The Canucks traded to get Bo Horvat (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

2014 Young Stars Tournament: Canucks Game Three Recap

Canucks Shelled 6-1 To Conclude Tournament Tonight the Vancouver Canucks faced off against the Calgary Flames in the last game of the 2014 Young Stars Tournament. The game ended in […]

by · September 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Prospects, Vancouver Canucks
Radel Fazleev [photo: Amy Irvin]

Q & A with Flyers’ 6th Round Pick, Radel Fazleev

It’s no secret Russian players come with a stigma. They’re looked at as pompous, cocky, in it for themselves. They’re not traditionally thought of as team players. Many feel they […]

by · September 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers, Prospects
Seattle's rookie phenom Mathew Barzal has the T-Birds flying (photo Christopher Mast)

WHL Predictions: Rockets Fuelled For Championship

We have a consensus — the Kelowna Rockets will be crowned Western Hockey League champions this season. In polling fellow WHL experts Andy Eide of Seattle and Ryan Pike of […]

by · September 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Prospects, WHL
(Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports)

Flames’ Bennett Making Strides at Young Stars

Sam Bennett looked a step behind the competition in Calgary’s opener of the Young Stars prospects tournament in Penticton. Well, more like a half-step behind. Either way, the Flames’ top […]

by · September 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames, Prospects
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Small Players Stand Out at Young Stars

Score one for the little guys. The opening day of the Young Stars tournament belonged to a couple of 5-foot-nothings. Granted, a couple of 6-foot-somethings — Edmonton’s Mitch Moroz and […]

by · September 13, 2014 · 1 comment · Prospects
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Time’s Ticking on Jean-Gabriel Pageau

A Legend Was Born After playing in nine games for the Ottawa Senators at the end of the 2012-13 regular season, forward Jean-Gabriel Pageau earned a spot on the club’s injury […]

by · September 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Ottawa Senators, Prospects
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The Next Generation: Top 5 Ottawa Senators’ Prospects

It’s safe to say that the 2013-14 NHL season did not turn out how the Ottawa Senators had envisioned. Finishing the campaign with a 37-31-14 record, good for 88 points; the Senators were […]

by · September 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Ottawa Senators, Prospects
Adrian Kempe (Photo: Håkan-Nordström)

THW’s List Of Prospects Playing In The SHL (14-15 Edition)

In the 2014-15 season, a total of 46 players will skate in the SHL, the top-tier Swedish League, formerly known as ElitSerien. Please note that this list includes only players […]

Calgary Flames 2011 fourth-rounder Johnny Gaudreau (Kim Klement-US PRESSWIRE)

Young Stars Watch: 12 Intriguing Prospects Attending Tournament

Missing the playoffs just plain sucks — for owners, coaches, players and, of course, fans. Fortunately for prospect junkies, that frustrating fate means a fancy new toy to unwrap at the […]

by · September 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Prospects
Ivan Barbashev is a 2-way, Russian forward [photo: David Chan]

Traverse City Breakouts: 12 Prospects to Watch

The annual Traverse City Prospects Tournament begins Friday, September 12 with six teams sending a roster full of prospects to compete. Prospects and invitees from the New York Rangers, St. […]

by · September 8, 2014 · 3 comments · Prospects
(Ed Szczepanski-USA TODAY Sports)

5 Minnesota Wild Prospects Who Could Surprise

For the Minnesota Wild, prospects who surprised and surpassed expectations were a big part of the team’s success last season. Players like Erik Haula and Justin Fontaine, who prior to […]

by · September 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild, Prospects
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Canucks’ Jensen, Corrado No Longer Young Stars

So the Vancouver Canucks are sending a couple NHL players to their upcoming Young Stars prospects tournament. They must really want to win this not-so-coveted trophy in front of a […]

by · September 6, 2014 · 32 comments · Prospects, Vancouver Canucks