WWYDW: Projecting Defencemen

Jonathan Willis
April 13 2016 11:00AM

Defensive mess

Defence can be a hard position to assess and predict, and I wanted to illustrate the uncertainty involved in this week’s edition of What Would You Do Wednesday.

The following piece includes stats, scouting reports and other key pieces of information for five young defencemen, each of them unnamed. Each defenceman is in his third year post-entry draft at the time these snapshots were taken. The challenge is to pick the best of the lot. 

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Speaking Of... The Stanley Cup Playoffs

Chris the Intern
April 13 2016 09:00AM

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I hate to disappoint everyone, but the season coming to an end also means the injury report has come to an end as well. So today we say goodbye to the Injury Report for the summer, and say hello to my new segment, "Speaking Of!"

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Robin Brownlee
April 13 2016 07:00AM


The NHL renamed its divisions and conferences for the new season, but changing names didn’t change the fact the Oilers were no longer even a shadow of the team that won the 1990 Stanley Cup and would be lousy again in missing the playoffs for the second season in a row.

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April 12 2016 07:28PM

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One year ago, David Musil had just completed his first NHL cup of coffee. Playing well after his first NHL recall, Musil picked up an assist (his second in three games), played 19 minutes and posted a solid showing. One year later? Another solid AHL season is wrapping up, but no time in the NHL for the young defender. What does his future look like?

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Chris the Intern Investigates: Farewell Rexall Place

April 12 2016 03:30PM

Intrepid reporter Chris The Intern headed out to Rexall Place before the final game at the old barn, to see what people had to say about their first game at Rexall, favourite Rexall memory and more! 

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