Nolan Patrick was booted out of the dot for his first face-off of 2021. He was so anxious, and that anxiousness faded, and his skill was on display. He deserved his goal, and it was a great motivator for him.
Joel Farabee will be a point-per-game player this year. I said
After seeing Nolan Patrick in camp and during a scrimmage the report is going to be mostly positive. He was loose in practice, talking to Michael Raffl and Morgan Frost in-between drills.
In the scrimmage, his footwork was solid, his speed was there, and he had a few shots on net.
Earlier this season there was a lot of “talk” around how much better Nico Hischier was compared to Nolan Patrick. The Devils had a shot at both and chose the Swiss player first overall. The Flyers chose the Canadian with the second overall pick in 2017. Patrick started out slow
Nolan Patrick looked fast, stronger than a few months ago and his hands are just as good as they ever were. Sometimes after an injury layoff they take some time to get back to where the player was before. Not with Patrick. I saw him passing as seamlessly as he
Voorhees - - After the early morning sessions, I took some notes on how the guys looked. Many of them haven’t hit the ice in an organized fashion for a few months.
Connor Bunnaman – 6-1, 207 – C – Showing good agility for a bigger guy. The coaches were working
The Metropolitan Division was the NHL’s most competitive division last season and the movement leading up to and through the NHL’s two days in Chicago certainly proved that the arms race between those eight clubs as New Jersey and Philadelphia owned the top two selections and added major pieces, while
Here is the most recent Off The Post, where Russ, Anthony and Mike talk about some of the more interesting prospects in the 2017 NHL Draft:
Here is an interview Russ had on Stellick and Simmer:
Hockey Prospect Radio NHL Combine Show with Shane Malloy and Russ Cohen:
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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 –
Casey Mittelstadt may be the player with the highest upside in the Top 10. We know what Nolan Patrick and Nico Hischier can do. They have upside but a lot of what you can see is very measurable.
The talented center hasn’t played a lot of games so there is a
2017 NHL Draft My Top 45 Rankings Version 1.0
Nolan Patrick – 6-3, 198 - 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