TheHockeyNews.com's The Hot List is a weekly roundup of minor league, junior, college and high school players we're excited to one day see in the NHL.
by Ryan Kennedy - May 21, 2013 3:15 PM EDT
On this week's list of players we can't wait to see in the NHL one day, we profile Anthony Mantha of the Val-d’Or Foreurs.
We’ve got a burner of a Memorial Cup going on right now, with all four teams winning one and dropping one to kick things off. The stars have shined and the games have been fun, so it’s looking like a hot finish in Saskatchewan.
by Ryan Kennedy - May 14, 2013 2:31 PM EDT
On this week's list of players we can't wait to see in the NHL one day, we profile Brendan Harms of the USHL's Fargo Force.
The Memorial Cup field is now set and it’s a doozy. The high-powered offenses of London, Portland and Halifax will all converge on Saskatoon, where the host Blades await (and have been waiting since getting bounced in the opening round of the Western League playoffs).
by Ryan Kennedy - May 7, 2013 1:15 PM EDT
The Saskatoon Blades have a long layoff until they host the final major junior tournament of the year.
As the playoffs come to a head in the junior ranks, leagues are beginning to replenish the ponds already. The United States League is in the middle of its two-part draft, while the Quebec League’s Central Scouting registry just released its final ranking – big right winger Nicolas Roy is No.
by Ryan Kennedy - April 30, 2013 2:05 PM EDT
With major junior playoffs winding down and the under-18 championships behind us, The Hot List looks around the prospect world.
Canada finally dethroned Team USA at the world under-18s, beating the Americans 3-2 for gold and ending a four-year championship run. Connor McDavid was the tourney’s MVP and will likely be back next year (and maybe the year after that) to torture the opposition.
by Ryan Kennedy - April 16, 2013 1:45 PM EDT
In this week's list of players we can't wait to see in the NHL one day, we give a nod to Gus Young of the NCAA champion Yale Bulldogs.
Yale has its first national championship, Quinnipiac proved it was for real and St. Cloud State's Drew LeBlanc took the Hobey Baker Award before signing with the Chicago Blackhawks.
by Ryan Kennedy - April 9, 2013 3:15 PM EDT
The third Subban, Jordan, is turning heads in the OHL playoffs and is eligible for this summer's draft.
The Frozen Four kicks off Thursday in Pittsburgh, while CHL playoffs are deep into the second round. As for the next generation of talent, the Ontario League held its draft on the weekend, with Elgin-Middlesex center Travis Konecny going to Ottawa first overall.
by Ryan Kennedy - April 2, 2013 4:30 PM EDT
On this week's list of players we can't wait to see in the NHL one day, we feature CCHA standout Riley Barber.
The Frozen Four is set and the NCAA will have a first-time champ no matter who takes the trophy in Pittsburgh. Quinnipiac, Yale, UMass-Lowell and St.
by Ryan Kennedy - March 26, 2013 11:28 AM EDT
Kerby Rychel didn't slip to the second round in the OHL draft three years ago and he's not likely to fall out of the top 30 in the NHL draft this June.
This is the time of year that matters most. The Frozen Four bracket has been set, with Quinnipiac as the top seed overall but facing a stiff bracket with returning champs Boston College waiting in its regional.
by Ryan Kennedy - March 19, 2013 2:05 PM EDT
On this week's list of players we can't wait to see in the NHL one day, we profile Eric Comrie of the Tri-City Americans.
The playoff fields are now set in major junior and the NCAA is already in full swing, so there’s a lot of important hockey in the works.
by Ryan Kennedy - March 12, 2013 2:00 PM EDT
On this week's list of players we can't wait to see in the NHL one day, we feature Radko Gudas of the Lightning.
The Edina Hornets are your Minnesota state high school champs. Former NHLer Curt Giles was behind the bench as the perennial contender knocked off No.
by Ryan Kennedy - March 5, 2013 2:20 PM EST
In this week's list of players we can't wait to see in the NHL one day, we profile Frederik Tiffels of the Muskegon Lumberjacks.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year if you like high school hockey. The field is set for Minnesota’s legendary state tournament at the Xcel Energy Center, where a new champ will be crowned after Benilde-St.
by Ryan Kennedy - February 19, 2013 3:10 PM EST
On this week's list of player we can't wait to see in the NHL one day, we profile Aleksander Barkov of Tappara in Finland.
It seems like the NHL is just getting into a groove, but playoffs are already beginning in the prospect ranks. First on the slate is the Minnesota high school circuit, where all roads eventually lead to the Xcel Energy Center in St.
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