Stewart: December’s ranking fallout

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It is time to give Mikhail Grigorenko his due as a legit riser with his play this year in the QMJHL. While he has had a bit of a consistency issue in the past with his Russian team CSKA, his play in Quebec under coach Patrick Roy has been phenomenal.

Between the pipes of the 2012 draft

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In recent years, there have not been many big name goaltending prospects to get scouts excited. It would seem we have seen the end of the days of two-or three goaltenders were ranked in the first round of the NHL Entry Draft.

Keep an eye on…the O

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In June, 46 players from the Ontario Hockey League were selected in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, the highest count since 1999 saw 52. If 2012 has its way, the league wont have to wait another 12 years to turn out those high numbers.

2012, 2013 draft crop shines at U17

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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.