Post Tagged with: "Aaron Ekblad"

Leon Draisaitl at BMO CHL Top Prospects Game (Photo: Brad Watson)

Oilers Draft Report: Making the Case for Leon Draisaitl

“The Oilers are a great organization. I mean, they’ve had tons of super stars, so it would be huge for me. It would definitely be the greatest thing ever for me.” […]

Sam Bennett (Terry Wilson /OHL Images)

2014 Mock Draft (April Edition), Who’s #1?

CSS has come out with their latest rankings for the upcoming 2014 NHL Entry Draft taking place in Philadelphia this year. Surprising many, CSS has Kingston Frontenacs center Sam Bennett […]

by · April 9, 2014 · 4 comments · NHL Entry Draft
Haydn Fleury #4, BMO Top CHL Top Prospects Game (Photo by Brad Watson)

2014 NHL Draft War Room: Prospect Profile Index

The following are the completed prospect profiles in the THW exclusive 2014 NHL Draft War Room series. They are currently sorted based on the February THW War Room Draft Rankings, […]

The Oilers took Darnell Nurse with the 2013 7th overall  pick (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

Oilers Problems: Wanting to Win When You Need to Lose

It’s always the conundrum of a sports fan. When your team is so bad that there’s no shot at the postseason, visions of high draft picks dance in your head. […]

Jordan Eberle has a lot of experience on international ice. (Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports)

Edmonton Oilers: Five Post-Olympic Questions

The Edmonton Oilers have little hope of making the playoffs in 2014. With 22 games to go they find themselves last in the NHL’s Western Conference with 47 points and […]

by · February 24, 2014 · 1 comment · Edmonton Oilers
Aaron Ekblad #1 ranked prospect for 2014 NHL Draft Rankings War Room February Edition (Photo: Brad Watson)

2014 NHL Draft Rankings War Room: February Edition

The 2014 NHL Draft Rankings War Room: February Edition brings you the Top 150 ranked prospects as compiled by THW’s Eastern Canada based hockey bird dog, Eldon MacDonald. Where Are […]

by · February 22, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft
In the "Battle of Sam", Sam Reinhart goes 1st overall in the 2014 NHL Mock Draft - Olympic Edition (Photo by Brad Watson)

2014 NHL Mock Draft: Olympic Hockey Edition

Whether it be the Phoenix Coyotes going off the board to take a Blake Wheeler or the Los Angeles Kings selecting Thomas Hickey seemingly out of nowhere, one’s mock draft can be wrecked quicker than Jake Virtanen can […]

by · February 13, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft, Prospects
Aaron Ekblad (OHL Images)

The Flames Files: A Miserable Month In Review

New year, new resolutions, new team.  That was the mindset the Calgary Flames were going for in 2014, after a less-than-stellar end to the previous year. It has proved to […]

by · January 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames, NHL Entry Draft
NHL Draft War Room: Combining NHL’s Midterm Rankings

NHL Draft War Room: Combining NHL’s Midterm Rankings

by Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW) The Big Dilemma I contemplated not doing any NHL draft rankings or writing this season due to a variety of life events, but I […]

by · January 23, 2014 · 1 comment · NHL Entry Draft, Prospects
In the "Battle of Sam", Sam Reinhart goes 1st overall in the 2014 NHL Mock Draft - Olympic Edition (Photo by Brad Watson)

Top Prospects Game Standouts

In the middle of January, roughly three dozen of the top draft-eligible players in the Canadian Hockey League converged on Calgary for the annual BMO CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game. The […]

by · January 22, 2014 · 1 comment · NHL Entry Draft
Sam Reinhart will battle Sam Bennett for first forward taken in the draft and for first overall (WHL Images)

Who Should the Buffalo Sabres Draft this Summer?

There a four players in particular who the Buffalo Sabres should consider at this summer’s NHL draft, but how would each fit into the roster?

Aaron Ekblad is a strong contender for #1 overall in the 2014 NHL Draft (Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

Red Wings Must Draft Defensemen In 2014 And Beyond

With the hockey season in its second half more focus is being placed on the 2014 NHL Draft, where the Detroit Red Wings have little flexibility.

by · January 16, 2014 · 4 comments · Detroit Red Wings, Prospects