Draft Picks

Noah Hanifin Lands With Golden Knights

The Calgary Flames have traded another key piece of their lineup, this time sending star defenseman Noah Hanifin to the Vegas Golden Knights. Hanifin, an integral part of Calgary’s blueline, is coming to Vegas with 35 points, 11 goals, and 24 assists in 61 games played, with an average ice time of 23:46 a night. […]

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Calgary Flames Trade Chris Tanev to Dallas Stars

The Calgary Flames have finally, after weeks of speculation and trade rumors, sent Chris Tanev on his way to a new team: the Dallas Stars. He joins a club that is tied with the Winnipeg Jets with 79 points to lead the central division and tied for second in the western conference. Tanev, an absolute […]

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Anaheim Ducks 2023 Draft Recap

The 2023 NHL entry draft has concluded, and the Anaheim Ducks will fly home from Nashville with nine new prospects in their organization. This year’s draft was considered by many to be not only one of the deepest in recent memory but the one with the most elite talent at the very top of the […]

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Pat Verbeek

Ducks Potential Free Agent Targets

Anaheim Ducks general manager Pat Verbeek has already had a busy start to one of the more exciting offseasons the Ducks have had. Verbeek finished his head coaching search for the Ducks and their AHL affiliate San Diego Gulls, with Greg Cronin and Matt McIlvane. Next week, Verbeek will have to make nine selections in […]

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Oliver Bonk, London Knights (Natalie Shaver/OHL Images)

2023 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: Oliver Bonk

Oliver Bonk is a skilled two-way defenseman who played for the London Knights this past season. His success was a large part of why the Knights found success, making it all the way to the finals in the OHL. Bonk contributed positively on the ice in the defensive zone, making it a challenge for players […]

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Aram Minnetian with the USNTDP (Photo by Jenae Anderson / The Hockey Writers)

2023 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: Aram Minnetian

National Hockey League 2023 draft prospect Aram Minnetian was born in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey, on March 19, 2005. The 18-year-old defenseman is a tremendous skater who is good on his edges and has a great, powerful stride. The 6-foot, 170-pound right-shot blue liner excels on the rush with good stick-handling skills. Minnetian has been […]

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The Western Hockey League chose Scott Ratzlaff of the Seattle Thunderbirds as the Goaltender of the Month for December. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, Seattle Thunderbirds

2023 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: Scott Ratzlaff

Scott Ratzlaff is the 6’1”, 172lb Canadian born goalie who spent the 22/23 season with the Seattle Thunderbirds of the WHL. 34GP – 2.15GAA – .918 SV% – 25 W – 5SO Strengths He plays a very smart, controlled game and relies on his positioning and skating to stop pucks. He has good rebound control, […]

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2023 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: Charlie Stramel

Charlie Stramel is the 6’3”, 216 lb American-born Center currently playing for the Wisconsin Badgers. 33GP-5G-7A-59PIM Related Story: 2023 NHL Draft – Nashville Strengths The first thing that stands out when viewing Stramel’s play is his NHL-ready physical presence and stature. He plays a power forward style game, can crash the net and center lane […]

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Matthew Wood skating for the University of Connecticut

2023 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: Matthew Wood

The Scouting Report: Matthew Wood from Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, born on February 6th, 2005, is a top prospect for the 2023 NHL entry draft in Nashville. Matthew Wood is often underlooked simply because he played his 2021-22 season in the British Colombia Hockey League and his 2022-23 season in the NCAA. The versatile forward is […]

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2023 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: Ales Cech

The Scouting Report: Ales Cech from Praha, Czechia, born on June 1st, 2004, is a draft-eligible prospect for the 2023 NHL entry draft in Nashville. Most defenseman in this draft class either have a standout quality, or play and old-school boring style of play, Ales Cech finds himself directly in the middle of both of […]

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