Former Player Drafted by NHL Team

The Kansas City Scouts (formerly the Topeka Pilots) are an organization dedicated to helping our players achieve their dream whether those dreams are playing in the NCAA or the NHL.   We are proud to announce that former Pilots goaltender, Jakub Dobes was selected in Round 5, Pick #136 overall by the Montreal Canadiens during […]

DeMartino Leaving to Pursue New Hockey Opportunities

Scouts associate head coach and director of scouting, Justin DeMartino announced Friday that he has accepted a position with the Youngstown Phantoms of the United States Hockey League (USHL) as Assistant Coach.  “I would like to thank Mr. Hunt and Simon Watson for a phenomenal two and a half years with the Topeka Pilots and […]

Kennedy Makes NCAA Commitment

The Kansas City Scouts (formerly the Topeka Pilots) are pleased to announce that forward Shawn Kennedy has committed to play NCAA Division III hockey for Elmira College. Kennedy, 21, just completed his second and final season playing in the NAHL in 2019-20. The 6’1/195 lbs. native of Cornwall, Ontario, recorded 26 points (11 goals, 15 […]

Face Off 2020

The North American Hockey League (NAHL) has announced that the 2020-21 regular season, which will be the league’s 46th season, will begin on October 9, 2020. The league is committed to playing a full schedule of regular season games and the 2020-21 schedule is expected to be released by September 1st. “We have spent a […]

Carzo Added As East Coast Scout

The Kansas City Scouts hockey operations department is pleased to announce the addition of Rocco Carzo as East Coast Scout. “We are thrilled to add Rocco to our scouting staff,” said Scouts Head Coach and General Manager Simon Watson. “The Northeastern US is an area that is hard for us to reach when it comes […]

Coach Watson on Coaches Corner

On this week’s NAHL Coaches Corner, our Head Coach/GM Simon Watson chats about the rebranding of the team and how he keeps the momentum going from last season. Check it out in the link below https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wnMczlOvMzY&feature=youtu.be

Scouts Logo Unveiled

The Kansas City Scouts are a member of the North American Hockey League (NAHL), the only USA Hockey-sanctioned Tier II junior hockey league. This premiere league gives players aged 16-20 the opportunity to develop on the ice and be scouted by the NCAA and National Hockey League. Each season, the NAHL sends over 300 of […]