Laurent Brossoit (Steven Christy/OKC Barons)

Edmonton Oilers: A Look Down The Pipeline

The Edmonton Oilers have had yet another disappointing season, which barring a miracle, will end up in another lottery draft pick. There is some positive news within the organization though, […]

by · February 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers, Prospects
Kyle Platzer (Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

5 Promising Oilers Prospects You Haven’t Heard of

When it comes to Edmonton Oilers prospects, there is the understandable tendency to instantly think of the numerous first overall and first round picks the team has enjoyed in recent […]

by · February 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers, Prospects
Dan & Margaret Hickling

Sabres Prospects: Looking for Consistency

The talk around Sabres prospects is usually how great the talent in the system is.  It’s fun to discuss the players who are doing well in the prospect pool around […]

by · January 31, 2015 · 1 comment · Buffalo Sabres, Prospects
Matthew Tkachuk (Photo: Tom Sorensen)

Q & A with 2016 Draft Prospect Matthew Tkachuk

The hockey genes run strong throughout Matthew Tkachuk’s family. His father, Keith, was a 1,000 point scorer in the NHL before retiring and being inducted into the US Hockey Hall of Fame […]

by · January 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Player Profiles, Prospects
(Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports)

Leafs Early Hot Streak, Their Biggest Mistake

The Toronto Maple Leafs found another way to lose Thursday night, this time at the hands of the Arizona Coyotes. Jonathan Bernier allowed three goals in the third period, including […]

by · January 30, 2015 · 2 comments · Prospects, Toronto Maple Leafs
Timo Meier: The most underrated prospect in the 2015 NHL Draft class? (David Chan Photography)

NHL Draft Stock Watch: CHL Top Prospects Game

by Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW) BMO CHL Top Prospects Game The single game events (e.g. BMO CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game) or short series events (e.g. U18s) should not affect a […]

by · January 29, 2015 · 1 comment · NHL Entry Draft, Prospects
Caleb Jones (Photo: Tom Sorensen)

Caleb Jones Following Path of Brother Seth

Nashville Predators defenseman Seth Jones does not often get to see his youngest brother Caleb play hockey for the United States Under-18 National Team Development Program, so when he had […]

by · January 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Nashville Predators, Prospects
Auston Matthews (Photo: Tom Sorensen)

Q & A with 2016 NHL Draft Prospect Auston Matthews

It is rare to see a 17-year-old play in the World Junior Championship, but when it happens, the youngster is likely to have a promising hockey career ahead of him. That […]

by · January 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Player Profiles, Prospects
(Claire Ratté - Olympiques de Gatineau)

Interview With 2015 Eligible Prospect Yakov Trenin

Russian winger Yakov Trenin is one of the top European candidates for the 2015 NHL Draft. In this translated interview, originally appearing in Russian language on, Yakov Trenin talks about […]

Lawson Crouse is one of the most intriguing power forwards available for the 2013 OHL Draft (Photo by Brendan Ross/The Scouting Bureau)

Attached With Drafting Lawson Crouse is a High Opportunity Cost

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I–I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference–Robert Frost Lawson Crouse is highly ranked by many individuals […]

by · January 23, 2015 · 5 comments · Advanced Stats, Prospects
Will be tough to find a 2015 NHL Mock Draft without Connor McDavid going first overall. (Photo: OHL Images)

CHL Top Prospects Game Promises To Be Can’t-Miss Showcase

There is more than one showcase this week, and the better of the two will almost certainly be the CHL Top Prospects Game. Not the NHL All-Star Game in Columbus, […]

by · January 20, 2015 · 0 comments · CHL, Prospects
St.Louis extends point streak

Moneypucking the Draft: Analyzing Height in Junior vs NHL Players

As analytics in hockey becomes a larger facet within the sport we are able to challenge notions we previously held as self-evident.  We can analyze scenarios, look at probabilities and […]

by · January 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Advanced Stats, Prospects