1. 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 5 months ago 715 reads 0 comments

  2. 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 5 months ago 8,527 reads 7 comments

  3. 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 6 months ago 12,840 reads 11 comments

  4. 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 6 months ago 794 reads 0 comments

  5. 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 7 months ago 7,384 reads 6 comments

  6. 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 8 months ago 16,636 reads 15 comments

  7. 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 9 months ago 5,250 reads 3 comments

  8. 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 9 months ago 2,856 reads 3 comments

  9. 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 9 months ago 2,578 reads 0 comments

  10. 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 9 months ago 5,369 reads 12 comments

  11. 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 9 months ago 6,834 reads 7 comments

  12. 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 9 months ago 598 reads 0 comments

  13. 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 9 months ago 4,067 reads 1 comments

  14. 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 9 months ago 12,015 reads 11 comments

  15. 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 9 months ago 8,344 reads 26 comments

  16. 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 9 months ago 3,110 reads 2 comments

  17. Early Ranking of the Top 10 Prospects in the 2014 NHL Draft

    The 2014 NHL draft is more than seven months away but for the players who are eligible to be chosen, their time is now...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 10 months ago 26,172 reads 9 comments

  18. Power Ranking the NHL Draft Classes of the 2000s

    The NHL draft is the league's lifeblood. There are ways of putting a team together if you are going to have a poor year finding young talent, but that's not going to get it done in the long run...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 10 months ago 6,316 reads 41 comments

  19. Highly Touted Prospects We Can't Wait to See in the NHL

    In the 2013-14 NHL season, the rookies are putting on a show. Tomas Hertl is starring for the San Jose Sharks and leading the NHL in scoring...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 11 months ago 6,704 reads 13 comments

  20. Current NHL Youngsters Most Likely to Win Each Major Trophy in Next 5 Years

    NHL teams seem to be looking to get younger almost every season. More teams are looking for that next young, bright franchise cornerstone to build around...

    Isaac Smith Written by Isaac Smith about 12 months ago 3,458 reads 12 comments

  21. 20 NHL Draft Prospects to Follow in the 2013-14 USHL Season

    Unlike last autumn , the United States Hockey League ( USHL ) does not have the bittersweet task of diverting NHL fans from the top professional circuit’s agonizing inaction...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 12 months ago 3,993 reads 1 comments