2023 NHL Draft

Balgonie’s Matthew Perkins selected by the Vancouver Canucks in 2023 NHL Draft

Jun 29, 2023 | 3:19pm

    Balgonie’s Matthew Perkins had his dream realized on Thursday. The Vancouver Canucks selected Perkins with the 119th selection in the 4th round of the 2023 NHL Draft in Nashville. He spent the season with the Youngstown Phantoms of the USHL and had 44 points (15G-29A). http:// #Canucks fans, say hello to Matthew Perkins! […]

NHL draft moment almost here for phenom Connor Bedard

Jun 27, 2023 | 3:31pm

  Connor Bedard strode into a bright room on the 11th floor of an office tower overlooking Bridgestone Arena. He took his place at the podium before a phalanx of cameras and a few dozen reporters. It was a spot he’s slowly grown accustomed to — being the centre of attention. Discussed in hockey circles as the […]

Chicago Blackhawks Win the 2023 NHL Draft Lottery

May 8, 2023 | 6:22pm

    The Chicago Blackhawks have won the 2023 NHL Draft Lottery and hold the number one overall selection in the upcoming NHL Entry Draft. It’s expected that Regina Pats captain Connor Bedard will be taken with that pick. The Anaheim Ducks will select in the second spot in the draft and the Columbus Blue […]

Pats Bedard and Valis named to NHL Central Scouting’s Final Rankings

Apr 18, 2023 | 10:25am

  The NHL Central Scouting announced their final rankings today ahead of the 2023 NHL Draft. Connor Bedard and Borya Valis of the Regina Pats were named in the rankings. Bedard is the number one ranked prospect ahead of the NHL Draft. This past season, the 17-year-old led the WHL in goals (71) and points […]

Ducks clinch 32th place finish in NHL standings, highest odds in 2023 Draft Lottery

Apr 14, 2023 | 10:43am

The future National Hockey League team for Regina Pats captain Connor Bedard will likely be determined on Monday, May 8 when the league holds their Draft Lottery. On Thursday, the Anaheim Ducks clinched the final spot in the league standings, as a result the Ducks will enter the lottery with the highest odds to win […]