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Jared Knight of the Providence Bruins. (Bob Mand/THW)

Jared Knight Ready to Drop the Puck on His Pro Career with the Providence Bruins

Few members of the Providence Bruins enter this season as highly-touted as forward Jared Knight. Knight, the Boston Bruins second pick in 2010 – 32nd overall – spent each of […]

by · October 12, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Boston Bruins, Minor League Report, OHL, Prospects
Connor McDavid (Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

Connor McDavid Impresses Early: What Makes Him Exceptional?

As unbelievable as it may sound to some, a 15-year-old is making his mark just a few games into his OHL career. And yet, to those who know the name of Connor McDavid, it really isn’t much of a surprise.

Michael Houser (CHL Images)

The Next Undrafted Gems? Andrey Makarov & Michael Houser

Andrey Makarov and Michael Houser were glossed over during the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, but that doesn’t mean they won’t strive to be NHL players one day.

Kujawinski has all the tools but has lacked consistency(OHL Images)

Career Year for Frontenacs’ Ryan Kujawinski

Ryan Kujawinski is in his NHL draft year, and sophomore season in the OHL with the Kingston Frontenacs. He was the fourth overall selection in the 2011 OHL Priority draft […]

Will Malcolm Subban be Canada's starting WJC goaltender? (Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

Boston Bruins Prospects – Fall 2012 Rankings: The Top Five

The Boston Bruins own a deep and talented prospect system. In the following rankings, I’ve listed the more than thirty Calder-eligible young men under contract or control of the Bruins’ […]

by · October 3, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Boston Bruins, OHL, Prospects
Ryan Murray (Aaron Bell/CHL Images)

Canadian World Juniors Benefit from NHL Lockout

The 2005 Canadian Under-20 World Junior team was dubbed the “best world junior team ever assembled” as Hockey Canada had the opportunity to handpick the nation’s best junior eligible players […]

Chris Kreider has certainly made quite some noise over his last several games, and fantasy managers are starting to take note. (Marc DesRosiers-US PRESSWIRE)

New York Rangers: Top Five Prospects to Watch in 2012-13

The New York Rangers were successful in recent years because of the amount of young players that were drafted and developed by their organization. While some of the Rangers top […]

by · October 2, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, CHL, Minor League Report, New York Rangers, OHL, Prospects, Top 10 Lists, WHL
On September 29, 2012, both OHL players named Connor Brown managed to score in the same game in an 8-1 win by the Ottawa 67's over the Erie Otters.  The elder Brown scored at 14:28 of the first period on the powerplay while the younger Brown scored at 15:02 of the third period.  As if the fact that this occurred was not incredible enough, both players share the jersey number 28.  (Terry Wilson/OHL Images; Valerie Wutti/Blitzen Photography)

OHL History: The Connor Brown Double Dip

Over the course of hockey history, it has not been too unusual to see players with the same name.  With the commonality of both first and last names, the chances […]

by · October 1, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, Hockey History, National Juniors, OHL, Prospects, Toronto Maple Leafs
Nail Yakupov: A Complicated Story (Metcalfe Photography)

Is Yakky Back? Making Sense of the Yakupov Situation

Over the past few days, Nail Yakupov has been making headlines after receiving word that he was suspended from playing in any more Kontinental Hockey League games until further notice. […]

by · September 27, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, Edmonton Oilers, International Hockey, KHL, National Juniors, News/Commentary, OHL, Prospects
Jonathan Huberdeau was an astute draft pick by the Florida Panthers; they hope to replicate success at the 2013 NHL Draft. (Aaron Bell/CHL Images)

The Florida Panthers Have An Incredibly Deep Prospect Pool

When someone is asked about elite NHL teams, the Florida Panthers aren’t usually one of the first to come to mind. However, if that same person were to be asked about teams with elite prospect pools, the Panthers should certainly be one of the first teams thought of.

by · September 24, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, CHL, Florida Panthers, OHL, Prospects, QMJHL, WHL
JC Campagna

3rd Time’s A Charm for JC Campagna

As the hockey pundits always say: “There is always next season.”  Those five words have become all too familiar for JC Campagna.  Having switched teams and leagues twice already, he […]

by · September 24, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, OHL, QMJHL
Ty Bilcke's 221 penalty minutes as an OHL rookie makes him one of the more truculent players available in the 2012 NHL Draft.  If he is picked by Minnesota, he can surely help take a load off of Matt Kassian and Clayton Stoner in the truculence department.  (Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

Fighting in the OHL

With the little progress made to end the NHL lockout, the Ontario Hockey League will receive much more attention throughout  the 2012-2013 season. Hockey fans will need their hockey fix […]

by · September 23, 2012 · 2 comments · CHL, OHL