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Seb has been writing about the NHL and ice hockey for nearly five years. He has written for a number of different sites and is currently lead writer of The5Hole.com and Hockeyschedule.me. He covers the Minnesota Wild for The Hockey Writers. Follow him on twitter @seberead

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Recent Articles by Sebastian

Jonas Brodin (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

Gustav Olofsson: Minnesota Wild Hoping For Brodin v.2.0

There will be plenty of exciting young blue line talent for Minnesota Wild fans to keep their eyes on when training camp opens up in a little under one month’s […]

by · August 31, 2013 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild
Critiquing Chuck Fletcher’s Offseason: Minnesota Wild GM Gambles

Critiquing Chuck Fletcher’s Offseason: Minnesota Wild GM Gambles

Compared with the remarkable transformation that occurred last summer, the 2013 offseason has featured only a small trickle of news for Minnesota Wild fans. There were no high draft picks, […]

by · July 23, 2013 · 1 comment · Minnesota Wild
Nino Niederreiter might have been down on his luck in Long Island, but he has certainly found a home on Minnesota's top line this season. (Icon SMI)

The Minnesota Wild Select “El Nino” In The 2013 NHL Draft

Nino Niederreiter knows how the bright young prospects selected in the top five of the 2013 NHL Entry draft on Sunday felt and will feel. He knows almost exactly how […]

by · July 3, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Minnesota Wild
Mikael Grandlund (Steven Christy/OKC Barons)

Will Mikael Granlund Explode Next Season ?

Just about everything has gone perfectly for Mikael Granlund in his hockey career so far. Or at least everything went right until he got into the NHL. One of the world’s […]

by · June 20, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Minnesota Wild
The draft is just a month away. What will you do that weekend along with the hockey? (2013 NHL Draft / File Photo)

NHL Entry Draft 2013: Five Fringe European Prospects

The deeper into an NHL draft you get, the less certain things become. Every NHL team employs its separate scouting staff to different leagues all around the world searching for […]

by · June 11, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft
Petrell would help offset a lot of the grit that the Penguins may lose. (Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports)

Saku Salminen – The Next Ones: NHL 2013 Prospect Profile

Saku Salminen THW Close-Up: Date of Birth: 10/20/1994 Place of Birth: Helsinki, Finland Height: 6’3″   Weight: 198 lbs Shoots: Left Position: Left Wing/Center NHL Draft Eligibility: 2013 THW Rankings: not ranked (April Edition) Other Rankings THW […]

by · June 8, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft
Robin Lehner is the type of Swedish goaltending talent that Marcus Hogberg would love to emulate (inGoal Magazine)

Marcus Hogberg – The Next Ones – 2013 NHL Draft Prospect Profile

Marcus Hogberg THW Close Up: Date of birth: 11/25/1994 Place of birth: Orebro, Sweden Ht: 6’3″ Wt: 196 lbs Catches: Left Position: Goaltender NHL Draft Eligibility: 2013 THW Ranking: 85 (April edition) Other Rankings: CSS (EUR Goalies): 3 NHL Aggregate: 96 […]

by · June 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft
Rafikov's top end upside is similar to that of Nikita Nikitin (Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports)

Rushan Rafikov – The Next Ones – 2013 NHL Draft Prospect Profile

Rushan Rafikov THW Close-Up: Date of birth: 05/15/1995 Place of birth: Saratov, Russia Ht: 6’1″ Wt: 185 lbs Shoots: Left Position: Defense NHL Draft Eligibility: 2013 THW Ranking: not ranked (April edition) Other Rankings: […]

by · June 6, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft
Joose Antonen has a skill set that could see him develop into a useful and versatile player like Zack Smith (Marc DesRosiers-US PRESSWIRE)

Joose Antonen – The Next Ones – 2013 NHL Draft Prospect Profile

Joose Antonen THW Close Up: Date of birth: 04/28/1995 Place of birth: Tampere, Finland Ht: 6’2″ Wt: 179 lbs Shoots: Right Position: Center NHL Draft Eligibility: 2013 THW Rankings: 118 (April edition) Other Rankings: NHL Aggregate: 125 CSS (EUR skaters): 23 […]

by · June 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft
Kari Lehtonen is the type of goaltender that Ville Husso will hope to emulate (Icon SMI)

Ville Husso – The Next Ones – 2013 NHL Draft Prospect Profile

Ville Husso THW Close Up: Date of birth: 02/06/1995 Place of birth: Helsinki, Finland Ht: 6’1″ Wt: 185 lbs Catches: Left Position: Goaltender NHL Draft Eligibility: 2013 THW Rankings: not ranked (April Edition) Other Rankings: CSS Aggregate(THW): 178 CSS (EUR […]

by · June 3, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft
Greg Zanon Leads Shot Blocking

Martin Kokes – The Next Ones – 2013 NHL Draft Prospect Profile

Martin Kokes THW Close Up: Date of birth: 06/13/1995 Place of birth: Most, Czech Republic Ht: 6’1″ Wt: 190 lbs Shoots: Left Position: Defenseman NHL Draft Eligibility: 2013 THW Rankings: not ranked Other Rankings: CSS (EUR Skaters): 36 CSS Aggregate […]

by · June 2, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft
Mitchell could be a decent model for Mamin to follow (picture by Ivanmakarov at en.wikipedia, from Wikimedia Commons)

Maxim Mamin – The Next Ones: 2013 NHL Draft Prospect Profile

Maxim Mamin THW Close Up: Date of birth: 01/13/1995 Place of birth: Moskva, Russia Ht: 5’11″ Wt: 161 lbs Shoots: Left Position: Center NHL Draft Eligibility: 2013 THW Rankings: not ranked (April edition) Other Rankings: CSS (EUR […]

by · June 1, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft