Prospect Ramblings – Elias Pettersson is a Mad Man & Picking Team Canada’s Roster

By |2017-12-08T14:38:01-05:00December 8th, 2017|Prospects Rambling|

Elias Pettersson looks to keep his torrid pace going for Team Sweden at the upcoming WJHC   Just a quick one today, folks… but you know what they say, sometimes the best things in life come in small packages.   …Although I’m pretty sure Johnny Gaudreau started that phrase.   **   My esteemed colleagues, [...]

Prospect Ramblings: NHL Rookies Thriving, Canada-Russia Series & Demoted Teenagers

By |2017-11-09T22:39:28-05:00November 9th, 2017|Prospects Rambling|

    The hockey world has become spoiled in recent years with tremendous rookie classes. First it was Connor McDavid, Jack Eichel, Artemi Panarin and Shayne Gostisbehere in 2015. That was followed up by the ridiculous outputs by Auston Matthews, Patrik Laine, Matt Murray, Zach Werenski and company in 2016.   2017 was expected to [...]

August 31-in-31: New York Islanders

By |2018-06-12T11:01:20-04:00August 19th, 2017|Feature Story|

The New York Islanders underwent some pretty heavy plastic surgery over the course of the offseason. They made three big swaps: Shipping inconsistent young forward Ryan Strome to Edmonton in exchange for offensive winger Jordan Eberle; donating a first and a second round pick to Vegas in exchange for them taking Mikhail Grabovski’s contract as [...]

Prospects Ramblings: Memorial Cup Review and Fantasy Hockey Take Aways

By |2017-05-29T20:50:14-04:00May 29th, 2017|Prospects Rambling|

With the conclusion of the Memorial Cup the junior hockey season has officially ended, and now all eyes shift towards the NHL Scouting Combine and the NHL draft. Congratulations to the host team the Windsor Spitfires on winning their third Memorial Cup title, and full value for their win beating three league champions including the [...]

30 in 30 New York Islanders

By |2016-07-21T05:41:22-04:00July 20th, 2016|Feature Story|

It has been an eventful offseason in Brooklyn, and the Islanders will ice a very different roster in 2016-17. While free agent signings Andrew Ladd, Jason Chimera and Pierre-Alexander Parenteau will help the Islanders in competing next season, the team has also done a lot to set themselves up for longer term success. Draft Recap [...]