Category Archives: NHL Draft

2014 Team USA WJC Preliminary Roster: Rapid Reaction

USA Hockey unveiled its 26-player preliminary roster for the World Junior Championship today. This list will have to be whittled down to 20 skaters and three goaltenders before Team USA takes the ice against the Czech Republic on Dec. 26 … Continue reading

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U.S. World Junior Watch: Projecting Team USA’s Preliminary Roster

On Wednesday, USA Hockey will announce its pre-tournament camp roster for the U.S. National Junior team in preparation for the 2014 World Junior Championship. The candidates will then convene in Minneapolis at the University of Minnesota for the first portion … Continue reading

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U.S. World Junior Watch: Examining Talent Pool for Defense

With a training camp roster announcement expected in just a few short weeks for the U.S. National Junior Team, the picture should probably start to clear a bit. Only it hasn’t, especially on defense. Some of that is performance based, … Continue reading

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College Hockey Roundup: Milano switches to BC, Big TV Ratings for Minnesota-Notre Dame, More

The College Hockey Roundup is usually supposed to appear on Thursdays, but there were a few things from this weekend that are worth addressing in a special early edition. First off, the last weekend of college hockey was rather terrific. … Continue reading

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2013 Under-18 Four Nations Tournament: Team USA Preview

With the international break in full swing, the U.S. Women’s National, U.S. Junior Select, U.S. Men’s Select, U.S. National Under-18 and U.S. National Under-17 Teams are all in action. The Women’s Four Nations Cup and World Junior A Challenge are … Continue reading

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2013 World Junior A Challenge: Team USA Preview

The International Ice Hockey Federation’s first international break is upon us this hockey season meaning several U.S. national teams will be in action this week both domestically and abroad. One of the bigger tournaments of the break is the 2013 … Continue reading

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2013-14 College Hockey Preview: 25 Players to Watch

The weeks have finally become days before the college hockey season begins. There will be a lot of new faces in new places, but at the center remains the college game, same as it ever was: fast, physical and full … Continue reading

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2013 CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game Recap

The 2013 CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game, the second edition of the event, was mostly another success. The game was moderately entertaining and a lot of players showed off some solid skills at this early stage of their draft season. … Continue reading

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2013 CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game Preview

On Thursday night in Pittsburgh, 40 39 of the best American-born players eligible for the 2014 NHL Entry Draft will take the ice at the CONSOL Energy Center to compete in the 2014 CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game. It’s the second … Continue reading

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NCAA vs. CHL: Summer of Decommitments Rages On

For a pair of teams that play in the Canadian province of Ontario, the Ontario Hockey League’s Kitchener Rangers and London Knights sure love their American players. News broke Saturday night that Christian Dvorak, a highly regarded forward out of … Continue reading

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