Category Archives: Prospect Profiles

2015 NHL Draft: As Easy as One, Two…and Three?

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Will Don Maloney make a splash at the draft? (USATI)

The 2015 NHL Draft is now less than one week away, all eyes (and phone inquiries) are likely to be on the Arizona Coyotes, who own the third pick overall. That’s because unless you’ve been living under a Zamboni for the past year or so, the top two selections by the Edmonton Oilers and the Buffalo Sabres, respectively, appear to be locked in place more securely than the holding place for the Chicago Blackhawks’ next Stanley Cup. Read more

Jack Eichel beats Connor McDavid at Combine Testing

Jack Eichel by Brian Babineau, Connor McDavid by Adam D'Oliveira - via The Hockey News

Jack Eichel by Brian Babineau, Connor McDavid by Adam D’Oliveira – via The Hockey News

The NHL held its Scouting Combine in Buffalo this weekend and the two top rated players in the world went head to head on testing. Jack Eichel, predicted to go #2 to the Buffalo Sabres beat out Connor McDavid, the consensus #1 pick. Read more

Frozen Four: It’s Go Time

frozenfour_2015_340x190-9462If having Hobey Baker candidates Jack Eichel and the high-scoring Boston University Terriers squaring off against goaltender Zane McIntyre and North Dakota in a highly-anticipated showdown is indeed the Frozen Four main event on Thursday night at TD Garden in Boston (ESPN, 8:30 p.m. EST), then the opening semifinal battle featuring upstarts Providence and Nebraska-Omaha (ESPN, 5 p.m. EST) certainly serves as an appetizing undercard. Read more

Prospect Profiles: Noah Hanifin, The “Other Kid” from Boston

Noah Hanifin (photo: NHL.com)

Noah Hanifin (photo: NHL.com)

Mention the upcoming 2015 NHL Entry Draft and the city of Boston, and the name Jack Eichel jumps off most NHL scouts tongues quicker than the Boston University freshman phenom can beat an unsuspecting goaltender. But come June, another big-name NCAA player from Boston, Noah Hanifin of rival Boston College, is likely to make just as much noise on the draft floor in Sunrise, Fla. Read more

McDavid and Eichel face-off at the WJC providing a glimpse into a great future rivalry

Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel (tsn)

Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel (tsn)

Gordie Howe versus Bobby Hull, Wayne Gretzky facing off opposite Mario Lemieux and Sidney Crosby against Alex Ovechkin. These are some of the great names going toe to toe in the greatest times this game has ever seen. Read more

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