Prospect Ramblings: Kakko, Kaski, Heponiemi, Ylönen, Texier, Vesalainen & More (March 11)

By |2019-03-11T10:55:38-04:00March 11th, 2019|Prospects Rambling|

  On Saturday, Kaapo Kakko scored his 21st goal of the season which moves him tied for first on the all-time list for under-18 players in the Finnish Liiga. Sasha Barkov played 10 more games in 2012-2013 when he had the same amount of goals. Kakko still has two games left in the season. Considering [...]

Liiga Report – February 2018

By |2018-02-16T15:51:15-05:00February 16th, 2018|Feature Story|

  Miro Heiskanen keeps doing Miro Heiskanen things. He and Eeli Tolvanen have been named to the Finnish Olympic team.   {source}<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="fi"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/GoStars?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#GoStars</a> prospect Miro Heiskanen scored in a 2-0 exhibition win over Czech Republic. <a href="https://twitter.com/seanshapiro?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@seanshapiro</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/StarsInsideEdge?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@StarsInsideEdge</a> <a href="https://t.co/gwt0rVB7vn">pic.twitter.com/gwt0rVB7vn</a></p>&mdash; Finnish jr hockey (@FINjrhockey) <a href="https://twitter.com/FINjrhockey/status/962630257063923712?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">11. helmikuuta 2018</a></blockquote>https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js{/source}   Kristian [...]

July 31-in-31: Winnipeg Jets

By |2018-06-12T11:04:18-04:00July 31st, 2017|Feature Story|

  NHL Entry Draft   The Jets used all eight of their picks in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft and the clear focus was stocking the prospects cupboard full of defensemen. The team selected just two forwards at the draft, while obtaining plenty of size to go along with skating ability on the back end. [...]

SHL Update: March Edition

By |2017-03-17T14:49:01-04:00March 16th, 2017|Feature Story|

The 2016-17 SHL regular season wrapped up last week and saw the Vaxjo Lakers capture the regular season crown after the 52 games schedule, besting HV71 by one point in the overall standings led by such ex-NHLers as Dennis Everberg and Ville Leino. The honor of scoring leader went to Joakim Lindstrom who scored 18 [...]