Category Archives: American Prospects

2014 IIHF World Under-18 Championship Team USA Preview

The U.S. National Under-18 Team will look to improve on its silver medal finish at the IIHF World Under-18 Championship this year, while continuing a medal streak that dates back to 2004. The World Under-18 Championship will be held in … Continue reading

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College Hockey Roundup: Frozen Four Set, Folin to Market, Gaudreau Dazzles, More

A great weekend of NCAA tournament came to a close Sunday night with the Frozen Four field finalized. After 12 exciting games, Union, Boston College, Minnesota and North Dakota are all that remain. Three No. 1 seeds and one of … Continue reading

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College Hockey Roundup: Postseason Primer, Players to Watch, Realignment Reviewed

Starting Thursday afternoon in St. Paul, Minnesota, the most exciting four weeks of hockey makes its annual return when the conference tournament finales kick off across the country. The only thing as unpredictable and entertaining as college hockey’s postseason may … Continue reading

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NHL College Free Agent Tracker 2014 (Updated 4/15)

With the college hockey season winding down and some teams already done for the year after missing out on the postseason, the NCAA free agent season is upon us. Undrafted players currently too old to be selected in the NHL … Continue reading

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2014 NTDP Tryout Camp Roster Announced

Every year around this time, the NTDP unveils its tryout camp roster for next season’s U.S. National Under-17 Team. This year, the NTDP is inviting 52 of the best American players born in 1998 to compete in the four-day camp … Continue reading

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The Johnny Gaudreau Question

There’s a lot we already know about Boston College junior Johnny Gaudreau. We know he is the nation’s leading scorer with his 64 points being 10 clear of the next closest player. We know he has points in 29 straight … Continue reading

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2014 IIHF World Junior Championship Postmortem: Assessing Team USA’s Defense and Goaltending

After taking a look at the U.S. National Junior Team as a whole and detailing the play of the forwards, it’s time to close the book on the 2014 World Juniors with the final looks at Team USA’s defense and … Continue reading

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2014 IIHF World Junior Championship Postmortem: Assessing Team USA’s Forwards

After taking a look at the team as a whole and examining how everything happened and what we can learn from it, there’s a far simpler task ahead. It’s time to look at how the individuals performed under the bright lights … Continue reading

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2014 IIHF World Junior Championship Postmortem: Assessing Team USA’s Tournament

The U.S. National Junior Team saw their World Junior Championship come to an end far sooner than they could have expected it to in 2014. After starting with three sound wins over weaker opponents, the U.S. suffered back-to-back losses to … Continue reading

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2014 IIHF World Junior Championship: USA vs. Russia Recap

The U.S. played with fire too much and got burned. Now their World Junior Championship is over. Team USA fell to Russia 5-3 in the quarterfinals in Malmo today. A pair of 5-on-3 power-play goals in the second period made … Continue reading

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