Jonathan Quick was the Conn Smythe winner in 2012 (Jayne Kamin-Oncea-US PRESSWIRE)

Top 10 American-Born Players in the NHL Today

The impact of American-born players in the NHL has intensified over the last few decades. Not only has there been an increase of U.S. born players on NHL rosters, but […]

Indisputable Number One: Martin Brodeur

Why Martin Brodeur Is Not Like the Modern-Day Athlete

Nothing that Martin Brodeur does on the ice is similar to another goalie in the National Hockey League today. The future Hall of Famer will be the last goalie to […]

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The Curious Case of Eric Lindros

Another year has passed and Eric Lindros has once again been overlooked for enshrinement in the Hockey Hall of Fame. On Tuesday, it was announced that the 2012 class would […]

Nic Kerdiles (Photo: Tom Sorensen)

SoCal Product Nicolas Kerdiles Drafted by Hometown Anaheim Ducks

Kerdiles Latest Southern California Kid to Join Ducks Considering that he led the US National Team Development Program in points during the 2011-12 season, and also led the US Squad […]

Toronto Maple Leafs top prospect Morgan Rielly on draft day 2012. (Charles LeClaire-US PRESSWIRE)

Morgan Rielly: The Only One The Maple Leafs Wanted

There was one player Toronto Maple Leafs’ general manager Brian Burke really wanted to select at the NHL Entry Draft on Friday, and his name wasn’t Nail Yakupov. Meet Morgan […]

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Meet Hampus Lindholm, The Anaheim Ducks’ Newest Stud Prospect

Ducks Make Surprise Selection in Lindholm The Anaheim Ducks may have walked into the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh armed with the 6th overall pick in this year’s NHL Entry […]

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Alex Galchenyuk (Aaron Bell/CHL Images)

Alex Galchenyuk Brings Excitement To Habs Nation

For a prospect who only played two regular season games with the Sarnia Sting this year, what happened on Friday night speaks volumes about the player he really is. Alex […]

The Founders Of Subban Land: Jordan, P.K., and Malcolm

2012 NHL Draft Family Ties

Scouting future hockey stars remains primarily an art given that there is no guaranteed scientific test to identify the perfect fusion of skill, character and drive. Beyond on ice observations, […]

Chris Calnan—The Next Ones: NHL 2012 Draft Prospect Profile

Chris Calnan—The Next Ones: NHL 2012 Draft Prospect Profile

Chris Calnan — THW Close-Up: Date of birth: 5 May 1994 Place of birth:  Norwell, MA Ht: 6′ 2″ Wt: 187 Shoots: Right Position: Right Wing NHL Entry Draft Eligibility: […]

by · June 18, 2012 · 1 comment · Player Profiles, Prospects
Jon Gillies will be making the jump to Providence College for the 2012-2013 hockey season after having a remarkable season with the Indiana Ice of the USHL. (USHL Images)

Jon Gillies – The Next Ones: 2012 NHL Draft Prospect Profile – Big Man On Campus

Jon Gillies THW Close-Up: Date of Birth: January 22, 1994 Place of Birth: South Portland, Maine Height: 6’5″       Weight: 216 lbs. Shoots: Left       Catches: Left Position: G NHL […]

by · June 18, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · College Hockey, National Juniors, Player Profiles, Prospects
Devin Shore has been one of Maine University's key offensive contributors this season. (Photo Credit: Whitby Fury)

Devin Shore—The Next Ones: NHL 2012 Draft Prospect Profile

Devin Shore — THW Close-Up: Date of birth: 19 July 1994 Place of birth: Ajax, ON Ht: 6′ 0″ Wt: 190 lbs Shoots: Left Position: Center NHL Entry Draft Eligibility: […]

by · June 17, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · National Juniors, Player Profiles, Prospects
A defenceman for MODO's J20 team, Ludvig Byström is ranked eighth among European skaters for the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.  (Photo:

Ludvig Bystrom — The Next Ones: 2012 NHL Entry Draft Prospect Profile — MODO’s Newest Gem

Ludvig Byström THW Close-Up: Date of Birth: July 20, 1994 Place of Birth: Örnsköldsvik, Sweden Height: 6′     Weight: 187 Shoots: Left Position: Defenceman NHL Draft Eligibility: 1st time eligible […]

by · June 15, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, National Juniors, Player Profiles, Prospects