Canadian Hockey League

Nathan MacKinnon (Ryan Taplin/Metro Halifax News)

MacKinnon’s Success No Surprise to Former Junior Teammate

A ticket to see Nathan MacKinnon and his Colorado Avalanche teammates play these playoffs at home will, on average, cost $225 a seat to witness in person. Yet for one individual, […]

by · April 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche, QMJHL
Kevin Gagne with the Norfolk Admirals Photo Credit: (John Wright/Norfolk Admirals)

Kevin Gagne Blossoming with the Norfolk Admirals

There is no question about it–the Anaheim Ducks American League affiliate, the Norfolk Admirals, are built on a defensive foundation. Norfolk is currently home to some of the premier defenders […]

by · March 11, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Norfolk Admirals, QMJHL
Ivan Barbashev is a 2-way, Russian forward [photo: David Chan]

Top 10 QMJHL Prospects

The QMJHL has always produced some phenomenal talent.  This year may not be nearly as impressive for the QMJHL in terms of bonafide talent, but the first few names on […]

by · February 27, 2014 · 1 comment · NHL Entry Draft, QMJHL, Top 10 Lists
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Former Sabre Peter Ambroziak Turns Attention To Coaching

There are many players who move around the various hockey leagues in North America, including Peter Ambroziak. But the Ottawa native is putting his travels to good use. While he […]

by · February 27, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Buffalo Sabres, OHL
Aaron Ekblad is a strong contender for #1 overall in the 2014 NHL Draft (Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

Top 10 OHL Draft Prospects

Believe it or not, the 2014 NHL Draft is only four months away.  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania will host this year’s ceremony and there are some pretty big names from all around […]

by · February 25, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft, OHL, Prospects, Top 10 Lists
Portland's Chase De Leo could be a steal in the 2014 NHL Draft (WHL photo)

WHL Top Draft Prospects

As we move into February the 2014 NHL Draft season is in full swing. The World Juniors have finished along with the CHL Prospect game and now scouts and draft-nicks […]

by · January 30, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Prospects, WHL
The London Knights are 2013 OHL champions. (Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

Maple Leafs Pick Rupert Talks Knights, Memorial Cup

Ryan Rupert admits it; he’s changed his game. “All the suspensions they’ve laid out, you’ve got to just take a step back and control yourself”, said the 19 year-old winger, […]

by · January 18, 2014 · 1 comment · CHL, OHL
Anthony Duclair [photo: David Chan]

QMJHL Players get Late Christmas Gift

Jonathan Diaby, Emile Poirier and Anthony Duclair have all been signed to their first professional contracts by their NHL clubs. The teenagers are each having successful seasons so far in […]

by · January 6, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, QMJHL
Mathew Dumba (Darren Aucoin/Flickr)

WHL: Can Mathew Dumba Push the Portland Winterhawks Over the Top?

Tuesday morning the Portland Winterhawks acquired the rights to Minnesota Wild defenseman Mathew Dumba from the Red Deer Rebels. In return they sent forward Presten Kopeck and conditional picks in […]

by · December 10, 2013 · 3 comments · CHL, WHL
Eric Staal (Photo by Andy Martin Jr)

Did The 2005 NHL Lockout Help Make The 2003 Draft Class Great?

When it comes to the annual NHL Entry Draft, few draft years are held in such high esteem as the class of 2003.

Connor Brown (Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

Erie Otters: From Outhouse to Penthouse

The Erie Otters have gone from bottom to top of the heap in short order. Languishing in the OHL’s cellar the last few seasons, that is no longer the case, […]

by · November 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · OHL, Prospects
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Q & A with Carter Rigby of the Kelowna Rockets

The NHL season is only a month old – roughly 20 percent done. Many would argue that it’s probably too early to start talking about the 2014 NHL draft, which […]

by · November 20, 2013 · 1 comment · Prospects, WHL