1. Kevin Fiala: Prospect Profile for Nashville Predators' 1st-Round Pick

    Player: Kevin Fiala Drafted By: Nashville Predators (11th overall) Position: Left Wing/Right Wing Final Central Scouting Ranking: No...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 3 months ago 1,159 reads 0 comments

  2. Nick Ritchie: Prospect Profile for Anaheim Ducks' 1st-Round Pick

    Player: Nick Ritchie Drafted By: Anaheim Ducks (10th overall) Position: Left Wing/Right Wing Final Central Scouting Ranking: No...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 3 months ago 1,999 reads 1 comments

  3. Jake Virtanen: Prospect Profile for Vancouver Canucks' 1st-Round Pick

    Player: Jake Virtanen Drafted By: Vancouver Canucks (6th overall) Position: Left Wing/Center Final Central Scouting Ranking: No...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 3 months ago 3,512 reads 3 comments

  4. Michael Dal Colle: Prospect Profile for New York Islanders' 1st-Round Pick

    Player: Michael Dal Colle Drafted By: New York Islanders (5th overall) Position: Center Final Central Scouting Ranking: No...

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  5. Sam Reinhart: Prospect Profile for Buffalo Sabres' 1st-Round Pick

    Player: Sam Reinhart Drafted By: Buffalo Sabres (second overall) Position: Center Final Central Scouting Ranking: No...

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  6. Pittsburgh Penguins 2014 NHL Draft Picks: Grades, Results and Analysis

    The Pittsburgh Penguins will follow up on their light 2013 draft with an equally thin sheet of picks in the 2014 edition. Jim Rutherford made the 22nd pick of the first round and the didn't pick again until round four with the 113th pick overall...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 3 months ago 6,861 reads 1 comments

  7. Chicago Blackhawks 2014 NHL Draft Picks: Grades, Results and Analysis

    Unlike a handful of other Stanley Cup hopeful teams in 2013, the Chicago Blackhawks managed to hang onto a majority of their early-round selections. They traded up to pick at No...

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  8. Boston Bruins 2014 NHL Draft Picks: Grades, Results and Analysis

    It's not uncommon to see Stanley Cup contenders dish off draft picks for rental players in the hopes of boosting the odds of a lengthy playoff run...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 3 months ago 7,301 reads 1 comments

  9. Detroit Red Wings 2014 NHL Draft Picks: Grades, Results and Analysis

    The 2013-14 NHL season was a tough one for the Detroit Red Wings . They managed to keep their stunning playoff streak alive, but it took just about everything the organization had to get there...

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  10. Ranking the Best Fits for FA Center Mike Cammalleri

    There's a lot of chatter about the 2014 NHL free-agent class being thin on talent. While there might not be any monstrous names hitting the market on July 1, there are still a handful of players who could be difference-makers for their new clubs...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 3 months ago 11,219 reads 13 comments

  11. Why the Pittsburgh Penguins Must Deal 1 of Their Stars to Improve Depth

    This offseason was never going to be an easy one for the Pittsburgh Penguins . Had they won the Stanley Cup or even appeared in the Final, then perhaps struggling against the cap ...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 3 months ago 1,567 reads 1 comments

  12. Which Pittsburgh Penguins Prospects Will Have Enhanced Roles in 2014-15?

    You may have loved Ray Shero, or you may have hated him. The Pittsburgh Penguins weighed the pros and cons of keeping the general manager and eventually decided to release him from his duties...

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  13. Boston Bruins Should Lock Up Young Talent Before Re-Signing Jarome Iginla

    The Boston Bruins are going to do everything they can to avoid losing their first-line right wing for the second consecutive season...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 3 months ago 3,499 reads 5 comments

  14. Ranking the Best Landing Spots for Ottawa Senators Captain Jason Spezza

    When dealing with hockey rumors, fans are typically forced to rely on a small handful of insiders for their dose of drama and intrigue...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 3 months ago 11,342 reads 35 comments

  15. Blueprint for Jim Rutherford's 1st Offseason with Pittsburgh Penguins

    The Pittsburgh Penguins shocked the hockey world when they hired ex- Carolina Hurricanes general manager Jim Rutherford to replace the recently fired Ray Shero ...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 3 months ago 6,569 reads 12 comments

  16. Should the San Jose Sharks Look to Trade Patrick Marleau in 2014 Offseason?

    The San Jose Sharks need a makeover. While there's no shade that will magically turn the Western Conference powerhouse into a legit contender again, general manager Doug Wilson has been more than patient with the current core...

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  17. Stanley Cup Final 2014: Rangers' Biggest Weaknesses and How Kings Can Capitalize

    The Los Angeles Kings are going to have their hands full with the New York Rangers . A popular angle during the Western Conference Final was that the Kings and Chicago Blackhawks ...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 4 months ago 2,383 reads 6 comments

  18. Breaking Down Chicago's Ultimate Downfall in Thrilling Western Final vs. Kings

    There will be a new Stanley Cup champion this year. After winning two straight elimination contests to force a Game 7, the Chicago Blackhawks just barely ran out of comeback magic against the Los Angeles Kings ...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 4 months ago 3,763 reads 27 comments

  19. Have the Kings Suddenly Become the Underdog to Chicago in 2014 Western Final?

    When the Los Angeles Kings won the Stanley Cup in 2012, they managed to do so by dominating the opposition. They only lost two contests in the three series that led up to the Stanley Cup Final, where they took care of the New Jersey Devils in six...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 4 months ago 8,788 reads 48 comments

  20. Is Jonathan Quick to Blame for Los Angeles Kings' Game 5 Loss?

    Twenty minutes—That's all that stood between the Los Angeles Kings and their second trip to the Stanley Cup Final in three seasons...

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  21. Chicago Blackhawks' 2nd-Line Woes Get Worse in Game 3 Loss to Kings

    Through the first two rounds of the 2013-14 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, the Chicago Blackhawks appeared to be a team with the depth needed to repeat as champions...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 4 months ago 3,709 reads 13 comments

  22. Who's to Blame for Blackhawks' 3rd Period Collapse in Game 2 vs. Kings?

    The Chicago Blackhawks had an absolute meltdown in Game 2 of the Western Conference Final. There are different ways to frame the 6-2 score that gave the Los Angeles Kings a ...

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  23. What Are Canadiens' Options After Dustin Tokarski Gamble Fails in Game 2?

    Dustin Tokarski was thrown to the sharks. Or rather, to the New York Rangers . Was Game 2 the opportunity of a lifetime for the 24-year-old netminder ? You bet, but guys in his position typically only win in the movies...

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  24. Plenty of Positives for Kings Despite Losing Game 1 to Chicago in Western Final

    The Chicago Blackhawks and Los Angeles Kings are the last two teams standing in the Western Conference for a reason...

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  25. Habs Searching for Answers After Blowout Loss to Rangers in Game 1 of ECF

    The Montreal Canadiens were smashed by the New York Rangers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Final...

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