Ryan Murphy (Aaron Bell/CHL Images)

2013 World Juniors: Will Ryan Murphy Finally Crack Canada’s Roster?

Nepotism screams aloud at Ryan Murphy. Will Steve Spott being Canada’s head coach guarantee him a spot on the final roster, or is he actually deserving?

Radek Faksa is one of many players who could find themselves in a Leafs jersey on the draft stage this Friday (Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

Stars Prospects Fighting For World Juniors Roster Spots

Even though the NHL lockout is nearing it’s fourth month with no end in sight, hockey fans all over the world have one upcoming annual tournament to look forward to: […]

by · November 29, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Dallas Stars, Prospects, World Junior Hockey Championship
KHL Players of the Week – November 26

KHL Players of the Week – November 26

Each week, the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) salutes their Players of the Week.  The top forward, defenseman, goaltender, and rookie are selected based on their statistics and performance, as determined […]

by · November 29, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, KHL, Washington Capitals
Mathew Dumba (Darren Aucoin/Flickr)

Minnesota Wild Prospects Eligible for the 2013 WJHC

Ah, the holidays; a time for relaxing and cherishing the time you spend with friends, family and loved ones in general. It’s also time to sit back and watch some […]

by · November 27, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, International Hockey, Minnesota Wild, OHL, Prospects, QMJHL, WHL, World Junior Hockey Championship
Dougie Hamilton won the Max Kaminsky Trophy as the OHL's top defenceman.  (Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

Hockey Canada Will Have Tough Decisions on Defence

  One of the most watched sporting events in Canada, the World Junior Hockey Championships have become a holiday tradition. This year’s tournament may be one of the most watched […]

by · November 27, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, International Hockey, OHL, QMJHL, WHL, World Junior Hockey Championship
USA Hockey: Winning the Race to the Wrong Finish Line

USA Hockey: Winning the Race to the Wrong Finish Line

Ice Hockey in the United States has a serious problem. Many players, parents and coaches who participate in USA Hockey fail to recognize this problem or ignore the issue completely. […]

(Steven Christy/OKC Barons)

NHL Lockout Could Provide Impressive Depth Up Front for Canada

There are certainly not a lot of positives when talking about the NHL lockout.  It is usually talked about with frustration and negativity, and in some cases apathy. However one […]

by · November 22, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, International Hockey, OHL, Prospects, QMJHL, WHL, World Junior Hockey Championship
Nathan MacKinnon (Ryan Taplin/Metro Halifax News)

From the Scouting Notebook: 2013 NHL Entry Draft Rankings

The atmosphere in rinks around the globe are beginning to intensify as draft eligible players start out on their journey to realize their dreams of being selected by an NHL […]

KHL Players of the Week – November 19

KHL Players of the Week – November 19

Each week, the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) salutes their Players of the Week.  The top forward, defenseman, goaltender, and rookie are selected based on their statistics and performance, as determined […]

by · November 20, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, KHL
Yakupov will be Russia's top gun at the WJC (khl.ru)

Edmonton Oilers Overseas: Where Are They?

  With the ongoing NHL lockout, it’s no surprise that many players have gone elsewhere in an attempt to stay sharp and get some game action. Much of the focus for […]

by · November 18, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, International Hockey, KHL
Ashley Calvert.  (sheffieldsteeldogs.co.uk)

Seven More Fan Favourites from Unlikely Countries

When one thinks of the most likely of hockey countries, one can think of Canada, Russia, the United States and the Czech Republic.  There are probably more Canadian hockey players […]

by · November 16, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Player Profiles, Trades Contracts and Transactions
Aaron Ekblad (OHL Images)

The Next Ones NHL 2014 Draft Rankings – An Early Look

Early last month, The Next Ones 2013 NHL Draft Preliminary Rankings were released highlighting the top 60 prospects eligible for the 2013 NHL Entry draft. There will undoubtedly be plenty of jockeying for […]