1. Pros and Cons of Carolina Hurricanes Trading No. 5 Pick in NHL Draft

    As an increasingly clear top five emerges in the 2015 NHL draft class, the Carolina Hurricanes ' No. 5 overall selection is rising in value...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 23 hours ago 842 reads 0 comments

  2. Ranking the 10 Best Wingers in the 2015 NHL Draft

    The high-profile centers and defensemen in the 2015 NHL draft obscure a tremendous group of wingers. The crop boasts scorers, playmakers, checkers and enforcers, with NHL teams lining up for the chance to select them...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 3 days ago 7,186 reads 10 comments

  3. NHL Combine 2015: Dates, Schedule, Format and Top Prospects

    The NHL 's draft process has continued to evolve and improve over the years, and one of the greatest examples of that is the evolution of the NHL Scouting Combine...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 4 days ago 4,302 reads 1 comments

  4. The 2015 NHL Draft Prospects Most Likely to Slide on Draft Day

    It seems every NHL draft has at least one notable prospect fall. Last year, NHL Central Scouting 's top-ranked European skater, Kasperi Kapanen, wasn’t chosen until the Pittsburgh Penguins took him off the board with the 22nd selection...

    Kelly Friesen Written by Kelly Friesen about 7 days ago 9,597 reads 8 comments

  5. Pros and Cons of Noah Hanifin as Possible Carolina Hurricanes Draft Pick

    Originally considered a near-guaranteed top-four selection, Noah Hanifin has gradually become a possibility for the Carolina Hurricanes at No. 5...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 9 days ago 1,705 reads 17 comments

  6. Pros and Cons of Mikko Rantanen as Possible Carolina Hurricanes Draft Pick

    Of the plethora of highly touted forwards in the projected top 10 of the 2015 NHL draft, Mikko Rantanen is almost certainly the least discussed. It's hard to get a comparative reading on Rantanen 's 2014-15 season because of his location...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 15 days ago 1,685 reads 10 comments

  7. Ranking the 10 Most NHL-Ready Prospects in the 2015 Draft Class

    Florida Panthers' first-overall selection Aaron Ekblad was the only top 10 pick in the 2014 draft to crack the NHL last year. That shouldn ’t be the case next season based on the stacked 2015 draft class...

    Kelly Friesen Written by Kelly Friesen about 16 days ago 16,244 reads 10 comments

  8. Ranking the Toughest Prospects in the 2015 NHL Draft

    NHL teams are always on the lookout for players who display the ability to intimidate physically. Most scouts are looking for prospects who can fill a role but also bring the physical elements that remain a big part of the game...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 17 days ago 12,596 reads 9 comments

  9. NHL Draft 2015: A Look at the Toronto Maple Leafs' Second Pick

    It's difficult to be excited about the Toronto Maple Leafs ' immediate future given the number of issues with the present NHL roster. Yet with two first-round picks in the 2015 NHL draft, good selections should yield benefits in two or three seasons...

    James Onusko Written by James Onusko about 19 days ago 5,931 reads 1 comments

  10. Ranking the 10 Best Blueliners in the 2015 NHL Draft Class

    Even though the top two prospects—Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel — are forwards, the 2015 NHL draft class is full of elite blueliners ...

    Kelly Friesen Written by Kelly Friesen about 22 days ago 14,560 reads 28 comments

  11. NHL Draft 2015: Top Defenceman Prospects for Toronto Maple Leafs

    With the Toronto Maple Leafs still searching for a head coach and general manager, knowing what the team's plan will be heading into the NHL draft in June remains unclear. The team has organizational needs at all positions...

    James Onusko Written by James Onusko about 22 days ago 9,953 reads 6 comments

  12. Pros and Cons of Lawson Crouse as Possible Carolina Hurricanes Draft Pick

    If Carolina Hurricanes general manager Ron Francis plans to acquaint himself with potential options for the fifth overall pick at an amusement park, the 'Canes will be picking Lawson Crouse come June 26...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 23 days ago 1,747 reads 9 comments

  13. Prospects Most Likely to Be Picked Too High in the 2015 NHL Draft

    NHL scouts dissect every player in the draft, discarding those who aren't good enough and settling on the 210 best names available. In defining the best player, organizations tweak things based on their own needs and bias...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 25 days ago 14,476 reads 17 comments

  14. Pros and Cons of Mitchell Marner as Possible Carolina Hurricanes Draft Pick

    The contrast between the stunning skill and alarming lack of size possessed by top draft prospect Mitchell Marner creates perhaps the most intriguing storyline of the upcoming 2015 NHL draft...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 30 days ago 2,562 reads 10 comments