Jay O'Brien is a bust. Raise your hand if you've either said or thought that statement. A large quantity of us, myself included, are guilty of doing so. Of course, we had our reasons. From a failed tenure at Providence to a good but not dominant year in the BCHL to an unplanned interruption due … Continue reading Jay O’Brien No Longer at “Bust” Status
Successful NHL franchises are built through the draft. For that reason, it is never too early to start looking ahead at potential draft options for the Philadelphia Flyers in 2021. As of now, the 2021 NHL Entry Draft is set for July 23–24, 2021. It is unknown how the event will be held, whether virtual … Continue reading The Draft Mindset: Dylan Guenther
Successful NHL franchises are built through the draft. For that reason, it is never too early to start looking ahead at potential draft options for the Philadelphia Flyers in 2021. As of now, the 2021 NHL Entry Draft is set for July 23–24, 2021. It is unknown how the event will be held, whether virtual again or held in … Continue reading The Draft Mindset: Fabian Lysell
Gearing up for this week's edition of "Pod Street Prospects Journal," I started to think about all of the young talent unable to play due to the pandemic. Yes, some leagues have been lucky. However, a lot have not. Look at the WHL and OHL. Neither league has been able to play any hockey at … Continue reading Pod Street Prospects Journal: Roddy Ross, Bobby Brink, and Others
Complementary, by definition, means making something else better. On their own, complementary players fails to stand out. However, when partnered with other skilled athletes, they improve a team's overall performance. For the University of North Dakota, Gavin Hain is that player. A glance at his numbers and one will walk away unimpressed. Hovering around .30 … Continue reading Gavin Hain: North Dakota’s Effective Complementary Asset
With training camp and the AHL season approaching, it's a good time to talk about those players that don't come up as often. I decided to look at five.
Happy 2021 everyone! 2020 was like a never-ending stinky fart smell that will not disappear no matter what we tried. At the same time, it's humorous to see people pretend like living in "the upside-down" is just over now that we have reached a new calendar year. I hate to be the bearer of bad … Continue reading Pod Street Prospects Journal: New Year’s Edition
Drafting hockey players is far from an exact science. There is no foolproof way of adding prospects to your organization, and it always comes with risks. The key is for a franchise to do all of their homework. Identify a player's strengths and weaknesses, and use that to calculate potential upside and how they project … Continue reading Tyson Foerster: The Good, Bad, and Future