I thought it would be fun to talk about some of the greatest talent in the league in particular situations. Skating has improved dramatically in the 23 years I’ve been covering the sport. Speed kills. Slow teams suffer in this league, and I’ve targeted three players who drive other teams
Normally around this time of the year, we would be talking about the new group of NTDP players who would be getting ready for their new season. Luke Hughes is one of the big returning names who should land in the top ten in the 2021 NHL Draft. He’s the
Quinn Hughes is in the midst of his rookie season and first NHL Playoff run. In his first three playoff games, he has a cool four assists. He had two big points in a 3-0 win in Game 4. With his team up 2-1, he’s not getting carried away.
Josh Harris talks about the Devils and 76ers and mentions Jack Hughes
LESLIE PICKER: We could turn to sports if you want. Why don't we do that? Why don't we turn to sports?
JOSHUA HARRIS: Great.
LESLIE PICKER: Okay. So got a hockey team?
JOSHUA HARRIS: Got a hockey team.
LESLIE PICKER: Basketball team?
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 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.
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
Some players are just natural goal scorers. Alex DeBrincat was someone who I thought was one of them. He did it at every level, but he had his detractors because of his size and low and behold he has 69 goals in his first two seasons for the Blackhawks. I
Vancouver - - It was a whirlwind day two at the 2019 NHL Entry Draft that was headlined by a couple of big trades.
Before the first pick was made, it was rumored that PK Subban was on the move but the destination was unknown. It was later revealed that a
Vancouver - - The 2019 NHL Entry Draft was full of surprises on the draft board but the one thing that many people expected was the players from the US National Team Development Program dominating the first round.
It started with the expected first overall, Jack Hughes, going to the New