ISS Hockey Director of Scouting Lends Thoughts on Son of Martin Brodeur

In a story that has been picked up by several notable publications, Dhiren Mahiban of The Canadian Press discussed goaltender Jeremy Brodeur and the big season he’s having for the Oshawa Generals of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL).  In his story, Mahiban cites input from ISS Hockey Director of Scouting Dennis MacInnis.“I remember seeing him 2-3 years ago and if his last name wasn’t Brodeur, I don’t think we would’ve been talking about him,” said MacInnis.  “He might be one of the most improv...
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ISS Hockey March Release: Rising and Falling

ISS Hockey released ISS Top 31 for March, our rankings of top prospects for the 2017 NHL Draft, on Wednesday, March 1st, 2017.  The following is a showcase of rising and falling prospects within March’s release:RISING Kailer Yamamoto, Spokane (WHL) No question one of the most talented players in the WHL.  Always around the puck and plays bigger than his size.  Shows flashes of skill every shift.  The only question is: can he play the same way and contribute the same way against NHL play...
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ISS Hockey Releases ISS Top 31 For March 2017

Nolan Patrick remains atop the March release of our ISS Top 31, while Nico Hischier, Owen Tippett, and Gabe Vilardi all move up one spot in the Top 5.March 01, 2017 [Waterloo, ON] – ISS Hockey has released its monthly rankings of the top prospects eligible for the 2017 NHL Draft. This month’s rankings include the top 140 skaters, along with the top 10 goaltenders, as evaluated and ranked by ISS Hockey’s worldwide network of scouts.Below is the ISS Top 31, highlighting the rankings fo...
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ISS Hockey February Release: Rising and Falling

ISS Hockey released ISS Top 31 for February, rankings of top prospects for the 2017 NHL Draft, on Wednesday, February 1st, 2017. The following is a showcase of rising and falling prospects within February’s release:RISING Nick Suzuki, Owen Sound (OHL) Has the ability to beat players 1-on-1 and find the open man.  His puck skills are also very good. Suzuki has no problem making quick plays in traffic and has good in tight puck skills.  Plays with a lot of speed and drive.Pierre-Olivi...
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ISS Hockey Releases ISS Top 31 For February 2017

February release of the ISS Top 31 shows consistent Top 3 ranks; Luukkonen and Oettinger remain #1 and #2 in goalie rankings.February 01, 2017 [Waterloo, ON] ISS Hockey has released its monthly rankings of the top prospects eligible for the 2017 NHL Draft. This month’s rankings include the top 151 skaters, along with the top 10 goaltenders, as evaluated and ranked by ISS Hockey’s worldwide network of scouts.Below is the ISS Top 31, highlighting the rankings for the top 31 prospects, whic...
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ISS Hockey January Release: Rising and Falling

ISS Hockey released ISS Top 31 for January, rankings of top prospects for the 2017 NHL Draft, on Wednesday, January 4th, 2016. The following is a showcase of rising and falling prospects within January’s release:RISING Nico Hischier, Halifax (QMJHL) Outstanding at WJC & led Swiss team in scoring - future #1 center with leadership ability. At times dominated play & closed the gap between himself & Nolan Patrick. Getting better and doesn't show any signs of slowing down, playi...
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ISS Hockey Releases ISS Top 31 For January 2017

Nolan Patrick and Timothy Liljegren maintain full control of rankings #1 and #2 in our January release of the ISS Top 31, all while the remaining Top 10 rankings shuffle significantly.January 04, 2017 [Waterloo, ON] ISS Hockey has released its monthly rankings of the top prospects eligible for the 2017 NHL Draft. This month’s rankings include the top 140 skaters, along with the top 10 goaltenders, as evaluated and ranked by ISS Hockey’s worldwide network of scouts.Below is the ISS Top 31...
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ISS Hockey December Release: Rising and Falling

ISS Hockey released ISS Top 31 for December, rankings of top prospects for the 2017 NHL Draft, on Wednesday, December 7th, 2016. The following is a showcase of rising and falling prospects within December’s release:RISING Cody Glass, Portland (WHL) "The more I watch him the more I appreciate his Hockey IQ - there is tremendous upside in his game. Not the bravest player but is not scared - Playing with confidence and making the players around him better." - ISS Scout Brent ParkerOsta...
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ISS Hockey Releases ISS Top 31 For December 2016

December release of the ISS Top 31 shows Nolan Patrick holding onto #1 rank for the closing of 2016December 07, 2016 [Waterloo, ON] ISS Hockey has released its monthly rankings of the top prospects eligible for the 2017 NHL Draft. With the addition of a 31st NHL team for next season in Las Vegas, which will be included in the upcoming NHL Draft, the ISS Top 30 will now become the ISS Top 31. Rankings will include the top 100 skaters, along with the top 10 goaltenders, as evaluated and ranked...
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ISS Hockey November Release: Rising and Falling

ISS Hockey released ISS Top 31 for November, rankings of top prospects for the 2017 NHL Draft, on Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016. The following is a showcase of rising and falling prospects within November’s release:RISING Owen Tippett (Mississauga, OHL) He has good size and strength, difficult to defend against. He has an awesome shot, quick release and accuracy. Very good one timer which he needs to be more accurate.  He's a very good skater with a powerful stride and speed. Has a second ...
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