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Zach Sill scored his first NHL goal on Wednesday, snapping a 51-game scoreless drought to begin his NHL career. (Perry Nelson/USA TODAY Sports)

Zach Sill and His Improbable First Goal

Last night against the Chicago Blackhawks, Zach Sill scored his first career NHL goal. He probably won’t score many more throughout his career, and he’s probably OK with that. Sill, […]

by · January 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Juuse Saros (Photo: Miika Arponen)

The Best European Ice Hockey Development Leagues

Junior and developmental hockey have always been points of interest for hockey fans. Watching the next Sidney Crosby or John Tavares develop before they are ready for the NHL is […]

by · July 18, 2013 · 3 comments · Prospects, Top 10 Lists
Buchnevich is very much a boom-or-bust player like Nikolai Zherdev. (BridgetDS/Flickr)

Pavel Buchnevich – The Next Ones: NHL 2013 Draft Prospect Profile

Pavel Buchnevich THW Close-Up: Date of birth: 4/17/1995 Place of birth: Cherepovets, Russia Ht: 6’1″     Wt: 176 lbs Shoots: Left Position: LW/C/RW NHL Draft Eligibility: 2013 THW The Next Ones Rankings (January […]

by · June 19, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft, Prospects
Whether a crime was committed or not, it is unfair to vote against Semyon Varlamov strictly due to an alleged action (Robin Alam/Icon SMI)

Andrei Vasilevski – The Next Ones: 2012 NHL Draft Prospect Profile – KHL Hopper or NHL Backstopper?

Andrei Vasilevski THW Close-Up: Date of Birth: July 25, 1994 Place of Birth: Tyumen, Russia Height: 6’3″      Weight: 193 lbs. Shoots: Left Position: G NHL Draft Eligibility: 2012 For complete […]

by · March 19, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · News, Player Profiles, Prospects
Vladislav Namestnikov sparks the offence in London (Aaron Bell/CHL Images)

The Russian Non-Factor – NHL Theory May Become Obsolete

“Because a player is from Russia, will their draft stock drop?”  – Is this still a valid question? For many years this has been the case with the likes of […]

by · August 8, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · National Juniors, Prospects