The 2014 City of Brotherly Love NHL Draft Floor, Philadelphia (Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports)

NHL Central Scouting’s Final Rankings Combined

by Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW) Rationale Behind the Combined Rankings As you are aware, NHL Central Scouting produces a segregated set of rankings. That is, they are separated based on North […]

Dylan Strome of the Erie Otters [photo: OHL Images]

NHL Draft War Room April Rankings: Top 13 Surging Prospects

by Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW) To go with the release of THW’s April War Room Draft Rankings as well as NHL Central Scoutings’ Final Rankings Combined, here are thirteen prospects whose stock […]

Nick Merkley: one of the top forwards available for the 2015 NHL Draft. (Photo by Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)

NHL Draft War Room April Rankings: 7 Sliding Stocks

by Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW) To go with the release of THW’s April War Room Draft Rankings as well as NHL Central Scoutings’ Final Rankings Combined, here are seven prospects […]

Connor McDavid: Top prize for the NHL draft lottery winner (Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

2015 NHL Mock Draft: Lottery Edition

This year’s draft lottery unfolds Saturday, April 18 at 8 p.m., EST with the results announced live prior the start of Game 2 of the Penguins-Rangers First Round series.   […]

Kyle Connor: The It Factor of the 2015 NHL Draft (Photo: Dan & Margaret Hickling)

Kyle Connor: The It Factor of the 2015 NHL Draft

by Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW)  NHL Draft War Room: Kyle Connor Ranked #13 – March 15, THW’s War Room Rankings View image | gettyimages.com Hashtag: #MrIT Team: #18, Youngstown, […]

Ivan Provorov amongst the top defenseman available for the 2015 NHL entry draft. (Photo: Dan and Margaret Hickling)

Ivan Provorov a Russian Factor in the 2015 NHL Draft

by Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW) NHL Draft War Room: Ivan Provorov Ranked #12 – March 2015 War Room Rankings Hashtag: #MrNHLReady Team: #9, Brandon, WHL Position: Defense Shoots: Left […]

Power forward Lawson Crouse is regarded very highly as his place in NHL Central Scouting's Midterm rankings depitcts. (OHL Images)

The 2015 NHL Draft’s “Every Coach’s Dream”: Lawson Crouse

 by Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW) NHL Draft War Room: Lawson Crouse Ranked #11 – Mar-15 Rankings Hashtag: #EveryCoaches’Dream Team: #67, Kingston, OHL Position: Left Wing Shoots: Left Height: 6’3 […]

Quebec Remparts goaltender Callum Booth  is one of the top 2015 NHL draft eligible goalies. (Jonathan Roy/Quebec Remparts)

2015 NHL Draft: Top 5 Goaltenders

This year’s draft class of goaltenders doesn’t feature any probable future superstars, however there are several prospects who many teams would definitely take a chance on. In all, it looks […]

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Noah Hanifin (Photo: Ellen Delucia/USA Hockey)

2015 NHL Draft: Top 15 Defensemen

With the Draft Lottery just about two weeks away, and the real show in two months time, speculation on prospects is beginning to ramp up. Final draft rankings are coming […]

by · April 6, 2015 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft, Prospects
2015 NHL Draft: Top 30 Forwards

2015 NHL Draft: Top 30 Forwards

With the Draft Lottery quickly approaching, commencing on April 18th, we will soon know who will own the coveted 1st overall pick in this ever important draft. Then, about two […]

by · April 6, 2015 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft, Prospects
Timo Meier [Photo: David Chan]

Is Timo Meier the Top QMJHL 2015 NHL Draft Prospect?

by Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW) NHL Draft War Room: Timo Meier – The Pizza Guy – He Delivers the Works Ranked #10 – March 2015 Rankings Hashtag: #TheWorks Team: #96, Halifax, […]

Connor McDavid is the inevitable pick at number one, but are teams tanking for him? (Photo: OHL Images)

Has Sarnia Solved The Mystery Of McDavid?

For the Erie Otters, this season’s OHL playoffs is championship or bust.  When you have top end talent on your roster, players such as Connor McDavid, Dylan Strome, Nick Baptiste, […]

by · April 2, 2015 · 0 comments · News/Commentary, Prospects