Our first edition of the SBHL Quarterly, we will keep you up to date with latest development in the league.
Introducing the Players Our first set of players are ready to enter the BAP Challenge. While the draft class of 2022 was not the deepest, some teams did manage to get the prospect they want to start the long journey to the Big League. We are very excited to start following their career and progression in the next few seasons.
2022-23 Season Highlights: Cap management will be an on going obstacle for many teams in the league. This season will probably be the beginning of many, as big named FAs sell their skills to the highest bidder. A prime example of cap crunching, the perennial contender Predators were able to dip into the FA market and nabbed Ovie from the Capitals. Many Capitals diehards were calling for their GM’s head after he let the face of the franchise go. Will the Capitals be considered a serious contender without Ovie? Some would say they will never make the Finals again, as they...
2022-23 Playoffs Recap: After eight months of unforgettable moments and uplifting performances for the 30 team in the SBHL. This year’s playoffs was a wild one with teams pushing the limits in order to lift the Stanley Cup. We had league suspensions dished out in both conferences due to compliance issues.
SBHL is introducing a new add-on competition for our GMs to challenge their skills in a new perspective.Follow your career starting out as a drafted prospect and onto the NHL, perhaps become a star player. Most likely scenario is you will at best turn into a 3rd line player, but it’s your dream to play in the NHL. Will you have the determination to keep going and be the next Zetterberg or ride the bus in the AHL?
2022 Draft: The Wonder Kid? When the chance to add another 1st round selection in the draft came up, we did not hesitate at the chance to be able to nab a prospect that our scouts have spotted steadily climbing the central scouting rankings. The young 17 years old already has the frame of an NHLer and hints of high skills to go with his natural hockey IQ.
2022 Draft: The Vancouver Canucks have dipped into the goaltender market at the 2022 NHL Entry Draft selecting Cavin Lacombe of the Saint Johns Sea Dogs with their 3rd OA selection. Ranked as the 7th best prospect in the top ISS 200, Lacombe had a stellar season and an even better performance as he lead his team to the Memorial Cup.