Quebec Major Junior 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 · 0 comments · 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
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 · 0 comments · CHL, QMJHL
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
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
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
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
Zach Fucale has excelled in the QMJHL and has been an integral part of the Halifax Mooseheads' success. (theqmjhl.ca)

Zach Fucale and Drafting A Goaltender in the First Round

Zach Fucale isn’t the Halifax Mooseheads’ star player.

But really, no one else is, either. It’s not because Fucale isn’t good enough to be the star; it’s more about Fucale being one of three elite players on Halifax’s roster. And one who’ll probably be gone by the time the first round of the NHL draft concludes.

by · May 17, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, NHL Entry Draft, Prospects, QMJHL
Zach Fucale is the top ranked goaltender for the NHL Entry Draft  [photo: David Chan]

2013 NHL Draft Spotlight: The Masked Men

The NHL Entry Draft is little more than a month away, and as usual there is a flood of interest in 2013 mock drafts, player profiles and NHL team needs. Most of the […]

Nathan MacKinnon and Jonathan Drouin: the Halifax Mooseheads dynamic duo. (Mike Dembeck)

2013 CHL MasterCard Memorial Cup Preview

The 2013 MasterCard Memorial Cup gets underway this Friday in Saskatoon with the hometown Blades getting things started against the London Knights. There are plenty of interesting storylines in this […]

by · May 16, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, OHL, Prospects, QMJHL, WHL
Laurent Dauphin [photo: David Chan]

Laurent Dauphin – The Next Ones: 2013 NHL Draft Prospect Profile

Laurent Dauphin THW Closeup: Team: Chicoutimi Sagueneens Birthdate: March 26, 1995 Hometown: Repentigny, QC Height: 6′ 0″  Weight: 166lbs Position: Centre Shoots: Left Twitter: @flippers27 THW Ranking: 30th CS Final Ranking: 28th (North […]

by · May 6, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft, Prospects, QMJHL