Prospects Plus

Luke Opilka: Blues Prospect Q and A

September 21, 2018

I recently had the chance to ask St. Louis Blues Goalie Prospect, Luke Opilka a few questions. He’s a homegrown talent that I was very honored to get in contact with. So, thanks very much to Luke for his time. Before we get to my questions, here is a video from the St. Louis Blues YouTube channel […]

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Joel Hofer: Blues Prospect Q and A

August 22, 2018

(Photo Credit: Swift Current Broncos) With St. Louis’ 107th pick in the 4th round of the 2018 NHL Draft, the Blues selected young goaltender Joel Hofer. The Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada native was drafted just shy of 18 years old. He stands 6’3″ and weighs in at 160 lbs. Joel was kind enough to answer some […]

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Hugh McGing: Blues Prospect Q and A

August 16, 2018

(Photo Credit: Ashley Huss / WMU Photographer) With St. Louis’ 138th pick, in the 5th round of the 2018 NHL Draft, the Blues selected speedy forward, Hugh McGing. Among the draft class, Hugh was 1 of 3 forwards selected. He certainly showcased great talent at prospect camp and gave Blues fans reasons to get hyped […]

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St. Louis Blues Defensive Prospect: Tyler Tucker

August 13, 2018

(Photo Credit: Terry Wilson Photography) Tyler Tucker is an 18-year-old defenseman, standing 6’1″ and weighing in at 203 lbs. He’s a stay-at-home type with a simple approach. Responsible, competitive, physical. He bolsters these attributes with great skating and a solid outlet pass. While not being known for his offensive contributions, I still recommend watching this […]

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This One Time, At Blues Camp: Part 3, Talented Invites

August 1, 2018

(Not all of the men who participated in the Blues’ Prospect Camp were draftees or signed talent. There were several local kids and special invites that thoroughly impressed me. Not only did these guys keep up with the prospects, but quite a few times, I could not tell the difference between a prospect and a […]

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This One Time, At Blues Camp: Part 2, Defensemen and Goalies

July 26, 2018

(The Blues’ Prospect Camp has come and gone, and for three out of four days, I enjoyed my time at Ice Zone in Hazelwood, MO. Here is my quick scouting report on the Blues’ prospective defensemen and goalies. We all have cause to rejoice: our future is bright. Please note: my observations may differ from […]

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This One Time, At Blues Camp: Part 1, Forwards

July 23, 2018

(The Blues’ Prospect Camp has come and gone, and for three out of four days, I enjoyed my time at Ice Zone in Hazelwood, MO. Here is my quick scouting report on the Blues’ prospective forwards. We all have cause to rejoice: our future is bright. Please note: my observations may differ from others, based […]

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Don’t Forget Poganski

July 6, 2018

(Photo Credit: David Samson / The Forum) Another St. Louis Blues prospect that all fans should know about: Austin Poganski You might remember… March 25th, 2018. Defenseman, Mitch Reinke, and centerman, Nolan Stevens were signed to two-year entry-level contracts with the St. Louis Blues. I’ve written pieces on both players and you can read them […]

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High Hopes for Hofer

July 5, 2018

(Photo Credit: David Zammit / SC Broncos) Standing two feet taller than the crossbar, goalie Joel Hofer was chosen at #107 overall at the 2018 NHL Draft by the St. Louis Blues. He is only 17 years old, and possibly has room to grow a little taller, but that’s good. He’ll have plenty of time […]

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Meet Nolan Stevens

June 30, 2018

(Photo Credit: Jim Piece / Northeastern Athletics) Let’s take a look at an exciting prospect. In the midst of a disappointing season’s wind-down, it’s possible some of us may have undervalued the signing of center-iceman, Nolan Stevens. This could be simply due to the fact that emotions were high around the time he jotted his […]

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