ISS Hockey (International Scouting Services) is the world’s leading independent scouting and information provider on hockey prospects. Founded in 2002, ISS is a division of HockeyTech, a worldwide leader in hockey technology, analytics and information services.
ISS scouts, evaluates, analyzes and ranks players worldwide on behalf of its many clients, which include (among others):
- NHL Teams
- Hockey Canada
- Major Junior Leagues & Teams (CHL, QMJHL, OHL, WHL, USHL)
- NCAA College Teams
- European Teams & Leagues
- Media (TSN, THN: The Hockey News, HockeyNow, Hockey’s Future, and others)
- Sports Player Agencies
ISS Hockey rankings, evaluations, game reports, player reports, player profiles, and more are exclusively available to hockey professionals through RinkNet, ISS Parent company HockeyTech’s Scouting & Player Information System. The annual ISS NHL Draft Guide is widely recognized as the de facto draft reference guide, and is made available to hockey fans and sports media.
ISS data is widely utilized in the hockey world, building an industry leading reputation for the best and most comprehensive scouting information. The key to the success of ISS is the incredible worldwide network of ISS Hockey scouts. ISS scouts are within reach of every young hockey player in the world, and attend every major hockey tournament, in addition to thousands of league games. All players that we rank will have been seen and evaluated many times by several of ISS scouts. This incredible status leads every young hockey player desiring to advance in the sport to aspire to be scouted and ranked by ISS.