The NHL Entry draft is in the books, with 211 young men realizing their dreams of being selected in by an NHL team. Yesterday saw a bunch of trades, that saw swapping of picks and players on the move. Day two saw some similar action with the Florida Panther continuing
Jakob Chychrun is an unwavering two-way defenseman who currently patrols the blue line as the alternate captain for the Sarnia Sting of the Ontario Hockey League. The 6’2”, 200lb phenom was born on March 31, 1998 in Boca Raton, Florida, and is ranked fourth among all North American skaters.
1) Auston Matthews - 6-2, 210 - C - When he goes in deep with the puck. Nobody stops him when he streaks down the ice and then he can shoot or pass. He’s unselfish. Swats away pucks with great force on defense. He’s generational player. Players stand up on
Some guys manage to fly under the radar heading into a draft and Joey Anderson seems to be one of them. This season the 5-11 right wing had a terrific season, 27 goals and 57 points in 64 games for the NTDP. Now the funny part is even after this
He’s 5-7, he weighs in at 165 pounds and he’s scoring at a Connor McDavid clip with the Erie Otters once again. The only difference is he’s doing it without McDavid and still scored when Dylan Strome was out with an injury as well. He’s one of the 5 best
Vladimir Kuznetsov has all the tools you’d want in a potential high-scoring hockey player. He’s a versatile winger who at 6-2, 214 might appear to be a bit chunky but when you see him up close you realize that he just has a big frame and is big boned.
Version 4.0 will come out after the World Champions and possibly after the combine.
1) Auston Matthews - 6-2, 210 - C - When he goes in deep with the puck. Nobody stops him and then he can shoot or pass. He’s unselfish. Swats away pucks with great force on
Now that the Meldonium scandal has died down. Here are my latest rankings:
1) Auston Matthews - 6-2, 210 - C - When he goes in deep with the puck. Nobody stops him and then he can shoot or pass. He’s unselfish. Swats away pucks with great force on defense. He’s
Grand Forks - Team Switzerland won a 5-4 game in OT. I loved the passion from both squads but two guys really shined.
One defenseman who played on the top pairing showed a lot of promise.
"I can play either side," said Riva. "My best side is the right side in the
Grand Forks - - Even though Team Russia lost an 8-2 game they didn't play a bad game. How is that possible? Because for more than two periods they gave Team USA all they could handle. Considering the U-17 team is playing with some choice talent like defenseman, Mikhail Sergachev,