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  1. Trade intrigue increases as draft nears

    Mike Hume

    Even as the Stanley Cup playoffs continue, it's hard not to notice several situations that could produce a flurry of trade activity in the early offseason, particularly come the NHL draft. In fact, Dallas Stars GM Jim Nill told USA Today's Kevin A...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  2. How much is P.K. Subban worth?

    Mike Hume

    It's a rare occurrence when a defenseman is in the conversation for the Conn Smythe Trophy as the Stanley Cup Playoffs' MVP, but in 2014 both Drew Doughty and P.K. Subban have placed themselves front and center in any such talk, and Subban could use ...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  3. Links from around the rink: April 18

    Mike Hume

    For the embattled coaches of the NHL, there was no real "Black Monday" mass firing, as many expected. Despite horribly disappointing seasons for a number of teams -- including the Toronto Maple Leafs, Vancouver Canucks, Washington Capitals and New Yo...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  4. Links from around the rink: April 11

    Mike Hume

    For six months, the St. Louis Blues cruised through the NHL season, never once losing three consecutive games and surpassing the Chicago Blackhawks atop the Central Division standings. Come the trade deadline, the Blues shored up their lone perceived...

    Blog | April 11, 2014
  5. Trouba reminding many of Chris Pronger

    Mike Hume

    Ask defenseman and premier draft prospect Jacob Trouba to name his biggest strength and you might expect to hear about his sound defensive game, his puckhandling abilities or his never-back-down physicality. But when posed that very question earlier ...

    Blog | October 06, 2011
  6. NHL draft - Jacob Trouba plays like Chris Pronger

    Mike Hume

    With an energetic and physical game, top NHL prospect Jacob Trouba is reminding many of veteran defenseman Chris Pronger. Though he's signed on with Michigan, there's a good chance he never steps foot in Ann Arbor.

    Blog | Conversation | October 06, 2011
  7. Standout prospects from R&D camp

    Mike Hume

    ETOBICOKE, Ont. -- Barely four days removed from the conclusion of the Ivan Hlinka summer tournament in Slovakia, a group of the game's most talented draft-eligible players gathered for the second NHL Research and Development camp in Etobicoke, Ont. ...

    Blog | August 19, 2011
  8. NHL - Top 2012 NHL Draft prospects from the R&D camp

    Mike Hume

    Mike Hume breaks down the prospects who had NHL scouts and execs talking at the NHL Research and Development camp.

    Blog | Conversation | August 19, 2011
  9. Jordan Schmaltz on fast track to NHL

    Mike Hume

    When it comes to his hockey career, it seems like Jordan Schmaltz has always been ahead of the curve. Three years ago the Verona, Wisconsin, native made headlines by giving a verbal commitment to the University of Wisconsin ... at age 14. While that...

    Blog | August 01, 2011
  10. 2012 NHL Draft prospect Jordan Schmaltz has always been ahead of ...

    Mike Hume

    Mike Hume profiles a teenage hockey star who announced a college commitment at age 14 and has consistently been ahead of the game in regard to his development.

    Blog | Conversation | August 01, 2011
  11. NHL Draft Profiles: Adam Clendening

    Mike Hume

    It's a safe assumption that Boston University freshman defenseman Adam Clendening has Dec. 3 circled on his calendar. That's when Clendening's Terriers play the first of two consecutive games against rival Eagles of Boston College ... the team that p...

    Blog | October 07, 2010
  12. 2011 NHL draft: Adam Clendening is a top prospect, and the center...

    Mike Hume

    Adam Clendening is a big-time player with strong puckhandling and a solid shot. If he can avoid taking bad penalties, he will be a good NHL player.

    Blog | Conversation | October 07, 2010
  13. NHL Draft Profiles: Rocco Grimaldi

    Mike Hume

    At just 5-foot-6, Rocco Grimaldi is not going to stand out in a crowd. Put that crowd on skates however, and you may not be able to keep your eyes off him. "You come to the rink and he's the first guy you notice because of his speed," says Ron Rolst...

    Blog | September 30, 2010
  14. 2011 NHL draft: Rocco Grimaldi's speed will get him noticed on dr...

    Mike Hume

    Rocco Grimaldi lacks ideal size for an NHL forward, but his exemplary quickness will get him noticed by scouts looking for the next Brian Gionta. Mike Hume profiles the 2011 NHL draft prospect.

    Blog | Conversation | September 30, 2010
  15. 2011 NHL draft: Matt Nieto could be Hall of Fame caliber -- if he...

    Mike Hume

    Mike Hume profiles BU-bound Matt Nieto, one of the most compelling, skill-set-laden prospects in the 2011 NHL draft. The problem? His consistency and work ethic just aren't there yet.

    Blog | Conversation | September 02, 2010
  16. 2011 NHL draft: Brandon Saad projects as a 35 goals per year NHL ...

    Mike Hume

    Brandon Saad isn't the most talkative prospect out there; the Saginaw LW/C puts his head down and goes to work. But if you let scouts do the talking, Saad could be a 35 goals per year guy at the pro level -- and in the NHL soon after the '11 draft.

    Blog | Conversation | August 19, 2010