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Ruben Rafkin
Ruben Rafkin Scouting Report: 2020 NHL Draft #100
Ben Kerr - Jun 11, 2020

Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players. Each day I will bring you a new player profile or topical article in the lead-up to the 2020 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for the […]

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Jared McCann
Pittsburgh Penguins Re-sign Jared McCann
Doug Winkey - Sep 18, 2020

The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-signed forward Jared McCann to a two-year contract. The deal will run through the 2021-22 season with an annual cap hit of $2.94 million. Pittsburgh has been active recently with two separate trades but McCann is also the second signing in September. The team announced the contract late Friday afternoon. Rutherford […]

Daniel Sprong
Washington Capitals Sign Forward Daniel Sprong

  The Washington Capitals have inked forward Daniel Sprong to a two-year, one-way contract worth an average annual salary of $725,000. Sprong, 23 was acquired by the Capitals from the Anaheim Ducks for defenceman Christian Djoos back in February. He was the Pittsburgh Penguins 46th overall selection in the 2015 NHL Draft that year. Daniel […]

Adam Pelech
New York Islanders Adam Pelech Suffers Broken Wrist

The New York Islanders announced that defenceman Adam Pelech suffered a broken wrist and he will need surgery to repair the injury. Quite the run for the #Isles. This team is well positioned to do some damage next season, and who knows what tricks Lou will pull in the off-season. — David Pagnotta (@TheFourthPeriod) September […]

Kirby Dach
Chicago Blackhawks Kirby Dach Has a Bright Future Ahead

The Chicago Blackhawks selected Kirby Dach with the third overall pick in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft. While Dach was a surprise at third overall, he proved he was worthy of that selection in his rookie season. Dach is a big playmaking centre that draws many comparisons to San Jose Sharks‘ centre Joe Thornton. Dach is expected to take […]

Nicolas Aube-Kubel
Philadelphia Flyers Re-Sign Nicolas Aube-Kubel
Colton Osmond, Editor - Sep 17, 2020

The Philadelphia Flyers have announced that they have re-signed forward Nicolas Aube-Kubel to a two-year, $2.15 million deal. The deal will carry him through the 2021-22 season. NAK will be BACK. — Philadelphia Flyers (@NHLFlyers) September 17, 2020 Nicolas Aube-Kubel Re-Signs with the Flyers Aube-Kubel split this past season between the AHL and NHL. […]

Manny Malhotra
Toronto Maple Leafs to Name Manny Malhotra An Assistant

The Toronto Maple Leafs will hire Manny Malhotra as an assistant coach according to reports. The news comes from Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman. News of the reported hiring came on Thursday. Hearing the open spot on TOR's bench will be filled by Manny Malhotra, who is moving from the VAN staff. — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) September […]

2021 world juniors
Edmonton Bubble Will Be the Host for the 2021 World Juniors

On Thursday,  the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) announced that the World Juniors Tournament will take place in Canada for 2021 and 2022. The 2021 World Juniors is set for Edmonton, with the 2022 World Juniors being held in Red Deer, Alberta. The 2021 #WorldJuniors will be played in a bubble without spectators in Edmonton🇨🇦, […]

Edmonton Oilers impact players
Edmonton Oilers Impact Players That Could Contribute in 2021

The Edmonton Oilers failed to reach expectations in the 2019-20 NHL season. Heading into 2020-21, general manager Ken Holland must find ways to improve his hockey club for next season. There is the possibility of the Oilers exploring the trade market or going after free-agents during the frenzy. So, here we will introduce the Edmonton […]