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

Has Connor McDavid Finally Met His Match?

The 2015 OHL Playoffs for the Erie Otters to this point has been the Connor McDavid show.  On the same day that Jack Eichel won the Hobey Baker as a […]

by · April 16, 2015 · 0 comments · News/Commentary, OHL
WHL Playoff Predictions: Round 2

WHL Playoff Predictions: Round 2

The first round of the WHL playoffs went pretty much as expected. With the second round starting Friday, nobody really knows what to expect. The matchups are intriguing and most […]

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Rourke Chartier of the WHL's Kelowna Rockets is in the running for one of the two remaining centre spots behind Sam Reinhart and Connor McDavid.

WHL Pre-Season Predictions Revisited

It’s getting to that time of the year, where you can look back on your pre-season predictions — for better or worse. Shortly after joining the THW team this fall, I […]

by · March 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Prospects, WHL
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Ottawa Senators Prospect Watch: CHL Edition

The road to the Memorial Cup begins every season with 60 teams across Canada and the United States asking themselves if they have what it takes to win it all.  […]

by · March 29, 2015 · 0 comments · CHL, Ottawa Senators
Joshua Ho-Sang was viewed as a controversial player by many teams, but he was simply too good to be passed on when Garth Snow traded back into the first round for a late selection. (Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports)

Josh Ho-Sang Still Facing Undeserved Criticism

“There are guys ahead of me who are nowhere near me.” Josh Ho-Sang’s comments in a Toronto Sun article just before the 2014 NHL draft were, for many hockey fans, […]

by · March 24, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders, OHL, Prospects
WHL Playoff Preview: Intriguing East, Predictable West

WHL Playoff Preview: Intriguing East, Predictable West

With about 10 games to go in the NHL regular season, the WHL playoffs are already upon us. From the drop of the puck back in September, the WHL standings […]

by · March 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Previews and Predictions, WHL
Will be tough to find a 2015 NHL Mock Draft without Connor McDavid going first overall. (Photo: OHL Images)

Q & A With Top Prospect Connor McDavid – Part 1

A couple of weeks back, after an Erie Otters victory, I can remember leaving the locker room area to head back up to the press box.  The sight that I […]

by · March 18, 2015 · 0 comments · News/Commentary, OHL
Flint Tropics Would Have Made Mockery of New OHL Team

Flint Tropics Would Have Made Mockery of New OHL Team

The long-awaited mascot, logo and jersey designs finally have been unveiled for the new OHL team moving to Flint, Michigan, next season. We are the Flint Firebirds! pic.twitter.com/gXvyUbZuOM — Flint […]

by · March 16, 2015 · 0 comments · CHL, OHL
Ryan's brother, Dylan Strome, is the top ranked forward over 6'2 in THW's 2015 NHL Draft War Room Rankings. (Photo: Dan & Margaret Hickling)

Q & A With Top Prospect Dylan Strome – Part 1

Connor McDavid is not the only Erie Otter making major headlines this season. Dylan Strome has certainly made a name for himself as well.  He along with McDavid have helped […]

by · March 13, 2015 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft, OHL
Will be tough to find a 2015 NHL Mock Draft without Connor McDavid going first overall. (Photo: OHL Images)

Just When You Think McDavid Can’t Do More

On Wednesday night, Connor McDavid did several things that he has never done in his 156 game OHL career.  Among his latest accomplishments, he got both his 1st hat trick […]

by · February 26, 2015 · 0 comments · OHL, Prospects
Will be tough to find a 2015 NHL Mock Draft without Connor McDavid going first overall. (Photo: OHL Images)

OHL Scoring Title: Marner, Strome…and McDavid?

When the news broke that Connor McDavid broke his hand in a fight, the main concern at the time was making sure he got healthy as quickly as possible.  Any […]

by · February 19, 2015 · 0 comments · OHL, Prospects
Eric Comrie will be one of the top goalies at this year's NHL Draft.(whl.ca)

WHL Roundup: Best of the West Poll is Back

It is one of the most anticipated lists of the hockey season — at least within WHL circles. After taking a one-year hiatus, the Best of the West poll returned […]

by · February 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Prospects, WHL