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 provideRead More
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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 fewRead More
Thirty-six players entered camp on Wednesday morning with bright hopes. Thirty-one headed to bed on Wednesday evening glad they were still in contention for a roster spot. The big eventRead More
Thirty-six of the nation’s best teenage hockey players descended upon Calgary’s WinSport complex at Canada Olympic Park on Tuesday to kick off World Junior selection camp. By the end ofRead More
Selection camp will be intense, and every player there knows it. But for the Canadian goaltenders, they’ll face incredibly tough tests in both camp and the tournament itself.
First up is making the team.
Ryan Murray has a lot of support and talent on his side. But can he take it all and translate it into an immediate impact in Columbus?
When a star prospect is chosen first overall in the NHL Entry Draft, high expectations immediately follow; it comes with the territory. Nail Yakupov received the right to that pressure this past June, and he’ll be holding on to it all season long.
There’s a new way for World Junior hopefuls to make an impression on Hockey Canada staff this summer. Let’s check it out.