Prospect Ramblings: 2016 Rookie Tournament Preview (Sep 15)

By |2016-09-16T06:25:35-04:00September 15th, 2016|Prospects Rambling|

The 2016 Rookie Tournament hosted by London will kick off September 16th until the 18th. It showcases four teams playing a round-robin. The four teams include Montreal, Ottawa, Pittsburgh and Toronto prospects. There will be two games each day. The schedule is posted below.   Friday, September 16, 2016 3:35pm – GAME 1 – Pittsburgh [...]

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 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. [...]

30 in 30 New York Rangers

By |2016-07-21T20:18:59-04:00July 21st, 2016|Feature Story|

The New York Rangers ended the 2015/2016 season by bowing out in the first round of the playoffs without much of a whimper. This was heart-wrenching, especially coming off of a successful regular season and back-to-back deep playoff runs. Frustration was apparent, and it ultimately bubbled to the surface during the exit interviews when Rangers [...]

30 in 30 New Jersey Devils

By |2016-07-19T07:24:05-04:00July 19th, 2016|Feature Story|

The New Jersey Devils had a need for improving the forward position in their prospect pool and they succeeded in it, taking six forwards of their nine picks. Here's a closer review of what the Devils did in this year's draft. Michael McLeod, 12th overall The Devils drafted Michael McLeod from the OHL's Mississauga Steelheads [...]

30 in 30 Florida Panthers

By |2016-07-14T14:18:45-04:00July 14th, 2016|Feature Story|

After their most successful regular season in franchise history, clinching the Atlantic Division title, the Florida Panthers have had a busy off-season. The Panthers brought in front office staff changes, starting with moving former GM Dale Tallon to President of Hockey Operations and Associate General Manager Tom Row moving to the General Manager position. They [...]

30 in 30 Carolina Hurricanes

By |2016-07-08T01:19:49-04:00July 7th, 2016|Feature Story|

Draft Breakdown The Carolina Hurricanes were armed with nine picks at the 2016 NHL Entry Draft and in turn, had many different directions they could move in. Lets take a closer look at the nine players that joined Carolina’s prospect ranks this season.   Jake Bean – D – Calgary Hitmen – First Round, 13th [...]

30 in 30 Buffalo Sabres

By |2016-07-16T01:16:45-04:00July 5th, 2016|Feature Story|

*update July 15th - Development Camp notes* click link to move down to the update   The Buffalo Sabres began the draft with 11 draft picks; they ended up using 10 of those draft picks to keep filling the prospect cupboard. They swapped second round draft picks with the Florida Panthers to move up five positions. The [...]

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