Six Dallas Stars Players for the Succession to the Captaincy

This isn’t a pleasant topic to think about, but there will likely come a time when the Dallas Stars captain, Jamie Benn, will most likely no longer be the captain. Benn has served as the Stars’ captain since 2013.  Benn, now 34, signed an eight-year, $76 million contract extension in 2016. Benn’s contract extension came […]

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Carolina Hurricanes Top 10 Prospects 2023-24

One of the most difficult parts of being a good NHL team is trying to balance the present with the future. A contending team’s salary cap room slowly dissolves as they add free agents or extend their core pieces. Their draft capital can dwindle if the General Manager isn’t wary about sacrificing too many of […]

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Detroit Strongly Represented at the Upcoming WJC

After the 2022 World Junior Under-20 Championship was initially canceled back in December, there was uncertainty about when and if the tournament would resume. Only a few months later, the IIHF announced the tournament would take place August 9th-20th at Rogers Place in Edmonton. With many picks over the past few seasons, the Red Wings […]

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Analysis: Red Wings Potential Pick at #8, Joakim Kemell

In July, the Detroit Red Wings will pick at #8 in the NHL Entry Draft. Adding a top forward such as Joakim Kemell will provide Detroit with two prized right-wingers to balance out the top two lines. Kemell is very similar to rookie phenom Lucas Raymond in that he is shoots right, is very skilled, […]

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Topi Niemela shields the puck

Liiga Scoring Leader is None Other Than Leafs Prospect Topi Niemela

Since taking over as GM of the Leafs, Kyle Dubas has done an excellent job extracting plus value from Toronto’s draft slots as a perennial playoff team. He’s taken big swings on skill and upside, unabashedly drafted smaller skilled players who are producing well in their respective leagues, and traded down several times to acquire […]

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