Here were are on a nice Tuesday night, and we have a solid eight-game slate to tackle. For now, I will note that NHL scheduling makes it so Monday, Wednesday, and often Friday are only going to have two to four games on the slate at most. For the time being, we will make sure we have content out for the big slates on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
I have mentioned in my last few Prospect Highlight articles the increase in offensive play in the NHL. While goals and assists are definitely aspects of the game to pay attention to, that is not the only offensive aspect to be cognizant of; play away from the puck and drawing the defensive eye away is also key. With that in mind, I will be looking at Trevor Zegras. Continue reading →
There are two players in Kappo Kakko and Jack Hughes, that seem to be the consensus top selections, but after them, its a lot more uncertain how the next tier shakes up. Alex Turcotte has been projected to go as high as third and as low as eleventh overall.
10 games on the slate for your Tuesday evening puck. Teams are still vying for playoff spots and division titles so the urgency to grab as many wins in only a handful of games is a driving force for many clubs. My targeted games are as follows: Colorado Avalanche hosting Edmonton, the surprisingly much better Detroit Red Wings at home to Pittsburgh, San Jose at Vancouver and Columbus versus the Bruins.
Detroit Red Wings defenseman Mike Green will miss the rest of the season due to an ongoing liver virus he’s been trying to fight through. Green has gone through the wars missing the opening nine games this season because of the virus, then missed a month beginning in mid-December because of a foot injury, the virus has resurfaced once again.
It has been a sad few days in the hockey world as it was announced that Detroit Red Wings great Ted Lindsay passed away Monday at the age of 93. Lindsay won four Stanley Cups with the Red Wings and made a huge impact on and off the ice.