If there was any doubt as to where goaltender Cam Hackett would be playing hockey, he made it quite clear what his intentions were. There was some speculation that Hackett, 17, was considering playing in the Ontario Hockey League and joining the Owen Sound Attack, who own his OHL rights, but that’s not the case.
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The 2013 NHL Entry Draft in New Jersey is just over a month away. As we inch closer to this year’s draft, I’ll continue to plug away and post as many scouting reports on the top draft eligible players from the Ontario Hockey League as I can. Here is my scouting report on 2013 draft
Christmas or NHL Draft Season? It’s that time of year again and the excitement is building for Sunday’s NHL Draft in Newark, N.J. The Twitterverse is already abuzz with rumors and names flying around. Who is on the move? What will Colorado do with the first-overall pick? Who will be this year’s reach and who’s
When Mike Ilitch purchased the Detroit Red Wings franchise in 1982, the team was in a shambles. They had missed the playoffs for five consecutive seasons and only made the postseason once in the previous 13 years. But all of that changed after a twist of fate at the 1983 NHL Entry Draft. General Manager Jim Devellano
Yesterday was an important day in the NHL, and it may have passed you by without you even knowing. It was RFA qualifying day, and it’s the biggest day in the offseason aside from free agency day (which begins 1 July at 12:00EST). But with the murky technicalities and legal jargon (“legalese”) of the Collective
The 5th Annual CCM and USA Hockey sponsored “All-American Prospects Game” will take place on September 22nd in Philadelphia. The Prospects game is meant to showcase American players who will be eligible for the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. On Monday, USA Hockey announced that the two teams would be coached by Flyers alumni Mark Howe and
LOS ANGELES KINGS VS. DETROIT RED WINGS DETROIT, MI – OCTOBER 31: Pavel Datsyuk #13 of the Detroit Red Wings celebrates his first period goal with teammate Henrik Zetterberg #40 of the Detroit Red Wings during a NHL game against the Los Angeles Kings on October 31, 2014 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan.
The President of the AHL, David Andrews, said it best- “The AHL isn’t Hollywood.” If you listen to Andrews or anyone else from around the NHL development league, they will tell you how tough the league is and three words that always seem to come out of their mouths are long bus rides. It’s a