(Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Canada’s World Junior Team Taking Form

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 […]

(Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports)

Senators Should Lend Lazar for World Juniors

Before Curtis Lazar played his ninth NHL game this year, the Senators organization had a choice to make. Send him back to Western Canada to play for the Edmonton Oil […]

by · November 27, 2014 · 0 comments · National Juniors, Ottawa Senators
Mackenzie Weegar winds up from the point. One of his strengths is his shot from the blue line. (Darren Matte/The Hockey Writers)

Mackenzie Weegar: Florida Panthers’ Draft Pick Keeps Pushing Forward

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 · July 10, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Florida Panthers, National Juniors
Zac Larraza [photo: University of Denver Athletics]

Praising Arizona: The Coyotes and Their Local Impact

“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 […]

Carrier ranks second on the Screaming Eagles with 38 points (Source: Cape Breton Post)

William Carrier – The Next Ones: NHL 2013 Draft Prospect Profile

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 […]

by · April 22, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · National Juniors, NHL Entry Draft, Player Profiles, Uncategorized
Jeff Malcolm was the hero with a 36-save shutout

Yale Beats Quinnipiac 4-0 for First National Championship

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 […]

by · April 13, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · College Hockey, National Juniors
Joseph Pendenza spoke about the River Hawks' play at the 2014 Frozen Fenway events.[Photo Credit: Rich Gagnon]

Frozen Four News, Notes and Quotes

PITTSBURGH — Maybe this year’s Frozen Four should be renamed the Connecticut State Championship. Yale and Quinnipiac, two ECAC rivals and Connecticut neighbors, will meet for the National Championship on […]

by · April 12, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · National Juniors, Uncategorized
Jan Kostalek (Photo: Remi Senechal)

Jan Kostalek – The Next Ones: NHL 2013 Draft Prospect Profile

Jan Kostalek THW Close-Up: Date of birth: 2/17/1995 Place of birth: Prague, Czech Republic Height: 6’0″ Weight: 182 Shoots: Right Position: Defenseman Twitter Handle: None NHL Draft Eligibility: 2013 1st year […]

by · April 10, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · National Juniors, NHL Entry Draft, QMJHL
Brady Vail (windsorspitfires.com)

Montreal Canadiens: North American Prospects Worth Watching

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 […]

by · March 12, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Minor League Report, Montreal Canadiens, National Juniors, Uncategorized
Philipp Grubauer has definitely earned his shot at goaltending duties in Washington, especially with Braden Holtby and Michal Neuvirth struggling. (M. Richter-Capitals Outsider)

Washington Capitals Player Rankings: Long Term Prospects

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 […]

by · January 10, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · National Juniors, News/Commentary, Prospects, Washington Capitals
John Gibson (Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

John Gibson Golden as Team USA Wins 2013 World Junior Championship

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 […]

by · January 5, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, National Juniors, World Junior Hockey Championship
Behind Hockey Betting Lines: USA vs. Sweden

Behind Hockey Betting Lines: USA vs. Sweden

It has come down to this. Two teams will battle early in the morning for the 2013 World Junior Championship. Some will be hearty enough and wake up really early for the […]