Arizona Coyotes Offence Driven by Four Players

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The Arizona Coyotes have not been known as a prolific scoring team. If you had checked over the last few seasons you wouldn’t see any Coyotes’ players names in the top 10, or even top 50. This season may be different. Three forwards and one D-man are driving the Arizona Coyotes’ offence. Namely, they are […] READ MORE


Norris Trophy Watch: The Young Guns Are Taking Over

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This series will be tracking the top Norris Trophy candidates through numerous amounts of stats to monitor and analyze their progression, production, efficiency, and reliability as we progress through the abbreviated 2021 NHL season. You can find more on the introduction of this series here. Young Defencemen Are Gunning for the Norris Trophy The young […] READ MORE


TSP: Arizona Coyotes Prospects

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Welcome to the 2016 edition of “Top Shelf NHL 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 […] READ MORE


Barrett’s 2016 Positional NHL Draft Rankings: Defencemen

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I’ve already gone through the top forwards in the draft. You can see them here. Barrett’s 2016 Positional NHL Draft Rankings: Defencemen Top Defenseman 1) Olli Juolevi, D, London (OHL) Cerebral. The one word I would use to describe Olli Juolevi. The Finnish defender may have played for a powerhouse, but he’s a major reason […] READ MORE


Montreal Canadiens Draft Targets

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The 2016 NHL entry draft is on Friday. The Montreal Canadiens will be picking 9th overall, barring any trades.  Looking at the options for the 9th overall pick, there is a lot of talent to choose from. While there is the chance they either trade up or down in the draft, it seems unlikely. With […] READ MORE


Phil Kessel Making His Mark in Pittsburgh

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Did the Maple Leafs drop the ball on Phil Kessel? Phil Kessel is certainly making his mark in Pittsburgh during the NHL playoffs this year, and some Leaf fans are sort of pissed. Did Leafs management pull the trigger too soon? He arrived in Toronto amidst a tumultuous retool attempt led by Brian Burke, and found […] READ MORE


Hockey Canada Names Canada's National Men's Under-18 Team Roster

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The following is a press release from Hockey Canada. Hockey Canada Names Canada’s National Men’s Under-18 Team Roster For 2016 IIHF U18 World Championship Team Canada opens tournament against Denmark on Friday night CALGARY, Alta. – Hockey Canada announced Friday the 18 players named to Canada’s National Men’s Under-18 Team for the 2016 IIHF U18 […] READ MORE


Hockey Canada U18 Camp Roster Named

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The following is a press release from Hockey Canada. Hockey Canada U18 Camp Roster Named: PLAYERS NAMED TO CANADA’S NATIONAL MEN’S UNDER-18 TEAM PRE-COMPETITION ROSTER AS CAMP OPENS IN WINNIPEG Team Canada faces Czech Republic and Sweden in pair of pre-tournament games CALGARY, Alta. – Hockey Canada, in partnership with the Canadian Hockey League, have […] READ MORE


Jakob Chychrun Scouting Report: 2016 NHL Draft #5

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Welcome back to Top Shelf hockey 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 2015 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word […] READ MORE


2016 NHL Draft Rankings February Edition (1-5)

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Welcome back to Top Shelf Hockey Prospects, the column looking at hockey’s  future stars.  Over the next few days we will be previewing the 2016 NHL Draft by ranking our top 30 prospects and honourable mentions. With the junior seasons not just in Canada but throughout the world gearing up for the stretch drive and […] READ MORE