1. The Latest Buzz on the Top Prospects in the 2015 NHL Draft Class

    NHL Central Scouting's midterm released its rankings on January 20, giving fans an updated look at where certain prospects stand in the eyes of top scouts and critics...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 month ago 8,806 reads 16 comments

  2. Ranking the NHL Teams with the Worst Draft Records Since 2000

    Drafting young prospects and developing them into quality talent is among the main pillars for building and maintaining a competitive NHL team...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 1 month ago 42,677 reads 87 comments

  3. The Latest Buzz on the Top Prospects in the 2015 NHL Draft Class

    Happy New Year and welcome to the third installment of countdown to draft day in which I take a look at some of the top prospects who are entering the 2015 NHL draft...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 month ago 11,219 reads 11 comments

  4. Stock Watch for the Top Players Eligible for the 2015 NHL Draft

    NHL teams have their amateur scouts out in force this season as the talent available for the 2015 draft is historic. Comparisons to the watershed 2003 edition appear to be reasonable, and the top end of the draft is incredible...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 2 months ago 18,173 reads 29 comments

  5. Evaluating Carolina Hurricanes' Chances of Landing Connor McDavid in 2015 Draft

    The Carolina Hurricanes ' ongoing five-game streak of incapable offense, unfathomably bad luck and, ultimately, losing has sparked an onslaught of apocalyptic forecasts for the remainder of the 2014-15 season ahead...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 3 months ago 2,271 reads 4 comments

  6. Ranking the 10 Biggest Draft Busts in the NHL Since 2000

    While many stars have emerged from the NHL draft, a number of promising players have fallen short of expectations...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 3 months ago 39,585 reads 51 comments

  7. The Latest Buzz on the Top Prospects in the 2015 NHL Draft Class

    Last month I kicked off my "countdown to draft day" by taking a look at the top prospects of the 2015 NHL draft, and a lot has happened since we last talked. Players have shot up the charts, others like Connor McDavid were injured, and much more...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 3 months ago 5,796 reads 6 comments

  8. The Latest Buzz on the Top Prospects in the 2015 NHL Draft Class

    The 2015 NHL entry draft is one of the most highly anticipated moments in recent NHL history. It is highly anticipated not because of who will be drafted first overall, but who will be the lucky team to draft Connor McDavid first overall...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 4 months ago 7,545 reads 7 comments

  9. Early Ranking of the Top 10 Prospects in the 2015 NHL Draft

    The Ivan Hlinka Tournament signals the beginning of another year of scouting the next generation of NHL prospects. This year's tournament did not boast the top-ranked players, but the cream of the crop is rising throughout the hockey world...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 7 months ago 23,564 reads 31 comments

  10. Hockey's Future: McDavid, Eichel and the Race to No. 1 in 2015 NHL Draft

    Nine years ago, the NHL had a revolutionary draft that changed the league forever. That year, Sidney Crosby , the long-heralded wonder from Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, was taken No...

    BR Studios Written by BR Studios about 7 months ago 53,100 reads 67 comments

  11. Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel: 2015 NHL Entry Draft Sweepstakes

    Let's take a look at the Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel draft sweepstakes—or who are the five teams most likely to be the worst at the end of the 2014-15 NHL season...

    Scott  Weldon Written by Scott Weldon about 8 months ago 5,407 reads 1 comments

  12. 2014 NHL Draft Grades: Complete Results and Report Card for Each Franchise

    The Los Angeles Kings may own the Stanley Cup, but they most certainly were not the top dogs over the course of this past weekend's 2014 NHL draft...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 8 months ago 3,478 reads 0 comments

  13. NHL Draft 2014: Full Grades and Results for Entire 1st Round

    The 2014 NHL draft in Philadelphia was one of the wildest shows for hockey fans this offseason, but the focus has now shifted to how each team fared in the draft and the grades the deserve for their efforts...

    Donald Wood Written by Donald Wood about 8 months ago 2,226 reads 0 comments

  14. Grading Tampa Bay Lightning's Performance at the 2014 NHL Entry Draft

    The Tampa Bay Lightning were one of the more active teams on the floor during the 2014 NHL Entry Draft...

    Eric Steitz Written by Eric Steitz about 8 months ago 1,703 reads 0 comments

  15. 3 Boston Bruins Takeaways from the 2014 NHL Draft Weekend

    The Boston Bruins added five prospects and a new director of player personnel over the 2014 NHL draft weekend. They also received and relayed league-wide news that could presage a few momentous moves in the coming months...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 8 months ago 3,541 reads 2 comments

  16. 2014 NHL Draft Grades and ETAs for Philadelphia Flyers' Picks

    The Philadelphia Flyers had six picks in the NHL draft on Friday and Saturday, and they held off on making any trades but still obtained a wealth of talent for the future...

    Garrett Baker Written by Garrett Baker about 8 months ago 5,901 reads 11 comments

  17. NHL Draft 2014: Review of Every Team's Grades and Results

    The 2014 NHL draft was one of the most exciting moments of the offseason thus far, but the focus for many fans has turned to how teams handled their selections and the grades they should receive for their picks...

    Donald Wood Written by Donald Wood about 8 months ago 3,473 reads 0 comments

  18. Was William Nylander the Right Pick for the Toronto Maple Leafs in 2014 Draft?

    There can be no disputing that the Toronto Maple Leafs drafted the prospect most likely to secure a shampoo endorsement in his rookie season in taking William Nylander at No. 8...

    James Onusko Written by James Onusko about 8 months ago 10,650 reads 34 comments

  19. NHL Draft 2014: Franchise-by-Franchise Results and Grades Table

    After seven rounds at the 2014 NHL draft, every organization was hoping to build for the future. However, some teams did a better job of setting themselves up than others...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 8 months ago 1,473 reads 0 comments

  20. 2014 NHL Draft Results: Easy-to-Read Letter Grades Overview for All 30 Teams

    The 2014 NHL draft brought 210 of the world's brightest athletes to play on one of hockey's largest stages. Whether a prospect was selected at No. 1 overall or with the 210th pick, each has a fair shot at becoming a future star...

    Sean ODonnell Written by Sean ODonnell about 8 months ago 1,332 reads 0 comments

  21. Re-Ranking Every Team's Prospect Pool After 2014 NHL Draft

    All 30 NHL teams entered this year's draft with an eye to improving their prospect base. The draft is the lifeblood of any successful organization, and more than one team added a building block this year that could help lead to a Stanley Cup...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 8 months ago 72,871 reads 149 comments

  22. NHL Draft 2014: Breaking Down the Biggest Steals from Day 2

    Every year, the collective eyes of the hockey world focus on the prospects tabbed as first-rounders at the NHL draft, and rightfully so, as they're the guys who possess the best probability of blossoming into valuable assets at the next level...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 8 months ago 1,113 reads 0 comments

  23. 2014 NHL Draft Results: Table of Letter Grades and Overall Analysis

    Seven rounds are now in the books, the 2014 NHL draft has drawn to a close, and teams can begin assessing how they did over the two-day spectacle...

    Steven Cook Written by Steven Cook about 8 months ago 943 reads 0 comments

  24. 2014 NHL Draft Results: Biggest Winners and Losers

    Just about every fan feels like a winner after the NHL draft. You can look over the mind-blowing junior numbers of the player your team just selected and imagine them doing something similar for your favorite NHL team...

    Dave  Lozo Written by Dave Lozo about 8 months ago 72,265 reads 124 comments

  25. 2014 NHL Draft: The Biggest Steals and Reaches on Day 2

    The lights shine brightest on first-round picks at the NHL draft. Without question, these players are often crucial to an organization's future successes...

    James Onusko Written by James Onusko about 8 months ago 24,924 reads 14 comments