Connor McDavid: Exceptionally talented prospect eligible for the 2015 NHL Draft (Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

Connor McDavid Could Be the Senators’ Only Hope

Why Sens Fans Should Buy into the Connor McDavid Hype No fan should ever openly wish for their team to tank in order to land a high draft pick and […]

Leon Draisaitl, Aaron Ekblad, Sam Reinhart (Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports)

Could Draisaitl Be The First To End Oilers Calder Trophy Drought?

It’s hardly a lock and the season has yet to start but one interesting question on Oiler fans minds has to be whether or not Leon Draisaitl (3rd overall 2014) […]

Wayne Simmonds (Matthew McPherson/en.wikipedia)

Do LA Kings Have a Draft Day Secret?

#108824801 / gettyimages.com It’s something the Los Angeles Kings do two times more than the rest of the NHL. It’s yielded talent like Trevor Lewis, Wayne Simmonds, Alec Martinez, and Tanner […]

Connor McDavid: Exceptionally talented prospect eligible for the 2015 NHL Draft (Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

Suggested NHL Draft System: Honour for Connor

Guest post by Kelvin Eisses edited by Chris Ralph Fail for Nail is Out – Honour for Connor is In A couple of years back I explored several options to […]

by · July 23, 2014 · 10 comments · NHL Entry Draft
Connor McDavid: Exceptionally talented prospect eligible for the 2015 NHL Draft (Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

2015 NHL Draft Rankings War Room: First Look

by Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW) The 2015 NHL Draft Rankings War Room: First Look brings you the Top 60 ranked prospects as compiled by THW’s Eastern Canada based hockey bird […]

by · July 15, 2014 · 2 comments · NHL Entry Draft
Mikael Backlund (Icon SMI)

Calgary Flames: First Round Failures And Redemption

On May 25, 1989, the Calgary Flames won their first Stanley Cup, winning the sixth game of their final series against the Montreal Canadiens. They became the first (and ended […]

by · July 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames, NHL Entry Draft
Connor McDavid (Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

2015 NHL Draft: An Early Look at the Top 10

The NHL Entry Draft is one of the big dates everyone circles on the NHL calendar. Each team and fans of them get to predict and analyze which player best […]

by · July 10, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft, Prospects
Adrian Kempe (Photo: Håkan-Nordström)

The Los Angeles Kings 2014 Draft Class: Down and Dirty

The recently-crowned Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings practice a blue collar, grind-it-out style that’s oddly refreshing in the wide open Western Conference. Fancy passing? Try Chicago or Vancouver if […]

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Top 10 Minnesota Wild Draft Picks

With the 2014 NHL Entry Draft behind us and free agency opening, let’s take a look back at Minnesota’s short history and pick the ten best Wild draft picks in […]

2014 NHL Entry Draft Floor [photo: Amy Irvin]

What Happens to Undrafted Hockey Players?

Seconds tick by, then minutes, then hours. Patience turns to nervousness which turns to anguish. They’ve waited their entire lives to prove to 30 franchises that they’re good enough and […]

by · June 30, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft
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Oilers Swing For The Fences In 2014 NHL Draft

With the 2014 NHL Draft in the books the Edmonton Oilers went off the board on several picks and even took a few players that were in their second and […]

Joshua Ho-Sang was viewed as a controversial player by many teams, but he was simply too good to be passed on when Garth Snow traded back into the first round for a late selection. (Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports)

Joshua Ho-Sang Just What the Islanders Needed

The way it was looking, Joshua Ho-Sang wasn’t even sure he was going to be drafted in the first round. Almost every team had passed on him at that point […]