Robby Fabbri (Terry Wilson /OHL Images)

Robby Fabbri Closes in on Roster Spot

The St. Louis Blues are quickly closing in on their final roster for the 2014-15 NHL season, but the coaching staff’s toughest decisions still lie ahead. One of the biggest […]

by · October 1, 2014 · 5 comments · Prospects, St Louis Blues
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NHL Preseason: Laughton, A Strong Candidate on Day 5

As the preseason continues, so does The Hockey Writers’ three stars mini-series featuring the top prospects from every day of training camp. With the staggering number of injuries suffered by […]

by · October 1, 2014 · 0 comments · Prospects
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Who Has a Shot to Strike Lightning?

On September 27th, the Tampa Bay Lightning made a gigantic cut to their training camp roster, reducing it from 64 to 36 players, reassigning 25 to Syracuse Crunch, their AHL […]

by · October 1, 2014 · 1 comment · Prospects, Tampa Bay Lightning
Sam Carrick (Ross Bonander/THW)

NHL Preseason: Carrick, Campbell Cruise on Day 4

Wednesday showcased more hopeful prospects as the NHL preseason continued. Fighting to get noticed by their respective coaching staffs, these players were thrown into game action with the chance to […]

by · September 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Prospects
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NHL Preseason: Vey, Namestnikov Stars on Day 3

The NHL preseason has been filled with exciting plays, tough injuries and many young surprises thus far. Tuesday was no different – with some of hockey’s prospects looking to make […]

by · September 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Prospects
Curtis McKenzie (Ross Bonander/THW)

Dallas Stars Roster Problems: Too Much Of A Good Thing

The Dallas Stars have only played two out of their six preseason games so far this fall, yet the conversation with who will go and who will stay on the […]

by · September 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Dallas Stars, Prospects
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Boucher, Domi Don’t Disappoint on Day 2 of NHL Preseason

The second day of the NHL’s preseason schedule was a busy one with seven teams playing split-squad games. The Maple Leafs took on the Flyers in London at Budweiser Gardens, […]

by · September 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Prospects
Jonathan Drouin [photo: David Chan]

Jonathan Drouin Injured; Out 3-4 Weeks

Jonathan Drouin Suffers Hand Injury: News broke early Tuesday morning that Lightning forward and top prospect Jonathan Drouin had suffered an injury to his right hand. An X-ray confirmed the […]

by · September 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Injury Report, Prospects
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NHL Preseason: Three Stars From Day 1

Over the next couple of weeks, we’ll take a look at some of the non-roster players looking to earn a spot on their respective NHL clubs. While this preseason mini-series […]

by · September 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Prospects
WHL Roundup: Few Surprises From Opening Weekend

WHL Roundup: Few Surprises From Opening Weekend

The Brandon Wheat Kings and Kelowna Rockets are going to be REALLY good this season. That should come as no surprise — they were listed as the top two WHL […]

by · September 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Prospects, WHL
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Ford Ice Impressions – Nashville Predators

We’ve saved the hosts for last. Normally I’d do that just because they hosted the tournament, but in this case I left the Nashville Predators for the last because, as […]

by · September 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Nashville Predators, Prospects
Aaron Ekblad is a strong contender for #1 overall in the 2014 NHL Draft (Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

Ford Ice Impressions – Florida Panthers

The Florida Panthers’ rookies were a feisty bunch Sunday, and in a good way. Everywhere I looked, someone was getting in a Nashville player’s face or space.  And it wasn’t […]

by · September 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Florida Panthers, Prospects