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Checking On the Sharks Top Prospects

As an official “Tomorrow Team” (whatever that means), the fans of the Sharks should keep an eye on those players of tomorrow. With a few honorable mentions, here’s a quick […]

by · March 12, 2015 · 0 comments · Prospects, San Jose Sharks
Referee Eric Furlatt addresses the Capitals' bench (Flickr/Clydeorama)

Washington Capitals Prospect Profile: Tyler Lewington

The Washington Capitals inked 2013 seventh round draft pick Tyler Lewington to a three-year, entry-level deal earlier this week as they added another defenseman to their prospect pipeline. Lewington currently […]

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Remember Me? Leon Draisaitl Quietly Lighting up WHL

It has been an up and down season for Edmonton Oilers prospect Leon Draisaitl. After beginning the 2014-15 season on a high at the NHL level, where he played 37 […]

by · March 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers, Prospects
Harvard University and Nashville Predators prospect Jimmy Vesey (Photo by Gil Talbot)

Nashville Predators, Jimmy Vesey Have Vibrant Future

There is not a more exciting prospect for the Nashville Predators than Jimmy Vesey. It was announced on Friday, four days after clinching the ECAC scoring title, that the Harvard […]

Union College Dutchmen celebrate their first ever National Championship in men's ice hockey. [photo: Josh Smith]

2015 ECAC Hockey Playoffs: First Round Preview

If you’ve read my bio page, I am a big college hockey fan. I cut my teeth covering my alma mater Oswego St. and its NCAA Division III hockey team. […]

by · March 6, 2015 · 0 comments · College Hockey, NCAA, Prospects
Mitch Marner: The Magician of the 2015 NHL Draft (OHL Images)

Magical Mitch Marner: McDavid’s Malkin?

“In my opinion, next to McDavid, Mitch Marner has the best vision and creativity of anyone available in the draft. “

Oilers Quietly Developing Daunting Defenders

Oilers Quietly Developing Daunting Defenders

For what has seemed like an eternity, the Edmonton Oilers have iced players of insufficient skill and capability on their blue line. Gone are the glory days of old which featured […]

by · March 5, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers, Prospects
Connor McDavid is the inevitable pick at number one, but are teams tanking for him? (Photo: OHL Images)

Consequences of Not Finishing the Job

Two weeks ago the Sabres looked to be in a comfortable spot in the race to the bottom of the NHL standings.  On Valentines Day, Buffalo had a six point […]

by · February 28, 2015 · 5 comments · Buffalo Sabres, Prospects
Connor McDavid will be joining the Oilers. (Photo: OHL Images)

Just When You Think McDavid Can’t Do More

On Wednesday night, Connor McDavid did several things that he has never done in his 156 game OHL career.  Among his latest accomplishments, he got both his 1st hat trick […]

by · February 26, 2015 · 0 comments · OHL, Prospects
Jack Eichel: destined to be the number two selection in the 2015 NHL Draft; American superstar potential (Photo: Dan and Margaret Hickling )

Jack Eichel Drinks Beer, Internet Cares

Seriously? A series of videos that was published recently depicting Boston University golden boy Jack Eichel drinking beers and exclaiming “Buffalo, I’m comin’ for ya!” is, for whatever reason, making waves […]

by · February 25, 2015 · 6 comments · College Hockey, Hockey East, Prospects
Senators:  The Youth Movement

Senators: The Youth Movement

In Saturday nights 4-1 victory over the Florida Panthers the Senators had 14 players 25-years and under in the lineup.  With 25 games remaining and 9 points out of the […]

by · February 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Ottawa Senators, Prospects
Despite having Darnell Nurse as a defensive prospect in their pipeline, the Oilers still have problems with their NHL defensive front. (Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

Draisaitl, Nurse Breaking the Oilers Mould

Conventional wisdom has suggested that if a team is bad enough, long enough then eventually they will reap the rewards of multiple high draft picks, and hence the term rebuild. […]

by · February 23, 2015 · 5 comments · Edmonton Oilers, Prospects