May 21 2016 08:00AM
We're nearing the end of our projections for the draft's second round, and today we have an intriguing prospect in Dillon Dubé. Dubé is a gritty, albeit undersized player that can play all three forward positions. He has flashes of skill but is likely to make himself known through his tenacity and work ethic.
Dubé emerged as one of the Kelowna Rockets' strongest players this year while they dealt with various injuries. He was a point per game player while being on the younger end of 2016 draft elgibles - projection models with smile upon him.
May 20 2016 01:00PM
You know the off-season is in full swing because Bo Horvat's frustration at the idea that a hot dog could be called a sandwich is one of the most thrilling things that happened this week. Read past the jump to catch up with Bo and some of his teammates who are playing in (and/or watching) the World Championships.
May 20 2016 11:28AM
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The 2016 Memorial Cup gets underway today, and is available for all interested fans to take in on Sportsnet. This four-team junior hockey tournament is a great way for fans to get that last bit of scouting done before the draft next month.
These teams, three of which are champions of their respective leagues (the final is a host team), are often powerhouses led by older players. Even so, there are usually some enticing draft eligible youngsters getting involved, and this year is no exception - even if most of the top end draft eligible talent plays for the same team.
Let's check out which players are available on each of the four Memorial Cup teams.
May 20 2016 10:03AM
Coming in at the 33rd spot on the Nation Network's list is self proclaimed power forward Taylor Raddysh. Raddysh's size and scoring give him the look of a surefire first rounder yet his rankings tend to fall anywhere from the end of the first round to well into the second.
After the jump we take a look at where Raddysh ranks among this years draft eligible's and why his numbers may be a little inflated.
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May 20 2016 05:00AM
Everyone wants Tyson Barrie, when putting value on draft picks goes wrong, is Mitch Marner NHL ready, Jets have assets to trade, coach talks Canucks struggles, Flames will have to trade for a goalie, is Oilers 4th overall pick undervalued, all kinds of draft news, playoff hockey and more in this week's Nation Roundup brought to you by DraftKings.