The United States Hockey League has not always been a consistent producer of young talent, but with the rise of college hockey, the USHL has developed two potential first round picks for the upcoming NHL Entry Draft.
The first is Tyler Biggs, a 6-foot-3 right winger and product of the Team USA Under-18 Development Program, who is...Edmonton Oilers
With the exception of the 2005 and 2008 NHL drafts’ when Sidney Crosby and Steven Stamkos were selected first overall respectively, the race for the number one pick has been relatively wide open in recent years. The same can be said about this year’s draft class, which boasts at least three players – Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Adam...National Juniors
According to Michael Russo of the Minnesota Star-Tribune, the Toronto Maple Leafs have signed recently acquired defenseman Jake Gardiner to a three-year entry level contract worth upwards of $875,000, excluding bonuses. The 20-year old junior at the University of Wisconsin was acquired by the Leafs on February 9th in the deal that...National Juniors