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January 23, 2024

Luchanko bests peers in CHL Top Prospects on-ice testing

Jett Luchanko has topped his peers in fitness testing at the CHL Top Prospects Game.

Luchanko, a center with the Guelph Storm who will represent Team White in the exhibition, finished first overall in testing on Tuesday ahead of the Top Prospects Game in Moncton on Wednesday. Sam Dickinson of the London Knights finished second, and Carson Wetsch of the Calgary Hitmen slotted third. Beckett Sennecke and Charlie Elick finished fourth and fifth respectively.

On-ice tests included forward and backward sprints, weave agility, transition agility, and reaction drills performed with and without the puck.

Luchanko ranked in the top five in six different events, including fourth in the 30-meter skate, third in the 30-meter skate with the puck, fourth in the 30-meter backwards skate with the puck, second in transition ability with the puck, and first overall in reaction with the puck.

Here are the results from all events at fitness testing at the 2024 Top Prospects Game:

Overall

1 – Jett Luchanko (Guelph Storm / OHL)
2 – Sam Dickinson (London Knights / OHL)
3 – Carson Wetsch (Calgary Hitmen / WHL)
4 – Beckett Sennecke (Oshawa Generals / OHL)
5 – Charlie Elick (Brandon Wheat Kings / WHL)

30M Forward Skate

1 – Julius Miettinen (Everett Silvertips / WHL) — 3.866 seconds
2 – Charlie Elick (Brandon Wheat Kings / WHL) — 4 seconds
3 – Maxim Massé (Chicoutimi Saguenéens / QMJHL) — 4.063 seconds
4 – Jett Luchanko (Guelph Storm / OHL) — 4.098 seconds
5 – Nathan Villeneuve (Sudbury Wolves / OHL) — 4.122 seconds

30M Forward Skate with Puck

1 – Sam Dickinson (London Knights / OHL) — 3.902 seconds
2 – Nathan Villeneuve (Sudbury Wolves / OHL) — 3.984 seconds
3 – Jett Luchanko (Guelph Storm / OHL) — 3.985 seconds
4 – Eriks Mateiko (Saint John Sea Dogs / QMJHL) — 4.051 seconds
5 – Ben Danford (Oshawa Generals / OHL) — 4.08 seconds

30M Backwards Skate

1 – Zayne Parekh (Saginaw Spirit / OHL) — 4.442 seconds
2 – Charlie Elick (Brandon Wheat Kings / WHL) — 4.461 seconds
3 – Sam Dickinson (London Knights / OHL) — 4.482 seconds
4 – Beckett Sennecke (Oshawa Generals / OHL) — 4.614 seconds
5 – Ben Danford (Oshawa Generals / OHL) — 4.671 seconds

30M Backwards Skate with Puck

1 – Sam Dickinson (London Knights / OHL) — 4.551 seconds
2 – Zayne Parekh (Saginaw Spirit / OHL) — 4.603 seconds
3 – Beckett Sennecke (Oshawa Generals / OHL) — 4.625 seconds
3 – Jett Luchanko (Guelph Storm / OHL) — 4.625 seconds
5 – Ben Danford (Oshawa Generals / OHL) — 4.699 seconds

Weave Agility

1 – Carson Wetsch (Calgary Hitmen / WHL) — 10.487 seconds
2 – Beckett Sennecke (Oshawa Generals / OHL) — 10.498 seconds
3 – Henry Mews (Ottawa 67’s / OHL) — 10.602 seconds
4 – Sam O’Reilly (London Knights / OHL) — 10.779 seconds
5 – Luke Misa (Mississauga Steelheads / OHL) — 10.801 seconds

Weave Agility with Puck

1 – Beckett Sennecke (Oshawa Generals / OHL) — 10.693 seconds
2 – Luke Misa (Mississauga Steelheads / OHL) — 10.968 seconds
3 – Tanner Howe (Regina Pats / WHL) — 10.977 seconds
4 – Harrison Brunicke (Kamloops Blazers / WHL) — 10.979 seconds
5 – Marek Vanacker (Brantford Bulldogs / OHL) — 11 seconds

Transition Ability

1 – Henry Mews (Ottawa 67’s / OHL) — 13.368 seconds
2 – Sam Dickinson (London Knights / OHL) — 13.38 seconds
3 – Berkly Catton (Spokane Chiefs / WHL) — 13.503 seconds
4 – Charlie Elick (Brandon Wheat Kings / WHL) — 13.506 seconds
5 – Beckett Sennecke (Oshawa Generals / OHL) — 13.525 seconds

Transition Ability with Puck

1 – Henry Mews (Ottawa 67’s / OHL) — 13.902 seconds
2 – Jett Luchanko (Guelph Storm / OHL) — 13.918 seconds
3 – Charlie Elick (Brandon Wheat Kings / WHL) — 14.054 seconds
4 – Luke Misa (Mississauga Steelheads / OHL) — 14.073 seconds
5 – Colton Roberts (Vancouver Giants / WHL) — 14.134 seconds

Reaction

1 – Terik Parascak (Prince George Cougars / WHL) — 9.165 seconds
2 – Ethan Procyszyn (North Bay Battalion / OHL) — 9.559 seconds
3 – Jett Luchanko (Guelph Storm / OHL) — 9.717 seconds
4 – Liam Greentree (Windsor Spitfires / OHL) — 9.751 seconds
5 – Luca Marrelli (Oshawa Generals / OHL) — 9.77 seconds

Reaction with Puck

1 – Jett Luchanko (Guelph Storm / OHL) — 9.959 seconds
2 – Ethan Procyszyn (North Bay Battalion / OHL) — 9.973 seconds
3 – Luke Misa (Mississauga Steelheads / OHL) — 9.99 seconds
4 – Carson Wetsch (Calgary Hitmen / WHL) — 10.012 seconds
5 – Luca Marrelli (Oshawa Generals / OHL) — 10.19 seconds


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