NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Alex McPhee is back again, this time taking a look at 2014 NHL entry draft prospect, West Vancouver’s centerman Sam Reinhart. Sam Reinhart is a player who makes those around him better and projects to be a future top-line forward in the NHL. The attributes that stand out are his strong two-way game, leadership and, maybe most of all, his hockey IQ. Furthermore, Reinhart is a coach’s dream- a player who you want out in every situation, who works his butt off and is responsible defensively.
Western hockey league insider Aidan Chafe weighs in with his next WHL season notebook article. Our man on the western hockey league beat tells us the four division frontrunners are the Regina Pats (9-4-0-0), Kootenay Ice (9-3-0-2), Tri-City Americans (10-5-0-0) and Kamloops Blazers (9-3-0-0).