Nathan Horton has heard it all too many times. He’s overrated. Injury-prone. Not worth the risk. A needless investment. And now he’s set to become one of the NHL’s top free agents. How will injuries affect his value?
Articles by: David OConnor
Mock drafts can become an addiction. You read one on one site, then you move on to the next one. Here’s a June 2013 NHL mock draft.
Last week, we looked at under-the-radar prospects from the Ontario Hockey League.
Now, let’s take a look at five Western Hockey League prospects who aren’t yet household names, but are looking forward to hearing their name called on June 30 in New Jersey.
With reports of the National Hockey League relocating the Phoenix Coyotes to Seattle, concern has risen for one of the Canadian Hockey League’s western markets.
The point of the NHL Entry Draft isn’t to pick an elite superstar first overall and then go home. It’s a new time to shine. Here are five under-the-radar OHL prospects to watch at the NHL draft.
There are characters in movies with defined roles, ones whose positions are clear as day.
And there are characters of hockey such as Curtis Lazar, characters who nobody can truly figure out.
Jonathan Drouin, Seth Jones, and Nate MacKinnon have dominated the Canadian Hockey League this season. They’ve done it surrounded by analysis, expectations, and media pressure. All three of them have that in common. But only two of them are expected to end up in Sunbelt markets come June 30.
And those sunny, southern cities are about to receive a massive shipment of elite talent.
No one wants to be known as the next Alexander Radulov. That’s why Valeri Nichushkin is pointing himself in a different direction.