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Oh Canada, let the free agent frenzy begin

June 30th, 2011 by matt.brown

             On July 1st Canada is turning 144.  That same day the NHL opens their doors on the free agent market. No it isn’t the 144th time they’ll be doing it, but it has the same buzz surrounding it as a 144th birthday party.             There’s no hiding the top UFA come July 1st. Where [...]

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By Alessia Cianni NHL Free Agency is just days away but to say this year’s class of unrestricted player’s lacks depth would be an understatement. Today, Brooks Laich signed a six year, 27 million dollar deal to stay with the Washington Capitals, taking arguably the second best forward off the free agent list. Cue the [...]

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Leafs rebuild in Minnesota

June 25th, 2011 by matt.brown

 The Toronto Maple Leafs have been criticized over the years for never building their team through the draft, well yesterday the Leafs did exactly that in Minnesota. Toronto GM Brian Burke has always been known for his prowess of wheeling and dealing at the NHL’s entry draft. Everyone remembers when he managed to swing a [...]

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NHL 2011 Mock Draft and Live Chat

June 24th, 2011 by matt.brown

It’s one of the toughest drafts in awhile to predict, so here goes nothing! It’s just the first round today. Tomorrow I’ll have a 2nd round mock draft up in the morning. Join in on the live chat during the draft and live tweeting before and after with Matt Brown, @mbrown590.  1. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Ht/Wt:6.00/170 [...]

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2011 NHL ENTRY DRAFT PICK SUMMARY

June 23rd, 2011 by matt.brown

 The Ottawa Senators hold a League-high 12 picks for the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, to be held Friday, June 24 (round 1) and Saturday, June 25 (rounds 2-7) at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. The Minnesota Wild, hosting the Entry Draft for the first time in franchise history, are scheduled to make their [...]

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Adam Clendening

June 23rd, 2011 by matt.brown

Adam Clendening- North American Skater   – Boston University, H-East Final Ranking- 45              Mid-Term Ranking- 61 Position- Defenceman          Shoots- Right Height- 5’11                            Weight- 190 Born- October 26th, 1992 Born in- Niagara Falls, NY, USA Statistics: Season             Team                    League          GP    G     A    P   PIM 2010-2011  Boston University Hockey East          39    5   21  26      80 2009-2010    USNDT           USHL            [...]

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Boone Jenner

June 21st, 2011 by matt.brown

Boone Jenner – North American Skater                                                              - Oshawa- OHL                                                                  Final Ranking- 18              Mid-Term Ranking- 18                                                                               Position- Center           Shoots- Left                               Height- 6’1                            Weight- 201                                                                                                                                                                                                 Born- June 15th, 1993           Hometown- Dorchester, ON, CAN Born in- Dorchester, ON, CAN      Statistics:                                            Regular Season        Playoffs Season          Team      League    GP   G  A  P  [...]

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Ty Rattie

June 21st, 2011 by matt.brown

Ty Rattie – North American Skater                                                       – Portland- WHL                                                                  Final Ranking- 17              Mid-Term Ranking- 11                                                                               Position- Right Wing           Shoots- Right                               Height- 5’11                            Weight- 163                                                                                                                                                                                                 Born- February 5th, 1993           Hometown- Airdrie, AB, CAN Born in- Calgary, AB, CAN      Statistics:                                            Regular Season        Playoffs Season          Team      League    GP   G  A  P  [...]

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Mark Scheifele

June 21st, 2011 by matt.brown

Mark Scheifele – North American Skater – Barrie- OHL Final Ranking- 16              Mid-Term Ranking- 21 Position- Center               Shoots- Right Height- 6’2                            Weight- 182 Born- October 28th, 1992           Hometown- Kitchener, ON, CAN Born in- Kitchener, ON, CAN Statistics:                                                        Regular Season                      Playoffs Season                Team           League          GP      G     A    P   PIM   GP             G   A  P  PIM [...]

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Zack Phillips

June 21st, 2011 by matt.brown

Zack Phillips – North American Skater                                                            - Saint John- QMJHL                                                                  Final Ranking- 15              Mid-Term Ranking- 12                                                                               Position- Center               Shoots- Right                               Height- 6’1                            Weight- 178                                                                                                                                                                                                 Born- October 28th, 1992           Hometown- Fredericton, NB, CAN Born in- Fredericton, NB, CAN       Statistics:                                                        Regular Season                      Playoffs Season                Team           League          GP      G     A    P   [...]

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