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
For the first time in over half a decade, the Philadelphia Flyers concluded their prospect development with a full five on five scrimmage. While the team had completed a three on three half ice tourney the previous day, it gave some idea of how some prospects would look in tight
Samuel Ersson – He made some great saves in the 3-on-3. He’s different. He looks the most like a pro even though he’s only 19. He was on the winning team (pictured above).
Kirill Ustimenko – He showed off a wicked glove hand and great leg strength against the post. He
The prospect pool is deep. If you hear otherwise it’s plain wrong. I use a lot of different variables to determine this. These are strictly players not on the big club currently. I’ll bring it up on the various shows that I’m on this week.
Today the prospects played a 3-on-3 tournament. If the score or who scored matters to you. Click off this post.
Gavin Hain – 5-11 – 194 – C – His defensive prowess showed. You don’t get to play for the NTDP without learning how to play a 200-foot game. His puck
The most fascinating group of players in this draft class has to be the USNDTP.
Without a doubt, Oliver Wahlstrom will be the first name to be selected and then after that Joel Farabee. Once you get passed those two names, it’s anyone’s guess.
On the back-end, Bode Wilde was always seen
These are my rankings. This isn’t a mock draft. If I haven’t seen enough of a player, I don’t put them on my list. This is an early list that will change.
Rasmus Dahlin – D – (photo above) Frolunda – SHL
Brady Tkachuk – LW – Boston University –