30 in 30 Vancouver

By |2016-10-28T13:54:33-04:00July 31st, 2016|Feature Story|

Finnish defenseman Olli Juolevi went to Vancouver with the fifth overall pick of the 2016 NHL draft.   With many believing the Canucks aren’t sure if they’re coming or going, they made savvy moves this off-season on both the draft floor and in free agency. While there will be much more needed to truly alter [...]

Prospect Ramblings: (Update) Barrie, Avs avoid arbitration ruling

By |2016-07-31T17:23:14-04:00July 30th, 2016|Prospects Rambling|

Tyson Barrie seems determined to go the distance in arbitration with the Colorado Avalanche, whose coach Patrick Roy is rumored to have sourced on the young offensive defenseman.   UPDATE: The Colorado Avalanche signed defenseman Tyson Barrie to a four-year, $22-million contract Sunday hours before an arbitration ruling was due. Tyson, the only one of [...]

30 in 30 Washington Capitals

By |2016-09-15T23:18:50-04:00July 30th, 2016|Feature Story|

  This is the last big year for the Capitals to compete for the Stanley Cup with many players on their roster either UFAs or RFAs once season ends. They were not far from their goal as they ran into a hot Penguins team that ultimately won in the end. The 2016 draft, and subsequent [...]

30 in 30 L.A. Kings

By |2017-06-05T12:04:05-04:00July 29th, 2016|Feature Story|

With their top pick of the 2016 entry draft, the Kings chose offensive defenseman Kyle Clague.   The Los Angeles Kings have had a first-round pick in only two of the past six drafts. Despite owning four picks in this draft, the Kings remained inactive on the draft floor, making no moves other than selecting [...]

30 in 30 Toronto Maple Leafs

By |2016-07-28T10:57:20-04:00July 28th, 2016|Feature Story|

As the rebuild continues for the famed franchise, the 2016-17 season might be the most important and intense season since the early 90s. Much of the foundation has been laid, now the bricks get to be put in place. While 13 prospects skated in several games last year to get a taste of what they [...]

30 in 30 Tampa Bay Lightning

By |2016-07-27T09:42:36-04:00July 27th, 2016|Feature Story|

The Tampa Bay Lightning spent more time this offseason keeping current players on the roster than they did bringing new ones in. The biggest re-signing being Steven Stamkos eight-year extension. Add Victor Hedman and Alex Killorn to that list and the 2016-2017 Tampa Bay Lightning look a lot similar to the 2015-2016 Tampa Bay Lightning. [...]

30 in 30 St. Louis Blues

By |2016-07-26T09:04:00-04:00July 26th, 2016|Feature Story|

The winds of change are blowing in the gateway to the west. Head coach Ken Hitchcock signed a one-year extension and announced that he would leave the team after the 2016-17 season, his sixth with the team. Mike Yeo will serve as Hitchcock’s assistant coach for this year before taking over the reins in 2017-18. [...]