Calgary Flames 2011 fourth-rounder Johnny Gaudreau (Kim Klement-US PRESSWIRE)

Junior and college Calgary Flames prospect update, October edition

Even though the National Hockey League is locked out, the hockey world keeps on turning. While the Calgary Flames aren’t playing games, their prospects throughout college and major junior are […]

by · November 2, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames, CHL, College Hockey, Prospects
Flames prospect Roman Horak leads the AHL in goals. (Brace Hemmelgarn-US PRESSWIRE)

Roman Horak Finds His Scoring Touch With the Heat

Last summer, the Calgary Flames were in a jam. With the June 1 signing deadline for 2009 draft picks rapidly approaching and hot-shot Swedish blueliner Tim Erixon refusing to agree […]

by · November 1, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Calgary Flames, Prospects
QMJHL: A Two Horse Race

QMJHL: A Two Horse Race

Yes.  It’s only been a month and a half.  Yes.  It’s very early in the season.  Yes.  There are still roughly anywhere between 51-53 games yet to be played.  However, […]

by · November 1, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, Prospects, QMJHL
Mikael Granlund developed his talent in Finland but struggled in his first season in North America

What Does Minnesota Really Need?

Minnesota was a team originally made up of castoffs from other NHL teams and had really only one player that could be considered a genuine super star, Marian Gaborik, the […]

by · October 30, 2012 · 4 comments · AHL, Minnesota Wild, Prospects
The Sarnia Sting will be without star forward Alex Galchenyuk until mid-November as he recovers from a knee injury (Aaron Bell/CHL Images)

7 CHL Prospects Worth Watching for the Montreal Canadiens

With the lack of talks between the NHL and the NHLPA, the entire 2012-13 season is on the brink of being wiped out. As a result, hockey fans from all-around […]

Jacob Josefson (Icon SMI)

Albany Devils October In Review

There was excitement abound as the Albany Devils began their 2012-13 AHL campaign.  Like most other AHL clubs, the Devils were recipients of some lockout laden NHL talent.  Players such […]

by · October 30, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Minor League Report, New Jersey Devils, Prospects
Point Shots: Craig Button on Scouting and Fantasy Hockey

Point Shots: Craig Button on Scouting and Fantasy Hockey

The NHL lockout has not completely shut out fantasy hockey. Many dedicated fantasy hockey players are taking this opportunity to shore up their fantasy prospect scouting by watching AHL, CHL, […]

by · October 30, 2012 · 1 comment · AHL, CHL, Fantasy, National Juniors, Prospects

Washington Capitals’ Zach Hamill Finding Niche with Hershey Bears

It’s been a long road for Zach Hamill so far in his professional hockey career. The former 1st round pick by the Boston Bruins in the 2007 NHL entry draft […]

Tomas Kundratek (M. Richter/Capitals Outsider)

Washington Capitals Defenseman, Tomas Kundratek Proving Offensive Prowess In AHL

For Tomas Kundratek, it took some time to get used to playing for the Washington Capitals after his trade from the New York Rangers. Last season, Kundratek was sent to […]

by · October 29, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Minor League Report, Player Profiles, Prospects, Washington Capitals
Jonathan Drouin is storming his way up the rankings (Source: QMJHL)

Jonathan Drouin Storming His Way Through the Draft Rankings

The Halifax Mooseheads keep scoring goals and winning games. After 16 games, the team from Nova-Scotia is boasting an incredible 15-1 record along with a +44 goal differential (85 GFs […]

by · October 29, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, National Juniors, Prospects, QMJHL, World Junior Hockey Championship
(Tom Turk/THW)

Washington Capitals Goalie, Braden Holtby Stellar In 35 Save Shutout Effort

  For Hershey Bears goalie’, Braden Holtby it was the same old stellar performance in net Bears’ fans have grown accustomed to and Capitals fans got a chance to witness […]

by · October 28, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Prospects, Washington Capitals
(Terry Wilson/OHL Images.)

An Early-Season 2013 NHL Mock Draft

Just because the National Hockey League’s locked out doesn’t mean there isn’t another NHL Draft coming up next June. Here’s The Hockey Writers’ first mock draft of the season.