Junior Hockey Magazine

Junior Hockey Magazine

Junior Hockey Magazine is a weekly Podcast & syndicated radio show that profiles the excitement, news and insight of Canadian junior hockey. Despite the Covid 19 crisis, we are pleased to be back on air each week to bring you the insight, news from the players, coaches and league executives from junior hockey across Canada! Host Gino Reda of TSN, along with our cast of expert hockey journalists from across the country give listeners the latest news and insights to the personalities of Canada’s game. The topics: World Junior Championships, the CHL - key players & coaches, the CJHL, NHL Draft prospects, and of course, the latest updates on how the Covid Crisis continues to effect the sport of hockey across Canada.

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May 20, 2022 50 min

On this week’s podcast, it’s our season finale of our 31st season of the show!! We’ll recap the year that was and preview a busy summer across the hockey world with CHL President Dan Mackenzie, Hockey Canada President and CEO Scott Smith, and CJHL President Brent Ladds!! Plus, our Director of Scouting Craig Button will join us for a mock draft! All that and more, this week on our season finale of 7-Eleven Jr Hockey Magazine.

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On this week’s show, NHL Central Scouting has released its final rankings! So who’s impressed the scouts the most? We’ll discuss that and much more with the man behind the list, Dan Marr the Director of Central Scouting! The Montreal Canadiens won the Draft Lottery earlier in the week! So, what kind of an impact can consensus first overall pick Shane Wright make in the NHL next season? We’ll be joined by Craig Button. Plus, the Sum...

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On this week’s show, he’s the top rated QMJHL forward for the upcoming NHL Draft! We go 1 on 1 with Quebec Remparts power forward Nathan Gaucher. We’ve moved onto the 2nd round of the playoffs in both the OHL and WHL! We’ll discuss some of the top prospects still playing with Our Director of Scouting Craig Button! Plus, the Northern Ontario JR Hockey League final is underway between the Soo Thunderbirds and Hearst Lumberjacks. We’l...

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On this week’s show, He’s the second rated QMJHL D-man for the upcoming NHL Draft! We go 1 on 1 with Maveric Lamoureux of the Drummondville Voltiguers, who’s already 6’7!!! The World Under 18 Championship is wrapping up in Germany! So who are some of the players who have impressed the most? We’ll discuss that and much more with our Director of Scouting Craig Button who’s covering the tournament on location for TSN. 

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On this week's show, Hockey Canada has officially announced the return of the World JR and Hlinka Gretzky Cup in Alberta this Summer! We have the latest!! But first? Team Canada’s quest to win back-to-back gold medals at the World Under 18 Championship gets underway this weekend! We’ll discuss Canada’s roster with our Director of Scouting Craig Button. He helped the Winnipeg Ice get the most points across the entire CHL this se...

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On this week's show, he’s one of the top two-way blue liners available for the upcoming NHL Draft. We go 1 on 1 with Gatineau Olympiques D-man Noah Warren, who’s already 6’5 and over 210 pounds! Our Director of Scouting Craig Button has released his top 50 NHL affiliated prospects! We’ll take a look at some of the players from across the CHL on his list. Plus, the Centennial Cup is just over a month away from kicking off in Est...

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On this week’s show, he’s the second rated defenceman from the OHL for the upcoming NHL Draft and had a very impressive showing at the CHL Top Prospects Game. We go 1 on 1 with North Bay Battalion blueliner Ty Nelson. Who are some other players from the OHL who have taken big strides in their development this season? We’ll be joined by our Director of Scouting Craig Button. Plus, making history!! Eve Gascon became the first female ...

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On this week's show, he scored 2 points and was Team White’s player of the game at last week’s CHL Top Prospects Game. We go 1 on 1 with Moose Jaw Warriors sniper Jagger Firkus. Who are some other prospects from across the CHL who have taken big strides forward in their development this season? We’ll be joined by our Director of Scouting Craig Button. Plus, he spent four seasons playing in the Q and 10 years playing professiona...

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On this week’s show, the CHL Top Prospects Game is now behind us! So who were some of the players who impressed the most? We’ll discuss that with our Director of Scouting Craig Button. He’s the second ranked OHL forward for the NHL Draft. We go 1 on 1 with Mississauga Steelheads sniper Luca Del Bel Belluz. Plus, we’ll chat with CJHL President Brent Ladds about the return of the Centennial Cup!

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On this week's show, he’s the number 1 rated WHL defenceman for the upcoming NHL Draft and will be one of the captains in next week’s CHL Top Prospects Game in Kitchener. We go 1 on 1 with Denton Mateychuk of the Moose Jaw Warriors. Speaking of the CHL Top Prospects Game, our Director of Scouting Craig Button will join us to discuss some of the other highly rated draft eligible defensemen who will be playing next week in Kitche...

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On this week’s show, he’s the number 1 rated North American goalie for the upcoming NHL Draft! We go 1 on 1 with Prince George Cougars netminder Tyler Brennan! Speaking of between the pipes, Brennan will be one of the four goalies playing in the CHL Top Prospects Game, which is less than two weeks away in Kitchener! We’ll discuss that and much more with our Director of Scouting Craig Button. Plus, he was selected 12th overall by th...

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On this week’s show, the IIHF has banned Russia and Belarus from participation in every age category and in all competitions until further notice! We have all the latest news and reaction on this developing story. He’s the top rated QMJHL skater for the upcoming NHL Draft. We go 1 on 1 with Gatineau Olympiques D-man Tristan Luneau, who will be playing in the CHL Top prospects Game later this month. Plus, he was drafted by the Flori...

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On this week’s show, he’s been passed over in back to back NHL Drafts. Now? He’s been one of the best players across the country and is leading the WHL in scoring! We go 1 on 1 with Saskatoon Blades sniper Kyle Crnkovic. Speaking of the ‘Dub, our Director of Scouting Craig Button will drop by to assess some of the top WHL talent heading into the upcoming NHL Draft. Plus,we’ll chat with Neepawa Titans head coach and general manager ...

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On this week's show, top of his class — Shane Wright is the projected 1st overall pick for the upcoming NHL Draft. We go 1 on 1 with the Kingston Frontenacs superstar, who’s been one of the best players in the CHL since the start of the New Year!  Wright will be headlining the upcoming CHL Top Prospects Game in Kitchener. But who are some of the other top draft eligible players from across the country who will be playing in the...

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On this week's show, game on!!! The CHL Top Prospects Game has been rescheduled for March 23rd in Kitchener!! We’ll discuss that and much more with longtime OHL Commissioner David Branch! The QMJHL returned to action over the weekend. When could they see 100% fan capacity in their buildings? We have the latest. Plus, after nearly 2 months off the ice due to a COVID layoff, the Central Canadian Hockey League is also back playing...

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On this week's show, he was the first ever defenceman to score a hat-trick for Team Canada at the World JR. Now? He’s getting ready to represent our nation, but this time at the Olympics!!! We go 1 on 1 Buffalo Sabres prospect Owen Power. After a 7 week layoff, the QMJHL is back this weekend! We have the latest on this situation. Plus, The Northern Ontario JR Hockey League is also returning after a COVID layoff. We’ll chat with...

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On this week's show, he’s the highest rated skater from the ‘Dub heading into the upcoming NHL Draft! We go 1 on 1 with Winnipeg Ice sniper Matthew Savoie. Golden Glory - Canada’s Men’s team has been announced for the Olympics next month in Beijing!! We’ll discuss that with our Director of Scouting Craig Button. Plus, he helped the University of Alberta Golden Bears win FIVE national championships! Now? He’s the head coach and ...

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On this week’s show, The QMJHL has delayed its return to play to February 1st at the earliest. So will they be able to play a full 68 game schedule? How about fans in the stands? We go 1 on 1 with QMJHL Commissioner Gilles Courteau. Speaking of the Q, the Saint John Sea Dogs will be hosting the Memorial Cup in June! We’ll chat about that and much more with our Director of Scouting Craig Button. Plus, they’re the only First Nations ...

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On this week's show, NHL Central Scouting has released its mid-term rankings!! So who’s impressed the most during the first half of the season? We’ll go 1 on 1 with Dan Marr, the Director of NHL Central Scouting. COVID-19 continues to cause postponements right across the country. We have the latest on this situation! The Centennial Cup is scheduled to be played this year for the first time since 2019! We’ll chat with Jason Tata...

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On this week’s show…

As COVID cases continue to climb, what’s the latest with JR leagues across the country? We have much more on this developing situation. He became the first 16 year old to EVER score four goals in a World JR game for Canada! We go 1 on 1 with Regina Pats “exceptional” sniper Connor Bedard! He won the CJHL coach of the year last season, and his sister is Marie-Phillipe Poulin, one of the best female hockey player...

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