Trade Analysis: Greyhounds Bolster Crease ahead of New Season
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Trade Analysis: Greyhounds Bolster Crease ahead of New Season

After a dormant period of activity post-Memorial Cup, the North Bay Battalion and Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds broke the silent spell by announcing a trade Wednesday afternoon that saw overage goaltender Christian Propp go to the Greyhounds for a conditional 15th Round Pick (Soo’s) in the 2022 OHL Priority Selection. Background Drafted by the Barrie … Continue reading

Trade Analysis: Merkley Deal to Peterborough Provides Plethora of Possibilities
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Trade Analysis: Merkley Deal to Peterborough Provides Plethora of Possibilities

On Friday afternoon, the Guelph Storm announced a trade with the Peterborough Petes sending standout defenceman Ryan Merkley to the Petes in exchange for forward Pavel Gogolev, and five draft picks, three of which are conditional on Merkley playing the 2019-20 season in Peterborough. Merkley comes to Peterborough as one of the hottest commodities amongst … Continue reading

Trade Analysis: Kitchener Add Skill and Offence with NHL Prospect Alexei Lipanov
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Trade Analysis: Kitchener Add Skill and Offence with NHL Prospect Alexei Lipanov

On Thursday, the Kitchener Rangers announced the acquisition of Tampa Bay Lightning 3rd round pick Alexei Lipanov from the Sudbury Wolves in exchange for Oshawa’s 3rd round pick in the 2021 OHL Priority Selection and Kingston’s 3rd round pick in 2022. Lipanov first jumped to the OHL in 2017-18 with the Barrie Colts after spending time in Russia … Continue reading

Trade Analysis: London Knights Swing Deal for William Lochead to Secure OA Situation
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Trade Analysis: London Knights Swing Deal for William Lochead to Secure OA Situation

On Tuesday, the Niagara IceDogs announced a trade which sees overage defenceman William Lochead traded from the IceDogs to the London Knights in exchanged for a 3rd round draft pick in 2024. Lochead went undrafted into the OHL after playing out his minor midget days with the London Jr. Knights program. Lochead went straight to … Continue reading