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Andre Benoit Excited to Join Colorado Avalanche

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 […]

by · July 17, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche, Free Agents
Justin Bailey [photo: David Chan]

Justin Bailey – The Next Ones: NHL 2013 Draft Prospect Profile

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.

by · May 10, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft
Steve Spott: A Chat With Kitchener Rangers GM & Head Coach

Steve Spott: A Chat With Kitchener Rangers GM & Head Coach

Steve Spott was born on May 18, 1968 in Toronto, Ontario. He played for Colgate University from 1986 until 1990 where he had 148 points in 121 games. He then […]

by · March 5, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · OHL
Justin Bailey (right) with the Kitchener Rangers. (Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

NHL Draft: Justin Bailey’s Carving A Unique Path

Justin Bailey grew up with professional athletes all around him. As he’s preparing to embark on his own pro career, being around talent is nothing new.

The difference: this time, the talent is his.

“Growing up in Buffalo, we (his family) lived in the same condo as Matthew Barnaby, Michael Peca and Rob Ray,” Bailey said. “Barnaby helped me along the way with a lot of decision-making.”

Being raised in the same building as NHLers clearly influenced the young Kitchener Rangers forward. But they weren’t the only pros who had an impact on Bailey when he was younger.

by · February 19, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, NHL Entry Draft, OHL
John Gibson (OHL Images)

Team USA Goaltender John Gibson Shining at World Junior Championship

Goaltender John Gibson has been the best player on the ice for Team USA at the World Junior Championship in Ufa, Russia. Gibson has certainly lived up to the hype on the world stage facing the […]

by · December 31, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, OHL, Player Profiles, World Junior Hockey Championship
Ryan Murphy (Aaron Bell/CHL Images)

2013 World Juniors: Will Ryan Murphy Finally Crack Canada’s Roster?

Nepotism screams aloud at Ryan Murphy. Will Steve Spott being Canada’s head coach guarantee him a spot on the final roster, or is he actually deserving?

Stefan Noesen (Aaron Bell/CHL Images)

Trio of Senators Prospects Lighting Up the OHL

written by @iancmclaren The ongoing history of Ottawa Senators hockey may be on hold (thanks to the ongoing NHL lockout), but the future of the organization is extremely bright, due […]

by · November 19, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, OHL, Ottawa Senators, Prospects
With his OHL career revived, Cody Alcock returns for his second season as Kingston Frontenacs captain.  (OHL Images)

OHL 2012-13 Season Preview Part 2

This is Part 2 of a 4 Part Series. Part 1: Barrie Colts, Belleville Bulls, Brampton Battalion, Erie Otters & Guelph Storm Part 2: Kingston Frontenacs, Kitchener Rangers, London Knights, […]

by · August 29, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, OHL, Previews and Predictions
2012 NHL Mock Draft

A June 2012 NHL Mock Draft

Now that the 2011-2012 NHL season has wrapped up, and the Los Angeles Kings have won the Stanley Cup, the next big event for hockey fans to look forward to […]

by · June 14, 2012 · 8 comments · CHL, College Hockey, OHL, Prospects, QMJHL, WHL
Max Iafrate—The Next Ones: NHL 2012 Draft Prospect Profile

Max Iafrate—The Next Ones: NHL 2012 Draft Prospect Profile

Max Iafrate THW Close-Up: Date of birth: 28 March 1994 Hometown: Livonia, MI Ht: 6′ 2″  Wt: 220 Shoots: Right Position: Defense NHL Entry Draft Eligibility: 1st time eligible 2012 […]

by · June 2, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, National Juniors, OHL, Player Profiles, Prospects
Final Top 60 NHL Prospect Rankings for 2012 Draft

Final Top 60 NHL Prospect Rankings for 2012 Draft

With the hustle and bustle of the NHL’s Stanley Cup Playoffs, some hockey fans seem to forget that some of the world’s top prospects are also duking it out in […]

by · April 28, 2012 · 1 comment · CHL, National Juniors, OHL, Prospects, QMJHL, WHL
Top 10 Best CHL Franchises for Imports

Top 10 Best CHL Franchises for Imports

Ever since the Canadian Hockey League has adopted its annual import draft, the talent pool of European players who have come over has been incredible.  Nearly 190 imports who have […]