2013 NHL Draft: Nathan MacKinnon Screams Star Material

2013 NHL Draft: Nathan MacKinnon Screams Star Material

Nathan MacKinnon is often called the National Hockey League’s next superstar. From a young age, coaches knew MacKinnon was different than the other kids. But is he the real deal?

by · November 12, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, News/Commentary, Player Profiles, Prospects, QMJHL
Albany Devils Stonewall Adirondack Phantoms

Albany Devils Stonewall Adirondack Phantoms

A contingent of 5,131 fans were treated to a defensive stalemate at the Times Union Center, as the Adirondack Phantoms and Albany Devils butted heads for the third time this […]

by · November 11, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Minor League Report, New Jersey Devils, Philadelphia Flyers, Prospects
Mark Stone Rising Up in the Senators Organization

Mark Stone Rising Up in the Senators Organization

When Mark Stone was drafted by the Ottawa Senators in the 6th round 178th overall in 2010, the hockey world barely acknowledged it passing it off as just another routine […]

by · November 10, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Ottawa Senators, Prospects
Hartikainen has impressed early this season (Steven Christy/OKC Barons)

Teemu Hartikainen: The Next Edmonton Oilers Power Forward

When you look at the projected group of forwards for the Edmonton Oilers in 2012-13 there are a few things that jump out. The amount of young, dynamic, offensive talent jumps out right […]

by · November 10, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Edmonton Oilers, Player Profiles, Prospects
P.K. Subban (Eric Bolte-US PRESSWIRE)

2007 NHL Draft: The 16 Defensemen Selected Before PK Subban

As a hockey fan, have you ever wondered what would have happened if your team had drafted a certain player instead of another? Like in 2000, when the New York […]

The Kingston Frontenacs’ Bright Future

The Kingston Frontenacs’ Bright Future

The Kingston Frontenacs are a very young team full of high draft picks.  With high draft picks come high expectations, and so far the promising young players are delivering. The […]

by · November 9, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, OHL, Prospects
Mike Paliotta of the Vermont Catamounts [photo courtesy of Brian Jenkins

Mike Paliotta: Letting the Catamount Out of the Bag

“I matured as a player and as a person, and you are consistently pushed out of your comfort zone, which makes you a better player.” Those are the words used […]

by · November 8, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · National Juniors, Prospects
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Ryan Lasch Continues To Silence His Critics

    When kids start playing hockey at a young age many dream about playing for their hometown or favorite NHL team.  5’9” Lake Forest, California native Ryan Lasch has […]

by · November 7, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Anaheim Ducks, Player Profiles, Prospects
Jordan Caron of the Boston Bruins chasing Tyler Ennis (Timothy T. Ludwig-US PRESSWIRE)

Boston Bruins: Which Young Gun Cracks the Lineup?

While speculation runs wild on the status of a 2012-13 NHL season, one of the more interesting developments in Boston comes down to the Bruins’ openings on the forwards’ depth chart.

With all of the lines intact as they were last year and the assumed return of right-winger Nathan Horton, a vacancy opens up on the Bruins’ third line. The departures of Benoit Pouliot, who was traded to Tampa Bay in the offseason where he signed a one-year, $1.8 million deal, and Brian Rolston, who remains an unsigned free agent, open a spot on the left-side of Chris Kelly and opposite of right winger Rich Peverley on the team’s third line. While the expectation is that Jordan Caron reclaims the gig once again, the deep group of forwards with Boston’s AHL-affiliate Providence Bruins present some interesting options

by · November 5, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Boston Bruins, Prospects
Ben Duffy and Josh Currie are tearing the QMJHL apart this season (Source: PEI Canada)

The Next Undrafted Gems? Ben Duffy And Josh Currie Lighting It Up

Ben Duffy DOB: March 3, 1992 NHL Rights: N/A Drafted: Undrafted Height: 5’10″  Weight: 175 lbs Position: Centre Current Team: Prince-Edward-Island Rocket (QMJHL)   Josh Currie DOB: October 29, 1992 […]

by · November 5, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, Minor League Report, National Juniors, Prospects, QMJHL
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Colorado Avalanche Goalie Prospects Off to Impressive Starts

With the NHL still locked out, fans all over the continent are looking for something positive when it comes to the sport of hockey. For the Colorado Avalanche, that bright […]

by · November 3, 2012 · 4 comments · Colorado Avalanche, Prospects
(Dustin Bradford/Icon SMI)

Top Wild Prospects Granlund, Brodin Injured

In last night’s Houston Aeros game against the Oklahoma City Barons (Edmonton Oilers AHL Affiliate), the top two prospects of the Minnesota Wild, Mikael Granlund and Jonas Brodin, fell to […]

by · November 3, 2012 · 1 comment · AHL, Minnesota Wild, Prospects