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
Photo Credit: Anthony Buck/Anthony Buck Images

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
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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
Matt Finn (Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

Was Matthew Finn The Steal Of The 2012 NHL Entry Draft?

Heading into the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, Guelph Stotm defenseman Matthew Finn was ranked 13th overall by the International scouting Service, while The Hockey News had Finn ranked 18th overall […]

by · November 3, 2012 · 4 comments · OHL, Prospects, Toronto Maple Leafs
Connecticut Whale Edge Albany Devils In Shootout

Connecticut Whale Edge Albany Devils In Shootout

Stats are like a model in a bikini, they show a lot but not everything.  Case in point, out shooting a team by a count of 44-16 and falling in […]

by · November 3, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Minor League Report, New Jersey Devils, New York Rangers, Prospects
Providence Bruins’ Coach Cassidy Reflects on Goalie Hutchinson’s Difficulties

Providence Bruins’ Coach Cassidy Reflects on Goalie Hutchinson’s Difficulties

  Friday night, Providence Bruins goaltender Michael Hutchinson took home his fourth ‘L’ of the season in the Baby B’s 3-2 loss to the Worcester Sharks at the Dunk. With […]

by · November 3, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Boston Bruins, Minor League Report, Prospects
Michael Hutchinson of the Providence Bruins (Photo Courtesy of Alan Sullivan/Providence Bruins)

Providence Bruins Stumble through Season’s Opening Month

  One month into the 2012-13 AHL season, the Providence Bruins are struggling to gain traction in a league filled with talent-laden rosters from the locked-out NHL. Commencing the 2012-13 […]

by · November 2, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Boston Bruins, Minor League Report, Prospects, Uncategorized
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