TSP: Montreal Canadiens Prospects

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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


Montreal Canadiens Development Camp Report – Wednesday, July 6th

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Montreal Canadiens Development Camp Report Wednesday, July 6th The early part of the day was low tempo compared to yesterday, with no real highlights worth mentioning other than the fact Charles Hudon is the unquestioned leader out there. He starts all the drills (even when others try to go first), and leads by example, and can even be […] READ MORE


Montreal Canadiens Prospect Charles Hudon is NHL-Ready

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Over the last four days at the Montreal Canadiens rookie development camp, Charles Hudon has turned many heads with his play.  While many eyes are watching this year’s 1st round pick Mikhail Sergachev having a great camp. Quebec native Hudon has not been forgotten, with his dominating play at the camp. While dominating at a development camp isn’t something […] READ MORE


Habs Development Camp Summary – Tuesday, July 5th

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Habs Development Camp Summary – Tuesday, July 5th The day began with a light practice, as the players were put through multiple skill building exercises to evaluate their technique. The majority of on-ice camp time is spent doing this. The purpose of the repetition is to get the prospects working on specific things over the […] READ MORE


Habs Development Camp – Players to Watch

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Habs Development Camp Players to Watch The Montreal Canadiens will be hosting their annual development camp from July 3 to July 7 at their luxurious suburban practice complex. A full schedule and list of attendees is available on the team’s official website. This article might be more appropriately named “Habs Development Camp – Players You Will Notice”, […] READ MORE


Habs Rookie Tournament Audio

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Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears for HOCKEY IS BACK. After a painful summer, our favorite sport is back on the ice.  Across the league a number of rookie tournaments are taking place and as they conclude NHL training camps will open.  The NHL returns, and LWOS is here to cover all the action. […] READ MORE


TSP: Montreal Canadiens Prospects

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Welcome to the 2015 edition of Top Shelf Prospects.  As the summer progresses, I will be featuring each NHL team’s top prospects, following the order of the first round of the 2015 NHL draft (as if there were no traded draft picks) —you can find all the articles here. Because we already published an extensive NHL Draft preview, I […] READ MORE




Lesser Known Canadian Juniors Still Have Plenty of Story to Tell

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It was Washington Capitals defenceman John Carlson who dealt the first blow in Canada’s four year World Junior gold medal drought. In the year 2010, when Sidney Crosby insured Canadian hockey was being celebrated for other reasons, the goal would largely be forgotten: an insignificant disappointment nullified by a national triumph. But as history looks […] READ MORE