Gare Joyce recounts some of his favorite moments from watching prospects while working on the NHL draft blog, as he leaves after an eight-year run to pursue other career endeavors.
At one point, some scouts saw Victor Hedman eclipsing John Tavares as the No. 1 pick in this June's draft. That has changed, but that doesn't mean that, over time, he might not be the best player coming out of this year's class.
There's no dispute about Matt Duchene being a first-round pick at the 2009 NHL draft. The only question is whether he'll be a first-hour pick.
How did the recent World Junior Championship affect the 2009 draft map? Gare Joyce ranks the top prospects heading into June.
A medical condition forced David Carle to stop playing hockey, but hockey isn't going to forget about him.
How will the first round of this week's NHL draft turn out? Gare Joyce gives us his mock draft.
As the NHL draft rolls around next week, Gare Joyce says to keep an eye on two defensemen who are sure to go early on, Drew Doughty and Zach Bogosian.
We know the top 14 picks in the NHL draft, but how do this year's prospects rank? Gare Joyce gives us his top 14.
When the NHL hosts its 2008 draft lottery on Monday night, the winner will have the first say in choosing from an impressive class. And at the top of that class is Steve Stamkos.