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Successful landing

Successful landing

by Ryan Kennedy - December 15, 2009 1:15 PM EST

In this edition of our weekly list of players we can't wait to see in the NHL someday, we profile future Wing Tomas Tatar.
I had a chance on the weekend to see one of the American League’s most talent-laden teams, in terms of prospects, as the Grand Rapids Griffins visited Toronto.


Panik room

Panik room

by Ryan Kennedy - December 8, 2009 2:20 PM EST

In this week's rundown of players we can't wait to see in the NHL, we profile Tampa prospect Richard Panik.
Another road trip landed The Hot List in Oshawa on the weekend, where the Generals stunned the powerhouse Windsor Spitfires 5-4 in a shootout.


California kid

California kid

by Ryan Kennedy - December 1, 2009 11:48 AM EST

Beau Bennett is getting noticed in the BCHL, but his roots stem from a much sunnier climate.
Sweden has officially announced its roster for the World Junior Championship and there were some surprises. Most notably, no players from major junior made the cut, including Sault Ste.


Being Burmistrov

Being Burmistrov

by Ryan Kennedy - November 24, 2009 1:20 PM EST

In our weekly look at players we can't wait to see in the NHL, Barrie's Alexander Burmistrov is featured.
Another patented Hot List road trip last weekend turned up a gem of a game in Barrie, Ont., as the hometown Colts dusted a potent opponent in the Saginaw Spirit, 4-2.


Loyal Coyle

Loyal Coyle

by Ryan Kennedy - November 17, 2009 12:15 PM EST

In this week's rundown, we focus on the CHL-Russia Summit Series and profile Charlie Coyle of the EJHL's South Shore Kings.
The CHL-Russia Summit Series got underway Monday night with the ‘Q’ stars getting first cracks at their Eastern foes in Drummondville, Que.


Winged Tigre

Winged Tigre

by Ryan Kennedy - November 10, 2009 12:20 PM EST

In this week's roundup of players we can't wait to see in the NHL someday, we profile Wings prospect Andrej Nestrasil.
For the second straight year, Team USA took the World Jr. A Challenge crown in Summerside, P.E.I., this time with a 2-1 victory over Canada West.


Brock's game booming

Brock's game booming

by Ryan Kennedy - November 3, 2009 10:30 AM EST

In our weekly list of prospects we are itching to see in NHL colors, we profile Brock Beukeboom.
I’m starting to get the world junior itch, thinking about all the roster possibilities – Taylor Hall, Nazem Kadri, Erik Karlsson – ohhh, it’s gonna be hot in Saskatchewan.


Big Mac a tasty prospect

Big Mac a tasty prospect

by Ryan Kennedy - October 27, 2009 12:05 PM EDT

This week in our roundup of players we can't wait to see in the NHL someday, we profile NAHL goalie Mac Carruth.
In this week's list of players we're looking forward to seeing more of, we go coast-to-coast – on both sides of the Atlantic – to hunt for the game's top up-and-coming talent.


Fantasic Voyageur

Fantasic Voyageur

by Ryan Kennedy - October 20, 2009 11:35 AM EDT

This week in our rundown of players we can't wait to see in the NHL one day, we profile OJAHLer Brock Higgs.
The World Jr. A Challenge will take place Nov. 1-8 in Summerside, P.E.I., and rosters are already filtering through. This tourney is a great opportunity to get to know kids who may be a little underexposed at this point and the fact Canada has two teams (East and West) will appease those who insist the nation could always ice a pair of squads.


Weal deal

Weal deal

by Ryan Kennedy - October 13, 2009 11:45 AM EDT

In this week's list of players we can't wait to see in the NHL, we feature Jordan Weal of the Regina Pats.
With the NCAA and American League swinging into action, we now have prospect watches at all levels. And while a lot of rookies are making noise in the NHL already, it's fair to say quite a few more are in the pipeline.


Petes pedigree

Petes pedigree

by Ryan Kennedy - October 6, 2009 2:46 PM EDT

Ryan Spooner of the Peterborough Petes is featured in this week's list of players we can't wait to see in the NHL.
With the NHL season now a go, let’s give a little shout-out to those rookies who made their big league debuts. James van Riemsdyk, Michael Del Zotto and Matt Gilroy are just a couple of early lights who have now graduated from the Hot List, so congratulations, boys.


Whaler wonder

Whaler wonder

by Ryan Kennedy - September 29, 2009 12:05 PM EDT

In this week's list of players we can't wait to see in the NHL some day, we profile 2010 NHL draft prospect Tyler Seguin.
The NHL season starts Thursday, which means final decisions have been made and the rest of the American League and major junior rosters can shake out.


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