(Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Decision Time Looming for Junior Players

With the NHL season three weeks old, most teams are starting to get a sense of how their rosters are shaping up and are down to making those final few decisions. One […]

by · October 29, 2014 · 0 comments · CHL, Prospects
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Interview With QMJHL Prospect Eduard Nasybullin

In this translated interview, originally appearing on the popular russian portal sports.ru, Rimouski Oceanic defenseman Eduard Nasybullin talks about his first steps in hockey, getting used to Canada, and personal […]

by · October 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Prospects, QMJHL
WHL Roundup: Rockets, Winterhawks renew rivalry

WHL Roundup: Rockets, Winterhawks renew rivalry

This is the week most WHL fans had circled on their calendar. It marked the first meeting of the season between perennial Western Conference powerhouses, with the Kelowna Rockets visiting […]

by · October 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Prospects, WHL
Nurse impressed in his first NHL camp (Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports)

Oilers Do the Right Thing in Sending Darnell Nurse Back to Junior

The fact that the Edmonton Oilers sent defenseman Darnell Nurse back to the OHL is not a huge surprise. Many assumed that the writing was on the wall in training […]

by · October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers, Prospects
Nic Kerdiles Photo Credit: (John Wright/Norfolk Admirals)

Confidence Is Key For Anaheim Ducks Prospect Nic Kerdiles

  Prior to the Norfolk Admirals clinching a playoff berth last season, the Anaheim Ducks inked their 2012 second round draft pick Nic Kerdiles to an entry-level contract. They assigned […]

by · October 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Anaheim Ducks, Prospects
Dan & Margaret Hickling

Interview With Blues Prospect Ivan Barbashev

In this interview, originally appearing on the popular Russian website championat.ru, Ivan Barbashev talked about the NHL Draft, discussed getting reassigned to the Moncton Wildcats, and shed some light on […]

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Early Season Calder Watch: Top 10 Rookie Contenders

The 2014-2015 NHL season is only a few weeks old, but the race for the Calder Memorial Trophy is already starting to heat up. This year’s rookie draft class is […]

Jack Eichel is just one of highly coveted prospects available for the 2015 NHL Draft.  (USA Hockey/Ellen DeLuca)

Jack Eichel Tracker: Torching His Former Team

Part I: A Dazzling Debut (5 Assists vs. St. Thomas) Part II: Matching McDavid (2 Goals, 2 Assists vs. UMass Amherst) In an ongoing series of articles, the Jack Eichel […]

Phantoms takes on the Flames during second period action Friday at the PPL Center in Allentown.

Reznik’s Ramblings: LV Phantoms Open PPL Center With OT Win

After much waiting, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms skated onto the ice for the inaugural home-opener at the PPL Center in Allentown, PA on Friday night. The official attendance was 8,647 […]

by · October 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers, Prospects
Connor McDavid: 2015 NHL Draft Eligible forward will be relied upon for offense for Team Canada at the 2013 World Junior Hockey Championship. (Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

Understanding the Hype: One Player Can Change a Franchise

Only a week into the season the hype in the race for McDavid and Eichel is already in full throat. Some fans in cities like Calgary, Buffalo, Carolina, and Florida to […]

by · October 13, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft, Prospects
Jack Eichel is just one of highly coveted prospects available for the 2015 NHL Draft.  (USA Hockey/Ellen DeLuca)

Jack Eichel Tracker: Matching McDavid

In an ongoing series of articles, the Jack Eichel Tracker will monitor Eichel’s performance and development in his freshman season at Boston University. As a BU student, I will have […]

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Blackhawks Salary Cap Moves Raise More Questions than Answers

(Robin Alam/Icon SMI)   In my previous article, I suggested that Chicago Blackhawks Nick Leddy and Kris Versteeg were the most likely candidates to be shipped out of town. That turned […]

by · October 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Chicago Blackhawks, Prospects