What would Owen Power have brought to Team Canada’s blueline?

Photo by James Coller/MGoBlog Introduction Owen Power, a 6’5” defenceman with a combination of raw size and smooth mobility so rare that you can already hear the Victor Hedman comparisons, already seems like a sure-bet top-five pick and possible contender for first overall-- and he’s only played a handful of games this season. A headlining … Continue reading What would Owen Power have brought to Team Canada’s blueline?

Could Brandt Clarke be a #1 defenceman in the NHL?

Brandt Clarke, an Ontario-born defenceman, put up record-setting numbers for the Don Mills Flyers in the GTHL back in 2018-19. He absolutely blew by the point per game mark, tallying 113 points in only 73 games from the blueline. Clarke’s OHL transition wasn’t flawless-- the since fired Warren Rychel didn’t always give him the minutes he deserved in Barrie-- but his 38 points in 57 games for the Colts was more than solid for an OHL rookie