December 22nd, 2014 In National Juniors, NCAA 0 comments

This time last year, much of the narrative going into the 2014 World Junior Championship was around two underage players who would be competing for the top spot in the 2015 NHL Draft: Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel. The two youngsters put on a show, each performing well in equally disappointing showings by the nation's they compete for. Going...

December 15th, 2014 In National Juniors, World Junior Hockey Championship 0 comments

Team Canada's U-20 World Junior team made their first round of cuts this weekend and has their roster starting to take shape. Released Sunday evening were defensemen Travis Sanheim of the Calgary Hitmen and Owen Sound’s Chris Bigras, who was a returnee from last year's team, and forwards Remi Elie (Belleville), Nick Baptiste (Erie) and...

July 10th, 2013 In Florida Panthers, National Juniors 0 comments

It may not have been one of the more high profile selections of the 2013 NHL Draft, June 30, in New Jersey, but for 19-year-old defenseman Mackenzie Weegar being selected by the Florida Panthers in the seventh round (206 overall) was still a dream come true. “It was great when I heard my name called at the draft,” said Weegar. “It was a...

July 7th, 2013 In Arizona Coyotes, College Hockey, International Hockey, National Juniors, USHL 2 comments

"My dad is from Detroit and played his entire life.  So right when I could walk he put me in skates.  Ever since then, that is what I have wanted to do on a daily basis." That's how Zac Larraza's hockey story begins.  It has had its ebbs and flows, but Larraza is fortunate enough to be living a fairy tale of sorts. You see, not many...

April 22nd, 2013 In National Juniors, NHL Entry Draft, Player Profiles, Uncategorized 0 comments

William Carrier THW Close-Up: Date of birth: 12/20/1994 Place of birth: Lasalle, Quebec Height: 6’2″ Weight: 205 Shoots: Left Position: Left wing Twitter Handle: None NHL Draft Eligibility: 2013 1st year eligible THW Ranking (April 2013): 38 Other Rankings: ISS: Not ranked CSS (N.A. skaters): 18 Future...

April 13th, 2013 In College Hockey, National Juniors 0 comments

PITTSBURGH -- No NCAA Championship game since 1968 has gone scoreless through two periods.  Yale and Quinnipiac came close. They played 39 minutes and 56 seconds of entertaining, yet scoreless hockey before Yale's Clinton Bourbonais finally tipped a puck through Eric Hartzell's five hole for a lead they would never relinquish, winning the...

March 12th, 2013 In Minor League Report, Montreal Canadiens, National Juniors, Uncategorized 0 comments

Now that Alex Galchenyuk has graduated with the Montreal Canadiens, Habs fans have definitely turned their attention to the NHL. However, let's not forget all the quality prospects that Trevor Timmins and his excellent scouting staff drafted in recent years. Let's have a look at all the North American prospects that are worth watching in the CHL...

January 10th, 2013 In National Juniors, News, Prospects, Washington Capitals 0 comments

As the calendar hits 2013, there are still questions on how a shortened NHL season will play out. Regardless, the Washington Capitals made great strides over the past year, including key additions to their prospect pool including Tom Wilson and Filip Forsberg along with a big year in goal by potential Capitals goalie of the future, Braden Holtby....

January 5th, 2013 In International Hockey, National Juniors, World Junior Hockey Championship 0 comments

John Gibson and his mesmerizing play carried Team USA to a 3-1 gold medal victory over Team Sweden in the 2013 World Junior Championship Saturday morning. Team USA won their second IIHF U-20 World Junior Championship in the last four years. No one was more responsible for Team USA’s gold medal celebration than Gibson. Gibson was better...

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