Prospect Ramblings – Ranking the Top 11 for 2019

By |2019-01-31T11:41:11-05:00January 31st, 2019|Prospects Rambling|

  Prospect Ramblings - My 2019 top 11 mid-way choices.   Welcome to my Thursday ramblings. This week I will go over my top 11 prospects for 2019, why 11? Because:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4xgx4k83zzc   Also I have become a little burned out from being in too many pools and watching too much hockey, and I [...]

Projecting Prospect Point Potential Using PNHLe – January 2019

By |2019-01-29T14:46:31-05:00January 30th, 2019|Feature Story|

  Hockey leagues around the world have now surpassed the halfway mark and are coming down the homestretch towards the playoffs. The World Junior Championship has concluded and a number of NHL prospects have etched themselves into the collective memory of fantasy GMs everywhere.  Most likely, an onslaught of free agent pickups have transpired in [...]

IIHF Division 1A and 1B Junior Tournaments

By |2019-01-27T21:06:14-05:00January 28th, 2019|Feature Story|

image courtesy of IIHF.com   *** Draft junkies are spoiled each winter, with the World Junior A Challenge and World Juniors stealing many eyes for a few weeks each year. But, like every IIHF level, the top World Junior tournament isn’t the only major U20 event that takes place during the coldest time of the [...]

Prospect Mailbag: Patrick, Zadina, Necas, Woo & Kravtsov for Calder? (January 2019)

By |2019-01-25T14:21:29-05:00January 25th, 2019|Feature Story|

  Question: “Id love a deep dive on Nolan Patrick. Has been invisible at times this season, but hot lately. Another second-half heat up?”   Answer: It hasn’t exactly been the season many hoped for from the 2017 second overall selection. Patrick’s 17 points in 41 games put him on an identical pace to his [...]

KHL Update – 2018 draftees

By |2019-01-23T01:41:50-05:00January 23rd, 2019|Feature Story|

  KHL Update   For January we shall go over how the 2018 class is fairing in the KHL   Vitali Kravtsov (NYR; #9, 1st round) – Kravtsov is having a good season on a pretty poor Traktor team with 17 points in 39 games, which is pretty good for an 18/19 year old. He [...]

SHL Report – January 2019

By |2019-01-20T21:12:49-05:00January 21st, 2019|Feature Story|

Draft Eligible Nils Höglander is making pro strides for SHL's Rögle   December and January are interesting months when it comes to prospects tuning their craft in professional European leagues. With the World Juniors in mid-swing to start off the New Year, many teams lose their talented young players for those exciting few weeks. Upon [...]