Prospect Ramblings: The rest of naughty and nice prospects

By |2016-12-31T19:25:23-05:00December 31st, 2016|Prospects Rambling|

Mikhail Sergachev is a future two-way blueline stud for the Montreal Canadiens.   If you follow hockey prospects on their various paths to the pro ranks, you’re undoubtedly riveted to the action in the IIHF world junior championship. After dining on Christmas turkey, there’s still plenty of drama to feast on. Both 3-0 atop Group [...]

Prospect Ramblings – World Junior’s Eve

By |2016-12-25T15:31:37-05:00December 25th, 2016|Prospects Rambling|

Getting excited for tomorrow's start to the World Junior Championhips in this Christmas Sunday Ramblings... *** Happy Holidays everybody! To those celebrating Christmas today, thanks for reading, I know for myself there's just something that feels right about relaxing after a hectic morning and getting some hockey reading in. So lets get to it!   [...]

World junior success enhances NHL draft odds

By |2016-12-23T17:25:24-05:00December 23rd, 2016|Feature Story|

A good performance at the world junior championship might help to get Timothy Liljegren serious consideration as the first overall pick in the 2017 NHL entry draft.   On the brink of the 2017 world junior hockey championship tournament, some of the top 2017 NHL draft prospects are facing off representing their respective countries with [...]

Prospects Mailbag: December Edition

By |2016-12-21T21:30:12-05:00December 21st, 2016|Feature Story|

  Back again for another rousing look at some fantasy upsides, comparisons and deeper dives in the world of prospects! Thank you to all who contributed questions and if you didn’t make the cut this month, keep on sending them my way as I do my best to answer as many as possible. *** Question: [...]

Prospect Ramblings – Prospect Trade Action

By |2016-12-18T15:17:16-05:00December 18th, 2016|Prospects Rambling|

Discussing pre-holiday trades in the QMJHL in this Sunday Ramblings...   *** The NHL holiday trade freeze is approaching without much more than a few assignments and recalls from the AHL so far. Listing them quickly: Minnesota has loaned Teemu Pulkinnen to the Iowa Wild of the AHL Toronto has loaned Antoine Bibeau to the [...]

Liiga halfway through season in Finland

By |2016-12-16T16:21:25-05:00December 16th, 2016|Feature Story|

    Only one game will be played tomorrow (Dec. 17) and then it is time for the Liiga’s Christmas break. The grind resumes Dec. 26. We are halfway through the regular season in the Liiga and the world junior tournament is just around the corner. Team Finland’s camp roster is out and this time [...]

Prospect Ramblings: Team Canada’s Final Roster, USA injury & some AHL action

By |2016-12-16T11:03:14-05:00December 15th, 2016|Prospects Rambling|

I have been behind in my ramblings, but I am back and I hope you are excited to get back to Thursday Prospect Ramblings. We will begin with the World Junior Championships! Team Canada’s roster has been announced, with the final five cuts (Sam Steel (ANA), Zach Senyshyn (BOS), Guillaume Brisebois (VAN), Samuel Girard (NSH) [...]