Prospect Ramblings: Some youngsters shining in AHL playoffs (April 29)

By |2017-04-29T21:47:02-04:00April 29th, 2017|Prospects Rambling|

Carolina prospect Lucas Wallmark of the Charlotte Checkers is tied for the scoring lead so far in Calder Cup action.   There’s nothing like the crucible of playoff hockey to accelerate the development of young players. This week, we examine a few prospects who are doing well early in the American Hockey League playoffs. C [...]

Christopher Paquette

By |2017-06-05T13:45:30-04:00April 29th, 2017|Prospect - Graduates|

    Christopher Paquette, C   Shoots: R Height: 6-1 Weight: 174 Born: 1998-03-27 Hometown: Victoria, BC, Canada Drafted: 2016 by the Tampa Bay Lightning, 148th overall   Observations: April 29 – The heavy-set forward was acquired by the Peterborough Petes midway through the OHL season to bolster their depth heading into the post-season. While [...]

NHL Draft Rankings

By |2017-04-28T17:46:40-04:00April 28th, 2017|Feature Story, NHL Draft Rankings|

2017 NHL Draft Rankings April 28, 2017 Peter Harling 1. Nolan Patrick, Centre, 6-3, 198 (Brandon, WHL) Has all the tools, size, skill, skating, smarts; Jack of all trades – master of none. 2. Nico Hischier, Centre, 6-1, 176 (Halifax, QMJHL) Dynamic offensive centre, but plays solid defensively as well. 3. Casey Mittelstadt, Centre, 6-1, [...]

Patrik Laine

By |2017-04-28T18:05:31-04:00April 28th, 2017|Prospect - Graduates|

a Patrik Laine, RW/LW Shoots: R Height: 6-04 Weight: 209 Born: 1998-4-19 Hometown:  Tampere, FIN Drafted: 2nd overall 2016 by Winnipeg Jets           Observations: May 2017 – I don’t know if Laine can truly be considered a prospect any longer after his phenomenal rookie season, which saw him not only net [...]

Auston Matthews

By |2017-12-08T11:30:35-05:00April 26th, 2017|Prospect - Graduates|

Auston Matthews, C Shoots: L Height: 6-2 Weight: 194 Born: 1997-09-17 Hometown: Scotsdale, AZ Draft Eligible: 2016 by Toronto Maple Leafs, 1st Overall         Observations:   April 2017 – With his rejection of playing the World Championships, the Matthews rookie season is complete. He came, he scored, he threw some size around, [...]

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