USA Hockey NTDP continues the trend with a major impact on the 2023 NHL Draft

Nashville – The USA Hockey National Under-18 Team Development Program team has continued its trend of sprinkling a few Star-Spangled Magic in the first round in the 2023 NHL Senior Draft. It started when William Smith (6-foot-1, 180 pounds), a right shooting center, became the first of four NTDP U-18 players to be selected in … Read more

Two Scouts’ wild trip to the NHL draft – canceled trips, a car crash and an ‘champion’ RV

The phone of the Dallas Stars’ director of team services rang at 4:42 p.m. Tuesday, with a call from one of the team’s international amateur scouts. “As soon as I heard Jiří’s voice, I knew something wasn’t right,” said Jason Radman, who oversees the team’s travel. “Tell me what happened. The first thought, of course, … Read more

Lightning traded Ross Colton to Avalanche for pick #37: what he brings to Colorado

The teams announced Wednesday that the Lightning are trading forward Ross Colton to the Avalanche in exchange for the 37th pick in the 2023 draft. Here’s what you need to know: Colton scored 16 goals and had 16 assists in 81 games last season. As a junior, he scored the goal that clinched the 2021 … Read more