Scouting Report: Day 1 of Hlinka-Gretzky in Břeclav – Canada vs. Finland, Switzerland vs. Czechia
As a testament to the commitment EliteProspects and EP Rinkside are making to taking the NHL Draft and prospect coverage by storm, I’m on the scene in Břeclav scouting the Hlinka-Gretzky Cup.
This tournament, like none other, represents the start of the scouting season for the NHL’s amateur talent evaluators. Each of the league’s 31 teams are well-represented in the Czech Republic, with as many as 250 scouts showing up on Day 1 of the tournament in Břeclav. Consider for a moment that games are being played all the way over in Piešťany, Slovakia and it’s all the more remarkable.
Throughout the tournament, you can expect updates from the arena on all of our social channels. If for whatever reason you’re not following the EliteProspects Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram accounts — now is a goo
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