KHL

Ivan Miroshnichenko Scouting Report
Ben Kerr - May 14, 2022

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 2022 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for […]


Jokerit Helsinki quits KHL
Matthew Mountjoy - Feb 24, 2022

Notable Finnish team Jokerit Helsinki quits the Russian-based KHL after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Jokerit has competed in the KHL since 2014 and previously competed in Finland’s top league (Liiga, 1 Divisioona, SM-Sarja) since 1967. Jokerit Helsinki Quits KHL Over Ukranian Invasion MTV reporting that Finnish ice hockey team Jokerit have quit the Russian-dominated Kontinental […]

Oscar Elieff - Jan 20, 2022

NHL general managers have gotten better about recognizing talent and capitalizing on it. However, there are still skilled players that fall through the cracks. These players were pushed out of the league in some way or another. Whether it be by not qualifying them, terminating their contract, or sending them to the AHL, they have […]

Danila Yurov Scouting Report
Kyle Pereira - Dec 15, 2021

Alex Ovechkin. Nikita Kucherov. Evgeni Malkin. Artemi Panarin. The Russian hockey circuit has produced several all-stars in the game today. Not to mention, all the Russian all-stars of days past, like Pavel Datsyuk, Sergei Fedorov, Pavel Bure and more. In the 2022 NHL draft, there are several Russian youngsters who could very well be the […]

Juraj Slafkovsky Scouting Report, 2022 NHL Draft Rankings
Ben Kerr - Aug 9, 2021

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 2021 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for the […]

2020-21 OHL Season, 2022 NHL Draft Rankings
Ben Kerr - Aug 9, 2021

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 2021 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for the […]

2021 NHL Draft Scouting Reports
Ben Kerr - Jul 20, 2021

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 2021 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for the […]

2021 NHL Draft Scouting Reports
Ben Kerr - Jul 20, 2021

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 2021 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for the […]

Matvei Petrov Scouting Report
Ben Kerr - Jul 18, 2021

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 2021 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for the […]

Artyom Grushnikov Scouting Report
Ben Kerr - Jul 13, 2021

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 2021 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for the […]

Kirill Kirsanov Scouting Report
Ben Kerr - Jul 12, 2021

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 2021 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for the […]

Prokhor Poltapov Scouting Reports
Ben Kerr - Jul 3, 2021

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 2021 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for […]

Alexander Kisakov Scouting Report
Ben Kerr - Jun 26, 2021

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 2021 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for […]

Lucas Wallmark Signs in KHL
Luke Flannigan, Editor - Jun 15, 2021

Florida Panthers forward Lucas Wallmark has signed a one-year deal with CSKA Moscow in the Kontinental Hockey League. Wallmark was due to become a restricted free agent at the end of the 2020-21 season. News of his NHL departure broke via George Richards, publisher of Florida Hockey Now. The #FlaPanthers and Lucas Wallmark have parted […]

Fyodor Svechkov Scouting Report
Ben Kerr - Jun 7, 2021

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 2021 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for […]

Daniil Chayka Scouting Report
Ben Kerr - May 24, 2021

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 2021 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for the […]



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Rick Bowness stepping down
Tommy Bennett - May 14, 2022

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Potential NHL cities
Matthew Mountjoy - May 14, 2022

With the Arizona Coyotes in a bad situation, the discussion about potential cities in North America to host an NHL team has come up again. Cities like Atlanta, Quebec City, and Houston are all on the table. As there are more and more investors approaching the NHL for an opportunity for a franchise, it’s now […]

Pavel Mintyukov Scouting Report
Ben Kerr - May 14, 2022

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 2022 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for […]

Josh Young - May 14, 2022

Welcome to a Pacific Divison edition of NHL Rumours. Today we look at options for the new coach of the Vegas Golden Knights. We also touch on if Filip Forsberg will be a good fit for the Los Angeles Kings. And we explore the Seattle Kraken‘s plans for free agency. Let’s dive in! NHL Rumours […]

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Florida Panthers
Nic Hendrickson - May 14, 2022

Welcome back to NHL Predictions. Each day, we take a look at all the games going on around the NHL, giving analysis and our predictions on every game. Today, Round 2 of the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs gets underway! Our featured game of the day is the Tampa Bay Lightning vs Florida Panthers. NHL Predictions: May 19th […]

Jonathan Lekkerimaki Scouting Report
Ben Kerr - May 14, 2022

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 2022 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for […]