Brodin gets Wild on draft day

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The Minnesota Wild have selected Jonas Brodin with the 10th overall pick in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. Perhaps a bit underexposed prior to the draft, Brodin is a blend of poise and quiet confidence on the ice in his two-way play. The defenseman from Farjestads has a very high panic threshold and isn’t shy to take a hit to … Read More

Draft eligibles set to make mark on WJC

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From Dan Stewart: Every year it seems like the a few of the top prospects for the next NHL Entry Draft get to show off their wears at the premier junior tournament in the world, the IIHF World Junior Championship. The 2011 event looked to be exceptional when the preliminary rosters were announced as more than the normal quantity of … Read More

2011 NHL Entry Draft at a glance

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With Taylor vs. Tyler discussed – ad nauseam, and finally settled; and the summer gone and the new season in full swing, we can again turn focus to the next crop of talented future NHLers as they look to impress scouts and NHL executives in countless hockey arenas around the globe.