2017 NHL Draft November Rankings 6-10

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Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the column looking at hockey’s stars. Over the next few days we will be previewing the 2017 NHL Draft by ranking our top 30 prospects. We will also do some honourable mentions.  As always, you can check out the previous Top Shelf Prospects articles here. With the CHL season a […] READ MORE


2017 NHL Draft November Rankings Top Five

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Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the column looking at hockey’s stars. Over the next few days we will be previewing the 2017 NHL Draft by ranking our top 30 prospects. We will also do some honourable mentions.  As always, you can check out the previous Top Shelf Prospects articles here. With the CHL season a […] READ MORE


Montreal Canadiens Return Mikhail Sergachev to Juniors

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The Montreal Canadiens have returned 18-year-old defenceman Mikhail Sergachev to his junior club, the OHL’s Windsor Spitfires, the team announced today. The team selected Sergachev in the first round, ninth overall, at the 2016 NHL Draft. Sergachev, who appeared in three regular season games with the team was the youngest player to play in the […] READ MORE


Montreal Canadiens Should Return Mikhail Sergachev to Junior

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18-year-old defenceman Mikhail Sergachev is the youngest player in the NHL this year. Drafted in the first round, 9th overall, by the Montreal Canadiens; Sergachev surprisingly made the Habs out of training camp. Montreal Canadiens Should Return Mikhail Sergachev to Junior Sergachev is clearly talented. As a 17-year-old he was named OHL defenceman of the […] READ MORE


Patrik Laine, Winnipeg Jets Win First Battle of 2016 Draft Picks

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Auston Matthews and Patrik Laine will forever be seen as rivals. As the top two rated prospects, and top two picks in the 2016 NHL Draft they will always be linked. The debate leading up to the draft was fierce, and their games at the World Juniors, World Championships, and World Cup must see events for hockey […] READ MORE


Windsor Spitfires Acquire Sean Day from Mississauga Steelheads

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The Windsor Spitfires, hosts of the 2017 Memorial Cup have begun loading up to take a run at the title. General manager Warren Rychel announced today that he has acquired defenceman Sean Day from the Mississauga Steelheads. The move strengthens the Spitfires defence. Day, 18, was drafted by the New York Rangers in the third round, 81st overall, […] READ MORE




Timo Meier Out With Mononucleosis

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One of the San Jose Sharks top prospects, Timo Meier has been missing from practice this week with what the team was describing as an illness.  On Friday, Meier returned to the ice and the team clarified his status. Meier is suffering from mononucleosis, and is expected to miss at least the next four weeks. “Timo […] READ MORE


2016-17 QMJHL 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 are kicking off this week. With that in mind we will start our division previews today and make our way around the country. You can check out all […] READ MORE