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Brett Berard Adds A Few Elements To Team USA

Brett Berard didn’t make the USA roster because his coach at Providence, Nate Leaman, is the head coach of the 2021 World Junior Championship squad, it happened because he never takes a shift off, and he can create situations out on the ice. “He’s a great coach, and I’ve enjoyed playing

The Detailing of a 2020 NHL Draft Selection

I’m always hearing people say, and I’ve said it, how did that player slip into the sixth or seventh round of an NHL draft? This year I’ve identified one that has a promising future, and that is Alex Young, and the San Jose Sharks selected him with the 196th overall

Cam York is Getting Closer to Reaching His Dream

Cam York has been a player I’ve followed for years now. I watched him grow up in the NTDP, seeing him in various games and tournaments over the years, and now he’s inching closer to turning pro. York was a player who greatly benefitted from Flyers Rookie Camp, you remember, back

Ty Smilanic Is The Kind of Center NHL Teams Covet

Most hockey players are rink rats and love to be around the rink and the sport they love and some go a step beyond that and are gamers, and that’s how I would describe Ty Smilanic, who will definitely get drafted whenever the NHL holds to 2020 NHL Draft. I think

Three NTDP Players Who Deserve More Spotlight

Just playing for the NTDP means you’ve accomplished a lot early in your hockey career. You can also be on that team and not get as much credit as your play deserves. Here are three players who opened my eyes: Brett Berard – 5-9, 152 – RW - In both

NTDP is still Dominating

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

Tracking the NTDP in the 2018 NHL Draft

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

Jonathan Gruden is Looking to Create His Own Path

Jonathan Gruden is the son of coach of the OHL’s Hamilton Bulldogs. His dad was a former NHL defenseman (Capitals, Sens, Bruins) and now he’s looking to create his own path to the NHL. He is 2018 NHL Draft eligible and the 6-0, 172-pound forward has a chance to follow

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