Winnipeg Jets Sign Kristian Vesalainen

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The Winnipeg Jets announced that they have signed 2017 first round pick Kristian Vesalainen to a three-year entry-level contract worth an AAV of $1.492 million. Jets Sign Kristian Vesalainen Kristian Vesalainen was originally drafted by the Jets in the first round, 24th overall in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. Last season Vesalainen played in SM-liiga league […] READ MORE



The Importance of Patrik Laine

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by Rachel Halliwell It’s no secret that the Calder race is closer than ever. Who will it be? Auston Matthews or Patrik Laine? Maybe, Mitch Marner, Zach Werenski or Matt Murray will come through and sweep the rug out from underneath the top two. This year’s rookie class is full of high-end talent that are already making […] READ MORE


Auston Matthews Calder Trophy Frontrunner for Toronto Maple Leafs

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by  Kenneth Stapon When the NHL season started, not many people could have predicted the production which this talented rookie class would put forward, perhaps most impressively Auston Matthews.  With his historic season, Matthews has a chance to accomplish what no Maple Leaf has done since Brit Selby in the 1965-1966 season:  win the Calder Trophy. Lets go […] 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



Ranking The Top NHL Affiliated Prospects: Part 4 (Top 25)

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Welcome to the 2016 edition of “Top Shelf Prospects”.  As we go through the Summer of 2016 I will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. I will follow the order of the first round of the NHL draft (as if there were no trades). You can find all the […] READ MORE