Leon Draisaitl at BMO CHL Top Prospects Game (Photo: Brad Watson)

Oilers Draft Report: Making the Case for Leon Draisaitl

“The Oilers are a great organization. I mean, they’ve had tons of super stars, so it would be huge for me. It would definitely be the greatest thing ever for me.” […]

Teuvo Teravainen is expected to join the Blackhawks before the playoffs. (Rob Grabowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Blackhawks Have Solved the Teuvo Teravainen Dilemma

Teuvo Teravainen was all the rage in Chicago mere weeks ago, with Blackhawks fans eager to declare him the solution to a multi-year roster hole at the second line center […]

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Edmonton Oilers Top 10 Prospects: Spring 2014 Edition

With the 2013-14 winding down, much of the focus for the Edmonton Oilers is turning to the offseason and where the team can improve for next year. It’s also a perfect time to […]

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Wasted Potential: The Most Mishandled Prospects Part I

In today’s salary cap world, it is increasingly important for teams to develop talent in-house.  Drafting and developing young players can give teams very valuable cap savings due to the […]

by · April 8, 2014 · 2 comments · Prospects
Washington Capitals forward prospect Riley Barber (Miami Athletics)

Washington Capitals: When Will Riley Barber Go Pro?

There are certainly not a lot of positives to be drawn from the 2013-14 Washington Capitals season. With the playoffs almost completely out of the question, many have taken a […]

Haydn Fleury #4, BMO Top CHL Top Prospects Game (Photo by Brad Watson)

2014 NHL Draft War Room: Prospect Profile Index

The following are the completed prospect profiles in the THW exclusive 2014 NHL Draft War Room series. They are currently sorted based on the February THW War Room Draft Rankings, […]

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Crash Course: Predators Forward Calle Jarnkrok

Ironhook is headed to Nashville. Predators forward prospect Calle Jarnkrok, whose last name literally means “Ironhook” (thereby making him the coolest of Preds prospects by default), has been called up and […]

The Oilers took Darnell Nurse with the 2013 7th overall  pick (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

Oilers Problems: Wanting to Win When You Need to Lose

It’s always the conundrum of a sports fan. When your team is so bad that there’s no shot at the postseason, visions of high draft picks dance in your head. […]

Washington Capitals prospect Madison Bowey of the Kelowna Rockets (Marissa Baecker/Kelowna Rockets)

Washington Capitals: Interview With Prospect Madison Bowey

The Washington Capitals have one of the best offenses in the league along with a strong power play, but are on outside looking in at the playoff picture and are […]

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Next in Line: Top Ten Goaltending Prospects

Goaltending is always a major theme for most teams. Either they have it or are looking for it, and no other position is a singularly important as a team’s netminder. […]

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NHL Draft War Room: Josh Ho-Sang

Josh Ho-Sang (a.k.a Joshua) THW’s NHL Draft War Room Rankings (E-Mac): #20 (Feb 2014) THW’s NHL Draft Rankings – The Next Ones Edition (aka Chris’s List): #18 (March 2014) Hashtag/Nickname: #MrIncredible […]

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NHL Draft War Room: Roland McKeown

Roland McKeown THW’s NHL Draft War Room Rankings (E-Mac): #19 (Feb 2014) THW’s NHL Draft Rankings – The Next Ones Edition (aka Chris’s List): #26 (March 2014) Hashtag/Nickname: #MrPuckRusher, #Rolly Team: #20, […]