Dylan McIlrath has been suspended eight games by the Western Hockey League for his head hit to Victoria Royals’ Jesse Zgraggen Wednesday.
The Boston Bruins have selected Dougie Hamilton ninth overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. There may not be a smarter player taken in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft than Hamilton, who received the OHL’s Scholastic Player of the Year award with an average of 94 per cent in six subjects. His smarts translate well to the ice as well. … Read More
The 2012 NHL Entry Draft is 370 days away, but it’s impact can be felt in as little as 11. With 14 defenseman currently ranked in the first round for the 2012 draft and 24 slotted in the first 60 picks, NHL teams may look beyond 2011 to bolster their blueline. With just nine defenseman with first round potential in … Read More
From Dan Stewart: There comes a time in every draft season where someone inevitably steps up and pushes the top prospect(s) for draft position. After analyzing our viewings of both defenseman Dougie Hamilton and forward Jonathan Huberdeau this season, we see no reason why the big four should not be extended to the big six for the upcoming NHL Entry … Read More
One of the most anticipated events on any NHL scouts schedule has to be the CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game where it welcomes a who’s who of NHL GM’s, directors of player personnel and scouts all congregated in one place for one game which features a group of mostly future first and second round draft picks in a ‘non’ all-star game … Read More