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Connor Bunnaman Has a High Ceiling

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

Youth Was Served at The Centennial Classic

Toronto - - Many complain that the NHL doesn’t do enough to promote the great young players of the league. In this game one of the leaders for the Calder Award, Auston Matthews got two goals (19, 20), one was a game-winner and Detroit’s Anthony Mantha got three points. The

The 2017 Calder Vote Might Be the Hardest In Recent Memory

Having voted on more than a few NHL Awards ballots here is my early list. My criteria has no analytics, preseason doesn’t count, they have a clean slate. Pavel Zacha didn’t play enough to care last season. The list has nothing to do with who is the better long-term player.

World Cup of Hockey Rosters By The Numbers

TORONTO/NEW YORK (Sept. 1, 2016) – Following are numerical rosters for all eight teams competing in the World Cup of Hockey 2016. The two-week tournament will include eight teams — Team Canada, Team Czech Republic, Team Europe, Team Finland, Team North America, Team Russia, Team Sweden and Team USA —

2016 NHL Draft My Top 30 Rankings Version 4.0

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 Thoughts About the 2016 NHL Scouting Combine

Buffalo - - I’ve waited a few days to digest the combine and give some deep thoughts that I have about some of the prospects. 1) Auston Matthews - He’s classy, he doesn’t say he’s the best, he lets his play do the talking. This is what sets him apart. He

2016 NHL Draft My Top 30 Rankings Version 3.0

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

2016 NHL Draft My Top 30 Rankings Version 2.0

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