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Mike McCarron [photo: Tom Sorensen]

NCAA Hockey: Summer of Decommitments

The summer is here and that means one thing, incoming players are making up their mind on where they’re going to play next season.  This is also the time of […]

by · July 11, 2013 · 2 comments · CHL, College Hockey
Mike McCarron [photo: Tom Sorensen]

NCAA Hockey: Will Michael McCarron go to WMU?

American Michael McCarron (Macomb, Michigan) was the one of four American’s prospects selected in the first round of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. Of those four American’s players selected in the first […]

by · July 8, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, College Hockey, Montreal Canadiens, OHL
Emile Poirier (Gatineau Olympiques)

Emile Poirier – The Next Ones: 2013 NHL Draft Prospect Profile

Emile Poirier THW Close-Up: Team: Gatineau Olympiques Birthdate: December 14, 1994 Hometown: Montreal, Quebec Height: 6’1″   Weight: 185 lbs Position: Left Wing Shoots: Left NHL Draft Eligibility: 2013 Twitter: @epoirier27 THW […]

by · June 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft, QMJHL
Remi Elie (Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

Remi Elie – The Next Ones: 2013 NHL Draft Prospect Profile

Remi Elie THW Close-Up: Date of birth: 04/16/1995 Place of birth: Green Valley ONT Ht: 6’1″     Wt: 203 Shoots: Left Position: Left wing NHL Draft Eligibility: 2013 1st year eligible Twitter: @Remi_Elie […]

by · June 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft, OHL
Photo courtesy whl.ca

Eric Roy – The Next Ones: NHL 2013 Draft Prospect Profile

Eric Roy THW Close-Up: Date of birth: 10/24/1994 Place of birth: Beauval, SASK Ht: 6’3″     Wt: 190 lbs Shoots: Left Position: D NHL Draft Eligibility: 2013 1st year eligible Twitter: @Royzy07  THW […]

by · June 26, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft, WHL
Josh Morrissey was one of the top puckmoving defenseman available for the 2013 NHL draft. [photo: David Chan]

Josh Morrissey: The Next Ones NHL Draft Profile

Josh Morrissey THW Close-Up: (Full name: Joshua T. Morrissey; aka J.T. and Josh Morrissey) Date of birth: 1995-Mar-28 Place of birth:  Calgary, AB Ht: 6’0  Wt: 185 lbs Shoots: Left Position: Defenseman NHL […]

by · June 24, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft, WHL
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 · Arizona Coyotes, CHL, News/Commentary, 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