Grimaldi VDub bound

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In the dog days of August, any hockey news is interesting news, but when Florida Panthers prospect Rocco Grimaldi fired up Twitter Sunday, many Western Hockey League fans took immediate notice.

Surprises in St. Paul

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Kirill Kabanov falling to late in the third round. The Carolina Hurricanes selected Jeff Skinner seventh overall. Cam Fowler and Brandon Gormley falling to 12th and 13th respectively.

Draft eligibles hope for U18 boost

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From Dan Stewart: Every year NHL scouts flock to the IIHF World Under-18 Hockey Championship in an effort to get one last viewing of some high-end potential draft picks before meeting them face-to-face at the NHL scouting Combine come June. Those high-end prospects will be counted on to lead their respective squads and in reality only a bad showing could … Read More

Grimaldi using faith, drive to power NHL dream

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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

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.