2019 NHL Combine: What to Watch For

report this ad It’s here. Welcome to NHL Combine Week, 2019 edition. That means we are less than a month away from the NHL Draft. Business will finally start to pick up. And that’s where our story begins with the Combine. While there are many things we watch for, perhaps our biggest story is what […]

Pike’s Picks: 2019 NHL Draft Rankings – Final Edition

report this ad Aside from the World Hockey Championship, the hockey calendar for 2018-19 is complete. The hopeful NHL Draft prospects for this season have done all they can to impress the various scouts and now all that is left is for them to put on their best suits and head to Vancouver for the […]

Rangers’ Future Is as Bright as Can Be

The New York Rangers have been on a mission since before the trade deadline last season. For the first time in team history, they are attempting to undergo a full-scale aggressive and quick rebuild. Well, over a year into that mission, the future of the Rangers is starting to look more promising. Piece by piece, […]

Hughes & Kakko Remain Top Prospects as NHL CSS Releases Rankings

report this ad TORONTO — American centre Jack Hughes remained the top North American prospect, while Finnish right-winger Kaapo Kakko maintained the No. 1 spot among international skaters, as the NHL Central Scouting Bureau released its final rankings for the 2019 NHL draft. Hughes, a member of the U.S. National Team Development Program’s under-18 team, was […]

2019 World Juniors: Finland Edges Americans for Gold

VANCOUVER — Kaapo Kakko capitalized on his golden moment. A contender to be the first overall pick in this year’s NHL draft and an underager at this tournament, Kakko shovelled in a rebound with 1:26 remaining in regulation to lift Finland over the United States 3-2 in a thrilling gold-medal game at the 2019 IIHF […]

2019 NHL Draft Consensus Rankings – Early Season

By Ryan Pike November 9th, 2018 Early Season 2019 Edition The 2018-19 season began in September for many prospects and is now well into its third month. Most entities which rank prospects for the National Hockey League entry draft have released their first (or second) public rankings. As a result, it’s time for the early […]

2019 NHL Draft: The Top-10 Prospects

The 2018 NHL Draft this past June was defined by elite skill as well as remarkable depth. In fact, impactful players could be found deep into the first round, as prospects of varying position and potential waited impatiently to hear their names called by an NHL franchise. However, the 2019 NHL Draft — scheduled to […]