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Off to a strong start

Off to a strong start

by Ryan Kennedy - September 28, 2010 12:10 PM EDT

In our look at players we can't wait to see in the NHL one day, we feature Colorado's Kevin Shattenkirk.
Lots of cuts are being made at NHL training camps, but some prominent prospects are still in the mix. Injuries and disappointments may clear the way for some more teen stars in the league this year, at least to start off.


Training camp notes

Training camp notes

by Ryan Kennedy - September 21, 2010 2:15 PM EDT

With a lot of prospects at NHL camps, we look at those having a strong showing and others off to a hot start with their junior team.
NHL training camps are on and the kids are once again making their names known. Before they graduate to the bigs, we like to round ‘em up for The Hot List.


A new season begins

A new season begins

by Ryan Kennedy - September 14, 2010 2:15 PM EDT

In our list of prospects we can't wait to see in the NHL one day, we profile Notre Dame's Riley Sheahan and follow nine others.
The prospect world is already in full swing thanks to NHL rookie tournaments and regular season play in the Quebec League, so life is good again.


2011 draft prospects

2011 draft prospects

by Ryan Kennedy - August 24, 2010 1:44 PM EDT

Coming off the NHL's Research and Development Camp, we look at some of the top players available next summer.
For most of the media attending the NHL’s Research & Development Camp last week, the exhibition provided insights into how potential new rules would work in a game situation.


Ivan Hlinka recap

Ivan Hlinka recap

by Ryan Kennedy - August 17, 2010 12:40 PM EDT

Our list of players we can't wait to see in the NHL one day focuses on those who shone at the international tourney, led by Erik Gudbranson.
Canada eked out a 1-0 win at the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament on the weekend, but the fact Team USA got to the final speaks very well for America’s hockey future.


Draft day steals

Draft day steals

by Ryan Kennedy - June 29, 2010 1:35 PM EDT

In this week's list of players we can't wait to see in the NHL, Jeff Skinner, now of the Carolina Hurricanes, is featured.
There were surprises aplenty at the NHL draft on the weekend and with them came a lot of good value picks. For kids who dropped, they can at least take solace in the fact that when they become NHL stars, folks will constantly crow about how their team could have snapped up such a hot talent earlier.


Howden ya doin'?

Howden ya doin'?

by Ryan Kennedy - June 2, 2010 11:55 AM EDT

In this week's rundown of players we can't wait to see in the NHL someday, we profile Quinton Howden of WHL Moose Jaw.
Oh, Hot List, I can’t quit you. There’s just too much going on right now not to file another roundup of the prospects we’re excited to see in the NHL one day.


Captain Colt

Captain Colt

by Ryan Kennedy - May 4, 2010 1:15 PM EDT

In our weekly list of prospects we're excited to see in the NHL one day, we feature the grit of Barrie's Stefan Della Rovere.
The Hot List took in Game 1 of the Ontario League final last week between Barrie and Windsor and the talent on display was for real. The Spitfires are on the cusp of eliminating the Colts right now and would join Brandon at the Memorial Cup in the process.


Don't mess with McIlrath

Don't mess with McIlrath

by Ryan Kennedy - April 27, 2010 11:05 AM EDT

In our weekly rundown of exciting prospects, we feature Dylan McIlrath, the warrior from Moose Jaw.
Team USA is once again on top of the world thanks to a decisive tourney victory at the under-18s in Belarus, while the Ontario League’s Windsor Spitfires are still alive after erasing a three-game deficit to beat Kitchener in seven.


Gamblin' man

Gamblin' man

by Ryan Kennedy - April 20, 2010 12:40 PM EDT

We profile prospect Anders Lee from Green Bay of the USHL in this week's rundown of players we can't wait to see in the NHL.
Canada got thrashed in the opening round of the World Under-18 Championship in Belarus, giving credence to the notion the organizers should have waited a couple more days to add players such as Plymouth’s Tyler Seguin, whose Whalers were knocked out of the playoffs before the tournament started.


London's Knight

London's Knight

by Ryan Kennedy - April 13, 2010 12:15 PM EDT

In our weekly list of players we can't wait to see in the NHL one day, we profile Jared Knight of OHL London.
Boston College reigned supreme at the Frozen Four, while major junior is in the thick of the playoffs. The United States League post-season has also kicked off, while the best of the rest play for their country at the World Under-18 Championship in Belarus.


Raising the stakes

Raising the stakes

by Ryan Kennedy - April 6, 2010 12:35 PM EDT

In this week's rundown of players we can't wait to see more of, we look at some of the juniors and AHLers who've stepped up their games.
With major junior playoffs in full swing, the Frozen Four set and some ex-NCAA players getting their feet wet in the American League, there’s a lot of turf to cover this week, so let’s get right to our weekly collection of the kids we’re excited to see in the NHL some day.


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