Western Hockey League

Seattle's Shea Theodore is a top ranked NHL Draft prospect (photo Seattle Thunderbirds)

NHL Draft Prospect Shea Theodore is Slinging it in Seattle

The Western Hockey League has been churning out high end defensive talent for some time now. Players like Shea Weber to last year’s second overall pick Ryan Murray all hit […]

by · March 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, NHL Entry Draft, Prospects, WHL
Seth Jones (Image Courtesy of TheHockeyGuys.net)

Draft Watch 2013: Top 10 WHL Players

Previous Draft Watch 2013 Articles: Draft Watch 2013: Top 10 OHL Players   In modern day draft history, the Western Hockey League has produced some outstanding NHL players. Traditionally known […]

Scott Niedermayer Honoured by the Kamloops Blazers

Scott Niedermayer Honoured by the Kamloops Blazers

This is a guest post written by Adam Williams   Scott Niedermayer sits at a table at the head of the Kamloops Blazers board room, on his right sits Mark […]

by · January 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Player Profiles, WHL
Nathan MacKinnon (Ryan Taplin/Metro Halifax News)

2013 CHL NHL Top Prospects Game Preview

The puck drop for the 2013 CHL NHL Top Prospects game has almost arrived as scouts converge to take in the talent available for the upcoming NHL Entry Draft. The […]

by · January 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · OHL, Player Profiles, Prospects, QMJHL, WHL
Sabres prospects at the World Junior Hockey Championship

Sabres prospects at the World Junior Hockey Championship

With the World Junior Hockey Championships (WJHC) underway from Ufa, Russia, it is a good time to take a look at some of the potential stars of the future for […]

Cole Cassels: playmaking 2013 NHL draft eligible forward hoping to follow in the footsteps of his father Andrew to the big league, but plays the game his own way. (Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

NHL 2013 Draft War Room Top 90 December Rankings (Part 9: 81-90)

Guest post by Eldon MacDonald   This is the last in a series of nine postings of the top 90 prospects for the 2013 NHL draft.   Background 1. Round 3, […]

by · December 28, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, International Hockey, National Juniors, OHL, Prospects, QMJHL, WHL
Owen Sound Attack power forward Zach Nastasiuk is an intriguing prospect for the 2013 NHL entry draft (OHL Images)

NHL 2013 Draft War Room Top 90 December Rankings (Part 8: 71-80)

Guest post by Eldon MacDonald   This is the eighth in a series of nine postings of the top 90 prospects for the 2013 NHL draft. The players ranked 71 to […]

by · December 27, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, International Hockey, National Juniors, OHL, Prospects, QMJHL, WHL
Ryan Strome is just one player that will be rising through the Isles' system in the coming years, and there will surely be many more.

New York Islanders Prospects Headline at 2013 World Juniors

A trio of Islanders prospects will be on display at the 2013 WJHC. Ryan Strome and Ville Pokka return to the tournament while Griffin Reinhart debuts.

by · December 27, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders, OHL, WHL, World Junior Hockey Championship
The draft is just a month away. What will you do that weekend along with the hockey? (2013 NHL Draft / File Photo)

NHL Draft 2013: Top 90 Midseason Prospect Rankings

With the World Junior Championship upon us, it officially marks the midseason on this year’s hockey schedule. Check out Shawn Reznik’s midseason rankings.

by · December 26, 2012 · 4 comments · CHL, National Juniors, OHL, Prospects, QMJHL, WHL
Nathan MacKinnon and Jonathan Drouin: the Halifax Mooseheads dynamic duo. (Mike Dembeck)

World Juniors 2013: Team Canada – The Forwards

Rise and shine, Canada. Given the offensive talent on this team, they should be worth getting up bright and early for. Let’s take a look at Canada’s forwards in the first article of a two-part series.

by · December 18, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, International Hockey, OHL, QMJHL, WHL, World Junior Hockey Championship
(Dustin Bradford/Icon SMI)

World Junior Journal: Did Team Canada Brass Get Final Roster Right?

CALGARY – Team Canada named its final 23 man roster today, releasing the last eight players that will not join the team across the pond to Ufa, Russia for the […]

Kamloop Blazers forward JC Lipon hopes to duplicate Tanner Pearson in getting drafted for the first time in his third year of eligibility (WHL.ca)

JC Lipon This Year’s Tanner Pearson?

Last year the feel good story for Canada at the World Junior Championships, and in junior hockey for that matter, was Tanner Pearson. The Barrie Colts forward who had been passed over […]

by · December 12, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, International Hockey, Player Profiles, Prospects, WHL, World Junior Hockey Championship