Canadian Hockey League

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
(Marissa Baecker / shootthebreeze.ca)

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
Maple Leaf Prospects Update

Maple Leaf Prospects Update

Prospects Update will be a bi-weekly feature that will check in on a few of the Leafs top performing prospects. The third edition looks at a Marlie leading all D-men […]

by · November 19, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Prospects, QMJHL, Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Marlies
Don't look now but Curtis Lazar could trade his Oil Kings jersey for a Sens jersey this year. (photo whl.ca)

WHL Power Rankings: November 19th

The Western Hockey League regular season has passed the quarter pole and we are beginning to learn some things. We know that the U.S. Division is the league’s toughest from […]

by · November 19, 2013 · 1 comment · CHL, WHL
Joe Louis Arena 28 Nov 2010 (Monica McAlister / THW)

Athanasiou: The Red Wings’ Newest Young Gun

The Red Wings skated off the ice in Long Island on Saturday trying to hide their disappointment of another week filled with losses. Dating back to November 4, the Wings […]

by · November 18, 2013 · 1 comment · Detroit Red Wings, OHL
The Lewiston Maineiacs: Maine’s Lost Team

The Lewiston Maineiacs: Maine’s Lost Team

The state of Maine has always had a rich hockey tradition. The Portland Pirates have been a mainstay for over twenty years, the University of Maine Black Bears have been […]

by · November 7, 2013 · 2 comments · Hockey History, QMJHL
Matt Finn (Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

Maple Leafs Prospects Update

Prospects Update will be a bi-weekly feature that will check in on a few of the Leafs top performing prospects. This week we look at one OHL defenseman and an […]

by · November 5, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · OHL, Prospects, Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Marlies
Kamloops and Lethbridge have had a rough go so far this year (photo whl.ca)

WHL Power Rankings: November 1st

The Western Hockey League season is starting to pick up steam and we are starting to see teams settle into what they will end up being. There were some big […]

by · November 1, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, Other Leagues, WHL