matvei michkov

Matvei Michkov Joining the Philadelphia Flyers for the 2024-25 Season

With the draft just four days away and the thought that Matvei Michkov wouldn’t make it to the NHL for a few more years. It was announced this morning by Hockey News Hub and the Fourth Period’s Anthony DiMarco that Michkov would be leaving the SKA and making his way to the United States. Michkov […]

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When Can Newly-Drafted Prospects Break Through Into The NHL?

When do or can prospects make the jump to the NHL/AHL level? Most NHL prospects take 3-5 years post-draft to reach the NHL, with less than a third of first-rounders making an NHL team. Factors like skill development and individual progression dictate the timeline. Additionally, a strict NHL-CHL agreement impacts where prospects can play, depending on age. Any player under the age of 20 is ineligible to play in the AHL. NHL Entry Draft intricacies, entry-level contracts, Russian political issues and AHL stints shape a prospect’s journey.

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Who Was Selected on Day One of the 2023 NHL Entry Draft

The 2023 NHL Entry Draft has all of the hype surrounding it, here at Inside The Rink, a group of multiple writers wrote prospect profiles throughout a set period of time. Day one of the draft is upon us and the first 32 selections have arrived. 1st overall – Chicago Blackhawks With the first overall […]

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Leo Carlsson

Smith, Carlsson, or Michkov? No Matter What, the Sharks Win.

The San Jose Sharks are set to make their highest pick in the draft since they drafted Brad Stuart third overall in the 1998 draft. The raging debate between Sharks fans about drafting Will Smith, Leo Carlsson, or Matvei Michkov has been the center of discourse since the season ended. No matter who Mike Grier […]

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Kelowna Rockets Center Andrew Cristall Skating Towards Bench to Celebrate Goal

Anselmo’s Final Top 100 for the 2023 NHL Entry-Draft

The 2023 NHL Entry-Draft is one of the deepest classes we’ve seen in a while. This is a draft you won’t want to miss, highlighted by potential superstars like Connor Bedard, Adam Fantilli, and Matvei Michkov. For contending team’s the draft can be seen as a whatever, but with how much talent is available this […]

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2023 NHL Draft: Post-Lottery Mock Draft

The NHL Draft Lottery was held on Monday evening, and the order in which teams will be selecting 1-16 in the first round is now set. To the overwhelming dismay of hockey fans, the Chicago Blackhawks have won the right to select first overall in the NHL Draft set to take place on June 28th […]

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Matvei Michkov

2023 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: Matvei Michkov

The Scouting Report: Matvei Michkov, from Perm, Russia, born on December 9th, 2004, is touted as the best Russian draft-eligible prospect since Alex Ovechkin. However, a curious case for Matvei Michkov is his contract till the end of the 2025-26 season and possibly never transitioning from the KHL to the NHL. Standing at 5’10” and […]

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Pierre-Luc Dubois in a Winnipeg Jets uniform doing the Superman Celly after a goal.

Could Montreal Be Willing to Move 5th Overall Pick to Acquire Pierre-Luc Dubois?

It has been reported that Kent Hughes, the Montreal Canadiens general manager, is willing to move the fifth overall pick of the 2023 NHL entry draft to acquire Winnipeg Jets center, Pierre-Luc Dubois. The report comes around 12:00 pm CST on May 9th from a reporter of the Montreal Gazette. This comes as a report […]

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Kyle Davidson

Blackhawks: Is It Time To Hit The Panic Button On Kyle Davidson?

Conor Bedard. Kyle Davidson’s plan is clear, and it’s a TANK JOB. But is it time for Blackhawks fans to worry? Davidson had a fantastic trade deadline moving on from Brandon Hagel and getting a MASSIVE return, including two first-round draft picks. Unfortunately, this move overshadowed the choice not to trade Calvin De Haan. Instead, […]

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Opinion: Should The Bruins Take A Step Back This Year?

The Bruins are in an interesting spot right now. With Bergeron coming back for another year, it’s given hope to fans that the B’s window still might be open. Despite some optimism, we have to start looking toward the future. Pasta doesn’t have a contract past this season, Marchand is creeping into his mid-30s, and […]

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