Category Archives: NTDP

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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A Reflection on the Brief, but Impactful Career of Blake Geoffrion

Montreal Canadiens forward Blake Geoffrion confirmed Monday that he will be stepping away from the game of hockey at the age of 25. A freak injury in the form of a depressed skull fracture during an AHL game last November … 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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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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