1. NHL Draft 2014: Examining Skaters Who Drastically Improved Their Draft Stocks

    On Tuesday, NHL Central Scouting released its final rankings of the top skaters from North America and Europe who are eligible for June's 2014 entry draft...

    Sean Hojnacki Written by Sean Hojnacki about 8 months ago 9,615 reads 0 comments

  2. BC's Thatcher Demko Heavy Favorite as Top NHL Draft-Eligible Goalie

    When it comes to ranking the top goalies eligible for the 2014 NHL Draft, the overwhelming majority consider Boston College freshman Thatcher Demko in a class by himself...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 8 months ago 718 reads 0 comments

  3. 2014 NHL Draft Prospects Tearing It Up in the Playoffs

    The scouting departments from each NHL team are paying close attention: The playoffs for Canada's three major junior hockey leagues are now underway...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 8 months ago 8,564 reads 7 comments

  4. Stock Watch for the Top 10 Prospects in the 2014 NHL Draft

    Back in November, I laid out a very early ranking of the NHL draft class of 2014. As a group, my top 10 has performed well. ISS Hockey released its latest rankings on March 14, with eight names from my initial list in its Top 10...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 8 months ago 12,958 reads 11 comments

  5. NHL.com: Top Prospect Bennett out 'Indefinitely'

    Kingston Frontenacs center Samuel Bennett, No. 1 on NHL Central Scouting's midterm list of the top draft eligible skaters from North America, could miss his second straight game on ...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 9 months ago 798 reads 0 comments

  6. 2014 NHL Draft: 5 Perfect Fits for Montreal Canadiens

    The 2014 NHL draft will be an interesting one, not only for the Montreal Canadiens but for all teams across the league. There isn't much agreement among scouts; therefore, predicting a perfect fit for an organization won't be easy...

    Brandon DuBreuil Written by Brandon DuBreuil about 10 months ago 7,621 reads 6 comments

  7. Buffalo Sabres: An Early Look at the 2014 NHL Entry Draft

    The Buffalo Sabres have ridden the struggle bus most of the season, and due to that, they will likely be "rewarded" with a top pick in the 2014 NHL draft...

    Matt Clouden Written by Matt Clouden about 10 months ago 16,808 reads 15 comments

  8. 2014 NHL Draft: 5 First-Round Prospects San Jose Sharks Should Have an Eye On

    When the average hockey fan thinks of the San Jose Sharks , they tend to think high-profile trades. But while Joe Thornton, Brent Burns, Antti Niemi, Dan Boyle and Martin Havlat were ...

    Emily Teachout Written by Emily Teachout about 11 months ago 5,413 reads 3 comments

  9. 5 Prospects Washington Capitals Should Have Their Eye on in 2014 Draft Class

    The Washington Capitals have done a remarkable job of identifying and selecting high-end talent on a consistent basis, despite rarely having selections earlier than No. 15 overall...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 11 months ago 2,967 reads 3 comments

  10. 2014 NHL Draft: 5 1st-Round Prospects Colorado Avalanche Should Have Its Eye on

    It looks like the Colorado Avalanche might not—scratch that, there’s almost no way they will—repeat at the top of the NHL Draft next summer, as an impressive turnaround so far has them poised for a return to the playoffs...

    Christopher Leone Written by Christopher Leone about 11 months ago 2,731 reads 0 comments

  11. 2014 NHL Draft: 5 First-Round Prospects Detroit Red Wings Should Have an Eye On

    The Detroit Red Wings will look to have another middle-range pick in the 2014 NHL Draft. This is a result of the fact that Detroit is no longer among the yearly contenders for the President's Trophy...

    Isaac Smith Written by Isaac Smith about 11 months ago 5,511 reads 12 comments

  12. 5 Prospects Philadelphia Flyers Should Have Their Eye on in 2014 Draft Class

    The Philadelphia Flyers blew another victory Sunday night. At their current pace, they'll be out of the playoffs and looking at a mid-round pick in the 2014 NHL draft...

    Garrett Baker Written by Garrett Baker about 11 months ago 6,985 reads 7 comments

  13. Sportsnet Ranks Top 10 OHL Prospects

    Every month leading up the NHL Draft, Sam Cosentino ranks the top-10 draft-eligible players from a different league in the CHL. For December, Cosentino breaks down prospects from the OHL...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 11 months ago 603 reads 0 comments

  14. Predicting the Next 5 Pittsburgh Penguins Prospects to Arrive in the NHL

    Having promoted prospects Olli Maatta, Zach Sill, Brian Gibbons and Jayson Megna this season, the Pittsburgh Penguins have relied a great deal on their farm system already this year...

    Steve Rodenbaugh Written by Steve Rodenbaugh about 12 months ago 4,115 reads 1 comments

  15. The Best Players at Every Position in the 2014 NHL Draft Class

    When NHL general managers prepare their ranked lists ahead of each year's amateur draft, they have to decide between two strategies...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 12 months ago 12,170 reads 11 comments

  16. 10 Names to Know Before the 2014 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships

    The World Junior Hockey Championships in Malmo, Sweden, are less than a month away. Teams will start competing for this prestigious championship Dec. 26 with a series of games involving the best junior players from 12 nations...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 12 months ago 8,470 reads 26 comments

  17. Power Ranking the NHL Draft Classes of the 1990s

    The NHL draft has long been the lifeblood of the strongest teams in the league. Smart general managers can occasionally hit it big with a free-agent signing or find a key player ...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 12 months ago 3,153 reads 2 comments