Jesse Puljujarvi is the Star the Edmonton Oilers Forgot

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The Edmonton Oilers have had a very monotonous history with winger Jesse Puljujarvi. The team drafted Puljujarvi fourth overall in the 2016 NHL Draft and brought him to the NHL immediately after. But despite the rush to the league, the Oilers were clearly hesitant to use him much in the 2016-17 season. He only appeared […] READ MORE


Jordan Eberle out four-to-six weeks

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Fans of the Edmonton Oilers just can’t catch a break. With Connor McDavid providing new hope to a team that has finished out of the playoff picture for nearly a decade, it was only time before the Oilers would be dealt another blow that continues the trend of dragging their fan base through the mud, even if […] READ MORE


2014 World Juniors: Players to Watch Sweden and Russia

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Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the column looking at Hockey’s Future Stars.  The World Junior Championships are right around the corner, and this year’s tournament will be played in Malmo, Sweden from December 26, 2013 to January 5, 2014. We have already looked at the Players to Watch on Team Canada, Team USA and the […] READ MORE


Top Shelf Prospects: Edmonton Oilers

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Welcome to Today’s edition of “Top Shelf Prospects”.  As we go through the Summer of 2013 I will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. I will go team by team through the NHL bringing you a look at each Teams Top Prospects. I will be following the order of […] READ MORE


2013 NHL Mock Draft: Part 4 (Picks 46-61)

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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 2013 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for […] READ MORE


Anton Slepyshev: 2013 NHL Draft Player Profile #47

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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 2013 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for […] READ MORE


Top Shelf Prospects: The 2013 Draft Eligibles at the WJC

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With the World Juniors now in the books, and congratulations the United States on winning gold, its a good time to look back at the last 10 days and assess what 2013 Draft eligibles did the most to improve their stock in this tournament. As I said in my Draft Eligible tournament preview (click here) […] READ MORE


Who to Watch: WJC Russia, Slovakia, and Germany

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The Day is nearly here, the Pre-Tournament Games are done, and its time for the World Juniors. In October I did early looks and predictions on what the rosters might look like, but I think its time to update them now, as teams are being set, and the tournament is ready to go. If you […] READ MORE


Early Look: World Juniors 2013 Pool B

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Welcome to today’s edition of “Top Shelf Prospects”. If you missed any of my previous articles you can find a complete listing of my them here. With the CHL seasons now well over a month old, I thought now would be a good time to look at the potential lineups for the World Junior Championships. […] READ MORE


NHL Mock Draft Part 4: Picks 49-65

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Yesterday I brought you the Part 3 of our 2 Round NHL Mock Draft.  You can read Part 1 (Picks 1-14) here and Part 2 (Picks 15-31) Here, and Part 3 (picks 31-48) Here. Before we move on to our final part, lets quickly review the FAQs about this mock draft. – Our draft Rankings […] READ MORE