Hockey Nostalgia: Phoenix Roadrunners History

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The Phoenix Roadrunners history is rich, with the team becoming Arizona’s first professional sports team back in 1967. They played professional ice hockey at the Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix. The Roadrunners played in the WHL (Western Hockey League) from 1967-74 and were champions in both 1973 and 1974. The WHL disbanded in 1974, […] READ MORE


CHL in Crisis Part 3: Moving Forward Without Making It Worse

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  Games with fans are not on the horizon. Team revenues are in crisis and expenses are rising. Through a pandemic and major lawsuits, the CHL is pushing forward. If it is to be successful, it has to provide a safe environment for hockey players and families at the rink and beyond. The CHL is […] READ MORE


Former WHL Player Files Abuse Complaint, Spurs Investigation by League

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An unnamed former WHL player has filed an abuse complaint to the league. He alleges that during his time in the league he was a victim of sexual and physical abuse from teammates of his. This complaint comes shortly after Dan Carcillo filed a class-action lawsuit on the CHL and it’s 60 clubs for similar […] READ MORE


Undervalued Leagues at the NHL Draft

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As seen by the Buffalo Sabres never-ending rebuild, the ability to find future talent at the NHL Draft can affect a franchise for years. This is why teams should always be looking for future market inefficiencies. They should look to correct for past biases at the NHL Draft. Various kinds of biases have been shown […] READ MORE


Alex Cotton Scouting Report: 2020 NHL Draft #108

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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


Luke Prokop Scouting Report: 2020 NHL Draft #94

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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


Tristen Robins Scouting Report: 2020 NHL Draft #90

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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


Connor McClennon Scouting Report: 2020 NHL Draft #83

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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


Daemon Hunt Scouting Report: 2020 NHL Draft #73

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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


Jack Finley Scouting Report: 2020 NHL Draft #63

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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