2019 NHL Draft Team Needs: Central Division

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The NHL Draft is just around the corner and teams are gearing up for what promises to be a very busy weekend in Vancouver on June 21st and 22nd. The combine is now complete and teams have interviewed potential draftees for their team. We will examine the Central Division and what their NHL Draft team […] READ MORE


Colorado Avalanche Sign Hobey Baker Winner Cale Makar

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The Colorado Avalanche signed college defenceman Cale Makar to to a three-year, entry-level contract. This contract carries him through the 2020-21 season. No financial terms are known at the moment. The deal starts right away. BREAKING: Avalanche top prospect Cale Makar has signed his ELC with the team and his deal starts this season, per […] READ MORE


J.T. Compher Solving Depth Scoring Problem for Colorado Avalanche

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Not many teams in the NHL have a line quite as strong as the first one of the Colorado Avalanche. Between Mikko Rantanen, Gabriel Landeskog, and Nathan MacKinnon, the Avs have 99 points and 39 goals. That is the highest amount for any three individual players in the whole NHL right now. Their team’s 86 goals scored ranks second […] READ MORE


Colorado Avalanche Roster Faces First Cuts

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After their first preseason game last night, the Colorado Avalanche roster faced its first round of cuts. Their training camp roster, initially at 55 players, is down to 45. Colorado Avalanche Roster Reduced For the Avs, this first round of cuts consists of seven forwards and three defensemen. The vast majority of the players left […] READ MORE


Colorado Avalanche Win One of Three in Vegas Rookie Faceoff

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Over the weekend starting on September 8th, Vegas hosted a six-team rookie tournament called the Vegas Rookie Faceoff. It allowed teams wrapping up their rookie camps to get their guys some game experience, an extra opportunity to impress their teams and also wear game jerseys with NHL logos on them. Participants included the Vegas Golden […] READ MORE


TSP: 2018 NHL Organizational Prospect Rankings (20-11)

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Welcome to the 2018 Top Shelf Prospects series.  As we go through the Summer of 2018 LWOH will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. We will be following the order of the first round of the NHL draft (as if there were no traded draft picks) and you can find […] READ MORE


TSP: Top Colorado Avalanche Prospects

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Welcome to the 2018 Top Shelf Prospects series.  As we go through the Summer of 2018 LWOH will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. We will be following the order of the first round of the NHL draft (as if there were no traded draft picks) and you can […] READ MORE


2018 NHL Draft Grades Part 2

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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 2018 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for the […] READ MORE



Report: Quebec Remparts to Bring Back Patrick Roy

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Mikaël Lalancette‏ from TVA Sports reports that the Quebec Remparts have called a press conference for tomorrow. The team is expected announced that Patrick Roy will return as general manager and head coach. Roy remains part owner of the team. He was a part of the Remparts management team from 2005 to 2013. Les Remparts annonceront […] READ MORE