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TSP: New Jersey Devils Prospects

Welcome to the 2014 edition of “Top Shelf Prospects”. As we go through the Summer of 2014 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…

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Team USA World Junior Selection Camp Roster

Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the column looking at Hockey’s Stars. Today Team USA announced the 26 young men who will be going to the Selection camp and competing for spots on the World Junior Team, a tournament that will be played in Malmo Sweden from December 26, 2013 to January 5, 2014.  As always, you can check out…

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Early Look: Team USA World Juniors

Welcome to today’s edition of “Top Shelf Prospects”. If you missed any of my previous articles you can find a complete listing of my them here. With the CHL seasons now well over a month old, I thought now would be a good time to look at the potential lineups for the World Junior Championships. On Wednesday I started with…

Top Shelf Prospects: 2012-13 QMJHL Preview, West Division.

September 27, 2012

Welcome to today’s edition of “Top Shelf Prospects”. My last project was  a review of the prospects of all thirty NHL teams. If you missed those you can find a complete listing of my them here. You can also find my extensive NHL Draft preview here. This past weekend, hockey started across the CHL, and now that the new hockey…

Top Shelf Prospects: NHL Team Rankings – Part One

September 8, 2012

Now that we’ve taken a look at every team in the NHL, I felt that I should give a 1-30 ranking of every team in the NHL and the quality of their prospects. This is an overall view of each team’s entire system and includes players drafted in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. In this ranking, my philosophy is that…

Top Shelf Prospects: New Jersey Devils

August 12, 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 New Jersey Devils. As always you can find a complete listing of my previous articles here. Since we had an extensive NHL Draft preview,…

Top Shelf Prospects: Which Route is Best, Major Junior or College?

July 12, 2012

Last summer we watched many NHL drafted prospects give up commitments to play at various NCAA Universities, and instead decided to play major junior hockey in the CHL. The changes of heart of players like Reid Boucher, J.T. Miller, John Gibson, Connor Murphy, Jamie Oleksiak and others were major blows to their respective schools.  Then during the season we watched…

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