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Mikhail Grigorenko: Why the Sabres Shouldn’t Give Up On Him

A good way to see what is on the mind of a team’s fan base is to tune into the local sports radio station. Lately, a topic that continues to […]

by · January 20, 2014 · 2 comments · Buffalo Sabres
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Top 10 Players to Watch at the 2014 World Junior Championships

With the 2014 World Junior Hockey Championships only days away, we take a look at a few of the players to watch and some who could have a significant impact […]

5 Team Sweden Players to Watch For at World Junior Championships

5 Team Sweden Players to Watch For at World Junior Championships

After looking at several other competing nations, we now focus our attention on the host nation’s roster. Given that they are playing on their own ice and are bringing back […]

by · December 17, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Top 10 Lists, World Junior Hockey Championship
Flyers Well Represented at the 2014 World Juniors

Flyers Well Represented at the 2014 World Juniors

Every year on Boxing Day (December 26th for non-Canadians), hockey fans are given one final holiday gift.  The gift is the beginning of the 2014 under-20 World Junior Championships.  The […]

by · December 16, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Philadelphia Flyers, World Junior Hockey Championship
Zach Fucale is the top ranked goaltender for the NHL Entry Draft  [photo: David Chan]

Canadiens Prospect Zach Fucale Will Fix Canada’s World Junior Goaltending Problem

Montreal Canadiens prospect Zach Fucale will be the backbone of the Canadian entry at the upcoming World Junior Championships, a team that will be in search of their first Gold […]

by · December 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Montreal Canadiens, Prospects
Jonathan Drouin could be a future dream linemate of  Steven Stamkos [photo: David Chan]

Canada Announces WJC Selection Camp Roster

Hockey Canada announced it’s selection camp roster today for the upcoming World Junior Championships in Sweden. With Brent Sutter back behind the helm, there’s a new sense of optimism as […]

by · December 2, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Prospects, World Junior Hockey Championship
Riley Barber (Jeff Sabo/Miami University)

Riley Barber: Get To Know The Caps Prospect

The Washington Capitals selected Miami University of Ohio forward prospect Riley Barber in the sixth round of the 2012 NHL entry draft, giving them a skilled forward that could provide […]

by · June 3, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · College Hockey, Hockey East, Washington Capitals
Rasmus Ristolainen [photo: Teemu Saarinen, HC TPS]

Rasmus Ristolainen – The Next Ones: NHL 2013 Draft Prospect Profile

He’s been on everyone’s radar since the beginning of the season.  He’s a big body on the back end, an intelligent puck mover, a boy amongst men, and one of […]

by · May 15, 2013 · 1 comment · NHL Entry Draft
Ryan Hartman [photo: Rena Laverty]

Ryan Hartman – The Next Ones: NHL 2013 Draft Prospect Profile

Ryan Hartman has been a workhorse all season.  His determination and work ethic on the ice has thoroughly impressed scouts during the past Plymouth Whalers season.  When he isn’t scoring […]

by · May 15, 2013 · 2 comments · NHL Entry Draft
JT Compher [photo: Tom Sorensen]

JT Compher – The Next Ones: 2013 NHL Draft Prospect Profile

JT Compher THW Close-Up: Date of Birth: 4/8/1995 Place of Birth: Northbrook, Illinois Ht:  6’0″     Wt:  161 lbs Shoots: Right Position: Center NHL Draft Eligibility: 2013 THW Rankings (January 2013): 28 Other Rankings: ISS: 25 CSS […]

by · March 24, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft, Player Profiles, Prospects, USHL
Johnny Gaudreau (Kim Klement-US PRESSWIRE)

One-on-one with Calgary Flames top prospect Johnny Gaudreau

Two years ago, the Calgary Flames selected left winger Johnny Gaudreau at the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. Selected in the middle of the draft’s fourth round, the pick raised few […]

by · January 21, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames
Andrey Makarov of the Saskatoon Blades.  Photo courtesy of Steve Hiscock/saskatoonblades.com.

Buffalo Sabres Prospects Update: Strong World Juniors Performance

Now that the NHL lockout and the World Junior Championships are behind us, Buffalo Sabres fans have a lot to look forward to. Four of the Sabres top prospects participated at […]

by · January 10, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Buffalo Sabres, Prospects, QMJHL, World Junior Hockey Championship