Caleb Jones (Photo: Tom Sorensen)

Caleb Jones Following Path of Brother Seth

Nashville Predators defenseman Seth Jones does not often get to see his youngest brother Caleb play hockey for the United States Under-18 National Team Development Program, so when he had […]

by · January 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Nashville Predators, Prospects
Auston Matthews (Photo: Tom Sorensen)

Q & A with 2016 NHL Draft Prospect Auston Matthews

It is rare to see a 17-year-old play in the World Junior Championship, but when it happens, the youngster is likely to have a promising hockey career ahead of him. That […]

by · January 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Player Profiles, Prospects
(Claire Ratté - Olympiques de Gatineau)

Interview With 2015 Eligible Prospect Yakov Trenin

Russian winger Yakov Trenin is one of the top European candidates for the 2015 NHL Draft. In this translated interview, originally appearing in Russian language on, Yakov Trenin talks about […]

Lawson Crouse is one of the most intriguing power forwards available for the 2013 OHL Draft (Photo by Brendan Ross/The Scouting Bureau)

Attached With Drafting Lawson Crouse is a High Opportunity Cost

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I–I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference–Robert Frost Lawson Crouse is highly ranked by many individuals […]

by · January 23, 2015 · 3 comments · Advanced Stats, Prospects
Will be tough to find a 2015 NHL Mock Draft without Connor McDavid going first overall. (Photo: OHL Images)

CHL Top Prospects Game Promises To Be Can’t-Miss Showcase

There is more than one showcase this week, and the better of the two will almost certainly be the CHL Top Prospects Game. Not the NHL All-Star Game in Columbus, […]

by · January 20, 2015 · 0 comments · CHL, Prospects
St.Louis extends point streak

Moneypucking the Draft: Analyzing Height in Junior vs NHL Players

As analytics in hockey becomes a larger facet within the sport we are able to challenge notions we previously held as self-evident.  We can analyze scenarios, look at probabilities and […]

by · January 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Advanced Stats, Prospects
Reid Gardiner (Thomas Porter/WHL)

Recent NHL Drafts Give Over-Agers Hope

Heading into the weekend of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft in Philadelphia, Reid Gardiner probably felt pretty confident. The Prince Albert Raiders, his team, made it into the WHL’s playoffs […]

by · January 14, 2015 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft, Prospects
Morgan Klimchuk (Brad Watson/WHL)

No Pressure for Flames Pick Morgan Klimchuk

Life can be full of pressure for a young hockey player. Doubly so for a first round draft pick. Particularly if the franchise that drafted you hadn’t had a first […]

by · January 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames, Prospects
(Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports)

The NHL Has a Scouting Problem

The longer I have been involved in hockey analytics the more and more I am finding myself interested in looking at the draft, the market inefficiencies and just how poorly […]

by · January 12, 2015 · 11 comments · Advanced Stats, Prospects
(Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports)

Is Varone’s Two-goal Night Enough for Sabres to Give Him Another Shot?

Not only have the Buffalo Sabres hovered around the bottom of the National Hockey League’s standings for the second season in a row, but the injury bug has forced the […]

by · January 9, 2015 · 3 comments · Buffalo Sabres, Prospects
(Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Leon Draisaitl Returning to Junior Positive for His Development

Leon Draisaitl’s emotional roller coaster of a rookie season has taken yet another turn. With the Edmonton Oilers confirming that Draisaitl would be returned to the CHL, it is yet another […]

by · January 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers, Prospects
(USA Hockey/Ellen DeLuca)

Comparing BU’s Jack Eichel to Other College Hockey Greats

If you have been watching team USA play in the World Junior Hockey Championship, or if you’ve been following Boston University in college hockey. You’ve been exposed to the Jack […]

by · January 5, 2015 · 0 comments · College Hockey, Prospects