Top Shelf Prospects

  • Nathan Beaulieu

    Canadiens Assign Beaulieu, Bowman To Bulldogs

    The following is a press release from the Montreal Canadiens and Hamilton Bulldogs. CANADIENS ASSIGN BEAULIEU, BOWMAN TO BULLDOGS Defenceman, forward have played 17 games with Canadiens this season combined MONTREAL,...

  • Boston Bruins v Toronto Maple Leafs

    Seth Griffith: An Unexpected Gem for the Bruins

    Despite only playing in 12 professional NHL games last season, Seth Griffith has made an impressive impact on the Boston Bruins – an impact that some would consider to be unexpected....

  • Ottawa v Niagara

    The Decline of the Ottawa 67’s

    It breaks my heart to write this article, it truly does.  I have fond memories of going to Ottawa 67’s games as a kid; entering the old Civic Centre and being awed...

  • Detroit Red Wings v Chicago Blackhawks

    Xavier Ouellet Gets Call-Up, Opportunity from Red Wings

    Patience is a true virtue, especially with Red Wing prospects. 21-year old Xavier Ouellet is no different, being drafted by Detroit with their second pick in the 2011 NHL Draft. Currently...

  • Halifax Mooseheads v Gatineau Olympiques

    Zach Fucale Eyeing up the Record Books

    Most times when a young boy is selected in the QMJHL draft, they don’t usually see a lot of ice time as a rookie, especially as a goaltender. That certainly wasn’t...

  • Nicolas Roy

    2015 NHL Draft November Rankings 21-30

    Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the column looking at Hockey’s Stars.  Over the next few days we will be previewing the 2014 NHL Draft by ranking our top 30 prospects...

  • Los Angeles Kings v Colorado Avalanche

    Colorado Avalanche: Top Prospects Update

    Chris Bigras (Defenseman – Owen Sound Attack OHL): After a stellar showing in his first NHL camp last season in which he was one of the last players cut, big things...

  • Curtis Lazar

    Senators Keep Rookie Lazar Up

    Earlier today, the Ottawa Senators announced that rookie Curtis Lazar will be remaining with the team beyond the nine-game trial he’s been with them for to begin the 2014-15 campaign. The #Sens have...

  • Sherbrooke Phoenix v Gatineau Olympiques

    2015 NHL Draft November Rankings 11-20

    Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the column looking at Hockey’s Stars.  Over the next few days we will be previewing the 2014 NHL Draft by ranking our top 30 prospects...

  • Erie Otters v Guelph Storm

    2015 NHL Draft November Rankings Top 10

    Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the column looking at Hockey’s Stars.  Over the next few days we will be previewing the 2014 NHL Draft by ranking our top 30 prospects...

  • Valentin Zykov

    Report: LA Kings Top Prospect Zykov Out With Injury

    Los Angeles Kings top prospect forward Valentin Zykov will miss up to four weeks with an injury that is “reported” to be a sports hernia. John Hoven who writes for Mayor’s...

  • Colorado Avalanche v Vancouver Canucks

    Jacob Markstrom Excelling Early in Utica

    These past few years haven’t been the greatest for 24-year-old Jacob Markstrom. Once touted as the best goaltender not in the National Hockey League, Markstrom struggled to establish himself as a...

  • St Louis Blues v Montreal Canadiens

    Montreal Canadiens Assign Bournival to Hamilton Bulldogs

    CANADIENS ASSIGN BOURNIVAL TO BULLDOGS Forward Sahir Gill also released from PTO by Bulldogs   MONTREAL, QUE. – Montreal Canadiens and Hamilton Bulldogs general manager Marc Bergevin announced today the Canadiens...

  • Tampa Bay Lightning v Nashville Predators

    Changes needed in the NHL-CHL Transfer Agreement

    The beginning of the NHL season sees some of the game’s top prospects getting a taste of the pros. Many get their nine game tryout before heading back to junior while...

  • Hamilton Bulldogs

    Bulldogs Roster Announced for Opening Night

    BULLDOGS ANNOUNCE OPENING NIGHT ROSTER 13 forwards, eight defencemen, two goaltenders make the squad   MONTREAL, QUE. – Montreal Canadiens and Hamilton Bulldogs general manager Marc Bergevin announced today the Bulldogs’...

  • Tim Bozon

    Canadiens assign Tim Bozon to the Kootenay Ice

    CANADIENS ASSIGN FORWARD TIM BOZON TO THE KOOTENAY ICE OF THE WESTERN HOCKEY LEAGUE   MONTREAL (October 10, 2014) – Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced today that forward Tim...

  • Calder Trophy

    2014-15 Calder Trophy Watch: The Early Season Favorites

    For hockey fans, one of the most intriguing races of every new season is the NHL’s Calder Trophy Race.  By its very nature, the award is always being contested by new...

  • 2014 NHL Draft - Round 1

    Sam Bennett out 4-6 Months

    Calgary Flames prospect, and this year’s fourth overall pick in the NHL draft, Sam Bennett will undergo shoulder surgery and should be out for 4-6 months. The news was first reported...

  • Montreal Canadiens v Ottawa Senators

    Pateryn, Andrighetto amongst six latest Habs Cuts

    The following press release comes from the Montreal Canadiens and the Hamilton Bulldogs. CANADIENS ASSIGN FIVE PLAYERS TO BULLDOGS Three forwards, two defencemen assigned bring training camp roster to 32 players...

  • 2014 NHL Draft - Round 1

    Will Michael Dal Colle Make the Islanders This Year?

    Last night the New York Islanders signed 5th overall pick Michael Dal Colle to his entry level contract, putting in question his future with the Oshawa Generals.  After a 2-1 start...

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