Jordan Staal will be back at the CONSOL Energy Center Tuesday night facing off against his old mates. (James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports)

Hurricanes Fans, Is Jordan Staal Overrated and Overpaid?

Need a good conversation starter when talking to Hurricanes fans? “Is Jordan Staal overrated and overpaid” will fire ‘em up every time.  There are fans I have spoken with who […]

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Czech Mutant? Tomas Hertl Is a Rare Breed

Between the Legs Everyone in the hockey world was introduced to San Jose Sharks rookie Tomas Hertl last year when he delivered a four goal performance last October. The young […]

by · September 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Player Profiles, San Jose Sharks
Thornton is still a top-tier forward (Dustin Bradford/Icon SMI)

Joe Thornton Is Better than Your Favorite Player

The (apparently) former Sharks captain Joe Thornton is 17th overall in the NHL when it comes to playoff points per game since the 2012 postseason. Thornton’s 18 points in 23 […]

by · September 13, 2014 · 7 comments · Player Profiles, San Jose Sharks
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Blues’ Tarasenko Poised for Breakout Year

Last postseason, the St. Louis Blues coaching staff witnessed one of its players break out just when it was needed most. Vladimir Tarasenko, who missed the final 15 contests of […]

by · September 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Player Profiles, St Louis Blues
Connor McDavid is the consensus number one prospect for the 2015 NHL Draft early in the season. (Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

The Connor McDavid Show

Thursday evening I had the opportunity to attend a Barrie Colts preseason game as they took on the Erie Otters. I had never attended a game as a scout before, […]

by · September 5, 2014 · 1 comment · OHL, Player Profiles
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Can Zach Parise Get His Game Back?

Let us know how you think Zach Parise will do this year in the comments below. In the ridiculously strong 2003 NHL Entry Draft, Zach Parise was looked at as […]

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Raffi Torres: Far From a Goon

**News alert, reports say Torres to miss first few months of 2014-15 with another knee procedure.** Double Jeopardy There is no question that Raffi Torres has deserved much of the […]

by · August 20, 2014 · 6 comments · NHL Rumors, Player Profiles
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Elliott & Allen: Blues Goaltending Expectations

The St. Louis Blues have been among the busiest teams in the NHL this summer, but what they locked up between the pipes may be the biggest story of the […]

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Prospect Viktor Arvidsson: “My Plan Is To Play In Nashville Next Year”

When the Nashville Predators drafted Viktor Arvidsson 112th overall (4th round) at the 2014 draft, there was a sense of relief from the 21-year old. After all, he has been […]

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Q & A with Nashville Predators Prospect Zach Stepan

With a year of Collegiate hockey under his belt, Zach Stepan is one step closer to the NHL. Stepan played in 35 games for Minnesota State-Mankato posting 9 goals, 12 […]

Q & A with Colton Sissons of the Nashville Predators

Q & A with Colton Sissons of the Nashville Predators

Colton Sissons is being regarded as the next big prospect for the Nashville Predators.  Many, including GM David Poile, expect Sissons to be given a roster spot when the season begins […]

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Q & A with Marek Mazanec of the Nashville Predators

The Nashville Predators may have struck gold again with another late round draft pick. Marek Mazanec, selected in the 6th round (179th overall) at the 2012 NHL Draft, has made tremendous […]