CHL in crisis

CHL in Crisis: Less Money, More Problems

  A pandemic, closed rinks, closed borders, increasing costs, declining revenues, logistical nightmares, lawsuits, and no path forward. The Canadian Hockey League (CHL) was facing...
Daniil Gushchin

Why Daniil Gushchin is a First-Round Talent

Talk around the 2020 NHL Draft is continuing to pick up steam following the Draft Lottery. One of the most discussed players of the...
Pavel Gogolev

Pavel Gogolev Scouting Report: 2020 NHL Draft #114

Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players. Each day I will bring...
st louis blues covid 19

Report: St Louis Blues Close Practices After Multiple Positive Covid 19 Tests

Late Friday evening, it was reported that the St. Louis Blues were forced to cancel their practices. This comes in the face of multiple...
Ian Moore

Ian Moore Scouting Report: 2020 NHL Draft #113

Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players. Each day I will bring...
Buffalo Sabres drafting

Drafting Efficiency: NHLe vs. The Buffalo Sabres

Every sport has a few teams that can't seem to get out of their own way. In hockey, the Ottawa Senators wear this crown,...
Maxim Groshev

Maxim Groshev Scouting Report: 2020 NHL Draft #112

Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players. Each day I will bring...
Montreal Canadiens draft lottery

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

The NHL hosted Phase One of the NHL Draft Lottery on Friday, June 26th. This was to determine who would get the privilege to...
NHL Mock Draft

NHL Mock Draft 2020- Lottery Edition

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2020 NHL Draft Lottery

Team Placeholder Wins 2020 NHL Draft Lottery

Tonight's 2020 NHL Draft Lottery has come and gone. A placeholder team has emerged as the lucky winners of this year's first overall pick. As NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly announced, The Detroit Red Wings were tonight's biggest losers, as they slipped from #1 to #4 overall, missing out on a top-three pick. The Los Angeles Kings moved up into a top-three spot as they look to accelerate their rebuild.