Western Hockey League

Zachary Yuen (Shoot the Breeze Photography)

Zachary Yuen Interview: Getting ready for Yuen-sanity

In June of 2011, Zachary Yuen arrived in Minnesota on the eve of the NHL Draft, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed not knowing what to expect.  His chances of getting picked in […]

by · November 20, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, Prospects, WHL, Winnipeg Jets
Eric Comrie's injury might cause the goalie to fall a few spots in the draft, but it certainly won't affect his potential. (Photo: WHL.ca)

Tri-City’s Eric Comrie May be First Goalie Taken in 2013 NHL Draft

Without a doubt goalie is one of the most vital positions on a hockey club. You need look no further than the defending Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings for […]

by · November 12, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, Player Profiles, Prospects, WHL
P.K. Subban (Eric Bolte-US PRESSWIRE)

2007 NHL Draft: The 16 Defensemen Selected Before PK Subban

As a hockey fan, have you ever wondered what would have happened if your team had drafted a certain player instead of another? Like in 2000, when the New York […]

Subway Super Series chalked full of future NHL Superstars (Aaron Bell/CHL Images)

Subway Super Series Predictions: QMJHL/OHL/WHL vs Russia

It’s that time again…the 10 days where the best young players from the CHL and Russia come together to renew hockey’s biggest rivalry: Canada vs. Russia.  Tonight marks the first […]

by · November 5, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, International Hockey, OHL, QMJHL, Uncategorized, WHL
The Sarnia Sting will be without star forward Alex Galchenyuk until mid-November as he recovers from a knee injury (Aaron Bell/CHL Images)

7 CHL Prospects Worth Watching for the Montreal Canadiens

With the lack of talks between the NHL and the NHLPA, the entire 2012-13 season is on the brink of being wiped out. As a result, hockey fans from all-around […]

(Terry Wilson/OHL Images.)

An Early-Season 2013 NHL Mock Draft

Just because the National Hockey League’s locked out doesn’t mean there isn’t another NHL Draft coming up next June. Here’s The Hockey Writers’ first mock draft of the season.

Andrew Yogan (Aaron Bell/CHL Images)

New York Rangers: Five Under the Radar Prospects

In an earlier post, we listed the five best prospects in the New York Rangers farm system. Although the five prospects previously mentioned are the cream of the crop in […]

by · October 23, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, CHL, New York Rangers, OHL, Prospects, Top 10 Lists, WHL
Dougie Hamilton - Boston Bruins phenom. (Aaron Bell/CHL Images)

If Lockout Ends, Who Is Staying? Who Is Going?

  The 2012-13 NHL lockout has officially passed the one-month mark and as optimism continues to elevate with the owners, players and, most importantly, the fans, there could be a […]

by · October 18, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, CHL, OHL, Prospects, QMJHL, WHL
Michael Houser (CHL Images)

The Next Undrafted Gems? Andrey Makarov & Michael Houser

Andrey Makarov and Michael Houser were glossed over during the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, but that doesn’t mean they won’t strive to be NHL players one day.

Ryan Murray (Aaron Bell/CHL Images)

Canadian World Juniors Benefit from NHL Lockout

The 2005 Canadian Under-20 World Junior team was dubbed the “best world junior team ever assembled” as Hockey Canada had the opportunity to handpick the nation’s best junior eligible players […]

Chris Kreider has certainly made quite some noise over his last several games, and fantasy managers are starting to take note. (Marc DesRosiers-US PRESSWIRE)

New York Rangers: Top Five Prospects to Watch in 2012-13

The New York Rangers were successful in recent years because of the amount of young players that were drafted and developed by their organization. While some of the Rangers top […]

by · October 2, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, CHL, Minor League Report, New York Rangers, OHL, Prospects, Top 10 Lists, WHL
Jonathan Huberdeau was an astute draft pick by the Florida Panthers; they hope to replicate success at the 2013 NHL Draft. (Aaron Bell/CHL Images)

The Florida Panthers Have An Incredibly Deep Prospect Pool

When someone is asked about elite NHL teams, the Florida Panthers aren’t usually one of the first to come to mind. However, if that same person were to be asked about teams with elite prospect pools, the Panthers should certainly be one of the first teams thought of.

by · September 24, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, CHL, Florida Panthers, OHL, Prospects, QMJHL, WHL