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The Road.

The Road by Gongshow Gear & Octagon Hockey

Octagon Hockey, a leading global hockey agency, teamed up with Gongshow Gear and Straylight Films to produce a series entitled The Road. 


The Road follows the path of today's top hockey prospects preparing and training for their lifelong dream of playing in the NHL. Chronicling their journey, fans saw firsthand the dedication, sacrifice and competitive nature of the sport’s future generation.


The Road captures behind-the-scenes moments from the OHL, CHL Top Prospects game, World U-18 Championships, NHL Draft Combine, NHL Draft, and more. We have been featured by ESPN, TSN, Sportsnet, along with being promoted by Bob McKenzie, Elliott Friedman, and some of the most respected names in hockey today.

Hailing from 5 different countries around the world, the players featured are Patrik Laine (Winnipeg Jets), Rasmus Asplund (Buffalo Sabres), Logan Brown (Ottawa Senators), Jakob Chychrun (Arizona Coyotes), Tyler Parsons (Calgary Flames), Luke Green (Winnipeg Jets), Filip Hronek (Detroit Red Wings), Boris Katchouk (Tampa Bay Lightning), Pascal Laberge (Philadelphia Flyers), Logan Stanley (Winnipeg Jets), Gabriel Vilardi (Los Angeles Kings), Nikita Popugaev (New Jersey Devils), Nate Schnarr (Arizona Coyotes), and Ostap Safin (Edmonton Oilers).

The series has now been viewed by several million people and both seasons can be watched in their entirety below.

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S1: Episode 1An introduction to hockey's top prospects

 Season 1                                        Season 2

S2: Episode 1- From prospects to NHL draftees

S1: Episode 2The CHL Top Prospects Game 2016

S2: Episode 2Adjusting to life in North America

S1: Episode 3- Player and agent relationships

S2: Episode 3Breaking into the NHL

S1: Episode 4The new Finnish sensation

S2: Episode 4The Making of a Champion

S1: Episode 5The NHL Scouting Combine

S2: Episode 5Facing Adversity

S1 (Finale): Episode 6Dreams come true at the 2016 NHL Draft

S2: Episode 6The New Crop of Prospects

S2: Episode 7- The Memorial Cup Run

S2: Episode 8- The Agent Round Table *bonus episode*

S2 (Finale): Episode 9- The 2017 NHL Draft

Behind the scenes photos during production of The Road

Patrik Laine NHL Combine Interview
Logan Stanley 2017 Memorial Cup Win
Bobby Orr at CHL Top Prospects Game
Filming the Top Prospects Game
The 2016 NHL Draft Dinner w/ Octagon
Nate Schnarr Top Prospect Game 2017
Logan Stanley Prepping for NHL Draft
Pascal Laberge CHL Top Prospect Game
Behind the Scenes Filming
Filming Patrik Laine at NHL Combine
Filming at the 2016 NHL Draft
Cinematographers behind The Road
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