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Early reaction: Five teams with the best 2014 Draft classes

Now, you really, really, really cannot judge a draft until at least three, four, five years down the road. If a team is lucky, they’ve got one prospect who’s ready to play the year he’s drafted. Most draftees will continue to season in the junior leagues, or overseas, or in the minor leagues, until they’re ready for NHL action, which often times won’t be for three or four...
Via Around The Rink
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Claude Lemieux's son taken in second round by Sabres

via NHL.com The second day of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft is underway.  With the first pick of the second round, the Buffalo Sabres selected Brendan Lemieux – who is the son of long time NHL player Claude.  Lemieux Jr was taken with the 31st overall pick Brendan Lemieux was the second forward taken by the Sabres in the draft after they selected Sam Reinhart with the second overall...
Via Around The Rink
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NHL Draft: Top 10 Players Available After First Round

The glitz and glamour of the first round is over, but there are still many quality players available for teams to select in the 2014 NHL draft. The second round has provided many teams with franchise players, including 2014 Selke Trophy winner Patrice Bergeron (Boston Bruins, 2003) and Norris Trophy finalist Shea Weber (Nashville Predators, 2003) One club to watch on Day 2 is the...
Via NESN.com
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NHL Draft: Five Potential Targets For Boston Bruins In First Round

The 2014 NHL draft is Friday night in Philadelphia, and the Boston Bruins will select 25th overall in the first round. The B’s didn’t have a first-round pick last season after sending it to the Dallas Stars as part of the Jaromir Jagr trade. This year’s first-rounder will give Boston an opportunity to add talent and depth to a prospect pool that has weakened over the last two...
Via NESN.com
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Blackhawks 2014 NHL Draft Preview

The Chicago Blackhawks will be adding to the farm system this weekend when the 2014 NHL Draft takes place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This year’s crop of prospects is low on immediate impact, making it a draft worth taking chances. Chicago drafts 27th overall in the first round, and will have eight total picks. That could change with the usual influx of trades before/during...
Via The Sports Bank
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Awkward moment? Brendan Lemieux interviewed by Red Wings at the Combine

#480690719 / gettyimages.comThis might qualify as an awkward moment. Former UND hockey recruit Brendan Lemieux was interviewed by the Detroit Red Wings. Brendan's dad probably doesn't have a lot of fans in Detroit, especially after he destroyed Chris Draper with a dirty hit during the 1996 Western Conference Finals. Mike G. Morreale - NHL.com --- One of the more intriguing interviews...
Via Goon's World
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Brendan Lemieux Scouting Report: 2014 NHL Draft Prospect Profile – Barrie Colts

Photo credit: Terry Wilson | OHL Images By Todd Cordell (@ToddCordell) Brendan Lemieux Age – 18 Position – Left Wing Height – 6′1″ Weight – 210 Draft Projection: 20-30th overall OHL Team: Barrie Colts 2013-14 Regular Season Stats: 27 goals, 26 assists, 53 points, -7, 145PIM, 65 games played 2013-14 Playoff Stats: 7 goals, 3 assists, 10 points, 11 games played NHL Comparable...
Via The Hockey Guys
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Post finally responds to Patrick Bordeleau's dirty leg check on Jared Spurgeon

Nice to see that the Denver Post "finally" decided to pick up this story. Our buddy Adrian Dater from the Denver Post is Johnny on the spot for this story. But, yeah, it looks a lot like the Cooke hit on Barrie, and let’s not be naive here: we all knew the Avs would maybe try something in retaliation for losing one of their best players to a dirty hit. As I said before and I’ll...
Via Goon's World
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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