With the NHL season on hold, obviously there isn’t a single frozen drop of on-ice news to report. Still, for fans of the Toronto Maple Leafs, there is actual news emerging from the organization. Having time off in the “middle of a season” presents a unique opportunity for the team’s leadership to look back and […]
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Edmonton Oilers superstar Leon Draisaitl has taken his game to new heights this season. He is already the best player ever born and trained in Germany, and now he’s among the best players in the NHL. After scoring 50 goals and 105 points in 82 games in 2018-19, Draisaitl has put up 43 goals and […]
2019-20 Team: Frolunda HC (#44)Date of Birth: March 28, 2002Place of Birth: Goteborg, SwedenHt: 5-foot-11 Wt: 170-poundsShoots: RightPosition: Right Wing/Left WingNHL Draft Eligibility: 2020 first-year eligible Rankings NHL Central Scouting: 2nd (Mid-Term Rankings, EU Skaters) ISS: 5th (March) McKeen’s Hockey: 4th Future Considerations: 4th Andrew Forbes’ Top-217 Rankings: 4th (March) Larry Fisher’s Top-300 Rankings: 2nd […]
The rapid spread of COVID-19 and its effect on daily life has been difficult, including on sports. Hockey fans were just weeks away from the best postseason sports has to offer – the Stanley Cup Playoffs – before the NHL suspended its season. Many fans are doing their best to look forward to the future, […]
In the 53-year history of the Philadelphia Flyers franchise, nine different general managers have been responsible for an insane amount of trades. Although there have been plenty of trades involving low-level players or late draft picks, there have also been plenty of blockbuster deals that have drastically changed the franchise. Related: Revisiting the Brayden Schenn […]
The Ottawa Senators have made mistakes in the past and mismanaged their assets. One of their biggest errors was the trade involving Derick Brassard and Mika Zibanejad. On July 18, 2016, the Senators traded Zibanejad to the New York Rangers, as well as a 2018 second-round pick for Brassard and a 2018 seventh-round pick. While […]
In an Edmonton Oilers news and rumors update, Zack Kassian has found himself on the receiving end of a few humorous shots from his teammates and both Leon Draisaitl and Connor McDavid talk about what’s going on with their downtime and what they’d like to see going forward with the NHL season. In other news, […]
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In 1999, the Atlanta Thrashers began play as the NHL’s newest expansion team. After years of Ilya Kovalchuk scoring highlight-reel goals, the team relocated to Winnipeg in 2011 where the Winnipeg Jets 2.0 have played ever since. Related: Top 3 All-Time Jets Goalies Only being in the league for 20 years, players drafted in Winnipeg […]
Ruben Rafkin 2019-20 Team: Windsor Spitfires (#88)Date of Birth: Jan. 8, 2002Place of Birth: Turku, FinlandHt: 6-foot Wt: 190-pounds Position: DShoots: RNHL Draft Eligibility: 2020 first-year eligible. Rankings: Future Considerations: 52nd NHL Central Scouting: 72nd (mid-term rankings) Craig Button: 83rd (January) Andrew Forbes: 93rd (March) Larry Fisher: 94th (March) The Spitfires drafted Rafkin in the […]
Unless the NHL changes the draft lottery rules in the face of the ongoing season suspension, the Detroit Red Wings will pick in the top four of the NHL entry draft. By now, names like Alexis Lafrenière and Quinton Byfield are very familiar to Red Wings fans. However, the organization’s success in the 2020 draft […]