Ryan Kennedy and Steven Ellis break down the players to watch at the World Junior A Challenge in Dawson Creek over the next week.
Minnesota Wild president Matt Majka spoke with The Hockey News publisher Graeme Roustan as part of our ongoing Peer-to-Peer Q&A series with prominent members of the hockey business world.
The Toronto Maple Leafs have struggled to find the right solution in net to backup Fredrik Andersen this season. Does that mean Andersen could be forced to play more back-to-backs down the road?
London Knights forward Connor McMichael has been putting a beating on the OHL this season. The hockey world knew he was good, but he might very well be the best junior hockey player in the world right now.
Antonio Stranges' excellent skating technique has made him an exciting prospect, but as Ryan Kennedy points out, he's receiving some tough lessons from the London Knights.
The blueline is still an issue in New Jersey, but top prospect Ty Smith far away from making a splash in the NHL. In fact, his high-end two-way game makes him one of the best defensive prospects the Devils have drafted in the past decade.
Germany has three prospects who have a realistic shot at a first-round selection in June. With the World Junior Championship coming up, there is hope that Germany can be a disrupter on the international stage.