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.
Tim Stutzle has been off to a hot start in the DEL this season. Read more about him as he continues to climb NHL draft rankings.
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
Anton Lundell is the kind of player who will certainly be going high in the draft due to his well-roundedness at such an early stage in his career (yes, he is 18, but 18 is still very young in a player's development). He's already put it together as far as enabling himself to perform physically in the way he clearly envisions on the ice. Both on and off the puck he's got his wits about him, and will be NHL-ready or very close from the first game of the season.
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Cormier is flying under the radar (assumedly the result of his lack of exposure to date), but his body of work in QMJHL play as a rookie and through his first few games as a sophomore reflects that of a clear top 31 selection, potentially as high as the top 20.
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
A versatile, multi-threat sniper, Holtz can be relied on as a consistent producer of offence. He penetrates dangerous areas with his instincts, hands, and skating ability, darting and dangling his way into the slot for high-quality opportunities. And with his lethal finishing ability, a lot of those shots end up in the back of the net.
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.
Check out The Prospect Network's inaugural rankings for the 2020 NHL Draft.