Whenever NHL fans talk about hockey players out of Norway, Mats Zuccarello is the gold standard. Compared to any other Norwegian NHLer, his 262 points is a cut above. The next Norwegian player we’ll start to talk about is Mathias Emilio Pettersen.
Pettersen, 17 (his birthday is April 3rd), will be
Game Set for September 21 at KeyBank Center in Buffalo, New York
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Hockey Hall of Famers Chris Chelios and Brian Leetch will serve as head coaches for the sixth annual CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game on Sept. 21 in Buffalo, New York, it was announced today by USA Hockey.
The event, which will feature 42
Casey Mittelstadt was one of the most talented players in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. Somehow, he dropped to 8th overall. Did he drop because teams didn’t think he was talented? Did teams bristle at his combine results, and they weren’t all bad as I had previously pointed out, or
NHL 18 today released the new NHL THREES trailer (see below) with an in-depth look at the new, arcade-inspired NHL THREES game mode. Alongside the new trailer, EA SPORTS announced that the NHL 18 beta, featuring three playable modes, including NHL THREES, EA SPORTS Hockey League and Online Vs., is now open for all players on Xbox One and PlayStation 4
Rasmus Dahlin could be a generational defenseman. In today’s NHL that means he will be a very rich young man in a short amount of time. I won’t say he’s guaranteed to go first overall in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft just yet. The World Junior Summer Showcase is really
Some players stand out in development camps because of their play. Noah Cates certainly did that. I felt like it took him a day to get used to the talent level and by Day 2 I gave him this report:
Noah Cates – 6-1, 165 – LW – Stillwater High School
Voorhees - - The 3-on-3 scrimmage was fun to watch. I wasn’t watching to see which team won. I was looking for certain attributes with players and see who adjusted well. Here are some of those thoughts.
Mark Friedman – I really liked what I saw. His shot was fast and
Voorhees - - Connor Bunnaman scored 37 goals last season. Some may be shocked. I wasn’t. I’ve seen him develop at a high rate the past two seasons. He’s always extracting items from development camp that have helped him in the following season.
“I was doing pretty well out there,” said
Darion Hanson – 6-3, 180 – G – Union Commit - He's good post to post. Quick up and down. Covers corners well. Quick cover ups. His head trajectory in traffic needs work. He rarely sees that first puck in traffic. And then you can beat him glove side in
Voorhees - - After the early morning sessions, I took some notes on how the guys looked. Many of them haven’t hit the ice in an organized fashion for a few months.
Connor Bunnaman – 6-1, 207 – C – Showing good agility for a bigger guy. The coaches were working