Articles by Michael Sonday


Zam Plante Scouting Report

Quickness is the name of the game for Zam Plante as he plays the game fast and with precision. Plante’s hockey IQ and motor are two of many assets he possesses that aid the quickness…



Minnesota Hockey National Camp Selections

Congratulations to the players selected to represent Minnesota at the 2022 USA Hockey Boys Select 16’s (2006) and Boys 17’s (2005) National Development Camp in Amherst, New York. The camp will begin July 7th and…


44 Minnesotans Selected In Phase 2 Of The USHL Draft

Minnesota prospects represented the state well during Phase 2 of the USHL Draft as 44 players from the State of hockey were selected. Barrett Hall was the highest Minnesotan selected, going third overall to Green…




Sam Rinzel Scouting Report

DOB6/25/2004HEIGHT6’4WEIGHT190POSITIONDefenseTEAMChaska HS/Waterloo (USHL)College CommitmentMinnesota At 6’4 and 190-pounds, Sam Rinzel is the prototypical defenseman that franchises covet. The fact that he’s an excellent skater with good puck skills makes Rinzel a top prospect for the…



Seven Minnesotans Make the NTDP U-17’S

Seven Minnesotans will wear the Red, White, and Blue next season and play for the National Team Development Program’s Under-17 team. There were 23 players selected to the team with Minnesota having the most of…