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Size matters

Size matters

by Ryan Kennedy - April 8, 2008 1:17 PM EDT

In this week's list of players The Hockey News can't wait to see in the NHL, we profile WHL goalie Chet Pickard.
The big names are putting up big numbers in the major junior playoffs, while we shift some of the spotlight to the American League since the Frozen Four won’t be resolved until the weekend.


First the world, then Ontario

First the world, then Ontario

by Ryan Kennedy - April 1, 2008 11:56 AM EDT

OHL and Team Canada goalie Steve Mason is profiled in this week's list of players we can't wait to see in the NHL.
With playoffs in full swing in most junior, college and minor pro leagues, we take another look at the 15 players we can’t wait to see in the NHL one day.


Badgers down, but not out

Badgers down, but not out

by Ryan Kennedy - March 25, 2008 12:20 PM EDT

Our list of players we can't wait to see in the NHL features Wisconsin Badgers defenseman Cody Goloubef.
Playoffs are in full swing for all the junior and college leagues now, so let’s see who is scoring when it counts. 1. Steven Stamkos, C – Sarnia Sting (OHL): The consensus No.


No. 2 could go No. 1

No. 2 could go No. 1

by Ryan Kennedy - March 18, 2008 11:36 AM EDT

In this week's list of prospects we can't wait to see in the NHL, we profile Lewiston backup Peter Delmas.
Looks like another Hot List alumnus is graduating to the NHL – right winger Kyle Okposo is slated to make his debut with the Islanders Tuesday against Toronto.


No. 2 with a bullet

No. 2 with a bullet

by Ryan Kennedy - March 11, 2008 12:07 PM EDT

In this week's list of players we can't wait to see in the NHL one day, we profile projected second overall pick Drew Doughty.
The Hot List took another OHL road trip this weekend, taking in a tilt between the Guelph Storm and London Knights. Playoffs in the various leagues are about to jump off, so look for some new heroes to make the grade in the upcoming weeks.


Rocket up the rankings

Rocket up the rankings

by Ryan Kennedy - March 4, 2008 1:03 PM EST

This week in THN's countdown of players we're stoked to see in the NHL, we profile WHL blueliner Luke Schenn.
As we do every week, here's the latest edition of players we can't wait to see in the NHL one day. 1. Luke Schenn, D – Kelowna Rockets (WHL): The dressing room in Kelowna is loaded with young talent and if you believe defenseman Luke Schenn, that talent doesn’t pay attention to the draft rankings too often.


Going small to play big

Going small to play big

by Ryan Kennedy - February 19, 2008 1:15 PM EST

This week in THN's list of players we can't wait to see in the NHL one day, we profile Leafs prospect Chris DiDomenico.
First off, The Hot List sends its condolences to the family of Windsor Spitfires captain Mickey Renaud, who passed away unexpectedly on the weekend.


Toew-ing the way

Toew-ing the way

by Ryan Kennedy - February 12, 2008 11:25 AM EST

In this week's list of players we can wait to see in the NHL, we profile the younger brother of Hawks sensation Jonathan Toews.
Steven Stamkos and John Tavares remain enshrined in the Hot List Hall of Fame, but look for some pub on Stammer’s teammate this week. 1.


Eye of the Sound Tiger

Eye of the Sound Tiger

by Ryan Kennedy - February 5, 2008 11:18 AM EST

In this week's list of players we can't wait to see in the NHL, we profile Isles prospect Kyle Okposo.
Business as usual this week for Hot List Hall of Famers Steven Stamkos (six point night against Saginaw) and John Tavares (93 points and running), so let’s keep on revealing more stars and dark horses of future drafts, plus some signed talents who are getting really close.


Taking it to the next level

Taking it to the next level

by Ryan Kennedy - January 29, 2008 11:24 AM EST

In this week's list of players we can't wait to see in the NHL, we profile Minnesota high school blueliner Jake Gardiner.
After their head-to-head showdown, Hot List Hall of Famers Steven Stamkos and John Tavares return to their thrones. With pre-draft scouting reports beginning to pick up, expect to see some fresh new names on the list in the weeks to come.


Friends in high places

Friends in high places

by Ryan Kennedy - January 21, 2008 10:37 PM EST

This week in our list of players we can't wait to see in the NHL, we profile OHL blueliner Michael Del Zotto.
The Hot List took a field trip to Oshawa, Ont., Sunday for the clash of the titans: Steven Stamkos and his Sarnia Sting versus John Tavares and the Oshawa Generals.


Pietrangelo all about balance

Pietrangelo all about balance

by Ryan Kennedy - January 15, 2008 11:40 AM EST

In this week's list of players we can't wait to see in the NHL, we profile big OHL blueliner Alex Pietrangelo.
Steven Stamkos and John Tavares faceoff this weekend in Oshawa, so for now they’re still in The Hot List (The Hockey News’ weekly roundup of players we can’t wait to see in the NHL) Hall of Fame.


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