Connor McDavid: the inevitable first overall pick for the 2015 NHL Draft is worthy of "The Next Ones" anointment.  (Photo: OHL Images)

Consequences of Not Finishing the Job

Two weeks ago the Sabres looked to be in a comfortable spot in the race to the bottom of the NHL standings.  On Valentines Day, Buffalo had a six point […]

by · February 28, 2015 · 2 comments · Buffalo Sabres, Prospects
Will be tough to find a 2015 NHL Mock Draft without Connor McDavid going first overall. (Photo: OHL Images)

Just When You Think McDavid Can’t Do More

On Wednesday night, Connor McDavid did several things that he has never done in his 156 game OHL career.  Among his latest accomplishments, he got both his 1st hat trick […]

by · February 26, 2015 · 0 comments · OHL, Prospects
Jack Eichel: destined to be the number two selection in the 2015 NHL Draft; American superstar potential (Photo: Dan and Margaret Hickling )

Jack Eichel Drinks Beer, Internet Cares

Seriously? A series of videos that was published recently depicting Boston University golden boy Jack Eichel drinking beers and exclaiming “Buffalo, I’m comin’ for ya!” is, for whatever reason, making waves […]

by · February 25, 2015 · 6 comments · College Hockey, Hockey East, Prospects
Senators:  The Youth Movement

Senators: The Youth Movement

In Saturday nights 4-1 victory over the Florida Panthers the Senators had 14 players 25-years and under in the lineup.  With 25 games remaining and 9 points out of the […]

by · February 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Ottawa Senators, Prospects
Despite having Darnell Nurse as a defensive prospect in their pipeline, the Oilers still have problems with their NHL defensive front. (Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

Draisaitl, Nurse Breaking the Oilers Mould

Conventional wisdom has suggested that if a team is bad enough, long enough then eventually they will reap the rewards of multiple high draft picks, and hence the term rebuild. […]

by · February 23, 2015 · 5 comments · Edmonton Oilers, Prospects
Jack Eichel: destined to be the number two selection in the 2015 NHL Draft; American superstar potential (Photo: Dan and Margaret Hickling )

Jack Eichel: Hockey’s Ultimate Consolation Prize

by Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW) NHL Draft War Room: Jack Eichel THW’s NHL Draft War Room Rankings – Jan-14: #2 Hashtag: #TheNextGreatAmericanHockeyPlayer Team: #9, Boston University, Hockey East Position: Centre […]

by · February 22, 2015 · 8 comments · NHL Entry Draft, Prospects
Will be tough to find a 2015 NHL Mock Draft without Connor McDavid going first overall. (Photo: OHL Images)

OHL Scoring Title: Marner, Strome…and McDavid?

When the news broke that Connor McDavid broke his hand in a fight, the main concern at the time was making sure he got healthy as quickly as possible.  Any […]

by · February 19, 2015 · 0 comments · OHL, Prospects
Andreas Johnson: The Next Leafs Stud

Andreas Johnson: The Next Leafs Stud

Hype around Maple Leafs prospects has largely been about William Nylander ever since the team drafted him eighth overall in last year’s draft, but Leaf fans should familiarize themselves with […]

by · February 18, 2015 · 2 comments · Prospects, Toronto Maple Leafs
Eric Comrie will be one of the top goalies at this year's NHL Draft.(whl.ca)

WHL Roundup: Best of the West Poll is Back

It is one of the most anticipated lists of the hockey season — at least within WHL circles. After taking a one-year hiatus, the Best of the West poll returned […]

by · February 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Prospects, WHL
(Gary J. Mikel/Clarkson University PR Dept)

Kelly Summers: A Late Round Gem For Sens?

When you are a 7th round draft pick, many people don’t take notice, you are usually considered the best of what is left.  These late round selections are the ones […]

by · February 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Ottawa Senators, Prospects
Stanislav Galiev (Aaron Bell/CHL Images)

What Should We Expect Out of the Baby Caps?

Last week, I showed you guys the basics of NHL equivalencies and how to properly analyze them. Now there are certainly flaws in just simply looking at a NHL Es […]

by · February 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Advanced Stats, Prospects
Nashville Predators center Filip Forsberg (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

10 Rookies Making an Impact on Their Team

1. Filip Forsberg (NSH): When the Nashville Predators received the young Swedish forward from the Washington Capitals in 2013 they could not know what kind of a rookie season he would […]

by · February 16, 2015 · 0 comments · News/Commentary, Prospects