Providence - -The constant at Harvard University is head coach, Ted Donato. He was a solid NHL player and he’s been guiding the ship since 2004. Jimmy Vesey aside, this team still has Alex Kerfoot (Devils), Ryan Donato (Ted’s son), and goalie Merrick Madsen (Flyers) to name a few. It’s
Analytics aren’t new to hockey but the debate over their importance still rages on, even though the quantitative evidence is front and center for everyone to see.
The Toronto Maple Leafs, long resistant to the analytics wave, embraced it once Brendan Shanahan took over as team president and this season
Princeton - - In a thrilling three-game series at Baker Rink, here are some players I really liked.
Eric Robinson – Junior – 6-2, 200 – LW – He skates well and enters the zone quickly. Sometimes to fire off a hard wrist shot and other times looking to make
Hackensack, NJ -- I was watching a very action-packed game between the USHL’s Cedar Rapids RoughRiders vs. the Waterloo Black Hawks. The level of play in the USHL continues to get better and Canadian snobs will always say their leagues are better, right now they are but who knows what
Philadelphia - - While the Philadelphia Flyers picked up an easy two points tonight blanking the Colorado Avalanche 4-0. The Avs didn’t play a good game at all. Trade rumors are still following this team and they will until the end of the trade deadline tomorrow.
Colorado coach, Jared Bednar has
Pittsburgh - - Marc-Andre Fleury didn’t play in the first Winter Classic in Buffalo. He was the Penguins #1 goalie but he was injured. He did skate around and was quoted because of his importance to the team. Then at the last Winter Classic in Pittsburgh in 2011 Fleury got
Nolan Patrick – 6-3, 198 - C – He plays a heavy game and gets better as the game goes on. Good on draws. Good stick on defense. Works hard in the corners. Excellent passer. Smooth skater gets in on the net quickly.
Timothy Liljegren – 6-0, 192 -
The words and phrases are spoken and written day after day, year after year - generally without any wonderment as to how they became part of the language. All have a history, a story.
With the 2017 edition of spring training to beging and another season to follow, a brief sampler
Juuso Valimaki could be one of the jewels in the upcoming 2017 NHL Draft. You would think a 6-2, 201-pound defenseman would be very sought after within this group. It still may turn out that way but as an example he’s ranked outside the Top 10 on most websites. Why?
Quebec City, QC – 40 of the CHL’s top prospects eligible for the 2017 NHL Draft were put to the test on Sunday at Centre Videotron one day before Team Cherry and Team Orr face-off at the 2017 Sherwin-Williams CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game.
Players seized the opportunity to showcase their individual