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The Hockey News Prospect Podcast: Wright, Slafkovsky, Goaltenders and More

This week on The Hockey News Prospect Podcast, Ryan Kennedy looks at the battle for the top spot in the 2022 NHL draft, the top performing prospects in Beijing, the teams with thriving goalie farms, the World Junior Championship and more.
Shane Wright

This week on The Hockey News Prospect Podcast with Ryan Kennedy:

- Is Shane Wright still the No. 1 prospect?

- Which prospects stood out in Beijing?

- The teams with the top goalie prospect systems

- Will NHL teams be reluctant to send players to the World Junior Championship in August?

- Nick Robertson's return to the AHL

And more!



Can the Rangers Weather the Hurricanes?

The star-caliber players at the top of the Rangers lineup will need to be firing on all cylinders in this series in order to compensate for some lackluster depth in areas. And Igor Shesterkin needs to be the King he was in the regular season, too, to beat Carolina.

2022 IIHF World Championship

Men's World Championship Roundup: Quarterfinal Race Heats Up After Electric Friday

Finland, Germany, Latvia and Slovakia were all victorious on a Friday that helped set the stage for a crazy final few days of round-robin play at the World Championship.


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Stan Fischler looks at the Florida/Tampa Bay battle, Evgeni Malkin's future, television ratings in the United States, the Carolina Hurricanes' arena, Seattle's state of coaching, how to be a Zamboni driver and more.