The crop of Americans in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft is an interesting group. They are sandwiched in between what was a great class in 2019, and what appears to be a great class in 2021.
After we released our January draft rankings just over a week ago, we asked for some questions on the rankings or about the draft in general. Thanks to everyone who submitted a question.
After a strong 2019 draft, the American crop coming in 2020 has been a disappointment to many. The top American, Antonio Stranges, is playing in Canada, and the first NTDP player isn’t expected to be picked until the late stages of the first round. While this is unfortunate for USA Hockey, the current NTDP U17 … Continue reading A Deep Dive into the NTDP U17 Team
Between the 6th and 10th of November we had the U18 Five Nations tournament here in my hometown of Sundsvall. In this piece I'll go through the most high profile players and some of the stand outs and let downs.
Recency bias is one hell of a drug.
It's easy to get carried away after a standout international performance. After Cole Perfetti's 12 points in five games at August's Hlinka-Gretzky Cup, we saw exactly how easy it is.
The annual World U-17 Hockey Challenge begins tonight at 9 PM (EST). 8 teams from 6 countries have made their way to Medicine Hat and Swift Current to compete for gold. With their national development team participating, the United States projects as the team to beat. Every year, this tournament is a lot of fun … Continue reading 2019 World U-17 Challenge Preview
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A perennial topic of interest every draft season are class superlatives-- the best skaters, shooters, playmakers, and puckhandlers in the draft. We touched on two of these-- the best skaters and shooters-- in our inaugural Prospect Panel here at The Prospect Network, but as a subject that always draws so much attention, I felt that … Continue reading Standout Skills: 2020 NHL Draft Superlatives
Welcome to The Prospect Network! To kick off the site we are doing a prospect panel where five members of the site each share our opinions on various draft questions and topics along with questions we have received on Twitter.