Post Tagged with: "NHL Draft"

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Minnesota Wild: Top 5 Prospects

Over the years prior to 2012, the Minnesota Wild had stockpiled perhaps the best farm system around due to their multiple below average seasons. Their pool of prospects included a […]

by · August 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild, Prospects
The Writers Mock Draft as we delve into the rationale of the Devils mock pit at #30. (File Photo)

The NHL Entry Draft: A Historical Analysis

Questions Every year over 200 players are selected at the NHL Entry Draft but how many actually make it into the NHL? Of those that make it into the NHL […]

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Time to Give Later Round Draft Picks Some Respect

When the New York Islanders, mighty slayers of the odd inept team last season, announced their acquisition of Dan Boyle last week, there was fairly little comment. No game changing […]

Ray Shero won the 2013 General Manager of the Year Award. (Charles LeClaire-US PRESSWIRE)

The Rise and Fall of Ray Shero’s Pittsburgh Penguins: Part 1

The Penguins’ marketing campaign in 2010 was ‘Defy Ordinary’. Their campaign next season should be ‘Defy Probability’.

by · May 21, 2014 · 20 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Leon Draisaitl at BMO CHL Top Prospects Game (Photo: Brad Watson)

Should the Edmonton Oilers Trade the 3rd Overall Pick?

The Edmonton Oilers yet again find themselves sitting and watching another edition of the NHL playoffs rather than participating. What is unfortunately becoming all too common, the Oilers management do […]

Aaron Ekblad: Will he be the first defenseman in 8 years to go 1st overall in NHL draft? He tops THW's War Room Final 2014 NHL Draft Rankings. (Photo: Brad Watson)

2014 NHL Mock Draft: Playoffs 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 · April 27, 2014 · 11 comments · NHL Entry Draft
MacInnis is slated to go late in the first round (Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

Ryan MacInnis: One-on-One with 2014 NHL Draft Prospect

The 2014 BMO Top Prospects Game was a home-coming of sorts for Ryan MacInnis. The lanky, 17-year-old product of the Kitchener Rangers grew up in St. Louis during his father’s […]

by · March 22, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft
Michael Dal Colle was the Islanders' first selection (fifth overall) in the first round of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. (Terry Wilson /OHL Images)

Michael Dal Colle – One-on-One with 2014 NHL Draft Prospect

Maybe it’s because the game was played at the Scotiabank Saddledome – home of the Calgary Flames – but was difficult to speak to Michael Dal Colle at the 2014 […]

by · March 21, 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)

NHL Draft War Room: Sam Reinhart

Sam Reinhart THW’s NHL Draft War Room Rankings: #2 (Feb 2014 THW’s NHL Draft Rankings – The Next Ones Edition (aka Chris’s List): #2 (March 2014) Hashtag/Nickname: #MrCerebral Team: #23, Kootenay, […]

by · February 24, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft, Prospects
Michel Therrien and Marc Bergevin have done a great job building a winning team. (Eric Bolte-US PRESSWIRE)

The 2013-2014 Canadiens: How They Were Built

As March 5th, the NHL Trade Deadline, approaches speculation will run rampant regarding what moves General Manager Marc Bergevin should make in order to turn the 2013-2014 Montreal Canadiens roster […]

by · January 21, 2014 · 1 comment · Montreal Canadiens
MacKinnon may not be wearing the Avalanche emblem if not for the shortened season (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

Better Know Your New Predators Rival: Colorado Avalanche

The NHL has released its schedule and with it, the new division realignment for the 2013-2014 season.  While the Detroit Red Wings will be departing the West and the Central […]

by · August 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche, Nashville Predators
Garth Snow: The NHL’s Most Underrated GM?

Garth Snow: The NHL’s Most Underrated GM?

“Honestly, we don’t care what league they come from — college, juniors, Europe. If they can play, they can play for us. Every player is unique.” – Garth Snow, General […]

by · August 21, 2013 · 12 comments · New York Islanders