A defenceman for MODO's J20 team, Ludvig Byström is ranked eighth among European skaters for the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.  (Photo: MODOHockey.se)

Ludvig Bystrom — The Next Ones: 2012 NHL Entry Draft Prospect Profile — MODO’s Newest Gem

Ludvig Byström THW Close-Up: Date of Birth: July 20, 1994 Place of Birth: Örnsköldsvik, Sweden Height: 6′     Weight: 187 Shoots: Left Position: Defenceman NHL Draft Eligibility: 1st time eligible […]

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Jarrod Maidens – The Next Ones: 2012 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: Maidens’ Voyage

Jarrod Maidens – The Next Ones: 2012 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: Maidens’ Voyage

Jarrod Maidens THW Close Up: Date of Birth: March 4, 1994 Place of Birth: Grimsby, ON, CAN Ht: 6-1 Wt: 178 lbs Shoots: Left Position: Center/Left Wing NHL Draft Eligibility: […]

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2012 NHL Mock Draft

Ottawa Senators at the 2012 NHL Entry Draft

  Ottawa has been very successful at the draft in the past and have had several high draft picks while still finding high quality players in later rounds. This season’s […]

Things are looking up for Cory Conacher (Michael Gwizdala/THW)

Translating AHL Success To The NHL

In hockey, different organizations take a different tact when it comes to the philosophy of their respective AHL clubs.  Some put a strong emphasis on winning, others development.  There are […]

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Leaf fans have been cheering for Alex Galchenyuk since the end of the regular season (Metcalfe Photography)

2012 NHL Mock Draft Madness

The season of NHL Mock Drafts is in full force as hockey fanatics begin the seven-day countdown to the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. Mainstream media personnel, online bloggers, self-proclaimed hockey […]

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Daniil Zharkov – The Next Ones: 2012 NHL Draft Prospect Profile – The Russian Bull

Daniil Zharkov THW Close-Up: Date of birth: February 6th, 1994 Place of birth: St. Petersburgh, Russia Ht: 6’3″   Wt: 194 lbs Shoots: Left Position: Left wing Draft Eligibility: 2012 It’s […]

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Is Gaunce ready for the NHL?

Brendan Gaunce – The Next Ones: 2012 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: Built for the NHL

Brendan Gaunce THW Close Up: Date of Birth: March 25, 1994 Place of Birth: Markham, ON, CAN Ht: 6-1.75 Wt: 207 lbs Shoots: Left Position: Center/Left Wing NHL Draft Eligibility: […]

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2012 NHL Mock Draft

2012 NHL Entry Draft: Options for the Minnesota Wild

For the first part of the 2011-12 season, the Minnesota Wild looked as though they were going to be one of the best teams in the NHL.  Thanks mostly to […]

2012 NHL Mock Draft

A June 2012 NHL Mock Draft

Now that the 2011-2012 NHL season has wrapped up, and the Los Angeles Kings have won the Stanley Cup, the next big event for hockey fans to look forward to […]

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Top 5 Potential Draft Day Risers

In the newfound age of online hockey fanaticism, the annual NHL entry draft has become an event of much anticipation. The months leading up to draft day consist of endless pages […]

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2012 NHL Mock Draft

Who Should the Flyers Select in the First Round?

It was only a few weeks ago that the Philadelphia Flyers were eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs but already the team has been busy planning how it can get […]

Ottawa's Cody Ceci leads all OHL Defensemen in scoring (Aaron Bell/CHL Images)

Buffalo Sabres Draft Strategy Part 2

After the Stanley Cup playoffs, one of the most exciting times for hockey fans (especially fans whose teams failed to make the playoffs) is the NHL Entry Draft. It’s a chance […]