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2018 NHL Draft – – My Top 31 – – Version 3.0

Rasmus Dahlin – 6-3, 185 - D – Frolunda – SHL Brady Tkachuk – 6-3, 196 - LW – Boston University – NCAA Filip Zadina – 6-0-, 197 - RW – Halifax Mooseheads – QMJHL Andrei Svechnikov – 6-2, 192 - RW – Barrie Colts – OHL Oliver Wahlstrom –

The Zen of Jet Woo

The most interesting defenseman in this draft, in my estimation, is Jet Woo. Will he be a first-round pick, or won’t he? Did scouts see enough of him this year? They know him, so I’d have to say yes but he did miss some time and that can affect where

The Curious Case of Filip Hallander

It’s hard to be an expert on this player. Nobody has really seen enough of him this season to proclaim that. He wasn’t that popular at the combine as far as the media was concerned, but teams certainly know about him. To me, I will dub him “the most interesting

Ovechkin and Leonsis are a Perfect Match

Washington - - The Washington Capitals are up 3-1 in the Stanley Cup Final. This is the dream for not only for owner Ted Leonsis, but for the club's team captain and franchise cornerstone, Alex Ovechkin. Leonsis bought the Capitals in 1999, adding some much-needed financial resources, media expertise, ingenuity and good nature. To

Jonathan Gruden is Looking to Create His Own Path

Jonathan Gruden is the son of coach of the OHL’s Hamilton Bulldogs. His dad was a former NHL defenseman (Capitals, Sens, Bruins) and now he’s looking to create his own path to the NHL. He is 2018 NHL Draft eligible and the 6-0, 172-pound forward has a chance to follow

Jake Pivonka Is Pulling For Alex Ovechkin

Jake Pivonka is a 6-0, 198-pound pivot who has a bright future. He’s already committed to Notre Dame and he will surely get selected in the upcoming 2018 NHL Entry Draft. His dad is Michal, and 30 years ago he played in the Stanley Cup Finals, as a member of

Mattias Samuelsson Has a High Ceiling

Mattias Samuelsson is a 2018 NHL Draft eligible player. At 6-4, 217 pounds this talented defenseman has more to give than just being good in his own end. Keeping track of speedy forwards is difficult. “Some players are pretty quick. You just have to angle them the way you want them

Hockey Addict’s Guide Book Review

This is a well done book that you can carry with you while you search for hockey dwellings in New York City. I love that Lasker Rink is on the top of the list. A hockey rink in Central Park is great but when NHL teams practice on it, that’s

The Capitals Slay The Penguins to Advance

Ted Leonsis talks about reaching the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time as team owner: https://soundcloud.com/russ-cohen/ted-leonsis-reaches-the-ecf-for-his-first-time Evgeny Kuznetsov talks about scoring the game-winner and more: https://soundcloud.com/russ-cohen/evgeny-kuznetsov-talks-about-the-game-winning-goal The handshake line:

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