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Early Adversity Could Provide Fuel for Underwhelming Canadian Juniors

It is unlikely that they will look at the headlines, or that they will even be allowed. But for a cast of Canadian players after an unforeseen loss to the Czech Republic they already have a mental image of what those headlines entail. For the first time this tournament, Connor McDavid was a disappointment. After making a brilliant play on…


World Juniors: The Flames Monahan Decision and the Leafs Rielly Conundrum

After dominating the World Junior tournament with five straight gold medal victories from 2005-09, Team Canada has seen their plethora of gold turn into a dry spell. They will be hoping to snap the winless streak at this years tournament in Malmo, Sweden, and will be relying on many fresh faces to do so. Though Canada has many talented young…


Top Shelf Prospects: Minnesota Wild

Welcome to Today’s edition of “Top Shelf Prospects”.  As we go through the Summer of 2013 I will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. I will go team by team through the NHL bringing you a look at each Teams Top Prospects. I will be following the order of the first round of the…

Top Shelf Prospects: Minnesota Wild

August 9, 2012

Welcome to today’s edition of “Top Shelf Prospects” – a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. Today, as I continue my alphabetical journey through the NHL I bring you a look at the Minnesota Wild. As always you can find a complete listing of my previous articles here. Since we had an extensive NHL Draft preview, I…


NHL Draft Headquarters Directory

Official NHL Combine Heights and Weights Preview The Year of the Injury Review: NHL Draft Weekend Winners and Losers Mock Draft Part 1 – Picks 1-14 Mock Draft Part 2 – Picks 15 – 30 Mock Draft Part 3: Picks 31-48 Mock Draft Part 4: Picks 49-65 Rankings #1- Nail Yakupov #2- Mikhail Grigorenko #3- Ryan Murray #4- Alex Galchenyuk…

NHL Mock Draft – 1st Round (Part 1: Picks 1-14)

May 28, 2012

Instead of our normal draft profiles today I begin the first round of my NHL mock draft.  Today I bring you picks 1-14, or the selections that belonged to teams that missed this year’s NHL playoffs.  Picks 15-30 can be found here: Mock Draft Part 2. Picks 31-48 can be found here: Mock Draft Part 3 and Picks 49 to 65…

NHL Draft Prospect Profile #5: Matt Dumba

April 10, 2012

Drafted #7 Overall by Minnesota Wild We continue through the lottery picks with our #5 ranked prospect, Mathew Dumba of the Red Deer Rebels.  Dumba is currently playing with Team Canada at the Under 18 World Championships taking place in the cities of Brno and Znojmo in the Czech Republic. Defense Born Jul 25 1994 — Calgary, ALTA Height 6.00…

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