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
Here's a note on how I go about ranking draft-eligible players. I think the eye test is the best and most effective way. On television, you're not being shown everything. You miss a lot behind the play. I can't be everywhere but I take good notes and will update them
Jack Hughes – 5-10, 179 – C – NTDP (pictured on left)
Kaapo Kakko – 6-2, 190 – RW – TPS
Alex Turcotte – 5-11 -186 – C – NTDP
Vasily Podkolzin 6-1, 196 – RW – KHL
Bowen Byram – 6-1, 195 – D – WHL
Jack Hughes is expected to be the top pick in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft. He spoke to the media the day before the 2019 NHL Combine.
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Here's my first list. This is where I’m at so far. These are rankings. This is not a mock draft. This list will change between now and June.
Jack Hughes – 5-10, 179 - C - NTDP (pictured on left)
Kaapo Kakko – 6-2, 190 - RW - TPS
Brother combinations in sports can be magical. A few hockey notables were Bill and Bun Cook, Daniel and Henrik Sedin, Peter, Anton and Marian Stastny, Bobby and Dennis Hull, Phil and Tony Esposito, Henri and Maurice Richard; they all played together at some point in their careers. The World Junior