a paragraph in a question-and-answer format that is my Wednesday Mailbag. Instead, I informed Mike, I would give it the answer it deserves here. And here we are. The pathContinue reading “The Road to the NHL Takes Many Turns”

Boston Bruins Top-10 Prospect Rankings

All of the Boston Bruins prospects around the world are well into their 2022-2023 seasons and the sample size is enough to see if those players have improved in any specific areas of their games. To be considered a prospect they must be playing outside the National Hockey League, be under 24 years of ageContinue reading “Boston Bruins Top-10 Prospect Rankings”

Wednesday Mailbag November 16, 2022

So many questions this week and plenty of duplicates. I hope I didn’t leave any out. Let’s get right to them: @dangermike via Twitter asks: Hey Dom- on one of your upcoming Monday prospect rundowns can you talk a little bit about typical journeys for these players? Using Brett Harrison for example- if he showsContinue reading “Wednesday Mailbag November 16, 2022”

Boston Bruins Monday Morning Prospect Update Week Ending: November 13, 2022

If you were sitting at a table with anyone covering the Ontario Hockey League prior to the season beginning and told them that Jackson Edward would have 3 goals and 6 assists through his first 16 games, you probably would be sitting across someone who just rolled their eyes at you. It’s not that EdwardContinue reading “Boston Bruins Monday Morning Prospect Update Week Ending: November 13, 2022”

Boston Bruins Monday Morning Prospect Update Week Ending: November 6, 2022

On October 30, Guelph Storm Center Matthew Poitras, the Bruins second round pick at the 2022 National Hockey League Entry Draft was suspended for three games by the Ontario Hockey League for a slew foot. It was Poitras’ second suspension for the same infraction in a week – the fifth to an OHL player inContinue reading “Boston Bruins Monday Morning Prospect Update Week Ending: November 6, 2022”

Boston Bruins Monday Morning Prospect Update Week Ending: October 20, 2022

As you probably know by now, the Boston Bruins traded Jack Studnicka to the Vancouver Canucks for Goaltender Michael DiPietro and Defenceman Jonathan Myrenberg. My focus this week is on the right shot blueliner and what we can expect. Yes, he was a former fifth round selection – 140th overall – at the 2021 NHLContinue reading “Boston Bruins Monday Morning Prospect Update Week Ending: October 20, 2022”

Boston Bruins Monday Morning Prospect Update Week Ending: October 23, 2022

Congratulations to Philip Svedeback on being named the Hockey East Goaltender of the Week last week. One game, three prospects, same team; That was the situation Tuesday as Trevor Kuntar, Oskar Jellvik and Andre Gasseau and Boston College skated to a 3-3 draw with Northeastern. Jellvik set up Kuntar for his first goal of theContinue reading “Boston Bruins Monday Morning Prospect Update Week Ending: October 23, 2022”

Wednesday Mailbag October 19, 2022

We are back for another season of hockey and that means another season of the Wednesday Mailbag. You can ask a question, make a comment, or just rant if you wish. It’s totally up to you. You can mention me on Twitter to get heard or you can email me at ohlwriters@gmail.com. We have aContinue reading “Wednesday Mailbag October 19, 2022”