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Stop Tanking And Fix The Trade Deadline

It’s that time of year again. The weather gradually begins to improve, the NHL regular season enters its home stretch, and hockey people across the world complain about tanking and the Trade Deadline. Did I miss anything? With the Trade Deadline in our rearview mirror and many hockey pundits throwing their

Maturation Process of No. 1 Picks

“With the first pick in the draft, Team X selects…” At the start of nearly every NHL Entry Draft, you hear some variation of the aforementioned phrase from League Commissioner, Gary Bettman.  On Saturday afternoon, when the Devils hosted the Canadiens for a matinee game at Prudential Center, three players who had

JP Hurlbert Could Be The Leader of the 08s 

JP Hurlbert is a Texan who was born in 2008. He’s 36 months away from possibly being drafted in the NHL and a lot closer to having other leagues draft him or having him decide where he wants to play. At this point, after viewing him at the World Youth

2023 NHL Draft My Top 45 Version 2.0

Here are my March rankings. This is not a mock draft. I went as far as 55 but the next one will be back to 45. 1. Connor Bedard – C – WHL 2. Adam Fantilli – C – NCAA 3. Leo Carlsson – C/W – SHL  4. Matvei Michkov – RW – VHL  5.

Ondrej Palat Could Soon Be The Hottest Free Agent

Tampa - - In the wake of a 6-2 win by the Tampa Bay Lightning over the Colorado Avalanche in the Stanley Cup Final, something hit me like a lightning bolt. Ondrej Palat will be a free agent for the first time in his career this summer, and all signs

2021 NHL Draft – – My Top 32 – – Version 4.0

1. Owen Power – Defense – Michigan - NCAA 2. Matty Beniers – Center – Michigan - NCAA 3. William Eklund - Left Wing – Djurgarden - SHL 4. Dylan Guenther – Right Wing - Edmonton – WHL 5. Luke Hughes – Defense – USA U-18 – NTDP 6. Simon Edvinsson – Defense - Frolunda