Category Archives: NHL Draft

2013 U.S. WJC Camp: USA vs. Finland Recap

If the U.S. National Junior Team was hoping for a clearer evaluation picture for the first half of the season, I’m not sure they’ve got it with this year’s National Junior Evaluation Camp, but there were a few positives taken … Continue reading

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2013-14 NTDP U17 Team Roster Announced

When the National Team Development Program announces its roster for the  U.S. National Under-17 Team every August, it’s like a glimpse into the future of American hockey. Several players from the team are likely to go on to success at … Continue reading

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2013 U.S. WJC Camp: 13 Players Cut From Lake Placid

The U.S. National Junior Team staff cut down its camp roster to 31 players as USA Hockey announced Tuesday morning. That means 13 players previously in camp, including one injured player, are done in Lake Placid. It’s important to remember … Continue reading

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2013 U.S. WJC Camp: USA White vs. Finland Recap

In what was the best game for any U.S. team at the National Junior Evaluation Camp to date, USA White took down Finland 5-2. It had the most flow of any game, which was pretty good to see. The forwards … Continue reading

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2013 U.S. WJC Camp: USA Blue vs. Sweden Recap

Ah, summer hockey. It’s so wonderful to have high-level hockey back, but as it is summer, it’s not always going to be the prettiest game on earth. That’s probably a good way to describe the early-afternoon game between Sweden and … Continue reading

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2013 U.S. WJC Camp: News and Notes from First Two Days

U.S. World Junior Camp is in full swing in Lake Placid, N.Y. It really kicked into high gear Sunday when the U.S. split squads took on international competition for the first time. USA White met Sweden, while Blue took on … Continue reading

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2013 Ivan Hlinka: Team USA Preview

The first major event of the 2014 NHL Draft season opens up Monday when the puck drops on the Memorial of Ivan Hlinka Under-18 Tournament in Breclav, Czech Republic and Piestany, Slovakia. The tournament features national teams from the United … Continue reading

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2013 U.S. WJC Camp Preview: Forwards

There will be many questions for the U.S. National Junior Team heading into its gold medal defense at the 2014 World Junior Championship and a lot of them will center around its forward crop. Twenty-four forwards have been invited to … Continue reading

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College Hockey Roundup: College Friendly NHL Draft, WMU’s Bad Week, NCHC on TV & More

The summer months are usually pretty quiet on the college hockey front. Usually if there’s any news, it isn’t good. There’s been more of a mix over the last few weeks. So to get caught up with the latest, it’s … Continue reading

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NCAA vs. CHL: Decommitment Season is Officially Underway

It’s that time of year, when the last buzzer has sounded, the Stanley Cup awarded, the Draft completed and rookie camps just starting off. As the temperature rises this time of year, so does the number of players signing with … Continue reading

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