July 4, 2013

VIDEO: Sharks GM Doug Wilson, Penguins GM Ray Shero discuss anatomy of Tyler Kennedy trade

VIDEO: Sharks GM Doug Wilson, Penguins GM Ray Shero discuss anatomy of Tyler Kennedy trade

by The Hockey News - July 4, 2013 11:50 AM EDT


THN’s Ken Campbell caught up with the architects of the Tyler Kennedy deal to discuss how the trade came to pass and what Pittsburgh ended up doing with the pick they received in the transaction.
The Pittsburgh Penguins traded forward Tyler Kennedy to the San Jose Sharks for the 50th overall selection at this year’s draft. 
  
THN’s Ken Campbell caught up with the architects of the deal - San Jose GM Doug Wilson and Pittsburgh GM Ray Shero - to discuss how the trade came to pass and what Shero ended up doing with the pick he received in the transaction.

July 2, 2013

NHL in need of new three-point system

NHL in need of new three-point system

by The Hockey News - July 2, 2013 1:15 PM EDT

Adding to its many pitfalls, the ‘loser point’ is now clearly fostering defensive hockey. It’s time for the NHL to change.
By Michael Lopez On Valentine’s Day in 2010, Nashville travelled to Pittsburgh for a matinee affair that was rife with playoff implications and a sold out Mellon Arena crowd was treated to an exciting, back and forth contest.

July 1, 2013

VIDEO: Puck Panel - 2013 NHL Draft recap

VIDEO: Puck Panel - 2013 NHL Draft recap

by The Hockey News - July 1, 2013 12:23 AM EDT

THN senior writers Ken Campbell and Ryan Kennedy are joined by Uffe Bodin, the Editor in Chief of HockeySverige.se, to discuss Seth Jones dropping, the three Swedes taken in the first round and why Columbus was a big winner.
The dust has settled on a whirlwind 2013 installment of the NHL Draft. To look back on the day that was THN senior writers Ken Campbell and Ryan Kennedy are joined by Uffe Bodin, the Editor in Chief of  HockeySverige.


2013 NHL Draft Central

2013 NHL Draft Central

by The Hockey News - July 1, 2013 12:00 AM EDT

THN has you covered with pick-by-pick coverage of the entire 2013 NHL draft from New Jersey.
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June 30, 2013

VIDEO: Monahan, Nurse, Horvat & McCarron react after being drafted

VIDEO: Monahan, Nurse, Horvat & McCarron react after being drafted

by The Hockey News - June 30, 2013 8:30 PM EDT

It's a special day for young hockey players as they begin their NHL careers.
It's a special day for young hockey players as they begin their pro careers and THN was there to capture their thoughts after they found out who'll they'll play for in the NHL.


VIDEO: Morgan Klimchuk 2013 NHL draft prospect one-on-one

VIDEO: Morgan Klimchuk 2013 NHL draft prospect one-on-one

by The Hockey News - June 30, 2013 12:30 PM EDT



THN’s Ryan Kennedy talked with Klimchuk, who is expected to be a first-rounder after doubling his goal total this season.
Morgan Klimchuk doubled his goal total in his second full season of action with the Regina Pats. The left winger had 36 goals and 76 points through 72 games in 2012-13 and demonstrated he is on an upward trajectory.

June 29, 2013

VIDEO: Josh Morrissey 2013 NHL draft prospect one-on-one

VIDEO: Josh Morrissey 2013 NHL draft prospect one-on-one

by The Hockey News - June 29, 2013 5:00 PM EDT

In 70 games with the Prince Albert Raiders, Josh Morrissey had 15 goals, 47 points and finished the year plus-14, the first time he was a plus player over his three years in the Western League.

 THN’s Ryan Kennedy caught up with the defenseman ahead of Sunday’s draft.
Josh Morrissey set career highs in all major stat categories last season with the Prince Albert Raiders. In 70 games Morrissey had 15 goals, 47 points and finished the year plus-14, the first time he was a plus player over his three years in the Western League.


VIDEO: NHL Mock Draft – Picks 28-30

VIDEO: NHL Mock Draft – Picks 28-30

by The Hockey News - June 29, 2013 11:50 AM EDT

In the tenth and final installment, Ryan projects the third pick for Calgary in the round, the second one for Dallas and who the Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks will take with the final pick in Round 1, plus he gives an in-depth scouting report on each prospect.
THN’s prospect expert Ryan Kennedy offers up his predictions for the 2013 NHL draft.   In the tenth and final installment, Ryan projects the third pick for Calgary in the round, the second one for Dallas and who the Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks will take with the final pick in Round 1, plus he gives an in-depth scouting report on each prospect.

June 28, 2013

VIDEO: Darnell Nurse 2013 NHL draft prospect one-on-one

VIDEO: Darnell Nurse 2013 NHL draft prospect one-on-one

by The Hockey News - June 28, 2013 3:46 PM EDT

THN’s Ryan Kennedy caught up with hulking blueliner Darnell Nurse ahead of this weekend’s event to discuss winning the OHL Scholastic Player of the Year award, the draft and to also test his football knowledge.
Darnell Nurse put up respectable numbers in his sophomore season with the Soo Greyhounds of the Ontario League. The 6-foot-5 and 195-pound defenseman had 12 goals and 41 points in 68 games and finished the season plus-15, a marked improvement from his rookie season when he was minus-15.


2013 final draft ranking

2013 final draft ranking

by Ryan Kennedy - June 28, 2013 12:55 PM EDT

THN prospect guru, Ryan Kennedy, gives his final prospect ranking ahead of the NHL draft Sunday in New Jersey.
This is it, folks. The picks come down on Sunday and the draft class of 2013 will finally have NHL sweaters to wear. A lot has happened since my third installment of this series and though the prospects themselves have made moves, some of the shifts are based on what the teams are saying.


VIDEO: NHL Mock Draft – Picks 25-27

VIDEO: NHL Mock Draft – Picks 25-27

by The Hockey News - June 28, 2013 12:30 PM EDT

THN’s prospect expert Ryan Kennedy offers up his predictions for the 2013 NHL draft. In part nine of 10, Ryan forecasts Montreal’s and Anaheim’s picks, plus Columbus’ third selection of the first round, and gives an in-depth scouting report on each player.
THN’s prospect expert Ryan Kennedy offers up his predictions for the 2013 NHL draft.   In part nine of 10, Ryan forecasts Montreal’s and Anaheim’s picks, plus Columbus’ third selection of the first round, and gives an in-depth scouting report on each player.


VIDEO: Hunter Shinkaruk 2013 NHL draft prospect one-on-one

VIDEO: Hunter Shinkaruk 2013 NHL draft prospect one-on-one

by The Hockey News - June 28, 2013 12:11 PM EDT

Ryan Kennedy caught up with draft eligible Hunter Shinkaruk, who is a shoe-in to go in the first round Sunday.
Hunter Shinkaruk didn’t reach his 2011-12 goal total of 49 this season, but the 37 he did net were easily enough to maintain his status as an elite NHL draft prospect.

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