January 14, 2009

CHL Top Prospects Game on NHL Network Tonight

The Homehardware CHL Top Prospects Game featuring the best junior hockey players in Canada will be shown tonight on the NHL Network in the United States beginning at 7pm ET.

Being able to see some of the junior prospects who will be drafted come June will be a special treat for hockey fans in the US. Coming off see all of the United States and Canadian World Junior Championship games last month, the NHL Network is slowly but surely increasing its presence in the US and, much to the joy of American puckheads, expanding its programming.

Bobby Orr and Don Cherry will be your coaches tonight. Below are the rosters of both teams.

Team Orr (Red)
Forward (12) Teams
Ryan O'Reilly Erie Otters (OHL)
Brayden Schenn Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
Peter Holland Guelph Storm (OHL)
Scott Glennie Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
Michael Latta Guelph Storm (OHL)
Taylor Beck Guelph Storm (OHL)
Cody Eakin Swift Current Broncos (WHL)
Marcus Foligno Sudbury Wolves(OHL)
Levko Koper Spokane Chiefs (WHL)
David Gilbert Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)
Philippe Paradis Shawinigan Cataractes (QMJHL)
John Tavares London Knights (OHL)

Defencemen (6) Team
Jared Cowen Spokane Chiefs (WHL)
Brayden McNabb Kootenay Ice (WHL)
Tommi Kivisto Red Deer Rebels (WHL)
Ryan Ellis Windsor Spitfires (OHL)
Charles-Olivier Roussel Shawinigan Cataractes (QMJHL)
Calvin de Haan Oshawa Generals (OHL)

Goaltenders (2) Team
Oliver Roy Cape Breton Screaming Eagles (QMJHL)
Scott Stajcer Owen Sound Attack (OHL)
Team Cherry (White)
Forward (12) Teams
Matt Duchene Brampton Battalion (OHL)
Alex Hutchings Barrie Colts (OHL)
Andrej Nestrasil Victoriaville Tigres (QMJHL)
Landon Ferraro Red Deer Rebels (WHL)
Zack Kassian Peterborough Petes (OHL)
Carter Ashton Lethbridge Hurricanes (WHL)
Evander Kane Vancouver Giants (WHL)
Jimmy Bubnick Kamloops Blazers (WHL)
Ethan Werek Kingston Frontenacs (OHL)
Jordan Caron Rimouski Oceanic (QMJHL)
Michal Hlinka Chicoutimi Sagueneens (QMJHL)
Nazem Kadri London Knights (OHL)

Defencemen (6) Teams
Taylor Doherty Kingston Frontenacs (OHL)
Stefan Elliott Saskatoon Blades (WHL)
Tyson Barrie Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
Dmitry Kulikov Drummondville Voltigeurs (QMJHL)
Éric Gélinas Lewiston MAINEiacs (QMJHL)
Simon Després Saint John Sea Dogs (QMJHL)

Goaltenders (2) Teams
Nathan Lieuwen Kootenay Ice (WHL)
Edward Pasquale Saginaw Spirit (OHL)

Last night, Team Cherry won the Skills Competition portion of the event.

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Nathan Fournier said...

just a minor spelling error its the Lewiston MAINEiacs not the Lewsiton MAINEiacs

Going Five Hole said...

ha! someone tell the CHL's webmaster

Ali said...

Annoying that I'm at school in the south and can't be at home watching this game on my NHL Network... frustrating...