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Tickets on Sale Now for 2022 Kubota CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game

December 1, 2021 - Ontario Hockey League (OHL) - Kitchener Rangers News Release


Join us as we host the 2022 Kubota CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game on February 2, 2022.

The Kubota CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game showcases top NHL Draft eligible talent from across the Ontario Hockey League, Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, and Western Hockey League competing before hundreds of NHL scouts in attendance.

The 2022 Kubota CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game marks the 14th time the OHL will serve as host and the first time the event has returned to Kitchener since 2003.

In all, 24 Rangers players have competed in the showcase, most recently defenceman Donovan Sebrango in 2020 who was later selected 63rd overall by the Detroit Red Wings in the 2020 NHL Draft.

Tickets can be purchased online at kwtickets.ca, by phone at 1-800-265-8977 or 519-578-1570, and at the box offices at the Centre In The Square (101 Queen St. N., Kitchener, Mon. - Sat., 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.) and the Kitchener Memorial Auditorium (400 East Ave., Kitchener, Mon., Wed., Fri., 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Game Days, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.).

The 2022 Kubota CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game will also be broadcasted nationally on TSN and RDS.

Since its reintroduction as the CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game in 1996, the event has featured 15 players who were later selected first overall in the NHL Draft, including Alexis Lafreniere (2020), Nico Hischier (2017), Connor McDavid (2015), Aaron Ekblad (2014), Nathan MacKinnon (2013), Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (2011), Taylor Hall (2010), John Tavares (2009), Steven Stamkos (2008), Patrick Kane (2007), Marc-Andre Fleury (2003), Rick Nash (2002), Vincent Lecavalier (1998), Joe Thornton (1997), and Chris Phillips (1996).

Beginning December 1, tickets will be available to the general public online at kwtickets.ca, by phone at 1-800-265-8977 or 519-578-1570, and at the box offices at the Centre In The Square (101 Queen St. N., Kitchener, Mon. - Sat., 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.) and the Kitchener Memorial Auditorium (400 East Ave., Kitchener, Mon., Wed., Fri., 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Game Days, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.). The 2022 Kubota CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game will also be broadcasted nationally on TSN and RDS.

The Kubota CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game was last held in Hamilton in January 2020 where Team White defeated Team Red 5-3. Tyson Foerster (Team White/Barrie Colts/Philadelphia Flyers) and Jack Quinn (Team Red/Ottawa 67's/Buffalo Sabres) were named the Players of the Game. In all, 37 players who competed in the 2020 Kubota CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game were later chosen in the 2020 NHL Draft headlined by Lafreniere's first-overall selection by the New York Rangers.

More information about the 2022 Kubota CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game including team rosters and coaches will be announced at a later date.


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