by Ryan Kennedy - January 1, 2013 11:21 AM UTC
In this week's list of players we can't wait to see in the NHL one day, we look at WJC stars and feature J.C. Lipon.
UFA, RUSSIA - The medal round is set here in Ufa, but the world juniors never fail to bring upsets. This year, it was Finland that crashed out of the tournament.
by Ryan Kennedy - December 18, 2012 2:00 PM UTC
On this week's list of players we can't wait to see in the NHL one day, we profile Stephen Harper of the Erie Otters.
It’s been a good news-bad news week for fans of Team USA’s World Junior Championship entry. On the positive side of the ledger, Alex Galchenyuk was named Ontario League player of the week thanks to eight points in two games.
by Ryan Kennedy - December 11, 2012 12:22 PM UTC
In this week's list of players we can't wait to see in the NHL, we profile Mirco Mueller and look at other WJC-bound players.
Major junior’s Europeans have travelled back home for camp, while Canada is sequestered in Calgary and the Americans are in New York. The World Junior Championship is fast approaching and there’s still a lot of intrigue over who will end up in Ufa, Russia.
by Ryan Kennedy - December 4, 2012 2:06 PM UTC
Teddy Blueger of the WCHA's Minnesota State-Mankato is the feature of this week's list of players we can't wait to see in the NHL.
Preliminary world junior rosters are seeping out and already there are some surprises. Sweden, which has to go young thanks to injuries and AHL commitments, did not pick 2013-eligible Andre Burakowsky, though several others will get a chance.
by Ryan Kennedy - November 28, 2012 9:55 AM UTC
In this week's list of prospects we can't wait to see in the NHL one day, we profile Nolan De Jong of the Victoria Grizzlies.
The last of the prospect circuits are getting underway now. The first weekend of Minnesota high school play is in the books, while high school hockey in New England kicks off this week.
by Ryan Kennedy - November 20, 2012 2:27 PM UTC
In this week's list of prospects, we focus on Gatineau's Emile Poirier, and look at others, such as the Soo's Darnell Nurse.
Now that the dust has settled on a score of international tournaments, it’s time for a quick breather before world junior talk begins to dominate the scene in December.
by Ryan Kennedy - November 13, 2012 1:15 PM UTC
In this week's list of players we can't wait to see in the NHL, we catch up on different tournaments.
The Hot List took a road trip to Gatineau on Friday to see Halifax take on the Olympiques in a barnburner of a game. Though the Mooseheads won 5-1 in the end, the game was kept close by Gatineau goalie Eric Brassard.
by Ryan Kennedy - November 6, 2012 3:20 PM UTC
In this week's list of players we can't wait to see in the NHL one day, we profile the USHL's Michael Downing.
Everything is happening right now! The CHL-Russia Super Series kicked off in Quebec with the locals getting a full dose of the Nail and Mikhail Show, as Yakupov and Grigorenko led the visitors to a 6-2 victory.
by Ryan Kennedy - November 1, 2012 11:50 AM UTC
This week's focus is Frederik Gauthier of Rimouski, but we can't ignore other performances, such as Jordan Binnington's.
The purpose of the Hot List is not just to celebrate those who had big weeks – that would get pretty repetitive. Instead, it’s also a place to shine light on a whole range of players reaching for the spotlight.
by Ryan Kennedy - October 23, 2012 2:04 PM UTC
In this week's list of prospects we can't wait to see in the NHL one day, we profile Matt Buckles of the St. Michael's Buzzers.
While more attention gets paid to the prospect ranks, more news keeps coming down the pipeline. Highly touted Slovakian winger Patrik Koys has joined Shawinigan of the Quebec League, while the rosters and coaches for the Canadian Hockey League’s annual Super Series vs.
by Ryan Kennedy - October 16, 2012 2:38 PM UTC
In our weekly focus on players we can't wait to see in the NHL someday, we profile Kelowna's blueline demon.
If there's a silver lining to the NHL lockout, it's the super-sizing of major junior and the American League, the latter of which just had its opening weekend.
by Ryan Kennedy - October 9, 2012 3:20 PM UTC
In this week's list of players we can't wait to see in the NHL one day, we profile Ryan Hartman of the Plymouth Whalers.
Another Hot List road trip turned out to be a barnburner, as Guelph pulled out a dramatic 5-4 win in the dying seconds against visiting Plymouth, but that wasn’t the only action going on.