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The Hockey Writers Jun 19, 2019

Senators: 5 Free Agent Options

The 2019 NHL Entry Draft is fast approaching, and teams have the majority of their focus on the draft. But teams will also need to keep an eye just past the draft, to July 1 and the start of free agency. The opening day of free agency is one of the biggest days on the […] The post Senators: 5 Free Agent Options appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Jun 19, 2019

Blackhawks’ Toews: The Past, Present, and Future

The Chicago Blackhawks will have the third-overall pick in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft this weekend. Speculation over this pick seems to be never-ending and it’s no secret that it’s the most important draft pick the Blackhawks will have this year. They have a history of strong third-overall picks, including current captain Jonathan Toews, who […] The post Blackhawks’ Toews: The Past, Present, and Future appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Jun 19, 2019

A Draft of the Rangers’ Best Picks

The New York Rangers may not have the greatest overall success when it comes to gaining stars from the NHL Entry Draft, especially when it comes to early draft picks. However, there have been diamonds and hidden gems that the team has selected since the draft’s inception in 1963. Entering the 2019 draft, barring any […] The post A Draft of the Rangers’ Best Picks appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Defending Big D Jun 19, 2019
Wednesday Links: Will Bishop Win the Vezina?

Wednesday Links: Will Bishop Win the Vezina?

The Stars’ goaltender could win the first Vezina Trophy of his career and in franchise history tonight. Plus, why Dallas shouldn’t try to trade Jamie Benn, the Flyers make some moves, and more. The NHL Awards are tonight, and up for the Vezina Trophy — awarded by the General Managers to the league’s best goaltender — is Dallas Stars netminder Ben Bishop: Bishop led the league with a .934 save percentage and was second with a 1.98 goals-against average... Bishop set a new career high with seven shutouts and nearly carried the Stars to the Western Conference final by making 52 saves...
Last Word on Hockey Jun 19, 2019
Daniil Misyul Scouting Report: 2019 NHL Draft #78

Daniil Misyul Scouting Report: 2019 NHL Draft #78

Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players. Each day I will bring you a new player profile or topical article in the lead-up to the 2019 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for the site that will bring you analytical and critical profiles and scouting reports! Last Word On Hockey Prospects is your new headquarters for everything “NHL Draft”! We have a complete listing of our draft articles here. Today we look at Russian defenceman Daniil Misyul. Daniil Misyul got his...
A Winning Habit Jun 19, 2019

Montreal Canadiens: Could Peyton Krebs Drop To 15 At NHL Draft?

The Montreal Canadiens have the 15th overall selection at the upcoming NHL Draft. Peyton Krebs was ranked very high but could an injury see him drop to the Habs? The Montreal Canadiens just barely missed the NHL Playoffs. They were in the dreaded position of being the best team in the league that did not […] Montreal Canadiens: Could Peyton Krebs Drop To 15 At NHL Draft? - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Second City Hockey Jun 19, 2019
2019 NHL Awards Show: How to watch on TV, online

2019 NHL Awards Show: How to watch on TV, online

The league will recognize its top players, coach and general manager from this past season. The NHL will roll out the red carpet for its annual awards show Wednesday at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The league will recognize its top players, coach and general manager from this past season. Patrick Kane is the lone Blackhawks player up for a season-ending award as a finalist for the Ted Lindsay Award, which is given annually to the league’s most outstanding player as voted on by members of the NHL Players’ Association. The other two finalists for the award are Lightning winger...
Pension Plan Puppets Jun 19, 2019
The Leafs Pre-Draft Cupboard is Always Bare

The Leafs Pre-Draft Cupboard is Always Bare

A look at the depth chart and who is in the pipeline before the draft changes everything. We’re at that time of the year where the roster and the list of prospects is thinnest, but it’s a good idea to look them over before the draft and see where the holes are. First, the pipeline, which is a sad and short list. For these purposes, this is every unsigned draft pick, or those signed to NHL contracts, but loaned back to junior hockey. There are a few players out there the Leafs have technical signing rights too, but they aren’t really prospects. If you want to keep up with all the...
Hockey Wilderness Jun 19, 2019
Wilderness Walk: Moving Season

Wilderness Walk: Moving Season

NHL Draft and possible cap woes will make for a busy week, plus NHL news and notes The NHL offseason was already set to be busy. Then, on Tuesday, rumors that the salary cap would be less than the projected $83,000,000 made their way to twitter: NHL and NHLPA meeting today. Among topics, next years cap projection. Some believe the cap will be around $82 mil. A lower cap means lower escrow. Obviously, teams with cap issues were hoping it would be closer to $83 mil. Should be finalized this week.— Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) June 18, 2019 And then, the news got worse: Multiple...
The Hockey Writers Jun 19, 2019

John Beecher – 2019 NHL Draft Prospect Profile

John Beecher 2018-19 Team: U.S. National Development Team (#17)Date of Birth: April 5, 2001Place of Birth: Elmira, New YorkHt: 6-foot-3 Wt: 209 poundsShoots: LeftPosition: CenterNHL Draft Eligibility: 2019 first-year eligible Rankings The Hockey Writers (Pike’s Picks): 43rd (final) Future Considerations: 33rd (final) ISS: outside of first round (April) Bob McKenzie: 41st (June) Craig Button: 45th […] The post John Beecher – 2019 NHL Draft Prospect Profile appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Sportsnet.ca Jun 19, 2019
Canucks search for blue line help before draft as market heats up

Canucks search for blue line help before draft as market heats up

For the one or two defencemen the Canucks require to seriously push for a playoff spot next season, GM Jim Benning must go on the trade market. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
The Hockey Writers Jun 19, 2019

Breaking Down the Flyers’ Trade for Justin Braun

For the second time this week the Philadelphia Flyers have made a trade for a veteran defenseman, this time for long-time San Jose Shark, Justin Braun. The Flyers shipped out a 2019 second-round pick along with a third-rounder in 2020 to acquire him. General manager Chuck Fletcher has kept his promise to be aggressive this […] The post Breaking Down the Flyers’ Trade for Justin Braun appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Last Word on Hockey Jun 19, 2019
NHL Rumours: Winnipeg Jets, Anaheim Ducks, New York Rangers and More

NHL Rumours: Winnipeg Jets, Anaheim Ducks, New York Rangers and More

Pull up a chair and settle in for Wednesdays NHL Rumours. Last Word On Hockey is bringing you the latest collection of NHL Rumours from around the league! Today we're checking in with the Winnipeg Jets, Anaheim Ducks, New York Rangers, and Vancouver Canucks. All NHL Rumours are taken from the original source and are subject to change. NHL Rumours Winnipeg Jets Rumour: Our first NHL Rumour is from Frank Seravalli. He mentioned that the Jets offered Nikolaj Ehlers to the Carolina Hurricanes for a right-handed...
Canes Country Jun 19, 2019
SBN and CC’s NHL Awards

SBN and CC’s NHL Awards

If they won’t let us vote, then we’ll do it ourselves. Later tonight, the NHL will honor the best of the 2018-19 season at the annual NHL Awards in Las Vegas. Every year, members of the Professional Hockey Writers Association select their top five for a handful of awards, then the votes are weighted and tallied to decide who wins each award. Like most fans, those of us at SBN Hockey have opinions on who should win. And like most fans, very few of us — and none of the CC writers — are members of the PHWA, so we don’t get a say in the process. So, this year, we did the next best...
A Winning Habit Jun 19, 2019

Montreal Canadiens: More proof it’s likely the end of Charles Hudon

Charles Hudo and his future with the Montreal Canadiens has been up in the air, but the rejection of his qualifying may be the nail in the coffin. The 2018-19 season was a turning point for several players on the Montreal Canadiens, including Charles Hudon. After making the team out of camp for the first […] Montreal Canadiens: More proof it’s likely the end of Charles Hudon - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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