Veteran NHL Draft and prospects analyst Chris Peters shares his coverage of the 2023 NHL Draft for FloHockey.
2023 NHL Draft: Connor Bedard Hits 50 Goals, 100 Points In 40 Games
Feb 18, 2023The absurdity of Connor Bedard's draft season continued Friday night when the 17-year-old Regina Pats captain registered four points against the Prince Albert Raiders in Western Hockey League action. Bedard scored two goals to hit 50 on the season, while adding two assists to run his season point total to 100.
CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game: Connor Bedard Scoreless, Goalies Steal Show
Jan 26, 2023LANGLEY, B.C. -- In a game that had so much focus centered around one player, it was the four young players that stepped between the pipes that stole the show at the CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game. No. 1 NHL Draft prospect and hometown boy Connor Bedard was held off the scoresheet as his Team Red dropped a 4-2 decision to Team White at the Langley Events Centre.
CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game: Preparing For The Connor Bedard Show
Jan 25, 2023LANGLEY, B.C. – The NHL scouting world has descended upon Langley, just outside of Vancouver, for one of the premier prospect showcases of the season. The CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game will feature 40 high-end prospects eligible for the 2023 NHL Draft including North Vancouver native and No. 1 prospect Connor Bedard.
Beyond Bedard: Benson, Barlow Among Players To Watch At Top Prospects Game
Jan 25, 2023LANGLEY, B.C. – There’s a reason the CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game is in Langley, British Columbia. Besides being a great building with a dedicated fan base, it’s also the closest possible rink to the hometown of the No. 1 prospect in the entire hockey world.
Connor Bedard, Leo Carlsson Top Central Scouting Mid-Term Draft Rankings
Jan 13, 2023Connor Bedard is the top-ranked North American skater for the 2023 NHL Draft according to the NHL's Central Scouting Bureau in their mid-term rankings, released Friday. The WHL's leading scorer and reigning World Junior Championship MVP has built up a large consensus of his status as the top prospect for 2023.
2023 World Juniors: Bedard, Fantilli Lead Top 15 Draft-Eligibles At WJC
Dec 21, 2022If you are closely following the NHL Draft this season, the 2023 World Juniors are going to give you plenty to see. A number of countries will be leaning on draft-eligible players in prominent roles on their teams, which is great news for anyone that wanted an up-close look at some of the very best of the 2023 class.
2023 NHL Draft Spotlight: Charlie Stramel's Stock In Flux Amid Slow Start
Dec 12, 2022MADISON, Wis. -- As the U.S. National Junior Team opens its selection camp this week in Plymouth, Michigan, University of Wisconsin freshman center Charlie Stramel will be one of the 32 players vying for a spot to play for Team USA at the 2023 IIHF World Junior Championship.
Connor Bedard Tops FloHockey's First 2023 NHL Draft Rankings
Nov 3, 2022The 2023 NHL Draft is shaping up to be a very good one. The talent at the very top is special, while a good chunk of the first round looks like it will be comprised of difference-making prospects. It’s still too early yet to make a total determination on the quality of the class as a whole, but early indications suggest teams with first round picks are going to get exceptional value.
NHL Draft: Central Scouting Releases Watch List, Omaha's Hrabal Gets 'A'
Oct 26, 2022The 2023 NHL Draft season is well underway and one of the annual rites of fall in the draft campaign is NHL Central Scouting Services releasing its preliminary players to watch list. With a group of independent regional scouts, the league’s Central Scouting helps provide one of the baseline rankings to paint a picture of the draft class as it stands currently. CSS somewhat mimics the scout room of an NHL team, and as such can vary wildly from the perspective of other teams and evaluators.
2023 NHL Draft: Adam Fantilli Is No Consolation Prize
Oct 21, 2022The first name that comes up when you talk about 2023 NHL Draft is invariably Connor Bedard. He’s the subject of many fan-invented hashtags promoting the tanking efforts of their favorite NHL teams. With the way this draft year is setting up, the GMs of those particular teams are also not so secretly watching the bottom of the league standings with rabid interest.
Adam Fantilli Leads 2023 NHL Draft Prospects To Watch In NCAA
Sep 29, 2022Every year there are a few players in college hockey that are playing their first season of NHL Draft eligibility. The 2022-23 NCAA season, however, will feature no fewer than four candidates that have a chance to be selected in the first-round including three potential lottery-range picks.
2023 NHL Draft: Preparing For The Season Of Connor Bedard
Sep 6, 2022Every NHL Draft season there is always one player that starts out as the anointed one – the player likeliest to go first overall and potentially change the fortunes of whichever NHL team selects him. For the 2023 NHL Draft, that player is most certainly Connor Bedard.