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Prospects Making an Early Impression at Rookie Camp

Rookie camp has begun and now is the time for NHL prospects to make their mark within their respective organizations. With tournaments being held and games being played, young guns […]

by · September 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Prospects
The kid has wheels, moves, and just needs some time to hone his craft. (Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports)

Final Thoughts From Young Stars Tournament

Vladimir Tkachev for the Calder! Wouldn’t that be unreal? It’s unrealistic, that’s for sure, but now that I’ve got your attention, let’s take a look back at the Young Stars […]

by · September 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers, Prospects
[photo: Amy Irvin]

Reznik’s Ramblings: Thoughts on Flyers Rookie Camp

In early July the Philadelphia Flyers invited their prospects to Voorhees to train, do drills, and show what they are capable of in development camp. Fast forward two months, and […]

by · September 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers, Prospects
Jonathan Drouin (Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports)

Ford Ice Impressions – Tampa Bay Lightning

Rookie tournaments may not mean anything in terms of the regular season, but they’re a nice glimpse into the potential future of a team. This Sunday, I had the opportunity […]

by · September 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Prospects, Tampa Bay Lightning
The Canucks traded to get Bo Horva but he still needs some AHL time.t (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

2014 Young Stars Tournament: Canucks Game Three Recap

Canucks Shelled 6-1 To Conclude Tournament Tonight the Vancouver Canucks faced off against the Calgary Flames in the last game of the 2014 Young Stars Tournament. The game ended in […]

by · September 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Prospects, Vancouver Canucks
Radel Fazleev [photo: Amy Irvin]

Q & A with Flyers’ 6th Round Pick, Radel Fazleev

It’s no secret Russian players come with a stigma. They’re looked at as pompous, cocky, in it for themselves. They’re not traditionally thought of as team players. Many feel they […]

by · September 16, 2014 · 1 comment · Philadelphia Flyers, Prospects
Seattle's rookie phenom Mathew Barzal has the T-Birds flying (photo Christopher Mast)

WHL Predictions: Rockets Fuelled For Championship

We have a consensus — the Kelowna Rockets will be crowned Western Hockey League champions this season. In polling fellow WHL experts Andy Eide of Seattle and Ryan Pike of […]

by · September 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Prospects, WHL
(Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports)

Flames’ Bennett Making Strides at Young Stars

Sam Bennett looked a step behind the competition in Calgary’s opener of the Young Stars prospects tournament in Penticton. Well, more like a half-step behind. Either way, the Flames’ top […]

by · September 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames, Prospects
(Daniel St Louis/Moncton Wildcats)

Small Players Stand Out at Young Stars

Score one for the little guys. The opening day of the Young Stars tournament belonged to a couple of 5-foot-nothings. Granted, a couple of 6-foot-somethings — Edmonton’s Mitch Moroz and […]

by · September 13, 2014 · 1 comment · Prospects
(Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports)

Time’s Ticking on Jean-Gabriel Pageau

A Legend Was Born After playing in nine games for the Ottawa Senators at the end of the 2012-13 regular season, forward Jean-Gabriel Pageau earned a spot on the club’s injury […]

by · September 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Ottawa Senators, Prospects
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The Next Generation: Top 5 Ottawa Senators’ Prospects

It’s safe to say that the 2013-14 NHL season did not turn out how the Ottawa Senators had envisioned. Finishing the campaign with a 37-31-14 record, good for 88 points; the Senators were […]

by · September 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Ottawa Senators, Prospects
Ryan Sproul (Ross Bonander/THW)

5 Prospects to Watch at Red Wings Prospects Tournament

The defending Prospects Tournament champion Detroit Red Wings will look to protect their title at this year’s tournament. The Red Wings, along with seven other NHL clubs, will sport teams […]

by · September 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Detroit Red Wings, Prospects