Gare Joyce writes that defenseman Mike Reilly is shooting up draft boards -- in large part because of a recent five-inch growth spurt. Combined with his excellent skills and hockey sense, Reilly's newfound size is making him an intriguing prospect.
Gare Joyce examines the Lightning's decision to start Dwayne Roloson for Game 5 against the Boston Bruins on Monday night and notes that while a goalie change appears shocking, it doesn't mean that club can't win.
Gare Joyce looks at Denis Golubev. This prospect is a tank on the ice, scored a game-winner against Sweden at the World Juniors, and yet... is undrafted. His stock brings up the old issue of doing your homework on drafting Russians.
Gare Joyce checks in from the World Juniors in Buffalo. Sean Couturier, Adam Larsson, Sven Bartschi and Gregory Hoffmann have all impressed here, while a smaller-looking Finnish prospect has a shot to make waves.