Category Archives: NHL Draft

2013 NHL Draft: A Look at the Top American Prospects Taken

The 2013 NHL Draft has come and gone. While it wasn’t the flurry of trades and insanity everyone expected, it was still its unpredictable self. I’ve been following the draft most closely since about 2007 and every year I am … Continue reading

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2013 NHL Draft: Top 15 American Prospects (9-15 & More)

After detailing the top eight of the American class, it’s time to look at the guys who won’t be making the first round, but are still a big part of this U.S.-based draft class. Like many years before, there should … Continue reading

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2013 NHL Draft: Top 15 American Prospects (1-8)

The 2013 NHL Entry Draft is expected to be very exciting for a variety of reasons. The biggest, however, is that this draft class, particularly at the top, is as deep as we’ve seen in a decade. The quality of … Continue reading

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2013 NHL Draft: World Under-18 Championship Player Reports Part I: Team USA

The 2013 IIHF World Under-18 Championship is now more than a week in the rearview mirror, but the performances are still being dissected in scout meetings across the National Hockey League. With the NHL Draft just under two months away … Continue reading

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2013 IIHF World U18 Championship: USA vs. Canada — Gold-Medal Game Preview

I’m not sure there’s a better phrase in hockey than “USA versus Canada.” Sure, “Game 7” is kind of a big one, but USA versus Canada today is kind of like a Game 7. One game remains at the World … Continue reading

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2013 IIHF World U18 Championship: USA Outlasts Russia in Shootout, Advances to Gold-Medal Game

The Drive for Five is still alive as Team USA came from behind and bested Russia in a shootout to advance to the gold-medal game a the 2013 IIHF Men’s World Under-18 Championship. Friday night’s contest between the U.S. and … Continue reading

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2013 IIHF World U18 Championship: USA Advances to Semis

The script was flipped coming into Thursday’s quarterfinal match-up. The U.S. Men’s National Under-18 Team, typically the favorite to win the tournament stared at a bleak 2-0-0-2 record coming out of the prelims and was an underdog against 3-0-0-1 Sweden. … Continue reading

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2013 U18 World Championship: Team USA Through Three Games, Tournament Standouts

The U.S. National Under-18 Team is 2-0-0-1 through three games at the 2013 IIHF World Under-18 Championship. It hasn’t been the prettiest start for the Americans despite the record, but Team USA is well-positioned to finish in the top half … Continue reading

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Under-18 World Championship: Team USA Roster Breakdown

Announced last week, the U.S. Men’s National Under-18 Team roster is set and already training in Sochi, Russia for the 2013 IIHF World Under-18 Championship. Team USA seeks its unprecedented fifth consecutive gold medal at the World Under-18s, which will … Continue reading

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World U18 Championship: Team USA Camp Update, USA-CAN Exhibition

It’s almost time for one of the more exciting international events of the season as the U.S. Men’s National Under-18 Team is getting set for the 2013 IIHF World Under-18 Championship in Sochi, Russia. The World Under-18 Championship features 10 … Continue reading

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