Tag Archive for Entry Draft

Predators Pounce on Prospect – Hockey’s Future

From the Hockey’s Future archives, 6/28/2002: Despite his immense talent, Brandon Segal has had a history of being overlooked. That trend continued during the first three rounds of the National Hockey League Entry Draft in Toronto last Saturday (June 22). Segal sat in the stands at the Air Canada Centre and listened as 96 teams…

Robbie Czarnik leaves University of Michigan for Plymouth Whalers

The Plymouth Whalers acquired the rights to University of Michigan forward Robbie Czarnik and have signed the centre to an OHL player agreement. He’s expected to make his Whalers debut Wednesday night against the Windsor Spitfires. “We are excited to add Robbie to our lineup,” said Whalers President/GM/Head Coach Vellucci in a team release. “His…

From the Monarchs website: Russian Rookie Turning Heads

Do you remember what you were doing on May 30, 1990?  While Madonna’s Vogue was topping the charts on the radio, the Springfield Indians were battling the Rochester Americans for the Calder Cup, and Edmonton was fighting to get past Boston to hoist the Stanley Cup, and Andrei Loktionov was born on that date in Voskresensk,…

Brandon Wheat Kings – News Article

[T]he Wheat Kings will soon lose eight others to National Hockey League camps in September. They include Matt Calvert (Columbus), Jordan Hale (Ottawa), Colby Robak (Florida), Brodie Melnychuk (San Jose), Jay Fehr (Minnesota), Urbom (New Jersey), Scott Glennie (Dallas) and Brayden Schenn (Los Angeles). Schenn and Glennie became the first two Wheat Kings to ever go…

From Behindthenet.ca: Junior Hockey Projections

Twenty years ago, almost all every NHL player was drafted from the Canadian Hockey League. Even today, the majority of NHL draft picks still come from the three Tier I junior hockey leagues, the Western Hockey League (WHL), the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) and the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL). But how does player…

From TSN: Tavares or Hedman? Remember “Daigle or Pronger?”

Well if the year was 1993, the Ottawa Senators would select slick centre Alexandre Daigle and leave stalwart defenceman Chris Pronger for the Hartford Whalers. In some cases, having the second overall pick can work out pretty well. The New York Islanders have a similar decision to make heading into Friday’s first round of the NHL Entry…