German Rubstov – He gets high marks. He’s back where he was pre-injuries. He’s strong on his skates, makes intelligent plays and is already solid on the PK. All great signs for him to start the season with.
Joel Farabee – He knows where to go without the puck.
On July 1st the Flyers signed defenseman, Chris Bigras to a two-year, two-way contract. The Rangers had this RFA, but they never made him an offer. Now 24, he’s coming off an ankle injury that saw him shut down his season last February. Getting the first practice under his belt
Voorhees - - As Flyers rookie camp is getting ready to wind down. I thought with all the press the offense was getting that I’d highlight a few lesser-known defensemen.
I profiled Wyatte Wylie here:
He didn’t show much push back here at camp, but he has done that occasionally with the
Wyatte Wylie is a 6-0, 188-pound defenseman who the Flyers took in the fifth round of the 2018 NHL Draft. The Everett, Washington native has made a big jump this past year and as a result, should be rewarded with an entry-level contract. So far that hasn’t happened.
He turns 20
These aren’t ranked. Right now, these are the players I’ve identified with the best chance to win the award. I may change this before the season starts.
Jack Hughes - Whether he plays center or wing, he should get time on the top power play. If he ends up on a
The easiest thing in the world to say is you’re not sure how good this young player is going to be. Some hide behind that and some just don’t know, and that’s ok. My take is nobody can know for sure but after seeing him play the last three seasons
The event moved to the Capitals practice facility this year. Once again, the NHLPA had a great group of very talented rookies for Upper Deck to shoot and for the media to talk to. Here are some insights that I walked away with
1) Jack and Quinn Hughes loved this event.
Alexander Ovechkin, arguably Russia’s biggest hockey star, was back home this week as the guest of honor at an exhibition game between Avangard and his former club Dynamo Moscow. The Great 8 also spoke about his plans for life after the Washington Capitals and hinted that he could come back to
Brianna Musco plays guitar, she sings, she's a bandleader and now she has a new EP. Things are all breaking right for this New Jersey native, New York Rangers fan and former soccer player.
“We’re having a blast. One of the greatest things is the band chemistry. We’ve been cracking each
TORONTO (Aug. 14, 2019) – The National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) will host its 11th annual NHLPA Rookie Showcase Sunday, Aug. 25 at MedStar Capitals Iceplex in Arlington, Va., with 28 NHL® prospects and rookies scheduled to attend. This unique event provides Upper Deck – the official trading card