Prospect Ramblings: What is a second-round pick worth via trade? (Feb 7 2018)

By |2018-02-07T02:55:28-05:00February 7th, 2018|Prospects Rambling|

What is a second-round pick worth via trade?    Why not keep the pick and draft? I was in conversation on Twitter this week over Calgary's acquisition of Curtis Lazar last season. At the time, it was strange to pick up another asset that they would have to protect in the expansion draft, particularly because Lazar had one [...]

Arizona Coyotes: August 30 in 30

By |2016-08-11T23:30:43-04:00August 2nd, 2016|Feature Story|

I hope everyone is having a great summer and welcome to another installment of 30 in 30 with the Arizona Coyotes: August version. A solid argument could be made the Coyotes have the best group of prospects in the NHL, a crop especially deep at forward. Defense was their weakest position but that was improved [...]

January 27 2016

By |2016-01-27T09:09:49-05:00January 27th, 2016|Prospects Rambling|

  Rambling about Top 3 Draft Eligibles, the hat-trick frenzy in the WHL, the CHL Top Prospects game…   Let's start with the two 2016 Draft eligible Finnish prospects, Patrik Laine and Jesse Puljujarvi, who have slowed from their almost two point per game scoring pace at the WJC, but they're still scoring at a [...]

Youngblood Talks WJC – Team USA

By |2015-12-24T14:42:42-05:00December 24th, 2015|Feature Story, Staff|

Team USA In part one, I examined the depths of Team Canada’s upcoming World Junior entry and what to expect from its top prospects. Now, let’s turn Canada’s neighbours (or is it neighbors?) to the south and highlight USA’s top talents.  Unlike Canada’s nearly uncontested roster decisions, USA Hockey received loads of criticism surrounding its [...]