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Dougie Hamilton won the Max Kaminsky Trophy as the OHL's top defenceman.  (Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

Hockey Canada Will Have Tough Decisions on Defence

  One of the most watched sporting events in Canada, the World Junior Hockey Championships have become a holiday tradition. This year’s tournament may be one of the most watched […]

by · November 27, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, International Hockey, OHL, QMJHL, WHL, World Junior Hockey Championship
(Steven Christy/OKC Barons)

NHL Lockout Could Provide Impressive Depth Up Front for Canada

There are certainly not a lot of positives when talking about the NHL lockout.  It is usually talked about with frustration and negativity, and in some cases apathy. However one […]

by · November 22, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, International Hockey, OHL, Prospects, QMJHL, WHL, World Junior Hockey Championship
Nathan MacKinnon (Ryan Taplin/Metro Halifax News)

From the Scouting Notebook: 2013 NHL Entry Draft Rankings

The atmosphere in rinks around the globe are beginning to intensify as draft eligible players start out on their journey to realize their dreams of being selected by an NHL […]

Hunter Shinkaruk celebrates another goal (photo whl.ca)

Hunter Shinkaruk 2013 NHL Draft Prospect

It seems that when NHL Draft pundits talk about the best players in the WHL they focus on one of the many great defensemen that the league has produced. While […]

by · November 20, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, Prospects, WHL
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