WHL teams that produce NHL players

Jason Gregor
June 25 2009 09:38AM

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The 2009 NHL draft is almost upon us and on Friday some teams will make a selection that solidifies their organization; others will make choices that keep them spinning their wheels, while some will outright strike out.

In today’s game if you don’t draft well you have no chance of competing. Of course astute trades and free-agent signings are keys to success as well, but the foundation of every championship team is built through their draft.

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Pre-Draft Questions that Need Answers

Jason Gregor
June 17 2009 02:48PM

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The anticipation across the NHL and specifically for the fans will increase daily as we are now within ten days of the 2009 NHL entry draft. The scuttlebutt has the Islanders prepared to take Victor Hedman instead of John Tavares, but it’s not a slam dunk.

As we get closer to the draft and the start of free agency the Nation has been asking some great questions. **If you have any questions you want answered email Gregor at jason@justagame.ca.

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Passion

Jason Gregor
June 16 2009 10:31AM

Ethan Moreau and Shawn Horcoff drive to the net against the Hurricanes

Pas • sion | noun : Strong barely controllable emotion. Strong enthusiasm.

More than anything passion drives every facet of sport. The players need it to be champions, management requires it to continue on after a bad personnel decision, and the media better have it if they want to stay in the game. But fans possess it the most.

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What would you do for a Klondike Bar?

Jason Gregor
June 11 2009 09:54PM

Remember that jingle? This commercial illustrates just how easy it could be… If life was only this easy, imagine what your lady friend would do if you cleared the whole table??? Dare to dream boys, dare to dream. Of course remember once you set that precedent then you’ll be expected to do it again. So weigh your options.

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Hot Hot Heatley

Jason Gregor
June 09 2009 11:07PM

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With Dany Heatley announcing he wants out of Ottawa and into the Western conference you can bet that 14 teams in West are preparing their offer. The Wings can’t take Heatley because he makes more than Lidstrom and that goes against their policy, not to mention Zetterberg and Datsyuk make less as well.

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