Sean Monahan (Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

The Case For Sean Monahan

With the regular season just one week away and 19 cuts already made, the level of compete has gone up a notch within the Calgary Flames. As roster cuts go, […]

by · September 24, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames, Prospects
Connor Carrick (Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

Washington Capitals: Connor Carrick’s Next Stop

Washington Capitals defensive prospect Connor Carrick has shined all training camp and throughout the preseason. His hard work paid off on Monday as Carrick signed a three year entry level […]

by · September 24, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, OHL, Prospects, Washington Capitals
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Why Don’t More Defensemen Win the Calder Memorial Trophy?

Since 1931-32, the Calder Award has been handed out to the NHL’s best first-year player. In 1937-38 it was immortalized in the Calder Memorial Trophy and in that time the […]

by · September 22, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Prospects
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Dallas Stars Training Camp Intense For Prospects

  Normally, injuries are never something that you want to see for a team. Losing players for a significant amount of time during the regular season can come at the […]

by · September 19, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Dallas Stars, Prospects
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Teuvo Teravainen; Chicago’s Next One

Teuvo Teravainen is going to be an NHL star, the only question is how big?  After finally being able to witness the young Finn in person this week at Blackhawks […]

by · September 19, 2013 · 1 comment · Chicago Blackhawks, 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)

Edmonton Oilers Top 10 Prospects: Fall 2013 Edition

With the 2013-14 season coming up, it’s a good time to look at what the Edmonton Oilers have in the pipeline. A lot of things change over the offseason and […]

by · September 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, Prospects, Top 10 Lists
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Andre Burakovsky’s Impact On Martin Erat’s Future

Every trade has its risks and rewards. Washington Capitals General Manager George McPhee made a huge one last summer when he acquired Nashville Predators forward Martin Erat for a controllable […]

by · September 17, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Prospects, Washington Capitals
The Minnesota Wild in Traverse City

The Minnesota Wild in Traverse City

Many of the Minnesota Wild’s prospects recently participated in the 2013 NHL Prospects Tournament. The tournament took place in Traverse City, Michigan and the tournament ran from September 5th through […]

by · September 17, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Minnesota Wild, Prospects
Penguins Joe Morrow (23rd overall) shows lots of promise (Aaron Bell/CHL Images)

Joe Morrow: Previewing the 2013-2014 Season

LAST SEASON The last 12 months have been full of change for defenseman Joe Morrow.  In the fall, he began his first season in the AHL with the Wilkes-Barre Scranton […]

by · September 16, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Prospects, Providence Bruins
Adam Erne at the top prospects game; could be a target for the Toronto Maple Leafs at the 2013 NHL draft. [Photo: David Chan]

How Can the Lightning Get Back to 2004? Prospects Need to Step Up

The Tampa Bay Lightning fans may feel like their current team is a far cry from the Stanley Cup winning club of 2003-2004, but in reality the club may be […]

by · September 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Prospects, Tampa Bay Lightning
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Pens Have Many Options (and decisions to make) on Defense

After the debacle that was the 2013 Eastern Conference Final for the Pittsburgh Penguins against the Boston Bruins, I wrote about the youth movement that must take place within the […]

While talented, the Pittsburgh Penguins appear as a team prepared for the start of the Playoffs. (Kevin Hoffman-US PRESSWIRE)

‘Twas the Night Before Training Camp…

The last time we saw our beloved Pittsburgh Penguins, they were giving their all in a 1-0 Game 4 loss to the Boston Bruins in the Eastern Conference Final. That […]

by · September 11, 2013 · 1 comment · Pittsburgh Penguins, Prospects