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Nathan MacKinnon and Jonathan Drouin. (David Chan)

A June 2013 NHL Mock Draft

Mock drafts can become an addiction. You read one on one site, then you move on to the next one. Here’s a June 2013 NHL mock draft.

by · June 21, 2013 · 1 comment · CHL, NHL Entry Draft, Prospects
Greg Chase, left, of the Calgary Hitmen. (Shoot the Breeze Photography)

NHL Draft: Under-the-Radar WHL Prospects

Last week, we looked at under-the-radar prospects from the Ontario Hockey League.

Now, let’s take a look at five Western Hockey League prospects who aren’t yet household names, but are looking forward to hearing their name called on June 30 in New Jersey.

by · June 19, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, NHL Entry Draft, Prospects, WHL
Jonathan Drouin and Nathan MacKinnon at the Top Prospects Practice [photo: David Chan]

NHL 2013 Draft War Room: Top 30 QMJHL Prospects

by Eldon MacDonald 2013 NHL Draft: Year of the “Q” Every year, or so it seems, the NHL draft prospects from the QMJHL seemed to be looked down upon compared […]

by · June 19, 2013 · 1 comment · NHL Entry Draft, QMJHL
(Marilyn Indahl-US PRESSWIRE)

The CHL’s New Goalie Rule: Potential Advantages for Other Leagues?

Yesterday, I was listening to XM Radio’s Hockey Unfiltered from the NHL Network. Justin Goldman of the Goalie Guild and Todd Lewis and they were talking about the CHL’s new […]

by · June 17, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, College Hockey
Fans of the Seattle Thunderbirds need their team to stay. (Shoot the Breeze Photography)

NHL to Seattle: Would the Thunderbirds Be Forced Out?

With reports of the National Hockey League relocating the Phoenix Coyotes to Seattle, concern has risen for one of the Canadian Hockey League’s western markets.

by · June 16, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, News/Commentary, Phoenix Coyotes, The Business of Hockey, WHL
Carter Verhaeghe (Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

NHL Draft: Under-the-Radar OHL Prospects

The point of the NHL Entry Draft isn’t to pick an elite superstar first overall and then go home. It’s a new time to shine. Here are five under-the-radar OHL prospects to watch at the NHL draft.

by · June 11, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft, OHL, Prospects
Ryan Kujawinski was the fourth overall pick in the 2011 OHL Priority Selection but he found himself relegated to fourth-line duty.  Photo courtesy of Aaron Bell/OHLImages

Ryan Kujawinski – The Next Ones: 2013 NHL Draft Prospect Profile

Ryan Kujawinski THW Close-Up: Team: Kingston Frontenacs (OHL) Birthdate: March 30, 1995 Hometown: Iroquois Falls, Ontario Height: 6’2″   Weight: 205 lbs Position: Centre Shoots: Left NHL Draft Eligibility: 2013 Twitter: […]

by · June 10, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft, OHL
Curtis Lazar (Shoot the Breeze Photography)

Curtis Lazar: Offensive Sniper or Character Forward?

There are characters in movies with defined roles, ones whose positions are clear as day.

And there are characters of hockey such as Curtis Lazar, characters who nobody can truly figure out.

by · June 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, NHL Entry Draft, Player Profiles, Prospects, WHL
Tampa Bay's average attendance is high. Why does no one know? (Matthew Paulson)

NHL Draft Set to Refuel Passion in Sunbelt Markets

Jonathan Drouin, Seth Jones, and Nate MacKinnon have dominated the Canadian Hockey League this season. They’ve done it surrounded by analysis, expectations, and media pressure. All three of them have that in common. But only two of them are expected to end up in Sunbelt markets come June 30.

And those sunny, southern cities are about to receive a massive shipment of elite talent.

by · May 31, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, NHL Entry Draft, Prospects
Sean Monahan of the Ottawa 67's [photo: David Chan]

Sean Monahan – The Next Ones: 2013 NHL Draft Prospect Profile

Sean Monahan THW Close-Up: Team: Ottawa 67′s (OHL) Birthdate: October 12, 1994 Hometown: Brampton, Ontario Height: 6’2″  Weight: 195 lbs Position: Centre Shoots: Left NHL Draft Eligibility: 2013 Twitter: @monahan20 THW […]

by · May 31, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft, OHL
(Terry Wilson/OHL Images.)

Max Domi – The Next Ones: 2013 NHL Draft Prospect Profile

  Max Domi THW Close-Up: Team: London Knights (OHL) Birthdate: March 2, 1995 Hometown: Toronto, Ontario Height: 5’10″  Weight: 190 lbs Position: Centre/Left Wing Shoots: Left NHL Draft Eligibility: 2013 Twitter: […]

by · May 23, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft, OHL
Nick Baptiste (Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

Nick Baptiste – The Next Ones: 2013 NHL Draft Prospect Profile

Nick Baptiste THW Close-Up: Team: Sudbury Wolves (OHL) Birthdate: August 4, 1995 Hometown: Ottawa, ON Height: 6’1″ Weight: 200 lbs Position: Right Wing Shoots: Right Draft Eligibility: 2013 1st year eligible Twitter: […]

by · May 20, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft, OHL