Cole Perfetti Puts Pen To Paper on Entry-Level Deal With Winnipeg Jets

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Cole Perfetti, the 10th overall pick in the 2020 NHL Draft, has made things official by signing his entry-level deal with the Winnipeg Jets. The deal is a standard maximum three-year entry-level deal, with a cap hit of $925,000 per season. There’s a maximum average annual value of up to $1,658,333. #NHLJets have agreed to […] READ MORE


2020 NHL Draft Team Needs: Atlantic Division

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The NHL Draft is just around the corner and will be done a little differently this year as the COVID-19 pandemic has turned the entire 2020 year upside down. Because of this, the 2020 NHL Draft will be a virtual online draft. Today, we will take a look at the Atlantic Division and their team […] READ MORE


Drafting the First Four Rounds of the Buffalo Sabres 2020 NHL Draft

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The Buffalo Sabres are in a bit of a meltdown. Drama surrounding the team’s stars, owners, and staff has created a bit of a bleak situation for Sabres fans. This wasn’t helped by the 2020 Draft Lottery, which saw the Sabres land the eighth overall pick. While having a top-10 selection is great, it would’ve […] READ MORE


The Ottawa Senators Draft Options with the Fifth Pick

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Two weeks ago, the Ottawa Senators won the third and fifth overall picks in the 2020 NHL Draft. This article will look at what prospects are in the running for Ottawa to select with their fifth pick. In a recent interview Senators’ general manager Pierre Dorion did with Sportsnet, he said after the third pick, […] READ MORE


Results of the NHL Draft Lottery are Nothing but a Win for the Montreal Canadiens

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The NHL hosted Phase One of the NHL Draft Lottery on Friday, June 26th. This was to determine who would get the privilege to select top-ranked Alexis Lafreniere in this year’s upcoming NHL Entry Draft, which was originally supposed to be hosted in Montreal. It was also to see if they would require a Phase […] READ MORE


NHL Mock Draft 2020- Lottery Edition

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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 […] READ MORE


Cole Perfetti Scouting Report: 2020 NHL Draft #7

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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 […] READ MORE


2020 NHL Draft Scouting Reports and Rankings – December Part Two

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Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for the site that will bring you analytical and critical draft profiles and scouting reports! Last Word On Sports is your new headquarters for […] READ MORE


2019-20 OHL West Division Preview

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Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects. It’s that time again, major junior hockey is back and we’re here to preview the new season for you. All three leagues recently kicked off their new seasons. With that in mind, we will start our division previews today and make our way around the country. Today, we bring […] READ MORE


2020 NHL Draft – An Early Look and Rankings

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Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players. Starting today, and for the next 40 or so days I will be bringing you features on the next wave of NHL players. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for […] READ MORE