Jared McCann: Bergeron 2.0?

Steve Dangle
June 27 2014 10:02AM

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Ok, Bergeron 2.0 is a pretty unfair question to ask, but you can blame Jared McCann for that. His gifted offensive talents combined with the pride he takes in shutting the opposition down could make him a name that comes up in Selke talk in the future.

I was fortunate enough to talk to the projected mid-to-late first-rounder about his game, his development, and learning both ends of the ice. Warning: May also contain totally sweet highlight reel video.

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What are the odds?: Draft prospect Michael Bunting

Steve Dangle
June 27 2014 12:37AM

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Hey everyone! Steve "Dangle" Glynn here. I'll be in Philadelphia with Canucks Army overlord Dimitri Filipovic for this year's NHL Entry Draft! We'll be gathering lots of content, some team specific and some that everyone can enjoy, so I hope you like it! I'm not in Philly just yet but I wanted to get a head start with interviews of some of this year's draft prospects. Thanks for reading!

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2014 NHL DRAFT MOCKS & PROSPECTS PROFILES

Nation World HQ
June 26 2014 12:58PM

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Our writers around the Nation Network have done a fantastic job profiling all the top prospects for this weekend’s NHL draft.  Here is all you need to know about the players expected to be picked early in tomorrow’s first round.

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AROUND THE NATION

Nation World HQ
June 24 2014 09:57AM

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With the Stanley Cup Champion freshly crowned, we go around the network, analyzing this Friday's NHL Draft, players in free agency and the newest Hockey Hall of Fame inductee's.

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AN ARGUMENT FOR NHLE

Byron Bader
June 24 2014 08:00AM

NHLe is an equivalency formula used by some in the hockey analytics community.  It’s a method of standardizing scoring across various major and junior leagues.  Standardized scoring gives an idea of how players, generally younger prospects, perform at the NHL level. Some argue its merit as a valuable metric in assessing future performance.  The following provides a framework of how it can be used as a possible drafting qualifier.

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