Haydn Fleury (Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports)

Tournament Time for Hurricanes Prospects

It’s September and it’s tournament time for Carolina Hurricanes prospects. The 2014 NHL Prospects Tournament will be held September 12-16, in Traverse City, MI.  Hurricanes media staff announced that the […]

Coyotes Asst GM Brad Treliving

The Calgary Flames Are Quietly Having a Great Summer

It’s been a long time since the hockey community could look at anything the Calgary Flames did without a great deal of confusion. Nearly four years of counter-intuitive decisions from the […]

by · August 25, 2014 · 2 comments · Calgary Flames, Prospects
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Devils Prospect Damon Severson Continues to Rapidly Develop

Defense wins championships and the New Jersey Devils have featured many prominent names on their blue line. From captain Scott Stevens to a pair of homegrown defensemen in Scott Niedermayer […]

Justin Dowling (Ross Bonander / THW)

Dallas Stars’ Top 5 Sleeper Prospects

Fresh off of their AHL affiliate, the Texas Stars, winning the 2014 Calder Cup Championship as the AHL’s top team, it’s safe to say that the Dallas Stars have a […]

by · August 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Dallas Stars, Prospects
The kid has wheels, moves, and just needs some time to hone his craft. (Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports)

Jets Have a Stockpile of Good Prospects at Every Position

Hutchison, Ehlers, Morrissey, best of a great group of prospects for the Winnipeg Jets Presently, the Jets are in a bad situation. They have one of the worst starting goaltenders […]

by · August 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Prospects, Winnipeg Jets
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Minnesota Wild: Top 5 Prospects

Over the years prior to 2012, the Minnesota Wild had stockpiled perhaps the best farm system around due to their multiple below average seasons. Their pool of prospects included a […]

by · August 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild, Prospects
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World Juniors: 5 Players That Won’t be Available for Canada

With Canada just finishing up their one week summer evaluation camp, it gives everyone a preview of what the potential team could look like. 41 players, 11 returnees from 2014, were […]

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3 Sharks Prospects Ready to Seize NHL Opportunity

The start of NHL training camps are well over a month away but the jockeying for playing time among young players hoping to make NHL rosters is a constant competition. […]

by · August 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Prospects, San Jose Sharks
Cody Eakin (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

The Dallas Stars And The WHL: Their Family Tree

  Familiarity breeds contempt. And, sometimes, successful hockey teams. Familiarity is nothing new in hockey, and it makes a lot of sense as to why. The better you understand a […]

by · July 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Dallas Stars, Prospects
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How the Sharks Can Rebuild From Within

Rarely does one see a team finish with north of 100-points and have their off-season marred by the word “rebuild”. It just doesn’t happen. Then again, all bets are off […]

by · July 21, 2014 · 6 comments · Prospects, San Jose Sharks
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Thoughts From Penguins Prospects Scrimmage

The Pittsburgh Penguins held their annual prospects development camp this past week, having begun on Tuesday. Saturday afternoon, they concluded with a scrimmage. I was able to attend the game, […]

Nail Yakupov (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

The Most Mishandled Prospects, Part III: The Russian “Enigmas”

Part I: Gilbert Brule & Alexander Burmistrov Part II: Nino Niederreiter & Josh Bailey Nail Yakupov, RW, Edmonton Oilers (1st overall pick, 2012) The year before his draft year, Nail […]

by · July 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Prospects