Post Tagged with: "2013 NHL Draft"

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The Best NHL Draft Pick Since 2008

The Avalanche literally hit the jackpot when they won the draft lottery last summer.  At the time, most of the hockey world predicted a Seth Jones selection because of their […]

by · February 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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For Albany Devils Goaltender Keith Kinkaid It Is Now or Never

The upcoming 2013-14 Albany Devils season has the potential to be a turning point for their top goaltender, 24 year-old Keith Kinkaid. He will be entering his third professional season […]

by · September 11, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Albany Devils, New Jersey Devils, Player Profiles
Kamloop Blazers forward JC Lipon hopes to duplicate Tanner Pearson in getting drafted for the first time in his third year of eligibility (WHL.ca)

2013 NHL Draft Digest: Counting The Overagers

An interesting aspect of the 2013 NHL Draft is the overagers. These are the players that are at that last year of draft eligibility typically, may have reentered the draft, or got […]

by · July 19, 2013 · 2 comments · NHL Entry Draft
Zach Parise and Ryan Suter both signed with the Wild last summer (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Previewing the Wild and the Competition: Division B Offseason Edition

The NHL will be reborn in the 2013-2014 season with new divisions and a new playoff format. Realignment will provide a more favorable travel schedule for most teams now that […]

MacKinnon may not be wearing the Avalanche emblem if not for the shortened season (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

Stop The Damn Clock: 2013 NHL Draft Cap

This is different. Is this thing still on? Coming soon will be our fantasy takes on the free agent frenzy when it fully ends but in the meantime, there were […]

by · July 11, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft
Jonathan Drouin [photo: David Chan]

Grading The 2013 NHL Draft On A Curve: Division C

  As a hockey writer, I have to start off by saying that my experience at the 2013 NHL Entry Draft in New Jersey was simply incredible. Fortunate enough to […]

Aleksander Barkov: (Photo: 
Jarno Hietanen)

2013 NHL Draft Grades: Florida Panthers

It’s no secret the Florida Panthers were in need of a center and a guy who can help get the puck in the net. They missed out on Nathan MacKinnon […]

by · July 5, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Florida Panthers
Rasmus Ristolainen [photo: Teemu Saarinen, HC TPS]

Projecting the 2013-2014 Buffalo Sabres Defensive Corps

One thing that will never make any sense is grading a professional sports draft right after its completion, especially in hockey where it can sometimes take three to four years […]

by · July 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Buffalo Sabres
The 2013 Draft may have looked different if it came after a full NHL season (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

Scenes From Newark: A Long Saturday at the 2013 NHL Draft

The reality is this all began on Saturday. When looking back at the 2013 NHL Draft, we decided here to do something a little different. For me personally, I wanted this […]

by · July 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft
MacKinnon may not be wearing the Avalanche emblem if not for the shortened season (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

Grading The 2013 NHL Draft On A Curve: Division B

  As a hockey writer, I have to start off by saying that my experience at the 2013 NHL Entry Draft in New Jersey was simply incredible. Fortunate enough to […]

The 2013 Draft may have looked different if it came after a full NHL season (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

2013 NHL Draft Results: Top 10 Team Performances

The 2013 NHL Entry Draft is now in the books and what a marathon day of emotional and strategical ups and downs it was. It was a day of intrigue […]

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Valentin Zykov’s Good Luck: Dean Lombardi Is King of Second Round

Congratulations, Valentin Zykov!  You’ve just won the (second-round) lottery! Taking a page from the Detroit Red Wings and their reputation for uncovering late round gems, Dean Lombardi has claimed the […]