Event Details

  • Date: Wednesday, February 2
  • Time: 7 p.m.
  • Price: $27

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 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.

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To purchase tickets and for ticketing information, please visit KWTickets or call KW TICKETS at 519-578-1570 or 1-800-265-8977.

Box Office

In person ticket sales and ticket pick-ups can be made Monday to Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at the Centre In The Square Box Office (101 Queen St. N., Kitchener).
In person ticketing inquiries can also be made at The Aud Box Office on Monday’s and Wednesday's, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., and Friday’s 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. 

 Event information

 “The Kubota CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game is one of our most anticipated national events,” said Dan MacKenzie, President of the Canadian Hockey League. “Working in partnership with the National Hockey League, we look forward to showcasing the stars of tomorrow for our fans in Kitchener, who are among the most passionate fans in the CHL.”

  “We are honoured and grateful that the CHL has selected Kitchener as this year’s host location,” said Joe Birch, Rangers Chief Operating Officer and Governor. “Hockey is back in full swing in the Kitchener-Waterloo region and we look forward to providing fans the opportunity to see the CHL’s top draft eligible talent at The Aud here in its 70th anniversary season.”

 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).

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


About the Canadian Hockey League

The Canadian Hockey League is the world’s largest development hockey league with 52 Canadian and eight American teams participating in the Ontario Hockey League, Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, and Western Hockey League. The CHL supplies more players to the National Hockey League and U SPORTS than any other league.


About Kubota Canada Ltd.

Kubota Canada Ltd. (KCL) is an affiliate of Kubota Corporation, a tractor and heavy equipment manufacturer based in Osaka, Japan. KCL markets and distributes Kubota engineered and manufactured equipment, including a complete line of tractors of up to 210HP, performance-matched implements, compact and utility tractors, compact construction, landscaping and public work equipment, residential lawn and garden equipment, commercial turf products and utility vehicles. For product literature or dealer locations, contact Kubota Canada Ltd. at 5900 14th Avenue, Markham, Ontario Canada L3S 4K4, by telephone, at 905-294-6535, by visiting KCL’s website kubota.ca


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