It’s the ‘State of Hockey’. What Friday night football games are to those fanatic pigskin fans from Texas is what high school hockey is to the state of Minnesota.
With the IIHF World Junior Championship taking most of the media limelight over the holidays the other big holiday hockey tournament that draws the majority of the attention from NHL scouts during that time, the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, also wrapped up in Winnipeg, MB.
Most promising NHL prospects have certain characteristics in common with each other to aid in their bids to make their dream of playing pro hockey a reality. Some have athletic genes passed down from a parent or other family member, some have impressive physical size to build upon, many have local trainers and hockey programs at their finger tips from … Read More
A new season comes new surprises, especially in the world of hockey prospects. Perhaps this is no more true than those eligible for the annual Entry Draft, chasing the dream of being selected by a National Hockey League team and starting to take the steps to playing professional hockey for a living.