In September 2011,

Leigh Salters Florida Everblades

Dr. Robert Schuller once said, “Tough times never last, but tough people do.”  That has to be true as that is a possible reason why Leigh Salters has had the […]

by · April 24, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Minor League Report, Player Profiles, Prospects
Critchlow has been a great leader this season (Remi Senechal- The Canadian Press)

The Next Undrafted Gem? Cameron Critchlow

Cameron Critchlow DOB: December 18, 1991 NHL Rights: N/A Drafted: Undrafted Height: 5’10″  Weight: 190 lbs Position: Left Winger Current Team: Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL) ◊◊◊◊ Never known for his offensive […]

by · April 23, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, National Juniors, Player Profiles, Prospects, QMJHL
Kuusamo joined the SWYHL's Northwest Regulators in the fall of 2011.  He recorded a 3.41 GAA, a .901% save percentage and five shutouts in 33 games.  He was named MVP by both team management and by his teammates.  Kuusamo also helped his team win the SWYHL Midget AA championship.  (Photo courtesy of Jerry Simper)

International Spotlight: Villehart Kuusamo

4713.  The number of miles Villehart Kuusamo traveled from Ylitornio, Finland, to Salt Lake City, Utah.  As astonishing as that number is, it is even more remarkable to think that […]

by · April 21, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, National Juniors, Player Profiles, Prospects
(Aaron Bell/CHL Images)

Stuart Percy: A Budding Maple Leaf

With the Toronto Maple Leafs having just finished a season they would prefer to not remember for very long, Leafs fans are once again looking to the future in hopes […]

Mikkel Boedker has been playing very well as of late on the Coyotes' second line. (Jason O. Watson-US PRESSWIRE)

Mikkel Boedker Emerges In Game 3 For Phoenix Coyotes

Mikkel Boedker has not received a tremendous amount of attention in the aftermath of Game 3. Quite understandably, the attention has been focused on the Raffi Torres hit and its […]

by · April 18, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Phoenix Coyotes, Player Profiles
Brady Skjei (Photo courtesy of Jana Chytilova)

Brady Skjei – The Next Ones: 2012 NHL Draft Prospect Profile – Defending His Climb Up the Rankings

Brady Skjei THW Close-Up: Date of birth: March 26, 1993 Place of birth: Lakeville, Minnesota Ht: 6’2″  Wt: 203 lbs Shoots: Left Position: Defense NHL Entry Draft Eligibility: 2012 *Click […]

by · April 18, 2012 · 1 comment · Player Profiles, Prospects
(Lisa Battista)

Ryan Garbutt An Unconventional Prospect

“Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.”  –Herb Brooks (attributed) Twenty-six year-old Dallas Stars forward Ryan Garbutt is an unconventional prospect, if even he can be called a […]

by · April 17, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Dallas Stars, Player Profiles, Prospects
Keli Grant.  (Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

Together Yet Apart: Grant Twins Now Both in the OHL

Many times, in hockey, twins have found themselves playing together on the same team. Daniel and Henrik Sedin have been captivating fans of the Vancouver Canucks since they were drafted […]

Callahan has served as the Rangers captain since 2011-12 (Rich Kane/Icon SMI)

Ryan Callahan: The NHL’s Ultimate All-Around Player

On every NHL team, the collection of players all bring different skills to the table. There are the players who can generate offense, the players who can hit, the players […]

by · April 13, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers, Player Profiles
Flyers also hope Brayden Schenn can continue his solid play (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

The Brayden Schenn Experience

There weren’t many bright spots to point out in the Flyers abysmal first period performance Wednesday night in Pittsburgh. As the Penguins jumped out to an early 2-0 lead, the […]

by · April 13, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Philadelphia Flyers, Player Profiles
Will I finally get traded for the sake of my fantasy hockey owners? (File Photo/Flickr)

Western Conference: Players Who Need to Step into the Playoff Spotlight

We are just beginning the most exciting season of the year-Stanley Cup Playoff season. This is the time of the year for superstars, role players, and goaltenders alike to step up their […]

by · April 12, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Player Profiles, Previews and Predictions, Uncategorized
2012 NHL Draft Lottery Results Complete with NHL Mock Draft

2012 NHL Draft Lottery Results Complete with NHL Mock Draft

With an 18.8% of winning the NHL Draft Lottery and moving up to select first overall for the third straight year, the Edmonton Oilers cashed in their winning lotto ticket. […]