September 23rd, 2016 In Prospects, Top Stories, Toronto Maple Leafs 0 comments

To say the Leafs are stacked with elite young talent would be an understatement of massive proportions. Up front, in particular, the Maple Leafs boast an immense amount of skill. Auston Matthews, the first overall selection in the 2016 NHL Draft, quite obviously, leads the way, while Mitch Marner, William Nylander, Connor Brown, Nikita...

September 22nd, 2016 In Columbus Blue Jackets, Prospects, Top Stories 0 comments

It is no secret that the National Hockey League thrives on elite, young talent. In fact, some of the best players in the NHL today have an incredibly low amount of playing experience at hockey's highest level. Highlighted by Connor McDavid, the likes of Jack Eichel, Dylan Larkin, Johnny Gaudreau, Nathan MacKinnon, Aaron Ekblad and Morgan Reilly...

September 20th, 2016 In Prospects, Top Stories, Toronto Maple Leafs 0 comments

With the World Cup of Hockey in full swing, hockey fans are getting spoiled with the amount of talent being iced each and every game. In a short tournament, anything can happen. We've already seen an upset, as Team Europe stunned the American squad in their opener. One of the most exciting games so far involved Team North America clashing with...

September 15th, 2016 In Canucks Prospects, Prospects, Top Stories, Vancouver Canucks 0 comments

The name Subban could become a new bloodline in the NHL with the rise of the oldest brother P.K. and the potential surrounding the middle-child, Malcolm, in Boston. But what will be made of Jordan Subban? The youngest of the three was drafted the latest (round four) and has the least amount of hype surrounding his potential career. The...

September 12th, 2016 In Jets Prospects, News, Prospects 0 comments

The Winnipeg Jets sixth round draft pick in 2016, goalie Mikhail Berdin, has decided to move to North America, as reported by Russian news agency rsport.ru during a short talk with Severstal Cherepovets' general manager Evgeni Mikhalkevich. Mikhail expressed to us his intention to pursue a career in North America. We decided to accept his...

September 10th, 2016 In Long Read, Previews and Predictions, Prospects, Top Stories 0 comments

The 2016-17 Top Prospects series continues with this final entry -- a complete team-by-team listing of all 30 NHL franchises. For review, there have been four articles so far with a focus on each division. (links below) Looking at the prospect lists as a whole, the Washington Capitals are the only team with a goaltender as their top prospect --...

September 9th, 2016 In Long Read, Prospects 0 comments

With the importance of salary cap space growing more and more, it's becoming increasingly apparent that successful teams start from strong prospect pools. The Pittsburgh Penguins, 2016 Stanley Cup champions, had either the first or second overall draft selection in four straight years, from 2002-06. While their team was floundering in the...

September 8th, 2016 In Long Read, Previews and Predictions, Prospects 0 comments

Continuing our top prospects series we focus on the Metropolitan Division. The 2016-17 NHL season is a month away and teams are getting their training camp rosters ready with a handful of prospects ready to challenge for spots. The rookie class features some incredible talent led by two picks from the 2016 draft in Auston Matthews and Patrik...

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