A Night At The Draft

In News by Jess Rubenstein

  (5:47 local time) I for one am happy that Jeff Gorton was able to flip Derek Stepan and Anti Raanta the seventh pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. Forget to break up the core the core was broken and needed repair. So at seven which direction?  Do they go center or defense? I hope Cody Glass is sitting there …

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Prospect Park: In The End Sean Day Is A Champion

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

On the last day of the 2016-2017 prospect season, the least likely of prospects Sean Day became a champion. Day and his Windsor Spitfires did what few (including myself) was possible and won the 2017 Memorial Cup after defeating fellow OHL team the Erie Otters 4-3. The Spitfires who were eliminated in the first round of the OHL playoffs and …

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Prospect Park: Gernander Is Fall Guy For Ranger Failures

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

Ken Gernander is being made into the fall guy and paid with his job for the failures of the New York Rangers to properly restock their prospect pipeline. Yes, the Hartford Wolfpack had one of their worst seasons in years and yes, they have failed to make the playoffs in four of the last five seasons. But here is the …