by Ryan Kennedy - May 5, 2009 12:13 PM EDT
In this week's list of players we can't wait t see in the NHL, we have a mixed bag of draft prospects for the pros and the juniors.
Prospect season never truly ends; it just reloads. While the Canadian League playoff races are closing out and the Memorial Cup is within sight, the Ontario League and the Western League both held their drafts recently.
by Ryan Kennedy - April 28, 2009 3:45 PM EDT
In this week's list of players we can't wait to see in the NHL someday, we profile top Canucks prospect Michael Grabner.
The finals are set in the Canadian League as teams jockey for position in the Memorial Cup. Star power is abundant, though John Tavares will have to watch from home after Windsor bounced his London Knights in the Ontario League semis.
by Ryan Kennedy - April 21, 2009 10:51 AM EDT
In this week's list of players we can't wait to see in the NHL some day, we focus on the under-18 world championship.
All hail the U.S.A. The home team took the World Under-18 Championship with authority, smacking down Russia in the final 5-0. With many unheralded prospects getting a chance to shine in Fargo, N.
by Ryan Kennedy - April 14, 2009 11:55 AM EDT
In our weekly rundown of players we can't wait to see in the NHL we profile Swedish forward Jacob Josefson.
The world under-18s are in full swing, with numerous European dynamos ruling the scoresheet. Meanwhile, the cream of the crop have all risen to the top in the Ontario League playoffs, meaning there will be some heavily scouted games on the road to the Memorial Cup.
by Ryan Kennedy - April 7, 2009 11:24 AM EDT
In our weekly rundown of players we can't wait to see in the NHL, we profile top 2009 prospect Victor Hedman.
Not only do we have major junior playoffs and the Frozen Four in full swing, but the IIHF World Under-18 Championship has taken over Fargo and Moorhead on the North Dakota-Minnesota border.
by Ryan Kennedy - March 31, 2009 11:44 AM EDT
In this week's roundup of future NHLer's we're stoked to see one day, we profile Minnesota high school phenom Nick Leddy.
The Frozen Four lineup may be Cinderella’s dream with Bemidji State, Vermont and Miami, Ohio joining Boston U., but that doesn’t mean the action will be any less intense in Washington, D.
by Ryan Kennedy - March 24, 2009 11:58 AM EDT
In this edition of our countdown of players we can't wait to see in the NHL someday, we profile OHL London's Nazem Kadri.
The NCAA Frozen Four bracket of 16 is set and the major junior playoffs are already in full swing, so there’s action aplenty out there for all fans of prospects.
by Ryan Kennedy - March 17, 2009 11:27 AM EDT
Playoffs are starting to descend on the prospect world and one player looking to shine is Matt Duchene of the Brampton Battalion.
All Hail the Eden Prairie Eagles, winner of the Minnesota State High School tournament’s top-tier championship. And while you’re at it, get ready to start hailing some other teams, too, as major junior playoffs begin this week.
by Ryan Kennedy - March 10, 2009 11:41 AM EDT
In this week's roundup of players we can't wait to see in the NHL someday, we profile QMJHL blueliner Brandon Gormley.
As teams in various leagues jockey for post-season positioning, the cream rises to the top. The Minnesota State High School Tournament final is fast approaching and NCAA teams are locking down their playoff seeds.
by Ryan Kennedy - March 3, 2009 2:53 PM EST
In our weekly look at players we can't wait to see in an NHL sweater, we profile 2009 draft eligible Drew Shore of the USNTDP.
Took another Hot List mini-road trip on the weekend to watch the Brampton Battalion dismantle a listless Peterborough Petes team. Needless to say, Evgeny Grachev was like an unstoppable hockey condor and the rumor going ’round the rink was that Toronto’s Cliff Fletcher was in the house, likely enjoying the speed, great hands and faceoff prowess of the draft eligible Matt Duchene.
by Ryan Kennedy - February 24, 2009 11:12 AM EST
In our weekly look at prospects we can't wait to see in the NHL one day, we profile Simon Despres of the Saint John Sea Dogs.
With the Windsor Spitfires signing Cam Fowler (and expected to bring Richard Panik into the fold) this week, this year's top Ontario League team is already loading up for next season.
by Ryan Kennedy - February 17, 2009 3:08 PM EST
In this week's roundup of players we can't wait to see in the NHL some day, we profile top draft prospect Peter Holland.
Congratulations to John Tavares, who scored his 200th career Ontario League goal over the weekend. J.T. sure looks like he’s cementing that No.
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