It took just three NHL games for Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta to stir up a raging debate in Pittsburgh. With most junior-eligible defensemen, the debate tends to be whether or […]
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With the start of the OHL season just weeks away, we look at who some of the top teams and players are as well as some that could surprise in […]
The 2014 NHL free agency period kicked off on July 5 with over 50 signings and with more than a whopping $350-million being shelled out. Among those signings was a […]
Over the last few decades, the hockey world has been blessed to see some of the best talent compete on ice surfaces throughout North America. While the NHL is the […]
Chris Bigras THW Close-Up: Date of birth: 2/22/1995 Place of birth: Orillia, Ontario Ht: 6’0″ Wt: 187 lbs Shoots: Left Position: D NHL Draft Eligibility: 2013 Twitter: @Chris_Bigras THW The Next Ones […]
Zach Nastasiuk THW Close-Up: Date of birth: 3/30/1995 Place of birth: Barrie, Ontario Ht: 6’1″ Wt: 190 lbs Shoots: Right Position: RW NHL Draft Eligibility: 2013 Twitter: @ZNasty27 THW The Next Ones […]
If Sergei Tolchinsky were just a few inches taller, he’d be in the discussion as a first round pick. What he lacks in height he makes up for in skill […]
Spencer Martin THW Close-Up: Team: Mississauga Steelheads Date of Birth: 6/8/1995 Place of Birth: Oakville, Ontario Ht: 6’2″ Wt: 190 lbs Catches: Right Position: Goalie NHL Draft Eligibility: […]
He’s big. He’s hard-nosed. He’s intelligent. He’s tough. He’s skilled. He’s an effortless skater. He’s a premier defensive defenseman prospect. He’s Darnell Nurse of the Sault St. Marie Greyhounds. Nurse […]
The London Knights have churned out some great defenders who are playing in the NHL. Names like Dan Girardi, Michael Del Zotto, Kyle Quincey, Dennis Wideman, Jarred Tinordi, and Marc […]
Justin Bailey has been surrounded by hockey since he was a baby. Growing up right outside of Buffalo, hockey has become a staple in a young kid’s life. It certainly helps to have guys like Matthew Barnaby, Rob Ray, and Michael Peca around, too. Coming through a hockey hotbed like Buffalo, Bailey was always going to be a hockey player.
While not quite the cream of the crop in terms of OHL powerhouses, the Guelph Storm currently boast a wealth of talent that may one day filter up to the NHL. With the likes of Garrett Sparks, Tanner Richard, Brock McGinn & Andre Pedan having already joined up with their respective AHL squads, and with Hunter Garlent, Tyler Bertuzzi & Ben Harpur looking to get their names called on Draft day (not to mention the talented Robby Fabbri also on the horizon), Royal City hockey fans may have their eyes in many different places to see how their proud alumni fare in the pro ranks.
And perhaps the one to keep the closest eye on is Jason Dickinson.