Auston Matthews (Photo: Tom Sorensen)

Auston Matthews Breaking New Ground

It seems like it is almost certain now. On May 28 Damien Cox reported that it is almost 100% sure Auston Matthews is spending the 2015-16 season overseas. This would […]

by · May 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Prospects
Jordan Schmaltz is headed into his junior year at UND (Eric Classen, UND Sports)

Jordan Schmaltz Signs 3-Year Entry Level Deal

University of North Dakota standout Jordan Schmaltz has made the decision to forgo his senior year with the school’s illustrious men’s hockey team to try and crack the Blues roster as […]

by · May 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Prospects, St Louis Blues
The NHL Stadium Series (early 2014) featured the use of GoPro cameras by referees - and it added quite the element to watching the game unfold. (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

Devils Must Learn from Rangers and Lightning

While the New York Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning are set to play what will be an emotional game 7 in New York City on Friday night, Devils fans across New […]

Rasmus Andersson of the OHL's Barrie Colts [photo: OHL Images]

Analyzing Potential First Rounder Rasmus Andersson

Rasmus Andersson played his first season in North America this past year after being chosen in the first round, 37th overall, of the 2014 CHL Import Draft by the Barrie […]

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Devils Season Review Part 5: Questionable Future

Many people were expecting the New Jersey Devils to at best contend for a playoff spot by seasons end. That was not the case. Thus it gave New Jersey a […]

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Kelowna Rockets forward Leon Draisaitl is interviewed by Sportsnet's Gene Principe after being named the WHL's playoff MVP.

Oilers’ Draisaitl Earning Keep at Memorial Cup

When Bill Daly revealed that golden card that gave the Edmonton Oilers the right to select Connor McDavid, many fans and media members started packing Leon Draisaitl’s bags. They were […]

by · May 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers, Prospects
Beau Bennett (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Has Beau Bennett Proven to be a Bust?

Beau Bennett was the Pittsburgh Penguins 1st round pick (20th overall) in the 2010 NHL entry draft. His career has been one of more controversial in recent Penguins history and […]

Daniel Vladar – The Next Ones: NHL 2015 Draft Prospect Profile

Daniel Vladar – The Next Ones: NHL 2015 Draft Prospect Profile

Daniel Vladar THW Close-Up: Date of birth: 08/20/1997 Place of birth: Praha, Czech Republic Ht: 6’5.25″     Wt: 185 lbs Catches: Left Position: Goaltender NHL Draft Eligibility: 2015 Twitter: @DanVladar THW The Next Ones Rankings (February): […]

Noah Juulsen (Photo by Christopher Mast/Everett Silvertips)

Noah Juulsen – The Next Ones: 2015 NHL Draft Prospect Profile

Noah Juulsen THW Close-Up Date of Birth: April 2, 1997 Place of Birth: Abbotsford, BC Ht: 6’1” Wt: 181 lbs Shoots: Right Position: Defense NHL Draft Eligibility: 2015 Noah Juulsen […]

by · May 26, 2015 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft, Prospects
Looking at the Maple Leafs Last Four Years of First Rounders

Looking at the Maple Leafs Last Four Years of First Rounders

It’s no secret that the Toronto Maple Leafs are about to attempt an extremely ambitious rebuild. The young players acquired by the franchise will be heavily relied upon as the […]

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Penguins’ Conor Sheary: The Next Tyler Johnson?

The Pittsburgh Penguins have had a tendency to trade away draft picks, season after season. Given this tendency, their farm system is running out of promising young players. Most prospects […]

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Mackenzie Blackwood – The Next Ones: NHL 2015 Draft Prospect Profile

Mackenzie Blackwood THW Close-Up: Date of birth: 12/9/1996 Place of birth: Thunder Bay, Ontario Ht: 6’4″     Wt: 215 lbs Catches: Left Position: Goaltender NHL Draft Eligibility: 2015 Twitter: @MacBlackwood1 THW The Next Ones Rankings (February): not […]