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.
Nolan Patrick – 6-2, 199 - C – He plays a heavy game and gets better as the game goes on. Good on draws. Good stick on defense. Works hard in the corners. Excellent passer. Smooth skater gets in on the net quickly.
Nico Hischier – 6-1.5, 178 –
Philadelphia - - Two of Philadelphia’s most prominent hockey figures came back to the ice at the Wells Fargo Center last night. Instead of gearing up in their usual hockey garb, John LeClair and Mark Howe were dressed in suits as coaches behind the bench. The two were given the